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Waoku Lodge

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51A Whaanga Rd, Raglan 3297, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rotorua District, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome place, just what we needed. Time to relax and unwind and get away from our busy lifestyle. Beautiful native gardens, lovely spa to soak in and an awesome view. Thank you very much Sharon, you are an awesome host, and Olly (the dog) for making us feel at home. We had a wonderful weekend, cheers

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a ladies night away in pure heaven. Quiet serene setting with a warm heartfelt welcome from Sharon and little Ollie. Unit is very classy, high end and tastefully decorated. Beds so comfortable, double shower is amazing, spa is gorgeous, felt really pampered. One night was awesome, will definitely stay longer next time. Set in a paradise, definitely recommend as... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Moana Lodge - 5 friends and loved it. Peaceful, slice of heaven, perfect for families, couples, girls weekend away. Very Clean and Sharon was lovely to deal with - Thank you Sharon! We all cant wait to come back!! Our biggest regret was that we only stayed one night. - but a good excuse to come... More 

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

Had a lovely one night stay in the Whenua apartment with my partner, we got engaged while we were there so will always be a special place for us. Lovely apartment with everything you would need for a nights stay or a weeks. Beautiful view too, Sharon was a great host. Hopefully we will be back soon.

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

We received excellent service from Sharon who is the very experienced, warm and friendly host of Waoku Lodge located just a short drive from Raglan. The Ahi apartment overlooks the gorgeous Whale Bay and is very well equipped for self sufficient guests with excellent cooking and bathroom facilities. In addition you can soak away in the spa out on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just returned from another 2 night stay in beautiful Whale Bay at the Waoku Lodge. Lovely, very quiet and peaceful. Great bathroom amenities, great self catering amenities. Top of the range cooking and audio amenities.

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

Had an amazing night here, the room was superbly decorated, lovely and clean and the view was spectacular. The meal delivered to our room was first class definitely go there again highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Waoku Lodge is one of my favourite places in New Zealand. Nestled away just outside of Raglan, this lodge boasts breathtaking Ocean views, luxurious accommodation and the friendliest of hosts. I attended a girls weekend at the lodge where six of us booked two apartments, we had the most amazing getaway and Sharon ensured we felt absolutely pampered. I cannot... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We booked two nights at Waoku lodge off the back of it's amazing reviews because the photos didn't really impress us to be honest. When you get to the lodge the exterior isn't all that impressive either but once you get inside you realise what all of the fuss is about. We stayed in Moana which doesn't really get you... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Very comfortable stay with very nicely appointed units. Free WiFi was included along with Sky and Sky movies. The view is amazing, nestled in the bush. I had a very nice walk down to the beach in the morning. We did dinner in the town. Can recommend Waoku Lodge

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