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Appledore Lodge

4.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   624 Puketona Road | Northland, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 24 Paihia B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent out first three nights at Appledore lodge and absolutely loved it. The setting is beautiful the hosts Colleen and Ashley were very friendly and welcoming. They arranged two trips for us, (brilliant trips). Breakfast was a joy, relaxed and easy looking out over the river with homemade products. We would and will stay here again on future visits... More 

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sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge, responded to this review

What kind words- thank you! We will welcome you back any time. There are some improvements planned for Appledore Lodge during the winter so you will see some changes when you return - I am even planning to add a few things to the breakfasts next season so that may tempt you further. Kind regards, Colleen and Ashley More 

Bochum, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our whole family felt absolutely comfortable and welcome at Appledore Lodge. It has been the very best B&B we had during our four week holiday in NZ. Our hosts Colleen and Ashley had been extremely friendly and they didn't miss out any opportunity to fulfil every wish we had and gave us very helpful information and support to book interesting... More 

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It was a delight to meet your family and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and in the Bay of Islands. You are quite right- there are many wonderful trips to do from here and we so enjoy booking these for our guests to ensure that they do exactly what they want to with their... More 

Missillac, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Among all the very friendly B&B we have stopped in N.Z., Appledore Lodge remains surely the sweetest memory . All has been imagined here to give the greatest pleasure for guests : place , comfort , view and , above all that, a very kindly wellcome . I've found in Appledore Lodge in dream i have never got at home... More 

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It was a real pleasure to meet you both and hear about your fascinating sailing life. Thank you for your kind words about Appledore Lodge - we strive to make our guests feel completely at home! Kind regards and happy sailing, Colleen and Ashley More 

Steinebrunn, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started our NZ holiday at Appledore Lodge after leaving Auckland. What a perfect way to start and get knowing NZ. Colleen and Ashley gave us a very warm welcome. The Lodge is amazing. Located at the beautiful Waitangi River it is a perfect place to stay, to relax or to do excursions to the bay of islands. We arrived... More 

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sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge, responded to this review

We are so pleased that your stay here was so enjoyable. You were a delightful couple and we hope the rest of your trip was all that you wanted it to be in New Zealand. Christmas Dinner was a joyful experience for us as well- thank you for joining us and making it so special. Kind Regards, Colleen and Ashley. More 

Lisse, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We spent the last 4 days (26-29 November 2014) of our 3 months holiday (Australia and New Zealand) at the Apledore Lodge in the Riverside Cottage. A very luxurious and comfortable accommodation, astonishing panoramic views on Waitangi River and the green meadows, that could be viewed just from our seat on the veranda. The hosts Colleen and Ashley made our... More 

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sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tony and Eleanor, What a delight it was to have you stay with us at Appledore Lodge. The tales of your travels were quite amazing and to end your stay " Down Under" in the Bay of Islands was a fabulous way to end your tour. We loved chatting to you both and you will be pleased to know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We arrived a little later than anticipated to a very warm welcome from Colleen and Ashley, who proved to be absolutely charming hosts. After tea in their beautiful kitchen/diner overlooking the river we were shown to our studio which was even more beautiful in reality than the website had promised. Breakfast each morning was a wonderful happy occassion taken in... More 

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sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the peacefulness of Appledore Lodge and the activities in the Bay of Islands. This morning, we saw two beautiful black swans on the river right in front of the Lodge! Breakfast can indeed be a convivial affair and we so enjoy chatting to our guests. We hope... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My partner and I both loved Appledore Lodge, it was a wonderful setting for our romantic weekend away. We got a very warm reception from Colleen and Ashley, and their suggestions about where to visit in the Bay of Islands were excellent. Overall it was a fantastic break and we would definitely recommend anyone staying here while visiting the area.... More 

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sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and we are delighted that you had such an enjoyable time with us at Appledore Lodge. We so enjoy making our guests feel at home and helping them select the best activities for their time in the Bay of Islands. Return any time! Kind regards, Colleen and Ashley. More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Ashley and Coleen were wonderfully welcoming and very knowledgeable hosts. The accomodation was lovely however it was Collen and Ashley's warmth that made us extend our stay and frankly we would have stayed longer if we could. That the river ran alongside the property was a lovely bonus, and we made good use of the pool. Breakfast were delicious with... More 

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sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Nora, George and Justin, What a true delight it was to meet you all and have the pleasure of hosting you at Appledore Lodge for your last few days in NZ. Thank you for your kind review, your company and learning about your quite fascinating lives. We too feel that we made new friends and would love to visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This charming B&B is set in countryside to die for. My son and I stayed in a chalet style room with all the trappings you would want. Our attentive but unobtrusive hosts recommended a trip to Russel which proved perfect for us. If I could have wished for one improvement it would have been the wifi but that is a... More 

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sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Geoff and Sam, What a delightfully eloquent review- thank you for your kind words. No wonder you are an author! We are so glad that you enjoyed your time here with us and it is very gratifying when guests also enjoy the trips and tips we give for seeing the area. We have taken note of the " wrinkle"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

For us this was the perfect start for the month we spent in NZ. We stayed for 2 nights in the Appledore Lodge and it was amazing. We had a very warm welcome from Colleen and Ashley and they were incredibly helpful, providing us with tips and impressions for all the activities in the area. The view from the room... More 

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sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet you both, Geert and Kaat. Thank you for this lovely review. It is very satisfying when guests like you really enjoy the views from Appledore, and we love to send everyone off for the day with a home made breakfast that will keep them going until late afternoon! We wish you both well with... More 

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Address: 624 Puketona Road | Northland, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Appledore Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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