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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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Tauranga
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This lodge provides comfortable accommodation in a quiet semi-surburban waterfront canal setting. I was here for a family Christmas nearby (I wasn't travelling with family which is why I've ticked Solo below, but they were close by). The room was huge (larger than my combined lounge and kitchen at home!), the bed comfortable, had a good bathroom with a generous... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

This is not luxury accommodation. Thought it was strange when i had to pay for my stay up front. Should have left then. The room is old and dated and had a musty smell. No sky TV - we asked about that and the manager said the sky was faulty and they could not fix it until monday to later... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We booked a 3 day stay... Had to pay in total which was odd and we're told we could park 'anywhere we wanted' in the public car park... We were told we were in room 38, after we walked there to find there was no room 38, the receptionist informed us there was a room 38 and we just hadn't... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We thought this would be ideal for our first nights of married life. Apart from convenience and location we were both disappointed. The place needs to be seriously cleaned with some mould remover! Doors locked at crazily early hour!

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

This hotel looked so promising on its website but the reality is very different and disappointing. The room we stayed in was very dated and felt grubby, there were stains on the bedcover and a strange smell in the room which may have been from previous occupants cooking. The bed was comfortable but the pillows were very thin. There were... More

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Gold Coast, QLD
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Tidy but dated room. Good size with two doubles. Reasonable value I thought. Excellent pressure in the shower. Our room was overlooking bars and cafe so got rowdy on Friday night. Solved this by joining the festivities. Will stay again if in the area.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Thanks so much to management (Sonya, Matt & Staff) who went out of their way to be helpful and accomodate our needs and give us an wonderful stay. The room was quiet and we had no issues at all. Thanks again for everything. Highly recommended.

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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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