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On the Beach Backpackers & Lodge

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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“free kayaks”(12 reviews)
“double room”(11 reviews)
“the kitchen”(22 reviews)
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had booked a double room with shared bathroom and kitchen, and got upgraded to a ensuite room, which was very nice surprise, since I had a little flat for myself. The staff is really nice and helpful. The ensuite was clean, quiet and well...More

Thank Pauline N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great place we stayed in Whitiangi, and it was also the cheapest on our whole trip! Some other places we stayed at were twice the rate and had less to offer. We had a family room with two bedrooms. The room/appartment was...More

Thank Kiwigirl341
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

I stayed two nights in a 4 share dorm. This hostel has several buildings and they each have their kitchen and lounge. I really loved that. It felt like living in an apartment more than a hostel. And the kitchen was never crowded. The staff...More

Thank Ingridgig
Reviewed November 25, 2017

Great location, friendly staff, comfortable apartment (2 bedrooms, kitchen, and living area). The location is 25min walk to the shops/cafes/restaurants of Whitianga but offers direct access to a beautiful beach just across the road which is a big perk.

Thank NYDCwanderer
Response from Onthebeachwhiti, Owner at On the Beach Backpackers & LodgeResponded December 6, 2017

Thank you for the review we are glad you enjoyed staying with us in our recently renovated apartments.

Reviewed October 22, 2017

I stayed with a group of friends only for one night and I wished we could have stayed longer. The staff was really nice and gave us advice on the things we could do around the area the next day. The rooms were good, it...More

Thank Irene M
Response from Onthebeachwhiti, Front Office Manager at On the Beach Backpackers & LodgeResponded November 5, 2017

Thanks for staying with us at On The Beach Backpackers, we are happy your group enjoyed their stay and the facilties. We try our best to make our guests comfortable.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Laundry Service
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Price range
$21 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
$21 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Have your dinner early to avoid having to queue for the BBQ!"
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"Private and well equipped"
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"book through email for special offer not booking site"
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"There's an extra shower in what looks like a wardrobe in the kitchen."
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