Fronting State Highway 11 on the outskirts of Paihia, this laid-back hostel is a 5-minute walk from the beach and 6 km from Haruru Falls.
Airy mixed dorms and private rooms include free Wi-Fi and use of linens. Most share bathrooms; some private rooms have en suite facilities. There are also standalone cabins, as well as 2- to 3-bedroom apartments with living rooms, kitchenettes and private verandahs.
Parking, loaner bikes and fishing equipment are free, and breakfast is available. There's also a kitchen and a cosy lounge with a TV, in addition to a garden featuring hammocks and BBQs.