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Reviewed 21 February 2017

You only get here by car. The one-way driveway down to the lodge is only for experienced drivers. Current owners only bought the place couple of years ago, are still improving it. Light build house makes you hear almost everything from the neighbouring room. Still...More

Thank jobst56
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Myself and parents were wholly impressed by our stay at the little earth lodge. Polly and David the owners were so welcoming and we had a wonderful time chatting to them both. This place is unbelievable value for money, we even got towels included. The...More

Thank MollsB94
Response from littleearthlodge, Owner at Little Earth LodgeResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you so much for this great review. We have acquired another alpaca, so now we have Bilbo, Frodo and Gandalf.

Reviewed 12 December 2016

Very nice host, very helpful. Room was sufficient. The surrounding is great with glow worm caves nearby the lodge. For $7,- per person you can hire a mining lamp and some water shoes to climb into the caves. For a nice walk go to the...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

We based ourselves at Little Earth Lodge to look around the Whangarei - Russel region and to get a better appreciation of the many attractions on offer. David and Polly have created a little paradise just next to Abbey Caves - a nature reserve featuring...More

Thank 8623PaulineS
Reviewed 4 November 2016

A beautiful little paradise tucked into picturesque farmland with the friendliest hosts, Dave & Polly. Fresh eggs, modern comfortable rooms & facilities...just perfect!!! Take a short hike down a country trail to the Abbey Caves, well worth it!!!

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Response from littleearthlodge, Owner at Little Earth LodgeResponded 12 November 2016

Thank you for your very positive review. We are are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us at Little Earth. Best wishes, Polly and David.

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USD 53 - USD 55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"We stayed in one of the cottages and enjoyed the view out to the paddock with ponies. You must go and see the..."
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"This is a Backpackers/ Budget Lodge. Rooms are basic."
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"Visit the Abbey Caves! they have helmets and shoes for rent!"
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"Pay the extra 6 dollars for the view!"
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