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Hugo & Carters Backpackers & Motel

39 Bell Street, Tauranga 3110 New Zealand
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#40 of 61 Specialty lodging in Tauranga
Welcome to a place to call home, where memories await & guests become family. Our main goal is to provide guests with a fun, safe and comfortable place to stay. When staying with us, we not only offer our guests a place to rest but a place where they can feel at home. We pride ourselves on the community we have built and hope that you let us be a part of your journey to Tauranga.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free internet
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
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3.6 miles to Tauranga Airport
0.5 miles to Waikareao Estuary
1.7 miles to Tauranga Airport
3.6 miles to Mt Maunganui Main Beach
4.9 miles to Tauranga Airport
1.7 miles to Waikareao Estuary
2.2 miles to Tauranga Airport
4.3 miles to Mt Maunganui Main Beach
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Stayed here for a weekend in a double bed private room, incredibly tidy and clean accommodation. The communal areas were well kept, beds are very comfortable. Friendly atmosphere, great staff! I would recommend to all travelers into Tauranga who are seeking affordable accommodation.
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A lot of bad reviews about the OLD OWNERS but Bell Lodge has been taken over by a lovely lady called Emily and she is amazing, she has completely changed the hostel. Renovations are still going, it’s becoming more modern by the day. I have loved staying here! Clean, comfortable, good prices and amazing people.
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Response from Trip61242606632, Manager at Hugo & Carters Backpackers & Motel
Responded Dec 16, 2019
Hi Abby! Thank you so much for your feedback! We loved having you stay and hope you will be back soon. Take Care, The Hugo and Carter Team
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The rooms were absolutely dirty. The mattresses and blankets had dirty marks on them. The roof was flooded with spiders and their webs. We had to remove 6 spiders out of the room which were right on top of the upper beds. This was the most unpleasant and disgusting hostel I’ve ever stayed at by a mile. We stayed here because no other hostel had beds for the night, but don’t ever book this.
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Response from HugoandCarters, Public Relations Manager at Hugo & Carters Backpackers & Motel
Responded Dec 16, 2019
Hi, I am really sorry that that was your experience staying with us. I would like to acknowledge though that you must have visited in the first week we took over or while the old owners were still here as we took over on the 12th April. We have since done major renovations with all new beds, linen, bathrooms, flooring, painting etc. If you look that the photos that have been uploaded or visit our website, I'm sure you would notice a huge difference. We have got new cleaners on board that are doing an awesome job and we have got very high standards for cleaning. I hope that if you are back in Tauranga you will consider us again or at least pop in for a visit and we will be happy to give you a tour so you can see for yourself. Kindest Regards, The Hugo and Carter Team
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$27 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Bell Lodge Motel & Backpackers Hostel
New ZealandNorth IslandBay of Plenty RegionTauranga
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hugo & Carters Backpackers & Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Hugo & Carters Backpackers & Motel?
Nearby attractions include The Aviator Experience (3.9 miles), Waimarino Adventure Park (2.1 miles), and Pilot Bay (4.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hugo & Carters Backpackers & Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
What food & drink options are available at Hugo & Carters Backpackers & Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Hugo & Carters Backpackers & Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hugo & Carters Backpackers & Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Istanbul Cherrywood, EasyGo Thai, and Izakai Bar and Eatery.
Are there any historical sites close to Hugo & Carters Backpackers & Motel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The Elms (2.2 miles) and Gate Pa Memorial Reserve (1.0 miles).