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Harbourside City Backpackers

105 The Strand, Tauranga, Tauranga, New Zealand


  • 77%Value For Money
  • 78%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 75%Atmosphere
  • 77%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

Property Information:

Hilton location at backpacker prices - right on the water front!

This is the backpackers you want to stay in when in Tauranga - we are amongst bars and cafes with a huge balcony overlooking the harbour. We have a large common area and kitchen, internet café with free WiFi, free bikes, FREE herbs & spices, activity booking office and have the city centre on our door step.

Our hostel has 72 beds, it is clean and safe and the staff will go out of their way to make your stay a pleasant one. We have a night warden for your security!

Tauranga is a great place to base yourself for a while, whether you want to enjoy the night life, the beautiful beaches or become a local and find some work.

Harbourside Backpackers is only a minutes' walk from the bus station and information centre, central to all banks and shopping, and is a short drive to the airport.

If you are running short of cash and looking for work over summer local employers contact us first for workers; the bars and cafes are always looking for employees. In winter work can also be arranged - kiwifruit picking/packing starts in April and runs into September. We work with honest contractors and can help with visas, bank accounts IRD numbers and can organise transport.

We would love to have you stay!

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  • Latest Review

    I didn't enjoy my stay in the hostel at all. I was staying for 3 nights and was in a room in the back flat with all the long-termers with its own kitchen etc. Which was quite anti-social. I was never shown the other communal areas and only discovered them on my final day. The internet never seemed to work, even in the sofa bit where it supposedly should have. Over all not a great stay.
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Harbourside City Backpackers Located at 105 The Strand, Tauranga, Tauranga.
Harbourside City Backpackers
New Zealand
Tauranga 3110 105 The Strand, Tauranga
80% 178
-37.6839561 176.1697411
Harbourside City Backpackers
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