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Tasmania, Aust
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

My husband and I tried to find a suitable B&B in Deconport and this was one of three that we visited. There was no signage and no indication that it still,operates as any form of guest accommodation. We hope,this post saves others from wasting their time driving around and trying to find out about possible options.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Jackie and Claus have made a superb job of presenting this Lodge to the market.Decor tasteful, quality furnishings and lots of extra little touches.The view of The SkyTower lit up at night,from the verandah was special. Could not fault the breakfasts we had- delicious! Devenport is such a nice spot to stay - a 15 min harbour cruise to get... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

Every time we entered the house after being out and about, we dreamed that this home was our own! It's immaculately presented with exquisite NZ art and beautiful furnishings and gardens. Claus and Jackie have put their heart and souls into this place and it couldn't be a more comfortable place to relax. They were great hosts without being intrusive... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

Absolutely faultless, extremely high quality accommodation, great location 2 minutes walk to the village, friendly hosts and cafe quality breakfasts. Would stay again and recommend.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

Within walking distance of the ferry and all Devonport has to offer, this boutique Lodge is utterly amazing. From quality furnishings to tasteful decor, fabulous bathrooms (the claw-foot roll top bath was lovely) private lounge, and the most amazing pancakes ever tasted, this was a truly relaxing stay with fabulous friendly hosts. Perfect for that special get away. We'll hopefully... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

What can I say but wow. The B and B is a an old 2 storey house that has been completely renovated and brought back to its former glory, quite tastefully I might add with a modern touch. No expense has been spared with the furnishings in the bedrooms with quality sheets, coverings, pillows and the most comfortable mattress I... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

We had the most wonderful stay at the Takarunga Lodge in December. The building is charming and the rooms are beautiful and incredibly comfortable with quality furnishings and tasteful, elegant decor (none of the overdecorated country nonsense that you often see at B&Bs). Devonport is charming, perfect for walking around with many bookshops, boutiques and excellent restaurants and a very... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

I like to stay in boutique style accom. so when I was made aware of a new B&B opening in Devonport I was quietly excited. Its just on the outskirts of Devonport when your driving over from Auckland so not too far away from the city. The house is beautiful - its newly renovated and the interior style is impeccable.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Possibly one of the loveliest little lodges I've stayed in anywhere in the world. The rooms are sumptuous, the beds are to die for with stunning surroundings & linen. To curl up on a comfortable couch in the lounge for the guests with sun streaming in the window reading a good book & a glass of amazing New Zealand wine... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in the late 1800s, Takarunga is situated in the main street of the quaint small maritime village of Devonport, only a 10 minute ferry ride (departing every 15-30 minutes) to downtown Auckland City. Devonport's easy location has ensured it is a popular choice for international visitors. Takarunga has recently been refurbished to the highest standard with an emphasis on style, elegance, comfort and privacy. With an interior designed by Superyacht award-winning designer Gilly Baillie, the modern yet traditional rooms at Takarunga Luxury Lodge have been designed specifically for our guests' enjoyment. Guests have exclusive access to their own tea and coffee facilities in the shared guest lounge.Each of the four guest bedrooms are elegant, spacious and restful, featuring traditional villa proportions. All of our rooms have their own ensuite with central heating, heated towel rails, luxury linen, pillows, bathrobes, slippers and toiletries. Rooms are serviced daily and have been furbished to a high standard with the emphasis on style, elegance, comfort and privacy. From a twin shower, original fireplace to a clawfoot bath to soak in or private verandah each room is unique and offers something unique.Gourmet breakfasts are served in the spacious breakfast room. We offer both a buffet continental breakfast featuring fresh and seasonal fruits, preserves, local fine cheeses, yoghurt, and our homemade muesli. This can be followed by your selection from our delicious cooked breakfast menu.We can offer you as much or as little help with your itinerary in New Zealand as you would like - from VIP Meet & Greet at Auckland airport and local sim cards on arrival, to fly fishing with your own private guide. Hosts Claus and Jackie extend a warm welcome to visitors from around the world and can help to locate special opportunities to add to your itinerary. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Takarunga Luxury Lodge

Address: 100 Victoria Road, Devonport, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Devonport
Price Range: $175 - $291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Takarunga Luxury Lodge Devonport, New Zealand - Auckland
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