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The Postmasters Lodgings

3 Parnell Street, Rawene 0473, New Zealand
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The Postmasters Lodgings
Ranked #1 of 1 Rawene B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Trondheim, Norway
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was driving around Northland, and was very lucky to find this very special lodging. Stayed one night from 30. January. The owner is a very friendly host, as hosts should be everywhere! The lodge is a private house, nearly 100 years old. The inventary is held in an old, elegant fashion style. The owner has made most of the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is a really historical experience. A very comfortable stay in an antique filled period home. Johns woodworking talent adds a lot to the decor. All rooms open onto balconies and are individual in layout. We felt welcome and breakfast was superb with views across the harbour. Not our usual choice of accommodation but we were pleasantly surprised. Situated in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

My partner and I happened on The Postmaster's Lodgings inadvertently on an impulsive flight from our home in Auckland. It was unplanned and pleasant memories of Rawene from each of our past's made it seem a pleasant diversion from everyday activities. And so it turned out to be. Rawene itself turned out to be just as both of us remembered,... More

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

An opportunity to stay in an amazingly original piece of Northland's undiscovered history, at the Rawene Postmasters Lodgings. In addition to comfortable beds in character-filled rooms, hosts John & Dorothy provide wonderful old-fashioned hospitality, and share both their period-piece home & their passionate vision of the renaissance of this glorious harbour-side town. Thanks for the great stay & the interesting... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

My partner and I stayed at Postmasters as a base for the Hokianga Country Music Festival. Originally we had planned accommodation at the Masonic Hotel just across the road, but as some festival acts would likely be playing until the early hours of Sunday morning, we thought of somewhere a little quieter in case we needed rest. We were basically... More

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San Diego, California
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

My daughter and I found ourselves with an extra night to explore this outpost of Rawene, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay! The hosts were friendly and welcoming, the lodge was very comfortable and both provided an entertaining and delicious dinner option for us! I could not imagine a better dinner, regardless of the dearth of options in town. We were... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

I found this Guesthouse on an article i read entitled 'Unusual places to stay in New Zealand'. And unusual... and wonderful, it is! The Postmaster's Lodgings is a building that used to be the home of the old postmaster in colonial New Zealand times. The old post office itself is next door but when the postal system got revolutionised the... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

The hosts of the postmasters was extremely helpful from the moment I stepped in the door. The place is amazing with all the antiques everywhere. I had a wonderful breakfast with included local smoked bacon and sausages with the perfect poached egg. Even tho I didn't get the chance to try the dinner menu it looked very, very good. Thank... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

We spent two enjoyable nights at the Postmaster's Lodgings with Dorothy and John. It is a charmingly furnished historical property. The room we had was spacious with a good sized ensuite bathroom and free WIFI. Meals are taken on a deck at the rear of the property with extensive views over Hokianga Harbour. Dorothy is a more than capable cook... More

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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Right at the bottom of Rawene close by the ferry John and Dorothy keep a tidy lodging. Good food, excellent wine and friendly conversation if you feel like it. I recommend to anyone wanting to stay in Rawene that this is one of the best places.

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Address: 3 Parnell Street, Rawene 0473, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Rawene
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Rawene
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