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The Ridge Luxury Country Lodge

4.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   147 Greenhollows Road, Puhoi 0951, New Zealand
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The Ridge Luxury Country Lodge
Ranked #1 of 2 Puhoi B&B and Inns
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Daylesford, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The drive up is typical NZ ridge country, take it slow and wow,what views when you hit the ridge which isn't far anyway. Then you arrive and it is a friendly and great experience to be with the owners, to share the dinner and local wines in a relaxed atmosphere and to meet new people from different places. Plenty to... More

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

My wife and I and another couple were looking for a Country Lodge [B&B] within an hours drive of Auckland's Port for a three day stay prior to our Cruise. What we found was the Ridge Luxury Country Lodge near the Village of Puhoi. On the top of a hill overlooking lush green hills and valleys with the sea in... More

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Paso Robles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We recently had the pleasure of spending three days at The Ridge and loved every minute of it! We asked our travel professional to recommend a comfortable place to stay in the country and they sent us to the The Ridge in Puhoi. What a treat! The rooms are lovely and very comfortable...great beds...and the view from our private balcony... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

My husband & I recently stayed at The Ridge Luxury Country Lodge.The rooms were nice & the views were very good & the host friendly. The road to the lodge is a long dirt road which is very narrow, windy with steep drops. There is no lighting on the road, therefore it is not an easy drive at night. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Stayed here for 1 night on our tour of New Zealand. What a lovely place and what a nice welcome and friendly nature our hosts were. The accommodation is good and the home cooked food is worth the reason to stay alone. Wished we could have stayed longer but glad we got at least one night here. Highly recommended and... More

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

My husband and I were fortunate enought to win a night at The Ridge as part of a prize. We both travel regularly for work and again drove the familiar road to Auckland from Whangarei. We could never have guessed that just that far off our normal route we would find such a slice of heaven and a getaway from... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

We booked 3 nights at The Ridge as a romantic getaway and were immediately taken by the view and the lodge. Ian and Maralyn really like you to become part of their home. We were a little bit reluctant at first as the whole idea was for us to spend some time together, not so much with 'another couple'. But... More

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Stratford upon Avon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

Yet again, we went straight to the The Ridge at Puhoi after arriving in Auckland after our long flight from the UK. As always Ian, Maralyn and the location worked their charms and we settled straight into the holiday groove. There seems to be a magic here that defies jet-lag - we just get instant relaxation and get set to... More

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Munich, Germany
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

We had a wonderful stay in this Country Lodge that really deserves the "Luxury" attribute. The view from the Puhoi ridge is gorgeous; when the sky is clear you can even see the sun raising over the see... The hosts are fabulous, and Charlie the cute little terrier a bit nosy but sweet and a lot of fun. Maralyn's meals... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

Unfortunately we only had one night here, but we so enjoyed the location and tranquillity that abounded up here in the mountains. Magnificent view from our room, which was superb. Marilyn and Ian looked after us very well indeed, they were excellent company, together with their dog Charlie it was a great visit. Marilyn prepared a delicious meal for us... More

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Address: 147 Greenhollows Road, Puhoi 0951, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Puhoi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Ridge Luxury Country Lodge 4.5*

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The Ridge offers a very relaxed & homely atmosphere with Maralyn preparing great food for our informal dinners. Set high on a ridge with panoramic views over 100s of acres of natural bush and out to sea, The Ridge is just 30 minutes north of Auckland City in the historic village of Puhoi which is part of the Matakana Coast Wine Country, vineyards, beaches, galleries, markets, museums we have lots for you to do. ... more   less 
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