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PO Box 12, Arthur's Pass National Park 7654, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Westport, New Zealand
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had intended to travel a bit further than Arthurs pass on my journey before stopping the night. But the eyelids were heavy and the mountain house drew me in. I got a warm welcome and an unexpected upgrade. There were great facilities. Clean and warm. Nice rooms. Friendly(jovial). Brilliant ! Highly recommended. Thanks

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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived rite as they were closing for the night with no reservation and they let me in and gave me a dorm bed for the night. The hostel was quiet, warm and very nice to stay in. I highly recommend it to anyone who is in Arthur's Pass.

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Sydney, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I stayed the at Mountain House for two nights while in Aurther's Pass for a trail running race. The accommodation was delightful. I was booked into a good sized double room with a very comfortable bed situated in a beautiful free standing house not far from the main office which I shared with two other couples. It was well set... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Stay in Mountain House with a very cheap price, and very close to the café ( actually, it is just next to here). In addition, all the things are new and very clean here! I think it is a wonderful and ideal place for backpackers to stay, so what are you waiting for???

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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I stayed in this hostel only one night with a group of friends and we all wish we had stayed longer! The guy at reception was nice and helpful, our room was lovely and warm, and the beds were really comfy. Since we had booked through Booking.com we had free WiFi! The kitchen is huge, in perfect condition and clean.... More

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Livermore, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We loved this YHA, staff was great and all of the great people we met too. This place was a little slice of home. Loved the lounge upstairs, terrific that it had a small kitchen in the lounge. no need to run down to the main kitchen to make coffee and take it upstairs to the lounge. We stayed two... More

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Osnabruck, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It is the best hostel in the arthur's pass village! Clean and a well equiped kitchen for being located in the alps. Area hint: You should definitely bring your own food as the supermarket is quite expensive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Loved this little cottage! off the main road which was much better for us as we have 4 active children with a sunny porch and wonderful views. whilst the road access to the cottage is outside edge of village there is a walkway that takes you to the main path into the village. No TV if your inclined for this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The place is great, it's super clean, there's a huge kitchen where you and your peeps can hang out, the showers are really nice, the location is amazing - the Avalanche peak trail is just a 30 second walk away. Pretty much every view is fantastic. The only downside is that 4-bed rooms are small - but if you're tired,... More

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We stayed at the one bedroom unit with kitchen in the Mountain House on 01 March this year. The hotel is only away from the "Arthur's Pass Walking Track" for 5 minutes of walking distance.The unit is clean and quiet though close to the main road. The reception is very polite and helpful during our stay.

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Address: PO Box 12, Arthur's Pass National Park 7654, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Arthur's Pass National Park
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YHA Arthur’s Pass Mountain House is situated in the alpine village of Arthur's Pass, right on the Main Divide of the Southern Alps, just two hours from Christchurch and ninety minutes from Greymouth. Accommodation consists of the main backpacker lodge set in the centre of town, a modern, heated, suntrap with great views, but still with a small hostel feel. Just opposite the Lodge is the historic YHA building with multi-share rooms perfect for backpacking groups. We also offer self contained cottages with log fires set in beautiful gardens and Motel units next door to our Lodges ... more   less 
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