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    Little Earth Lodge

    85 Abbey Caves Road, Whangarei 0175, New Zealand
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    • Poor1%
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    “abbey caves” (34 reviews)
    “glow worms” (8 reviews)
    “clean kitchen” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 73 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We throughly enjoyed our stay at LEL! We loved watching the sunsets, and the alpacas, through our doors in the evenings! Tom and Jerry (the horses) are lovely to see in their daisy field when you drive down the driveway. Awesome activities located so close...More

    Thank amefaze
    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    We arrived in Auckland after a long flight from the other side of the world, rented a car, and drove straight here. What a pleasant surprise to find the perfect place to relax after busy airports, crowded airplanes, and long lines. The place is near...More

    Thank pablo_fishmeister
    Reviewed 20 June 2017

    Came here for 1 night while on a northland road, very relaxed, chilled and peaceful. Meet 2 other travellers that we ended up following, or been followed on the rest of our trip which was cool. Little far away from shops etc, but that's what...More

    Thank kiwikazza30
    Response from littleearthlodge, Owner at Little Earth LodgeResponded 18 July 2017

    We are happy that enjoyed your stay with us. We think the caves are pretty awesome too.

    Reviewed 7 June 2017

    We stayed here for two nights on a recent trip around the Northland. Our first night was spent in the triple room (which you can book as a twosome), whilst our second night was spent in one of the double cabins. We absolutely loved it...More

    Thank BackpackinBrit
    Response from littleearthlodge, Owner at Little Earth LodgeResponded 18 July 2017

    Thanks for your great review, and we're glad you enjoyed your stay here. The showers are gravity fed from the spring in our forest, so unfortunately the pressure isn't the same as if we were on a town water supply. The water tastes so much...More

    Reviewed 30 April 2017

    I stayed here for 2 nights and spent the days traveling plus a walk to the nearby caves. All the rooms and facilities were extremely well looked after and nice little touches such as foot wear to use when going to the caves. Very friendly...More

    Thank Peter K
    Response from littleearthlodge, Owner at Little Earth LodgeResponded 18 July 2017

    Thanks for the great review, we're glad that you enjoyed your time here.

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Price range
    • US$50 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Northland Region >
    • Whangarei
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    "We stayed in one of the cottages and enjoyed the view out to the paddock with ponies. You must go and see the..."
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    "This is a Backpackers/ Budget Lodge. Rooms are basic."
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    "Visit the Abbey Caves! they have helmets and shoes for rent!"
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    "Pay the extra 6 dollars for the view!"
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