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Room type

Double Room, Shared Bathroom

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Family Room, Ensuite

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children, 1 infant)

Queen Anne Suite with Ensuite

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Shared Dormitory (10 Person, Mixed)

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Shared Dormitory (6 Person, Mixed)

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Shared Dormitory (5 Person, Mixed)

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Shared Dormitory (6 Person, Female Only)

Max Occupancy: 1 guest


Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star hostel with coffee shop/café and rooftop terrace



Located in the heart of New Plymouth, this hostel is steps from Centre City Shopping Centre, Wind Wand, and Puke Ariki. Govett-Brewster Art Gallery and Saint Mary's Church are also within 10 minutes.

Property Features

A coffee shop/café, a snack bar/deli, and a rooftop terrace are available at this hostel. Additionally, WiFi in public areas, coffee/tea in the lobby, and a business center are onsite.

Room Amenities

All rooms are shared and offer WiFi and free local calls. For a bit of entertainment, TVs come with digital channels, and guests will also find refrigerators and desks.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hostel offers a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. This 3.5-star property offers access to a business center and meeting rooms. 3 meeting rooms are available. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. This New Plymouth hostel also offers a rooftop terrace, a library, and barbecue grills.

Ariki Backpackers has designated areas for smoking.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 10 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Express check-out 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Number of restaurants - 1 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access (5 NZD per 60 minutes surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 5.00 NZD per 24-hour period ), Wired high-speed internet ( 5.00 NZD per 24-hour period )


Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Shared accommodations 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer 
  • Digital TV service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Shared/communal kitchen 

Where to Eat

The Good Home Bar - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in Modern European cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 11 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property at least 72 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

Only service dogs are allowed


Hotel Name

Complimentary Internet Usage Offer - Rate includes the following:

  • 30 minutes of complimentary wireless Internet use, daily
  • Offer subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.
  • National Rating

    Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

    Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Backpacker property is rated 3 star plus.

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