Apple Tree Backpackers
Located off State Highway 2, this quirky harbourside hostel is 7 km from Mount Maunganui and 5 km from Tauranga Airport.
The 4 no-frills dorm rooms feature 4-6 bunks each. Female dorms are available upon request.
Wi-Fi and off-street parking are free. Amenities include a shared bathroom, laundry room, and kitchen. There's a lawn with beanbags and hammocks, plus BBQs, and tent sites (fee). Kayak and bike rentals are available.