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Tairua Backpackers Beach Villa

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200 Main Road, Tairua 3508, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hostel is a little run down as is the equipment that can be borrowed. Forget the windsurfing gear or kayaks. The body boards are nice to have and the spades for hot water beach were really appreciated. Biggest complaint: the families that were also staying here. It seemed to be a stop for businessmen or families. That in itself... More 

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Waikato Region, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a backpackers ensuite, large, clean room in beautiful surroundings. Could not fault this place at all. Close to town, however in peaceful location. Best backpackers we have stayed in, would defiantly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights, found rooms to be clean and comfortable with access to a lovely back garden with ample seating & a 'sky deck'/ elevated terrace. Fab views. No problems with owners - on the contrary found them both to be friendly and helpful. Not charged for wifi.

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I stayed here for one night with a friend and we actually quite liked this little backpackers. We didn't have to pay for wifi so there may be the possibly they have stopped charging for it. We had a room at the front which meant we had an amazing view of Mt Paku. The place was clean and I loved... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

- Unfriendly lady - Good location - Old building - No free wifi - Basic dorm room is really basic and dark - Extra stuff like fishing gear is pretty old - Stayed 1 night - Won't be here again You can do so much more with this good location

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We found the owners to be rude and confrontational. My brother and his wife stayed in the campsite. With the room you get the use of their kayaks. Myself and other members of our group stayed across the road in another campsite. We were going to rent the kayaks from the Tairua backpackers site. The sign on the office said... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

As a couple, we stayed for around NZD75 for one night Decent rooms with ensuite Nice little backpackers - some rooms have nice view of inlet Bonus was free bike usage (though they are a bit run down), and use of good shared kitchen Lovely little town, recommend a short stay Good driving access from here North to Hot Water... More 

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Seasoned traveller from Devon
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38 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

We stayed here whilst backpacking around NZ for 6 weeks. We loved Tairua, the harbour and Pacific beach were great. The Backpackers is situated overlooking the habour from the deck at the rear, a great location to chill out, gas barbecue on the deck etc The kitchen was reasonably well equipped and clean, fridges available for food storage. Bathrooms/showers were... More 

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San Diego, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

I would give this place a negative rating if I could. The price was low and there's a reason why. I politely asked the front desk if I could use a different credit card after being rung up for a one night stay on Wed. March 14, 2012. The owners Brent and his wife are VERY rude, discourteous, and disrespectful.... More 

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Address: 200 Main Road, Tairua 3508, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Tairua
Also Known As:
Tairua Backpackers Beach Villa South Pacific - New Zealand

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