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On the Beach Backpackers

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8.8
Fabulous 273 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.0
  • Security 8.3
  • Location 9.1
  • Staff 8.9
  • Atmosphere 8.9
  • Cleanliness 8.8
  • Facilities 8.4
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8.8
Fabulous 273 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 9.0
  • Security 8.3
  • Location 9.1
  • Staff 8.9
  • Atmosphere 8.9
  • Cleanliness 8.8
  • Facilities 8.4
On the Beach Backpackers Located at 46 Buffalo Beach Road, , Whitianga.
On the Beach Backpackers
New Zealand
Whitianga 3510 46 Buffalo Beach Road
88% 273
-36.8357670 175.7002990
On the Beach Backpackers
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15th Jan 2017
8.0

Beautiful location, staff is very kind and willing to help. Bathrooms both inside and outside rooms are very small

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
15th Jan 2017
9.4

I was only here briefly but I don't think there was a better hostile to stay at in whitianga. Absolutely wonderful.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • kittykat222
  • England, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 5 reviews
12th Jan 2017
9.7

Loved this hostel! Really comfortable bed and the bonus of not having a bunk was amazing! Really clean and good facilities. Only two downsides- the shower has zero pressure and the internet doesn't really work... but overall really happy with this place 🤙🏻

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
9th Jan 2017
9.4

A home away from home. I loved my stay here and highly recommend! Very clean! The staff were slightly rude/snappy with me, but everything else was great!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • jessicaarmitage981
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
  • 45 reviews
27th Dec 2016
8.0

Was a nice place right on the beach. Met some really nice people here and really enjoyed it. There isn't really a common room so unless people are in your room/apartment it's quite hard to meet anyone. Supermarket about 10 minute walk. Would recommend.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
18th Dec 2016
8.9

Very quiet town. Was nice to have a private kitchen, however, this causes a bit of segregation between backpackers. Very clean and staff were decent.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
18th Dec 2016
8.0

This hostel had so many good things about it. It's right on the beach! It's close to town. It's kitchen and common room are great places for socializing. Nice to not have bunk beds. Somethings need work - reception was pretty snarky at times. The shower in the female dorm was just a trickle. And they don't give you top sheets OR change the duvet when people leave. Gross. It's a great base from which to visit Cathedral Cove, Hot Water Beach and Hihai as long as you're ok hitching.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 8 reviews
16th Dec 2016
8.0

Really enjoyed this hostel and met some amazing people. Really good lounge and kitchen area! The location was great and the town is beautiful. However, the bathroom facilities were a bit small and a lot of people sharing a small amount of toilets and showers. The beds were also pretty uncomfortable. Other than that, I would stay there again.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Germany, Male, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 7 reviews
14th Dec 2016
8.6

Nice hostel right at the beach. Several houses with own kitchen, lounge and bathroom. Some rooms with sea view. Calm area. 15 min by car to Hot Water Beach. Very nice staff.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
14th Dec 2016
10.0

Lots of space, so its not a crowded little hostel. Was very clean. The staff were very helpful with planning days. Seemed like a suited place for anyone- solo, couples, groups, and families!

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

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