Harbourside City Backpackers

105 The Strand, Tauranga, Tauranga, New Zealand, Distance from city centre: 0.4km

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Great location, friendly staff, and the commons area is wonderful. The wifi is a little iffy and my dorm only had two... more...

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Rating: 73%from 3 reviews

  • 53%Atmosphere
  • 93%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 60%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 66%Value for money
  • 80%Facilities
Hilton Location at backpacker prices - right on the water front! This is the backpackers you want to stay when you are in Tauranga.

Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Dryer
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine
  • Wi-Fi

Cancellation Policy

This 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 Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.


No one in or out on 1st January
All guests staying over New Years must be 21 years or over with valid ID

All twin/double rooms come with duvets, (Free duvets are available for dorm beds, ask reception, towels are for hire $2 each). Check in is 2pm (however you may arrive earlier as we can store your luggage, but your room may not be ready) and the front door is closed at 9pm. Check out is 10am, we do charge a day rate of $10pp if you wish to stay in the hostel (not in the room) after 10am until 2pm. After that you will need to pay for another night.

There is a large public carpark right out front for $5.50 all day and FREE after 4pm and on weekends (Locked after 11.30pm on a Thurs/Fri/Sat night) There is also another public carpark on Dive Cres for $2.50 a day. All other parking spots are paid per hour, but ask reception about the FREE parking places when you arrive.

We also have onsite internet and FREE WIFI available. You can use this on your own devices. Computers are available at reception.

We want you to enjoy this beautiful city – go technology free for a day and take in the breathtaking views!
There are also plenty of places that offer FREE WIFI in town!

We do have a 24 hours cancelation policy!

All guests require photo identification on registering into the hostel. Please make sure you ALL have this to avoid disappointment.

We look forward to having you,
Happy Travels!

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As we're in the city centre of Tauranga, we're very easy to find. We're only a 2 minute walk away from the bus station. If you head to the water front and take a right, you can't miss us!

Located Near

We are located right in between the bars, restaurants and cafes in the heart of the city. Our position with stunning harbour views makes us very hard to beat especially having a huge balcony on the second floor with waterfront views, overlooking the strand with all the hustle and bustle below us. The Backpackers is only a minutes' walk from the bus station and information centre, central to all banks and shops and is only a short drive to the airport and the golden sandy beach, Mount Maunganui.

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