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The Crossroads Backpackers Lodge

1 Blind Bay Road Claris RD1, Auckland, Great Barrier Island 0991 New Zealand
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“bruce”(12 reviews)
“rain”(2 reviews)
“warmth”(2 reviews)
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Golf Course
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

The Lodge is homely, and facilities are shared but the warmth of hospitality from Kate and Bruce will stay with me for ever. They are genuinely caring and lovely people who share their home with you. Kate even drove up the road to see if...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I loved our stay with Bruce and Kate. The room was clean and comfortable. But the best thing about the stay was how welcoming we were made to feel. Friendly banter. Cups of tea. Kate and Bruce dropped us around the island...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Kate and Bruce thank you so much for treating us like a family!! We had amazing stay, such an unforgettable trip on this beautiful island :) fully recommend out of season to everyone looking for some piece and quiet , beautiful nature and tightly knit...More

Date of stay: June 2017
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Reviewed May 2, 2017

Crossroads is situated in a handy spot roughly in the middle of the island, and perfect if you have a car to get around the island. Kate and Bruce are excellent hosts, always up for a chat, give recommendations, or pass on cooking tips for...More

Date of stay: April 2017
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Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

As a tramper it was a great hub. Comfy rooms, great common areas, great hosts. Nearby Sports Club has good food and yoga! easy walk to hot springs and not-so-easy hike to Mt Heale hut. Both worth it. Big Pucu(?)Cafe nearby is great, too. Easy...More

Date of stay: October 2016
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New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Great Barrier Island
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New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Great Barrier Island
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Room Tips
"Any room is good."
Apr. 3, 2016
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"Stay in bunk..its cheap"
Jan. 13, 2016
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"Every room seems good."
Oct. 29, 2014
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"All rooms are very basic. The shared lounge and kitchen is the hub where you meet others and relax in."
Jul. 31, 2011
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