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Peppertree Lodge

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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AMENITIES
Paid Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed our stay in this hostel. The place was clean and the owners were very helpful and friendly. Good locations, close to the town and other hostels. Would stay here again if I come back to Paihia.

Thank StefLovesTraveling
Reviewed July 11, 2018

We stayed here twice in the same week to break up the journey to Cape Reinga. If we hadn't of pre booked - we wouldn't have stayed the second time. The first time: We had bed bugs is our room. The hostel opposite had loud...More

Thank laurenbeeforth
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

I stayed here for a night, I’d been travelling and needed to get myself geared up for a wedding the next day so I grabbed a private room.. it was $93 but I really needed to catch up on a few things and sort my...More

1  Thank Dave K
Response from ptl-nz, Owner at Peppertree LodgeResponded March 7, 2018

interesting comment, the room through the site you booked advises that the room is a twin/ double with ensuite a basic standard, with a picture of the actual room, the picture does not show any of the things that you were un happy about not...More

Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Rooms were okay, but the lock on the door did not feel safe. The beds were super soft (which is great when you're on your own but not so great when it's two of you that end up in the middle of the bed each...More

Thank Alice G
Response from ptl-nz, Owner at Peppertree LodgeResponded March 7, 2018

The locks are all less than 2 years old, so not sure what the issue was here. From the months of January through to march, the weather is hot and humid, with a bit of rain around. In the main bathroom the windows are open...More

Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

We were greeted at pepper tree lodge by Bryan (the owner). Got on with him fine, had a chat about rugby and he showed us around the hostel well and pointed out a couple of good bars. First night we stayed there, it was around...More

2  Thank Graciemorrison123
Response from ptl-nz, Owner at Peppertree LodgeResponded March 7, 2018

its taken me a while to respond to this as whilst some is factually correct, some is not. We did go into the room, and yes some bed bugs at the base of the bed. No bites the first night but on the second night,...More

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Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
$19 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$19 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Avoid it altogether!"
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"Only good for physically fit and healthy backpackers that want a cheap place to stay."
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