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Relax a Lodge

1574 Springbank Rd (SH 10), Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand (Formerly Kerikeri Farm Hostel)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014
Chris B London, England, United Kingdom
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London, England, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

As i approached i thought its a run down farmstead...was greeted by two dogs barking & chickens running around..but as i entered the building WOW...a very nice surprise...! The living space is all a cherry coloured would, with huge living room with sofa's & fire place, the kitchen is well equipped for cooking, your own meals, but also making a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Stayed in Fishmore and was very nice and relaxing. Quite a few bugs in our room but the fly spray under the bench was very useful. Comfortable, warm and quiet place to stay with really good prices. Loved waking up to friendly chooks and the two dogs. Would recommend.

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Thun, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We stayed in the moonshine cottage for 3 nights and it was a true highlight of our NZ journey! The cottage is extremely well equipped and just perfect for a family to enjoy and relax. Claes and Inga were fantastic hosts and our kids were especially fond of Kiki, Klecksie and Hamish, the funny Kune Kune pigs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We stayed here four nights in the Doolittle cabin, and it was absolutely delightful. Cabin was well equipped, peaceful citrus grove setting. The nearby beautiful hostel lodge had Claus (owner) and host Inga nearb, who were extremely helpful. We stayed four nights and tried to extend our stay but it was booked. The larger cabins would be perfect for a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Have booked this based on the good reviews, and am not disappointed. The wooden lodge is first class, and the staff are very friendly. Our accommodation is right in the midst of a large orchard. There are two big supermarkets in Kerikeri, and we just bought food to cook on the BBQ. Truly great value accommodation, will definitely return and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Booked an en-suite room but were shown to a cottage in the orange groves.Beautifully equipped with bathroom,kitchen,sitting area with TV and comfortable bed,We even had tea and cofee and a large bowl of oranges provided.Hosts Claus and Inger were most helpful and we had a most enjoyable stay.Keriki is adelightful town with some great walks.

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Cowes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

So glad we chose to stay here. Its really relaxing. The kitchen is very well equipped, probably the best I have seen. The animals are lovely, and the hosts are fantastic. Superb value for money. Would have liked to stay much longer.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I think this place has recently changed its name to Relax a Lodge. Personally find it more fitting as well because it is so much more than a hostel. We were in the Valencia Cottage what is now known as DoLittle. It is anything but little. We loved the place so much we wished we could have stayed longer! Beautifully... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

What a fantastic place to stay - so glad we chose this place. The cottage was perfect for us and was beautifully presented and really well equipped - with everything from teabags, to washing up liquid in the kitchen. Our hosts were really friendly and flexible, allowing us to bring our cat and to check out late - fantastic service.... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I booked the Valencia cottage for 10 nights and ended up staying 14. I loved the farm! It was so peaceful and relaxing. The two young men currently running the hostel, Christian and Martin, are so hospitable and cordial .... And the owner is simply wonderful. He helped me change my flat tire and we had a ball of a... More

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Address: 1574 Springbank Rd (SH 10), Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand (Formerly Kerikeri Farm Hostel)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
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»Come to find a little paradise.....«We are happy to welcome you in a cosy hostel with loads of character. Surrounded by our organic orange and mandarin orchard. We offer a wonderfully relaxing base for exploring the Bay of Islands and the Far North. Enjoy the atmosphere of a roaring fire. Relax on our spacious terrace while the sun is setting, swim in the pool or just sit back, relax and watch the oranges grow. ... more   less 
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