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Blue Moon Lodge

48 Main Road, Havelock, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Stayed in a double (without ensuite). Quiet, comfy beds, lovely towels and good quality toiletries awaiting us (not what we expected at a backpackers!). Great hot showers - clean with plenty of pressure to get all the biking dirt off. Friendly helpful owner with loads of advice and suggestions for our trip. Really well equipped kitchen, free tea and coffee,... More

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Sauerlach, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at the Blue Moon Lodge, and we just loved it. The Lodge is very clean and tidy and the Hosts Shane&Asha are absolutely lovely. No matter what, they are happy to help wherever they can. We also did the Kajak-Tour with Shane and that was great fun. :-) So, thanks a lot again for the great... More

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Shane and Asha, the owners, made us feel very much at home in our double ensuite room on the first floor of the hostel. They booked the green shell mussel cruise (highly recommended) for us and we also enjoyed an inflatable kayak tour down the Wakamarina River. Shane and Phil were our guides down the river which was an awesome... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

If you're looking for a backpacker priced accomodation then BlueMoon Lodge is great. Clean, friendly and in the heart of Havelock. For my husband and I we signed up for the whole package, a night's stay and a kayak trip down the Pelorus River that these guys run. Our goal was to have a break from routine, from the busy... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Nowhere else (yet) have I been invited to join a shared dinner with the owner and other guests before having even paid for the room. Shane and Asha, the owners, make you feel at home in their clean, comfortable and very well equipped hostel. Our double room was tidy, spacious, quiet and sensibly-priced. The kitchen and bathrooms are spick and... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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34 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

This is a good place in a fantastic location. It has a well equipped, spacious kitchen (with espresso machine) and the room we stayed in was clean and simple although bathrooms and toilets seemed a bit thin on the ground. A sample of the local mussels was cooked up for everyone to try at 6.30pm, local knowledge was freely shared... More

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Rai Valley, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

I have stayed at Blue moon several times and are always amazed at the passion with which Shane and Asha (the owners) give to their guests. Always friendly and helpful . Their prices are very affordable, the rooms are lovely and clean and have nice comfy beds..The kitchen and Bathrooms always clean and tidy with plenty of room to move... More

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South Island, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Awesomely cheap place to stay. Dorm rooms are only $20, and when the owner said on the phone that would get us the "cheapest and cleanest bed in New Zealand," he wasn't far off the mark. The dorm beds and comfortable, clean, and there wasn't any squeaking at all when anyone moved around. The owner, Shane, is one of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

I stayed in bluemoon with another couple in blue moon for one night and really enjoyed our stay. Shane the owner is very helpful and kind. The rooms are warm and clean, well worth the price we pay. We also love the glowworms shane told us about and the starry night in Havelock. I would recommend travellers going between blenheim/kaikoura... More

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Amazing value. We staying in a regular double one night and the double ensuite a second night. Both rooms were clean and bright. We felt like we were in a hotel rather that a backpackers! The hosts were very nice and helpful with arranging charters. The shared bathrooms were clean and modern, the kitchen was always very tidy. Only one... More

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Address: 48 Main Road, Havelock, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Havelock
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For the past 5 years we have been proud to provide a clean & comfortable environment for our guests.We would love to help you to plan your Havelock experience, We can assist you with Transport to local walk/cycle tracks, & would love to help you decide which of the local activities would suit you best.Pelourus Eco Adventures-Walking-MT biking-fishing-Kayaking-boating or cruises.No trip would be complete without trying our Greenshell Mussels, Shane cooks you a taste of the region every nite at 6pm.We have a fully equiped kitchen and BBQ, or there is a full range of dining options if you prefer to leave the cooking to someone else. ... more   less 
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