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

Guest reviews

4.2/5 Very Good
37 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Map

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 Four Bed Female Dormitory (2 Singles and 1 Bunk)

    Room amenities

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

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsDeluxe Four Bed Mixed Dormitory (2 Singles and 1 Bunk)
  • Six Bed Mixed Dormitory (3 Bunk Beds)

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsSix Bed Mixed Dormitory (3 Bunk Beds)
  • Deluxe Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room
  • Deluxe Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsDeluxe Twin Room
  • 4 Bed mixed Dormitory ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 27 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More details4 Bed mixed Dormitory ensuite

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 mountain biking nearby.

Visit our Paihia travel guide
Map
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
  • Russell Beach - 29 min drive

Getting around

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

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.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Things to do

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

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game 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 requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • 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

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 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

MastercardVisa

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.

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Backpacker property has been rated 4 star plus.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

Saltwater Lodge Paihia
Saltwater Lodge Hostel Paihia
Saltwater Lodge Paihia Bay Of Islands

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 11 Jul 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Saltwater Lodge - Hostel on 10 Aug 2020 start from NZ$109, 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 this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Saltwater Lodge - Hostel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 11 PM.
What time is check-out at this hostel?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Where is this 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 Tapeka Point are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Saltwater Lodge - Hostel

4.2
Very Good
5 - Excellent
16
4 - Good
17
3 - Okay
2
2 - Mediocre
1
1 - Poor
1
4.5
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
3.3
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
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

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice

No far from city center. Good value

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Staff & service
  • Disliked: Cleanliness

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

1/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness
  • Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019