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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good12%
  • Average16%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible15%
17 Jun 2018
“Friendly but one night was enough”
4 Mar 2018
“Great Hostel!”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I was met with a very friendly welcome. No complaints here. The reception could not have been more welcoming. Unfortunately it was down hill from there. The dorm was hot and messy with only one very small window. However, it was a difficult weigh up...More

Thank Ben W
Response from Jo V, General Manager at Mount BackpackersResponded 5 July 2018

Kia ora Ben, What a shame!! Why didn't you tell us that the room was too hot? We do leave the air con remote in the largest room, which I'm guessing that you may have been in downstairs (I can't find a booking under your...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

An amazing hostel within stone's throw of all you need for a good time, nice cheap bike and board hire for guests here highly recommend this place for your stay in Mt Manganui. Don't forget your sunscreen!

Thank Jaysoncvl
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Jo and Jess who you'll meet at reception are lovely, they'll help you with anything from advice on trips and things to do and where to go to what the surfs like. The environment is social but chill and everyone is welcoming and friendly 10/10

Thank Rosie F
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Had a very nice feel to it; everyone was friendly and the staff were very accommodating - especially when sending back various items that I'd left behind :^).The facilities were clean and staff were happy to help out with any problems. I'd recommend Mount Backpackers...More

Thank tobinarmstrong
Response from Jo V, Owner at Mount BackpackersResponded 25 January 2018

Cheers Tobin, you were the easiest guest wev'e had, no fuss, no bother, just got on with the business of being in the best location in Mount Maunganui! Nau mai haere mai, you are welcome back anytime and no worries sending back your stuff, happy...More

Reviewed 23 January 2018

I am so happy that i stumbled across this place. I was in an 8 bed dorm and everyone was respectful, slept like a baby. The place is very communal and has a friendly social vibe. I didnt get a chance to surf but if...More

Thank Dallas W
Response from Jo V, Owner at Mount BackpackersResponded 25 January 2018

Thanks for the great review Dallas - really appreciate it. We have been getting reviews on here from people who haven't even stayed so it is so nice to get a genuine one, of course we remember you! Good luck with your future travels, kia...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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US$16 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Earplugs and eye masks are extremely helpful. Rooms further from the road are quieter."
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"The cheapest room is just fine"
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"16 bed is louder than the 6 bed"
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"avoid the front rooms; they will be loud"
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