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Moon Gate Villa

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462 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
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Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely service! Lionel und Rob are the true hosts. Tastful luxury rooms, beautiful garden with tropical vegetation and pool. We started in the day with a very tasty breakfast! Thank you for everything! We will come back.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited with absolutely no expectations. we were very well impressed. You would struggle to find a fault with Moon Gate Villa. The hosts are professional and friendly, the rooms are outstanding, the pool, surrounded by tropical vegetation is very inviting, breakfast was an absolute treat and it is all surrounded by the most impressive garden. We thoroughly enjoyed our... More 

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Thank wayne B
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lionel and Rob and are the most gracious hosts in Kerikeri.Their professional, discreet and efficient service made our stay unbelievably peaceful and easy. Their knowledge of locate hotspots, activities and restaurants is extremely comprehensive and accurate. Technological comforts to match any inner city soul. The property is phenomenal and immaculately kept. We will be back again as soon as possible!

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Thank Nat A
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were made to feel special from the moment we walked in the door. This is a very magic spot with exceptionally tasteful luxury room tucked into a beautifully landscaped setting. Rob and Lionel are true hosts from an amazingly decadent breakfast,to their brilliant local knowledge and we can't wait to go back.

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Thank Kiwidemon
Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We we welcomed to the villa with a glass of chilled white wine - what a great way to greet guests. We stayed in the 'cabin' and enjoyed the gardens and the privacy. The peace and quiet lent to long nights sleep every night. A wonderful place to stay.

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Thank Other_Canadians
Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia Ora Other_Canadians We are so happy you enjoyed the Cottage (cabin). We hope your travels will bring you back this way one day. Cheers Lionel and Rob More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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42 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Luxury from the moment you step from your car onto the circular drive to a gracious reception by Lionel. As my sister-in-law commented, "The photos on the website don't do it justice." Even the hallway offers an aesthetic experience, curving to embrace an indoor fountain and garden. The magnificent gardens, superb cooking, luxurious linens, and comprehensive local information build on... More 

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Thank whimsyfirst
Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia Ora Whimsyfirst Thank you for the wonderful reveiw and hope to see you all again in the near future. Cheers Lionel and Rob More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Moon Gate Villa is a private retreat which offers luxurious amenities. The attention to detail was exceptional and the breakfasts amazing! Hosts Lionel and Rob were professional and thoughtful and made us feel very welcome...in fact, made us feel as if we were old friends coming to stay...but not to the point of being familiar. A wonderful place to stay... More 

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Thank Kay M
Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia Ora Kay M Thank you for your wonderful review. We love what we do and try to aim to make all our fabulous guests feel like friends coming back to stay. We hope your travels home went well and hope to see you both one day again. Cheers Lionel & Rob More 

Melbourne
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place to stay! We stayed in the cottage which is so lovely and private yet close to the main villa. The cottage has a lounge / bedroom with double doors that open out onto a private verandah (great place to have breakfast, overlooking the beautiful gardens), a kitchen / dining area (where you can do some simple cooking), bathroom... More 

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia Ora CC1976 Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review. We are glad you both enjoyed your stay in the Cottage. We hope the next time you visit you will get to enjoy the solar heated pool and relax in the guest lounge. Hope your journey back to Melbourne was good and look forward to your... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

It was so good to return for our second visit in 2 years to find this unique destination still exceeded our expectations. We stayed 2 days in the cottage and loved the fluffy towels, good bed and linen, excellent breakfast basket and lovely deck with table & chairs where one can sit and enjoy breakfast with the tuis landing on... More 

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia Ora Raewyn, Thank you again for the great review. Yes the Garden Safari was a fantastic experience and it was good to see people come to see and enjoy it. We look forward to your next visit soon. Cheers Lionel More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Moon Gate Villa is a fabulous place to stay if you are looking for privacy, relaxation and beautiful surroundings. My husband and I stayed here last year for our wedding anniversary and were that impressed with everything we came back again this year to receive the same awesome experience. From the time you arrive, with your own personalised welcome sign,... More 

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Thank you "countrybums" for your review. We really enjoy our garden conversations and idea's exchange when you stay. Thank you for the pic of your gardens they're looking great. We hope to see you next year and hear more on what has been done to your beautiful little paradise. Kia ora Lionel and Rob More 

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