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The Boatshed

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Corner of Tawa and Huia Streets | Little Oneroa, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 10 Hotels in Waiheke Island
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel has to be in a class of its own. It is small, relaxed, you are treated superbly and the food is sensational. This is probably the best place we have ever stayed and there are no comments we can offer that could have improved our stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

We were looking for a place to get away for the weekend and my husband found this place - and wow was I impressed! We are not people who like fancy, over the top, snobby places. We like comfort and quality and the Boat Shed really delivers. From the moment you walk in it feels like you're a guest in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I'm a resident Aucklander and took my wife here for a weekend away. I cannot rate this place highly enough, it's all the little things that made the difference such as a small bowl of Jellybeans next to the bed daily, the personalised service by the owner and the food was simply divine. My one criticism was the lack of... More 

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Gallarate, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Relaxing, romantic, stylish. If you go to Waiheke island, you can't miss it. We stayed in a small cottage with a charming living room and a beautiful garden. There was even a fireplace! The dinner was absolutely fantastic: organic food and genuine flavors. The crab risotto was spectacular. Victoria the owner is really nice and helpful.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The team at The Boatshed could not have been more helpful from organising my collection and ferry tickets to the island from Auckland airport, all my trips to and from the various wedding events to name but a few things. The rooms are divine, the views are sensational, the bed linen and toiletries very luxurious, and the food is utterly... More 

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We secured the last bungalow after a cancellation and we are grateful to have stayed here. The island as a whole has been a terrific surprise. Food at the Boatshed is truly exceptional. Breakfast is excellent and the service is intimate without being nosey. The rooms are wonderfully appointed and our bath has been used every day for our anniversary... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We spent a lovely relaxing couple of days at The Boatshed staying in Bungalow 1. From our arrival, when we were welcomed with wine and a cheese platter, we were looked after admirably by the very friendly and efficient team. We chose to eat at the hotel on both nights and really appreciated the lodge's policy of letting diners eat... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Amazing boutique hotel experience. Sharon and the staff are lovely and made our experience one to remember. The lodge is homey and impeccably appointed with a nautical theme fitting of the setting. The food and drinks were excellent and the location was a great launching point to explore the island. We will definitely be back.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We have stayed in a wide range of hotels worldwide and this is the best ever - just fabulous in all respects. The attention to detail, personal service, quality of food is first class. You are made to feel totally at ease and almost like a me,her of the family!

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was our second stay at the Boatshed and we will return. The property is beautiful, welcoming and quite luxurious. The staff is wonderful and very accommodating. You are 35 min from Auckland but in a different world. The Boatshed staff provide transportation from the ferry to the hotel and return. The food is fabulous serve and wine tasting is... More 

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