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7.8
Very Good 242 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.0
  • Security 8.0
  • Location 9.0
  • Staff 8.5
  • Atmosphere 7.7
  • Cleanliness 7.4
  • Facilities 7.1
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7.8
Very Good 242 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 7.0
  • Security 8.0
  • Location 9.0
  • Staff 8.5
  • Atmosphere 7.7
  • Cleanliness 7.4
  • Facilities 7.1
Harbourside City Backpackers Located at 105 The Strand, Tauranga, Tauranga.
Harbourside City Backpackers
New Zealand
Tauranga 3110 105 The Strand, Tauranga
78% 242
-37.6839561 176.1697411
Harbourside City Backpackers
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  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
16th Jan 2017
6.0

Okay for what it is, nothing special. Didn't get a great nights sleep, there was an alarm that goes off randomly throughout the day and night. Shower is very temperamental, very difficult to keep at a nice temperature.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
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Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, I really appreciate it. Sorry to hear the alarms kept you awake during the night. We do have the alarms for our guests safety, it might have been birds or the wind which made them go off so randomly. We will have a look at the showers, thank you for the feedback. Next time when you think we can improve something, please let the staff at reception know, perhaps we can fix it straight away! Hope you enjoyed your stay at Harbourside City Backpackers and we would love to welcome you back some day. Safe travels! Kind regards, Renee, Harbourisde City Backpackers.

  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
19th Dec 2016
8.3

Stayed for two nights, in all female room in the "flat" so can't comment on the main hostel rooms. Good facilities and security. Wifi is only in certain areas but there's more to a hostel than that!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
View Property Reply

Hi there, Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review, really appreciate it. Good to hear you enjoyed your stay at the flat. It is for sure a nice part of our hostel but as you mentioned as well, our hostel has way more to offer than that! (for example our balcony right!?!) Hopefully we can welcome you back some day, Merry Christmas and a fantastic new year! Kind regards, Renee, harbourside city backpackers team

  • Anonymous
  • Scotland, Couple, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 5 reviews
18th Sep 2016
6.9

Wifi was rubbish, only worked on the stairs and landing. No one was doing their dishes in the kitchen. Old hostel could do with renovation. A lot of long term stay/staff who took over kitchen and living space making it difficult for other guests. Location was excellent

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 7 reviews
25th Jul 2016
7.7

Showers not too great, pressure is bad and temperature very hard to get right, wifi is not good unless on stairs or next to reception. Balcony view, common room and kitchen are good though, and everything is kept very clean. Central to everything in Tauranga. Only problem is travelling with a car it is at least $12.50 a week for parking near the hostel at Dive Crescent, which is the cheapest and a 5 minute walk from the hostel. They do have bike hire though and its close to bus stops and shops.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
24th Jul 2016
8.9

Overall a good hostel. Plenty of bars and restaurants on the same street, and the waterfront is very nice. The central bus terminal is just around the corner, so you can get anywhere in town easily. Note the nearest supermarket is over a kilometer away. Some major drawbacks: Terrible Wifi in rooms, need to be in common stairwell to have good signal. Very inconvenient. No lockers available. I stayed 2 weeks with no problems, but constantly worried about my things.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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