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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Working late so had to make an overnight stay in Whangarei. This was as budget as I could get, the backpackers rates required a membership I did not have. Comfortable single cabin, paper thin walls, which became apparent when the neighbours got up at dawn to provide their version of the dawn chorus. My bad luck. It's really a campground...

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whfalls, Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello Robert J., The birds we have as neighbours do put on a wonderful concert in the morning, even if it is a bit too early for most people to enjoy if they've been working late. Our cabins are inspected yearly for the building WOF, so we can guarantee they all comply with current building codes. We take great pride...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights between Christmas and New Years and it was a most enjoyable experience. The staff were very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable of the local area giving us lots of ideas of what to do. Also the wifi is good too.

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whfalls, Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey Ross B., Glad you were able to take advantage of our local knowledge. Whangarei is a beautiful place, and we love sharing it with our guests as much as we can. Thank you for your review.

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really good value for clean and spacious cabins...we booked for 7 nights and travelled throughout the days. Always lovely returning to tidy, clean accommodation. Highly recommend if happy to have your own room with semi kitchenette and walk outside to big kitchen, bathrooms and showers. Bonus with the pool and spa ☺️

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whfalls, Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello ctaufale, What was your favourite scenic place you visited while you were here? Thank you for the lovely and thorough review.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've booked on the YHA website but the GPS guided me to somewhere on the top of the hill. If you use GPS, type in Whangarei Holiday Park and not Whangarei YHA. The holiday Park is not big but has provides campsite, power site, dormitory , budget cabin and standard cabin. Facilities: swimming pool, hot tub, BBQ area.

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whfalls, Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey LilyChak, Glad you were able to find us, despite the GPS mistake. Thank you for the information, and letting people know of the potential problem. Thank you for your review.

Degerfors, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect two nights-stop for our family! Budget but still clean, and the owner is outstanding. Very friendly and really wants to help - very appriciated! The bbq area is nice, and we enjoyed a bath in the hot tub after a long day on the roads. Very close, five minutes walk, to the beautiful Whangarei Falls. Dont miss!

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whfalls, Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey Ida T., We put a great deal of time into renovating the hot tub over the winter, so we are glad you were able to enjoy it while you were here. Hope you are enjoying your time in Northland. Thank you for your review.

Legazpi, Philippines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights. Facilities are very acceptable - good kitchen, very nice outside dining area set in the garden campgrounds, excellent toilets and showers - and the owner goes the extra mile to give helpful suggestions. Excellent value for money.

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whfalls, Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey Christopher P, We do make an effort to provide as much information as we can, so it is good to hear the suggestions were helpful. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Hostel is good, all the facilities you need for a good price. Including hairdryer, hot showers, hot tub, and a nice covered outdoor dining area. Staff excel in service. Were able to help with booking trips, taking me through all the different walks around the area. Even having a laugh with me as I am front Scotland and wanted to...

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whfalls, Front Office Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey Amy C, We are glad you had such an enjoyable stay with us. What was your favourite trip here in Northland? We do like to share a laugh with our guests whenever possible. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 1 December 2016

Clean camping with a lot of facilities (hair dryer, nice kitchen with everything you need), Nice garden with tables to eat. You also can enjoy the pool!! The room toilet and shower are clean The staff was kind and very helpful, they gave us some advise to visit and are available if you need Charming place for little budget I...

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whfalls, Front Office Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey Nawelle34, Did you like the pool or the hot tub better? I am glad you enjoyed your time here. Thank you for your review.

Montpellier, France
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Nice place to stay close to the whangarei falls. Staff very hepfull and nice, they can explain you the best things to do in the area. Clean rooms, showers and toilet. Big kitchen with everythings you need. I recomand !

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whfalls, Front Office Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey Jean G, We are pretty happy with the kitchen and how well we keep it stocked. Thank you for your review.

York, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to stay right next to the falls! Clean and well facilitated. Stayed here twice now, the hot tub is a real treat on a cyclists legs! Price is good and staff are friendly and extremely knowledgeable about the area and what to do!

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whfalls, Front Office Manager at Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers, responded to this review

Hello DMulley, We went through a lot of hassle to get the hot tub refinished over the winter season, so it's great to hear people are enjoying it so much. Thank you for your review.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small family-run backpackers and holiday park in a semi-rural setting two-minutes' walk away from the beautiful Whangarei waterfalls and scenic walking tracks. Stroll to town along bush-lined riverside walks or laze the day away beside the swimming pool. Evenings are for soaking in the hot tub and sharing stories around the BBQ. Our aim is to provide clean, comfortable accommodation in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Located 5kms north east of Whangarei City centre on the Twin Coast Highway, we provide an ideal base for diving and exploring the Poor Knight Islands. Beautiful coastal beaches and Tutukaka with its marina are a short drive away. We can organise diving, snorkelling and kayaking at the Poor Knights with arranged transport from the front gate available. Local bus stops, shops and a supermarket are within a short walk. Internet Provided. CityLink Bus# 3 and 3a bus stop 300m down the road. We look forward to having you stay with us. ~Martin and Team ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers

Address: 12 Ngunguru Road | Glenbervie, Whangarei 0173, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Price Range: RM178 - RM242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Whangarei Falls Holiday Park & BBH Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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