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5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Wainui Rd | Te Ngaere Bay, New Zealand
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Huntaway Lodge
Ranked #160 of 1,066 Hotels in North Island
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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huntaway Lodge was our first stop on our honeymoon. We were astounded by the beauty of the Bay of Islands and Huntaway's location atop a hill allowed us to enjoy fantastic views from our light-filled room, private balcony, and the lodge's porch dining area. While it has a remote feeling, Huntaway is walking/jogging distance (though a steep track!) from several... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from three nights at the Huntaway lodge and could not have been more impressed. The accommodation is comfortable, stylish and spotless, but the highlight was both the hospitality of out hosts, Victoria and Diane, and the fantastic meals we had each night. We instantly felt at home here, and nothing was too much trouble for our... More 

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Blockley, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We stayed at Huntaway for three nights at the end of our holiday in New Zealand - having stayed at a number of luxury lodges. Huntaway was definitely up there with the best of them. Wonderful views, great service and delicious food. But what really made our stay was Victoria (the lodge host), who was so welcoming, vivacious and helpful.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

A group of 4 guys did two weeks of golf in New Zealand. The lodging highlight of the trip was Huntaway Lodge. The rooms were perfect, and the view incredible. The owner and the chef did a great job on breakfast, and when we asked if they could do dinner, they were all over it. The owner, Diane, even went... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

What more can I say about a place that has a 100% excellent rating? Comfortable room (we stayed in the Te Ngaere room, which is the best views over the bays and islands, its own balcony and a bit more privacy. The view from the spa (jacuzzi) is breathtaking. Our host, Victoria, was wonderfully attentive and knowledgeable as she's from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

My husband and I recently stayed at the Huntaway Lodge. Beautiful setting, such hospitality by Victoria, great food, and wonderful scenery. Our dinner on the back porch on our last night was so delicious! A place we will remember for sure!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We stayed four nights at the Huntaway Lodge after spending two weeks in New Zealand. We thought we had seen all of the country and couldn't been astonished anymore. We were wrong!!! Our stay at the Lodge was magic: from the view on the nice beaches, to the incredible kindness of Victoria and David, it was just fantastic. When you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

My stay at Huntaway was utterly fabulous. From the moment I walked into the main lodge and saw the view over the 2 bays below, I didn't want to leave. David was a wonderful host, the rooms were beautifully decorated and the food was delicious. I hope to return

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San Francisco, California
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

I completely agree with the last two reviews. My husband and I are glad that Huntaway Lodge was the last place we stayed in New Zealand because, even though we stayed in some beautiful places in New Zealand, this was by far the best and became a great way to finish our New Zealand trip. The lodge, the surroundings and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

My wife and I had five nights at Huntaway (in the fabulous Retreat) and honestly loved every luxurious minute of it. David made us feel totally relaxed and perfectly at home, while 'wonder woman' Victoria seemed always to have our every need pre-covered perfectly. Food superb. Went diving locally through Dive North. The hot tub is positioned in possibly one... More 

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Address: Wainui Rd | Te Ngaere Bay, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Huntaway Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 3
Hotel Style:
#106 Luxury Hotel in North Island

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