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Waoku Lodge

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   51A Whaanga Rd, Raglan 3297, New Zealand
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
BenMandy Cambridge, New Zealand
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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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Cambridge, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our stays at Waoku Lodge are always ultra relaxing. Awesome peaceful setting looking out upon the native bush, listening to our native birds & the rumble of the waves echoing up the valley. A five minute walk to pumping waves, spa on the deck after a surf, read a book & soak up the sun in peace & comfort on... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was gifted a Grabone voucher for Mother’s day and we used it this weekend. Wow what an amazing stay, the service was wonderful and I don’t think you could meet a better host than Sharon. She made us feel welcome and at home and nothing was too much trouble. The Lodge itself is beautiful, well maintained, clean and oh... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing little piece of paradise this is. We arrived in the dark, so it was a lovely surprise to wake up in the morning and realise the ocean was even closer than we thought. Gorgeous location...sea and bush views... and gorgeous well equipped apartment! Lots of beautiful touches within the apartment...I would have loved to have taken all... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would highly recommend this place for anyone who is after a 5 star experience tucked away in the beautiful hills of Raglan looking out over the west coast! Amazing place and even better experience with Sharon going over and above looking after you as if your guests in her own home :-) just booked to go back with all... More

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

We found Waoku Lodge to be a hidden gem! Amazing sea views from the hot tub on the deck, very comfortable beds and tasteful decor, clean and modern bathroom with a double shower and spa toiletries. A beautiful surf beach is only 2 minutes away, and it is only 6-8 minutes to Raglan town by car which makes it very... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

We certainly did find a little sanctuary tucked away in Raglan. Welcoming, warm host who couldn't do enough for us. In fact she upgraded us as there was a no show. We had a grab one voucher which having now visited I can honestly say was a bargain. It included a late check out and wine on arrival. Perfectly peaceful... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Just wanted a quick weekend getaway - pleasantly surprised! Excellent location, apartment, and especially the service. Sharon was very friendly and accommodating, the apartment was more than ample, and everything we wanted (including food) was there! We will most definitely come back and make it a regular weekend trip - VERY highly recommended.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Best birthday ever - Sharon upgraded our apartment from the Moana room to the Whenua which had the most spectacular ocean views. The atmosphere matched and the decor was absolutely stunning. Imagine waking up to the peaceful sounds of the tui's singing and the ocean waves crashing in the distance, with spectacular panoramic views to match. The hot tub on... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Over the last 6 months my partner and I have stayed at Waoku lodge a number of times. On every occasion we have found staff welcoming, and the apartments meeting the advertised standard of a luxury self-catering apartment. All apartments sleep up to 4 people. The kitchens use a large “Island” layout, which is perfect whilst preparing a meal -... More

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Encinitas, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Sharon is an angel. She went above and beyond to make us feel comfortable and at home. We came to Raglan on a surf trip and stumbled onto Waoku Lodge by accident. The food, the views, and most importantly, Sharon's attention to detail, make this a place that I will be returning to for years to come. Waoku Lodge is... More

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Address: 51A Whaanga Rd, Raglan 3297, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Raglan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Waoku Lodge 5*
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Nestled at the base of Mt Karioi, overlooking Whale Bay and the Tasman Sea, Waoku Lodge offers five-star luxury accommodation for the discerning traveler. Four self-contained apartments with ocean or bush views provide the base to relax, enjoy Raglan's arts and cafe culture or just chill on the adjoining decks. Surfing fans especially find Waoku Lodge a perfect base for watching for when surf's up and can be at Indicator's Point, Whale Bay, Manu Bay or Ngaranui Beach within minutes! Although equipped to a high specification for self-catering, an exclusive menu for breakfast and dinner is available with meals served in the privacy of your apartment. ... more   less 
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