The Best Hostels in Te Anau for Fiordlands National Park and Milford Sound

The Best Hostels in Te Anau for Fiordlands National Park and Milford Sound
Te Anau is a small town which is the gateway to Fiordland National Park in the southwestern region of the South Island of New Zealand. The town offers everything a traveler could need, from shops to buy gear, equipment, or food for an extended camping trip to restaurants and bars for entertainment. Although the town is somewhat small, it is fairly active as a good number of travelers come through, especially during the summer months.

The hostels listed below are great options for anyone looking to either hang out in town for awhile or go further into the fiords and mountains of the park. In addition to comfortable beds and great amenities, these hostels can also help you plan your time in the park, book tours or activities, or just help you unwind. Just bring your appetite for nature!

A friendly hostel for backpackers, couples, and families

Dorm Bed from $22.39
Private Room from $25.50
Overall Rating: 90%
48-50 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau PO Box 81, Te Anau, Te Anau
Overlooking the lake and a short walk to everything in town, the Lakefront Backpackers offers so much for travelers who have come to the Fiordlands looking for adventure. Their location couldn't be beat. Some of the rooms have views overlooking the lake and the surrounding mountains, while others open onto a nice quiet lawn. Everything in town is within walking distance, including shops, restaurants, grocery stores, the Park Visitor Center, and more. This is an ideal town (and hostel) to plan your adventure through the surrounding park, whether you are driving, hiking, boating, or otherwise.

With both private rooms and dorms available, all with shared bathrooms, there is a room at everyone's budget. The rooms are well kept, clean, and comfortable. The bathrooms are also clean and modern. The common room, shared kitchen, and outdoor BBQ area all provide a great place to meet other guests, relax, and plan your day's adventures.

The staff is friendly and will help with anything you need, including booking tours and activities.

Guest reviews highlight the friendly staff, great facilities, and perfect location.
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