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Moon Gate Villa

4.5 of 5 462 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far the best weekend I have had. My boyfriend and I went there for his birthday and wow were we surprised. We had a warm welcome by Lionell and Rob and were showed to our room. We stayed in the premier suite. It was luxurious and well set up. The next morning Lionell cooked us some breakfast... More 

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Paihia, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Just had the most amazing night at Moon Gate Villa. We were lucky enough to have the Premium Suite and it was just beautiful. Everything possible has been thought of to make the stay perfect. Quality furnishings, luxury towels, comfiest bed ever! Private gateway to the gorgeous heated pool. The grounds are amazing, beautiful mature gardens. We highly recommend ordering... More 

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biglegsrocky, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia ora Krave123, Rob and I are very happy you spent your birthday here at Moon Gate Villa and we thoroughly enjoyed sharing your day with you both. We wish you all the best and hope to see you next year for yet another birthday treat. More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Recently I had a great experience staying at Moon Gate Villa in the Bay of Islands are of New Zealand. The Villa was simply one of the most relaxing places I have stayed in years (and I travel extensively). Beautiful grounds, wonderful accommodation and a caring team that made me feel at home with their advice, attention and service the... More 

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biglegsrocky, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Hello Daniel, Thank you again for the great review and hope your journey back to Ausralia was as relaxed as your stay here at Moon Gate. Thank you also for the wonderful email, we hope to see you again sooner rather than later and maybe with your partner as well in tow? All the best, until we get to look... More 

Acton, M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Moon Gate for 4 nights recently and enjoyed every moment of the stay. We were struck by the beautiful grounds and spacious room. We loved details like the big bathtub in our room, and the nice audio/visual system. Even the hosts' pets were sweet! Lionel gave great advice on what to see in the... More 

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biglegsrocky, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Hi Michelle F, thank you for your wonderful review. We are happy to hear you felt pampered and "at home" as we aim to make all our guests feel this way. We hope he rest of your journeys went well and were as enjoyable as your stay here at Moon Gate. All the best and hope to see you both... More 

Santa Monica, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This villa is completely first class with a very personal touch. The house and the yard are so serene and beautiful, you will feel relaxed upon arrival. The rooms were the most luxurious beds and baths it was heavenly. Most of all Lionel and Rob are so wonderful they will make your trip to New Zealand complete. We had the... More 

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biglegsrocky, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Hello Anne W and family members, Thank you for a great review and we are glad you all enjoyed your stay. It was great to see you all relaxed and just chilling out and all your journeys back across the oceans went well. We hope some day to see you back here in good old NZ one day. All the... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

On a recent trip to NZ we were fortunate enough to stay with Lionel and Rob at Moon Gate Villa, from the time we first made contact with them when organizing our booking, to the time we left we were made to feel valued and special. The cottage accommodation was fantastic, a hidden gem. We arrived late on a wet... More 

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biglegsrocky, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Thank you Sasha for your review. We hope to see you both back one day for a longer stay. More 

new Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Wonderfully welcoming, Lionel and Rob know how to make you feel relaxed and at ease instantly. We arrived late on a Friday evening after a particularly arduous working week and a long drive in the rain, all of which vanished from our consciousness as we entered Moon Gate Villa, were invited into a luxuriously comfortable and cosy living room and... More 

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biglegsrocky, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Thank you tonjonnz for your wonderful review. It is a pleasure for us to find that our guests are so relaxed by the finish of their stay, that they don't want to leave. We are glad you both enjoyed your weekend away and look forward to your next visit back to the Bay of Islands. Regarding the small 3rd villa... More 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Moon Gate Villa was amazing, Lionel and Mark where friendly & helpful, organising all our activities over a wonderful cooked breakfast every morning. The gardens are beautiful and there is such a relaxing feel about the whole place. I would recommend anyone staying in Keri Keri who enjoys luxury to stay here!

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biglegsrocky, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Hello Dave W and thank you for your review. We hope your wife enjoyed her birthday getaway. It was our pleasure to look after you both and glad to look after you again if you ever find yourselves back this way. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It was perfect, right down to the last detail. Very clean and comfortable, the service impeccable. We exchanged recipes, restaurant tips and even had dinner together. The garden is beautiful and being personally greeted including the pets, just felt like being at home.

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biglegsrocky, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Hello Brenda S and thank you for the wonderful review. We had a wonderful wedding and all went really well. Thank you so much for your banana cake recipes, my wedding cake was banana. We hope your flight back to Melbourne was good and hope you see you both back here in the beautiful bay of islands one day. All... More 

Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We stayed for a week and enjoyed Moon Gate Villa very much. It started with the personalized welcome Board, the friendly manner of the hosts and the fishpond along the inside alley. The bed was perfect, the windows could stay open all night as screendoors were installed and in good shape. The Garden is beautiful and you have your own... More 

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biglegsrocky, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Hello Petra and thank you for your review. We thoughly enjoyed looking after you both and hope your flights back to Germany was good. Thank you More 

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Address: 462 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Moon Gate Villa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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