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    On the Beach Backpackers

    46 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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    2017-09-03 2017-09-04
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    Traveller (43)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good41%
    • Average16%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    “free kayaks” (12 reviews)
    “double room” (11 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Breakfast included
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Coromandel TOP 10 Holiday Park
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    #1 of 2 hotels in Pauanui
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    Reviews (141)
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    1 - 5 of 116 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Great stay, the room had just been revamped so very clean. Ideal for family, with good space. Friendly staff. Arrived late but although the the office was closed all the information was waiting for us. Would recommend as it was also close enough to Hot...More

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    Vienna, Austria
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed there for two nights. I loved the fact that although there were some other guests we (three) had our four bed share room all to ourselves and in the second night even the whole unit with kitchen and living area. It felt more...More

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    Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

    The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The kitchen was nice and there was a great DVD selection available ($5 deposit per DVD). The 12 bed dorm was surprising spacious and had a lovely window view. Unfortunately the bathrooms were very dated, small and did...More

    Thank katy_thomas_1994
    Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

    Whitianga is a beautiful location, and the YHA hostel matched the feel of this place. The 2 ladies at reception were lovely and caring, the bed was warm and comfortable and the facilities were of a good standard. Definitely recommend for the low budget traveller....More

    Thank Monique K
    Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

    I loved everything about this place except for the shower there was barely any hot water coming out, might have been just that room though. but its so clean and nice for a backpackers and the ocean view is amazing i have a fuller review...More

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    Blue Water Motel
    187 reviews
    #2 of 6 hotels in Tairua
    Peninsula Motel
    138 reviews
    #6 of 18 hotels in Whitianga
    Coromandel TOP 10 Holiday Park
    263 reviews
    #1 of 11 hotels in Coromandel
    Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort
    735 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Pauanui
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Laundry Service
    • Price range
    • US$32 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Coromandel Peninsula >
    • Whitianga
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    Traveller (43)
    Room & Suite (5)
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    Hotel & Grounds (37)
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    Peninsula Motel
    138 reviews
    1.57 km away
    Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort
    735 reviews
    27.45 km away
    Coromandel TOP 10 Holiday Park
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    19.31 km away
    Blue Water Motel
    187 reviews
    24.06 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
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    Nearby Attractions
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    "Private and well equipped"
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    "book through email for special offer not booking site"
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    "There's an extra shower in what looks like a wardrobe in the kitchen."
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    "double, en suite room had great view"
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