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21 Potae St, Tokomaru 4047 New Zealand
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#2 of 2 Specialty lodging in Tokomaru
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Funky loft rooms and private cabins available all with sunrise and seaviews. Self catering accommodation. Free Wi-Fi. Tokomaru Bay has 8km of coastline, a friendly pub and a 4 square supermarket with ATM.
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azoic17 wrote a review May 2021
New Zealand16 contributions2 helpful votes
Lovely tranquil Ecolodge with cosy cabins, well stocked kitchen and clean bathrooms. Lounge has fire and the usual activities (books to read, local guides, stereo and acousic guitar). Close to the local Four Square or Cafe 35 for an early morning pie. The freezing work ruins and historic wharf are just down the road. Friendly owners (and cat!). Loved waking up to the sound of waves lapping on the beach. Def recommend staying here!
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Date of stay: May 2021
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JaneRobertsNZ wrote a review Dec 2020
Papamoa, New Zealand54 contributions25 helpful votes
Spent a night here on our way around the cape and we were very impressed. Stunning views, clean, comfortable with lots of thoughtful touches. Walking distance to the 4 Square and Te Puka Tavern. Highly recommend!
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Craig H wrote a review Feb 2020
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand8 contributions
Superb place to stay and break up,our trip around the East Coast. Small friendly backpackers, exceptionally clean, comfortable and excellent facilities. The ‘small’ studio was exactly that but bed super comfortable and morning view from our deck something to wake up to. Would thoroughly recommend Stranded as a place to stop and enjoy.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Vicky wrote a review Oct 2019
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Highly recommended! Our kids loved this place and so did we ! The hosts were absolutely amazing ! Was very clean and tidy And great service Would definitely stay here again Beautiful views and close to the beach
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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dh110 wrote a review Jan 2018
28 contributions3 helpful votes
Nice place to stay. (Part of BBH network) Stayed one night whilst riding round east coast. - 20 min walk to Te Puka Tarvern. -10 min walk to 4 square -Kitchen / cooking facilities -Catch the early morning sunrise. - Free wifi
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Date of stay: January 2018
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102Burnett wrote a review Dec 2017
Auckland, New Zealand7 contributions
We really enjoyed our stay at Stranded in Paradise. Leanne and Angus are relaxed and do a nice job of running this place. Definitely recommend it and the drive around the coast is well worth it too. This region is one of the most remote places in Aotearoa and is blessed with so many beautiful views not least the sunrise from the Terrace at Stranded in Paradise. Lots of bush, beaches, sea, marae and in December flowering Pohutukawa which seemed more red than up our way. Go there, it is a gem.
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Date of stay: December 2017
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joy532 wrote a review Nov 2017
Hamilton, New Zealand249 contributions56 helpful votes
A good friend Found this Air B&B on line decided by location to give it a go. Great choice. Hesitant about the drive as we were on bikes but all good. we were the only ones in this night so very quiet and cosy. All that we needed was there. Great music to choose from and so well stocked . thoroughly enjoyed ourselves here and well recommended. Just down the road from the best pub in NZ and the views from the house is stunning.
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Room Tip: all rooms are great. we both chose the upstairs attics.
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josschri wrote a review Oct 2017
Bern, Switzerland5 contributions
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Unique place, very cozy and comfortable house with dreamendous view on the ocean to see the sunrise... :-) lovely and very friendly hosts! Leanne and her man did suggest us many things and locations to visit for the northisland, like tourguides. There is the mountain Hikurangi near Tokomaru Bay, 20min by car and there is a nice walk to the hut of Mt. Hikurangi (4h), to go to the Top of the mountain you have to be a experienced hiker! Contact Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou before you start. In the backpacker there is a very nice kitchen and bathrooms too. Best backpacker ever :-)
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Date of stay: October 2017Trip type: Travelled with friends
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kiwijodi wrote a review Apr 2017
Auckland Central, New Zealand9 contributions2 helpful votes
Leanne and Angus were welcoming hosts. They settled us in, offered us advice and left us to explore. The set up is great with cabins, lofts and rooms plus clean and well equipped common areas. Awesome views too, thanks for the stay 🙂
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Date of stay: April 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Robin_Laura wrote a review Mar 2017
Auckland Central, New Zealand264 contributions95 helpful votes
Specially designed around the stunning sunrise of Tokomaru Bay, every room is facing the sun in the morning. You will not regret waking up early. Plus our hosts Leanne and her husband are absolutely delightful. We did not mind being stranded in paradise ;)
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Date of stay: March 2017Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Brian's Place
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New ZealandNorth IslandManawatu-Wanganui RegionTokomaru
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Frequently Asked Questions about Stranded in Paradise
Is parking available at Stranded in Paradise?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Stranded in Paradise?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe 35, Te Puka Tavern, and The Fish Shop, Tokomaru Bay.