Pacific Coast Lodge & Backpackers

432 Maunganui RoadMount Maunganui3116New Zealand
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About Pacific Coast Lodge & Backpackers

Offering a mix of private rooms and dormitories, Pacific Coast Lodge & Backpackers is a cosy lodging aimed at economical travellers. The hostel benefits from a central, Mount Maunganui location, eight minutes away on foot from the area's inviting beach.

All of the accommodations at Pacific Coast Lodge & Backpackers are decorated in a simple style, with the private rooms containing fresh towels and complimentary cookies. Each option has access to shared bathroom facilities.

The games room and communal lounge are ideal spots for unwinding at the hostel. Comfort levels are further boosted by the inclusion of free Wi-Fi, free off-street parking and laundry facilities.

The property boasts a large shared kitchen area which provides the opportunity for guests to cook meals and socialise with others. Outdoor barbecue facilities are also freely available to use.

Blake Park, which is also home to the Bay Oval cricket ground, is a six-minute walk from the hostel. The base of Mount Maunganui is less than two-and-a-half kilometres away.

Contact

432 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, 3116, New Zealand
Telephone: +64(7)5749601 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Computer with internet
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Room safe
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Accessibility

  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Staff provide great service

Guests commend the hostel for the customer service it provides. Cooperative and accommodating when dealing with all manner of enquiries, the staff members are also said to be really hospitable – which reportedly helps to create an overall friendly atmosphere at the property.

Useful location to explore Mount Maunganui

The location is spotlighted as one of the hostel's main benefits. Within ten minutes on foot from the popular beach and Bay Oval cricket ground, the property is also in close proximity to the other main attractions that Mount Maunganui has to offer.

Clean rooms with comfy beds

In terms of hygiene, the hostel's rooms score favourable marks from guests. In addition to being kept tidy and clean, the rooms are described as generally featuring comfortable beds.

Negative Reviews

Noise an issue

When it comes to having a peaceful night's sleep, travellers note this can be a serious issue when residing at the hostel. Along with external noise being potentially troublesome, the property is said to attract boisterous visitors due to its backpacker nature.

Small and basic accommodations

The general standard of the hostel's rooms is a letdown for guests. As well as having limited space for storing things like luggage, the rooms – with no en-suite facilities and a lack of amenities – are defined as overly basic overall.

Concerns with the kitchen

Although spacious and well-equipped, the shared kitchen receives negative feedback from visitors in select areas. Due to being a busy area of the property, the kitchen's lack of continued cleanliness and maintenance is particularly spotlighted as a problem.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 102 reviews across the web
8.1 /10
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    8.1 /10
8.1 out of 10 based on 102 reviews