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.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Saltwater Lodge

    14 Kings Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
    Lowest prices for your stay
    29/10/2017 30/10/2017
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    View Deal
    Traveller (23)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Dining (1)
    • Excellent63%
    • Very good29%
    • Average4%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “own bathroom” (7 reviews)
    “the kitchen” (20 reviews)
    “large lockers” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    5.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    29 Oct30 Oct
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    • Check booking site for details
      View Deal
    • Check booking site for details
      View Deal
    • Check booking site for details
      View Deal
    View all 6 deals
    Write a Review
    Reviews (92)
    There are newer reviews for Saltwater Lodge
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year

    31 - 35 of 82 reviews

    Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

    Lenka and Rohit, the new managers are young, very helpful and you can tell they know what are talking about. Lenka gave me some very good advices on things to do in Paihia and around. Both lovely and very arranging at anytime! My room (4...More

    1  Thank Lily-Djinn
    Response from lenka_rohit, Manager at Saltwater LodgeResponded 4 January 2016

    Hello Djinn, It's great to see that you share your experience and lovely comments about your stay with us. We always try to do our best to make sure that our guests feel welcome and can enjoy what the Bay offers with our help. We...More

    Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

    I've stayed there for 3 nights and in the end I wished that I would have stayed longer. It's been such a lovely time not only because of the very nice facilities and the friendly staff but also because of the perfect location. If you...More

    Thank Alina H
    Response from lenka_rohit, Manager at Saltwater LodgeResponded 6 December 2015

    Hi Alina Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. It's wonderful to read your glowing feedback and thank you so much for your fantastic comments regarding the staff, lodge facilitates.We hope you'll come and stay with us again soon...More

    Reviewed 11 August 2015

    This was my first ever stay in a Backpacker Hostel. So I was pleasantly surprised just how nice and comfortable our stay was. We were a group of about 20, 12 being college kids. Our stay was well catered for with very clean rooms and...More

    Thank Teagle
    Response from lenka_rohit, Manager at Saltwater LodgeResponded 13 August 2015

    Hello Teagle, We are very pleased that you enjoy your first stay with us. We are trying to make our guest feel comfortable and relaxed. There for we are putting effort in making rooms neat and clean. We know that guests coming to relax so...More

    Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

    I've stayed here for one night because this is the only hostel on Kings Rd. that had any beds left on Good Friday night. I found this hostel very stylish and modern built. There's a large social area on a second floor with large screen...More

    Thank Seth J
    Reviewed 12 March 2015

    Lovely comfortable rooms with fantastic bathrooms / shower rooms and spacious lockers. Nice socializing areas and very helpful and friendly owners who answered questions and helped book accommodation. I stayed here for 4 nights and my main issue with my stay was the noise as...More

    Thank Frankie C
    Admiral's View Lodge & Motel
    274 reviews
    #7 of 43 hotels in Paihia
    Breakwater Motel
    635 reviews
    #1 of 43 hotels in Paihia
    Averill Court Motel
    293 reviews
    #5 of 43 hotels in Paihia
    Dolphin Motel
    355 reviews
    #15 of 43 hotels in Paihia
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$21 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Orbitz, Booking.com and HostelWorld so you can book your Saltwater Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Northland Region >
    • Bay of Islands >
    • Paihia
    • Also Known As
    • Saltwater Lodge Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (23)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (29)
    Bathroom (2)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Averill Court Motel
    293 reviews
    .14 km away
    Breakwater Motel
    635 reviews
    .78 km away
    Dolphin Motel
    355 reviews
    .58 km away
    Admiral's View Lodge & Motel
    274 reviews
    .17 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    El Cafe
    365 reviews
    .04 km away
    Charlotte's Kitchen
    559 reviews
    .54 km away
    Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar
    1,179 reviews
    .10 km away
    Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack
    1,260 reviews
    .53 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Paihia Harbour
    941 reviews
    .46 km away
    R. Tucker Thompson
    451 reviews
    .49 km away
    Skydive Bay of Islands
    322 reviews
    .48 km away
    The Rock Adventure Cruise
    625 reviews
    .53 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Saltwater Lodge staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Room Tips
    "Book early"
    Read review
    "Choose the 2nd level, the rooms are larger!"
    Read review
    "Room 9 is the furtherest away from the road and bars, and also the communal lounge which can get noisy too."
    Read review
    "Chose a dorm with only four beds, it will be more quiet !"
    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