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Haka Lodge Bay of Islands (Paihia)

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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“private room”(14 reviews)
“lounge area”(15 reviews)
“the kitchen”(46 reviews)
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Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed 3 nights, so central with fantastic views. Staff is a delight! I enjoyed the tv in the common area, the huge kitchen and the super clean bathrooms. BIG complaint to the windows in the room which you can not open! The fan is absolutely...More

Thank Marcia F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location right on waterfront and easily walkable everywhere, staff very helpful, kitchen well equipped with pans etc and plenty of fridge space when I was there. Clean as well. Only comment would be that 4 bed room was quite small and rely on a...More

Thank Liddy E
Response from KirstyHofs, Manager at Haka Lodge Bay of Islands (Paihia)Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review! I;m so glad you found the staff helpful - we try to make each guest feel comfortable and at home while they're here so it's great that you enjoyed your experience with us! We so also provide fresh air ventilation...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reiterating what everyone else says (& which the management does nothing to address) - dorm room small & no air, the fan between the bunks is a danger, as almost impossible for person on top bunk to avoid when getting down. Thought it could not...More

Thank chillin335
Response from KirstyHofs, Manager at Haka Lodge Bay of Islands (Paihia)Responded 3 days ago

Kia Ora, and thanks for your review. We are aware that our dorm rooms are a little small but other than providing excellent facilities, a great open communal space and a few added extras for the dorm beds (privacy curtains, individual lights, USB charging and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely well positioned hostel in centre of Paihia town, right on the beach and very close to bus and ferry stops. Very clean, well organised & comfy common spaces. Amazing views & beautifully appointed kitchen & lounge. Bathrooms modern & very clean. Relaxed friendly feel...More

Thank Woozles72
Response from KirstyHofs, Manager at Haka Lodge Bay of Islands (Paihia)Responded 3 days ago

Kia Ora! Thanks so much for your amazing review of our hostel! We love when our guests get in touch to let others know how awesome their stay was! We agree that we have amazing views and it's great being right in the centre of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Haka Lodge sits on third floor overlooking the ocean. Gorgeous views from the common room and dining table. Comfortable and sturdy beds. Friendly staff. Clean bathrooms. Right across the street from the ferry/bus stop.More

Thank jchung32
Response from KirstyHofs, Manager at Haka Lodge Bay of Islands (Paihia)Responded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your awesome review of Haka Lodge Bay of Islands. We love when our guests reach out and let us know how they enjoyed their stay here in Paihia. We hope you had a great trip and are enjoying the rest of...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$23 - US$89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$23 - US$89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Diana O
24 September 2015|
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Response from KirstyHofs | Property representative |
Hi Diana, we can definitely book tours for you in and around the Bay - and up to Cape Reinga. There is a twin tour offer, which includes a discount on both the full day Cape Reinga trip and a half day trip out into the Bay... More
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"Bigger dorms probs less claustrophobic"
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"go elsewhere"
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"Don't bother staying in the female dorm!"
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"Avoid Rooms 1-4, at least (windows don't open, no ventilation); request a room with ventilation (if it..."
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