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On the Beach Backpackers Lodge

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Room & Suite (14)
Dining (3)
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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“free kayaks”(12 reviews)
“double room”(11 reviews)
“the kitchen”(24 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
3 Star Hotel
YHA Whitianga, On the Beach Backpackers is a friendly beachfront hostel with huge bay windows with stunning views over Mercury Bay, on the Coromandel Peninsula, a holiday spot loved by New Zealanders. Close to Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove. YHA Whitianga has accommodation to suit...
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46 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed for one night in the block at the front looking out into the beach. Parking is at the front outside the gate. I stayed in a 12bed dorm. Clean & beds were comfortable. Not nearly enough plugs /electrical outlets & no individual lockers...More

Thank miccof
Reviewed 23 May 2018

I stayed here for 4 nights and they have a lot of equipment to hire. eg. kayaks. They have free wifi at reception. It is a short walk to the beach and a 10 minute walk to town. The views from the dorm rooms are...More

Thank hpeters0n4
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Really nice experience! We were 3 people on a friend trip, staying one night and spending most of the evening & morning at the lodge. Best thing at the Beach Backpackers Lodge, facility wise, is the huge kitchenette/lounge that allows you to cook, store your...More

Thank Jack J
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Well, we did not stay long enough to enjoy the benefits of this colorful backpackers which is truly located 'on the beach'. The lodge is divided in small independant units, each one with two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and living room and toilets/bathroom. This...More

1  Thank François B
Reviewed 20 April 2018

This was different because the private rooms are in appartaments that have the own living rooms and kitchens, also a great balconys, so it s different, but confortable if you get nice rommies. The bathroom is big also!

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YHA Whitianga, On the Beach Backpackers is a friendly beachfront hostel with huge bay windows with stunning views over Mercury Bay, on the Coromandel Peninsula, a holiday spot loved by New Zealanders. Close to Hot ...More Water Beach and Cathedral Cove. YHA Whitianga has accommodation to suit everyone from singles, couples and families. Free wifi and Kayaks available. Less
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Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (48)
Room & Suite (14)
Dining (3)
Pool & Beach (2)
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"Have your dinner early to avoid having to queue for the BBQ!"
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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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