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Anakiwa Lodge

9 Lady Cobham Grove, Anakiwa 7281, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could a hostel get better? A double room for $90 equipped with towels and a massive double bed with an electric blanket if we get cold. This then includes spa pool use, free kayak hire in Marlborough sounds where you can see sting rays and starfish etc. It's cheaper to stay here with a friend than to get a dorm... More 

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Thank Bria G
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anakiwa Lodge was not your typical backpackers - it was exceptionaly quiet and clean, with well-maintained facilities. We stayed in the family room which could comfortably sleep up to 5 (and was quiet due to being a bit separate from the other rooms). The spa was a very nice touch, and the kitchen was good. There's a movie room with... More 

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Thank Carl B
Noumea, New Caledonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

I had a wonderful evening and night at Anakiwa Lodge. After two days of mountain biking on the Queen Charlotte track, I was very happy to find a clean, bright and fully equipped place like this one. Darrell is very helpful with everything and sorted out all my problems. La cerise sur le gateau: the hot tub !!! After the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stayed a night in Anakiwa and it is a lovely little place. The lodge is only a minute away from the water and it is a big house with lots of rooms. We had a twin room at the back. It had its own balcony with table and chairs so it was great to sit out and enjoy dinner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Always a bit nervous staying at a backpacker type accommodation but Anakiwa Lodge is lovely. Great facilities, nice room and well stocked kitchen. We were in the family room which was very good - I camped mostly on this holiday so it was lovely to have a real bed for a night! We also made use of the spa and... More 

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Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Hostels can be pretty big and pretty basic. This was more like a small inn than a hostel, and had way more amenities, like a hot tub, use of kayaks, huge DVD library, hair dryers and more. It was spotlessly clean and well maintained. And it's a 2 minute walk from the start of the beautiful Queen Charlotte track! I... More 

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Thank AnnTravels
Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This was one of the best YHA's I have stopped in during a recent trip to NZ and like other reviewers could not believe this was a YHA. Set in a quiet location only a short drive from Picton and a short walk down to the water and Queen Charlotte Track. I had booked a double but when I arrived... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

Like others I couldn't believe this is a YHA, it's more like a hotel. There was a slight mix up with my booking which was fine because I ended up in a lovely room with a double bed that was the most comfortable bed I've slept in during my travels. The facilities are spotlessy clean and it has everything you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

We got an Special offer, because there were no free dormbeds left. So we slept in a kingsize bed for the price of a dormbed. This is what I call Service. And the owner has given us a lift in his truck, back to the highway. Only the fact that is there no groceriestore or anything else, is a little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Nice wee yha. More like an upmarket backpackers. Good rooms and pizza for sale. Free spa pool and kayaks. Welcoming owners. All round top place. Note. No cafes etc in anakiwa. So self cater or it's pizza

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