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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 March 2015

We stayed here for a night on route further up north and the place was great. What makes it great is the views and the balcony. The rooms were very clean and there was shared use of the main part of the house if needed and to have a glass of wine. The breakfast was fresh. The wifi worked well....

1Thank lifeisbeaut
Reviewed 11 February 2015

We were not able to organise our stay to take advantage of Maralyn's weekend dinners; nevertheless she was flexible enough to offer up a simple but appetising platter complemented by local NZ wines, which we much appreciated for dinner upon arrival. Our room was elegantly styled with all the mod cons, including a large bathroom and great shower with heavenly...

Thank NomadinSydney
Daylesford, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2014

The drive up is typical NZ ridge country, take it slow and wow,what views when you hit the ridge which isn't far anyway. Then you arrive and it is a friendly and great experience to be with the owners, to share the dinner and local wines in a relaxed atmosphere and to meet new people from different places. Plenty to...

1Thank Nigel D
Corpus Christi, Texas
Reviewed 22 February 2014

My wife and I and another couple were looking for a Country Lodge [B&B] within an hours drive of Auckland's Port for a three day stay prior to our Cruise. What we found was the Ridge Luxury Country Lodge near the Village of Puhoi. On the top of a hill overlooking lush green hills and valleys with the sea in...

Thank Mark J
Paso Robles, California
Reviewed 17 February 2014

We recently had the pleasure of spending three days at The Ridge and loved every minute of it! We asked our travel professional to recommend a comfortable place to stay in the country and they sent us to the The Ridge in Puhoi. What a treat! The rooms are lovely and very comfortable...great beds...and the view from our private balcony...

Thank Carrol B
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2014

My husband & I recently stayed at The Ridge Luxury Country Lodge.The rooms were nice & the views were very good & the host friendly. The road to the lodge is a long dirt road which is very narrow, windy with steep drops. There is no lighting on the road, therefore it is not an easy drive at night. We...

Thank Ann N
Reviewed 19 January 2013

Stayed here for 1 night on our tour of New Zealand. What a lovely place and what a nice welcome and friendly nature our hosts were. The accommodation is good and the home cooked food is worth the reason to stay alone. Wished we could have stayed longer but glad we got at least one night here. Highly recommended and...

Thank Keithad1
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 November 2012

My husband and I were fortunate enought to win a night at The Ridge as part of a prize. We both travel regularly for work and again drove the familiar road to Auckland from Whangarei. We could never have guessed that just that far off our normal route we would find such a slice of heaven and a getaway from...

Thank Lynda G
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 October 2012

We booked 3 nights at The Ridge as a romantic getaway and were immediately taken by the view and the lodge. Ian and Maralyn really like you to become part of their home. We were a little bit reluctant at first as the whole idea was for us to spend some time together, not so much with 'another couple'. But...

Thank Marthune
Stratford upon Avon
Reviewed 19 May 2012

Yet again, we went straight to the The Ridge at Puhoi after arriving in Auckland after our long flight from the UK. As always Ian, Maralyn and the location worked their charms and we settled straight into the holiday groove. There seems to be a magic here that defies jet-lag - we just get instant relaxation and get set to...

Thank Cropredy_Lad

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ridge offers a very relaxed & homely atmosphere with Maralyn preparing great food for our informal dinners. Set high on a ridge with panoramic views over 100s of acres of natural bush and out to sea, The Ridge is just 30 minutes north of Auckland City in the historic village of Puhoi which is part of the Matakana Coast Wine Country, vineyards, beaches, galleries, markets, museums we have lots for you to do. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ridge Luxury Country Lodge

Address: 147 Greenhollows Road, Puhoi 0951, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Puhoi
Price Range: $527 - $794 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“All three rooms have exactly the same impressive mountain views. We stayed in the Wenderholm Suite, the furtherest away from the house.”
 of 5 bubbles NomadinSydney, 10 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Only has 3 rooms and all have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles 69nigeld, 26 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Three rooms all the same size and views”
 of 5 bubbles markj791, 21 Feb 2014 | Read review
“There are only three and all are great.”
 of 5 bubbles carrolb2014, 17 Feb 2014 | Read review
“The three rooms are away form the rest of the house and you also use the downstairs lounge with TV and open fire. No TV in rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles hmdanes, 11 Jul 2011 | Read review
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