10 Best Budget Accommodation in the Coromandel
10 Best Budget Accommodation in the Coromandel

10 Best Budget Accommodation in the Coromandel

© Anglers Lodge

Cheap Accommodation in the Coromandel

Yes, even poor suckers like us deserve a beach getaway to the Coromandel! Luckily, there are plenty of ways to do with the variety of budget accommodation in the Coromandel. Stay in holiday parks with affordable cabins, homely backpacker hostels and B&Bs. Whatever your taste, you’re sure to find something to fit with this list of cheap accommodation in the Coromandel.

For more budget tips, check out The Guide to the Coromandel on a Budget and find activities in the 10 Free & Cheap Things to Do in the Coromandel.

1. Anchor Lodge

Stay just a short stroll from Coromandel town centre in one of the 25 suites and apartments of the Anchor Lodge. Best suited to couples, groups and families, the rooms at Anchor Lodge offer self-contained living with at least a kitchenette and ensuite bathroom. The Studio Units provide a comfortable stay for couples in a unit with modern fixings, while family units provide ample space for groups and families. There’s the option to upgrade to more luxurious spa units, while other on-site facilities include a heated outdoor pool, communal spa pool, barbecue hut, DVD library, free mountain bike hire and more.

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10 Best Budget Accommodation in the Coromandel© Anchor Lodge

2. Hot Water Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park

An attractive holiday park just a short stroll from Hot Water Beach and a short drive to Hahei, the Hot Water Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park offers some fantastic options for budget travellers. Aside from campsites and powered sites, the holiday park has a hostel for backpackers, cheap private cabins for couples and families, as well as options to upgrades to self-contained motel-style units. They have modern amenities blocks with communal kitchens, shower rooms (on five-minute timers), and surfboard, bodyboard, go-kart, bike and spade hire.

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10 Best Budget Accommodation in the Coromandel© Hot Water Beach TOP 10 Holiday Park

3. Harbourside Holiday Park

Offering budget accommodation in Whitianga, the Harbourside Holiday Park provides well-maintained budget cabins, as well as refurbished self-contained studios and larger tourist flats. The holiday park is a popular option with families thanks to its outdoor swimming pool, covered dining area with push-button barbecues, a TV room, and all the essential holiday park amenities.

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10 Best Budget Accommodation in the Coromandel© Harbourside Holiday Park

4. Hahei Holiday Resort

Enjoy absolute beachfront for an affordable price at the Hahei Holiday Resort. The coastal cabins and camping sites are the best budget options, while there is room to upgrade to more luxurious sea view villas. The holiday park is in a great position to visit Hot Water Beach, Hahei Beach and Cathedral Cove – the Coromandel must-dos! While many of the cabins and villas have their own self-contained amenities, other facilities include a communal kitchen, a general store and cafe, laundry, TV room, children’s playground and more. See more like this in the 10 Best Family Accommodation in the Coromandel.

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10 Best Budget Accommodation in the Coromandel© Hahei Holiday Resort

5. Surf N Stay

Surf N Stay is not only a backpacker hostel in Whangamata, but they also run a surf school. Your stay in Whangamata has entertainment sorted with the on-site kayak and surfboard hire. The beach-themed hostel has loads of places to relax inside and out, between stays in the private single rooms, dorm rooms and studio unit. Check out more like this in the 5 Best Backpacker Hostels in The Coromandel.

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10 Best Budget Accommodation in the Coromandel© Surf N Stay

6. Lady Bowen Bed & Breakfast

Enjoy a homely stay in Thames at the Lady Bowen Bed & Breakfast. Set in a historic villa, this B&B accommodation offers affordable rooms for solo travellers, couples, friends travelling together and even families. The boutique accommodation has only eight rooms available, sharing three bathrooms throughout the house. There’s also a large dining area, lounge, balcony, deck and garden to relax in. Guests are free to make use of the tea/coffee-making facilities, while breakfast is included. Note there are no other self-catering facilities.

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10 Best Budget Accommodation in the Coromandel© Lady Bowen Bed & Breakfast

7. Anglers Lodge

Stay, relax and even go fishing with the team from Anglers Lodge in Coromandel Town. While camping is available on the grounds, the cabins with and without kitchenette facilities provide an affordable place to stay. There is a facilities block on-site, as well as an outdoor pool, a spa pool nestled in gardens, a coffee corner, barbecue area and an outdoor relaxing area with cosy furniture.

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10 Best Budget Accommodation in the Coromandel© Anglers Lodge

8. Colville Farm Holidays

Looking for something a little different? Colville Farm Holidays, also known as White Star Station, is set on 1,260 hectares (3,100 acres) of sheep and cattle farm in the less-visited northern Coromandel. There are campsites and powered sites available, as well as a caravan to stay in and a couple of basic yet affordable bush lodges which make you feel like you’re truly in the wilderness. During your stay, embark on a horse trekking tour, go for a bushwalk and swim in the river.

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10 Best Budget Accommodation in the Coromandel© Colville Farm Holidays

9. Tui Lodge

It’s all about the garden at Tui Lodge in Coromandel Town, as you’ll never want to leave this outdoor haven with a gazebo and surrounded by native trees. Facilities at this backpacker accommodation include a sauna, barbecue and trampoline. Of course, there are all the essential communal facilities on the inside to complement the dorm rooms and private rooms. Campers are welcome too.

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10 Best Budget Accommodation in the Coromandel© Tui Lodge

10. Coromandel TOP 10 Holiday Park

That’s right, there are more holiday parks in the Coromandel, this one in Coromandel Town. The Coromandel TOP 10 Holiday Park provides a wide range of accommodation for campers, couples, families and groups. Choose from cabins with shared facilities for the cheapest option or upgrade to a self-contained motel unit. During your stay, go wild on the go-karts, let the kids loose in the playground, hire bikes, play basketball, have a swim in the pool and more.

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10 Best Budget Accommodation in the Coromandel© Coromandel TOP 10 Holiday Park

Author

Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in New Zealand over 10 years ago and with a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to travel New Zealand. She knows Aotearoa inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience New Zealand’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides and is the co-host of NZ Pocket Guide’s live New Zealand travel Q&As on YouTube.

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