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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a great stay with Karen and Andy. The room was lovely and fully equipped. The highlight for us both was the great meal Andy cooked for us and could not recommend this enough. Would definitely stay here again - a great pit stop between the North and Auckland. Thanks Karen and Andy.

Thank domomedcalf
Reviewed 7 December 2016

So, a Brit and a kiwi decide to restore an old lodge house so they can live the good life and send their kids to a local school where they raise sheep. Take advantage of their madness and stay in what feels like the colonial life in a beautiful home with real brass finishings, fantastic garden walks, contented cows, and...

Thank Dianne T
Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016

My first visit was more than 3 years ago. It remains *the* place to stay when in Northland. Andy and Karen are great hosts - attentive, without being obtrusive - and they have maintained their very high standards - everything is spotless and beautifully and tastefully presented. There are more rooms now, but those in the old house remain our...

Thank Roy and Sarah C
Courtenay, Canada
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The Lupton Lodge is a great place to stay. The host was very friendly and eager to help with dinner suggestions and travel directions. The room was large and welcoming. There was a mini kitchen with a microwave, sink, fridge and dishwasher. The bathroom had a very nice shower. The grounds butt up to a farm, a pool table in...

Thank Smoltman
Blue Mountains National Park, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Just an overnight stay but a very good find in this area. Beautifully decorated, spacious and relaxed setting. Run impeccably with attention paid to all your needs. It is some way out of the city so own transport a must but well worth the drive if you like a peaceful, semi-rural setting. Oh and fresh milk for your fridge of...

Thank Magda011
Satellite Beach, FL, United States
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Beautiful location and grounds, gracious host, fabulous breakfast, spacious rooms, convenient location. One of our favorite lodges in the north island. The host really took an interest in our vacation plans and made many helpful suggestions.

Thank Don W
Genoa, Italy
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Everything perfectly decorated with attention to details, very clean room in a relaxing building surrounded by fruit trees. Filling and made at the minute breakfast, well executed dinner with attention to dietary requirements. The owners are nice and chatty without been intrusive. We really enjoyed our stay and we will definitely come back!

Thank Veronica S
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 October 2016

great room, spotlessly clean, everything you need , comfortable and contemporary in style. Breakfast was fab, fresh, healthy and delicious Andy gave us suggestions of places to visit and places to eat. They were great recommendations. I left my phone charger in the room and Andy was extremely helpful in posting it on to me

Thank suze882016
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Lupton lodge is a very quiet lodge in a beautiful setting, a gorgeously restored historical old villa with all modern amenities, located about 9 kms fron the city centre. I stayed here for a one night, tariff included a delicious breakfast.bed was very comfy and spotless, the room had all the facilities one needs and more, the study was spacious...

Thank BMNz
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Accessibility: The lodge is situated a little away from the city center and in the middle of beautiful lush greenery. It is a quiet location and is perfect if you are looking for a peaceful time away from all the rush. Rooms: The room that we stayed in was beautifully decorated and was very tasteful. Our room had a small...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Be inspired. Stunning boutique accommodation located only 10 minutes drive from the spectacular Tutukaka Coast and Whangarei city centre shops and restaurants. Stylish ensuite rooms, gourmet breakfast & free wireless internet. We offer a relaxed atmosphere and extensive facilities including: mature dry-stone walled gardens, pool, guest-only dining room for restaurant-style meals (dinner on request), lounge with pool table and DVD library. The rooms are in a category II listed historic villa and a modern converted barn. Each room is designed for privacy and comfort with contemporary uncomplicated decor, ensuite bathroom, comfortable queen or king beds, bathrobes, 32" flat-screen TV, DVD player, Freeview, heat-pump/air-con and tea/coffee. The rooms are intimate yet spacious. In keeping with a boutique hotel, the rooms are located in guest only buildings, separate from the owners accommodation. The villa rooms have rich wall colours, high ceilings, sash windows and polished Kauri floors. The villa has 3 double ensuite rooms including a suite (which can sleep up to 3 persons). The renovated barn includes a stunning ensuite room upstairs with apex ceilings. Downstairs is a large studio with kitchenette & bi-fold doors opening to a patio/BBQ area. These can be individual rooms or a 2-bedroom apartment with an interconnecting door. Enjoy the many local attractions or just sit back and unwind. 5 mins from Whangarei Falls, 1 hour to the Bay of Islands and 2 hours north of Auckland - ideal for exploring Northland and as your first or last stop in NZ. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lupton Lodge

Address: 555 Ngunguru Road | Glenbervie, Whangarei 0173, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Price Range: $151 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lupton Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“we enjoyed the front garden corner”
 of 5 bubbles 948diannet, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Red room remains our favourite.”
 of 5 bubbles RoySasC, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Purple room had a huge, modern and stylish bathroom, with a spacious walk in shower.”
 of 5 bubbles suze882016, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The red room is very spacious and has its own sitting room.”
  • Night time in the red room. Very comfortable bed!
  • Comfortable leather sofa in the red room.
  • Love the decor in red room! This door leads to the sitting room.
 of 5 bubbles Kiwichic1972, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Top room in the barn is airy, light and very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles NickRyley, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
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