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3.8 out of 5

"Would come here again anytime was very comfortable and welcomed.Staff were great one lady brung all my stuff to my room as I have an infant was such a ... " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 18 Apr 2018

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Hotel Description

At Surf N Stay Whangamata - Hostel you'll be within a short 5-minute stroll of Whangamata Beach and Williamson Park. Highlights at this beach hostel include free in-room WiFi.

Enjoy access to ecotours, kayaking and surfing/boogie boarding. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a terrace and a garden. Buffet breakfast is available daily between 8:30 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this Whangamata hostel, you'll be 1.1 km (0.7 mi) from Whenuakura Island.

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Surf N Stay Whangamata - Hostel ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Surf N Stay Whangamata - Hostel

Everyone (2) Family (1)
3 out of 5
Could have had a fridge and better tea/coffee making facilities for price but otherwise comfortable and clean.

Posted by on 20 Oct. 2019

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5 out of 5
Friendly and low-key place. Owners (living above) keep to themselves but are always available by phone

Posted by on 19 Jun. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Jan. 2019

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About the Surf N Stay Whangamata - Hostel

Location 227 Beverley Terrace, Whangamata, 3620

Property Features

As a guest of Surf N Stay Whangamata - Hostel, you'll find a terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and a BBQ. Public spaces have free WiFi. Surf N Stay Whangamata - Hostel also features a garden, a picnic area, and a lift. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Whangamata hostel.

  • 1 building
  • 4 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) (147.9 km / 91.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Surf N Stay Whangamata - Hostel offers 4 forms of accommodation with shared/communal kitchens. Beds feature premium bedding. Full-sized fridge/freezers and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Communal kitchen
  • Fridge (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Heating

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

This property offers self-service check-in for guests arriving outside of normal front desk hours. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 6:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Debit cards


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: NZD 10.00 per person (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 per cent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Surf N Stay Whangamata B&B
  • Surf n Stay Whangamata Backpackers Ltd South Pacific
  • Surf N Stay Whangamata Hostel
  • Surf N Stay Whangamata - Hostel Whangamata
  • Surf N Stay Whangamata - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.