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Hekerua Lodge Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“private room”(10 reviews)
“the kitchen”(18 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Breakfast included
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All reviewsprivate roomthe kitchengreat atmospherepool and hot tubwaiheke islandpizza nightbush trackother travelersthanks guysshared facilitiesboard gamesfeel welcomeoneroa beachhome away from homehomemade pizzawould highly recommend this placenice building
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

loved the lodge with its cozy fire place and friendly staff all ways willing to help and answer all my questions on things to do on the island the pool is a great attraction and people are always planning and doing activities

Thank Chop C
Response from HekeruaLodge, Front Office Manager at Hekerua Lodge Backpackers HostelResponded 28 May 2018

It is good to know that the fire place works out in winter. People can have a chat, playing cards.. Thank you for your review! You can always come back and visit us again! Save travels!

Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

One of the coolest, absolutely ab fab places to stay. Come and enjoy the bush walks, warmest hospitality , soak in the spare pool or just chill out. I have been here for 1 month and love it. Thanks guys. You are awesome.

Thank 2chope
Response from HekeruaLodge, Front Office Manager at Hekerua Lodge Backpackers HostelResponded 28 May 2018

People make the place sometimes!

Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

The first time I visited the lodge was during the summer I loved it so much that I had to return at the end of my stay in New Zealand. I was surprised to see that most of the people living there on working holiday...More

Thank Deniseeeh
Response from HekeruaLodge, Owner at Hekerua Lodge Backpackers HostelResponded 25 May 2018

Hi Denise, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are happy you enjoyed the nice family vibe this summer and now again this winter. Indeed some of our guests just don't want to leave! But we make sure...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Staff super friendly, making you feel like home immediately. And every Thursday they do a family dinner for 5$ pp so it’s easy to meet new people! The rooms are spacious, big commons areas inside/outside with a swimming pool, hot tub, BBQ, fireplace... The kitchen...More

Thank Melanie D
Response from audreyc245, Manager at Hekerua Lodge Backpackers HostelResponded 13 May 2018

Hey Melanie, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Glad you enjoyed the hostel and its people! Come back soon & safe travels!

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Hard to find but the location is pretty good for exploring the island. Large outdoor common areas, pool. Facilities are pretty light. Only 2 showers and 2 toilets, one of which was blocked. Small kitchen and indoor common area. Staff aren’t around too much, reception...More

Thank Juan Terencio G
Response from audreyc245, Owner at Hekerua Lodge Backpackers HostelResponded 10 May 2018

Hey juan, Thank you for your review. A little more info about the unorganised part would have been helpful for us to do something... Yes the hostel is located in the Bush it is only a 15 min walk from the main village through the...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Pool
Hot Tub
Details
Price range
US$36 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Budget Hotel in Oneroa
#1 Quirky Hotels Hotel in Oneroa
#3 Quaint Hotel in Oneroa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$36 - US$73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Budget Hotel in Oneroa
#1 Quirky Hotels Hotel in Oneroa
#3 Quaint Hotel in Oneroa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (30)
Dining (14)
Room & Suite (6)
Pool & Beach (5)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Pam K
28 January 2015|
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Response from Offshore34 | Property representative |
Sorry guys but we have no road access to our camping area... You are more than welcome to bring a tent. The rate is $18pp/night with full use of lodge facilities..
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"We stayed in a private double room. Was good."
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"I had a good night sleep also in the dorm room and they were spacy and clean."
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"The 6 share I got was right next to the pool/main area, so that was cool"
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"4 bed share rooms good value for only +NZD$5 per night on standard dorm rate when I visited. Book ahead."
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