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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2013

What a fantastic place to stay - so glad we chose this place. The cottage was perfect for us and was beautifully presented and really well equipped - with everything from teabags, to washing up liquid in the kitchen. Our hosts were really friendly and flexible, allowing us to bring our cat and to check out late - fantastic service....

Thank CathyC82
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 May 2013

I booked the Valencia cottage for 10 nights and ended up staying 14. I loved the farm! It was so peaceful and relaxing. The two young men currently running the hostel, Christian and Martin, are so hospitable and cordial .... And the owner is simply wonderful. He helped me change my flat tire and we had a ball of a...

Thank Diane M
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Thanks to Stefan and his crew for a great stay. A terrific 3 nights in the Valencia cottage right in the orange groves. Enjoyed the fresh oranges and mandarines and the overall setting. Very relaxing and made special with the quality and cleanliness of the cottage and hostel area. Love the black Lab Nika, reminded us of our Lab left...

Thank Dave N
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Thank you for an awesome stay. Your hostel is inviting, warm and friendly. The standard of the accommodation is exceptional and the friendliness of the staff is admirable. My daughter loved all the cute and nice animals and I loved the pool and the eco friendly features. Thanks for a wonderful stay we will certainly be back.

Thank Inga K
Hook, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2013

We have had an amazing stay here, in fact we were loathe to go! We are in our 60's and were so comfortable in Tangelo Cottage. Absolutely everything we needed was either here or provided for us with a smile, including as many oranges as we could possibly eat and more. The backpackers lodge was also amazing. Spotlessly clean and...

Thank Shirley B
Coromandel, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 February 2013

We stayed for 3 nights in Tangelo cottage whilst exploring the area. What a great place nestled in the orchard. The cottage was great! Very clean, very comfortable bed, very well stocked with everything you would need, free WiFi, very friendly. Would definitely stay there again and recommend it to others. We are a couple in our 60's and not...

Thank Brierley1234
Lissewege, Belgium
Reviewed 14 February 2013

our room was occupied but we could stay in the very clean and luxury chalets in the big orchard , during the 5 weeks in NZ, Kerikeri Farm Hostel was the best ! In the neighbourhood you can visit the most interesting spots;

Thank Erwin C
Nice, France
Reviewed 18 January 2013

We stayed in Kerikeri Farm Hostel in January and it was just great. The cottage was clean and lovely, in a beautiful orchard. There is a nice swimming-pool, a trempoline for kids, free use of the Internet...The manager, Steffen was very helpful and nice and took time to show the farm animals to our two little girls who were very...

Thank Vanessa B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 January 2013

Really enjoyed. Nice welcoming atmosphere. Enjoyed lying in the hammock having a glass of wine. Fell in love with the dog! Swam in the pool, walked around the orchard. Was great place to take a first time backpacker ............

Thank Kerris1811027
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2013

We stayed 2 nights at Farm Hostel while travelling to 90 miles beach at New Year time. We are really impressed by the service there. The 2 beadroom house is very tidy and is just in front of the beautiful orange tree farm. The swiming pool is very clean. Inernet is availabe. We strongly recommend other people to stay there...

Thank Virginia L

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
»Come to find a little paradise.....«We are happy to welcome you in a cosy hostel with loads of character. Surrounded by our organic orange and mandarin orchard. We offer a wonderfully relaxing base for exploring the Bay of Islands and the Far North. Enjoy the atmosphere of a roaring fire. Relax on our spacious terrace while the sun is setting, swim in the pool or just sit back, relax and watch the oranges grow. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Relax a Lodge

Address: 1574 Springbank Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand (Formerly Kerikeri Farm Hostel)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: $69 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Relax a Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Fishmore had twin beds made up into a King so would recommend one of the other cottages for couples if available (wasn't for us!).”
 of 5 bubbles Smeetdawg, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
“tranquillity of the cottages make them well worth the extra money”
 of 5 bubbles 2_Hunters_travelling, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
“No tips, it's just marvelous”
 of 5 bubbles hylkiav, 2 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Doolittle cabin perfect for a couple.”
 of 5 bubbles Nzack, 19 Feb 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the Valencia cottage. Nestled in between rows of oranges, it was private and well equipped.”
 of 5 bubbles CathyC82, 29 Jul 2013 | Read review
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