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Reviewed 12 August 2015

The best place to start a holiday in New Zealand with a warm welcome and delicious home cooking of top restaurant quality. This beautiful home shared by its generous hosts has exquisitely decorated rooms full of unique treasures, the views are stunning and hot tubs to indulge in real relaxation. Dutch hospitality at its best in a beautiful location of...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Well where to start! There is the 360 degree view which is a stunning mix of beautiful valleys and ocean. The fantastic coastal walk where we saw a lone seal ( rare for the area apparently) The incredible building and amazing furniture. The 3 uniquely decorated rooms that all have something different to offer. The excellent food we had for...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I was at Manawa Retreat (and that is exactly what it is) for only one evening and a morning. I was accommodated in a large room with tasteful furnishings, a large "waterfall" shower and a spa bath outside. The bed was extra-large and comfortable with soft linen. I did not really want to leave my room. But the friendly hosts,...

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Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

I have been meaning to write this review for some time now but have been busy trying to adjust to reality after our holiday to New Zealand! We travelled all over New Zealand stopping in the most luxurious places. However, when we stayed at Manawa Ridge and was greeted by Will and Carla nothing else even came close or really...

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3Thank MattMarie4
North Yorkshire
Reviewed 15 June 2015

We were booked into this hotel by our agents after the hotel where we were due to stay double booked. However we were very happy with the change. Although in a different location to our previous booking the hosts were extremely welcoming, helpful and attentive. It is a small hotel (3 rooms) and we had it to ourselves for our...

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1Thank Alchrisuk
Reviewed 4 May 2015

We stayed at Manawa Ridge for the final stop on our honeymoon. From the time started our search for a special place to stay in NZ, Willem was so very accommodating and helpful. We felt very much at home before we even arrived. Manawa Ridge is an outstanding place - the location, the views, the rooms and lodge itself is...

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1Thank AMRM2011
Tamworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2015

We had the great pleasure of spending a number of nights in this special home. The welcome we received can only be described as being welcomed into a family members home. Willem came out with us for the day on a Harley and we laughed and just shared an amazing day. Carla produced restaurant quality food only matched by a...

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Reviewed 27 January 2015

We have stayed at Manawa Ridge 3 times now with Carla & Willem, it is just the best place in every way. We have stayed in all three suites and they all have there own special feel and space but all equally as nice. Carla & Willem are amazing hosts, the food is fabulous, their home that they share with...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2015

The hosts, the location, the view, the rooms, the whole property are truly exceptional. At the end of a 2 week trip in New Zealand we spent 3 nights here and it was a wonderful experience. Carla and Willem have put their heart & soul into this place and it shows. Had the best food in New Zealand here the...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 27 December 2014 via mobile

The 5 of us spent Christmas eve and Christmas day at Manawa Ridge. It was a fantastic experience! The couple owning the place was very friendly and always ready to help. We had dinner on both evenings there too. Delicious! Our children, who are 6, 10 and 13 absolutely loved the place. We also met two other couples on the...

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  • Breakfast included
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Address: 267 Ngatitangata Road, Waihi 3681, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Waihi
Hotel Class:3 star — Manawa Ridge 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All the rooms are different and individual, I am sure Carla and Willem will show you all options and let you change.”
 of 5 bubbles TDS1960, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Check out their website - three amazing options”
 of 5 bubbles energre, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All 3 rooms are unique!!!”
 of 5 bubbles BeatB93, 24 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles bes5, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“There are only a few rooms and all different in decor.”
 of 5 bubbles MartinC237, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
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