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The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs

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08/05/2017 09/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 1,224*
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Los Angeles
Reviewed 7 January 2016

The resort is incredible. The rooms even better. Staff fantastic. It is almost like being in your private resort, with beautiful grounds. Food was also great. When it came to golf the experience is outstanding. It is the Pebble Beach of New Zealand. They filmed here a wonderful world of golf episode with Fred Couples. We visited this resort a...

Thank Jose S
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

This review is a tricky one to write. On the one hand, the property is possibly the very finest on the planet. Additionally, the staff is very kind and well meaning. When you combine preternatural beauty, with nice service, and a plethora of activities, the product should be five star. However .... Kauri Cliffs misses the mark. A resort with...

2Thank Mitchell K
GarthGM, General Manager at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, responded to this review

Dear Kaye Family, Thank you for making time to give us your feedback on your recent stay at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs. We are delighted to hear that you were wowed by the setting, the many activities on offer, and the spectacular natural beauty of the property. It sounds like you were let down in a couple of areas,...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 December 2015

My husband brought me here for a second honeymoon and he could not have chosen a better place. We were greeted at the door by our hosted, wine pressed into our hands as our car and luggage was whisked away. The lodge was gorgeous, expansive and restful, well appointed and immaculately kept. we walked through to the balcony, to breathtaking...

Thank sharonthekiwi
South Florida
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Our first real stop in NZ after decompressing in Aukland for one night. Met at the Kerikeri Airport and driven the 30 minutes to the Resort. The main lodge is perched on a hill with amazing views of the golf course and Pacific Ocean. The rooms are in separate cottages down one of several paths. Large, well appointed, comfortable beds,...

Thank lauderdaletraveler
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The setting, the views, the cottages, the staff, the food...I can't work out which is the most memorable about The Lodge. I would recommend it to anyone travelling to the area, young or old, golf lover or not you will love The Lodge. My only regret was not staying for longer.

Thank Zoe B
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 19 October 2015

What an amazing stay. The service we experienced exceeded our expectations on all levels. The cottages are gorgeous and the main lodge is so beautiful and maintained to such a high standard. The golf facilities are world class and the course in excellent condition and is as challenging as you would like to make it. The manager John was delightful...

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

This hotel is simply breathtaking! Located on 6,500 acres of land - with three beaches, a working farm, and a 500 acre golf course, there is so much to do without even having to leave the property. The suite itself is big and very comfortable. I think the bed is the most comfortable I slept in during our one month...

Thank Alfa_f86
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I've stayed in a lot of nice places around the world, including other sister Relais Chateaux and luxury lodges. However, and maybe it was the fact that I visited Kauri in quiet season, but this place is truly impressive. The attention to detail, staff attentiveness, quality of food, and the most delightful sommelier you will ever come to meet. All...

Thank GolfNZ
New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I visited this place with my 2 gal pals and loved it. What I always do is stay in more than one luxury hotel to get the best experience, in a single visit to a a place. Sounds crazy to some. But it is actually fun! If you are travelling with your friends or are on an adventure trip but...

4Thank RynaHarper
New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 June 2015

This place is spectacular, probably one of the best properties I stayed at in NZ. It's best quality is how uniquely set it is amongst the landscape. You have the Bay of Islands on one side, a farm behind you with sheep and cows, forests around you with a huge Kauri tree you can see, a waterfall within hiking distance,...

1Thank briansachson

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Golf Course
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the far north of New Zealand lies an unspoiled peninsula. High cliffs and a few ranches on this welcoming island which won the hearts of Julian and Josie Robertson. After designing a magnificent 18-hole golf course, the couple created a splendid colonial residence with outlying cottages. Space is the real luxury, the suite an apartment, the bathroom a spa. The epitome of refinement in a distant corner of the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs

Address: Matauri Bay Rd, Matauri Bay, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Matauri Bay
Price Range: $1,534 - $3,186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs 5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Kauri Cliffs Hotel Matauri Bay
Kauri Cliffs Hotel Kerikeri
Kauri Cliffs Kerikeri
The Lodge At Kauri Cliffs New Zealand/Matauri Bay, Northland
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