Global Village provides comfortable, unique backpackers’ accommodation. Beautifully decorated in a Global Art theme, where the atmosphere is conducive to good conversation and good times. Comfortable lounge with log fire and lots of quiet spaces if you need to escape. Separate TV lounge with extensive movie collection. Private Hot Spa, Sauna and Fitness room available at small cost.

Beds fully made up with bedside lights, shelf and individual power points. New World supermarket is just 400 metres away, Great west coast pub 100 metres away, and Aquatic centre 200 metres away. 20 minutes walk to Jade (green stone) hunting beach and sunset view point.

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Hostel Amenities

Other than the facilities and ensuites with certain rooms, Global Village Backpackers provide their guests with plenty more amenities. If you have any questions, let us know.
  • WiFi - Free unlimited WiFi is available throughout the hostel.
  • Parking - Free parking on site.


  • Do you have private parking?
    Yes. Free private off street parking.
  • Where can we eat?
    Cafes, Restaurants, and good pub food within walking distance.
  • Where is the nearest supermarket?
    New World Supermarket is only 400m away.
  • Can you book direct through the hostel?
    Yes. We can book most activities as well as Inter City bus and West Coast Shuttle. If you have joined The Backpacker Group you will need to book direct with any of our TBG activities.
  • What are the top things to do and see?
    Wilderness Cycle trail, Pt Elizabeth walkway, King Domain scenic walk, Green Stone huntig, Free Kayaking and free use of Bicycles at Global Village.
  • Can I use the hostel facilities after checking out at 10am?
    No. However, you are most welcome to sit back with free WiFi until your bus or train departure time.
  • Is it possible to check in after 10pm and check out after 10am?
    Late check in can be arranged but we ask for 10am check out.
  • I dont have a car, what is the best way to get to Greymouth?
    Tranz Alpine and West Coast Shuttel from Christchurch, Inter City bus from Nelson and Glaciers. West Coast shuttle drop you at our door. We pick up from Inter City bus and Tranz Alpine.
  • How can I pay for my stay?
    We accept Cash, Eftpos and Creadit Cards without fee (VISA, Master Card, American Express).
  • Is the WIFI free?
    Yes!! We provide reliable unlimited free WiFi.

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Urgent Coronavirus Update

Anyone that has arrived into New Zealand from Monday 16th March 1am is required to self-isolate for 14 days.  If you do not do this you will be deported out of New Zealand if you are caught. If you need advice you can call the health line  0800 358 5453 or +64 9 358 5453  Do not enter a hostel, a hospital or a doctors clinic instead call the health line if you think you have the coronavirus.  If you need somewhere to self-isolate we might be able to help you so send an email to [email protected]  Many hostels are now checking your passports to see when you have entered the country and will report you to the police if you are not following the New Zealand requirements.