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The Mousetrap Backpackers

11 Kings Rd, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
+64 9402 8182


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Overall guest ratings

8.9/10 Excellent
Based on 282 reviews

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  • Nice building
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Friendly service


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    Just 230 feet from Main Paihia Beach, The Mousetrap Backpackers offers an ideal base to explore Bay of Islands, Waitangi, Russell, Kerikeri and the Kauri Forests. It offers BBQ facilities, free parking and 500MB of free WiFi access per day. Guests can choose to stay in a lively dormitory room or in the comfort of a private room. Toilet and bathroom facilities are shared. The property features a shared balcony with lovely views of the bay. There are 2 large lounges with open fireplaces and a TV. Guests can prepare simple meals in any of the 3 fully equipped kitchens. Coin-operated laundry facilities are available. The Mousetrap Backpackers is a 5-minute drive from both Waitangi and Haruru Falls. Kerikeri is a 30-minute drive, and the Puketu Kauri Forest is a 45-minute drive away.

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    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
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