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87 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed here long term and the atmosphere is fantastic, rob the owner goes above and beyond for all the guests needs, with Rosie from reception always there to answer any questions you may have. Located right in the action with the mount 10 minutes walk,...More

Thank Zara C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has a perfect location, near to the mount, beach and restaurants. The rooms are good, always had a good sleep. The kitchen is a little bit small and dirty, and the bathroom is ok. The people as usual is wonderful, very nice, also the...More

Thank Francisco F
Response from Joelli, Owner at Mount BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Francisco, Cheers for the review, it was great having you to stay for a good while, sweet that you liked the people of course, no surprise, only the best stay here. For sure the location is perfect, we love our beach and our...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018

Great location and affordable, we found the beds comfy and the rooms nice and warm. The kitchen is well equipped and great for those that are staying a little longer or are minding their budget. Rob the owner is friendly and accomodating while the hostel...More

Thank Lewis G
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Had a great time staying at Mount Backpacker, met great people and the staff was really helpful ! The kitchen is a little bit small but the overall athmosphere of the hostel totally makez up for it ! Would recommend to any solo backpacker !

Thank Nicolas S
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I was met with a very friendly welcome. No complaints here. The reception could not have been more welcoming. Unfortunately it was down hill from there. The dorm was hot and messy with only one very small window. However, it was a difficult weigh up...More

Thank Ben W
Response from Jo V, General Manager at Mount BackpackersResponded 5 July 2018

Kia ora Ben, What a shame!! Why didn't you tell us that the room was too hot? We do leave the air con remote in the largest room, which I'm guessing that you may have been in downstairs (I can't find a booking under your...More

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Free WIFI throughout hostel (unlimited high speed fibre), Surf lessons Backpackers special surfboard rental, bicycle rental (high quality Jamis bikes), newly refurbished! We offer the BEACH & SURF at your More doorstep - a 2 minute walk to NZ's #1 beach. We are located right in town - seconds walk to an array of cafes, bars and restaurants! Welcome to our piece of PARADISE. We are a small, friendly, CLEAN & cosy hostel where everyone knows your name! Assistance with SEASONAL WORK all year round is given. Winter rates are available. We have a friendly staff who can help arrange all the Bay's best activities - skydiving, surfing, Hobiton tours. We can book Intercity and Mana bus tickets for you. We have Netflix and Apple TV, movie nights and a free BBQ for guests to use. Why stay out of town? Mount Backpackers is the place to be! Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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USD 18 - USD 55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga > Mount Maunganui
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USD 18 - USD 55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga > Mount Maunganui
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Dining (2)
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"Earplugs and eye masks are extremely helpful. Rooms further from the road are quieter."
24 Jan. 2018
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"The cheapest room is just fine"
13 Dec. 2017
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"16 bed is louder than the 6 bed"
11 Dec. 2017
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"avoid the front rooms; they will be loud"
25 Apr. 2016
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