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611 Wainui Road, Raglan 3297, New Zealand
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Ranked #9 of 10 Specialty Lodging in Raglan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly staff, stunning views, trendy rooms, lovely cafe, quiet at night time and Eco friendly. Great areas for socialising but also chilled and welcoming. Showers could be a tiny bit temperamental but that's about it. If you're a backpacker looking for a surf or just some peace and a chill I can't recommend this place enough. It is 6km away... More 

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

We used Solscape for an annual retreat, bringing together colleagues from far and wide. The staff were friendly and the gardens were incredible. The conference room had ample space for our meeting but was a bit hot in the afternoons! Would certainly recommend the place to others.

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SolscapeNZ, Owner at Solscape, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We've been enjoying hosting student and business groups and it's great to receive positive feedback about our conference room, facilities and friendly staff. We'll look into fans for those summer afternoons. Hope to see you again sometime. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were looking for a ' romantic getaway' for our 5 year. Not keen on something too mushy or boring, I booked a night at solscape. I stayed here 15 plus years ago, when it was just a couple of tram carriages and very sweet people. Tue carriages and laid back attitude remain, with some added eco-cons and beautiful new... More 

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SolscapeNZ, Owner at Solscape, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your night in one of our Bush Belle Tents in the Tipi Forest. Hope it's not another 15 years before we see you again. And happy anniversary too! More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Totally gorgeous, serene and peaceful stay. The young staff are friendly and happy to be of assistance in any way. Fabulous organic food from the small cafe there. Try the Granola for a heavenly breakfast. Views are amazing. We stayed in the Eco Apartment (East) which was lovely. Clean and well kept. There is all sorts of accommodation at this... More 

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SolscapeNZ, Owner at Solscape, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're happy to know you enjoy your stay and hope to see you again soon. More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I always wanted to sleep in a train so when I saw I could at Solscape I booked it for a night. It looked quite nice in the pics but was not as it seemed when we got there. There was a bad smell, the bed was super hard and had roll together, then there was the mozzies! Some fly... More 

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SolscapeNZ, Owner at Solscape, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that your stay in the Overlander Train was not up to your expectations. Thank you for bringing the bed issue to our attention as it's the first comment we've had to that effect and we will look into providing some mozzie protection. Very pleased that you enjoyed lunch at the... More 

Byron Bay, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this was our 4th visit to stay at solscape over 10 years. we have stayed in the train carriages (very cool) ,the summer house ,and now most recently for the second time we have splashed out and stayed in the very cool "ecobach". I can't praise these enough, beautifully designed and built with stunning views great fitout and serious ecocredentials.... More 

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SolscapeNZ, Owner at Solscape, responded to this review

Thank you Ruth, it's always nice to see returning guests. Will pass on your hello to Dom. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a tipi for one night. The photos on the web looked great, however the tipis are very run down and the floors are full of dirt , grass and they were damp. We were in tipi no 2 , it is right next door to the next tipi , zero privacy. We had crumbs on the floor which... More 

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SolscapeNZ, Owner at Solscape, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I am sorry that you had a bad experience in one of our Tipis. Your feedback has prompted us to have another look at the presentation of our Tipis. The poured earth floors which are in most Tipis will be replaced will be replaced with wooden platforms for next season which will help in... More 

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

Solscape has a lot of potential to be great, but it was just not executed to its full potential. We stayed in tipi village and as soon as we got there the tent was damp, the sheets were damp, there were no mosquito net in the tipi and a lot of bugs and spiders in the top peak of the... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Great location. Had dinner on top of the hill (inspiration point) and the views were amazing. Bathrooms and showers weren't as bad as the other reviews stated. I went in with really low expectations but they weren't half as bad as the other reviews. My stay was apart of stray and I enjoyed the tour but not some of the... More 

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SolscapeNZ, Owner at Solscape, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and our lovely view. More 

Sawtell, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Most expensive camper van site we used in the north island and the worst.Muddy uneven site,overlooking overgrown paddock.Toilet and shower had doors that wouldn't shut, so in came rain and wind,there was no dry area to put anything. Won't be coming back.

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SolscapeNZ, Owner at Solscape, responded to this review

We are sad to hear that the rural outlook was not to your taste, and appreciate learning how we might better improve our grounds and facilities. Mud is certainly a challenge when camping in rainy conditions. Perhaps you were unaware of the covered cooking and dining areas and the guest lounge and cafe where guests are welcome to shelter from... More 

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Address: 611 Wainui Road, Raglan 3297, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Raglan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 32
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