Over the past few years, Tauranga has developed to be a centre of importance both for leisure and business travellers. If you are looking for a frugal stay in the city with good amenities on offer, consider these options. In case you are travelling in a group, book cheap bus hire in Tauranga for a comfortable airport transfer to these hotels at a reasonable cost.

 

Pacific Coast Lodge

Hardly a 10-minute walk from the beach, the Pacific Coast Lodge is located in proximity to the Mount Hot Pool. Apart from free on-site parking, the lodge offers a fully equipped kitchen and barbecue facilities. You can take leverage of free bikes and surfboards, along with free internet access, tea and coffee. Visitors can either book a private room of their own or stay in a lively dormitory room with shared bathroom facilities. Additionally, there’s an extensive movie library, a spacious lounge and a reading room.

The common kitchen is equipped with 7 fridges, a couple of microwaves and large commercial stoves. There is also a well-stocked spice and herbs rack. Being close to the Tauranga airport, this is an ideal budget accommodation for a short stay.

Seagulls Guesthouse

Another beachside accommodation option at a reasonable price, Seagulls Guesthouse is nestled on a quiet lane opposite Blake Park. It’s a short walk from Mount Maunganui Beach and provides all sorts of options including a family room, a dormitory, and single, double and twin private rooms. As a guest, you have access to several common facilities, including a spacious dining room and state-of-the-art kitchen. There’s also a massive sun terrace with outdoor furnishings and BBQ facilities.

The airy guest lounge areas offer an LED television, a book library and comfortable chairs and sofas. Communal laundry facilities are up to mark, as well. Plenty of sporting activities are available across the road, including rugby fields, cricket pitches and tennis courts. Take an idyllic walk to the Mount, where you can soak up the expansive views over the Bay of Plenty, while holding the hand of your partner. Its the best value of money you can get in Tauranga.

City Suites

Formerly known as the Puriri Park Boutique Hotel, City Suites has been renovated to offer an exciting budget option right in the heart of the city. Whether you are here for business or leisure purpose, the venue has everything you need, right from studio apartments to well-equipped conference rooms. Options include single bedroom, double bedroom or a boardroom apartment. You can indulge in a wide range of activities in and around the region, while enjoying the hospitality and guest facilities at the hotel.

Key highlights of the City Suites include a private swimming pool, fantastic outdoor and indoor living, extensive conference facilities, office services, secure car parking, and above all, a relaxing experience. Hence, if you are here for more than a day, give this option a try!

Rainbow Motel & Accommodation

Enjoying a central location on the reverse side of Gate Pa shopping centre, the Rainbow Motel is close to a number of restaurants, bars, cafes and retail outlets. A standard motel room offers ironing equipment, refrigerator, coffee making facilities, toaster, microwave, stove and 40” LED TV. All motel rooms have a secluded bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. The clean and tidy private rooms are on the upper level, equipped with small fan heater for winter days, while kitchen and toilet are shared.

There’s a fine outdoor dining area, where guests can enjoy a BBQ. Nearby the motel are Tennis Club and Gate Pa Bowling Club for some pastime, along with Tauranga Racing and Golf Club. Other nearby attractions includes Mount Maunganui, Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park and the Mclaren Falls.

Strand Motel

Overlooking the harbour, the Strand Motel is situated right in the heart of Tauranga, hardly 10 minutes of drive from the airport. The property features ample free parking space, along with deck area or terrace in each of the rooms.  Some of the units have a separate seating space to relax after a hectic day.

Within a walking distance of motel, there are plenty of bars, restaurants, cafes and shopping options, with an easy access to many major attractions in the city of Tauranga. Just across the road is The Wharf, where you can indulge in a day of deep-water fishing on a charter boat or enjoy fishing by the edge. If you are travelling with kids, there’s a separate playground area to keep them entertained as well.

Hotel Armitage

Tucked neatly in the heart of Central Business District, the Hotel Armitage finds its ground in the hurly burly of the city, known for its vibrant nightlife and plethora of shopping options.  The famous Mount Maunganui with its white sandy beaches is a short leisure drive from the venue.  Feel like a home at this spacious hotel with a Poolside restaurant offering international flavour and cuisines, using some of the core ingredients from the fruit bowl of the Bay of Plenty.

Other key facilities include the Clipper Lounge Bar with a pool table and a grand piano for socialising, as well as outdoor space and swimming pool for relaxation. Find yourself a nice lounger to recline on, soak in the spa pool or swim a few laps in the larger one. If you are here for business purpose, the venue has you covered with 5 function rooms to choose from.

Roselands Motel

Everything that the city has to offer is in proximity to this fantastic budget motel, with an easy access to bars, restaurants, cafes and leisure walk along the waterfront. Enjoy the serene surroundings from one of the 10 spacious, clean and comfortable units, while also remaining close to all recreational amenities. Whether it’s a weekend getaway or a business trip, it’s ideally suited for both the purposes. You have free access to ultra high speed fibre internet connection, along with national calling facilities. For the ground floor rooms, there’s an extra luxury of a garden area and BBQ facilities. Above all, you would simply enjoy the ambiance that this place has got to offer!

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