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Tauranga Central Backpackers Reviews

62-64 Willow st, Tauranga, Tauranga, New Zealand

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67 Total Reviews
  • 30%Value For Money
  • 57%Security
  • 77%Location
  • 60%Staff
  • 33%Atmosphere
  • 30%Cleanliness
  • 30%Facilities

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Seemed old and run down. Quite grotty. Staff didn't seem to know what they were doing. Not good value for money

  • 25th Sep 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


The building is very tired looking, just a coat of paint would freshen it up. Our room was booked for an arrival time of 1300 and we were running late, arriving 1500hrs On arrival told he would check our room be ready, it was not and we were let in to a smelly room to change for a wedding, they would clean while we were out.O r bags left in room were safe (trust was good) We had clean room on return but fumes of cleaning product was overpowering and not pleasant to sleep in. Poor ventilation.

  • 1st Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)


Absolutely disgusting hostel! So dirty and food everywhere in the kitchen! Also to expensive for that service !

  • 4th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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