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5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   657 Pukapuka Road | Pohuehue, Mahurangi West 0983, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

We stayed at Waipiata for just one night in March 2012 (although we've since booked to return for a longer stay next year!) and it was wonderful from the moment we arrived. Natalie and Ross are gracious, generous hosts, who couldn't have done more to make us feel at home (in their home!). They provide the highest level of hospitality... More

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San Diego, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2009

If you are planning to enjoy any of the small accommodations that New Zealanders refer to as Lodges, you should reserve Waipiata Lodge for your final destination, as all others will pale in comparison, even at four or five times the price..literally . Ross and Natalie Aitken have built an architectural masterpiece in the modern genera in an idyllic seascape... More

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2009

We loved the location, the architecture and the warm friendly hospitality of the hosts. We were even given a bag of home grown produce on departure.

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2007

My wife and I had one of our best travel experiences in recent memory during our stay at Waipiata. Ross and Natalie are simply magnificent people first and foremost...and amazing hosts as well. For those interested in architecture, you will be astounded with this place. The design is unbelievably unique with an attention to detail and luxury like nothing we... More

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Bruchsal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2007

This is just paradise! We stayed for three nights at this beautifully situated property which is definitely an architectural highlight of New Zealand! The hosts are unbelievably friendly people and the level of service is unheard of! The lodge is extremely well maintained and spotless like it has just been opened. The food is outstanding (Natalie is a marvellous cook!!!!)... More

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2007

I had come across Waipiata from previous Tripadvisor reviews. My boyfriend and I were specifically looking for a place to relax and be pampered at the end of a 3 week Australia/New Zealand vacation. We have just returned from our trip and Waipiata did not disappoint! It is @ 30-40 minutes North of Auckland and very easy to get to... More

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2007

This is one of the most beautiful homes we have ever experienced. The property, views and architecture were all stupendous. The best part was the hospitality of the hosts Natalie and Ross. They were gracious, relaxed, bright and just a delight. Natalie is a gourmet chef and prepared a fabulous meal. Our stay there was the highlight of our trip... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2006

We could not rate this hotel highly enough. A great escape from Auckland and launching platform for exploring the area just North of Auckland. If you truly want to experience New Zealand at its best we would really recomend a few nights at this boutique family run hotel. The peaceful surrounding and laid back atmosphere combined with the hospitality &... More

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Chester, England
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2005

We found this boutique lodge on the Internet and stayed over Christmas 2005. We chose it as it looked great, and had plenty of things to do in the vicintiy but it was central enough to reach Auckland and the airport. It was the best choice we made for accommodation for the whole of our two month holiday. The hosts,... More

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Address: 657 Pukapuka Road | Pohuehue, Mahurangi West 0983, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Mahurangi West
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Hotel Class:5 star — Waipiata 5*
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5 Star, Eco (awarded Enviro-Gold), this secluded coastal lodge of stunning design with a unique relationship to its environment is located 30 minutes north of Auckland, near Warkworth and Matakana at the gateway to the Bay of Islands and Northland. A beautifully appointed bed and breakfast, offering privacy and luxury in a remarkable New Zealand setting. Winner of the NZIA New Zealand Award for Architecture. Lap pool, kayaks, all rooms with glass walls to wonderful harbour views. Free wifi and nonalcoholic beverages. Stunning self contained pavilion also available complete with breakfast provisions. ... more   less 
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