Featuring free WiFi, Annies Nirvana Lodge- Golden Bay YHA offers accommodations in Takaka. Among the various facilities are free bikes, barbecue facilities, as well as a garden. The property features a shared lounge. The hostel offers a terrace. A range of activities are offered in the area, such as cycling and hiking. The nearest airport is Nelson Airport, 37 mi from Annies Nirvana Lodge.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Annies Nirvana Lodge, Golden Bay YHA has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 16, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
1 full bed
1 twin bed
1 twin bed
1 bunk bed
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Amanda
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Fantastic stay. Location was perfect with 2 kids. Accomodation was spot on & great value for money. Will definitely go back.
  • Andalin
    Czech RepublicCzech Republic
    Really nice staff. Happy with the kitchen/lounge area, the garden is cozy.
  • Louise
    Two kitchen and space for everyone to cook and store food wich is very rare in hostels
  • Schildi
    The people here are fantastic and this Lodge is really welcoming and it was great to stay here. I also extended my stay here twice because I didn't want to leave!
  • Hannah
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Super homely feel and clean facilities. Loved the garden!
  • Stuart
    Sri LankaSri Lanka
    Allan and Miyuki are excellent hosts, the facilities are great and the location is perfect for seeing everything around Golden Bay. Amazing chillout area to relax in as well!
  • Mehler
    This is just a normal hostel without any big things either good or bad to mention.
  • Andrew1066
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Back again for a couple of nights this time and all just as great as before !
  • Andrew1066
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great room in a great hostel run by great people. Facilities are clean; the kitchen is well equipped; wifi is good; and there's somewhere to park a bike.
  • Asami
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    The host allowed us to check in even about 45mins earlier. (We arrived a bit earlier than their normal check in time). Thank you.

Property questions and answers
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  • Is it quiet at night?

    We have "after 10pm is a quiet time" rules.
    Answered on 9 February 2020
  • Doe this has a private toilet or shared toilet?

    Hi, all our toilets are shared facilities.
    Answered on 30 December 2021
  • Hi do you require a vaccine pass to stay

    Following the government guideline for the accommodation sector, we do not require a vaccine pass. We do have some restrictions for use of facilities ..
    Answered on 20 January 2022
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    We ask that our guest please use the sheets provided.
    Answered on 12 January 2022
  • Does the family room have a bathroom

    No, all our facilities are shared.
    Answered on 9 February 2020
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Sheets are included all rooms/beds and towels are included all private rooms.
    Answered on 9 February 2020
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Amenities of Annies Nirvana Lodge, Golden Bay YHA

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Horseback riding
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Tour desk
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    • Heating
    • Carpeted
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Japanese

    House rules

    Annies Nirvana Lodge, Golden Bay YHA takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM


    Until 10:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Eftpos Cash Annies Nirvana Lodge, Golden Bay YHA accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print

    FAQs about Annies Nirvana Lodge, Golden Bay YHA

    • Annies Nirvana Lodge, Golden Bay YHA is 1,300 feet from the center of Takaka. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Annies Nirvana Lodge, Golden Bay YHA offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Fishing
      • Horseback riding

    • Check-in at Annies Nirvana Lodge, Golden Bay YHA is from 3:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • The prices at Annies Nirvana Lodge, Golden Bay YHA may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.