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If you are looking for a great place in Mount Maunganui to accommodate your group, then look no further! Pacific Coast Lodge & Backpackers is the hostel you want to stay at. We provide beach accommodation at great location for affordable prices!

Having 96 beds in total means we have plenty of space for small and large groups, with all our accommodation and facilities under one roof! We have a large kitchen and multimple communal areas for everyone to relax at.

Location wise we're hard to beat as we're only 650 metres away from downtown the Mount and only 500 metres away from Tay Street Beach, the best surf spot in the Mount! This perfect location creates a quiet stay within walking distance to all amenities.

We will make sure your group will have an enjoyable stay at the Mount.

If you are needing to be in town for a sporting event, we are:

  • Opposite Blake Park Sports ground for: Cricket, Football, Hockey, Rugby, Touch, Netball & Tennis>
  • 500 metres to the Mount Sports Centre
  • Only 4km to BayWave TECT Aquatic Centre
  • Only 5km to the ASB Bay Park Stadium for: Super Rugby, Speedway, Motorsports, Concerts & Blokarting
  • Only 5km to the ASB Arena for: Netball, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Badminton, home shows, food shows, galas & events
  • 7km to Baycourt Community & Arts Centre
  • 9km to Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre
  • 15km to Aquinas Action Centre

If your group is looking for a great nightlife, Mount Maunganui has plenty to offer! From funky tunes at Satori bar to the laidback summer feel at Astrolabe. Great events are organized at Mount Social club and multiple places serve their own brewed and craft beer like the Mount Brew co.

The Mount is also very popular with the locals, they come over from Tauranga to party over here, you won't be disappointed!

For all stag/hen groups, please contact our sister hostel Harbourside City Backpackers in Tauranga. They have a range of suitable affordable accommodation located amongst all the bars and cafes on The Strand!

If your group is looking for some awesome activities to do during your stay, we know the best places to go and things to do. If fishing, kayaking or paintball is what you are after, please make a note in your inquiry form.

If your group would like to have a continental breakfast, we can make it possible. We can organise it for larger groups with prior request. We can also point you in the right direction for other food options in town.

We take pride in presenting a clean, fun and 4 Star facility for all our guests to enjoy, and hope you will consider us for your Mount Maunganui accommodation needs!

Please use the booking inquiry form and request a quote.

Matt & the Pacific Coast Team

“Life is better in the Mount!”

Comments from past groups -

"​I would like to thank you personally for your hospitality, you went out of your way to accommodate our large group, which we greatly appreciated. I would like to thank you for the communication and information we received from you and your staff."
Sharon Roodbeen - Taranaki Country Basketball

"A huge thank you, we had such a good time at PCL. I was talking to some of the parent’s last week and they were saying that because we had such a good time at PCL it really set the mood for the rest of the trip. We enjoyed the hospitality, very clean rooms, willingness to help us with restaurants, activities, bookings, etc, nothing was a problem and there was always someone there to help us. Staying at PCL was a fantastic experience and a great introduction to the world of backpacking for the tour team.
Improvements – I can’t think of anything and not one of the 32 people on the tour had any complaints or bad comments, you and your team are doing a brilliant job"
Lucy Williams - Lennox Head U17 Rugby

Thank you so much for looking after us and Nicholas, also the ANI kids team. We had great time. The kids were enjoyed staying in the Pacific Coast Lodge. We won the National Champ Chess Game, brought the Cup to ANI. Thank you again for hosting us."

Yan Shen & Alan (parents) - Auckland Normal Intermediate - Chess Tournament

Thanks for hosting us for the Aims event. We really enjoyed our time at Mt Maunganui and your hospitality.
Thanks again on Behalf of Auckland Normal Intermediate. Looking forward to 2017 Can we please book for next year!"
Greg Berry, Sports Co-ordinator - Fully Booked Hostel - Auckland Normal Intermediate School – AIMS - Stays very year!

"Thank you so much for your lovely comments about our boys. We really enjoyed the stay and there is nothing I can think of that would need to be changed. In-fact your place has been the most helpful and organised of all the places I have stayed with a sports team. (I have been taking teams away every year since 2000!). The boys really enjoyed the environment and made a few new friends. I will recommend the lodge to any coaches I know taking teams to the Mount"
Rob Warner - Rotorua Boys High School - Tournament Week

"Over-all we had a fantastic week, such a great lodge, and staff are very helpful. Facilities were great, excellent kitchen well equipped for teams staying there. Rooms had good beds and linen. There was a real passion about the place and some of our boys are staying there for the new year so they really enjoyed it. All in all would be hard pressed to find a better backpackers for a team environment." 
Chris Gillan - Glendowie College - Tournament Week


"Everyone was so friendly and very helpful, very clean, tidy and nothing was a problem, they made you feel at home, our music group had the best time ever. Many thanks for the great memories we have. We will be back." 
Tina Westall - New Plymouth Girls & Boys High - Concert Band Nationals