The Mousetrap Backpackers

11 Kings Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9402 8182

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The Mousetrap Backpackers
Fri 7/23
Sat 7/24
ProviderNightly total$52

About The Mousetrap Backpackers

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
Just 70 metres from Main Paihia Beach, The Mousetrap Backpackers offers an ideal base to explore Bay of Islands, Waitangi, Russell, Kerikeri and the Kauri Forests. It offers BBQ facilities, free parking and 4GB of free WiFi access per day. Guests can choose to stay in a lively dormitory room or in the comfort of a private room. Toilet and bathroom facilities are shared. The property features a shared balcony with lovely views of the bay. There are 2 large lounges with open fireplaces. Guests can prepare simple meals in any of the 3 fully equipped kitchens. Coin-operated laundry facilities are available. The Mousetrap Backpackers is a 5-minute drive from both Waitangi and Haruru Falls. Kerikeri is a 30-minute drive, and the Puketu Kauri Forest is a 45-minute drive away.

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Rooms available at The Mousetrap Backpackers

Fri 7/23
Sat 7/24
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Amenities at The Mousetrap Backpackers

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Shared toilet


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Heating
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Garden

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Golf
  • Hiking


  • Garden view
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Shared toilet
  • Shared bathroom

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available


  • Laundry facilities

Services and conveniences

  • Tour desk


  • Tennis

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11 Kings Road, Paihia 0200

What's nearby

  • Paihia Beach228 yd
  • Paihia Wharf0.3 mi
  • Action World Paihia0.8 mi
  • Waitangi Golf Club2.1 mi
  • Flagstaff Hill2.5 mi
  • Haruru Falls2.5 mi
  • Ngaiotonga Scenic Reserve9.3 mi



Check in anytime after 1:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at The Mousetrap Backpackers

  • The Mousetrap Backpackers is located at 11 Kings Road, 0.4 miles from the center of Paihia. Paihia Beach is the closest landmark to The Mousetrap Backpackers.

  • Check-in time is 1:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at The Mousetrap Backpackers.

  • Yes, The Mousetrap Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, The Mousetrap Backpackers offers free parking.

  • No, The Mousetrap Backpackers does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • The Mousetrap Backpackers is 10.4 miles from Kerikeri. The Mousetrap Backpackers is 36.7 miles from Whangarei.

  • No, The Mousetrap Backpackers does not have a pool onsite.

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Distance to city center

0.4 mi

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