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Saltwater Lodge

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Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

I've stayed there for 3 nights and in the end I wished that I would have stayed longer. It's been such a lovely time not only because of the very nice facilities and the friendly staff but also because of the perfect location. If you have any questions about trips or if you want to book something, just ask at...

Thank Alina H
lenka_rohit, Manager at Saltwater Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Alina Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. It's wonderful to read your glowing feedback and thank you so much for your fantastic comments regarding the staff, lodge facilitates.We hope you'll come and stay with us again soon on your next visit to the Bay of island. Kindest regards, Rohit & Lenka

Auckland, NZ
Reviewed 11 August 2015

This was my first ever stay in a Backpacker Hostel. So I was pleasantly surprised just how nice and comfortable our stay was. We were a group of about 20, 12 being college kids. Our stay was well catered for with very clean rooms and excellent en-suite facilities. Good location, wifi worked perfect and I loved the communal lounge and...

Thank Teagle
lenka_rohit, Manager at Saltwater Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Teagle, We are very pleased that you enjoy your first stay with us. We are trying to make our guest feel comfortable and relaxed. There for we are putting effort in making rooms neat and clean. We know that guests coming to relax so it is great to hear that our facilities make it happen for you. Unfortunately we...

Seven Corners, Virginia
Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

I've stayed here for one night because this is the only hostel on Kings Rd. that had any beds left on Good Friday night. I found this hostel very stylish and modern built. There's a large social area on a second floor with large screen TV and a kitchen. As it was pointed out, this place can get very loud,...

Thank Seth J
North Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2015

Lovely comfortable rooms with fantastic bathrooms / shower rooms and spacious lockers. Nice socializing areas and very helpful and friendly owners who answered questions and helped book accommodation. I stayed here for 4 nights and my main issue with my stay was the noise as the hostel is located next door to a bar which was pretty noisy at night....

Thank Frankie C
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2015

I have stayed in a number of hostels/backpackers over the years and this is the best ive come across. the staff were lovely and treated me like family from the moment i walked through the door. the room was very comfy, spacious, light and (very!) clean; even included a fridge & microwave (being en-suite was a huge perk!). The Internet...

2Thank SuzPreen
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Such a nice hostel - so close to everything, beds were comfortable, rooms have their own bathroom and were clean, big kitchen... really helpful with maps and things to do as well. We needed 2 keys and they were happy to oblige. great value

2Thank mrobinsson
Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 26 January 2015

It might be for a reason that the climate up in Paihia is quite mild but I really liked the fact that the room doors are actually slide glass doors like you expect them to have for balconies/terraces. I stayed on the first level and it was so nice to have kind of a loggia on the whole length of...

2Thank mkino8
Reviewed 15 January 2015

I've stayed in a fair amount of hostels since 2008 worldwide ( and n.z) and this is the best one ever. Firstly staff were welcoming and informative. I stayed in a 4 bed female dorm with ensuite bathroom which was super clean. The cleaners knocked on the door to clean it as I looked around thinking 'it already is clean'....

3Thank Emilys-adventure
Canton of Ticino, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 January 2015

I got a 4 bed room for myself. The rooms are very nice and clean, there is also a bathroom inside. They cleaned it every day. Internet worked well, you just get a specific amount of MB, not that much. Good location, close to the beach. Everything was good, only very noisy at night, because in front of the door...

1Thank Farfalla05
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

Better than regular hostels. Friendly staff, they left me the key although I didn't ask for it when I arrived late. Nice spot, u can walk to everywhere. Rooms are very spacious including the toilets . Highly recommended. Nice balconies with a beautiful breeze

1Thank Marwan83

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Saltwater Lodge

Address: 14 Kings Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: RM154 - RM402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Saltwater Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 19
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KelefehMan, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose the 2nd level, the rooms are larger!”
Kiwicaty, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 9 is the furtherest away from the road and bars, and also the communal lounge which can get noisy too.”
Teagle, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Chose a dorm with only four beds, it will be more quiet !”
annb674, 2 Jul 2013 | Read review
“We had a double room with ensuite and it had TV and coffee making facilities and small fridge. Our room was on the second floor and we had a view of distant mountains across the bay. Had a table and chairs outside door on the balcony for sitting if we desired. Second floor is best as it is away from kitchen and this can get noisy at certain times of the day. .”
Alexis935, 31 Mar 2013 | Read review
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