Mountain Jade Backpackers
discounted-hostelsDiscounts at other Backpacker Group hostels
no booking feesNO membership or booking fees
FREE Unlimited WiFiFREE Unlimited WiFi

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.
Telephone: 03 755 5185
Mobile: 021 371 912

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What do the guests say?


4/5 (TripAdvisor)


Guests love the central location and how everything (including the beach) was within walking distance. They also liked the view from the balcony and how comfortable the self contained units are.


Say it’s comfortable


Say the location is great


Say it’s very clean


Would stay here again

What are the rooms like?

6 bed dorm6 bed dorm6 bed dorm


8 bed dorm8 bed dorm8 bed dorm


double twin
double room


Hostel amenities

Alongside the well equipped facilities, supplied linen, irons and hair dryers – Mountain Jade Backpackers provides you with the following amenities:

kitchen Kitchen – well equipped commmunal kitchen with no restrictions, except for cleaning. Plus kitchens in self contained units.
laundry Laundry – coin operated washing machines and dryers available.
storage Storage – free luggage and bike storage.
heating Heating – nice and warm with heater, fans, Heat pump and A/C. Extra blankets are also supplied.
bbq Dining – great inside and outside dining areas.
lounge Relaxation – book swap exchange, Netflix, DVD’s and other activies available.
parking Parking – we have free parking for 20 cars.
wifi Internet – free unlimited WiFi throughout the backpackers and free phone, NZ wide.

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Hostel location

Mountain Jade Backpackers is located at 41 Weld St, Hokitika. There are great sunsets at the beach just 4 min away. There is also a covered, heated public swimming pool and spa just 50 meters away. There is a nearby National Kiwi Centre, fantastic Museum and several Pounamu carvers were you can carve your own memento. You can take a 2 hour walk around the town, checking out the local river that used to be the largest port in NZ.

We have a large supermarket with an awesome deli, just 3 min’s walk away.