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Rongo Dinner Bed and Breakfast.

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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“radio station”(8 reviews)
“pot luck”(5 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Not just some place to stay in Karamea, but a part of the whole experience. If you come to karamea and don't stay here, you're blowing it. Seriously friendly people, very welcoming and a perfect range of rooms to suit anyone. We got one of...More

Thank taytedz
Response from Paul M, Owner at Rongo Dinner Bed and Breakfast.Responded 17 October 2016

Hi Taytedz, Cheers for the awesome review of Rongo and Karamea. It was a pleasure to meet you and share what we have. I hope you received your lost property OK and please come on back again sometime soon. Regards from Sunny Karamea, Paul.

Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I would recommend Rongo to anyone looking for a great West Coast experience. The team can help with accommodation, food and transport. They went out of their way to help us with a transfer from Karamea to Takaka as part of our mountain biking trip.More

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Response from Paul M, Owner at Rongo Dinner Bed and Breakfast.Responded 21 September 2016

Hi Mark, thanks a LOT for taking the time to tell others about who we are and what we do. It was a pleasure to be able to help you out and please come back and stay with us sometime soon. Regards from Sunny Karamea,...More

Reviewed 7 September 2016

The whole hostel is an art piece in itself with every inch of it being painted or decorated by one of their previous guests. The hostel also features a radio station and invite their guests to have their own show for a few minutes or...More

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Response from Paul M, Owner at Rongo Dinner Bed and Breakfast.Responded 13 September 2016

Hi Robin and Laura, Thanks a LOT for taking the time to write a lovely review of Rongo and thanks also for coming to stay and taking the awesome 360º photos of the hostel and the Oparara Arch and doing a radio show on Karamea...More

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I was the resident yoga teacher for a few weeks in June and it was a nice secluded quirky place. The owners, Paul and Sanae are lovely! This hostel is definitely unique because there is a yoga studio attached, and there are cheap ($5) classes...More

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Response from Paul M, Owner at Rongo Dinner Bed and Breakfast.Responded 16 September 2016

Hi Kayla S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your time at Rongo Backpackers & Gallery and for your constructive thoughts on how we might improve. You stayed with us in mid-winter and it is the quietest time of year,...More

Reviewed 25 June 2016

In between tramps in the middle of winter 10 ATC members made a great choice to stay at Rongos for a night and to use their efficient track end shuttle services (under the name of Karamea Connections). Another great choice was the Heaphy Conquerors Feast...More

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Response from Paul M, Owner at Rongo Dinner Bed and Breakfast.Responded 16 September 2016

Hi 8Hazel8, Thank you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to write about your stay at Rongo Backpackers & Gallery, the "Heaphy Feast" and our transport service Karamea Connections. It was a pleasure to host the Auckland Tramping Club and...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
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Price range
US$136 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$136 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
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"Twin and double rooms overlook the courtyard. There is a twin-share option as well as dorms for the budget..."
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"Purple room was great, dorms looked clean and comfy"
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"They're all great rooms with a difference"
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"Lovely rooms throughout, you can't go wrong. I stayed at the Green Room and had a wonderful massive..."
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