Surrounded by mountains, this informal hostel is a 1-minute walk from the nearest bus stop and 3 km from Tongariro National Park.
Accommodations range from simple 4- and 6-bedroom mixed-gender and female dorms to unfussy private rooms. All have Wi-Fi access, some add kitchenettes, flat-screen TVs and/or bunk beds, as well as balconies and/or en suite, shower-only bathrooms.
Parking is free. There are 4 relaxed lounges, communal kitchens and a dining space. Other amenities include a cafe, a sauna and a furnished terrace, plus a hot tub. There's also a coin-operated laundry, ski storage and bike rental. A seasonal campsite is also available.