A well-established backpacking trail makes it easy to find accommodation in New Zealand, whatever your budget. Those taking their gap year on a shoestring will find plenty of hostels in New Zealand that won't break the bank, and you can always pay a little more if you fancy a nicer place. You can also pick up a hostel pass that gives you access to accommodation all over New Zealand, wherever you might travel.
Located in the central city, Crash Palace is a cosy backpackers with a focus on New Zealand Art and Music and a place to relax and unwind from travels with a hot spa and a cold beer.
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After a long stretch in hostels on your gap year, it can be good to have a bit of luxury. This hotel is ideally located in the heart of Auckland to do this nicely and is fantastic value too.
Looking right out over Lake Wakatipu, this hotel is the perfect way to spend some time in Queenstown in comfort and style with stunning views and accommodation options.
When you’re headed to the very north of New Zealand you want to make sure you’ve got somewhere to stay. This fantastic hostel will welcome you with open arms and a complimentary drink.