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Aurora Lodge

Cullen Road | Waipu Cove, Waipu 0254, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 6 Waipu B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015
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Seven Corners, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I was walking Te Araroa trail and while passing this B&B decided on a whim to splurge and rest. And I was not disappointed by anything. The place is top notch bordering luxurious with absolutely stunning panoramic views of the bay. But the most amazing thing is the way owners took care of me. Rob took me in his car... More 

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Newcasle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My wife and I stayed here recently and wishes we could have stayed longer. The view is beautiful across the bay from our room and private deck which provided protection from the elements. The house is beautiful and our room well appointed. Our host were very helpful and did anything they could to make our stay enjoyable. Want to go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Josie and I needed a two night stay in Waipu, we saw the sign knocked on the door, met Rod and found we were in heaven! We met Audrey (back from the hairdressers), the welcome was fantastic, room was spacious, had a terrace with view over the bay. Rod even offered to lend me his golf clubs! Breakfast was awesome... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We stayed for one night for my partner's birthday. We found the location to be fantastic, perched up on a hill overlooking Waipu Cove with great views (unbeatable). The accommodation was excellently designed to be everything that a B & B should be, totally maximising the experience of being in such a great location - with views from the bedroom... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014 via mobile

Welcoming hosts, gorgeous location, beautifully appointed accommodation - it doesn't get much better! spacious and extremely comfortable room overlooking Bream Bay, then breakfast upstairs, with time to meet fellow guests. Be sure to have at least one night here if visiting Waipu area!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

What a great experience. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable, and the hosts were nice and friendly. We also loved the cooked breakfast, with a huge selection of food! We''ll be recommending Aurora Lodge to anyone visiting Waipu. Thanks for the lovely hospitality.

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Cambridge NZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Fantastic room, view and hosts. Stayed one night but wished that we could have stayed for longer. The room was light and airy with the doors opening to the sea view. There was a large ensuite and walk-in wardrobe. Audrey and Rob were fantastic, with a cooked breakfast served on the deck overlooking the sea.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

My husband and I stayed here two nights with two teenagers. (1 girl, 1 boy). Our room, with ensuite was superb. Large with breath taking views and bi-fold doors to totally connect with the outdoors. We ate on the patio both nights. The teenagers shared and were delighted with their 'pad'! Own bathroom/toilet, sitting area, TV etc and more stunning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Was there for one night on my trip to the far north. The lodge is situated above Waipu Cove and you get stunning views of the area and the bream bay! Also very nice hosts and a great room, lovely decorated. Was also good advices for food for dinner. A "must" on the east coast!

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Taganga, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We stayed here on the first night of our engagement. We got engaged on beautiful Bream Bay. Audrey and Rod had planned the roses and champagne in the room for us and made the night absolutely amazing. The house is breathtaking, 360 views of the bay. Audrey and Rob know how to make the very most of our favourite spot... More 

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