Pacific Coast Lodge & Backpackers

Price per night for 1 night
Deal: 4 – 25 Dec Double Room from $94/night (normally $125)

Accommodation Details

Pacific Coast Lodge has been voted the best hostel in NZ at Golden TNT Backpacker awards 2017, 2016, 2014!!!

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!

Mount Maunganui is New Zealand's summer playground and it sparkles with 100km of white sandy beaches and enticing blue ocean. The seaside resort town is New Zealander's favorite holiday destination with the spectacular crashing surf beach on one side and the tranquil sheltered harbour on the other draws thousands of holiday makers every summer season and the international traveler throughout the year.

There's plenty to do in the Bay of Plenty from swimming with Dolphins, amazing walks, hot pools, to deep sea fishing and surfing we are the perfect place to base yourself and experience what the wider Bay of Plenty has to offer.
We are ideally located within walking distance to the beautiful shores of Mount Maunganui Beach, offering affordable accommodation suitable for backpackers, families, sport groups, and school groups.

Pacific Coast Lodge and Backpackers can cater for a one night stay to weekly boarders looking for work. Enjoy our cool outside covered courtyard with lanterns and fairy lights. Free tea and coffee, free job placement all year round and we have a van to help with transport. We are just 10 minutes walk from downtown the Mount, offering a quiet stay, within walking distance to all amenities.

We are perfectly situated if you're looking to be near the beach in Mount Maunganui (only 500m / 5 minute walk from Tay Street Beach for the best surf!). Or if you are needing to be in town for a sporting event we are opposite Blake Park Sports ground, 4km to BayWave TECT Aquatic Centre and only 5km to Bay Park Stadium!

We've also have FREE surfboards so you can enjoy the waves and the sun!

At Pacific Coast Lodge you will have a clean, fun and social atmosphere where it is easy to meet other travelers and share all your wonderful travel adventures.... come and share them with us!

Directions to Hostel
We are situated at 432 Maunganui road which is the main road into Mount Maunganui (and also the main road of the Mount). We are near to McDonalds also.

The local bus stop is located right out the front of the Backpackers, hop on Bus # 2 if you have arrived into Tauranga.

INTERCITY bus stop is also right outside -- Make sure you choose stop code PCL Pacific Coast Lodge for Intercity.


  • 4 Stars
  • Check-in Time: 2:00pm
  • Check-out Time 10:00am
  • Free parking
  • High Speed wireless internet
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Travel Desk
  • Perfect !
    REMY SIONNEAU - Oct 19, 2015 (Stayed Oct 2015)
    Travelbug Verified Review
  • Very good service because I was travelling for a conference I was put in my own dorm room. I didn't have my first night of accommodation as I was unable to drive down on Thursday - can I apply for a refund ?
    MIRIAM COLLINGE - Aug 30, 2015 (Stayed Aug 2015)
    Travelbug Verified Review
  • Well done Travelbug and Pacific Coast Lodge. A nice clean and tidy lodge with good amenities and a friendly atmosphere. Recommended.
    Jason Parker-Toulson - Jun 8, 2008
  • Lovely stay, thank you. Clean, well organised and very comfortable backpackers. Cheers.
    Lauren Griffin - May 6, 2008