8 Hostels in Paihia, New Zealand

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Paihia, New Zealand. You can choose from 8 Paihia hostels. In total, there are 15 cheap places to stay in Paihia such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $21 for a dorm.

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Paihia 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 Paihia, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Paihia


(The Mousetrap Backpackers is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Paihia


(Paihia Ocean Club is the best rated)

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Paihia for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Paihia for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Paihia? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Paihia alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Paihia. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

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

Looking for hostels in the area of Paihia? We made it easy for you and put all hostels near Paihia in a group. Find all hostels in Bay of Islands.

Now, that is a bummer. At the moment we do not have any super cool information on things to do in Paihia. We guess this means we better book a flight to Paihia soon. We are working on it!

Other Nearby Cities
Russell Russell (4 Km / 2 mi.)
Kerikeri Kerikeri (14 Km / 9 mi.)
Kaikohe Kaikohe (29 Km / 18 mi.)
Whangaroa Whangaroa (40 Km / 25 mi.)
Kahoe Kahoe (45 Km / 28 mi.)
Tutukaka Tutukaka (54 Km / 33 mi.)
Whangarei Whangarei (54 Km / 34 mi.)

FAQ about Paihia Hostels

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

Find your quick answer here
FAQ about Paihia Hostels

A hostel in Paihia costs on average $23 for a dorm. A hostel in Paihia with private rooms costs on average $59.

Hostelz.com shows all 8 Hostels in Paihia. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Peppertree Lodge is the best hostel in Paihia for families.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 8 hostels in Paihia, New Zealand. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Paihia such as

  • 6 hotels
  • 1 apartment

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Paihia.

Travel Tips for Paihia - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Paihia. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Paihia. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

Paihia is well worth visiting.


Paihia is in the bay of islands and is a warm coastal town. The bay has 144 islands and is beautiful.

James Moore

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Pack smart, not hard

Your Packing List for Paihia

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Paihia 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:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

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.

Get your full Packing List here

Your Packing List for Paihia