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970 Lonely Bay

4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   970 Purangi Rd | RD1, Cooks Beach, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I were lucky enough to stay in this gorgeous lodge. It was restful, welcoming and very beautiful. We had a wonderful time made so by the fabulous host Kym Trapski. She was exceptional, nothing was a problem and the ambience was truly exceptional. The breakfast was to die for - delicious!!

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous - a truly exceptional place to stay! 970 Lonely Bay Lodge just oozes style from the moment you arrive and the icing on the cake for us was the genuine warmth of welcome, truly exceptional hosting skills and resulting ambience created by Kym and her wonderful team. The Lodge itself is spacious,light and very tastefully decorated and furnished -... More 

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Roger and Marilyn. It's because of the company of guests like yourselves that become wonderful friends that I truly love my position at 970! Your enthusiasm and enjoyment of my suggestions was so fulfilling. It was truly our pleasure. I shall continue my quest to poach the perfect egg, and practice my ping pong skills before your next visit. Thank... More 

Manhattan Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I finally created a tripadvisor account and I'm catching up on reviews of the places my wife and I have stayed since our marriage. We actually stayed here in December 2013 for the first few days of our honeymoon. We could not have chosen a better place! Our stay was incredible and Graeme and Rosemary were so accommodating to our... More 

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Thank you William for your lovely comments, and congratulations on your little girl. I've passed your wonderful words onto Graeme and Rosemary who were thrilled to receive your review. Kym (recent manager at 970 Lonely Bay). More 

Castro Valley, California, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I have always believed that “perfection” was unattainable, existing as a purely conceptual state—that is, until my stay at the Lonely Bay Lodge. The Lodge itself is beautiful; the pictures on the website pale in comparison to the real deal. The breakfasts are sumptuous and delicious. I can’t think of one amenity that was overlooked. But even beyond the stunning... More 

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

I'm truly touched by your kind words Mo. It was our absolute pleasure to host both you and Sharon. Without your visit, I may have missed the opportunity of discovering the local glow-worms! Please visit again. Your warm and wonderful company is remembered very fondly. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

970 Lonely Bay is a wonderful boutique lodge offering top luxury accommodation in the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula.It is located near the Shakespeare Scenic Reserve overlooking Lonely Bay and is a short stroll from Cooks Beach - a very romantic and peaceful setting. All of the 4 suites are delightful - spacious and tastefully furnished. The breakfast is fantastic! Nothing is... More 

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Thank you Sara, for your wonderful review! We're so fortunate to have such beautiful and natural surroundings. This helps create the romantic and peaceful atmosphere here at the Lodge that guests truly enjoy. You never know who you'll see at 970, all guests are treated with the same star quality. We hope you enjoyed the remainder of your holiday in... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

As my wife and I pull up to this amazing lodge, the host Kym greets us with a warm smile and welcomes us into this stunning accommodation. We are taken to the Shakespeare Suite where we shall spend the night. The room was very clean, spacious and had a fully-stocked fridge with complimentary water and fruit. Our room opened up... More 

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you Craig. What a wonderful review. It was certainly a pleasure to host both Sarah and yourself for your Anniversary. I can't take all the credit. Fortunatly with the naturally beautiful surroundings, and a wonderful small team keeping the grounds immaculate, the food delicious, and the rooms spotless this makes for delighful experience! We look forward to seeing... More 

Auckland Central, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Only two and a half hours’ drive from Auckland, the lodge is a great choice for an escape from the city to relax and rejuvenate, a romantic getaway or experiencing the Coromandel’s sublime natural beauty. As two of only four guests in the lodge, my husband and I stayed in their spacious Shakespeare Suite featuring a king bed with fine... More 

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Thank you Sarah, we really appreciate you taking the time to write not only this review, and also the wonderful article on with ETB travel. We will certainly be lighting all the fires this Winter for 'Winter Gettaways'. We're thrilled that you enjoyed the Lodge ambience which is so perfect for a romantic weekend away! See you for your next... More 

Surrey, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We stayed here for a couple of nights on a 4 week, 40th anniversary trip to New Zealand. We are experienced travellers and generally use hotels rather than B&B, but were persuaded by our tour planner that this was the way to go. As it was early in our trip, we were still finding our feet with the B&B concept,... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stayed one night here on our honeymoon, and our one regret with booking this place is that we didn't stay several nights longer! Upon our arrival, we were welcomed by Graeme and Rosemary and were made to so special during our entire stay. All the little touches were noticed - a bag packed with towels for our walk to... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I cannot recommend 970 Lonely Bay Lodge highly enough. We spent two nights here to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary and we literally cannot fault anything. Having travelled extensively overseas this has to rate as the best place we have stayed, and it is right on our doorstep. Our hosts, Graeme and Rosemary were attentive, but not obtrusive. The location... More 

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Address: 970 Purangi Rd | RD1, Cooks Beach, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — 970 Lonely Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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