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Saltwater Lodge - Hostel

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Free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi, bed sheets
Free cots/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Saltwater Lodge - Hostel

Saltwater Lodge - Hostel

2 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

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
  • Personal protective equipment
14 Kings Road, Paihia, Bay of Island, 0200

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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About this area

Paihia

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

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

Restaurants

  • Alfresco's - 2 min walk
  • 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

About this property

Saltwater Lodge - Hostel

Hostel in Paihia with free parking
This smoke-free hostel features outdoor tennis courts, free use of bicycles and laundry facilities. 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 free WiFi and showers.
Saltwater Lodge - Hostel offers 19 forms of accommodation. Guests can surf the web using 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 the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing 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

Gives staff 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

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

  • Lift
  • 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 (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

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

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower

More

  • Mobile key entry

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 11 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
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
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals 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 Visa and Mastercard; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

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

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

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Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 19 out of 41 reviews
5 - Excellent 46%
Rating 4 - Good. 18 out of 41 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 41 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 41 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 41 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

3.3/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
empty summer
I really enjoyed my time here. The staff was very helpful and I had a whole room to myself as there were very few tourists when I was visiting.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Best location ever!
Best location ever, right next to cafe, Resturanta, bars, dairy, liquor store and cafes. 5 mins walk to the wharf where the ferry departs, tour pick ups, central town and supermarket. Super friendly staff. The super king size bed was great too! The lodge is just a bit dated but the price was fair.
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Close to centre. Easy check-inand check-out. Beautiful and neat place
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

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