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85 Abbey Caves Road, Whangarei 0175 New Zealand See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We are an active retired couple who do mostly day hikes. Due to our overambitious travel plans we could only stay at the Little Earth Lodge one night. Still, we had a great time there. Our hosts were wonderful, the kitchen area was clean and...More

Thank Janet_D_11_11
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

They have a few rooms (not sure but 7-8 rooms maybe) with shared toilets and showers. Generally clean and very close to the glow worm caves. There's a shared kitchen and a TV/Entertainment room which could be very useful to cook your meal and spend...More

Thank Arash V
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Stayed at the lodge in December 2017 for two nights. The environment -- meaning the landscape -- was beautiful, set in a lush (for summer) area down a short but somewhat steep gravel road. I don't believe the lodge is on a public transport line...More

Thank gorocketdog
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Lovely place to rest. Harmonically integrated in the local nature. Affectionately modernised. We had a good shower and a good sleep. Plus a lovely outdoor breakfast. All together will remain in our memory. Great pleasure and reasons enough to come back.

Thank TedNubi
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We throughly enjoyed our stay at LEL! We loved watching the sunsets, and the alpacas, through our doors in the evenings! Tom and Jerry (the horses) are lovely to see in their daisy field when you drive down the driveway. Awesome activities located so close...More

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Just 6km from Whangarei in a tranquil valley setting, Little Earth Lodge is a small, purpose hostel that offers travellers quality rooms and cabins for reasonable rates. Set in beautiful countryside it is ...More Lonely Planet's "Pick" of Whangarei and has a high BBH rating. The unique modern house has spacious, clean rooms, large peaceful gardens and breathtaking valley views. A luxurious hostel featuring comfortable beds for a great nights sleep. Free wireless internet (Wi-Fi) in every room. A large well equipped kitchen and cosy lounge for guests. Explore the spectacular Abbey Caves just next to the Lodge and see thousands of Glow Worms, a must see for any traveller. Wander in the Rock Forest in the Abbey Caves Reserve and imagine you are in Middle Earth. Nearby is the stunning A H Reed Kauri forest and the awesome walk to Whangarei Falls. Daily dive and snorkel tours to the Poor Knights Islands. Book your dive with us and receive a discount on your room. Well travelled and friendly hosts David and Polly, and Muttie the dog, wait to welcome you to this 'peace' of paradise. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$47 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$47 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
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Traveller (27)
Room & Suite (6)
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"We stayed in one of the cottages and enjoyed the view out to the paddock with ponies. You must go and see the..."
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"This is a Backpackers/ Budget Lodge. Rooms are basic."
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"Visit the Abbey Caves! they have helmets and shoes for rent!"
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"Pay the extra 6 dollars for the view!"
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