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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 25 November 2011

Set in a private and tranquil location with stunning views Matauwhi Bay Manor offers a superb break in luxury. Whilst the setting is fantastic it is the excellent hosts that make this place stand well above the rest. Working in the travel industry and having travelled to over 80 countries, the time we had at Matauwhi Bay Manor is one... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 23 November 2011

From the moment I arrived I felt this was going to be a special break. The surroundings are stunning...beautiful gardens, native bush and lawn stretching down the headland to the water, with the historic Waitangi site visible across the bay, acting as foreground for the amazing sunsets in this part of the world. I stayed in the tranquil and pretty... More 

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North Shore City, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 November 2011

Not sure where to begin, to many things spring to mind. The photographs speak for themselves, so I think I would like to talk about our hosts. Without exception, Bruce and Dianna Munro would be the nicest couple I have ever met. We went out fishing with Bruce on his boat and had a great day and more importantly caught... More 

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 17 November 2011

We were blown away by the class of this unique and stunning property and it's incredible hospitality. This is New Zealand at it's finest. Total luxury but with plenty of natural and relaxed vibes. Awesome setting, awesome service, awesome views, superb fishing....need I go on...just go there and experience for yourselves. Totally recommended!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 8 September 2011

Matauwhi Bay Manor is gorgeous! Set on its own headland with beautiful grounds and breathtaking views from every room, it is the epitome of gracious, luxurious living. The lodge is elegant yet relaxed and very comfortable. The food is great, concentrating on fresh locally sourced produce (they will even take you out on the launch to catch your own fresh... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 August 2011

This has to be one of the most beautiful settings in the world. The house is very luxurious and comfortable, and the hospitality afforded by the hosts is second to none. It is private and secluded and the perfect place for a get-away-from-it-all weekend.

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on 12 acres of private New Zealand headland, Matauwhi Bay Manor offers guests world-class luxury accommodation with spectacular 180 degree views to the beautiful Bay of Islands. Features at the Manor include a sauna, a bar with snooker table, four fireplaces, outdoor entertaining area overlooking the bay, a large lounge and reading room, a TV room, state-of-the-art kitchen and dining room to seat 10 guests. Each luxurious suite, offers its own unique view of the bay, en-suite bathroom with separate shower and spa bath, king size bed with Egyptian cotton sheets and three suites with private fireplaces. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Matauwhi Bay Manor

Address: 6169 Russell-Whakapara Road, Russell 0242, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Number of rooms: 4
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“we stayed in the fantail suite, it has an excellent view across to Waitangi, superb bathroom, and a very comfortable bed. We saw all the other rooms they were all excellently appointedbut with slightly different views..”
 of 5 bubbles gefhaz, 5 Feb 2013 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles 88VictoriaS88, 1 Feb 2013 | Read review
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