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The location of this place is perfect, really easy to find and within walking distance to the beach, the mount, shops and restaurants. Staff were really friendly and accommodating. The facilities were basic and everything felt a bit cramped inside but it did the job...More
Response from Jo V, Owner at Mount Backpackers
Kia Ora Annie,
Thanks for this review. I am the new owner of Mount Backpackers. We do have the best location in Mount Maunganui - a 2 minute walk to a New Zealand's #1 beach, the best view at the top of our precious mountain...More
The hostel is in a great location (centre of town), it has a good atmosphere with a mix of long term and passers through. The kitchen was very small and ill-equiped accompanied with hundred of flies. the courtyard is a good touch although it could...More
This place is great if you're a solo traveller.
The hostel has got all the necessary facilities.
The new owner is very friendly and helpful and makes you feel like at home. She's trying to make the place very cosy.
Kitchen was swarming with bugs first thing in the morning, cooking facilities are poor. really dirty oven and stove top. Dirty floors in the showers and toilets, no loo roll in two of the toilets for the whole time i was there. (staff were advised!)...More
They have a cat! So don't stay here if you are allergic. The kitchen is ok, but all the tables are outside, so it's not so nice when it's raining. The laundry machine is really bad, and there aren't any places to dry the clothes...More
US$17 - US$43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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