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Best Wanaka hostels

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Cheapest month to stay with an average 75% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 86% rise in price.
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When to book a hostel in Wanaka

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Top tips for finding Wanaka hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Wanaka, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Wanaka in August and July.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Wanaka if you stay on a Tuesday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Friday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 67 days before your stay to get the best price for a Wanaka hostel.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Queenstown for 1 day.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Wanaka

  • How much does a hostel cost in Wanaka?

    Hostel prices in Wanaka can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Wanaka is $84 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as $22 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Wanaka?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Wanaka is $84 compared to $143 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in Wanaka?

Our map will help you find the perfect hostel in Wanaka by showing you the exact location of each hostel.