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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Stayed at the lodge in December 2017 for two nights. The environment -- meaning the landscape -- was beautiful, set in lush (for summer) subtropical Russell. I don't believe the lodge is on a public transport line and it's certainly not in the town of...More

Thank gorocketdog
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I spent 3 months backpacking around NZ and this was the best hostel I stayed in! Ron is so so helpful with tips about Russell and Northland and great stories. The room could not be cuter - and great in winter with a space heater...More

Thank JM1028
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Me and my partner stayed at Wainui Lodge for 3 nights and we loved every minute of it! The lodge has everything you could possibly need and is super cozy! Comfortable beds and a nice kitchen / living area. We wanted to stay forever. They...More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This place is just something else. They say it's a hostel but i felt like staying in a very private holiday home directly at the sea surrounded by tropical plants. The hosts were extremely helpful people and it really felt like staying with friends.

Thank fuchurius
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Elke and Ron were both great hosts; friendly, knowledgeable and willing to help whenever needed. Lovely people! The hostel itself was clean, comfortable and even had a whole array of herbs, spices, tea and coffee for free! This makes cooking so much more tasty and...More

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New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
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Wainui Lodge Russell, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
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