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Knebworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is better than a first class hotel. You get personal service from Jodie and Kim, as well as a huge room with sitting area, the most comfortable bed, balcony, and free drinks and nibbles. We had free access to the whole lodge, even when the staff were not there. All set in a beautiful garden with views across the...

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Oakham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a wonderful 3 night stay in this idyllic B&B. The breakfasts are to die for! Great location for exploring nearby both on foot and by car. Staff were so friendly and welcoming - nothing was too much trouble. Dinner reservations were quickly arranged and lots of tips given for how to spend our time. It was always great...

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Westlake Village, California, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not a B & B person, but this place was amazing. Location , service and style make it a 5 star, not 4. If you can afford this place you won't be disappointed. We basically had 1200 sq ft of luxurious space to ourselves and the breakfast was over the top. I didn't think it was possible to get...

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Oxfordshire
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Very comfortable lodge, in a lovely location .Delightful room, with balcony terrace. Jodie and Kim were so helpful, booking restaurants and giving advice what to do. Superb breakfast, all you could wish for.

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

What a short, sweet, and lovely review! We appreciate you taking the time, and sincerely thank you for your kind words. Kym

Paradise Valley, Arizona
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a delightful place to stay in the Cook's Beach/Whitianga area. It is convenient to the beach itself, Shakespeare Cliff (a must do walk and photo opportunity), the restaurants of Whitianga (by short ferry ride), Hahei, Hot Water Beach, and Cathedral Cove. We were greeted with a bottle of wine and cheese, and lots of helpful advice. Kym set...

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

We love it when guests take our advise on the sunrise hike to Cathedral Cove. A great way to miss the crowds and the traffic, and what a way to start the day! In response to your minor negatives - We have a softer pillow options in each of the wardrobes. Its unfortunate you didn't mention this while you were...

Concord, New Hampshire
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed in the extraordinary Estuary suite for 4 nights in January. It was dreamy peaceful, and we especially loved the sleeping loft and the private breakfast terrace. We know that other guests came and went during our visit but honestly we never saw anyone other than the amazing Kym and Jodi. Both ladies provided the absolutely...

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Gary, you're just the kind of guests we'd love to just move in and share the Lodge with! Thank you for such enjoyable company, the wonderful informative conversations, advise, and relaxed and friendly attitudes. And, especially your love of the property. This is, without a doubt one of the loveliest reviews we've received. We're looking forward to welcoming you back...

Boston, MA
Reviewed 7 February 2017

And what a location! This amazing place is steps to Cook's Beach and many walking paths along the Shakespeare Cliffs and Preserve. The gracious and spacious home is elegantly yet comfortably designed and is wide open to the beautiful breezes. Manager Kim makes sure you have everything you need and cooks a heck of a great breakfast. Assistant Jodi is...

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

We're so thrilled you felt at home, this is always our intention! What a lovely review, and thank you so much for taking the time to write this. We loved having you join us for a few days, and hope you'll revisit in the future.

Arundel, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Arrived to a warm welcome from the host and offered tea with a snack. Lovely B & B in a great location and area. Room had everything you need and was clean. Breakfast was really good and help with evening meals etc including booking much appreciated. Wifi did not work, although it did connect, but overcome by the host allowing...

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write this review. All our rooms have additional pillows in the wardrobe for those who prefer feather, or a softer option. Its unfortunate you didn't mention this during your stay. Occasionally in rural areas, we do have internet trouble. This is out of our control, and in this instance, has since been rectified....

Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This is a perfect place to stay to explore some of the top beaches in Coromandel (Cathedral Cove, Hiaheh, Hot Sand). Having a rental car was helpful for the his location. The hosts, Kym and Jodi, were tremendously helpful. They anticipated our need for dinner reservations and had them without our thinking about it. A very nice hiking trail leads...

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking the time to write a lovely review. There are certainly benefits of the Atrium Suite, thank you for acknowledging this. We are so fortunate to have such lovely hikes straight from the property. The early morning Cathedral Cove hike is a must do! Kym

Stockholm County, Sweden
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful, familiar place to stay at in a wonderful and beautiful part of New Zealand!! Very good service, nice rooms and a great breakfast!! Also very private and close to a LOT of things to do!! I really can recommend this terrific B&B ! It can be some problems to find the way into the house, but that is not...

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

We're delighted you loved your stay at 970 Lonely Bay. Our street sign is rather discreet. Once you arrive, you see how we prefer to be a little hidden. We truly appreciate you taking the time to write this lovely review. Fortunately we do have great local activities and hikes, so guests can do as much or as little as...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
970 Lonely Bay Lodge is a luxury boutique accommodation in Cooks Beach, Whitianga, New Zealand. Accommodation includes three one bedroom suites and a premier two bedroom (honeymoon) suite, all with en-suite, extensive mini-bar, spacious terrace and bush or water views of Purangi Estuary and Cooks Beach. Lodge accommodation facilities include a library, TV/AV 'snug' with Bang & Olufsen plasma television / sound system, separate guest indoor and outdoor bathrooms, solarium and deck, and multiple fireplaces. The boutique lodge offers a perfect venue for corporate events, weddings, honeymoons and romantic getaways ... more   less 

Additional Information about 970 Lonely Bay

Address: 970 Purangi Road | RD1, Cooks Beach, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range: $610 - $4,966 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 970 Lonely Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The rooms on the top floor were gorgeous, the atrium suite lacked privacy”
cm28, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“All were nice but first floor were nicest, velux blinds needed but should be fitted by now.”
jans898, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Choose your room carefully. Once you do that, the place is very good.”
luftmdlg, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“2nd floor rooms have a better view of the ocean, 1st floor rooms have a great garden view with a glimpse of the ocean.”
Mebs1954, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely. You have the run of the whole place so rooms don't matter”
nanditah, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
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