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Rongo Dinner Bed and Breakfast.

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Overview
130 Waverley Street, Karamea 7893 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

After walking the Heaphy track, we decided to spend 3 nights just relaxing in Karamea because, well, it looked like an interesting place, and Rondo DBB seemed like our sort of place. It was - and we had a fantastic stay - we could have...More

Thank gcareys
Response from Paul M, Owner at Rongo Dinner Bed and Breakfast.Responded 9 April 2018

Graham, you STAR...Thanks for your kind words and for sharing your thoughts about our place with other travellers. You got everything right, except the name of the business, which is "Rongo" Dinner Bed & Breakfast. "Rongo" means "Peace" in Maori and we hope our facilities...More

Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Rongo a few months after its conversion from a backpackers hostel to a dinner, bed, and breakfast. This transformation made the place into a must see destination, rather than just a place to sleep. We were blown away by the extensive farm...More

Thank ninaboots
Response from Paul M, Owner at Rongo Dinner Bed and Breakfast.Responded 6 February 2018

Hi Nina, thank you so much for your kind words and we're really pleased you enjoyed your time with us to prepare for the Heaphy Track. Glad you also like our meals, the art gallery and the ethos of our business...I hope you and Michael...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Ringo Backpackers is a very nice Lodge; maybe from Hippies very interessting desingd. Very good lunch and breachfast. S nice Place to sleep befor or after the „Great Walk“ with nice People on staff. It was a pleasure for me to stay by you.More

Thank Josef W
Response from Paul M, Owner at Rongo Dinner Bed and Breakfast.Responded 9 November 2017

Hi Josef, Thanks a lot for your kind words about Rongo and for telling people about your experience there. I'm also glad you enjoyed our meals made from fresh produce from our permaculture farm and other locally sourced produce. Sorry I wasn't there to meet...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017

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 Dinner Bed and Breakfast.Responded 23 September 2017

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 Dinner Bed and Breakfast.Responded 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

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Description
Rongo Was a purpose built Maternity Hospital and offers spacious living while giving a feeling of being at home. It is near the Kahurangi National Park, Oparara Basin, Heaphy Track, airport, shops, bar and More cafe. You’ll love it because of our amazing locally grown organic dinners and breakfasts, friendly atmosphere, groovy style, art gallery yoga classes, fun activities and comfortable beds. Rongo is perfect for couples, solo travellers and groups. Rongo is a great base to explore the many attractions of the Kahurangi National Park, including the Heaphy Track and the Amazing Oparara limestone caves and arches Or take a tour of the Honey Comb Caves and step back in time to when the Giant Moa and the Hasst Eagle Roamed the Land. Rongo Kitchen Sources as much locally grown (and our own home grown using Perma-culture Princples )- Vegetables and fruit also Meat from the wild Kahurangi and locally grown and made by our amazing local Boutique Butcher... He does Gluten Free as a Standard. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$82 - US$205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Rongo Backpackers
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Karamea
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$82 - US$205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Rongo Backpackers
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Karamea
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Traveller (21)
Dining (39)
Room & Suite (5)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Room Tips
"Twin and double rooms overlook the courtyard. There is a twin-share option as well as dorms for the budget..."
293BarbaraC
11 Mar 2017
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"Purple room was great, dorms looked clean and comfy"
8brownbear8
15 Oct 2016
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"They're all great rooms with a difference"
8Hazel8
24 Jun 2016
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"Lovely rooms throughout, you can't go wrong. I stayed at the Green Room and had a wonderful massive..."
KatjaJ605
14 Apr 2015
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