Voted New Zealand's Best Medium Sized Hostel 2017

Come and see for yourself why we were voted number 1 by BBH members!


Contact Details and How To Get Here

Our address is:
6 Wi Neera St
Raglan, 3225
New Zealand

Phone: +64 7 825 0515 or on 07 825 0515 from within New Zealand. Email or use form below.

We are located right in Raglan town, turn left at the library, we are at the end on the water front. The hostel is 1 minutes walk from the bus stop, cafes, beach and shops.

Are you traveling by car?
Click here to get directions from Google Maps.

Are you traveling by bus?
You can also get here by bus. There’s a public bus service from Hamilton to Raglan. And Naked Bus and Intercity Buses run a service from down town Auckland and Auckland airport to Hamilton. There are also several shuttle companies that run services to our hostel, starting from $80.
Check out the Hamilton/Raglan bus schedule and shuttle info, at the bottom of this page.

Make a Booking or Ask a Question

Please use the form below to make a booking or to ask any questions that aren’t already answered on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

SORRY, sometimes its hard to get through to us on the phone at this busy time of year, if you can’t get through please email us. We are an independently owned hostel so do not use an online booking system. We like that you can ask us questions before you book! And please note we do require credit card info to hold a booking.

Call us on +64 7 825 0515 or on 07 825 0515 from within New Zealand

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Bus Schedule

A one way adult fare from Hamilton to Raglan (Route 23) is $8.50. You don’t book the bus, just turn up and pay the driver like a city bus. Note, on public holidays the bus runs at the weekend timetable.
The Naked Bus and Intercity buses run from Auckland or Auckland airport, to Hamilton for around $20.
For shuttles, there are two shuttle companies that run a shuttle direct from Auckland airport to Raglan, it costs between $80-$110/person depending on numbers, email Raglan Shuttles or phone Road Cats shuttle service on +64 (0)7 823 2559.
To check the BusIt website for the full schedule for public buses from Hamilton. A summary of the Hamilton departures is below.





Monday to Friday



One hour later

raglan backpackers winter 2017 specials
Free stuff at the bbh hostel
  • Hot spa pool

  • Hot infared sauna

  • Internet

  • Kayaks

  • Books, games, etc.

  • Fishing rods

  • Skimboards

  • Golf clubs