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Our Facilities


Beachfront Hostel Accommodation - Wellington | Porirua | Plimmerton

Kitchen at Moana Lodge

At Moana Lodge we pride ourselves on providing quality hostel accommodation including our on-site facilities. 

We are an accredited 5 Star backpackers accommodation, and as part of providing this premium level of facility, we ensure our facilities are kept immaculately clean and tidy, and operating fully. 

We aim to provide our guests a truly pleasurable stay, which is in part supported by our modern, fully equipped, self-catering facilities.

Just 20 minutes away from Wellington City, our Wellington accommodation is perfectly situated to explore the wellington region, without being too far away from the city.

Our Shared Guests Facilities

  • Fully equipped farmhouse kitchen – which includes commercial stove, dishwasher, microwave oven, large commercial fridge, plates, cutlery, and an extensive range of baking and meal preparation utensils.  Free tea, coffee and sugar provided.
  • Guests dining room – with separate dining tables enabling families, groups, and couples to enjoy their own personal dining space.
  • Guests lounge – with stunning views overlooking Plimmerton Bay.  Guests can sit and relax on one of our large comfy sofas, enjoy the views of the waves lapping or our take in a great sunset.  Our lounge is also equipped with a 32” flat screen digital TV.
  • 3 x private enclosed bathrooms (not ensuites), each including private changing area, shower and wash basin.  These are situated in close proximity to the rooms. 
  • 3 x separate and fully enclosed toilets.
  • Sunny outdoor courtyard and BBQ area – ideal for relaxing and enjoying a glass of wine at the end of a fun filled day!
  • Laundry facilities – including washers, dryers and outdoor clothes line.
  • Free travellers information area, which includes a wide range of brochures and materials of local events and activities.  Also includes a working desk area.
  • Free board games and books.
  • Free WiFi – which can be accessed from the rooms and communal areas.
  • 2 x on-site computers, with flat screen monitors and free internet access – using Zenbu wireless.


  • Free on street parking near to the hostel.
  • Credit Cards – Only Visa and MasterCard accepted.

Moana Lodge – Accredited 5 Star Backpackers Accommodation
Immaculate facilities.  Friendly and Welcoming Hosts.
Just 20 mins north of Wellington City.

Our Awards & Accreditations

5 Star Backpackers.
Certified since Sept 2009.



Specialty Lodging - Motels, Backpackers, and B&B

6 Years - Certificate of Excellence Winner:  2012-2017.

 Trip Advisor

BBH Quality Award

Wellington Accommodation | Porirua Accommodation

Category: 21 to 40 beds:
2012: Awarded 96%.
2013: Category Winner.
Awarded 97%.
2014: Category Winner.
Awarded 96%.


Lonely Planet:

The Lonely Planet independent authors visited Moana Lodge and selected it as one of the ‘recommended’ hostels in the Wellington Region.