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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good value location with tasty breakfast, the location near Sandspit and the surrounding vineyards is very handy, the Guinness bar is a good spot for a relaxing drink after a day visiting the local attractions

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've stayed at the Salty Dog Inn many times when in Warkworth visiting friends and family. The spacious accommodation is a little worn, but it is all clean and everything you need from a Motel room. The bed was comfy and warm - electric blankets also - and the room was quiet. The cooked breakfast wasn't buffet style this time... More 

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debzverne, Owner at The Salty Dog Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you have enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to your return. Warm Regards Debbie More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to call in and have a pint or two, grab a feed and you can even book a room for the night, every know and then they have bands playing also Big games on the big screen over all it's a nice place to pop into and chill

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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

For the same rate you can get room in Auckland central. Rooms, beds are tired. Carpets are worn out and stained in places. Restaurant was ok with friendly staff. For an English pub not the best range of beers and no craft beers on tap. It has potential but felt a little seedy

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debzverne, Owner at The Salty Dog Inn, responded to this review

Yes we are a 20 year old hotel. We charge a very competitive room rate for the area which is not excessive. We have 10 beers on tap and 5 in bottles. Craft Beers have been trialed however not what our locals demand and they determine the changes as you can appreciate in the winter they are what keeps us... More 

Napier, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

The restaurant was quiet in the mornings and business needs dictated an early start. Chef, manager and waitress obliged for our group in a warm and willing way providing a nice breakfast when requested the previous day, Rooms were warm, comfortable, clean and spacious.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Went there on the last night of our holiday, got the room at a wonderful rate and the hospitality was awesome. Room was truly spacious and cozy. The breakfast was good too, really worth a visit and will definately plan our return trip there

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debzverne, Owner at The Salty Dog Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. Look forward to seeing you on your return More 

Wareham, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

A convenient place to stop on a journey through Snells Beach/ Sand Spit. Room was fine, comfortable and clean. It was good I'm not averse to showering with a couple of spiders. Staff were very welcoming. Pizzas from the bar were good. Breakfast buffet options were so so, but at least with a buffet you can make your own choices.

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Bendigo, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Staying at the Salty Dog Pub - Great Potential as a better pub than it presents - needs little improvements to be a real winner. The buildings are great and the setting is good but falls down on the Finish - eg. Cobwebs in the alfresco area, cheap finish in the accommodation hardware , Carpark needs tidying, room locks could... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

I recently stayed here during my mothers 90 the birthday celebrations was perfect full breakfast every morning I went to dining room and bought back to our room which was spacious and very comfortable salty dog is handy to everything staff are so nice my mother loved it very peaceful only thing I would say get larger tv s and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Right from the begin on arrival the check in was simple and we were escorted across the gardens to our room No 1...and found the room full of afternoon sun and very spacious with garden views from every window.....we later had a meal in the dinning room because the bar was very noisy, and the food was excellent, well priced... More 

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debzverne, Owner at The Salty Dog Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope we may see you again some time. Take care until then. Warm regards Debbie More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
Room types
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  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Salty Do Inn is an English Pub in the heart of Snells Beach, on the Matakana Coast. Known for it's friendly staff and Olde English Pub theme. Our premises are located only a short walk from Snells Beach and a short drive from Algies Bay, Scott's Landing, and Martins Bay. Within our Region we provide many attractions including stunning beaches, local Markets including the Matakana Farmers Market, many Wineries, and much more. Enjoy reasonable and affordable Accommodation in the beautiful Snells Beach - only 50 minutes from Auckland CBD. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Salty Dog Inn

Address: 242 Mahurangi East Road, Snells Beach 0920, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Snells Beach
Price Range: $82 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Salty Dog Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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