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    Rongo Backpackers

    130 Waverley Street | P.O. Box 54, Karamea, New Zealand
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    • Very good15%
    • Average3%
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    1 - 5 of 49 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    This kind of place makes you happy. Art is always present and Karamea is peaceful and welcoming. This backpacker has something of very particular. That's easy to meet people there and staying in Rongo could be the ideal place to have a break. There is...More

    Thank Remi W
    Response from Paul M, Owner at Rongo BackpackersResponded 3 days ago

    Hi Remi, Thanks a LOT for your kind words and for sharing information about Rongo with other travellers. It's a shame your radio show wasn't recorded...I heard some of it Live on 107.5, and it was awesome! Thanks again for taking the time to write...More

    Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

    As soon as we walked through the door Rongos had a great feel about it. There is a homely feeling, couches to relax on in front of the fire and a beautiful handmade wooden table that seats everyone for the home banquet. PLUS a live...More

    Thank Kerstin B
    Response from Paul M, Owner at Rongo BackpackersResponded 22 May 2017

    Oh stop it Kerstin B...Hahahahaha....You're embarrassing us! Really though, thanks a LOT for your lovely words and thanks for appreciating what we do. I'm very glad you enjoyed your stay with us, cheers for taking the time to tell other travellers about Rongo and come...More

    Reviewed 3 April 2017

    Rongo is a destination in itself with a good 'vibe', and plenty of information and help for whatever you want to do. Usual backpacker facilities plus a few rooms - an interesting town and area that justifies spending a few days rather than just passing...More

    Thank triptraveller8
    Reviewed 12 March 2017

    Loved this place! It has a variety of sleeping options from dorms to twin share to private rooms, With many rooms looking out onto a lovely little courtyard with a pizza oven and BBQ. There is a spirit of welcome, friendship, artistic expression and sustainability...More

    Thank Barbara C
    Response from Paul M, Owner at Rongo BackpackersResponded 14 March 2017

    Why thank you​ Barbara, it was a pleasure to host you and I'm very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Come on back anytime and bring all your friends! (I promise you we'll make a wonderful "Heaphy Feast" dinner for you on your next...More

    Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

    After completing the Heaphy track I stayed at Rongos. Extremely welcoming and helpful staff made me wish I could stay longer, but I had to fly out of Westport 2 Wellington. Rongos has an artistic, interesting decor and a beautiful garden. Even has there own...More

    Thank oldtrailbeast
    Response from Paul M, Owner at Rongo BackpackersResponded 9 March 2017

    From one old hippie to another, thanks for taking the time to give us a sterling review OldTrailBeast. I saw a bumper sticker once "The Hippies Were RIGHT!" So maybe the world is finally catching up...we live in hope! The Karamea supermarket closes at 7:00...More

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    • US$25 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Karamea
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