Overview

On the Beach Backpackers
Top Economy Hotel

46 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand

$19+

Overall guest ratings

8.5/10 Excellent
Based on 437 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.9
  • 9.8
  • 9.7
  • 6.3

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  • Great reception
  • Beach nearby

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    About

    Enjoy your visit to Whitianga with a stay at On the Beach Backpackers. Free self parking is an added perk, and guests looking to stay active can check out the nearby kayaking, snorkeling, and surfing/boogie boarding.

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Internet
    • Bicycle rental
    • No smoking
    • Safe
    • Free parking
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews of On the Beach Backpackers

    Overall Rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 437 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
      10.0 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 100%."
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      8.7 "City centre within easy reach, said 87%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "Great parking, according to 100%."
    • 9.7 "Excellent value."
      8.0 "80% thought it was a great value."
    • 9.5 "Perfectly clean."
      9.2 "92% said rooms were clean."
      10.0 "100% thought it was clean."
    • 9.2 "Food is to die for."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
      5.2 "For only 52%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% thought the shower was ok."
      6.0 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 60%."
    • 4.7 "Not very comfortable."
      4.4 "56% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.3 "77% said rooms were small."
      1.9 "81% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 3.6 "Internet is poor."
      2.8 "72% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 284 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
      10.0 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 100%."
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      8.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 88%."
    • 9.7 "Excellent value."
    • 9.6 "Perfectly clean."
      9.3 "93% said rooms were clean."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.9 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "For only 53%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.0 "Beds were acceptable for 50%."
    • 5.2 "Average comfort."
      5.0 "Beds were acceptable for 50%."
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    Overall Rating

    7.5 Good
    Based on 4 reviews
    • 9.2 "World class service."

    Overall Rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 148 reviews
    • 9.9 "Wonderful beach."
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 9.2 "Perfectly clean."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.3 "73% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.2 "Vibe was good."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "For only 53%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."
      4.5 "55% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
    • 3.6 "Internet is poor."
      3.0 "70% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Hotel type
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Great reception"
    "Beach nearby"
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