Backpacker Hostels in Coromandel, New Zealand

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Get to know Coromandel (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Coromandel. To help you make friends with Coromandel before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

A cute little place on the North Island of New Zealand, Coromandel is nothing more than a tourist town with a tiny supermarket that has all the basic products you need, and little tourist shops with nothing more than fishing gear and other water equipments. There is an ATM, and even a local bar, which is not much of a party but good for an afternoon drink. If you're lucky, they have a karaoke night. There are not many backpackers around here, but you sure have a good time.

Coromandel is not the place to be for a party, but it is the place to enjoy nature. Depending on what you prefer, Coromandel can be either boring or relaxing. It has no close beaches, unless you have a car (it's not the ideal place to travel without a vehicle). There are a few hostels in Coromandel and only one bus company, the InterCity, that will drop off and pick up at every single hostel around town. Coromandel hostels are well spread around town, but still close to everything you need because Coromandel is just a small place.

In Coromandel you find everything you need for a short stay, but there is so much more to see in the surrounds. It is an ideal stop over if you are on your way to Whitianga. The way to and from Coromandel is stunning, with loads of places to stop for a couple minutes to take pictures at the gorgeous scenic lookouts. There is only one road, so you cannot get lost.

Written by local enthusiast for Coromandel hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Coromandel hostels Tessa

FAQ about Coromandel Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Coromandel. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Coromandel. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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Your Packing List for Coromandel

Your Packing List for Coromandel

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Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Coromandel and New Zealand.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Coromandel Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Coromandel, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
4 Total number of hostels
$25 Average dorm price
$24 Cheapest hostel in Coromandel
Anchor Lodge Backpackers is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Coromandel
Anchor Lodge Backpackers is the best rated
Most Coromandel hostels are located in
Coromandel Town
7.9 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Coromandel Town (0 Km / 0 mi.)
Whitianga (20 Km / 12 mi.)
Kuaotunu (22 Km / 13 mi.)
Hotwater Beach (30 Km / 19 mi.)
Waiheke Island (36 Km / 22 mi.)
Tairua (42 Km / 26 mi.)
Thames (42 Km / 26 mi.)

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