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The Salty Dog Inn

3.5 of 5
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242 Mahurangi East Road, Snells Beach, New Zealand
The Salty Dog Inn
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Ranked #1 of 1 Snells Beach B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a very nice stay thankyou although it would have been good to know that breakfast was included. Our booking confirmation said nothing to this effect and we found out on checkout. Booked with Booking.com so something needs to be done so that guests are fully informed.

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely service, great Guinness, great food. I love the friendly atmosphere of Snells Beach and the Salty Dog is a place I go regularly to unwind, have a few pints and talk to the locals. Love the Salty Dog

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The Salty Dog in would have to be one of the best places I have stayed in a long time, the facilities were great, the rooms were comfortable, the bar has a great atmosphere and friendly locals, the Mussel fritters are to die for!! I will be back

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Debzverne, Owner at The Salty Dog Inn, responded to this review

Jeff you have made my day. I am so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. The famous Mussel fritters are a real hit and when we recently changed the menu that was one item not to be taken off. We look forward to you joining us on one of our theme nights or karaoke nights in the near future.... More 

Kerikeri, New Zealand
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25 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We've stayed at the Salty Dog many times before. However - a while ago we heard some negative comments - and were unsure about a return visit. We're glad we ignored the comments - as we found the Salty Dog was even better than our last visit. The service was very friendly and helpful - Moses in particular was a... More 

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Debzverne, Owner at The Salty Dog Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for not taking in too much of the negative you had heard. We try our best and it is very sad to hear when people have had a bad experience, and we all understand once something goes wrong the night pretty much snowballs for that guest and very hard to bring them back to understanding a mistake was... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The staffs are very nice from the time you check in. They even given you suggestions on where to go and what to do. The rooms are clean and the place is very accessible with a lot of food choices in the inn.

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Debzverne, Owner at The Salty Dog Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice feedback place we hope that we will see you again some time soon. Warm regards Debbie and the team More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I have dined at the restaurant here several years ago and found it very good, but we have just spent 3 nights on a short break and it was delightful. Very friendly staff, nice atmosphere but done out like an old English pub. Very good food, with bistro menu and a full restaurant. Lots to do round the area as... More 

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Debzverne, Owner at The Salty Dog Inn, responded to this review

What a lovely review you have written. Thank you for the nice feedback. We are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Kind regards Debbie More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The Salty Dog was a value for money one night stop over. The room was clean & tidy and a generous size. When we booked, they were offering - breakfast included, which is always nice at an Inn. The staff were nice & friendly.

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Debzverne, Owner at The Salty Dog Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback and we are pleased you enjoyed you time with us. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

good spot to be if wanting to do some very good wineries and for r @ r. Nice place to stay and very good staff. Good breakfast to start the day. Nice and central for northland activities. Enjoyed our stay.

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Debzverne, Owner at The Salty Dog Inn, responded to this review

I glad you choose to stay with us and we worked for your purpose. We were delighted you took the time to write a review. More 

Perth, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Booked as a one night stay on our way north. Looks a little tired in some areas but was more than acceptable. The included breakfast was a nice bonus but could be improved. Having a holel with meals available on site was great.

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Gad you enjoyed your time with us. We hope you will return one day soon. Thanks for taking the time to write a review More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A very pleasant stay. Clean room and very good facilities. Staff we dealt with all very pleasant, professional and friendly. Would happily stay again. Liked proximity to hotel facilities and restaurant excellent and breakfast great.

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Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your return one day soon. Until then stay safe. More 

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