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Appledore Lodge

624 Puketona Road Northland, Paihia 0200 New Zealand
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#4 of 21 B&Bs / Inns in Paihia
Travelers' Choice 2019 Winner
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Appledore Lodge is a luxury boutique bed and breakfast Lodge on the banks of the Waitangi River. Guests love using the outdoor swimming pool which overlooks the gardens and river and is a fabulous outdoor space for a BBQ or for relaxing. Breakfast is a sociable affair with guests from around the globe exchanging travel tales. We pride ourselves on helping our guests make the most of their time with us and on their forward journeys. The suites are all individually appointed and offer comfort and views.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Canoeing offsite
BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Secured parking
Free internet
Public wifi
Outdoor pool
Wine / champagne
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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We had the great pleasure of staying with Colleen and Ashley in their wonderful lodge. It was our last B&B accomodation in our 4 - week holidays in New Zealand, and it was the highlight of our tour. The hosts were so helpful and friendly, they gave us a very warm welcome and arranged some activities and events for us. The accomodation is perfect (swimming pool, beautiful garden, cozy room with refrigerator, coffee/tea making facility, a very comfortable bed...) and the breakfast is extraordinary with fresh fruit salad with yoghurt, selfmade muffins, cheese and sausages, marmelade/jam, cereals...On our first evening, they offered a delicious dinner/BBQ. It is only about 10 minutes away from Paihia, quiet and secluded. Thank you again, Colleen and Ashley!
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Appledore Lodge was our first B&B accommodation in NZ and it was the best way of getting to know the country's amazing friendliness and helpfulness. Colleen and Ashley made us feel very comfortable and helped us whenever they could. If we ever should visit NZ again we will certainly stay at this wonderful B&B again. Cobi & Hans Damveld (Holland)
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It was a great way to start our New Zealand adventure. Our hosts Ashley and Colleen were absolutely lovely. Our accommodation was perfect. Our room had a small refrigerator with wine already set for the drinking! We could make our own coffee in the room but Ashley and Colleen had coffee waiting for us in the morning. My husband is gluten free and they had made sure that he was well taken care of with gluten free toast and cereal. There was always a wonderful fresh fruit salad to enjoy with yogurt. We would have loved to have used the beautiful pool but it was still a bit chilly for us to use . The bed was yummy and the bathroom was perfect. The day we arrived Colleen and Ashley prepared a great dinner /snack for us ( small extra charge) . We were able to sit outside and listen to the water outside of our room. If we were ever to go back to that area we would certainly stay at Appledore Lodge again. It was just a little bit out of town (way from the crowds)... but yet close enough that it was very easy to get into the village to have dinner and explore the surrounding area.
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Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for this lovely review and the time taken to write it. We do appreciate it very much. We always try to accommodate our gluten free guests and can easily add these items to the breakfast buffet. What a pity you could not use the pool - these past few weeks have been a heatwave and the pool has served its purpose very well! We do enjoy being slightly out of town and situated beside the Waitangi River, which gives our guests the best of both world. Kind regards, Colleen and Ashley
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We had the pleasure of staying two nights with Colleen and Ashley in this comfortable, cozy lodge. The hosts were so pleasant and helpful in every way. They pointed us to the best restaurants, and a nice hiking trail, as well as a beautiful trek back to Auckland via the western coast. We would gladly return to Appledore if we visit this region again. What a wonderful start to our 3 week visit of NZ!
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Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for this lovely review. It is always good to know that the guests who start their NZ adventure with us, have a great start to visiting the country. Kind regards, Colleen and Ashley
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Really friendly hosts, Colleen and Ashley. Warm welcome at this wonderfully situated home overlooking a river. Marvelous views over manicured gardens to the pastures beyond. Lovely spacious rooms with everything you could need for your stay.
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Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge
Responded 5 weeks ago
We loved meeting you both. Thank you so much for the piano concert- what an absolute TREAT! We are always delighted to know that our guests enjoy their stay with us in our pretty spot up here in the Bay of Islands. Enjoy your travels through New Zealand and make many happy memories. Warm regards, Colleen and Ashley
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$145 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Appledore Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Appledore Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Waitangi Treaty Grounds (3.3 miles), Paihia Harbour (4.0 miles), and Waitangi Mountain Bike Park (3.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Appledore Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Appledore Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Appledore Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Appledore Lodge?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Appledore Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Third Wheel Coffee Co., Tipsy Oyster Tapas & Bar Restaurant, and Letz Cafe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Appledore Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Appledore Lodge?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Waitangi Treaty Grounds (3.3 miles) and Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House (3.6 miles).
Does Appledore Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.
Is Appledore Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.