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4.6 out of 5 Wonderful
123 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Barbecue Grill
Breakfast Available


Explore the area

Popular LocationPauanui Beach3 min walk
Popular LocationMount Paku16 min walk
Popular LocationTairua Beach19 min walk

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  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Sea View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsApartment, 1 Bedroom, Balcony, Sea View
  • Standard Studio, Sea View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Studio
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStandard Studio, Sea View
  • Superior Studio, Sea View

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Studio
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuperior Studio, Sea View
  • Premier Studio, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • Studio
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsPremier Studio, Sea View
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Terrace, Sea View

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsApartment, 1 Bedroom, Terrace, Sea View

About this area


Located in Tairua, Paku Lodge Resort is on the beach. Pauanui Tairua Trail and Purangi Estate-The Purangi Winery are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Hot Water Beach and Hahei Beach. Guests appreciate the property's quiet location.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Pauanui Beach - 3 min walk
  • Mount Paku - 16 min walk
  • Tairua Beach - 19 min walk
  • Hot Water Beach - 27 min drive
  • Opoutere Beach - 40 min drive


  • Tairua Landing Restaurant and Cafe - 3 min drive
  • The Pepe Cafe - 3 min drive
  • Surf And Sand - 3 min drive
  • Tairua Bakery - 4 min drive

About this property

Paku Lodge Resort

Beachfront aparthotel for sun and fun
This aparthotel features laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and barbecues. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Each apartment provides free WiFi and free wired Internet, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, and a kitchen with a fridge, a hob and a microwave. Premium bedding, a coffee/tea maker and a hairdryer are among the other amenities available to guests. Limited housekeeping is available.
Paku Lodge Resort offers 10 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodation at this 3-star aparthotel has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.

This Tairua aparthotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

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

Property amenities


  • On the beach


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking

Family friendly

  • Free cot/infant bed


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily: NZD 12.00 per person


  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds: NZD 15 per night


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Free toiletries


  • Flat-screen TV with cable service

Outdoor areas

  • Barbecue


  • Laundry facilities


  • Heating


  • Service animals only (pets not allowed)

Services and conveniences

  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Things to do

  • Bike rentals on site


  • 10 rooms

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Check-in between 2 PM and 7 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 7 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7 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 not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 15 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.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 12.00 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 15 per night

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

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

Paku Lodge Tairua
Paku Tairua
Paku Lodge Tairua South Pacific - New Zealand
Paku Lodge Resort Tairua
Paku Lodge
Paku Lodge Resort Tairua
Paku Lodge Resort Aparthotel
Paku Lodge Resort Aparthotel Tairua

Frequently asked questions

Is Paku Lodge Resort pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much does it cost to stay at Paku Lodge Resort?
As of 25 Oct 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Paku Lodge Resort on 26 Oct 2020 start from NZ$140, 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.
How much is parking at Paku Lodge Resort?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Paku Lodge Resort?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 7 PM.
What time is check-out at Paku Lodge Resort?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Paku Lodge Resort located?
Nestled on the beach, this Tairua aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Pauanui Beach, Tairua Beach and Mount Paku. The Pinnacles is 12 mi (19.3 km) away.
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location, very friendly and helpful owners, nice and clean appartment and compfy beds and a great shower. The kids loved to go out on the bicycles and the cajaks and the spades for Hot water beach were as well very much appreciated. We will happily come back any time to the Paku Lodge!
Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Lovely hotel in a beautiful location
Great stay in a great location. Beautiful views from room and from porch. Really friendly and helpful owners. All in all, a great hotel.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, amenities
Very warm welcome, beautiful location, just perfect
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

3/5 Okay

no room services between the 2days when we stayed.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Great place
What a great location and view across the water. The owners were very helpful and the unit was very clean and comfortable.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

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