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12 Ngunguru Road Glenbervie, Whangarei 0173 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star accommodation
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We are a small family-run backpackers and holiday park in a semi-rural setting two-minutes' walk away from the beautiful Whangarei waterfalls and scenic walking tracks. Stroll to town along bush-lined riverside More walks or laze the day away beside the swimming pool. Evenings are for soaking in the hot tub and sharing stories around the BBQ. Our aim is to provide clean, comfortable accommodation in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Located 5kms north east of Whangarei City centre on the Twin Coast Highway, we provide an ideal base for diving and exploring the Poor Knight Islands. Beautiful coastal beaches and Tutukaka with its marina are a short drive away. We can organise diving, snorkelling and kayaking at the Poor Knights with arranged transport from the front gate available. Local bus stops, shops and a supermarket are within a short walk. Internet Provided. CityLink Bus# 3 and 3a bus stop 300m down the road. We look forward to having you stay with us. ~Martin and Team Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$42 - US$59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
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My friend and I stayed two nights at the Whangarei Camping Ground in a tent. We had everything we needed, it was clean and neat! The location is perfect, only a few minutes to the Whangarei Falls and it only takes 10 minutes to get to the city/marina with a car.
Martin, the mana
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I stayed here for two nights and thoroughly enjoyed myself. The facilities are clean and tidy. Be kitchen suits anyone’s needs and the accommodation is priced fairly. Not to mention they have a pool & hot tub! The staff is super friendly and will provide tips and answer any quest
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Response from WhangareiFalls, Owner at YHA Whangarei
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We greatly appreciate your comments. Enjoy the rest of your trip around New Zealand.
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This YHA in Whangerai is great budget accommodation with everything you need. Great location to explore the town and surrounding areas, with helpful advice from the staff on what to see and do. Cabin was ideal for us and all facilities were clean and reliable. Would happily stay
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I recently stayed at this hostel and it was a great experience. The owner Martin is really friendly and helpful. The hostel is a 3 minute walk from Whangarei Falls which is the northern extremity of the trails that run down into the town basin. When I checked in I was given plent
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Response from WhangareiFalls, Manager at YHA Whangarei
Responded Nov. 2, 2018
Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted that you enjoyed making use of all the facilities here at the hostel and also the beautiful walks and sights around the Whangarei area.
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We have enjoyed our stay at the Whangarei Holiday Park very much. At check in we got provided with all the information about the area. The owner didn't mind spending 20 minutes to recommend all the walks and things to see. Luckily we were able to use the hot pool as it only close
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room 7
slugs inside my room
"do not stay here but if you must room 6 would be the quietness except for vesicles arriving or leaving"
"For a little group of 3-4 take a privat room, it is the best choice!"
"Book ahead or travel off-peak."
"Bigger rooms further back may be less noisy."
"Good bed with big space and clean"
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