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Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The long driveway from the main road with it's beautiful greenery and gardens emanated peace and tranquillity. The large grand front door was most inviting and drew me into a stunning long hallway with a beautiful water feature which furthered the theme of peace and tranquillity. The décor, the large tropical gardens with a swimming pool and a luxurious bed...

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia Ora kathyfiliata, Thank you for your wonderful review and very kind words. We do pride ourselves in providing our guest the best of the best and nothing is too much trouble for us to do to ensure your relaxed holiday from your holiday. Arohanui from Lionel and Rob

Moergestel, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed in The cottage which is seperate from the house. Good privacy. Nice pool. Great service. Lionel And rob give Great service. Everything is clean And If you have a problem they Will help you in any way they can.

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia Ora tagr78 Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate it very much. Hope to see you back one day. warmest regards,

Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Very peaceful. The bed and the room was luxurious - best sleep ever. The gardens are simply beautiful! There a several quiet places within the extensive gardens that you can tuck yourself into and 'hide-away'. Thank you to Rob and Lionel for being such wonderful hosts.

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia Ora Ana B Thank you for taking the time to write a great reveiw for us. We do realy on these reviews and all our guest who book with us all check these out. It was fantastic to catch up with you and your sister. Hope you have settled in back home and looking after all those children. Will...

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Hi Lionel, I am still missing the yummy breakfast you kindly served along with your homemade muesli and freshly squeezed orange juice. You have nailed the exclusive boutique accommodation experience! I knew from the moment that I perched on the luxurious bed complete with high quality linen that I was in trouble. You see how would I be able to...

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia Ora SVarrow, Thank you for your wonderful review. We absolutely look forward to your return were all my guest and you can just rest and relax and not do anything. I enjoyed our conversations and hope you keep trying new and wonderful places to stay. I hope one day you will get to Vietnam? All the best to you...

Kenilworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We stayed here in Dec 2016 in the cottage. What an amazing place, the house and garden are fabulous so tropical and peaceful. Just sitting in the garden watching and listening to the birds was very relaxing. Lionel and Rob made us very welcome. Breakfasts were lovely carefully prepared by Lionel. There is a supermarket and restaurant within about 20...

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia Ora Ceegolfer, Thank you for your review, we really appreicated it. We hope the golfing is going well and wish you all the best for the 2017. Thank you again. Cheers

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Moon Gate Villa is amazing. You drive down the driveway and it opens up to a stunning garden area. The main house is beautiful with a fish pond that runs along side of the foyer. Our hosts Lionel and Rob were wonderful. We stayed in the cottage for one night (wish it had been for two) and there was a...

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia Ora menjm, Thank you for your kind review and recommendations to your friends. Next time you might stay in one of the Villa rooms on your next visit back to the Bay of Islands. All the best. Cheers

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Moongate villa is probably one of the best B&B in New Zealand. From the moment you arrive you feel more than welcome. This time we stayed in the cottage, which was very nice and cosy. Lionel and Robert have an excellent feeling of being there and giving you privacy. The superb gourmet breakfast is amazing, however you can also get...

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia Ora Marco_4111 Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. You are one of the special guests who got to stay in both our Villa suite and the cottage. Thank you again for choosing to stay with us and we do hope you will visit again. Cheers

Austrian Alps, Austria
Reviewed 12 December 2016

we had really wonderful days at Moon Gate Villa, the garden is wonderful and the owner very friendly and makes great breakfast. we can recommend Moongate Villa and his owner. We stay in the cottage and visit Kerikeri and the wonderful surrounding including a trip to Cap Reinga.

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia Ora 705bridget thank you for taking the time to write us a review. It is very much appreciated. All the best for 2017. Cheers

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Great place to stay - amazing breakfasts especially Lionel's pancakes. Have to get the name of your supplier of the wonderful croissants!! - Superb!! The attention to detail wonderful. Very warm and welcoming hosts with a wealth of local knowledge about day trips etc. we would stay again in a heartbeat and have recommended this to all our friends and...

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia Ora Mary and Philip, Thank you for your wonderful review and we do hope to see you back this way again soon. Thank you for recomending us to your family and friends. All the best in 2017. Cheers

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We were blown away by the tranquil setting of tropical gardens, amazing architectural design of the house (with an interesting history and previous owner), a grandiose entrance and water feature),well appointed private room with separate entry to the heated swimming pool. Our hosts were very welcoming and happy to answer any questions on where to go. A perfectly exquisite cooked...

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia Ora catherine t Thank you for taking the time to write us a reveiw. We appreciate it very much and hope your travels bring you back to the Bay of Islands again. All the best. Cheers

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inspired by the shape of Cupid’s bow, Moon Gate Villa was originally designed for a romance novelist. Its timeless and elegant design offers sumptuous accommodation surrounded by 1.5 acres of gardens, waterfalls and reflective pools. Private suites feature luxury linens, in-house movies, exclusive guest lounge and access to the heated pool.Free hi-speed Internet and a full breakfast is included in all our rates. Evening dining by arrangement. A hidden treasure, 2 minutes from Kerikeri village in the heart of the Bay of Islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moon Gate Villa

Address: 462 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: $198 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Moon Gate Villa 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“If you want to be alone (with breakfast provisions) the cottage gives you complete privacy.”
683margareto, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Any room is beautiful.”
handyandy1, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We loved the cottage but the other rooms looked great as well.”
MarylandPat, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Our room faced garden - private and beautiful”
pandmsutton, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Premium Suite which was absolutely luxurious”
jeffreyconnor, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
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