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strand motel
strand motel
7.0 Good

0.6 km from city centre, Tauranga Show on map

GoodBased on 630 reviews
7.0

Strand Motel is situated centrally in Tauranga, a short car trip from Tauranga Airport. It also features a terrace.

Seagulls Guesthouse
Seagulls Guesthouse
8.8 Excellent

1.0 km from city centre, Mount Maunganui Show on map

ExcellentBased on 915 reviews
8.8

Seagulls Guesthouse is located in Tauranga and provides guests with free Wi-Fi. A short stroll from Bay Oval, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a refrigerator, a kitchenette and wireless internet access.

Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary
Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary
9.4 Excellent

13.2 km from city centre, Tauranga Show on map

ExcellentBased on 26 reviews
9.4

This comfortable bed & breakfast in Tauranga offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as a swimming pool and a terrace. It also features a BBQ/picnic area and a garden.

Calais Mount Resort
Calais Mount Resort
7.4 Good

1.2 km from city centre, Mount Maunganui Show on map

GoodBased on 1,074 reviews
7.4

Calais Mount Resort is located in Mount Maunganui and is close to Mauao. It is steps from Mount Maunganui Hot Salt Water Pools and is near the area's well-known attractions and dining spots.

Cameron Thermal Motel
Cameron Thermal Motel
8.2 Excellent

5.0 km from city centre, Tauranga Show on map

ExcellentBased on 338 reviews
8.2

Cameron Thermal Motel offers a comfortable setting while in Tauranga.

Ambassador Motor Inn Tauranga
Ambassador Motor Inn Tauranga
8.5 Excellent

2.7 km from city centre, Tauranga Show on map

ExcellentBased on 344 reviews
8.5

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 3-star motel makes for an excellent base in Tauranga. It also provides a free shuttle service, an outdoor heated pool and a kids club.

Asure Harbour View Motel
Asure Harbour View Motel
9.1 Excellent

0.8 km from city centre, Tauranga Show on map

ExcellentBased on 296 reviews
9.1

Conveniently located in the heart of the city, this 3.5-star motel makes for an ideal base in Tauranga. Those staying at the property can also enjoy free Wi-Fi.

The Anchorage Apartments
The Anchorage Apartments
8.6 Excellent

0.2 km from city centre, Mount Maunganui Show on map

ExcellentBased on 999 reviews
8.6

Set in Mount Maunganui, The Anchorage Apartments is a five-minute walk from Maunganui Beach and offers a swimming pool and a sauna. It provides free Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a tour desk.

Warwick Hills Rural Retreat
Warwick Hills Rural Retreat
8.9 Excellent

14.5 km from city centre, Mount Maunganui Show on map

ExcellentBased on 118 reviews
8.9

Warwick Hills Rural Retreat is located in Tauranga and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides an outdoor pool, meeting rooms and a sun deck.

Blue Haven Motel
Blue Haven Motel
8.7 Excellent

4.7 km from city centre, Tauranga Show on map

ExcellentBased on 333 reviews
8.7

Blue Haven Motel is located in Tauranga and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides laundry facilities, luggage storage and an airport shuttle.

Tips for booking a Tauranga hotel

Cheapest month:August
Most expensive month:January
Average price in Tauranga:$203/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$23/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$137 - $348
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$128 - $156
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Blue Wave Motel Mount Maunganui
Blue Wave Motel Mount Maunganui
10.0 Excellent

3.0 km from city centre, Mount Maunganui Show on map

Located in Tauranga, Blue Wave Motel Mt Maunganui is an easy drive from the Classic Flyers Museum and Mauao. Guests can also enjoy free internet access.

2
Seagulls Guesthouse
Seagulls Guesthouse
8.8 Excellent

1.0 km from city centre, Mount Maunganui Show on map

Seagulls Guesthouse is located in Tauranga and provides guests with free Wi-Fi. A short stroll from Bay Oval, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a refrigerator, a kitchenette and wireless internet access.

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Loft 109 Backpackers Hostel
Loft 109 Backpackers Hostel
6.0 Good

0.2 km from city centre, Tauranga Show on map

Strategically located in the centre of the city, this 4-star hostel makes for an ideal base in Tauranga. It offers free Wi-Fi, a safe and a sun deck.

$26
Avg. per night
Harbourside City Backpackers
Harbourside City Backpackers
7.6 Good

0.4 km from city centre, Tauranga Show on map

Conveniently located in the middle of the city, this 4-star hostel makes for an ideal base in Tauranga. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi throughout their stay.

$32
Avg. per night
Tauranga, Bay Of Plenty
Tauranga, Bay Of Plenty
8.3 Excellent

3.7 km from city centre, Tauranga Show on map

TAURANGA Bay of Plenty provides comfortable rooms, equipped to accommodate the needs of any traveller.

$74
Avg. per night
Seagulls Guesthouse
Seagulls Guesthouse
8.8 Excellent

1.0 km from city centre, Mount Maunganui Show on map

Seagulls Guesthouse is located in Tauranga and provides guests with free Wi-Fi. A short stroll from Bay Oval, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a refrigerator, a kitchenette and wireless internet access.

