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Free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi, wheelchair access
Free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi, wheelchair access

Saltwater Lodge - Hostel

4.5 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationPaihia Beach2 min walk
    Popular LocationPaihia Wharf7 min walk
    Popular LocationWaitangi Treaty Grounds5 min drive
    AirportKerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands)19 min drive

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  • Deluxe Double Room

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room
  • Deluxe Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Beds and 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Twin Room
  • Six Bed Mixed Dormitory (3 Bunk Beds)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsSix Bed Mixed Dormitory (3 Bunk Beds)
  • Deluxe Four Bed Mixed Dormitory (2 Singles and 1 Bunk)

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Four Bed Mixed Dormitory (2 Singles and 1 Bunk)
  • 4 Bed mixed Dormitory ensuite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 27 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More details4 Bed mixed Dormitory ensuite
  • Deluxe Four Bed Female Dormitory (2 Singles and 1 Bunk)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Four Bed Female Dormitory (2 Singles and 1 Bunk)

About this area

Paihia

Located in Paihia, Saltwater Lodge - Hostel is near the beach. Russell Museum and Hundertwasser Public Toilets are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Paihia Wharf and Waitangi Golf Club. Kayaking and parasailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and skydiving nearby.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Paihia Beach - 2 min walk
  • Paihia Wharf - 7 min walk
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds - 5 min drive
  • Waitangi Golf Club - 7 min drive
  • Pompallier Mission - 26 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportKerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 19 min drive

Restaurants

  • Nikau Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Rayz on the Bay - 4 min walk
  • Letz Cafe - 8 min walk
  • Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack - 8 min walk
  • King Wah Restaurant - 8 min walk

About this property

Saltwater Lodge - Hostel

4.5-star hostel in Paihia with free parking
Outdoor tennis courts, free use of bicycles and laundry facilities are available at this hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, an arcade/games room, tour/ticket assistance and a corner/local shop are on-site. Rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access and showers.
Saltwater Lodge - Hostel offers 19 forms of accommodation. This Paihia hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) and Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include outdoor tennis courts 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
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible

Things to do

  • 3 outdoor tennis courts
  • Arcade/games room
  • Free bike hire
  • Horse riding/hire

Family friendly

  • Arcade/games room
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Corner/local shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Corner/local shop

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Czech
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Slovak

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Beach towels

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower

More

  • Mobile key entry

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 11 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 30.00 per night.
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.

  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 30.00 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a security system and a first aid kit

National rating

This Backpacker property has been rated 4 star plus.

Property is also known as

Saltwater Lodge Paihia
Saltwater Lodge Hostel Paihia
Saltwater Lodge Paihia Bay Of Islands
Saltwater Lodge Hostel Paihia
Saltwater Lodge - Hostel Paihia
Saltwater Lodge - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Saltwater Lodge - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Paihia

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Saltwater Lodge - Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Saltwater Lodge - Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Saltwater Lodge - Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Saltwater Lodge - Hostel?
As of 16 Jan 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Saltwater Lodge - Hostel on 17 Jan 2021 start from NZ$160, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Saltwater Lodge - Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Saltwater Lodge - Hostel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Saltwater Lodge - Hostel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 11 PM.
What time is check-out at Saltwater Lodge - Hostel?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Where is Saltwater Lodge - Hostel located?
Situated near the beach, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Paihia Beach and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Waitangi Treaty Grounds. Paihia Wharf and Waitangi Golf Club are also within 3 miles (5 km).
4.2
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 17 out of 39 reviews
5 - Excellent 44%
Rating 4 - Good. 18 out of 39 reviews
4 - Good 46%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 39 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 39 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 39 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

3.3/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Close to centre. Easy check-inand check-out. Beautiful and neat place
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

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Paihia
The staff were friendly and fun in the evenings but it's definitely a quiet hostel. The beds weren't the most comfy, pack mosquito spray! Plenty of bars and food places around. Super close to the beach which I loved
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

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Nice
No far from city center. Good value
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

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