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Eden's Edge Backpackers Lodge

137 Lodder Lane | Riwaka, Motueka RD3, New Zealand
Eden's Edge Backpackers Lodge
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Canada
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191 reviews 191 reviews
127 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location well out of Motueka makes it necessary to have a car, but if you do that isn’t a problem (actually closer to Abel Tasman), and the location is quiet and fairly picturesque. They have put some work into the yard, there is plenty of parking, the lounge is filled with big comfortable couches, the outside terraces are very... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Staying in Motueka wasn’t originally on the itinerary I created for my travel mates and myself, so it’s funny we actually spent more time there than in any other part of NZ at this stage. While the Eden’s Edge doesn’t lie within the town but a bit outside (a car comes in handy, but pick-ups by the owner should be... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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33 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Charming, comfortable, friendly, clean, rustic, relaxing... strongly recommended! The fact that it's approximately 5km from the town is not a disadvantage: it means it's in the countryside and only determined travellers will get there... no noisy backpackers!!! Fully equipped kitchen, tv room and communal area. They have a bbq, swimming pool (not ready in November), picnic tables, bikes, etc. Our... More 

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Lelystad, The Netherlands
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27 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

While driving around in motueka we ended up here. A little beautiful place with a magnificent view of the surroundings! Liz the owner was the best. She maked us really feel special. Great room, awesome sitting room and kitchen, and the best garden with a view on the Abel Tasman np! Everything clean and great! A must stay while in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We stayed here our first two nights in New Zealand and it was our first stay in a backpackers. I loved the location. It was only 45 min from the Nelson airport. It was 4 km north of Motueka, where there was a Warehouse and New World and Countdown supermarkets to pick up food and supplies and was close to... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

This was our favorite accommodation experience during our 4-week tour through New Zealand. My husband and I did not book ahead, so we took the only beds that were left: Two bunks in a 4-bed dorm. The room was very clean; beds were comfortable; and our Taiwanese roommates were wonderful. The kitchen is brand new, with beautiful views of the... More 

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Merimbula, New South Wales, Australia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We stayed in one of the double ensuite rooms that had a king bed, great shower, small table and chairs. The kitchen in the main building was well appointed with the adjoining lounge and tv rooms. The place had more of a B & B feel with the excellent facilities but still had that good hostel vive with meeting interesting... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed in a four bed dorm at 'Eden's Edge' for several nights. Everything was very clean and the kitchen was amazingly well equipped with a bunch of flowers on the table every day! The garden is huge with a BBQ and some nice places to sit and enjoy the surrounding nature. Liz and Chris were very... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

This is a very cosy, clean and well kept backpacker. Staying there feels like staying at somebody's home, somewhere you are very welcome. We had an ensuite twin room, it was very nice and quiet (even though the walls seem to be quite thin). It is located a bit outside of Motueka town center, so it is best if you... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

My partner and I stayed here two separate nights on our way to and from Abel Tasman National Park. They also allowed us to leave our car there while we were visiting the park. Booking was super easy and all done online. It is probably one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in. We stayed in two different ensuite... More 

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