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Homewood Bay Lodge

Pelorus Sound, New Zealand
Homewood Bay Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

What a place to visit. The experience of boating 45 minutes to this Lodge with all the beautiful scenery was outstanding. Peaceful and a lot of history. Choices of activities a plenty including kayaking, fishing, hiking ( 1100acres of land ) through forests, boat trips, brilliant scenery or you can relax in the lodge and just enjoy the peace and... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We rate Homewood Bay Lodge as one of the best places in the world. Its where you can do as much or as little as you feel. We wanted a special weekend away and that's exactly what we got. All arrangements were taken care of to make our trip effortless. The attention to detail at Homewood is outstanding - its... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Homewood: this NZ vacation paradise, nestled on a mountainside overlooking a scenic expanse of Pelorus Sound (at the northern tip of the South Island) is a sensory delight: the interior of the house is a masterful construction of red and silver beech, western cedar, and Douglas fir; the furnishings are impeccable, the meals exquisite, the hospitality superb. This is not... More 

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

My wife and I spent 5 amazing days at Homewood Bay Lodge. As we set off that fifth day, watching the red roofed Homewood recede in the distance and waving to Dallas and Nori (the lovely owners), we started making plans for how we could get back. This was a perfect get away for two people who really needed a... More 

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

We returned to Homewood for a second visit last week, and our second trip lived up to our first! Again our every request was accommodated, and the host/hostess as pleasant as before. We hiked, collected scallops, and enjoyed the open bar. :) Again we renewed our souls, feeling like we truly got away from the chaos that can infringe on... More 

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NZ_travelSTAR, Guest Relations Manager at Homewood Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us again--we can't wait for you to return and try even more new activities! More 

Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

My husband and I stayed in December 2011 and were immediately in awe of the location. If you are looking for a stay in a serene part of the sounds, this is it. It is intimate, tucked away in the hills overlooking the sounds. You really feel like the only ones around. The hosts are some of the most gracious... More 

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NZ_travelSTAR, Guest Relations Manager at Homewood Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you ChefUzma! We appreciate the kind words and hope you'll be able to make it again sometime for a longer trip and more exploration of the beautiful Marlborough Sounds! More 

Portland, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

We felt so at home with the host/hostess at Homewood - our every request was accommodated. It was the perfect escape from our busy lives - we loved the solitude and privacy. My husband craves a true escape from his busy life, and we found it at Homewood. The surroundings are gorgeous - we hiked, biked, and finally felt like... More 

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NZ_travelSTAR, Guest Relations Manager at Homewood Bay Lodge, responded to this review

We're so glad you were able to get away for a little R&R--we agree that the Sounds are the ideal place to leave your worries behind! More 

Los Altos, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

My husband and I traveled to Homewood Bay Lodge and were delighted with not only the special scenery afforded by the Sounds, but also the beautiful accommodation provided and the delicious meals featuring local foods. The wine pairings proved to be spectacular in every way. The hospitality was superb and our every need was catered to as we hiked in... More 

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NZ_travelSTAR, Guest Relations Manager at Homewood Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback--we enjoyed having you and glad you were able to share our amazing view, as it never gets tiring for us either! More 

Los Angeles
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

I can't rave highly enough about the Homewood Bay Lodge and our experience there. My wife and I wanted to get away from it all and this remote lodge was recommend to us by friends, who couldn't have picked a more ideal spot for us. We sat on the main deck off the main living room, enjoying the bay view,... More 

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NZ_travelSTAR, Guest Relations Manager at Homewood Bay Lodge, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed all the amenities, activities and local touches that we like to provide to our guests. We look forward to hosting you again soon! More 

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