Looking for a comfortable chill-out space? Nestled in a beautiful garden setting just a 5 minute walk from the centre of Tauranga with free car parking and a 4 star Qualmark rating, this makes us the perfect home base while you explore our beautiful Bay of Plenty.
This warm modern Hostel is an inner city garden oasis, surrounded by mature trees. Look out for the signs that label our native fauna in Maori and English. Guests can explore the delightful gardens and admire the quirky hidden garden art, tucked away around every corner. We have sun loungers and picnic tables where you can chill out in the sun or the shade and appreciate a sense of calm and relaxation right in the heart of Tauranga.
YHA Tauranga has a large fully equipped kitchen including baking equipment, microwave, electric oven, gas hobs, rice cooker and sandwich maker. Plenty of food storage space and a large double fridge help to ensure an exceptional cooking experience.
Our common rooms are open 24 hours so you can access the facilities in them anytime day or night. Facilities in the kitchen, dining room and TV area include Internet (CD burning, Skype phone and card reader), a Wireless Hot Spot, a card phone and outside a gas BBQ. We have a small shop and free off and on street car parking. We also provide free use of badminton, soccer, croquet and volleyball equipment, DVD movies, a well stocked travellers library, book exchange, guitar, board games and fresh growing herbs.
All our rooms are individually heated. Private rooms are spacious with towels supplied free of charge. Shared rooms are supplied with free linen and blankets.
Our six bed shared rooms have individual lockers for valuables. We also have coin operated lockers and free lockers available at reception. The rooms all have individual locks and you a given a security code for 24 hour access to the hostel.
Reception Hours are 8.30am - 2pm & 4pm - 7.30pm daily. Afterhours check in can be arranged, please contact us directly on the day of your arrival during our office hours.
8.30am - 2pm & 4pm - 7.30pm Daily.
If you are arriving after 7.30pm , please contact us on the day of your arrival to receive the afterhours door code.
To cancel any bookings a NZ$5.00 cancellation fee applies per transaction. For cancellations made before 6pm the day before arrival - full refund. For cancellations made after 6pm the day before arrival - no refund for the first night. Cancellations on bookings made on the day of arrival will receive no refund for the first night, normal cancellation policy applies for subsequent nights. If you do not advise the Hostel the non-arrival clause applies.
This is a Trusted Review. Why?
I really wanted to give this hostel a higher rating. In most aspects it looks like a high quality YHA, and it has lots of quirky little details that push it out above the pack. However, I stayed here for two nights, and saw two cockroaches during this time (one in the showers, one in the kitchen), and that's just not something I can accept without major ick, ick, ick! gross-out reactions. (At least not here in New Zealand.) :/
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