The Windsor Lodge Backpackers

Address: 10 Merritt St, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, North Island, 3080, New Zealand | Hostel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Windsor Lodge Backpackers Whakatane

Reviewed by mshats1

A true home away from home

Reviewed Feb 28, 2011
by (1 review) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

A very pleasant stay! Owners were really nice and made you feel right at home. The hostel is clean, close to the supermarket and the centre.

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TripAdvisor Reviews The Windsor Lodge Backpackers Whakatane

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

Travel Blogs from Whakatane

Whakatane - My Sleep Deprived Weekend

A travel blog entry by selahrees on Oct 10, 2015

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Nicole had gone on a walkabout down the beach and found a bird that had gotten tied up in some fishing line with his friend. His friend unfortunately, had gotten the line around his neck and didn't survive, but the other bird only had the line wrapped tightly around his foot. When we found Nicole trying to save the bird we offered keys and whatever sharp things we could find. Nicole cut all the lines off and saved ...


A travel blog entry by katemc55 on Feb 07, 2015

5 photos

... of Pohutakawa trees! Plus I left my jacket to reserve a table while we ordered, only to find the waitress had put it aside thinking we'd kept it. Was glad to get it back, and have my faith in local honesty restored. Pete won both his matches after quite a tussle, and both going to 3 games. So he was happy. However the bus didn't leave til after 7, so we weren't home til ...

A journey back in time

A travel blog entry by 17penwortham on Dec 22, 2014

10 photos

... Jay V and returned to the car and set the sat nav to Aukland. K it indicated a four hour journey. We left Whakatane rejoining the Ocean Highway. The roads were almost empty and delightful. I was conscious of becoming a little tired a couple of hours into the drive and took care not to exceed the maximum 100k per hour speed limit. We re entered Aukland feeling a sense of familiarity although we needed sat nav help to find a petrol station close ...


A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Nov 09, 2014

3 comments, 27 photos

... because I'm too cold to signal - not that it really makes a difference, I don't know the signals or traffic rules anyway, I'm not sure there are any here.

Dairy products: as expensive and addictive as heroin. There is a brand of chocolate milk where a small bottle is more expensive than a bottle of wine. Worth every penny obviously.

As delightful as Whakatane is, I have discovered one aspect I am not sure will work ...

Kiwi fruit grading in Edgecumbe

A travel blog entry by hiwtvi on Aug 13, 2014

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... erster Tag in der Schule wäre und wir wussten nicht wo wir uns hinsetzten konnten. Glücklicherweise winkte uns ein Mädel heran uns so hatten wir unsere Plätze gefunden. Wir befreundeten uns mit 2 sehr netten Mädels aus Chile und einem dritten Mädel aus China.

Die Arbeit dauerte 2 Wochen und am Ende waren wir auch erleichtert zu gehen. Am letzten Arbeitstag organisierte die Firma ein ...

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