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Hostel On the Beach Backpackers - Whitianga

3 star Hostel Whitianga

46 Buffalo Beach Road - Whitianga

Price starting from NZD 80.52

Looking for hostels in Whitianga? Take a look at On the Beach Backpackers!

This 3-star Whitianga hostel offers laundry facilities.

Staff can provide tour/ticket assistance. Wi-Fi is available for a fee. Staff are available at the front desk during limited hours.

Guest Rating
Guest Rating 8.0 Very Good
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Hostel Facilities at On the Beach Backpackers

  • Laundry room
  • Entire property is non-smoking
  • Internet/Email services
  • City tour
  • Free parking

Know before you go

  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Check-in: between noon and 7 PM.

Check-out: before 10 AM.

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 7 PM
Please contact the property ahead of time if you are planning to arrive after 7 PM.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: NZD 4.00 (for 60 minutes, rates may vary)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

National rating

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Backpacker property is rated 3 star plus and is displayed on this page as 3 stars.

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Room Details

On the Beach Backpackers has 24 guest rooms. Shared bathrooms are outfitted with showers. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Ironing facilities on request
  • Hairdryer on request

Distances from Hostel On the Beach Backpackers

Buffalo Beach - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Whitianga Beach - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Lost Spring Thermal Pools - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Shakespeare Lookout - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Lonely Bay Beach - 2.8 km / 1.7 mi
Cooks Beach - 3.9 km / 2.4 mi
Cathedral Cove Beach - 7.9 km / 4.9 mi
Hahei Beach - 9.6 km / 6 mi
Kuaotunu Beach - 11.4 km / 7.1 mi
Hot Water Beach - 12.6 km / 7.8 mi
Coromandel Historical Museum - 19.3 km / 12 mi
Coromandel Goldfields Centre & Stamper Battery - 19.5 km / 12.1 mi
Driving Creek Railway - 20 km / 12.4 mi
Kennedy Bay Beach - 20.6 km / 12.8 mi
Tairua Beach - 23.5 km / 14.6 mi
The preferred airport for On the Beach Backpackers is Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 84.1 km / 52.3 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 km and mile.

Transportation services Hostel On the Beach Backpackers

  • Free parking