Backpacker Hostels in Raglan, New Zealand

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Get to know Raglan (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 Raglan. To help you make friends with Raglan before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

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Raglan, New Zealand, is a surf destination situated on the west coast of the North Island in the Waikato district, just over two hours' drive south from Auckland. It's a relaxing, small town with beautiful beaches that are full of amazing landscapes, which you can admire from Mount Karioi and the surrounding hills. It's very clean, and you'll find the traditional facilities for a small touristic town in New Zealand, like supermarkets and grocery stores, coffee shops, bars, post office, police station, library, and shops.

You will also find many Raglan, New Zealand hostels for the size of the town. Not only are there traditional ones but there are also some eco-friendly and sustainable hostels in Raglan, New Zealand. Some of the hostels in Raglan, New Zealand, are also a great place to connect with your mind; some focus on yoga and healthy food and can offer a different way to spend your holidays. Besides hostels in Raglan, New Zealand, there are also two camping places where you can pitch your tent.

The connection with the surf is seen everywhere; there are a lot of surf shops here. The river and the sea are great places for beginners as well as advanced practitioners. The place is also known for wind- and kite-surfing. The focus on sports and outdoor activities gives this place a laid-back feel and nature-lovers will enjoy the spectacular landscapes of the river, sea, and bush. Raglan is suitable for groups made up of family, couples, or friends.

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FAQ about Raglan Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Raglan. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Raglan. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right? shows all 2 Hostels in Raglan. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Karioi Lodge is the best hostel in Raglan for families. compares prices for 2 hostels in Raglan, New Zealand.

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Raglan 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 Raglan, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
2 Total number of hostels
$26 Average dorm price
$26 Cheapest hostel in Raglan
Most Raglan hostels are located in
Whale Bay
8.9 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Hamilton (35 Km / 22 mi.)
Waitomo (55 Km / 34 mi.)
Thames (94 Km / 58 mi.)
Katikati (95 Km / 59 mi.)
Piha (101 Km / 63 mi.)
Mangakino (101 Km / 62 mi.)
Auckland (104 Km / 65 mi.)

Travel Tips for Raglan - 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 Raglan. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Raglan. 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!

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