Hostels in Lake Tekapo, Nouvelle-Zélande

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

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Lake Tekapo here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about Lake Tekapo Hostels

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

A hostel in Lake Tekapo costs on average $25 for a dorm. A hostel in Lake Tekapo with private rooms costs on average $89. shows all 3 Hostels in Lake Tekapo. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 3 hostels in Lake Tekapo, Nouvelle-Zélande. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Lake Tekapo such as
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Your Packing List for Lake Tekapo

Your Packing List for Lake Tekapo

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Lake Tekapo and Nouvelle-Zélande.

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.

Get your full Packing List here

Lake Tekapo 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 Lake Tekapo, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
3 Total number of hostels
$25 Average dorm price
$89 Average private room price
$24 Cheapest hostel in Lake Tekapo
Lakefront Lodge Backpackers is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Lake Tekapo
YHA Lake Tekapo is the best rated
6.1 Average rating of all hostels

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Timaru (73 Km / 46 mi.)
Fox Glacier (73 Km / 45 mi.)

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