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Mangawhai Lodge

4 Heather Street | Mangawhai Heads, Mangawhai 0505, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ibiza
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Our room had two bedrooms and a nice lounge and kitchen. The property had recently been maintained and the whole place looked in great condition. Sitting on the huge terrace was magical at any time of day and perfect for a sun downer. We were comfortable and really enjoyed our stay, travelling out by car but you could walk down... More 

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Jeannette F, Owner at Mangawhai Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate it and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us best regards Jeannette More 

Ibiza
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We were met by the efficient and pleasent owner and shown to the two bedroom appartment which along with the rest of the place seemed to have had a recent make over. we stayed for three nights and everything in the rooms worked well and the beds were comfortable. The best thing is the wrap around terrace with fantastic views.... More 

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Jeannette F, Owner at Mangawhai Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and coming to stay with us here at Mangawhai Lodge, yes it is the harbour beach access which is at the bottom of the street. Its a 5 minute drive to the surf beach. Cheers Jeannette More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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109 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is the first time we have stayed in a bed and breakfast so we were wondering how it would work out. Answer, fabulous. Jeanette, the owner is a wonderful hostess and as other reviewers have noted she is most knowledgeable about the area where she has lived since 1980. The lodge is an old house that has been refurbished... More 

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Jen0505, Owner at Mangawhai Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Jack for your lovely comments, I really enjoyed meeting you and hearing your memories of years past in Mangawhai. Many thanks Jeannette More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Spacious, clean, well equipped apartment with balcony. The views were great. Jeanette was very helpful with local information. 10 minute drive to shops and restaurants in both Mangawhai and Mangawhai Heads. Information centre across the road. We stayed in the Heritage Apartment.

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Jen0505, Owner at Mangawhai Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Yvonne for taking the time to place a review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us here at Mangawhai Lodge - and hope you can come again some time in the future. kind regards Jeannette More 

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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My husband and I only stayed one night. Jeanette is a super hostess. Not only was she welcoming, she gave us loads of useful tips on the locality and beyond. She served a delicious breakfast too! The Lodge is clean, airy and our room was very comfortable with a large balcony. We would definitely go back to Jeanette again if... More 

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Jen0505, Owner at Mangawhai Lodge, responded to this review

We please you enjoyed your stay with us Julia, thanks for your kind comments and adding the photo of the Lodge kind regards Jeannette More 

Swansea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stayed two nights immediately following our long haul flight from the UK. This was the perfect place to unwind and recover from any jet lag. Jeanette made us feel very welcome from the outset and helped us with advice about the locality. The breakfasts she provided were outstanding. The view from the room with our own private balcony was... More 

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Jen0505, Owner at Mangawhai Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and taking the time to write a rerview we really appreciate it. Enjoyed meeting you both. Best regards Jeannette More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We stayed two nights at the lodge just expecting to stay at a regular standard B&B. When we arrived we were greeted at the door by Jeanette, a bubbly, charming host who invited us into her home. She immediately asked what we would like to see and do, recommended places to eat and sites to see. Our room was immaculate... More 

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Jen0505, Owner at Mangawhai Lodge, responded to this review

HI Kris, Thank you for your kind review I am please you both enjoyed your stay. Have a great Xmas and successful 2015 Best regards Jeannette Mangawhai Lodge More 

Denmark, Australia
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We stayed one night here and enjoyed the lovely views and quietude. Jeannette went out of her way to make us feel welcome and fixed a gluten free breakfast for me. Not far out of Auckland and some good places to eat in village as well.

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Jen0505, Owner at Mangawhai Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us here at Mangawhai Lodge and for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor we really appreciate it. Many thanks Jeannette More 

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Our suite had everything you could think of for a whole family never mind just the two of us! Janette made us very welcome and her restaurant recommendations were spot on. This is just a great place to unwind and we spent the last few days of our holiday here and would recommend it to anyone wanting some peace and... More 

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Jen0505, Owner at Mangawhai Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to stay with us at Mangawhai Lodge and taking the time to review us - we really appreciate you taking the time. best regards Jeannette More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

We stayed 1 night in the Clipper Suite and wished we had stayed longer! One night is not enough. A leisurely drive up from Auckland and we arrived at Mangawhai Heads. A sleepy little town, still with lots of "real kiwi batches". The Lodge is easy to find and although up a steep driveway has great parking at the rear.... More 

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Jeannette F, Owner at Mangawhai Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Tanya, Thanks for your lovely review - we are really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us here at Mangawhai Lodge best regards Jeannette More 

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