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Harbourside City Backpackers

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Certificate of Excellence

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AMENITIES
Wifi
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Free parking
Breakfast included
Pool
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews the kitchen view from the balcony cleaned daily bed dorm new zealand own bathroom perfect location common areas enjoyed my stay free wifi restaurants and bars nice stay home away from home a great place to stay mt maunganui erwin hostel
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Reviewed July 9, 2019

With their amazing amazing staff there to make your stay the best it can be and a beautiful location there is no reason not to chose harbourside for your next hostel stay, situated close to all amenities, restaurants and bars it is the best choice...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Packbacker123
Response from ERWINK041991, Front Office Manager at Harbourside City BackpackersResponded July 12, 2019

Wow, you make us blush with this amazing review! Thank you so much for taking the time to share this with the rest of the world, it's much appreciated. Safe travels! The Harbourside Team

Reviewed June 23, 2019

I had an open mic session at the hostel and it was memorable! All the crew and guests were nice! Good atmosphere to be in, especially at the balcony that faces the harbour and sunsets. Definitely recommend it!

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank thalescamilo
Response from ERWINK041991, Front Office Manager at Harbourside City BackpackersResponded July 12, 2019

Thanks Thales, we're glad you enjoyed the open mic night just as much as we did! Great guitar playing! Come back some time! The Harbourside Team

Reviewed June 22, 2019

Harbourside is such a great hostel! Seriously one of the best I've stayed in, in NZ (and I have stayed in a lot lol). It's in a great location, right in the center of town!..Just a few seconds walk to some amazing cafes/restaurants. I stayed...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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Reviewed May 31, 2019

Very nice place. The crew is very helpful and kind, and so are the guests. It creates a good atmosphere. Good location, in front to the beach and with some restaurant/bars around. Clean installations. Overall, a good experience.

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Date of stay: May 2019
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Response from ERWINK041991, Front Office Manager at Harbourside City BackpackersResponded June 2, 2019

Hi there, Thank you for the great review and the lovely compliments. It always makes our day receiving such lovely words! Happy travels, The Harbourside Team

Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

First of all: THANK YOU, Erwin. I forgot my jacket and didn't realize until I was on the bus away from Tauranga. He personally got it from my room and sent it to my upcoming hostel in Auckland. That's some real good customer service, helping...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Cecilia I
Response from ERWINK041991, General Manager at Harbourside City BackpackersResponded April 14, 2019

Hi Cecilia, Thank you for this lovely review! We always try to help our guest wherever we can. Good to hear you've enjoyed your stay and whenever you're in the area again, please stop by some time! Safe travels, The Harbourside Team

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Our backpackers has a huge balcony with STUNNING VIEWS of the harbour, fantastic communal facilities, internet cafe, Free Wifi, free bikes, herbs & spices, DVD's, fishing rods & we book all local activities. We More accommodate up to 72 people in a variety of different rooms If you are after a CLEAN, FRIENDLY & RELAXED stay, at Harbourside Backpackers one night will turn into days. . . there is plenty to see and do - swimming with Dolpins, white-water rafting, scenic walks, surfing, relaxing on beautiful white sandy beaches and so much more! The bus station and information centre are a one-minute walk away... everything else you might need is just a short walk - we are the CENTER of town. Tauranga is a GREAT place to base yourself for a while and find work if you need your travel funds topped up! We offer weekly rates for those wanting to stay and work in the area, and can assist you in finding a job. We even have a van to help with transport. We look forward to sharing our beautiful region with you! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room service
Free parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Number of rooms
27
Price range
$37 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Number of rooms
27
Price range
$37 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga

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Dining (6)
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"Rooms can be warm open the window when you get there "
SusieM755
Mar 7, 2019
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"Bathroom and toilets in the room "
222l_aa
Mar 5, 2019
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"I would suggest to put a new mattress, sleeping with two people without continuously rolling into eachother..."
kimbX7177CP
Mar 3, 2019
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"We stayed in a private room. Small but clean and tidy, with good size shower, good water pressure."
TarniaF3
Feb 12, 2019
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