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The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Matauri Bay Rd, Matauri Bay, New Zealand
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Madison, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is perhaps the most beautiful place on planet earth. It is so PERFECT in every way, from the natural beauty, the service, the accomodations, the staff, and the golf, it should move to the top of your bucket list. We visited all three of the properties owned by Julian Robertson on this trip, and each one is so special... More

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Robertson J, Owner at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, responded to this review

Dear laurelbrown, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience from The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the lodge, and even more so to learn it was your second visit! It is also wonderful to read that you fit in so many activities during your stay- from the farm tour,... More

Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Kauri Cliffs for two nights in October, 2014. It was a mistake not to have planned a longer stay. The lodge is in a fairly remote, Northland location, and includes one of the world's best golf courses. We thought that non-golf activities around the lodge would be limited, and that we would be ready to... More

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Dear Daniel M, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience from The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs. I am delighted to read of your enjoyment of the lodge and the various on-property activities. Often our golf course receives rave reviews, and deservedly so, but I am extremely pleased to read of your experience and enthusiasm of the... More

Fountain Hill, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a short flight from Auckland and approximately 35 minutes drive from the Keri Keri airport. We arrived at this sprawling magnificent resort. Check-in was really super smooth. We were greeted by the wonderful manager who briefly showed us the Main lodge, offered us a welcome drink and showed us to our suite to get refreshed before we have our... More

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Robertson J, Owner at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, responded to this review

Dear racoonian, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience from The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs. I am thrilled to read the many compliments about your stay. I am pleased that you enjoyed the main lodge and your accommodation, your interactions with our staff, and the cuisine on offer. I also appreciate your comments about the wine... More

Amsterdam
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136 reviews 136 reviews
59 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When a property charges double that what the world's most highly regarded and luxurious resort chain (amanresorts) charges for most of its properties, things better be out of this world. Kauri Cliffs is excellent - staff were friendly, the room was nice, food was good and the location is very beautiful. We also really enjoyed the spa. Is it worth... More

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Robertson J, Owner at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, responded to this review

Dear sinbarambam Thank you for your feedback about your recent stay. We strive for the extraordinary in all we do at Kauri Cliffs, and hope to “wow” our guests on every occasion. Making every stay unique and memorable is what we always aim to achieve. We are lucky that this is very often the case, as return guests are a... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the good fortune to stay at the Lodge at Kauri Cliffs from September 17-20, 2014...after staying at its sister property, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers three days earlier. These two resorts have much in common with the high level of service, attention to detail and exquisite dining options they offer. They both rank at the top of all... More

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Robertson J, Owner at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, responded to this review

Dear AHB48, Thank you again for taking the time to share your recent experience, this time from your visit to The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs. I am delighted to hear of your enjoyment of Kauri Cliffs, and the noting of similarities between our two properties, particularly the high level of service and attention to detail. We certainly strive to be... More

Auckland, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Second time to Kauri the Julian Robertson masterpiece. The scenery is stunning, unspoilt and remote. The golf course is up there with the best. I have played there twice and both times we were the only party on the course. Accommodation and food are all first class and the entire site has a very special feel to it, eco sensitive,... More

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Robertson J, Owner at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, responded to this review

Dear Will R, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience from The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the stunning vistas, your accommodation, and the cuisine on offer. It is further pleasing to hear of your enjoyment playing both our challenging courses, at Kauri and also the Cape. Thank you... More

Whangarei, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Thanks to the fundraising generosity of friends, family and colleagues, my darling husband and I enjoyed the most memorable weekend at Kauri Cliffs in late August 2013. At the time, my husband was under the darkest cloud of a terminal cancer diagnosis, with his doctors giving him only weeks to live after discharging him in late July. We informed the... More

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Robertson J, Owner at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, responded to this review

Dear Louise K, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience from The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs. Firstly, it is truly wonderful news that your husband is doing well. This is certainly a fantastic outcome, and I am happy for you both. I am also pleased to read your comments on your visit; from the enjoyment of your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

What an amazing privilege is was to spend our 20th Wedding Anniversary celebration at the Lodge at Kauri Cliffs. The most perfect of experiences where every i was dotted and t was crossed. Thank you to Garth, Jason, Tania, Michalea, Ana, Valeria and Jasmine for making our stay just amazing!

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Dear Jason M, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience from The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs. I am so pleased that you chose to celebrate your special occasion with us. I appreciate your comments about your experiences, and also in regard to the staff. I will be sure to pass your kind comments along to them. We... More

Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We came back to Kauri Cliffs to celebrate our 16th wedding anniversary and, as usual, it was magical! On arrival to our beautiful suite, there was an anniversary gift from the Lodge, which was so lovely. The many spa treatments were divine and we were fed the most amazing food! It was the best weekend we've had since the last... More

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Robertson J, Owner at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, responded to this review

Dear ijoymama, Thank you for once again taking the time to share your experience from The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs. I am so pleased that you chose to celebrate this special occasion with us, and am equally pleased to hear that you again are rating your accommodation, you spa treatments, and the dining experience so highly. We wish you both... More

Helsinki, Finland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We were at Kauri Cliff and Cape Kindnappers lodges in New Zealand few months ago. Both places are out of this world, service is excellent, staff superb and lodges more than five stars. Both places have magnificent views to the ocean and golf courses are top. I do not golf, but I still had great time as there are activities... More

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Robertson J, Owner at The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, responded to this review

Dear Rita T, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience from The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs as well as The Farm at Cape Kidnappers. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the stunning views and scenery at both lodges, the various activities on offer, as well as the golf courses. I am however most pleased... More

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Address: Matauri Bay Rd, Matauri Bay, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Matauri Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs 5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Kauri Cliffs Hotel Matauri Bay
Kauri Cliffs Hotel Kerikeri
Kauri Cliffs Kerikeri
The Lodge At Kauri Cliffs New Zealand/Matauri Bay

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