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Fantail Lodge Country Estate

117 Rea Road, Katikati 3178, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012
DuGae Katikati, New Zealand
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We booked in to stay here in December 2013, and were horrified as to what we found. This has recently gone under and should not be advertised as available accomodation. They only have 1 room that they are booking out and the owners couldnt find a key for it. The pool and spa are empty, the restaurant and day spa... More

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Katikati, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

We would highly recommend Fantail Lodge for your wedding as we were married there on March 2012. Harrie & Barbara made our wedding a breeze & they were very accommodating to our needs. We hired out 6 villas and they were so luxurious you felt like Kings. We got married under the willow tree that was in between two ponds.... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

We stayed here in June, as a couple for 2 nights in a Garden Apartment room. Pros: The apartment was very new, spacious with a large bedroom, ensuite and separate dining/living room The food is superb. We had the 10 course degustation menu with matching wine - I cannot recommend this highly enough The cooked breakfast was also excellent, fresh... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

My Wife and I stayed here at short notice. We were warmly welcomed by Barbara and Harrie. The villas and grounds were absolutely stunning. A short drive into Katikati for necessities. Also, turn the other way and great adventure is to be had. Much to my annoyance I only had Harrie cook for me once.....a breakfast. It was stunning and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

We chose to stay at Fantail because friends had stayed here for a conference about 20 years ago and raved about it. Since then, brand new villas have been built. We spent our wedding anniversary in a lovely shiny new villa and felt like royalty. It looks like they're doing some work on the grounds which will really add to... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

We chose Fantail Lodge for our annual company planning meeting. We didn't know what we were in for so flew somewhat blind as to how it would be. Quite simply, we were blown away with the experience. From the rooms, to the service, but above all the food is brilliant. Harrie & Barbara are world class in their delivery of... More

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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

We stayed this weekend in one of the villas (7B) for a very special occasion and it surpassed our expectations, Our view was towards citrus trees and spacious grounds with quails and pheasants in the early morning, just amazing. Katikati is surely not Queenstown but for a romantic hideaway spending quality time together it could not have been better. the... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

We stayed at the Lodge for 2 nights and we were glad we upgraded from an Estate Room to a Villa. Very clean, tastefully furnished and kitchen and bathroom were nicely fitted out. The setting of this place in the park is unique, it is a lovely environment and we have thoroughly enjoyed our stay. However, next time we have... More

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

My partner and I booked into Fantail Lodge for our honeymoon night on the 28th of Jan 2012. The villa was nice and clean, but we had a nasty shock when looking around the place to find that the door to the ajoining villa wasnt locked and we were greeted by a very shocked naked couple when opening the door!... More

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Our stay was a disaster!! On Holiday from Ireland prior to Christmas 2011 I surprised my wife to a quiet night away. On checking in we were taken to our room on the other side of the lodge, This was a mid week booking and there were 2 other families staying at the lodge and could not understand why we... More

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Address: 117 Rea Road, Katikati 3178, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Katikati
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It took 20 years of development, careful preparations and sheer persistence to make Fantail Lodge Country Estate the unique and exceptional venue it is today: A country estate with a working orchard and a luxury lodge in tranquil country settings where service, exquisite cuisine and the art of hosting are carefully blended into a culture of sincere dedication towards the well-being of our guests. ... more   less 
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