"Exceptional backpacker, immaculate and inviting" (Lonely Planet). Stunning beachfront hostel with magic views, 20 minutes from the City by car.
Peaceful & unhurried seafront hostel for discerning travellers. Shops, cafes and commuter train 15 min. walk. Parking. Well-equipped, great kitchen, amazing lounge. Relax, explore, kayak, sail, fish, dive or bike. Wifi hotspot. BBQ. Piano. Top-notch base to see Wellingon & catch ferry. Pick up.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast not included
- Cable TV
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Cots available
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Safety Deposit Box
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 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 Note: No bookings are to be made for the same day check in after 8:00PM NZST.
8.00am - 8.00pm during winter
8.00am - 9.00pm during summer
Arrivals after 9.00pm must be discussed prior to making a booking.
24 hour notice is required prior to the date of arrival to avoid the cancellation fee. The fee is equal to one night's accommodation.
Reservations for special events or over public holidays can not be cancelled after booking.
Christmas and New Year
During this period of 21 December 2015 to 4 January 2016 first night for all bookings during dates 21 Dec to 4 Jan are non-refundable.
All booking between these dates will be charged in full on the 1 December. Failure to do so can result in full cancellation of the booking.
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20 MINUTES NORTH OF WELLINGTON BY CAR, Moana Lodge is 1.2kms off SH1 at the Steyne Avenue, Plimmerton turnoff. COMING FROM THE NORTH DON\'T TURN AT THE SIGN WHICH SAYS PLIMMERTON ESTATE. DRIVE THROUGH THE LIGHTS TO THE NEXT TURN INTO PLIMMERTON
COMING FROM THE SOUTH TURN LEFT AFTER THE Z PETROL STATION and follow the road around the beachfront. We are 1.2kms from SH1 on the beach.
We are a gateway for inter island ferries (20 minutes away) as well as for trips to Wellington, Wairarapa, Kapiti Coast, Hutt Valley and Porirua
The commuter train stops at Plimmerton and the Intercity REQUEST Bus stops opposite the BP station at MANA.
Overlander trains stop at Porirua or Paraparaumu.
20 minutes to Wellington by car.
35 minutes by car from the airport.
30 minutes by train from Wellington to Plimmerton.
2 hours by car to The Wairarapa, Martinborough and Cape Palliser.
15 minutes walk to village shops and train station.
25 minutes walk to Intercity bus stop at Mana.