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Peppertree Lodge

2.5 of 5 Hostel   |   15 Kings Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've stayed at Pepper Tree a few times, in the dorms and in a private room, and I wouldn't stay anywhere else in Paihia. Very clean and well maintained, good communal space including a big outdoor eating area with BBQs. The owners are fantastic, Bryan is hilarious and has great local knowledge. Can't fault it, already looking forward to going... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at pepper tree lodge for 5 days. Best hostel I've stayed at whilst backpacking through oz and Nz. Clean, nice kitchen, good communal area, helpful staff and free kayaks. It's spot on. Would definitely stay here again. It's great for price and location and has a great vibe and easy to make friends to travel with. Brian and the... More

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ptl-nz, Owner at Peppertree Lodge, responded to this review

thanks for taking time to write a review, yes we live in a wee slice of paradise, you will need to come back and enjoy it a second time More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic backpackers with a warm and friendly atmosphere. Very clean and airy with very helpful staff. I booked several trips while staying and bus back to Auckland, Bryan was very helpful and knowledgeable when booking everything and spent time helping me decide which trips were worth doing and which areas I should visit next which made a refreshing change.... More

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ptl-nz, Owner at Peppertree Lodge, responded to this review

I am pleased you enjoyed your stay, come again and enjoy the Bay of Islands again More

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at Peppertree was a great experience. Staff were welcoming and could not do enough for us, helping organise and advise on a few trips. Found this a great, no pressure help on sorting trips out, especially as one was for an important birthday treat. Owner was very helpful, sharing knowledge and vast experience of the area and always had... More

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ptl-nz, Owner at Peppertree Lodge, responded to this review

thank you for taking time to write a review, it is always pleasing when folk enjoy their time up here and use all the access to activities that are available, you will need to return for another holiday....... regards bryani More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in early jan 2014 and absolutely fell in love with the place, if peppertree would of given me a job, I'd of cancelled my return flight and stayed. It's got everything our family needed and wanted from our accommodation whilst in the area, a great welcome, clean and comfortable and we made loads of use of all the... More

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ptl-nz, Owner at Peppertree Lodge, responded to this review

thank you for writing a review, glad you enjoyed your stay and used the lodges facilities....... keep well regards bryan More

Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi all came upon this backpackers about 2 months ago (recommened by a random traveller) and 1st time stayed then in a dorm as was alone and was just back in Paihia not long ago so had to stay there again, but different type of room this time stayed with my partner in room #16 room with a comfy double... More

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ptl-nz, Owner at Peppertree Lodge, responded to this review

Always good to see folk back, you will have to stay longer regards bryan More

Oldham, United Kingdom
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a double room with ensuite at the Lodge. Great location, great price, dvds available and a well equipped kitchen, what more could you ask for? Rosy was very helpful on the desk and made our trip to the Treaty Grounds really easy - he booked it for us.

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ptl-nz, Owner at Peppertree Lodge, responded to this review

we are pleased you enjoyed your stay, thank you for taking time to write a review. More

Brisbane, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is great if you're looking for a backpackers neighbourhood. We had an ensuite room. Room was advertised as modern - well it might have been modern 15 years ago. Beds were advertised as Motel quality, I've never had such a terrible bed in a Motel or Backpackers. We booked 3 nights but only stayed 1.

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ptl-nz, Owner at Peppertree Lodge, responded to this review

an interesting review to say the least. Your first stay in a backpackers is what you advised us, hence you may not have expected the communal living. You also advised my manager that a family member had recommended you stay here as they had enjoyed it. The room you were in does have a new hotel mattress, and the kitchen... More

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely accomodation near the beach. We could use the bikes, kayaks and dvd's for free and the rooms and kitchen were very clean and nice! Far better than chain-hostels like base. Thanks for the great time!

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ptl-nz, Owner at Peppertree Lodge, responded to this review

we are pleased you enjoyed your stay, enjoy the rest of your holiday More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the location & proximity to the beach but to me attitude is everything and the two owners have a terrible one. They are rude and throw out food if you leave it unattended. My friend received quite an inappropriate comment because she asked for a towel. Would not stay again, lovely hostel ruined by intolerant owners.

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ptl-nz, Owner at Peppertree Lodge, responded to this review

not sure when you stay here, but we provide labels for food to be labelled, signage on the fridge doors advising to label food, as if not labelled, during cleaning it could be thrown out. If we did not get people to label food and just left it, I am not sure what would either crawl out, or what type... More

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Additional Information about Peppertree Lodge

Also Known As:
Peppertree Lodge Paihia, Bay Of Islands
Address: 15 Kings Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 25 Specialty lodging in Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Peppertree Lodge 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a purpose built backpackers, with 8 bed dorms using shared facilities, 4 bed dorms with own bathroom , doubles/twins that can sleep up to 4 people using shared facilities, doubles / twins that can sleep up to 4 people with own bathroom. We have a full well equipped kitchen , 50' tv with approx. 300 dvds, bbq area to allow you to grill our food, we have a tour desk for local tours, free access to 3 tennis courts, kayaks and bikes. ... more   less 
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