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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Have stayed at Solscape many times now, first time was in a tipi and then the rest of the time in a railway carriage. My love the experience, meeting people from around the world and whole approach Solscape takes to the environment. Aiming for the Ivy cottage for our next stay. Hopefully they will have the pizza oven rebuilt at...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Stayed in the Tipi area, a bit far from actual camp, about a 7 minute walk from the car park which was a little inconvenient having all our luggage on us. With that said, the main area where reception is, is on a beautiful plot of land overlooking the coast! Great concept for this place, and very well executed! The...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights in a campervan and loved every minute of it. We wanted to be near a beautiful beach, which we were (a 15min walk through a gorgeous bush walk down to Manu Bay) and we wanted a restful, peaceful place, which this was. The facilities (showers/toikets) are basic but totally fine! The view from the...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Found this place to be a little too pretentious and overpriced for having shared bunk rooms and showers. They are outside of raglan and don't provide transportation which was a pain. Delicious breakfast, but avoid the wood fired pizza - it was barely cooked and when we asked for it to be cooked longer they just added more cheese. Most...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 January 2016

This was my would-be-hippy girlfriend’s idea, but it was a good one. We stayed in a ‘belle’ tent, in the tepee forest. The tepee forest is a lovely clearing in the bush, with an open-sided kitchen area, pizza oven and gas hob, running water (from a stream, I think), but no electricity. We were two adults and two kids, and...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

I just love this place, stayed in a caboose, and ate at the cafe for all except one meal. The Vegan Curry on Wednesday was amazing as was the breakfast menu. Staff were so friendly and the vibe was peaceful and relaxing. These people are ahead of their time in understanding travelling with low environmental impact. The views are to...

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2Thank Peter E
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 4 nights of which 3 nights ours and other powered sites were blocked by parked cars which meant you couldn't get in and even worse couldn't get out in the morning as people would just park in front of your camper blocking you in. Very annoying when you want to go for an early morning surf. The...

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Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Campground is nothing like the website describes. The campervan site looks lime a small crowded car park. Our 2 pre paid spots was occupied by someone else. We ended up moving to an unpowered site. No laundry facilities no waste water emptying site. Not very happy.

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Reviewed 9 December 2015

My boyfriend and I booked one night in the Overlander and it was disappointing. The interior was run down and we found 2 cockroaches on the wall. The photos and description online were not accurate. It was very loud since it was in the middle of the campground and other lodging. The Internet is only in the common area, and...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Solcape's location is really quite amazing, up on the hills overlooking the coastline. Amazing views will await you here (go for a coffee/smoothie at the cafe!). The staff is welcoming and very friendly, creating a great atmosphere. Accommodation is available in different shapes and sizes; from caboose to tipi to mud huts. Some of these do look like an update...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Diverse eco accommodations from beautifully simplistic to luxurious with options to suit all budgets - each lightening our ecological footprint. Our self-contained options offer a comfortable stay with private facilities for couples, families or small groups. For those happy to share facilities take your pick from recycled railway cabooses and earth domes or experience glamping in our Tipi Forest Retreat set in native bush. The Te Ao Whanga Eco Camp provides a limited number of tent and van sites with solar heated showers and an indoor-outdoor kitchen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Solscape

Address: 611 Wainui Road, Raglan 3297, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Raglan
Price Range: $54 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 32
Also Known As:
Solscape Hotel Raglan
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“Go somewhere else, unless you want a cold ex-railway wagon or bunk house”
 of 5 bubbles Viragored, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Free wifi and other amenities at main area, 5 minutes walk away. Closed over winter.”
 of 5 bubbles RobinEsme, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Go to the tepee forest.”
 of 5 bubbles Simon_B651, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Look elsewhere unless you want to camp. Choose the cheapest option. Paying more doesn't get you much.”
 of 5 bubbles pilotkm, 8 Dec 2015 | Read review
“The family motel was a great chill out place for friends or family.”
 of 5 bubbles 138wendyw, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
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