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4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Corner of Tawa and Huia Streets | Little Oneroa, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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The Boatshed
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Ranked #2 of 10 Hotels in Waiheke Island
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Napa Valley, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We couldn't have chosen a better place to start our discovery of NZ - small, intimate, classy, beautifully and tastefully decorated with lots of bleached teak - friendly and very helpful staff, delicious gourmet meals cooked by Jonathan and Adam. We felt really spoilt and would love to return!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THE best place on the island to be treated with the care and comfort a human being deserves while not being treated like a simple commercial commodity. Trust me, me and my better half went to a flashier place too, but the hospitality was only so-so. The whole staff knows what it means to make far travelers feel welcomed and... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Beautiful, quaint place, thoughtfully decorated. Every time I looked at a corner, I saw something new that caught my eye. Great view of Little Oneroa beach, watching the sailboats. A spectacular garden, from which the very fine dining emerged. Well worth the trip from California just to go there. The staff was fabulous, almost made me feel like family. This... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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135 reviews 135 reviews
32 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Welcome bubbles & cheese; greeted by the local visiting kitten Lady Emma who may well come and grace you with her presence again, or not, depending on her kittenish mood; lapping waves not far away; big blue skies; delicious and filling dinner; lovely hospitality from the owners through to the kitchen staff; beautiful and make-you-feel-horticulturally-challenged garden which provides the kitchen... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

My wife surprised me by arranging a 30th wedding anniversary evening at the boatshed on Waiheke Island. The Hotel is really interesting. Its not over the top but its really nice. The décor is in keeping with its name - The Boatshed and there's plenty to remind you of the nautical theme. The food was amazing with the vegetables fresh... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Lovely surprise weekend for my husband in the lighthouse room.Absolutely wonderful service, made for a very special stay. The team there were warm and friendly from the moment we got there to the moment we left.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We had three nights at the Boatshed to help forget the flight and to pamper ourselves. The online pictures dont do the location, design or attention to detail, justice. The quality of every thing is stunning. That includes the welcome, the wine, the meals, the rooms and of course the service provided by people who really care. The Boatshed will... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My wife and I had the pleasure of staying at The Boatshed upon our arrival to New Zealand and can imagine no better way to recover from jetlag and start enjoying all that New Zealand has to offer. Both the common areas and the rooms of the hotel are beautifully decorated, and the hotel is situated just a short walk... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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82 reviews 82 reviews
35 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Waiheke is an island with a micro climate with great wines and even olive trees. Arriving at Auckland airport the drive to the ferry terminal is only half an hour and the ferry ride a scenic 45 minutes. The Boatshed is overlooking the narrowest part of the island with the sea on both sides and could best be described as... More 

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London
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Our first destination in a 63 night RTW trip was The Boatshed and it has set a high standard for others to aspire to. Jonathan and his team here just excellent in their quiet discreet service levels which created an oasis of calm and tranquility. The food too was of the highest quality, taste-full and served with enthusiasm Our room... More 

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Address: Corner of Tawa and Huia Streets | Little Oneroa, Waiheke Island, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Waiheke Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Boatshed 4.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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