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Gulf Harbour Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   164 Harbour Village Drive | Whangaparaoa, Whangaparaoa 1463, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Whangaparaoa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
sam1804 Auckland Region, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Matamata, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I stayed in a so called premier rom in the weekend the room was cramped with double beds and for some reason a rolaway single bed. 1 bedspread was stained on the underside Crose And The Dvd remote didnt work and the pullout knob on the shower/ bath tap was just that it pulled off in my... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice and clean hotel (although a bit old) to spend a weekend. Not many restaurants around. But the Indian restaurant downstairs offers great food and service. Many nice beaches around, safe for swimming

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi everybody, I had my wedding very nearby Gulf Harbour Lodge and suggested to my guests to use this accomodation. Worst mistake!!!!! I had booked months in advance and the day before the wedding (the day one lot of guests were to check in) they were told there was no disability room available - for my grandmother who was in... More 

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Auckland
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3 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dated to say the least, needs some work all over the room, no AC, broken DVD Player had to repeatedly get staff up to fix and replace with other players, gave up after the third time and all that was offered was wifi, we didn't even have a laptop - _- ... What did make the stay nice though was... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

It is true that the soft furnishings are worn, the wall heater is rusting and the paint chipping, but this lodge has the feel of faded luxury and provides a comfortable and relaxing stay. I have stayed here three times now, most recently at Christmas. Stayed in a two roomed suite. It had a delightful lounge, separate bedroom with comfortable... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is not "Whangaparoa Luxury Accomodation" as the website states. We stayed in room 2. It smelt terrible (curry). No air conditioning and no sky. Extremely average. I will say location good with bars etc in close proximity AVOID

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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Stayed at the lodge for 2 nights. No one at reception when we arrived had to use the reception phone to get someone to come to attend to us. We were given a large room with 2 double beds. The beds didn't have pillow cases so had to ring reception and ask for some pillow cases, there was a table... More 

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Tauranga
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Sad to say this place did not match the description. Ghost ship is a good description. Having been told the only available room was a luxury suite we booked anyway. struggled to navigate to the room because signage was ambiguous, difficulty getting lighting operational, sitting watching tv ( not Sky) when our door is opened by another guest whose key... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Warm welcome from reception staff, 3 of us asked for 2 single beds but the room we got had two doubles and a single which was nice. The room had everything in it if you never wanted to leave the spacious room, Pacific Bar and nice restaurant just downstairs though. Highly recommended!

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Puerto Montt
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Booked in for two nights as it is close to Gulf Harbour Marina and my boat was temporarily uninhabitable. Booked into a second floor room with views over the 'canal'. We seemed to be the only guests and after booking in did not see anyone at reception again.... it was a bit like being on 'the ghost ship'. The room?... More 

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Address: 164 Harbour Village Drive | Whangaparaoa, Whangaparaoa 1463, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Whangaparaoa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Gulf Harbour Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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