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Whangaroa Harbour | The Far North, New Zealand
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Kingfish Lodge
Ranked #63 of 1,057 Hotels in North Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My husband and I made our first trip to New Zealand (from New York) this past winter and were thrilled to be introduced to Jeremy and Kingfish Lodge. Jeremy picked us up in his boat and brought us to the Lodge for a delicious lunch. We were enchanted from the moment we boarded his vessel and careened across the beautiful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

In my previous posting about my extraordinary New Years at the Kingfish Lodge, I correctly identified and praised the owner's partner, Jacqui. But when i next referred to her, I called her Mary. In between typing my compliment of the Lodge, I got a call from my friend Mary. When I returned to the complete my posting, I typed in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed over Queen's Birthday weekend and were both thoroughly impressed. The sign above the wharf says "arrive as a guest, leave as a friend" and this was certainly our experience. Beautifully modern rooms and gorgeous decor throughout the communal areas. Amazing food too. But the highlight is the quality of the hosts, staff and their guests.... More

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Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Came to Kingfish Lodge for a treat with my husband and WHAT a treat.... The owners are there for you whenever you step off your boat... We had a superb lunch then took off in our dinghy to look around ... When we came back to our surprise we had been upgraded to the CEO suite.... Pure Luxury!!...Setting so private... More

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Paihia, New Zealand
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We stayed at Kingfish Lodge recently and were absolutely delighted after having not been there for many years. The rooms have been very tastefully renovated. The bar has all of it's original interesting photos and bits & pieces. The deck down by the water front was a great spot for an evening drink with our friends watching the sunset &... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Kingfish Lodge excelled, despite being without electricity for the first 26 hours (power pole blown down in extreme weather preceding our stay). Idyllic location for a 2 night stay and special birthday celebration. The new owners have really done the place up and the service was top notch. Even running on a 5kw portable generator they managed to serve up... More

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

On a 2 night stay, we enjoyed the seclusion of Kingfish Lodge. We met the 'water taxi' for a 4pm sailing to the lodge, a great way to say goodbye to the car and mobile phone reception. The trip over was slow with about 4 couples heading out but that just added to the start of the relaxation. The boat... More

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SINZ, Owner at Kingfish Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to write such a detailed and informative report, which will undoubtedly help assist future visitors. Your encouragement is appreciated and means a lot to our entire KFL team. Thankyou also for clarifying how a stay at Kingfish Lodge is primarily for REST and RELAXATION, but for the more energetic there are several local walks and... More

Te Horo, New Zealand
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Had not been back to this place in years after it fell into disrepair over a long period. Totally different now. the rooms are full refurbished, and many many cases rebuilt.. The room shave luxury fittings, linen, carpets and curtains and they are generous and spacious. The views, of course, have always been special but this lodge now has a... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

It was a special day for us as we celebrated our anniverssary. From the moment we arrived till we checked out we were looked after really well. We would like to thank the staff members specially Nina and the french guy who accomodated all of our needs with a smile on their face. The food was simply amazing and the... More

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Having read the negative report on the New Years Eve we feel a more balanced point of view is required. There was plastic cutlery and the buffet was served but what was not mentioned was the enormous amount of finger food served continuously for 3 hours prior to the buffet and there was so much that many people did not... More

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Address: Whangaroa Harbour | The Far North, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island
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Number of rooms: 12

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