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Hairy Berry Backpacker Hostel, Te Puke

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Hairy Berry NZ...\'Stay, Work or Play in the Bay\'

Hairy Berry Backpackers is situated on the Pacific Coast Highway, in Te Puke, a small town between Tauranga and Rotorua. A unique kiwi experience and comfortable accommodation provided for backpackers & tourists traveling & working in the Bay Of Plenty region. Ideal for those wanting a stop over or a working holiday in one of New Zealand\'s loveliest spots!

Perfect tor individuals and groups...

Friendly people to share your time with or visit some of the local attractions. Conveniently located, with Mt Maunganui, Tauranga, and Rotorua only a short drive away. There are a wide selection of stunning SURF beaches here in the Bay of Plenty, with Papamoa Beach, Mount Maunganui, Maketu, and Waihi Beach (to name only a few!)

Guests say it \'feels like home\' is clean and friendly, comfortable enough to mix with others & enjoy shared dinners and to have the odd party etc.


Hairy Berry Backpacker Hostel is only a 10 minute walk from the town centre, which offers 2 supermarkets, most banks, a few cafes bars and a cinema.

Most rooms provide 4 to 8 bed dorms - with separate male & female rooms (mixed on request) with shared common areas and facilities.

Private double rooms offer more peace and quiet and shared facilities (kitchen, bathroom & laundry) which are shared with up to 6 other people.

All cooking & clothes washing machine use is included, also Sky TV. Commercial Washing machines & clothes dryers cost $4 or you can use the washing lines provided. Security cameras installed inside and out (not in privacy areas.... sorry) offer additional security especially if you decide to stay in a tent over the summer months.

There are internet computers in the common room available 24/7 and setup for most countries. There is also an internet cafe available, and Zenbu wireless if yo have your own wireless computor/Laptop.

In house phone offers free local calls and prepaid calling cards can be used for long distance & international calls.

Other services include;
Intercity bus agency (National bus Network)
Stray Bus Travel agency (NZ on-off backpacker tour bus)
Tour desk booking service

The staff are friendly and work really hard to help people during their stay if looking for fun activities or to find work they are always there to help. They find jobs by networking with employers in the area seeking staff. Transport and training can be also arranged if required. Generally people can get work within a day or so of arriving.

Kiwifruit work is available in the Te Puke area for about 10 months of the year. October through till Feb-March for summer pruning (kiwifruit) then on to the MAIN SEASON beginning in APRIL picking and packing work and later winter pruning which begins in July and lasts until the end of September. There is less work available during the summer months October - March.

If you want to make some extra money, come to see us and the team will do their best to find you work as well!!!!
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Hotel Details

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  • Internet Access
  • Laundry
  • Airport Pick Up
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Linen Included
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Towels
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Travel Desk/Travel Info
  • Key Card Access
  • Common Room
  • Bike Parking
  • BBQ Area
  • Free Carpark
  • Breakfast Not Included