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Morepork Riverside Lodge

4.0 of 5 846 Puketona Rd., Paihia, New Zealand
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Mozzate, Italy
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I spent a couple of nights in this great B&B. The location is wonderful: sorrounded by nature, with some alpacas that tell you "good morning". Amazing. Furthermore, Paul and Barbara's breakfast are really good. And their hospitality is even better. I suggest everybody to spend a night here!

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thanks so much Paul and Barbara for giving our Japanese Tour group a taste of some real kiwi hospitality!! You have such a magnificent property, the views alone are worth the trip!! For us, the highlight had to be the chocolate bananas, but to be honest, two of our group thought the breakfast pancakes were better... We will be returning... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights at Morepark Riverside Lodge and had a wonderful welcome from Paul and Barbara when we arrived. They were very helpful and have the most amazing house with wonderful sloping lawns down to a stream. They also keep a couple of Alpaca, a goat and chickens so there were lovely fresh eggs at breakfast. They also offered... More

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Cambridge, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On arrival Barb met us at the door with a warm welcome and an offer of tea, coffee or "something more sinful" It was late afternoon! We stayed in the Waitangi room which was large and spotless with a verandah and superb views over the beautiful garden to the paddocks and hills beyond. We were desperate for a week of... More

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MoreporkRL, Owner at Morepork Riverside Lodge, responded to this review

Hi S&J So very glad we helped you grab some well deserved R&R. Thanks for the great review! You are in fact the first review we've replied to online as previously we've just sent an email to the reviewers. Hope to catch up again when you next need to re-charge. Cheers - Barb & Paul More

Florence, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were recommended this B&B by friends who had previously visited. We arrived to a fabulous welcome from the hosts Paul and Barb, with a lovely cup of tea and banana cake. We stayed for 3 nights and Paul organised various trips for us including a tour of the Bay of Islands, where we were lucky enough to see a... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We were warmly welcomed with tea/coffee and cake. Our hosts Paul and Barbara were fantastic, made us feel very relaxed and nothing was to much bother. If you are looking for a spacious, very clean room and ensuite ,with a deck area which has an excellent view of the bush and river. This is the place for you. Our stay... More

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Kerrville, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We started our 3 weeks in New Zealand with 2 nights at Morepork. We told Paul and Barbara that the problem with staying at such a nice place at the beginning of our trip is that it set the bar very high for the rest of the trip. And we weren't wrong. It was a great place to stay. The... More

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Plattsburgh, New York, USA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
9 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I chose the Morepork because of the superlative reviews on Tripadvisor, and was not at all disappointed. Barb and Paul clearly enjoy opening their home to travelers - they are warm, friendly, helpful, and great cooks, with a beautiful property on a hill above a small river. They had tea, coffee and cookies for our arrival, brought us cheese and... More

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St Agnes, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

we had 3 great days with Barbara and Paul in February. They are charming hosts and nothing was too much trouble. Their home was our home whilst we stayed. They were very helpful especially helping my husband on his mobility scooter and turning our campervan around to make my life easier. Breakfast was excellent and one night we had a... More

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Pearl Beach, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

As an introduction to New Zealand B&B hospitality, Paul & Barbara set the standards very high. A welcome cup of tea & cake, excellent breakfasts, dinner if you want it, & all the advice you need, makes this venue a real cracker. The accomodation is serious Five Star, & the views from our room were to die for. Well done... More

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Address: 846 Puketona Rd., Paihia, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Morepork Riverside Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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