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88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   88 Koropewa Road, Kerikeri 0295, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 30 Kerikeri B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at 88 Lodge when I took myself off for a couple of days myself after visiting friends with a newborn in Auckland. Geoff and Chris could not have been more friendly and helpful, which was especially appreciated since I was by myself. The standard of the lodge is as if you were in a luxury hotel. The setting... More

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We do so appreciate your kind comments about our breakfasts, which we believe are very much a feature of the 88 Lodge hospitality. The Bay of Islands is a large geographical area with attractions, events, activities, heritage and tourist places spread throughout. The perfect central location is difficult to find and when you add into the mix all that the... More

Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Immaculate room, cheery and very helpful hosts with great advice for everything in the greater area, wonderful breakfasts. Happy to go back and happy to recommend. You can get cheaper but 88 Lodge is excellent value.

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind Trip Advisor review. It is so nice to hear you enjoyed our King Palm Room and our breakfasts; it will be lovely to have you with us again. More

Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We had a fantastic stay here back in April, the accommodation and grounds are really wonderful as were the hosts Geoff and Chris. On arrival we were greeted with a warm welcome and an upgrade to the Majestic Suite. The room was huge and opened out onto the grounds which are extremely well kept and pleasant to relax in. Geoff... More

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We just love Northland so much and have spent a lot of time finding those extra special places that surround us. The next best thing is sharing those places with our guests and it’s always a delight to get the feedback this is appreciated. So pleased to read you enjoyed our Majestic suite, the grounds and our special breakfasts. We... More

Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Both my partner and I really enjoyed this location. It was far enough away from everyone to feel like you were in your own paradise, but close enough for you to enjoy the touristy and foodie aspects of Kerieri and the surrounds. The breakfasts were amazing - they were a great start to the day. The local knowledge was fantastic... More

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

You raised such a good point about our location. We are so very quiet and private yet so close to Kerikeri, and within the Bay of Islands. Some like to be close to the hustle and bustle, in the mixer, but so many prefer to be able to step away and enjoy the stars in the light pollution free sky,... More

Vermillion, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

A friend and I stayed here and had an excellent experience. The owners are extremely helpful and responsive. Geoff had great recommendations for activities and restaurants. And he was a huge help by booking different activities for us during our stay. Chris cooks up a delicious breakfast; we had the best croissants ever (they were homemade!) The accommodations were quite... More

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It is always a pleasure to use our local knowledge to ensure our guests get the very best out of their time here. With so much to do locally the biggest decision is what to leave out. Using the Bay of Islands (Kerikeri) airport like you did can effectively give 2 extra days in the Bay area. Great planning. We... More

Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Upon booking at 88 Lodge I was informed that they do not normally accept bookings with children, however gratefully they made an exception for our baby (7 months old). We had the Majestic Suite and I cannot fault it! It is immaculate. Unfortunately we arrived in the dark :( so were unable to realise the beauty of the outside surroundings... More

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was a delight to have you, your Mum and that lovely little baby boy with us. As you say we do not normally take children. 88 Lodge is geared up to provide peaceful surroundings for independent travellers rather than families. However we do both love the little ones and his presence made us both sad that we do not... More

Dubai, UAE
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely night at 88 Lodge in March 2014. The rooms were very comfortable and suited to our needs perfectly. The gardens looked stunning and I wish we would have had more time to relax and enjoy the beautiful surrounds. The highlight of our stay, however, was meeting our fabulous hosts, who looked after our every need. They... More

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was lovely to receive your kind review, it is very much appreciated. Thank you so much. It is always grand to welcome guests from around the world. You where our first guests from Dubai and it was so good to place a pin in our world map of visitor origins. We shall very much look forward to your next... More

ferntree gully
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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We have just completed a wonderful stay- although too short unfortunately- at the fantastic bed and breakfast 88 Lodge in Kerikeri, in the North Island of NZ. Our room, was always exceptionally clean and very well appointed. Our hosts, Geoff and Chris simply could not do enough for us .Breakfast every morning was an absolute feast full of fresh, often... More

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was such a shame that your time with us had to be cut short but we really enjoyed your company on the 4 days you were with us. For a first time trip to NZ you resisted the temptation to try and ‘do’ both islands electing to tour Northland only. So sensible but alas matters at home demanded your... More

Somerville, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We were here for three nights at the end of two weeks of traveling as two couples (my husband and I kept on for another week, but exploring the Northland was our combined trip's last hurrah). We chose Kerikeri based on its centrality to the region and were glad we did. And while the 88 is wonderfully secluded, it's an... More

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Such a detailed and lengthy review, thank you so much. So pleased you enjoyed the spa pool (which is the special feature of our Queen Palm Suite), and found our maps and touring suggestions constructive. We do make every effort to find those ‘out of the way’ places that are so easily missed when on the normal tourist trail. We... More

St. Austell
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

88 Lodge provided us with 3 luxurious nights of accommodation. We had the studio room looking out onto the beautiful garden. Chris and Geoff were delightful hosts and were invaluable with their knowledge and advice on the area. They prepared a delicious breakfast, fresh fruit, homemade croissants, and much more. A tranquil oasis. Would highly recommend if you want to... More

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

You stayed with us for 3 nights and enjoyed our Majestic suite. Our records show this as being the most popular combination of options available at 88 Lodge. Thank you for your kind comments about our knowledge and advice on the area. With so much to experience locally we have over the years designed many varied and exciting ‘day’s out’.... More

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Address: 88 Koropewa Road, Kerikeri 0295, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast 4*
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Just minutes from bustling Kerikeri 88 Lodge & its swimming pool are secluded within park-like subtropical gardens. With just 3 rooms (all en-suite), the lodge is warm, intimate and homely. Your room has a King sized bed and is fully equipped with everything you will need to make your stay pleasant and comfortable. Breakfasts are a specialty of the house and made to your order from the freshest & most local produce. Free High Speed Internet & National telephone calls make keeping in touch so easy. 88 Lodge is perfectly located for the best of The Bay of Islands and all Northland. Geoff & Chris your hosts, pride themselves on ensuring you have the most memorable time in this wonderful part of New Zealand. Their hospitality is only matched by their local knowledge and free tour planning to ensure you make the very most of your time in this piece of paradise. ... more   less 
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