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Hekerua Lodge Reviews

11 Hekerua Road, Waiheke Island, New Zealand

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48 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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I liked the room, toilet and showers. In the room, however a place to hang cloths would have been nice. The cleanliness of the of the kitchen towels could have been better.

  • 19th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Finland
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


Great hostel, fun atmosphere, plenty amenities, good beds, 15m walk to beach, shops etc. Very much enjoyed my stay and would go back in a heartbeat.


The directions for finding this place, especially if you're walking are POOR. I found it on a bush path.. Is this suppose to be Hekerua road? Still not sure... Average place around. Girl a dorm was clean, nice. Could use screens on the windows...

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi, We are sorry you found it hard to find us. Being a small island we do not have any street lighting after dark which can make it a little more difficult. It's a shame you let a little issue like this put such a dampener on your stay on magical Waiheke Island.


Very nice hostel, clean and hospitable staff.. location was okay not so convenient when arriving at late night.

  • 31st Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • China
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Great hostel. Like it. Great location.


Nice place with good people and facilities, but the manager/owner creates a very stressful environment, when he walks around and tells people off every time they do something wrong.

  • 23rd Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Ah, funny, I remember you two. Yes we do have a nice place with good people and facilities. Its just a shame not everyone can respect the environment and other guests and as a result need to be reprimanded. I'm sorry you found it stressful.


An awesome place !!! Cool people and just a 2 min walk to the closest beach. Loved it next time Waiheke i know where to stay.

  • 10th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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