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Hostel Ariki Backpackers - New Plymouth

3 star Hostel New Plymouth

25 Ariki Street - New Plymouth

Price starting from NZD 69.03

Looking for hostels in New Plymouth? Take a look at Ariki Backpackers!

Enjoy brunch, lunch and dinner at this 3-star New Plymouth hostel's restaurant where you're sure to find something to suit all tastes. If you want low-key dining options, you will be pleased to find barbecue grills and a snack bar/deli. Staff can provide tour/ticket assistance, express check-in and express check-out.

Wi-Fi is available for a fee. Planning a meeting? This hostel has 3 meeting rooms, as well as a business center. Sit back and relax in the lobby, where you can watch TV with cup of coffee, as well as leaving your valuables in the safe available at the front desk. Other amenities include ATM/banking services, a garden, laundry facilities and a computer station.

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Guest Rating 8.0 Very Good
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Breakfast at Hostel Ariki Backpackers

A continental breakfast is served each morning for a fee.

Hostel Facilities at Ariki Backpackers

  • Business Center
  • Meeting Room
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • Luggage room
  • City tour
  • Cafeteria
  • Barbecue
  • Snack bar
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Internet/Email services
  • TV Lounge
  • Billiards / Snooker
  • Laundry room
  • Garden

Know before you go

Check-in: between 11 AM and 10 PM.

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.


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.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 5 and NZD 7 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 5 (for 60 minutes, rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: NZD 5 (for 60 minutes, rates may vary)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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Room Details

Ariki Backpackers offers 10 guest rooms with free local calls. Guests can unwind at the end of a long day and enjoy televisions with digital channels. Corporate travelers visiting the New Plymouth area will benefit from wired and wireless high-speed Internet access (charges apply) as well as desks. Guest rooms are individually decorated, making each stay a unique experience. Additional comforts include blackout drapes/curtains. Hair dryers can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Desk
  • TV
  • Hairdryer on request
  • Wireless Internet access
  • High speed Internet access

Distances from Hostel Ariki Backpackers

Wind Wand - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Puke Ariki - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Centre City Shopping Centre - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Saint Mary's Church - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Observatory - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Pukekura Park - 1 km / 0.6 mi
TSB Stadium - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Bowl of Brooklands - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Yarrow Stadium - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Brooklands Zoo - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Sugar Loaf Marine Reserve - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Paritutu Rock - 4.3 km / 2.6 mi
Hurworth Cottage - 8.1 km / 5.1 mi
Pouakai Zoo Park - 11.8 km / 7.3 mi
The preferred airport for Ariki Backpackers is New Plymouth (NPL) - 10.5 km / 6.5 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Transportation services Hostel Ariki Backpackers

  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport