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Little Earth Lodge

85 Abbey Caves Road, Whareora, Whangarei 121, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the nicest backpackers/hostel I've ever stayed in. The place is beautiful, immaculately clean, and David and Polly are so lovely and helpful. Love that there are no bunk beds in the shared rooms - just 3 single beds, perfect for a quiet nights sleep. In a beautiful area right next to the abbey caves. Would highly... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Stayed here over night for my birthday weekend. There were a few of us so we had the lodge to ourselves. David and Polly were very hospitable, the place was lovely and clean and the caves were great. Great value for money. Highly recommended.

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We stayed at Little Earth Lodge for 2 nights and had a great stay. The place was quiet and clean. You wouldn't even know it was a hostel except for the shared bathrooms which were always spotless. The place was also very quiet and the shared kitchen was great especially for breakfast. The nature walk out the back door is... More 

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Bielefeld, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The little earth lodge is a premium hostel about 6km out of Whangarei. It is a very comfortable place to relax and enjoy your time. The rooms are very clean and only have thfree hotel like beds. The owners are very caring and help with eveything you need help with. The kitchen annd lounge are very inviting and you get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

First of all, you need a car to get here! My friends and I booked the first night online, once we arrived, we loved this place too much and stayed another night! The old couple who run the BBH are friendly and helpful! The room is tidy, clean and good price! The glow worm caves and waterfall just near around!... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at LEL for two nights while touring through the Northlands. Upon arrival, we were greeted by David and Polly. They gave us a quick tour and gave us some good advice regarding local activities. Each morning we were awoken by the birds in the trees and the crowing of the rooster. A pleasant change from the noise of... More 

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

After having stayed in over 50 hostels during my last around-the-world trip, I can easily state this is one of the best I've booked. First, the location. Located on a side road away from the center of Whangarei, you feel like you're in the middle of nowhere. Yet, the Abbey Caves are right next door and you have groceries, restaurants,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Lovely place in the middle of nowhere, just a few minutes walk from the abbey caves and its glowworms. Rooms are clean, spacious and of very high quality, not the usual cheap and uncomfortable beds and furniture. Owners were lovely and gave heaps of tips and recommendations. The caves are worth a visit, especially if you are put off by... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We had a very lovely, although just too short stay in this nicely designed, well maintained, clean and friendly hostel set in a quiet and relaxing area. Wish we could stay there longer. Would recommend to anyone.

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Lille, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Planned to spend 1 night then eventually stayed 4 nights... The place is amazing with stunning views around. It is very green and peaceful. Clean rooms with independent beds, beautiful decoration. The hosts are always keen to help in any way. From there you can easily access to 3 caves (Abbey Caves) : you can directly hire a headlight and... More 

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Address: 85 Abbey Caves Road, Whareora, Whangarei 121, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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