Saltwater Lodge is Paihia's only Qualmark-rated 5 star backpackers lodge. Year-round comfort, affordability and luxury make us the accommodation choice of travellers, families and groups from all over the world.

The lodge is only 50 metres from Paihia beach (where you can hire kayaks, paddleboards and fishing gear) and just five minutes' walk to the centre of town, the bus station and wharf.

All rooms have their own en-suite bathroom, are heated and situated off a large balcony. We have a large comfortable communal lounge, fully-equipped kitchen with free tea, coffee and herbs, guest laundry, internet and wi-fi. Disabled facilities are available - please contact us for details.

Also FREE use of bikes, Wi-Fi (limits apply), BBQ, tennis court, table tennis, foosball, videos, bike and bag storage, car parking and tour booking service.