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Hekerua Lodge Backpackers Hostel

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11 Hekerua Road, Oneroa, Auckland, Waiheke Island 1081 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed with my friend and what a beautiful place ! They have a very friendly staff, very clean and tidy, comfortable beds and the wifi works very good. I definitely will come back!! The only sad thing was that the jacuzzi wasn't working this...More

Thank Coni M
Reviewed 26 May 2018

loved the lodge with its cozy fire place and friendly staff all ways willing to help and answer all my questions on things to do on the island the pool is a great attraction and people are always planning and doing activities

Thank ChopC7
Response from HekeruaLodge, Front Office Manager at Hekerua Lodge Backpackers HostelResponded 28 May 2018

It is good to know that the fire place works out in winter. People can have a chat, playing cards.. Thank you for your review! You can always come back and visit us again! Save travels!

Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

One of the coolest, absolutely ab fab places to stay. Come and enjoy the bush walks, warmest hospitality , soak in the spare pool or just chill out. I have been here for 1 month and love it. Thanks guys. You are awesome.

Thank 2chope
Response from HekeruaLodge, Front Office Manager at Hekerua Lodge Backpackers HostelResponded 28 May 2018

People make the place sometimes!

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

The first time I visited the lodge was during the summer I loved it so much that I had to return at the end of my stay in New Zealand. I was surprised to see that most of the people living there on working holiday...More

Thank Deniseeeh
Response from HekeruaLodge, Owner at Hekerua Lodge Backpackers HostelResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Denise, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are happy you enjoyed the nice family vibe this summer and now again this winter. Indeed some of our guests just don't want to leave! But we make sure...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Staff super friendly, making you feel like home immediately. And every Thursday they do a family dinner for 5$ pp so it’s easy to meet new people! The rooms are spacious, big commons areas inside/outside with a swimming pool, hot tub, BBQ, fireplace... The kitchen...More

Thank Melanie D
Response from audreyc245, Manager at Hekerua Lodge Backpackers HostelResponded 13 May 2018

Hey Melanie, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Glad you enjoyed the hostel and its people! Come back soon & safe travels!

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Welcome to our small social backpackers on the magical Waiheke Island, the island of sun, wine and fun! Only 35min from downtown Auckland. Waiheke is so close, yet so far removed from the rat race of Auckland City - ...More come and see why Waiheke was voted one of the worlds top island destinations in the world by many travel magazines. The Hekerua Lodge Backpackers is centrally located secluded on an acre of stunning New Zealand native bush, only 5 minutes walk form Little Oneroa Beach and another 10 to the shops We cater specially for the international youth travel market, a place to meet new people, laugh and dance in paradise, so if you wish to socialize and have fun then the Hekerua Lodge Backpackers is the place for you!! We offer a chilled spot to get away from it all and immerse yourself in island and backpacker life. We have no TV so relax on any of our sun decks, take a dip in our rock pool or just wash it all away in our spa pool. Get involved with all our fun activities in the camp-ground including volleyball, cricket, beersbie and yoga! Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf course
Hot Tub
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$26 - US$68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Waiheke Island > Oneroa
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Room & Suite (6)
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Pam K
28 January 2015|
Response from Offshore34 | Property representative |
Sorry guys but we have no road access to our camping area... You are more than welcome to bring a tent. The rate is $18pp/night with full use of lodge facilities..
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"We stayed in a private double room. Was good."
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"I had a good night sleep also in the dorm room and they were spacy and clean."
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"The 6 share I got was right next to the pool/main area, so that was cool"
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"4 bed share rooms good value for only +NZD$5 per night on standard dorm rate when I visited. Book ahead."
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