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Fossil Bay Lodge

58 Korora Road, Oneroa, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Okinawa, Japan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We stayed here the first night we were in New Zealand and it definitely set the tone for how wonderful our trip was going to be. We arrived after dark and the lights in our room were left on for us. The lodge manager gave us a short tour of the common areas and bathroom. Then, we were off on... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

What a fantastic place - beautiful and so relaxing. We stayed in the blue cabin, which was super cute. The whole place has a really great vibe, the grounds are stunning, and the shared kitchen and lounge area is really light and airy. Would definitely stay there again!

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Sydney
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26 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Just stayed there without a car for a couple of days spent writing and walking. Great little place, loved the yellow cabin which has like a mini living room. The tents looked awesome but it is too cold for them now. The main kitchen and living room are spacious, clean and light, with view onto the garden. Spent hours writing... More

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fossilbay, Owner at Fossil Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Magali for your nice comments. I just wish to correct the distance the tents are from the main building, about 40 metres (not 500 metres). LOL. Cheers More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

My hubby and I stayed in the larger tent last weekend and it was fabulous! The bed was super-comfy and the little extra we're gorgeous. Everything was very clean and the owner was great - he even answered his phone at 2am on Sunday morning!! We would definitely stay there again :)

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I stayed here over Christmas last year. First in the apartment with a friend and then by myself in the blue cabin. It felt slightly further from Oneroa than I expected to begin with but by the end of my stay the distance felt nothing at all. The apartment was much bigger than anticipated and had everything we needed. The... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We stayed for four nights in the blue cabin and couldn't have loved it anymore. I had to drag my partner away to catch the ferry back!! Cabin and kitchen was spotlessly clean at all times. The lodge is peaceful and close to the town. The manager matt was a fantastic host who takes great pride in fossil bay. Only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stayed here for two nights whilst visiting Waiheke after travelling in and around the North Island. Thankfully we visited Waiheke last as this place ofers relaxation in an idyllic sanctuary type surrounding. I feel utterly refreshed after our visit. We stayed in the apartment and although it was lovely having your own bathroom. ..all the accommodation looks beautiful kept.... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

The lodge fulfilled all my expectations. But having carefully read the lodge and room imformation and reviews first I knew pretty well what to expect. The room was basic but clean and bedding fresh. The kitchen was well appointed to be able cook any meal (gas cooker and microwave). Shared toilet and shower but so few guests staying that they... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

I was a bit negative when it came to my trip to Waiheke Island because I was worried that it would be too busy and that there'd be people hassling me all the time. But I was positively surprised about how peaceful the lodge actually was. It's only a bit away from the main town of the island (but just... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We stayed at the apartment at fossil bay. I loved the first impression, this accommodation is tucked away, surrounded by beautiful gardens. there is approximately 4 lodges if I remember correctly and the apartment available to rent, apparently there is a kindergarten on the grounds, we seen it, however we never heard any noise coming from it, the only noise... More

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Address: 58 Korora Road, Oneroa, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Waiheke Island > Oneroa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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A country style retreat for those seeking a healthy and peaceful place to stay. We provide a sanctuary to 'get away' yet are close enough to cafes, bars and restaurants to make this the ideal holiday location. It is situated only 300 metres from Oneroa Bay and a 10 minute walk to the village, with many other bays also near-by. ... more   less 
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