Sustainability Level 1
Free WiFi

Wanderlust NZ

Free Cancellation Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.

9.1
Superb
241 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Come in and explore Tauranga's only waterfront accommodation dedicated to celebrating the desire for discovery, adventure and exploring the world.

More than just a place to stay, our historic building, awarded with Qualmark 5 star silver sustainable business award, is the preferred stop for travellers and young adventurers wanting high quality, affordable rooms, a great vibe and our million-dollar harbour views. We offer accommodation for the solo traveller, the holiday maker and groups. We have a great variety of rooms available from shared dorm rooms to private rooms both with shared facilities or with ensuite bathrooms and we even have our own section suitable for groups up to 30+ where you have your own lounge, kitchen and bathroom facilities.

We also offer our guests help with finding local and seasonal jobs to save up for their travels.

We want you to have the best accommodation experience in New Zealand by making our home your home. We offer you a safe and fun environment to set base and we strive to minimise harm to our planet in all that we do. Our vibe is your tribe.

Come and make our destination part of your journey too.

Check in: 2 pm - 9pm. In case of early arrival, we can store your luggage and you are welcome to hang out in our lounge while you wait.

Check out: 8am - 10am.

All guests require photo ID to check in - either your passport, 18+ card or valid NZ driver's license and Credit Card Details on registering into the hostel. Please make sure you ALL have this to avoid disappointment. Late check-ins till midnight are available on request.

Our office is open 8am to 9pm daily.

CANCELLATION and NO-SHOW policies:

Cancel for free until 2 days before arrival.
If cancelled less than 48 hours before arrival, or in case of a no-show, 100% of the first night will be charged. If you are a no-show, 100% of the first night will be charged.

The property will charge the outstanding amount at any time after the booking has been made. In case your card is not valid, the property will contact you asking for new card details. If you don't provide the details within 24 hours, the property is entitled to cancel your booking.

No refund will be given, should you alter your reserved dates or leave for any reason before your reserved departure date.

Reviews & Ratings

9.1
Superb
241 Total Reviews
  • Security
    9.4
  • Location
    9.3
  • Staff
    9.5
  • Atmosphere
    8.6
  • Cleanliness
    9.1
  • Value for Money
    8.9
  • Facilities
    8.8

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Sustainability Level 1

This hostel has begun to introduce practices that result in a positive social and environmental impact, grasping the fundamentals of the Staircase to Sustainability.
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Latest Reviews

10
Superb
Apr 12, 2024
it's really rare to find a so peaceful atmosphere in a hostel. friendly staff and clean and tidy accommodation I recommend 😀
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Male, 25-30
10
Superb
Apr 01, 2024
Great location and friendly staff Would have been nice if guests on 2nd floor would leave kitchen door open. Third floor was very busy. Staff were very helpful and friendly no concerns there. Cleaning was done regularly Cindy
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Female, 41+
8.6
Fabulous
Mar 20, 2024
Great hostel only slightly annoyed that ended up with awful dorm mates . Is what it is. The place itself is still great other than the being woken at 4am back to back nights
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Male, 18-24

Facilities

  • Free

    • Linen Included
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
  • General

    • Security Lockers
    • Common Room
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Utensils
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Jobs Board
    • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • Housekeeping
    • Late check-out
    • Reception (limited hours)
  • Food & Drink

    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • Board Games
    • Wi-Fi