Reviews of the Best Hostels in Dunedin for Backpackers, Solo Travellers, Couples, and Families

Reviews of the Best Hostels in Dunedin for Backpackers, Solo Travellers, Couples, and Families
Dunedin offers a nice respite from the wilderness of the South Island in the form of restaurants, shopping, architecture, and entertainment. The following hostels will help you enjoy your time in this historic town full of students, whether you're recharging for your next adventure for sticking around for the social life.
How much do hostels in Dunedin cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Dunedin here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.



A relaxed, social hostel for backpackers in a great location

Dorm Bed from $18.22
Private Room from $24.73
Overall Rating: 81%
12 Filleul St Dunedin, Dunedin
Just off the Octagon in the center of town sits this relatively new, modern, custom-built hostel with a rooftop terrace and onsite bar and restaurant. The dorms are quiet despite the bar, and they offer a free breakfast. The common area is fun and social with a TV and sofas, and a modern communal kitchen is available for those that wish to cook meals. Security is good with key-card access. The friendly staff will help with anything you may need.


A social hostel for backpackers, groups, and families

Dorm Bed from $16.23
Private Room from $13.79
Overall Rating: 77%
28 Manor Place, Dunedin,, Dunedin
Located in an older building that has been renovated into a hostel, and set in a quiet street not far from the city center (10 minutes walking to the Octagon), the Manor House has something for everyone. The overall decorations and atmosphere reflect the 1920's style house, while the dorms and private rooms are modern and updated. The communal kitchen is large and offers a lot of space for guests who wish to cook. And their outdoor patio area with tables is a great spot to mix and socialize with your fellow guests, and make new friends. They also offer free Wi-Fi.

The hostel receives high marks from guests for the friendly staff, the cheap prices yet great amenities, and overall social vibe.


Dorm Bed from $22.78
Private Room from $24.24
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
27 Queens Gardens, Dunedin
Leviathan Hotel is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service and a bar. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, parking, towels included, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $18.12
Private Room from $28.31
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 84%
243 Moray Place, Dunedin
UpTown Backpackers is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, a common room, and board games. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a microwave. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, luggage storage, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $19.52
Private Room from $32.54
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 82%
296 High Street, Dunedin
Chalet Backpackers is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, a common room, a games room, and board games. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's self-catering facilities and a microwave. Laundry facilities, luggage storage, parking, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $48.81
(Prices vary by season)
47 Howorth Road, Dunedin
This terrific hotel offers friendly service. The good location and overall vibe also make it very popular. Towels included are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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