Hostel Tips

Hostel tips by backpackers who have stayed in New Zealand hostels… a lot! Here are some general tips for good practice in staying or living in a hostel.

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What is a Working Hostel in New Zealand

How hostels can help you find a job in New Zealand. In […]

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10 Tips to be a Great Long-Term Roommate in a Hostel Dorm

How to survive as a long-termer in a hostel. Staying in a […]

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What it’s Like to be a Long-Termer in a Hostel

How to live in a hostel for a few weeks. When fleeting […]

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Staying in a Private Room: Hostel, Motel or Hotel?

Where to stay in a private room when you’re a backpacker? Being […]

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BBH, YHA, BASE or NOMADS: What is the Best Hostel Network?

hostels networks in New Zealand comparison. With 500+ hostels all around the […]

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What are Pod Hostels (and Why You Have to Try Them in New Zealand)?

The New Zealand version of Capsule hostels. Hostels have just got a […]

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What are the Best Websites to Book Hostels in New Zealand?

Is it better to use a booking engine or to book directly […]

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The Card Game Every Backpacker Should Play in Their Hostel

Yaniv! We¬†think we’ve found it: the¬†ultimate icebreaker card game for when you […]

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19 Backpackers That You Will Meet in Every Hostel

Crazy characters to observe in your backpacker hostel. The backpacker hostel is […]

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What a Qualmark Rating Means

New Zealand tourism’s official mark of quality. On accommodation, transport, activities and […]

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Why Stay in a Hostel?

Because it’s better than on the streets! Everyone’s got to sleep, right? […]

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13 Most Unique Backpacker Hostels in New Zealand

The weirdest places you’ll ever stay. Staying in a hostel in New […]

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How to Live in a Hostel

Etiquette for staying in a hostel. As a top backpacker destination, New […]

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