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Harbourside City Backpackers

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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Breakfast included
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Conveniently found this place on Tripadvisor. Was just popping by Tauranga for the first time to visit the area and some friends. Needed a place to crash safely and comfortably for a night which was central and affordable. Harbourfront backpackers was just perfect! The location...More

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Response from Sarah M, Front Office Manager at Harbourside City BackpackersResponded today

Hi there, Thanks a lot for this great review! It's always nice to see guests appreciate the accommodation and not just the location but also the comfy beds, the hot showers and the welcoming staff. Thank you very much for staying and if you're ever...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good place, nice and friendly staff, beautiful view, clean , shower and bathroom in the room! Highly Recommend! Thanks guys and for sure I'll coming back again enjoying the heart of Tauranga!!!!!

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Thank Enea M
Response from Sarah M, Front Office Manager at Harbourside City BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

Hi Enea, We are already looking forward having you back some day! Glad you had such a great time at Harbourside City Backpackers. See you next time! Renee, Harbourside City Backpackers Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely the best hostel I’ve been in nz so far. Incredibly friendly, kind and helpful staff. They care about you, keep facilities clean and you just don’t want to leave :) I’ve made great friends here and if I’m in tauranga again, I’m sure this...More

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Response from Sarah M, Front Office Manager at Harbourside City BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We always appreciate it when guests notice the extra mile we go for them! Safe travels and whenever you're in the area, just pop in as we'd love to have you back some day! Renee,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked for a single room and paid when I checked-in, but could not be in the room for more than 3 minutes due to the horrible smell and bad condition of the room. I had to get out of the place and went to...More

Thank Jane L
Response from Sarah M, Front Office Manager at Harbourside City BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jane, You booked a double en-suite room with us. The photo's on the website/booking websites show you exactly what you pay for. As I remember, your complaint was the lack of harbour view from the room. It doesn't state on our website or any...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been staying for one month and already regret to leave this place. Beyond the nice location, the amazing view from the balcony, the great sharing area including a full furnished & spacious kitchen, you’re going to meet lovely staff from the reception to...More

Thank Flo V
Response from Sarah M, Front Office Manager at Harbourside City BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Flo, Thank you so much for this amazing review! I really appreciate it you taking the time to give us such great feedback! Please come back some day and make us your delicious Croque monsieur toasties! Safe travels, Renee

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Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$22 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$22 - US$61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (31)
Room & Suite (13)
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"Shared 8 people room!"
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"210 baiseur de la mère 😉"
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"friendly, clean, good enviroment."
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"room with 6 people in it"
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