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Backpacker Hostel

Mt Maunganui Accommodation

COVID-19 UPDATE: We have implemented special procedures during the Coronavirus outbreak to help keep our housemates and guests safe and Healthy. We need your help during this unprecedented worldwide pandemic. If you experience any symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, Please call our hostel BEFORE you arrive so we can discuss the best alternatives for your specific situation. 

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Haere Mai, Welcome!An award-winning backpackers, Pacific Coast Lodge and Backpackers has been voted THE BEST hostel in New Zealand! We are located only 500 metres away from the beautiful white sandy shores of Mount Maunganui Beach, voted the BEST beach in New Zealand, offering affordable accommodation suitable for the well- travelled and the not so experienced backpacker but also for families, sport and school groups. We are the only 4 star Silver rated Qualmark hostel in Mount Maunganui, so you can be confident your stay with us meets superior quality standards and will exceed your expectations!

We will make your stay a memorable one, you will feel welcomed and at home.

Pacific Coast Lodge – your Mount Maunganui backpackers and accommodation – can host you for a one night stay up to long term for those who are looking for a seasonal job in the area. Our large hostel is fresh and vibrant with a surf theme and is well equipped to cater for large groups.

Mount Maunganui

New Zealand Beach-side Paradise

Mount Maunganui is New Zealand's summer playground and favourite holiday destination with it's 100km of white sand beaches and an enticing blue ocean. It has a spectacular surf beach on one side and the tranquil sheltered harbour on the other which attracts thousands of holiday makers every summer and the international traveller throughout the year! The main beach is the ultimate spot to people watch, surf, sunbath or take tranquil walks. The Bay of plenty lays claim to 3 of the 10 best beaches in New Zealand rated in Tripadvisor #1 Mount Maunagnui beach #6 Ohope #10 Papamoa - We are in a coastal paradise!

There is plenty to do in the Bay of Plenty! Lots of fun stuff for everyone, from Surfing, Swimming with Dolphins, amazing walks, hot pools to great local markets - where you will create amazing memories.

Right in the heart of Mount Maunganui is where you will find us. The Mount Backpackers accommodation where you need to be for the perfect stay, to base yourself and experience that what the wider Bay of Plenty has to offer! Because after all, “life is better at the Mount!”

Please click here to book your Mount Maunganui backpackers accommodation at Pacific Coast Lodge and Backpackers.