The Pickled Parrot is a small, quiet and friendly hostel away from the noise and hustle of the " Party Backpackers " in Paihia ! Please note we do have a quiet policy after 10pm , so that our guests that are going on early trips to Cape Reinga, or diving, sailing etc. can have a good sleep ! We have a large courtyard ideal for evening Barbeques , and enjoying a glass of local wine and a chat to fellow guests. We are 3 minutes walk to a safe swimming beach, where kayaks/paddleboards and small sail boats are available for hire. The area has a wealth of history ,and coastal /bush/mangrove walks . Paihia sports a fine Mountain Bike Park, with good bike hire facilities available nearby, or a cycle along the Twin Coast Cycle way can be arranged. It is ideally situated to walk the Cape Brett Walk ( need good fitness ! ) Free Breakfast included . Free breakfast every morning, and tea and coffee available anytime in the large and well equipped kitchen.
- Laundry service
- Shared Bathroom