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Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary

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1190 Ohauiti Road Rd 3, Tauranga 3173 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Tennis Court
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just half an hour from Tauranga centre it makes for an excellent weekend away, or alternatively if your driving through NZ it would make for a wonderful relaxing stopover. The proprietors are friendly and extremely knowledgeable and you will get a great guided tour through...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A chance encounter and a great find, Mt Tutu ecolodge was the ideal way of finishing a toy of East Cape. A night of relaxation and magic before re-entering city life. Tim and Debbie are thoughtful and considerate hosts and have more to share than...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Mount Tutu is a place of relaxation and peace, with cozy rooms and a warm welcoming from Tim and Debbie. When we got there, we were welcomed with nice coffees and delicious Anzac cookies. The rooms are comfortable and cozy, so you can rest and...More

Thank Rand_allemand
Response from MountTutuEcoTauranga, Owner at Mount Tutu Eco-SanctuaryResponded 12 May 2018

Thank you for your review. It was a delight to share our sanctuary with you - a lovely couple that love nature. We get many return visits and referrals, which is always a joy! We especially look forward to seeing you Randy and Diana again.

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

It's hard to write this review because the couple who owns Mt Tutu is very kind. I suspect others who may have felt the same as me refrained from a review for this reason, which perhaps explains the 4+ stars.... But I am writing the...More

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Response from MountTutuEcoTauranga, Owner at Mount Tutu Eco-SanctuaryResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for your review. We wish you had told us that you were after a hotel room and not a B&B Eco-lodge in a forest - we would have given you your deposit back. It is not deceptive marketing, because no where do we...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

From the moment you turn off the small winding road into the driveway, you know this is going to be special. We were greeted on arrival with freshly baked cake, and settled into our cosy cabin. The owners are both lovely, and offer a morning...More

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Stay in an enchanting "Bush Whare" with en-suite at an Eco-Lodge and Nature Retreat. Guests receive hearty breakfasts, evening Glow-Worm tour, Rainforest tour (included in tariff), and feed Mount Tutu sheep. Enjoy More woodland/water gardens, Rainforest Bird Sanctuary, and awaken to bird song. Protected (QEII National Trust) paradise, with trees over 500 years old. Free Wi-Fi for email in Guest Lounge and some rooms. MICROWAVE & FRIDGE in Guest Lounge close to rooms, BBQ available. SPECIAL NZ$69.00 DISCOUNT WHEN STAYING SECOND NIGHT, PLEASE ENQUIRE. NO PHOTOS HAVE BEEN PHOTO-SHOPPED AND ARE A TRUE REPRESENTATION. We offer a rustic and authentic experience with the charm and hospitality of yesteryear. Accommodation is built using recycled materials (1970's retro decor) providing cosy and comfortable Whare (cabins) with ensuite and Family Room with separate private bathroom. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Tennis Court
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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USD 113 - USD 137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 113 - USD 137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Traveller (59)
Room & Suite (7)
Dining (1)
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"Pukeko faces out toward the field"
17 Jan. 2017
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"Even if you're staying for just one night, you might still be able to join in the morning rainforest..."
28 Dec. 2015
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"Get pictures of all the rooms from Tim or Debbie before booking the room you want."
4 Feb. 2015
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"We stayed in the whare furthest from the lounge, which came with the added bonus of a nocturnal possum..."
18 Feb. 2014
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