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Wigginton
Reviewed 16 April 2016

When we arrived I was feeling dreadful but Kym was so sweet and we were given a lovely room with a huge balcony and a comfy bed that I immediately had a sleep and soon felt better. Although it rained most of the time we were there we had a most enjoyable stay and Kym and Jodie were great hosts...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review 970. Luckily we have wonderful restaurants within walking distance. Unfortunately we can't do much about the weather, which can be quite unpredictable in the Coromandel. Its lovely having the fires roaring lately as its cooling down. We're thrilled you enjoyed your stay and the yummy breakfasts. Kym

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as a treat for one night only and it was well worth the slightly high price tag. A stunning property, stylishly designed, but with lots of lovely little touches...the free not-so-mini bar being a particular highlight of ours. We were delighted to be upgraded to the large room which had a balcony running the full length of...

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

Tina. Thank you so much for taking the time to review 970. We try to upgrade our guests where possible, so we're happy the Estuary Suite was available during your short visit. As you know, I highly recommend the early morning hike to Cathedral Cove. Its the best time of the day. Next visit you'll have to stay a little...

Hampshire. U.K.
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

We can't fault this beautiful lodge. Kim and Jodie were excellent hostesses. The bedrooms are spacious and luxurious and the reception rooms are tastefully decorated and very comfortable. 970 is in a great location for exploring the local area.

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

And what an exceptional review! :-) We truly appreciate you taking the time to write such lovely words. 970 is a wonderful place to relax and explore, the walk over to Lonely Bay is a 'must do'. Our decor helps create a calming, relaxing, spacious, and yet homely environment. We receive many positive comments from our guests who just don't...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Wife and I stayed here for a couple of nights and our only wish was that it had been for longer . Stunning lodge , beautiful rooms and location made even better by the friendly help of Kim and Jody . Loved the place , the area and the superb breakfast .

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

What a pleasure to host such fun guests! Thank you for the humour and enjoyable company. We love it when the guests are relaxed and have such great holiday stories! We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Kym

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We arrived early in the evening to this small Lodge. Upon are arrival we were greeted by the very pleasant owner of the lodge. We receive a room on the bottom floor. The room was modern and well equipped bit lacked privacy. We had to close the front side shutters because the room was facing a public area. Our friends...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. The Atrium Suite can be a preferred option for guests as it does open onto the Lounge and atrium area, and is our only room on the ground floor. For more privacy, the upper level is a better option. Your friends had booked our exclusive suite which comes with a...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 21 February 2016

My husband and I are from Canada and we spent two nights at this very restful lodge/B&B last month. Kym, the hostess was absolutely charming, welcoming and warm. Our room, which was on the ground floor, was airy, clean and had all possible amenities - coffee, tea, wine, soft drinks, cookies, hairdryer etc... Right outside our room's French doors was...

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

It was our pleasure! Thank you for your mention of our wonderful chef Jo. Her scrumptious cuisine is generally locally sourced, fresh and delicious! The interaction at dinner time with the guests is all part of the 970 experience. Go Vino is also such a local treat we are most fortunate to have within just a 15 minute walk. The...

Overton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Beautiful property. Nothing is too much trouble. Spent a day just pottering round the area and on cooks beach. Watched the sunset from the terrace with a bottle of wine. You need spend at least 2 nights to enjoy the facilities and totally relax. Would love to come back

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

So wonderful to have guests, such as yourselves totally relax over a glass of wine and absorb the ambience. It was such a pleasure to host you both. I truly will be in touch if I'm in your neighbourhood. Many thanks for such lovely comments. Kym

New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We have never left reviews before have just returned from a two week holiday in NZ and were so impressed that we felt compelled to share reviews of our favorite spots. We had a wonderful time at 970 Lonely Bay. Our room (and the entire house) was stunning, with a big balcony, high ceilings and a fresh sea breeze. Our...

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It really makes my day to get such positive feedback. This truly is a wonderful place to relax (and honeymoon) we're so thrilled 970 Lonely Bay was on your itinerary. All the very best for the future. Kym

Scarborough, New York
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Our US travel agent working with local partners had us stay in three separate small lodges all of which were five star quality. 970 Lonely Bay was our third and is a lovely building and the rooms are large with a full range of amenities including complementary wine, beverages and snacks. The manager and staff were very friendly and helpful...

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

Thank you for taking the time to review 970 Lonely Bay, this is always appreciated. I suggest during the busier months guests take the hike Cathedral Cove early before the crowds. It's the best time of the day! Sorry to hear your experience at Go Vino was a disappointment. This is a restaurant I recommend to all my guests. I...

Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

The property just soooo gorgeous.Beautifully and tastefully decorated,plus a incredible graden which just 5 mins walk to the beach.We also had a wonderful breakfast,the amazing host Kim just made everything delicate.Definitely a memorable experience ,I wish we could stayed longer!

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

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Adam - our gardener must take credit for our beautiful gardens, and scrumptious fruit trees. Jane has created a relaxing and tasteful interior to ensure our guests feel at home. I'm thrilled you enjoyed your breakfast. Our locally sourced spreads and produce add to the experience. We look forward to your next...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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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: $623 - $5,096 (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”
 of 5 bubbles cm28, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“All were nice but first floor were nicest, velux blinds needed but should be fitted by now.”
 of 5 bubbles jans898, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Choose your room carefully. Once you do that, the place is very good.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles Mebs1954, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely. You have the run of the whole place so rooms don't matter”
 of 5 bubbles nanditah, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
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