Located in Hamilton, Backpackers Central Hamilton is in an area with good shopping. Hamilton Gardens and Claudelands Park reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Waterworld and Kartsport Hamilton. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's going on at Seddon Park, or consider a night out at Claudelands Arena. Guests appreciate the hostel's central location.
Hamilton hostel in Hamilton Central, near SkyCity Hamilton
Laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and barbecues are available at this hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a TV in a common area. All 41 rooms offer free WiFi and satellite TV.
Backpackers Central Hamilton offers 41 forms of accommodation. Satellite televisions are provided. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Parking and public transport
Free self-parking on site
Limited on-site parking
Return airport shuttle (surcharge)
Things to do
Front desk (limited hours)
If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
The front desk is open daily from 9:30 AM - 7:30 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Renovations and closures
The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
Staffed front desk
Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees
Children and extra beds
Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.
Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.
Property is also known as
Backpackers Central Hamilton Hostel
Backpackers Central Hamilton
Backpackers Central Hamilton Hamilton
Backpackers Central Hamilton Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Frequently asked questions
Yes, Backpackers Central Hamilton offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Backpackers Central Hamilton cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
As of 24 Jul 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Backpackers Central Hamilton on 25 Jul 2021 start from NZ$70, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
Self-parking is free at this property.
Check-in is from 2 PM - 7:30 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Located in Hamilton Central, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Hamilton Central Business District and SkyCity Hamilton. Waikato Hospital and Hamilton Gardens are also within 3 miles (5 km).
Overall score and ratings
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Good facilities nice staff nice room .however my single room ensuite with TV was too expensive at 109 dollars. Later I found out VR Hamilton was offering 100 a night and they are a hotel not a backpackers