We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
23 Otaika Road, Whangarei 0110 New Zealand See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel"},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (40)
Filter reviews
34 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 34 reviews
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Quite a big sprawling place with plenty of rooms. Dining and cooking areas and communal television. DVDs and books were available Bedrooms and shared showers and toilets were clean. A garden area can be used - and there was a weird assortment of furniture there....More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank chiangmaicharlies
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for just one night. It‘s a very lovely hostel with a very friendly host Peter. There are two kitchens 😍 So enough space for everybody (: There is free and unlimited Wifi. You also find a piano and a guitar there.

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank blb0308
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The historic Kauri house that was turned into a hostel is the most "Northland" place to stay in Whangarei, plus our hosts Peter and Noell were super friendly and suggested awesome things to do in the area. Spot on!

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank Robin_Laura
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We stayed 2 nights in this hostel , and it was amazing ! everything is really clean, rooms, kitchens, bathrooms... Owners are lovely, you can ask to them everything, they will do the best for you! The only thing maybe is it's a little bit...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Icare17
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Don't rely on bunkdown. After making a booking the owner decided to cancel my booking after a group came along and wanted a block booking. Consequently I arrived in Whangarei with no confirmed accomodation. He was not concerned that he had been a cheap shot...More

Date of stay: April 2017
View more reviews
Finding an ideal family-friendly hostel in Whangarei does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Bunkdown Lodge, a nice option for travellers like you. More While staying at Bunkdown Lodge, visitors can check out Te Kākano (2.1 km), which is a popular Whangarei attraction. Need a place to park? Free parking is available at Bunkdown Lodge. When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out No. 8, Mean's Vietnamese Cafe, and Cobe Coffee, which are some Vietnamese restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. Should time allow, Town Basin (1.8 km), Claphams Clocks - The National Clock Museum (1.7 km), and Tu Tika Tours (1.7 km) are some popular attractions that are within walking distance. Bunkdown Lodge looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Whangarei. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free Internet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Nearby HotelsSee all 34 nearby hotels
Central Court Motel
43 reviews
.06 miles away
ASURE Cherry Court Motor Lodge
61 reviews
.11 miles away
Motel Villa Del Rio
101 reviews
.16 miles away
Cheviot Park Motor Lodge
112 reviews
.26 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 159 nearby restaurants
Shiraz Haveli Indian Restaurant
309 reviews
.75 miles away
Cafe Divine Indian Restaurant
152 reviews
.48 miles away
Indian Aroma Restaurant
114 reviews
.76 miles away
Grand Thai Restaurant
95 reviews
.71 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 78 nearby attractions
Whangarei i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
42 reviews
.34 miles away
Quarry Arts Centre
42 reviews
.87 miles away
Piggery Bookshop
6 reviews
.70 miles away
Thai Authentic Massage
5 reviews
.73 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bunkdown Lodge staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Look for alternative accomodation"
9 Apr 2017
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing