Central modern backpackers, 2-minute walk to beach, Post Office, supermarket, banks, shops, i-Site and Inter City bus stop across the road. Dorm rooms, double rooms and self-contained units.(Wheelchair access unit), all bedding supplied. Free DVDs, NetFlix, Guest laundry. Free parking. 10% discount at Jade Factory. Stay 2 nights and get 10% discount for carving at Bonz N Stonz carving gallery. Free high-speed fibre unlimited WiFi available in all rooms.

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Hostel Amenities

Alongside the well equipped facilities, supplied linen, irons and hair dryers - Mountain Jade Backpackers provides you with the following amenities.
  • WiFi - Free unlimited WiFi throughout the backpackers and free phone, NZ wide.
  • Kitchen - Well equipped communal kitchen with no restrictions, except for cleaning. Plus kitchens in self contained units.
  • Laundry - Coin operated washing machines and dryers available.
  • Storage - Free luggage and bike storage.
  • Heating - Nice and warm with heater, fans, Heat pump and A/C. Extra blankets are also supplied.
  • FREE Breakfast 7am -10am. Toast, spreads and cereals. - Great inside and outside dining areas.
  • Relaxation - Book swap exchange, Netflix, DVD's and other activities available.
  • Parking - We have free parking for 20 cars.


  • How far away is the beach?
    4 min walk. 5 min if you're wearing togs.
  • What are some dining options?
    A choice of 12 cafes and restaurants within 4 min walk from the backpackers.
  • Can I hire a bike?
    Yes, Mountain bikes which includes a helmet.
  • How far to the Hokitika Gorge?
    33km's, which is a 20 min drive.
  • Can we rent a car in Hokitika?
    Yes, for around $40.00.

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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]co.nz.  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.