$78
Avg. per night
Arthouse Accommodation Boutique Backpackers
Arthouse Accommodation Boutique Backpackers
8.3 Excellent

0.4 km from city centre, Tauranga Show on map

This comfortable hostel in Tauranga offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as luggage storage and a shared kitchen. It is conveniently located in the city centre.

$83
Avg. per night
Omokoroa Kiwi Holiday Park
Omokoroa Kiwi Holiday Park

0.3 km from city centre, Omokoroa Show on map

Omokoroa Kiwi Holiday Park has 21 lodgings and features an outdoor pool. It also offers laundry facilities, a library and luggage storage.

$85
Avg. per night
strand motel
strand motel
7.0 Good

0.6 km from city centre, Tauranga Show on map

Strand Motel is situated centrally in Tauranga, a short car trip from Tauranga Airport. It also features a terrace.

$93
Avg. per night
Warwick Hills Rural Retreat
Warwick Hills Rural Retreat
8.9 Excellent

14.5 km from city centre, Mount Maunganui Show on map

Warwick Hills Rural Retreat is located in Tauranga and offers free Wi-Fi. It also provides an outdoor pool, meeting rooms and a sun deck.

$97
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Tauranga

2 stars or below

$29 - $190

Seagulls Guesthouse

No. 1 most popular

Seagulls Guesthouse
8.8 Excellent
$78
Avg. per night
Arthouse Accommodation Boutique Backpackers

No. 2 most popular

$83
Avg. per night
Mount Backpackers

Best value

$29
Avg. per night
3 stars

$124 - $202

18th Avenue Thermal Motel

No. 1 most popular

$151
Avg. per night
Bethlehem Motor Inn

No. 2 most popular

Bethlehem Motor Inn
8.8 Excellent
$165
Avg. per night
Roselands Motel

Best value

Roselands Motel
8.2 Excellent
$124
Avg. per night
4 stars and up

$26 - $232

850 Cameron Motel

No. 1 most popular

850 Cameron Motel
9.4 Excellent
$175
Avg. per night
Oceanside Resort & Twin Towers

No. 2 most popular

$195
Avg. per night
Warwick Hills Rural Retreat

Best value

$97
Avg. per night

Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.

Where to stay in Tauranga

About Tauranga

Tauranga is the largest city in the Bay of Plenty, popular for its captivating natural landscapes and bustling waterfront. The city will tempt you with an array of marine adventures along its picturesque coast, from fishing and sailing to diving and dolphin watching.

Things to do

Outdoor enthusiasts are spoiled for choice in Tauranga, such as swimming with wild dolphins. Head to McLaren Falls Park to see one of the best botanical collections of trees in New Zealand and hike the waterfall track to see glow worms after dusk.

Head to the Tauranga Art Gallery, one of New Zealand’s most respected regional public galleries, showcasing exhibitions of historical and contemporary art. Afterwards, learn more about the local culture with a stroll through Downtown Tauranga to discover boutique fashion shops, cafes and art galleries.

Bring the entire family to Waimarino Adventure Park, a fun-filled area with water trampolines, climbing walls, a kayak slide and slip ’n’ slides. With picnic tables, barbecue facilities and warm thermal pools, it’s easy to make a day of it.

One of New Zealand’s most popular beach towns, Mount Maunganui is just a 15-minute drive away. Lined with perfect white sand and warm ocean waves sitting at the base of Mt Maunganui’s iconic mountain, it’s the ultimate place to swim, surf and sunbathe.

Getting around

Most attractions are within a 15-minute walk from the city centre of Tauranga, while the local bus system services the city and nearby neighbourhoods. Tauranga is a three-hour drive from Auckland, while New Zealand’s extensive bus network also operates connections from Auckland, Hamilton and Rotorua.

Tauranga travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Tauranga?

    530 reviews rated 850 Cameron Motel with an average score of 9.4/10. It may also be worth looking into the Seagulls Guesthouse, which received a rating of 8.8/10 from 915 reviews. Oceanside Resort & Twin Towers could also be a good option, with a score of 7.4/10 from 1,408 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel near Mount Manganui?

    Reviews of The Pacific Apartments recommend it as a good place to stay near Mount Manganui, scoring 8.8/10 from 1,357 ratings.

  • What is a good hotel in Tauranga near Mount Manganui Beach?

    Blue Haven Motel is a hotel near Mount Manganui Beach that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.7 from 333 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Tauranga CBD?

    A good hotel near Tauranga CBD is Quest on Durham, which has been rated 8.6/10 by 394 HotelsCombined user reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Tauranga cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Tauranga is $210 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data. The average price of a 4-star hotel in Tauranga around is $253 per night, whereas for a 5-star hotel it’s $149 per night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Tauranga?

    Prices for Tauranga hotels have been found for as low as $26/night over the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hotel in Tauranga tonight?

    A hotel in Tauranga tonight has an average price of $204, but some deals have been found for as low as $60 in HotelsCombined searches over the last 72 hours. Prices in Tauranga are changing frequently. The best price found for a 4-star Tauranga hotel for tonight has been $168.