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Pillows Travellers Lodge

412 Hibiscus Coast Highway | Orewa Beach, Orewa, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

When i stayed there it was ok it wasn't a five star hotel but it wasn't a o star hotel ether it was nice but i like to stay at modern and fancy hotels but if you don't want to spend so much money you should stay there it has all you need a tv a bathroom bed fridge desk... More 

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Palm Beach, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Stayed one night - the kitchen is well equipped, walking distance to shops - maybe 1km. The rooms are small but comfy beds and block out curtains. Has a laundry which is great & lots of seating for the weary traveler. The lounge room has a nice feel to it and is cosy with books & DVD's available and even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Stayed at Pillows for one week. It is a wonderful lodge with really clean rooms and facilities. Mike und Susan (the owners) and the staff are really nice and friendly. The lodge is just 50 meters from the beach and you can hear the waves from the lovely garden. Thank you for this amazing week. Felix

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Great location, across the road from the beach. Five minute walk from town. Very friendly helpful owners, and thoughtful facilities. Great base to relax. Came for a night, stayed for a week and would have stayed longer if I hadn't had to fly back to the uk. Recommended!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This is the only "backpackers" place in town. Marco poli does not exist any more. We came in and the guy from the reception showed us the most expensive (95$) double room and the dorm (30$) for 6 and you feel like a sardine in that room it its just to cramped. When we came back the dad helped us... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I would not let my dog stay at Pillows. I stayed there several years ago and it was quite nice - clean and comfortable, acceptable. Our stay there in January 2015 was terrible. They had crowded a 'cot' (and I am being generous) in along with a double (which was supposed to be a queen) bed. There wasn't room to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We have stayed one night at the place for $88 dollar. Well the room was dusty and the coffee cups are dirty. The room was small with everything's packed. A good stopover and not for a long term stay. Well owners not bad but the space is limited .

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Dee Why, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We spent our first night in New Zealand here as it is only 40 minutes drive from the Auckland airport and conveniently located along the way up to the Northland area. We got in at around midnight and no one was available at the reception even though we informed them about our late arrival beforehand. We spent 20 minutes calling... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I joined trip advisor just to write this review. We stayed here in the new year and lets just say it was an experience I don't care to repeat. The rooms whilst relatively clean we a hodge podge of mixed styles and very dated decor. What struck me was the mix of permanent residents and back packers with overnight motel... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Me and wife were looking for a place to stay overnight and decided to stay here as the last option as all other places in Orewa were either booked out or over priced. The guy at reception was nice as he showed around three type of rooms. we went for a $95 room which was good to be honest. Positives:... More 

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