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Overview
5B Whaanga Rd R D 3 Whale Bay, Raglan 3297 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
Concierge
1.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Barely no one talked to us at the hostel, poor mindset. The bedsheets smelled bad The shower I used was clogged so water kept rising up on my feet. The kitchen pots and cutlery were not really clean. Definitely not worth it.

Thank alexandrehabay
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Nice quiet place to stay with plenty of facilities. The double rooms had heaters and comfortable beds and the WiFi worked great. Great location particularly if you are a surfer as the prime surf spots are walk able and only 2 minutes by car. Planning...More

Thank PaulA6096
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay. Cabin was comfy and warm. The only thing that was a pain was that the carpark was a 200m walk from the buildings and it was pouring with rain when we went to leave. Would stay again

Thank Chrismac851
Reviewed 5 July 2018

The lodge has everything a travelling surfer needs; the 4 male dorm room was comfortable to sleep. The kitchen was clean and large. The lounge space had a pool table, guitars and ukulele, TV, darts, etc. The shower and toilet was clean and reliable. A...More

Thank Daisuke S
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for one night, it was one night too many. The rooms were cold and appeared unkempt; some people had a warm shower but others had a cold one. The lounge area is nice and the upper kitchen is large but we struggled to...More

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Please Call or email to book!! If you're searching for mind blowing Raglan accommodation at a budget price then you're in luck. This eco surf retreat is on the west coast of New Zealand in the mighty Waikato More region. Around 50 minutes drive from Hamilton city and just 8kms from Raglan township. You will find us located in Whale Bay, on a 110 acres of native New Zealand bush. Karioi Lodge caters for travellers, backpackers, families and large groups seeking off-beat NZ accommodation. We also provide a magical Raglan venue for weddings, corporate events and other special occasions. Karioi Lodge offers un-crowded rooms, equipped kitchens, powered campervan sites, lazy hammocks, blissful sun decks, mountain bike hire, unique glow worms, pool table and ping pong, BBQs, computer access and Wi-Fi, 42" plasma satellite TV and lots more!It is the perfect spot from which to enjoy Raglan activities with direct access to tramping, fishing, beaches, surf points and surf lessons. Explore surrounding Whale Bay, or the mountain on our one hour loop track through the bush. Get inspired at our spectacular lookout - Inspiration Point and then warm up in the sauna. The lodge is also home of the Raglan Surfing School where surf lessons and surf rentals take place daily. For the keen learner surfer try one of our surf packages which saves you money and gives you more time to work on your surfing skills and enjoying Raglan. No transportation? No problem! Free pick ups and drops offs from Raglan township or you can join one of our daily shuttles to town/beach during your stay to explore Raglan attractions and sightseeing - funky cafes, live music, scenic walkways, festivals, markets, golf, fish 'n' chips, arts and crafts and so much more. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$46 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Raglan
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
20
Price range
US$46 - US$53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Raglan
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Dining (1)
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naomic776
5 January 2017|
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Response from RaglanSurfingSchool | Property representative |
The lodge has 6 campervan sites, but we do not have any spots for tents.
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"The beds in the twin rooms are very comfy, and suitably large for single beds."
MatthewB5986
3 Jan 2018
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"Top bunk rooms have the best view"
SteveW5386
10 Dec 2017
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"These rooms are all good, nice and private."
kevinvN8779FN
27 Nov 2017
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"Share rooms were pretty good, stayed in a 4bed share, good bunk beds."
ldvlkdnvlknf
30 Jul 2017
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