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Salty Dog Inn

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Overview of Salty Dog Inn

Salty Dog Inn

3.5 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
242 Mahurangi East Road, Snells Beach, 920

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBrick Bay Sculpture Trail19 min walk
  • Popular LocationWarkworth and District Museum11 min drive
  • Popular LocationBuckleton Beach21 min drive

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About this area

Snells Beach

Located in Snells Beach, Salty Dog Inn is near the beach. Brick Bay Sculpture Trail and Warkworth and District Museum are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Matakana Village and Matakana Weekend Market. SheepWorld and Goat Island are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Brick Bay Sculpture Trail - 19 min walk
  • Warkworth and District Museum - 11 min drive
  • Parry Kauri Park - 16 min drive
  • Buckleton Beach - 21 min drive
  • Baddeleys Beach - 22 min drive

Getting around

  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 68 min drive


  • Salty Dog Inn Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Guinness Sports Bar — 1 min walk
  • Doon Masala - 9 min walk
  • Parsley Pot Cafe - 3 min drive
  • Café Sandspit - 6 min drive

About this property

Salty Dog Inn

3.5-star inn with restaurant and bars/lounges
A restaurant, 2 bars/lounges and a snack bar/deli are available at this inn. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a business centre, conference space and dry cleaning are on-site. All 14 soundproofed rooms feature room service and balconies or patios. Kitchenettes with fridges and microwaves are standard, and guests will also find TVs with satellite channels and electric kettles.
Salty Dog Inn offers 14 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Premium satellite televisions are provided.

Accommodation at this 3.5-star inn has kitchenettes with fridges and microwaves. Additionally, rooms include free toiletries and fans. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property


Contactless social distancing

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Banquet hall
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Conference space (1615 square feet)


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Fan
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Heating


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels


  • 32-inch TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio


  • Iron/ironing board
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in from 2 PM - 9:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The check-in location differs from the property location; to check in, go to If you are arriving after 5pm, please check in at the onsite Bar
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of NZD 30 per pet, per night

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: NZD 30 per pet, per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.5 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and sofa beds
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards and cash
Parties and events are allowed on site
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Salty Dog Inn Snells Beach
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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 51 out of 198 reviews
5 - Excellent 26%
Rating 4 - Good. 78 out of 198 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 50 out of 198 reviews
3 - Okay 25%
Rating 2 - Poor. 15 out of 198 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 198 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A lovely spacious room with great amenities. Walk in shower which was great for us. Accommodation is away from the Pub area which made it a quiet place to stay with beautiful lawns and gardens surrounding it! Handy to Beach and shops.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

3/5 Okay

Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great family accommodation
Lovely experience with family atmosphere- very clean and very accommodating friendly staff
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everything was a bit dated but the staff were friendly and the food was great
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice and quiet. Standard room but there are everything what we need.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021