the Railway Hotel Backpackers

For your overnight stay at discount prices, whether an en-suited room, bunk room bed, or a longer stay. We are very centrally situated with everything within walking distance. We have no hidden costs.  
  • A complementary light breakfast of tea, coffee & toast. 6.00am to 10.00am 
  • All bunk rooms have free security lockers
  • 24 hour kitchen
  • Serious cooking up to 11.00pm
  • No Curfew

If you're a backpacker set to head through Palmerston North, located in the beautiful Manawatu region of New Zealand, come stay at The Railway Hotel Backpackers for comfortable full service accommodation on a budget.

You simply can't beat The Railway Hotel Backpackers, so why not join us? Click to book your backpacker stay today. We look forward to seeing you soon.

The Ideal Location for Exploring New Zealand

Palmerston North is the perfect stop for backpackers looking to explore both the North and South Islands of New Zealand, but while you're here there's plenty to see and do. The Railway Hotel Backpackers is located right in the heart of Palmerston North, seconds away from the Intercity bus Terminal. The friendly owner Garry lives to serve tourists and will set you up with all the tips you need to make your New Zealand backpacking trip unforgettable.


Comfort and Convenience at a Fraction of the Cost

At the Railway Hotel Backpackers we always offer great rates on the most comfortable, backpackers accommodation in Palmerston North. From time to time we even offer special promotions. We can do longer stays at a discounted rate. For the best choice in Palmerston North accommodation get in touch with Garry and he'll sort you out.


For a cancellation refund to be paid we require a full 24 hours notice by noon the preceding day to check-in: No refund will be paid if request is less than the 24 hours required on any cancellation day: No refunds are payable on a room given at a 20% discount or more of the advertised overnight room rate. All group booking first night deposits are only refundable if booking is cancelled two months before the event.