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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

If this is what new Zealand has ot offer I'm not going back to oz. Its all the little things here, the first impression being welcome with your name on a Blackboard the local toiletries the rooms are fantastic and really clean and of course the friendly people who run this place. Breakfast was to die for and the local...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Moon Gate Villa is set in beautiful landscaped sub tropical gardens. You feel so relaxed away from the hustle and bustle of city life from the time you arrive at the impressive entrance to walking out from your room into the beautifully maintained gardens. We were in the Premium suite which was very comfortable and clean with a walk in...

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Waipu, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Luxurious Cottage set in a tropical garden--so so private-- Lionel's made to order Breakfast delivered previous evening was a hit with us-- as for the bed " heaven on 4 legs ". -- modern entertainment system--thanks Rob & Lionel for a memorable stay -- we will be back

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Cambridge, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 May 2016

We were welcomed initially with a blackboard by the front door with our names on it. The foyer has a wonderful water feature which lights up when dark. The hosts Rob and Lionel are lovely and nothing is too much trouble. We stayed in the cottage which is very cosy and well equipped. The continental breakfast basket is a bonus....

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

Kia ora ceegee377 Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your cottage stay! Our garden lighting is a work in progress and we're glad to hear you spotted our night lighting in the atrium water feature. We're continuing to add subtle garden lighting, so more guests can enjoy the gardens...

Canterbury Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 May 2016

there is little more we can say that would to what our title says . moongate villa is truly superb in every way, from the cottage to the garden, to the hosts, to the breakfast you will just have to visit and see for yourselves.

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

Kia ora jackmorrisNewZealand Thank you for your short but sweet review. You are correct, your title say's it all. Thank you again and hope to see you in the near future. Cheers Lionel

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I told my friends we were staying in a shed in the garden - how wrong was I it was a luxury cottage. We were welcomed with a wee note on a blackboard sitting at the door then by Lionel what a host we felt like long lost friends nothing was too much trouble. We would love to return and...

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

Kia ora jeankelly63 Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. I'm so glad you think the cottage was luxurious and not a shed however, I like the idea of my guest having one expectation to only be wowed by the other. We hope to see you both again or your friends in the near future. Cheers...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We were warmly welcomed by our host Lionel and escorted through the garden to settle in our cottage. The cottage is clean and well appointed, privately situated with a verandah and surrounded by subtropical flowering plants. The dog and cat living on the property are friendly and respectful. We slept soundly on a divinely comfortable bed and did not mind...

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

Kia ora mrsb0k Thank you for taking the time to write us a wonderful review. We love to hear how our guest just kick back and relax especially on those raining days. We continue to update and add movies and now have Netflix for your enjoyment on your next visit to the Bay of Islands Kerikeri. All the best. Cheers...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 April 2016

From the time we arrived to the time we left we felt very welcome and spoilt. We had the use of the very comfortable cottage with a beautiful outlook over a spacious and well maintained garden. Our hosts were very welcoming and helpful. We had our breakfasts in the villa and great conversations with Rob and Lionel.

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

Kia ora Anita R Thank you for your wonderful review. We love to hear how our guest feel spoilt when they stay and we really enjoy our conversations over breakfast. All the best and hope to you both again in the future. Cheers

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Our 3 night stay was above our expectations. Rob and Lionel couldn't have been more helpful with advice about the local area and beyond on our trip onwards. We stayed in the cottage and our accommodation was exceptional. Breakfast was delicious, more than enough for 2. We would definitely stay here again.

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

Kia ora janbri1 Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We hope to see you both back again in the near future. Thank you for your feedback the plate and slotted spoon have been replaced. Cheers Lionel

Moorabbin, Australia
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Exceeded all our expectations. On entering the foyer and seeing the wonderful water feature and plants, we knew this was going to be special. The bed was so comfortable it felt like we were sleeping on a cloud. Our luxurious room (Premium King) opened to our own private outdoor area and the gardens were an absolute delight to walk around...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Smoking rooms available
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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 - $274 (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.”
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“Our room faced garden - private and beautiful”
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“We stayed in the Premium Suite which was absolutely luxurious”
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