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Tui Lodge

196 Taupahi Road, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
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Ranked #3 of 8 Turangi B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Ian and Francis were great hosts at this beautiful B&B! My husband did some fishing and we also did some fantastic hikes together! Francis and Ian went out of there way to accommodate us! Francis made a cooked to order breakfast each morning and we had some nice appetizers each night. Many things came fresh from the garden! Each room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

We have just spent two nights at Tui Lodge. Our primary reason for choosing it was that we wanted to go fly fishing near Turangi and Ian is a very experienced and knowledgeable fishing guide. But staying at Tui Lodge was a wonderful experience in and of itself. Our room was lovely, with a very comfortable king bed and modern... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I had a 3 night stay at Tui Lodge last week - just loved it all. comfortable bed, powerful shower, outlook to a lovely spring garden and hearing the Tui's singing most of the day. Breakfast of fresh and stewed fruit from the garden was super. Hadn't ever put salt in the rhubarb while cooking - gosh it was so... More 

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Castle Hedingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Tui Lodge exceeded all our expectations and some. Accommodation is spacious and very clean and the proprietors Ian and Frances make you feel very welcome and really do their best to ensure you get the most from your stay in the area. Breakfast is something else particularly if you like Rhubarb. Lots of fresh fruit mainly from the garden. Also... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying with Ian and Francis for two days with my family over the holiday period. The rooms are immaculate with beautiful on suite showers. Ian and Francis are wonderful hosts not only do they do the best breakfast we have had in the Southern Hemisphere (most of which is grown in their garden) but they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

We stayed at Tui Lodge for three days, hosts Ian & Francis were fantastic, loved the home cooked breakfast with fresh fruit & rhubarb straight from the garden. 5 star accommodation & service at a fraction of the price you would expect to pay. Great value ! Ian runs guided trout fishing tours & supplies all the good gear for... More 

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tuilodge, Owner at Tui Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for writing the review and we are glad you both enjoyed your time with us. We also enjoyed your company. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Hosts made us feel very comfortable. Treated as members of the family yet given our own "space". Great local knowledge and stunning garden. Overall just like being at home but with staff to provide for every need.

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tuilodge, Owner at Tui Lodge, responded to this review

Glad to here you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed our area. Thrilled you enjoyed our garden. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

We had a wonderful overnight stay with Ian and Francis. They have a very comfortable home and the bedrooms were spacious with King Size beds. The bathroom was also very generous. Ian and Francis were very gracious hosts and made us feel at home. We wished we were able to stay an extra night so that we could have tried... More 

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tuilodge, Owner at Tui Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We enjoyed having you all stay. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2011

I have to say that my stay at Tui lodge was very comfortable and cosy,a remarkable garden with splendid views of mount pihanga,a great place to stay if you looking for peace and quiet.Thank you Ian and Frances

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tuilodge, Owner at Tui Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you both for the reviews written about us and our property. Trust we will see you all back one day. More 

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