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Beachcomber Lodge & Backpacker

235 Commerce Street, Kaitaia 0410 New Zealand
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#3 of 10 Speciality lodging in Kaitaia
At the Beachcomber Lodge & Backpacker you can find affordable, comfortable tourist and family accommodation in central Kaitaia. We have 16 spacious ground-floor units, some with tea/coffee facilities, ensuite & freeview TV. Free Wi-Fi, BBQ, guest laundry, tour desk, off-street parking for cars & motorbikes. Walk to restaurants and shops. Tours to Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach from 60 NZD.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle bus service
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Grade: 58 out of 100
21Restaurantswithin 1 km
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Podgek92 wrote a review Feb 2021
Mission Bay, New Zealand3 contributions
Stayed in Beachcomber lodge for one night on solo trip up north. Very nice hostel. Very friendly and helpful welcome. Hostel is very much standard, but the rooms were clean and comfortable. Didn't use the kitchen as arrived late. Very quiet and peaceful at night for sleeping. Waking distance into Kaitaia Town.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
David wrote a review Jan 2021
Tauranga, New Zealand33 contributions2 helpful votes
This place is amazing. What makea it amazing is the vibe about the place. Real cool conversations with people from all around the globe. Rooms are tidy, lacking a few small things. Special mention to Tanya. A real connector of people and making sure everyone was taken care of and settled. Awesome customer service which is so important. The Marae onsite? Just wow!!
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
albert c wrote a review May 2020
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Nice little hostel with everything a backpacker will need on its stay. The staf are nice and the Kitchen is big and well equiped. Pak N Save is a 15 Minutes walk and the Intercity Bus stops is 20 minutes away. lot of restaurant and cafes nearby
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Date of stay: November 2019
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SpiceNSpruce wrote a review Jul 2019
Sydney, Australia245 contributions183 helpful votes
From the few accommodation options in this small town, Beachcomber hits the mark in offering no-fuss, budget lodging. They have both private rooms and shared dorms, with ample parking space. I stayed in the 4-bed dorm, which is pretty basic but clean and comfortable enough for a short stay. However, the mattress has seen better days, and the pillow is as thin as the bedsheets. I visited in the early winter, which is a quiet season, so there were only a couple of guests there. In the warmer months, I imagine the atmosphere would be much livelier as there is a lot of common areas for people to socialize, like the big kitchen/lounge and the courtyard complete with a hammock. Just next to the hostel there's a KFC, but if you're willing to spend a bit more, across the road there's the recommendable Beachcomber restaurant/bar that serves surf-and-turf type dishes.
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Date of stay: June 2019
Trip type: Travelled solo
Khenry wrote a review Jun 2019
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What a wonderful place for the price we paid, we got qay more than what we paid for. We were so comfortable and everything was impeccably clean. Staff were amazingly friendly, kind and also very helpful! Will be recommending everyone I know to stay!
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from WayneK1156, Manager at Beachcomber Lodge & Backpacker
Responded 2 Jul 2019
Thanks for the amazing feedback. It was great to have you and we hope to see you again if you ever come our way.
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US$70 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandNorthland RegionKaitaia
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Frequently Asked Questions about Beachcomber Lodge & Backpacker
Which popular attractions are close to Beachcomber Lodge & Backpacker?
Nearby attractions include Te Ahu Center (1.1 km), Tapotupotu Beach (0.5 km), and Te Ahu Heritage (1.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Beachcomber Lodge & Backpacker?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Beachcomber Lodge & Backpacker?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Beachcomber Lodge & Backpacker?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Beachcomber Lodge & Backpacker?
Conveniently located restaurants include Beachcomber Restaurant, Gecko Cafe, and Bushmans Hut Restaurant.
Is Beachcomber Lodge & Backpacker located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Kaitaia.
Are any cleaning services offered at Beachcomber Lodge & Backpacker?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.