Oaklands Lodge is small owner-operated hostel in a quiet, (no through traffic), tree lined street on the slopes of Mt. Eden offering affordable accommodation for independent travellers.
The Lodge is a large two storied house built in the late Victorian era. It has has been recently renovated and includes a large kitchen, separate dining room/games room, TV lounge as well as a garden BBQ area.
In our games room you can play games or music or just chat. If you just want to relax, we have a reading room, you can watch TV or sit out in the garden. You'll never be far from friends and family with STD phones, a fax service and the Internet available for sending and receiving Email.
Our office is open from 8.30am -1.00pm and 2.00pm to 8.30pm. We may be able to accommodate arrivals outside these times if you let us know when you making the booking. Our normal check in time is 12.00 noon but if you are arriving earlier than that we will do our best to have your room ready as quickly as possible.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Age Restriction
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Card Phones
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Reading Light
- Reception (limited hours)
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Please be aware that we do not accept guests under the age of 18. We reserve the right to refuse accommodation under these circumstances.
Please note that we have a 3% surcharge on credit cards and international debit cards, you will have the opportunity to pay in cash if you wish to avoid this surcharge.
A valid form of ID must be shown upon check in.
No ID, No check in.
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Oaklands Lodge is about 16.5 km from the airport and 3.5km from the city on the main route into the city.
We are right by Mt Eden Village.
From the city get the bus at Britomart and take Buses 274 & 277 to Mt Eden Village shops. We are in the street just behind Better Burger. We are 1 stage from the city.
The closest train station is Mt Eden. From the station Oaklands Road is about 1km along Mt Eden Road away from the city. There is a Better Burger on the corner.
If you are going to arrive after 8pm at night, please make sure you contact us before your arrival to arrange a late check-in.
From the Motorway Heading North
Take the Khyber Pass turnoff and turn left at the lights. Stay on Khyber Pass Road until you reach the next set of lights and turn left onto Nugent Street. Go straight until you reach a roundabout and continue straight over the train tracks towards Mt Eden (trust me, you'll see it). Continue along Normanby Road until you reach Mt Eden Road, then turn left. Continue straight for 1km until you reach Mt Eden village, Turn left on Oaklands Road (you'll see a Better Burger on the corner). You'll find Oaklands Lodge about 100m on the right. If you drive through Mt Eden village, you've gone too far, turn back!
From the Motorway Heading South
Take the Gillies Ave turnoff and turn right at the lights into Gillies Ave. Stay on Gillies Ave until you have passed through one more set of lights and then turn right at the next set of lights (3rd set of lights) into Owens Road. Mt Eden (mountain is on your right) Continue on Owens Road (which becomes Stokes Road) until the next set of lights when you turn right into Mt Eden Road through the village then take the first right onto Oaklands Road (at the Better Burger on the corner). You'll find Oaklands Lodge about 100m on the right.
We are located in central Mt Eden right next to Mt Eden Village, here you will find lots of cafes and great places to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is a large supermarket which is a 15 minute walk from the hostel, around the supermarket you can also find lots of cafes and bars. The city bus stop is in Mt Eden Village and the buses are every 5 minutes during the day and every 20 minutes in the evening. If you like to walk we are approx. 40 minutes from the city.