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Kapiti
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a great pity that Pacific Bar aka Carpe Diem continue to compromise the residents of the Gulf Harbour Lodge with loud music and too often over filling their customers with alcohol. It is little wonder that the Lodge as a business has been an abysmal failure and apartments are continuing to be sold off at a discount rate....

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Handy to bars and restaurants, yes, far too handy. If you are prepared to get your sleep after midnight this is the place for you. The on site bar and restaurant, Carpe Diem, doesn't just seize the day it seizes the night as well. Loud music and boisterous drinkers are right outside your bedroom window till after midnight. The rooms...

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Thank Baronclog
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large room, with 2 x double beds. Pleasant balcony, overlooking the marina. Useful kitcenette with microwave. No food on offer, but that does not matter, as there are excellent restaurants in the immediate vicinity. The location is excellent, and the Lodge deserves to be looked after and updated. One of the restaurants below had music and some loud people until...

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Thank cruise11
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location. Good surrounding businesses, bar/restaurant. Room getting tired bathroom door wouldn't close or lock needs some tender loving care to bring it back to its best. If you have an aversion to the smell of curry stay away from rooms 1-3

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Thank Andrew F
Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We stayed at the Gulf Harbour Lodge for a couple of nights in a Water View Suite. It is advertised as a four star property which it definitely is not. The place must be nearly 20 years old and it looks as if it has never been refurbished, carpet very worn out. The first thing I noticed was the wallpaper...

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Thank tuataraTaupo_NZ
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This lodge is situated in an excellent location, backing on to bars, restaurants and a cute lake with a Rotunda perfect for wedding photos. Guests who stay here are good business for the local cafes, but it's not a place I would recommend to friends in it's current state. On their website, they refer to themselves as "luxury accommodation". I...

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1Thank JJLuvsHotels
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Room was large and at one time would have been very nice, but all the furnishings (especially the carpet) were well worn and in need of replacement. We booked online and the view was as per the picture, but the room was not. On the first day instead of a dish cloth in the kitchen there was a white flannel...

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Thank Hills032
Doncaster, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The room had a terrific view, the room itself was average, nothing out of the ordinary. No air conditioning and only enough coffee for 2 cups. The bed is the reason your there, this is what let this place down badly. It was the softest bed i have ever stayed in and the pillows were wafer thin, worst night sleep....

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Thank Tim M
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Extremely unclean, asked for a cleaner room, instead they sent a cleaner up - had to wait 1/2 hour for her to finish. Under beds not vacuumed, just really unclean and run down. $160 was over priced. Blood stains on matteres. Couldn't sleep there. Really unfortunate and let down.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Tired old basic and very expensive for what you get. No one at check in when we arrived Avoid .the room was large but that was the only good thing about it. Aircon/heater yellow ,old and needs replacing. Generally run down and not conducive to a pleasant stY

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  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Gulf Harbour Lodge

Address: 164 Harbour Village Drive | Whangaparaoa, Whangaparaoa 0930, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Whangaparaoa
Price Range: $147 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gulf Harbour Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Find a room that faces out over marina and avoid the square at all costs.”
 of 5 bubbles marjohn2, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a lake view. At least it will be a pretty sight when you wake up.”
  • This is how the bed looked when we walked in. Not very sexy.
  • They obvioulsy won't be winning any interior design awards for this bed ensemble.
  • I pulled back the duvet to check the bed was clean. It was, but the pillows were SAD
  • It wouldn't take much effort to hang the curtains properly.
  • Small bit of maintenance needed outside
  • Lovely view!
  • Our room was on the end. It was nice and peacefull.
  • The balcony is large
 of 5 bubbles JJLuvsHotels, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the water have a nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles Hills032, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Don't bother”
 of 5 bubbles Slimmary, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Book a King Water View Room or an Executive Water View Suite. Much better than the Premium Rooms, and well worth the extra cost.”
 of 5 bubbles Horizon_The_Island, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
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