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Tauranga Central Backpackers

63 reviews
  • Excellent4%
  • Very good9%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible75%
12 Dec 2017
“You are poor...go here”
21 Dec 2016
“Go out”
Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

The cheapest in Tauranga Yeah it's dirty ! but you have unlimited wifi for a week ! A lot of kiwi inside so 50/50 sometimes its bad and sometimes its really nice mood here. Depends of the people inside if there is more backpackers than...More

Thank Legranapadano
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Lets begin by the good things.... Kitchen ok And ..... Welcoming OK... Freewifi limited, lots of playgames. Otherwise, single showers with showers curtains instead of doors ! Computer 2dollars even if you dont need internet, really ??! Rooms without window And private box. And the...More

Thank Chouchoune85
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Worst hostel I have ever stayed at in my life! They had lost my reservation, closed down the reception and locked the entrance an hour before the scheduled time leaving two travellers with reservations outside. The place is horrendous, dirty and it smells awful. The...More

Thank Carolina B
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The hostel itself seems OK, but I had a few problems with it. My main problem is the rules, every corner you turn there is literally another rule in the hostel, 'don't drink beer here', 'don't put clothes here' , 'no shoes over here' ,...More

Thank HaydenMeer
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I stayed there one night cause it was the only hostel on Tauranga which wasn't fully booked for that night. The kitchen was that dirty, I think the last time it was cleaned was in the past century. The whole place is smelling like old...More

Thank Beblibla
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Self-Serve Laundry
Price range
US$20 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$20 - US$46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Room 1 : too close from the main entrance Noisy Room 7 : Too close from the kitchen Noisy The rooms at..."
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"Pick a different hostel. Sleeping on the beach or in your car would be better than this place."
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"do not expect window;)"
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"View the facilities before you pay and stay away from tauranga central backpackers."
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