Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Cancellations made prior to 2 days of arrival will be charged a 1 night cancellation fee. No shows will incur 100% cancellation fee.
All cancellation charges will be processed using the credit card used by the Client to make the booking.

Additional Terms and Conditions

Alcohol can only be purchased and consumed in the Pipi Patch Bar - alcohol in rooms will be confiscated and returned upon check out.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Brilliant Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

Welcome to Paihia Ocean Club backpacker hostel, located in the stunning Bay of Islands just 50 metres from the beach. Splash in the pool or relax on the sun deck or choose from one of the many adrenalin pumping activities the bay of islands has to offer.

Our friendly staff will give you all the inside local tips on how to experience the best of the Northland's amazing scenery, culture and history. Join in on our evening Kiwi BBQ and a complimentary drink in the Pipi Patch Bar where you can meet travelers and locals at the friendliest bar in the bay. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.6

  • Security 6.8

  • Location 8.8

  • Staff 7.4

  • Atmosphere 7.9

  • Cleanliness 6.8

  • Facilities 7.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    26 Feb 2020
    Great hostel with a lively bar. Awesome staff
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    27 Apr 2019
    Lovely staff and great service, the bar has great prices for the drinks
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    29 Apr 2019
    Super cool place to stay, very good location as its down the street from the beach and all the nightlife are on the street of this hostel. Very clean and comfortable and also lovely staff
    New Zealand, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    31 Dec 2019
    Great location, staff were awesome. Clean enough and as expected for a hostel, had good roommates so worked out well. Stayed in mixed sex 8 bed dorm
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4


    25 Oct 2019
    It is a perfect place for a backpacker. I liked the atmosphere, BBQ and night bar.
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    26 Jun 2019
    I was only there for 2 nights but I had a good time. Place was clean and beds were comfy. My only complaint would be kitchen is usually open at 630am but on mornings that there was 730am tours kitchen wasnt open before and it would have been nice to know that the day before.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    06 Apr 2019
    Unsuitable accommodation because of a bar and disco which went on until 1am and could be clearly heard in our bedroom. The hostel were very understanding and only charged us for one night. We had booked for seven. We found other more suitable accommodation. Still awaiting a partial refund from website for the deposit we paid. So far they have only offered us a credit note.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 8.9


    12 Apr 2019
    Clean, great location, fun bar. Really great if you’re young and want to party.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    27 Dec 2019
    Didn’t spend a lot of time here during my stay. Everything seemed chill. Place was clean. Staff wasn’t around when I needed them but that could have just been random. I’d stay here again.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    30 Apr 2019
    I ended up staying in an 8 bed dorm with only 1 other person for the whole duration of my stay, which was nice! Atmosphere however was non-existent as I visited out of season. I can imagine it would be vibing in summer though.
    England, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Nightclub