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It was lovely to be able to relax for a few days in these peaceful surroundings with my wife. One can feel that is living in the wilderness of NZ without annoying phones and away from work. The sound of the river, the birds, the...More
Response from Thames-Coaster, Owner at Te Mata LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago
Thanks for your great review. You're absolutely right, we regularly have to "pinch" ourselves to make sure our living here is real! To be within two hours drive of three major cities, and yet feel we're living in another world is extraordinary. We feel very...More
It was lovely to be able to relax for a few days in these peaceful surroundings. It is lovely to sit on the veranda of our chalet surrounded by lovely hillsides, with just the sound of birdsong. The highlight was watching the fantails hunting for...More
Thank Brenda P
Response from Thames-Coaster, Owner at Te Mata LodgeResponded 24 January 2018
Thanks so much for your lovely review! We're so pleased you loved your stay with us and absolutely delighted that you had some 1st-time experiences on our property... Happy hunting more of those as you travel through NZ. Blessings.
Thanks Murray, Jovanna and crew for having us for our week long stay. The property is fantastic and you were all friendly and helpful to make our father & son holiday memorable. Murray's local; knowledge was a great help for things to do and routes...More
Response from Thames-Coaster, Owner at Te Mata LodgeResponded 23 January 2018
Thanks for your generous review. Our pleasure to host you! Awesome to see a father and son spending valuable time together, enjoying each others company, and making long-lasting memories. Look forward to hosting you again next time you visit NZ. Blessings.
We stayed with two families in the lovely chalets looking over paradise. Beautiful view, surrounded by birds and chickens :-) feeling like we were alone on the planet. We've had a swim in the beautiful kreek, which was great. And don't forget the really kind...More
Response from Thames-Coaster, Owner at Te Mata LodgeResponded 20 January 2018
Thanks so much for your wonderful review. Our little spot of paradise is definitely unique and we're delighted that your two families allowed time for our property to draw you in and give you the memorable experience you had. We love it here too and...More
My wife and I received a very friendly reception when we arrived. We stayed in a one bedroom cottage. The cottage was very much a New Zealand bach style - everything supplied and well thought out and most things a bit older. I think the...More
Thank Peter S
Response from Thames-Coaster, Owner at Te Mata LodgeResponded 19 January 2018
Thanks for your thoughtful and well considered review. We will certainly be looking into how we advertise with hotels.com as we would much prefer to understate rather than overstate our facilities and have each of our accommodation types correctly represented. We're thrilled you enjoyed your...More