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Overview of Surf City Lodge

Surf City Lodge

3.5 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Gym
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
139 Rutene Road, Inner Kaiti, Gisborne, 4010

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGisborne Harbour10 min walk
  • Popular LocationTairawhiti Museum14 min walk
  • AirportGisborne (GIS)8 min drive
  • Popular LocationRere Rock Slide53 min drive

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About this area


Located in Gisborne, Surf City Lodge is in the city centre and by the ocean. Travellers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Sunshine Brewery, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Kaiti Hill and Midway Beach. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as scuba diving.

What's nearby

  • Gisborne Harbour - 10 min walk
  • Gisborne Wine Centre - 11 min walk
  • Tairawhiti Museum - 14 min walk
  • Te Poho-o-Rawiri Meeting House - 18 min walk
  • Rere Rock Slide - 53 min drive

Getting around

  • Gisborne (GIS) - 8 min drive


  • The Marina - 11 min walk
  • Crawford Road Kitchen - 12 min walk
  • The Works - 12 min walk
  • Frank and Albie's - 13 min walk
  • Flagship Eatery - 14 min walk

About this property

Surf City Lodge

3.5-star Gisborne bed & breakfast in Kaiti, near Gisborne Harbour
Along with a fitness centre, this smoke-free bed & breakfast has a bar/lounge and free use of bicycles. Free full breakfast, free self parking and a free airport shuttle are also provided. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a library are on-site. All 4 rooms have 4 bedrooms and feature free WiFi. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find TVs with cable channels, and other amenities include washers/dryers and premium bedding. Limited housekeeping is available.
Surf City Lodge offers 4 forms of accommodation with washers/dryers and a hairdryer. Beds feature premium bedding. Cable televisions are provided. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.
Recreational amenities at the bed & breakfast include a fitness centre and complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Safety measures

Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free 24-hour return airport shuttle
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 6:30 AM–8:30 AM
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Free bike hire

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Washer/dryer


  • Library
  • No lifts
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • 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)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Premium bedding


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer


  • 20-inch TV
  • TV channels


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Washer and dryer

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Check-in from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance

Access methods

Private entrance


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a 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
This property accepts debit cards

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

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

Surf City Lodge Gisborne
Surf City Lodge
Surf City Gisborne
Surf City Lodge Gisborne
Surf City Lodge Bed & breakfast
Surf City Lodge Bed & breakfast Gisborne

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 42 out of 56 reviews
5 - Excellent 75%
Rating 4 - Good. 10 out of 56 reviews
4 - Good 18%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 56 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 56 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 56 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Friendly and obliging host (Barry). Comfortable bed. Quiet central location.
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent. Very friendly owners. The house is very comfortable in a quiet part of gisborne but only a 10/15 minute walk from the centre. 25 min walk to the beach. Amazing breakfast. Lovely to stay in an older classic New Zealand property instead of an impersonal new motel for a change.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Very friendly hosts who couldn’t do enough for us! Awesome big breakfast! Just lovely people 😃
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great B&B option, close to town
If you are good with shared facilities accommodation, this is a great option for you. Very friendly and helpful hosts, who really give meaning to B & B. Thanks for a nice stay.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019