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The Ridge Luxury Country Lodge

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2010

This place was awesome!!! we loved every minute of it!! Charlie you're good company :)!!! Great people, great service!!! Loved to visit again..Thank you for everything..!!!

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2010

My wife and I really enjoyed staying here. Ian and Maralyn are great hosts, they are very knowledgeable about the area and cooked us a beautiful home-made breakfast. The location is the perfect combination of stunning views, peaceful tranquillity but only 10 minutes from State Highway 1 and less than an hour from Auckland. There is also alot of activities... More 

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Milton Keynes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2010

After a hard two week touring around New Zealand we decided to treat ourselves to a night and diner at the Ridge, a lodge with the most amazing views. Ian and Maralyn are great hosts and make you feel really welcome. Also the food and wine was amazing, Ian makes sure you do not go thirsty!! We will definitely be... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2010

Wonderful hosts and fantastic wine. Great views, a place to get away from it all. Watch out you will be pampered. It is a very relaxed affair with quality surroundings.

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Cornwall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2008

Following a hectic two weeks touring the South & North islands we wanted somewhere nice to relax and take a leisurely look around the area north of Auckland, so out of the internet came The Ridge. This turned out to be what it claimed "somewhere to take life easy and also be pampered in a very personal and special way".... More 

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2008

Six of us were looking for a great place to stay to visit the Matakana wine region and this place stood out as a fun place to stay with friends for a weekend. After speaking to Maralyn on the phone we were really excited to hear that she would cook a great meal for us on the Friday we arrived.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2008

Following a 24-hour travel from mid-Canada we arrived at the Ridge Lodge in a somewhat frazzled state. That did not last long. During the short drive north from Auckland we were reminded somewhat of home but as we climbed the stone road to the Ridge Lodge, the view was unlike anything we had ever encountered. Arriving at 7:15 a.m. on... More 

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2008

A really nice relaxing time, set amongst rural Puhoi it was a very nice way to escape the city streeses. I love the proximity to the vineyards and Matakana markets among other things. The food was amazing, the company excellent and the views were breath taking. Would stay there every weekend... Jason and Ginny Auckland

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Auckand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2008

The Ridge has just the right Balance between being entertained and being left alone. The measl were all experiences. Superb "chefing" from both Maralyn and Ian and stories, entertainment and laughter made the dinner go far too quickly - but as clever hosts do, we were left alone enough to be ourselves too. Rooms, view and service were all superb... More 

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Stratford upon Avon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2008

We have stayed at the Ridge several times now and each visit has been a real pleasure. Ian and Maralyn are attentive hosts, taking great care to make us welcome and feel at home but they not too invasive or controlling - so that always feel really comfortable when staying at the Ridge. The food is good and plenty of... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ridge offers a very relaxed & homely atmosphere with Maralyn preparing great food for our informal dinners. Set high on a ridge with panoramic views over 100s of acres of natural bush and out to sea, The Ridge is just 30 minutes north of Auckland City in the historic village of Puhoi which is part of the Matakana Coast Wine Country, vineyards, beaches, galleries, markets, museums we have lots for you to do. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ridge Luxury Country Lodge

Address: 147 Greenhollows Road, Puhoi 0951, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Puhoi
Price Range: $395 - $595 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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