The Mousetrap Backpackers
Relax, chill out and enjoy our Character house with sea views looking out to the Bay. Clean, Cosy, friendly and just 70 metres to the beach.
Two large sunny lounges, with roaring fires on those cold winter nights. Relaxing balcony, books, games, TV, free bikes, free tennis, free tea & coffee, internet and wireless.
3 well equipped kitchens with a relaxing outdoor BBQ area, perfect for cooking the catch of the day.
All bed linen is included, all Rooms & Dorms are heated and all Dorm rooms have personal luggage lockers.
Well travelled hosts Nikki & Jake can provide helpful tips and information on local attractions & sights in and around the Bay, all tour bookings can be made from the Mousetrap office.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Book exchange
- Breakfast not included
- Card phones
- Common Room
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Jobs Board
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
The Office is open from 8am to 8pm.
Checking in after 8pm is possible, contact us to organise this - but no checking in after 10pm.
Not suitable for Children under 5yrs old.
All Guests must be over 18yrs old unless accompanied by a Parent or guardian.
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The Mousetrap is only a 5 min walk from the Main bus stop and information office in the town centre. Simply turn left out of the bus station and walk 400 metres along the beach front and Kings Road is the 2nd street on the right. We are just 70 metres down Kings Rd on the right side, at number 11.
Kiwi, Stray and Magic Bus, stop on Kings Rd, and Intercity, Northliner & Naked bus will drive via Kings Rd if you ask the driver nicely when checking in your luggage.
The Mousetrap Backpackers is located in Paihia, the Bay of Islands, which is just over 3 hours drive North from Auckland and within half a days drive to Cape Reinga. It is an ideal location to explore the bay of Islands, Waitangi, Russell, Keri Keri and the Kauri Forests.