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    On the Beach Backpackers

    46 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent38%
    • Very good42%
    • Average16%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    “free kayaks” (12 reviews)
    “double room” (11 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    95 reviews
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    1 - 5 of 114 reviews

    Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

    The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The kitchen was nice and there was a great DVD selection available ($5 deposit per DVD). The 12 bed dorm was surprising spacious and had a lovely window view. Unfortunately the bathrooms were very dated, small and did...More

    Thank katy_thomas_1994
    Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

    Whitianga is a beautiful location, and the YHA hostel matched the feel of this place. The 2 ladies at reception were lovely and caring, the bed was warm and comfortable and the facilities were of a good standard. Definitely recommend for the low budget traveller....More

    Thank Monique K
    Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

    I loved everything about this place except for the shower there was barely any hot water coming out, might have been just that room though. but its so clean and nice for a backpackers and the ocean view is amazing i have a fuller review...More

    Thank WanderLady28
    Reviewed 29 April 2017

    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....More

    1  Thank TroyPJnr
    Reviewed 28 April 2017 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...More

    Thank Kelly B
    Turtlecove Accommodation
    95 reviews
    #8 of 23 Speciality lodging in Whitianga
     
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    Tatahi Lodge Motel
    422 reviews
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    Coromandel TOP 10 Holiday Park
    261 reviews
    #2 of 11 hotels in Coromandel
     
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$31 - US$113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Coromandel Peninsula >
    • Whitianga
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    "Private and well equipped"
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    "There's an extra shower in what looks like a wardrobe in the kitchen."
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