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Tangiaro Kiwi Retreat

1299 Port Charles Road, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We called in on the off chance when we saw the sign at the gate and hoped to get a coffee but were very pleasantly surprised to realise it was a restaurant and we were in time for lunch. We had a friendly welcome from a fellow Brit and took a table in the covered area outside looking over the... More 

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Tangiaro, Front Office Manager at Tangiaro Kiwi Retreat, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting. The snapper tacos has been one of our staff favourites this past summer! :-) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

stayed here really by accident as nowhere else available in the area due to bank holiday in local city. Absolutely superb accommodation with just about everything needed in the cabins, dishwashers microwave., washing and drying machines, top class cutlery crockery glasses etc free Jacuzzi on site and a reasonable restaurant as well. If you are about to visit the area... More 

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Tangiaro, Front Office Manager at Tangiaro Kiwi Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Hopefully you will chance upon us again some time. :-) More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A long drive on unsealed roads but worth the effort. Rooms are little houses with everything you need, lovely large comfy beds. Quality through out. Beautiful location and great spot to base yourself to walk Coastal Tramp at top of peninsular. The walk up river to the swimming hole is very sweet as well. Check out opens late so be... More 

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Tangiaro, Front Office Manager at Tangiaro Kiwi Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and we apologise that nobody was about to check you out that morning, usually someone is available from 8.30am. Thank you for your understanding and for sorting out your check out later that day! :-) More 

Whitianga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Each of the cottages is really a little house. Clean spacious and packed with all the amenities you would need. Fridge oven and range top as well as all the crockery and eating utensils you would need if you bought your own food which we didn't. Nice bath robes and slippers too, no bath but a nice shower with good... More 

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Tangiaro, General Manager at Tangiaro Kiwi Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you, it's always nice to someone local (ish) stay. Hope to see you again soon :-) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

A great place to stay to rest and relax. It is indeed a kiwi retreat. Friendly staff. Spa pools are great. Recommend a swim in the waterhole. A reasonably good selection of food on the restaurant menu. They make a good coffee. This area is a great example of an "old NZ" holiday destination - down a few kilometres of... More 

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Tangiaro, Front Office Manager at Tangiaro Kiwi Retreat, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay, hope to see you back again. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

but it disappointed in a number of respects. We booked over the internet and I made several calls to the property in advance to check on details like wireless internet, food availability on site etc. Despite being told each time that there was wireless internet available in the lodge, when we got there, the wi-fi (a) was not available in... More 

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Tangiaro, Front Office Manager at Tangiaro Kiwi Retreat, responded to this review

We apologise for the problems that arose during your stay . Unfortunately a key staff member had a medical emergency on Christmas day and this left us short staffed between Christmas and New Years. This required us to use less experienced staff on front of house and we apologise for any confusion caused by this. The dinner booking process, spa... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I went there with a colleague for lunch and had the beef burger, it was awesome. The scenery is just fantastic, nature right there next to your table. The meal was great and worth every dollar, compliments to the chef it was more than just a burger. It's a great place to visit when your up in Port Charles.

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Tangiaro, Front Office Manager at Tangiaro Kiwi Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you, hopefully next time you will have time to stay as well. More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Stayed last night in a lodge we had never stayed in. Tui lodge. Nice and private with morning sun. We've been here many times and love it. Massage and spas are awesome. Its definitely one of nz's best kept secrets. We love it so much we want to share it with our family and friends so are getting married here... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Every time we stay here we are so impressed with the impeccable service, the beauty of the place, the remoteness and every thing about it. The staff are fantastic and all ways willing to help. Tangiaro offer so much more than just a stay - a must do!!!! Robbie and Jo Chesham

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Have been there three times now - the last visit was for our wedding. Tangiaro is located in the bush of far north Coromandel close to some dramatic beaches. The lodges are large, nicely done and well equipped. Staff is charming and very helpful. Will go back again soon.

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