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Paihia Backpackers

Are you looking for the best Paihia backpackers lodge?

If you are, then the amazing Haka Lodge Paihia could be just the place for you.

Quickly gaining a reputation for its great service, accommodation and facilities, this is a very special lodge indeed.

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Haka Lodge Paihia - in the center of the action but a thousand miles from the stress of modern life.

Can you imagine sitting here looking out over the Bay of Islands?

Stunning views from Haka Lodge Paihia

Below you the sun glistens on the calm blue waters, and the ships bob up and down in the marina.

In the afternoon, the bars, pubs and restaurants are just a short stroll, and after party time, your motel quality mattress awaits back at the lodge.

And the friendly staff are always ready to assist with whatever you need, on hand to help you enjoy this very special part of Northern New Zealand.

Why should you choose Haka Lodge as your Paihia backpackers?


It's located right in the center of Paihia, the Bay of Islands largest town, and looks out directly over the bay. The bus terminal and ferry are a stone's throw away.

Amazing views from the dining room at Haka Lodge Paihia

It's new, clean, and modern!

Yep, that's right. Everything has been renewed, replaced or upgraded to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

They have free Unlimited Wifi - true, free and unlimited. Keep in touch with friends, cruise the net, or update your blog at no cost.

Bunk Beds like no other - our dorm beds are like nothing you have seen before. Quality mattresses and bedding, privacy curtains, lockable storage, power supply and lighting, all provided for your comfort.

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Are you sick of grubby uncomfortable dorm rooms?

Of course you are. And that's why we decided to change the game.

Modern, clean dorm room at Haka Lodge Paihia

The dorm rooms at our Paihia backpackers feature our unique pods, and they are something special.

Featuring strongly built beds, they pamper you with high quality bedding and motel quality mattresses.

No more tossing and turning trying to get comfortable.

For your convenience, they also feature your own power supply, individual lighting, a privacy curtain, and a large, lockable storage compartment, big enough for your backpack.

When you add these features to the lodge's amazing facilities (including free unlimited WIFi) you have all the ingredients for an awesome hostel.

And if you would prefer a female only dorm, that can be arranged if you let us know in advance.

Do you prefer your own space?

If you prefer your very own chill out area, then our private rooms will be perfect for you.

More like an upmarket motel room, they are a wonderful haven after a long day exploring the Bay of Islands.

Private en-suite rooms at Haka Lodge Paihia

High quality bedding, including thick comfy mattresses ensure a peaceful sleep.

Relax on comfortable chairs while you watch your own flat screen TV, complete with DVD player.

Stay in touch with friends and relatives via our free WiFi, and admire the unique artwork adorning the walls of your room.

Of course each of our private rooms features your own en suite (with complimentary towels), and is completely lockable, for your security.

Make the most of our awesome facilities

Spotless bathroom at Haka Lodge Paihia

For those times when you want to mix with friends, our large communal areas feature huge lounges, flat screen TV (with Freeview) and DVD player. We also offer a range of DVDs for you to enjoy.

Our modern kitchen is fully equipped, and our bathroom facilities are spotless and modern.

This is no ordinary lodge.

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Come and see why so many people love our Paihia backpackers

Our guests love Haka Lodge Paihia, and here's why:

Central location across the road from the water in Paihia.

Our lodge is fresh and modern meaning it's all spotless and clean.

Great dorm accommodation - fresh, clean dorm rooms featuring sturdy self contained pods with high quality linen and mattress, individual power and lighting, a privacy curtain, and lockable storage.

All you could want in the kitchen at Haka Lodge Paihia

Free unlimited WiFi

Visitor friendly hours – check in hours generally range from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Check out by 10 in the morning (we can look after your bags a little longer by prior arrangement, just let us know).

So as you can see, our Paihia backpackers is really something new and fresh in the Bay of Islands.

Come and join us.

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Don't delay - selling fast

Haka Lodge Paihia is proving so popular that it books out fast, so forward bookings are recommended.

So just complete the enquiry form below and one of the friendly Paihia team will be in touch.

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