Saltwater Lodge has set a new standard of accommodation in New Zealand, offering the country's first Qualmark five star rating for back-packer lodges. Year-round comfort, affordability and luxury make us the accommodation choice
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Saltwater Lodge is Paihia's only Qualmark five star rated backpackers lodge. Year-round comfort, affordability and luxury make us the accommodation choice of travelers, families and groups from all over the world.
Saltwater Lodge is situated 50 metres from the beach. It is close to cafï¿½ï¿½s & bars and is only 5 minutes walk to the wharf, town centre, shops and bus terminal.
All rooms have their own en-suite bathroom, are heated and situated off a large balcony.
Daily FREE Wi-Fi
Large fully equipped kitchen with free tea and coffee, herbs and spices.
Spacious lounge and dining area with Internet facilities and
Booking agent for all tours.
Bag storage is provided free of charge.
Free bikes, tennis & use of barbeque.
Free car parking available.
Paihia is the principal waterfront town of the Bay of Islands, it is situated approximately 3hrs drive north of Auckland and about 1 hr north of Whangarei.
By Air: There are several flights daily from Auckland's Domestic airport to the Bay of Islands airport near the town of Kerikeri. For flight reservations check out Air New Zealand on www.airnz.co.nz. Each flight is met by taxi companies who will take you on the 25 min shuttle to the saltwater lodge front door, for around $25-30pp.
By Bus: Intercity and Nakedbus are the main coach services and depart twice daily from Auckland.
Hop-on, Hop-off backpacker bus companies like Kiwi Experience, Magic and Stray also depart daily from Auckland and can drop you at our door.
Internet Access, Laundry, Bicycle Hire, Wheelchair Friendly, Linen Included, Towels, Security Lockers, Luggage Storage, Travel Desk/Travel Info, BBQ Area, Free Carpark
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