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    On the Beach Backpackers & Lodge

    46 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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    29/10/201730/10/2017
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$ 57
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
    • Very good41%
    • Average16%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
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    “free kayaks” (12 reviews)
    “double room” (11 reviews)
    Wifi
    Free Parking
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    11 - 15 of 117 reviews

    Reviewed 13 March 2017

    We stayed here for 3 nights in an double room with shared living/kitchen and bathroom with a twin room. This was a great set up if you are used to shared facilities as you were only sharing the kitchen and bathroom with 2 other people....More

    Thank Visas and V
    Reviewed 12 March 2017

    We stayed two nights in the ensuite room, which had everything we needed but kept the costs down. It's not modern but it's all very clean and functional - great hot shower with water pressure, clean linen, kitchen and lounge area with TV all within...More

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    Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for two nights in a twin room with shared facilities. We had a little flat which we shared with another couple who had the to on from morn till night....it's clean, well presented and just what you pay for. The beach is over...More

    Thank Nicki F
    Reviewed 2 March 2017

    Stayed for one night in a 12 bed dorm. There was one toilet/shower in the room, and a few outside of the room. Even a shower right next to the communal kitchen... The hostel is very worn down, there was even mold on and around...More

    Thank blue0rchid
    Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

    Really impressed with this place. The room we stayed in was comfortable and the kitchen was surprisingly well stocked with all sorts of pans and appliances so we could easily make our own food. There were coin operated laundry facilities which was handy. All the...More

    Thank Serena D
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 17 - US$ 126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • Waikato Region >
    • Coromandel Peninsula >
    • Whitianga
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    "There's an extra shower in what looks like a wardrobe in the kitchen."
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