88 Lodge Bed and Breakfast

Bay Of Islands, Northland New Zealand

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Why Stay Here?

This fantastic B&B is both gay owned and managed with friendly service from your hosts Geoff & Chris.

Enjoy our private and relaxing sub-tropical gardens and lounge in our secluded solar heated swimming pool. Rainbow Falls and Puketi Forest are nearby and beautiful countryside surrounds us. Bustling Kerikeri with its café society, shops, Stone Store, Kemp House, and Rewa’s Village heritage sites are 6 minutes away. Lively Paihia, ‘Hole in the Rock’, ‘Swimming with Dolphins’ and the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds are just 20 minutes away. Romantic Russell is easily reached by ferry. All sea based activities, Northlands famous beaches, World famous golf courses and Wineries are all within easy reach.

Whether you like high excitement (there’s the ‘Excitor’ and Skydiving), gentle relaxing activities (like forest, countryside or seaside walks) or sitting back and enjoying something different (like the 90 mile beach tour) there is bound to be a great holiday in Northland and the beautiful Bay of Islands for you when based at 88 Lodge.

Northland is beautiful but sparsely populated, therefore the Gay scene is limited but the locals are very gay friendly.

Your hosts specialize in making sure you get the very best from your time in Northland, and did we mention awesome breakfasts!


Perfectly located to get the very best of both the Bay of Islands and all Northland. We are just minutes from the some of the best beaches, golf courses, countryside, coastline and activities in the world.

Our luxury rooms are all en-suite to your own private bathroom and have King size beds. There is a twin bedded option in our Majestic Suite. The beds are fitted with quality linen plus non-allergenic pillows. Your room is fully equipped for your relaxation and enjoyment. Towels and robes, TV and DVD, fridge, beverage facilities and toiletries, hair dryer. Outside furniture for you to relax, enjoy the sunshine and no doubt a drink or two.

Privacy and relaxation as you lounge by the solar heated swimming pool and enjoy the park like grounds. Our Queen Palm Suite also has it’s own private spa Pool.

Little and large botanical surprises abound in 1.5 acres of stunning private sub-tropical gardens and orchards which surround our classical Kiwi home.

Breakfasts are a specialty of the house. Using only the freshest and most local of produce your breakfast will be tailored to your preference. Our own garden produce and free range eggs ensure our guest keep saying 'Wow' when sitting down to the most important meal of the day.

Our local knowledge and connections with restaurants, activities and places of interest ensures we can assist you with your planning to get the very best out of your time in Northland.

Chris and Geoff's unique and original approach has created this luxury Bed and Breakfast to meet the needs of the discerning visitor to this lovely part of New Zealand.


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Barbecue Grills
  • Black out blinds or curtains
  • Cable TV
  • Coffee and Tea maker
  • Comfy bathrobes
  • Complementary Breakfast
  • Complimentary local & toll free phone calls
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Concierge and booking services
  • Daily Cleaning
  • Garden
  • Hairdryer
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Pool - outdoor
  • Refridgerator
  • Shower
  • Terrace
  • Toiletries assortment
  • WiFi