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Saltwater Lodge

14 Kings Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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middlesbrough
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ugly building but spacious clean rooms and kitchen area. One of the best equipt kitchens I've seen travelling, only downside was no pool. But 5 min walk to beach. not cheap but not expensive, would stay again.

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Thank recharnock
lenka_rohit, Manager at Saltwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Recharnock, Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences about our Lodge. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you appreciated our Kitchen facilities, rooms and location. Our building structure unfortunately don't give us space for pool. But as you mention we are only 5 minutes from beach which means our guests... More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed at many backpackers over the years but this one takes the cake. It was very clean, tidy and the facilities were great. The common room had a very family feel and was kept in a very clean condition. We had our own ensuite in the room which of above any of the standards of bathrooms I've experienced... More 

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Thank Amy W
lenka_rohit, Manager at Saltwater Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are new in Paihia, however we think this is amazing place to visit. We try to do our best to help our guests enjoy this lovely place the most. We appreciate your feedback on our facilities and we are happy to hear that you found our rooms comfortable . Thank you for recommending our... More 

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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Staff are friendly and helpful Rooms and clean and have ensuites. Rec room has heaps of rooms with lounges and a big kitchen. Also has a bbq and plenty of cooking facilities. Also has movies and a tv. Close to the centre of Paihia if you want to take cruises out to the islands.

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Thank Catia S
lenka_rohit, Manager at Saltwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Catia, Thank you for your nice comments. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay. Have a nice travels and if you will be in Paihia again we would be happy to host you. Kind regards Lenka & Rohit More 

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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Staff very friendly! Rooms are very clean with own bathroom. Common room big and clean. There is table tennis and a soccer table in the common room. Can borrow bikes to ride around town on. Also has washing facilities. Very close to town, and good price! Definitely stay here again!

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Thank Jemma_Peterswald
lenka_rohit, Manager at Saltwater Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jemma, Thank you for your comments about Lodge. We appreciate that you share your experience about what we offer to our Guests to enjoy their stay with us. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and all the best for your travels. Kind regards Lenka & Rohit More 

Labuan Bajo, Indonesia
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Lenka and Rohit, the new managers are young, very helpful and you can tell they know what are talking about. Lenka gave me some very good advices on things to do in Paihia and around. Both lovely and very arranging at anytime! My room (4 girls) was perfect: extremely clean, new, very comfy, with our own bathroom. The kitchen is... More 

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Thank Lily-Djinn
lenka_rohit, Manager at Saltwater Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Djinn, It's great to see that you share your experience and lovely comments about your stay with us. We always try to do our best to make sure that our guests feel welcome and can enjoy what the Bay offers with our help. We are also very pleased to hear that you found our accommodation clean and our facilities... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

I've stayed there for 3 nights and in the end I wished that I would have stayed longer. It's been such a lovely time not only because of the very nice facilities and the friendly staff but also because of the perfect location. If you have any questions about trips or if you want to book something, just ask at... More 

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Thank Alina H
lenka_rohit, Manager at Saltwater Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Alina Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. It's wonderful to read your glowing feedback and thank you so much for your fantastic comments regarding the staff, lodge facilitates.We hope you'll come and stay with us again soon on your next visit to the Bay of island. Kindest regards, Rohit & Lenka More 

Auckland, NZ
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49 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This was my first ever stay in a Backpacker Hostel. So I was pleasantly surprised just how nice and comfortable our stay was. We were a group of about 20, 12 being college kids. Our stay was well catered for with very clean rooms and excellent en-suite facilities. Good location, wifi worked perfect and I loved the communal lounge and... More 

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Thank Teagle
lenka_rohit, Manager at Saltwater Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Teagle, We are very pleased that you enjoy your first stay with us. We are trying to make our guest feel comfortable and relaxed. There for we are putting effort in making rooms neat and clean. We know that guests coming to relax so it is great to hear that our facilities make it happen for you. Unfortunately we... More 

Seven Corners, Virginia
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516 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

I've stayed here for one night because this is the only hostel on Kings Rd. that had any beds left on Good Friday night. I found this hostel very stylish and modern built. There's a large social area on a second floor with large screen TV and a kitchen. As it was pointed out, this place can get very loud,... More 

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Thank Seth J
North Wales, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Lovely comfortable rooms with fantastic bathrooms / shower rooms and spacious lockers. Nice socializing areas and very helpful and friendly owners who answered questions and helped book accommodation. I stayed here for 4 nights and my main issue with my stay was the noise as the hostel is located next door to a bar which was pretty noisy at night.... More 

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Thank Frankie C
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I have stayed in a number of hostels/backpackers over the years and this is the best ive come across. the staff were lovely and treated me like family from the moment i walked through the door. the room was very comfy, spacious, light and (very!) clean; even included a fridge & microwave (being en-suite was a huge perk!). The Internet... More 

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