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On the Beach Backpackers

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel has it all! Great location, super clean, very friendly staff and did I mention great location! To me, besides the obvious good points the best was the atmosphere. It is very chilled out and captures the spirit of New Zealand it its people. Highly recommend!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel was not the worst but not the best, I stayed in a dorm with 3 others that I was travelling with and 3/4 of us said the beds were so uncomfortable. The wifi didn't really work and the kitchen was a mess, but just from others not cleaning up behind themselves. My friend had a bed by the...

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Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you wanna chill en relax: this is the place to be. Beach is next to the place. Good bunk beds and common areas. Only the internet could be improved, as you only get 500 mb a day. But that should be fine if you want to relax and explore the Coromandel. Stunning place really.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

A fine hostel near the beach on the Coromandel Peninsula. Friendly staff. Enough space for family. Nice outdoor breakfast possible. Clean and tidy rooms. Good for relaxing after a big tour through New Zealand.

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We stayed here for 3 nights in an double room with shared living/kitchen and bathroom with a twin room. This was a great set up if you are used to shared facilities as you were only sharing the kitchen and bathroom with 2 other people. We were able to make dinner every night and relax with some tv at night....

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We stayed two nights in the ensuite room, which had everything we needed but kept the costs down. It's not modern but it's all very clean and functional - great hot shower with water pressure, clean linen, kitchen and lounge area with TV all within our booked room. There's also a laundry on site, free parking and heaps of info...

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights in a twin room with shared facilities. We had a little flat which we shared with another couple who had the to on from morn till night....it's clean, well presented and just what you pay for. The beach is over the road, the views are spectacular and the town is a short walk away, just...

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Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Stayed for one night in a 12 bed dorm. There was one toilet/shower in the room, and a few outside of the room. Even a shower right next to the communal kitchen... The hostel is very worn down, there was even mold on and around the bathroom sink. The kitchen was well equipped, but filthy, when we wanted to cook...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Really impressed with this place. The room we stayed in was comfortable and the kitchen was surprisingly well stocked with all sorts of pans and appliances so we could easily make our own food. There were coin operated laundry facilities which was handy. All the staff were amazingly friendly and helpful and gave us suggestions of where to go kayaking,...

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I absolutely satisfy with my stay here. Conveniently located in the Central part of Whitianga township, close to the town, beach and amenities. Friendly reception, furniture and bed are in good condition, clean bathrooms, toilet and kitchen. I will be back.

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
YHA Whitianga, On the Beach Backpackers is a friendly beachfront hostel with huge bay windows with stunning views over Mercury Bay, on the Coromandel Peninsula, a holiday spot loved by New Zealanders. YHA Whitianga has backpacker accommodation of multi-share rooms (some are en-suite) as well as double and twin rooms in self-contained units. Relax in our clean, comfortable home-like accommodation with all the necessary hostel facilities – well-equipped self catering kitchen, common areas and outside BBQ. ... more   less 

Additional Information about On the Beach Backpackers

Address: 46 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range: €30 - €96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — On the Beach Backpackers 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Private and well equipped”
CBlight, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“book through email for special offer not booking site”
, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There's an extra shower in what looks like a wardrobe in the kitchen.”
TomB407, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“double, en suite room had great view”
AdamP03, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Four share rooms in separate building were quieter and less crowded.”
johnsK4366KY, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
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