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Zimmerman, Minnesota
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Excellent B and B with spectacular views. We stayed with our adult daughter and the extra bed for her was extremely comfortable! Convenient to nearby towns and Neil's recommended trails was a highlight of our trip. Will definitely return here on our future visits to NZ from the states!!

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Moontide L, Manager at Moontide Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, it was a pleasure hosting you all, to let you know we got the book WB and yes it is inspiring thank you for suggesting it ... safe travels N More 

Georgia
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65 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

There are certain experiences in life that you will always remember and Moontide Lodge is one of them. Neil and Makiko's house is beautiful and meticulously clean! As others have mentioned, the views from the Coromandel room are spectacular with 180 degree views from atop a cliff over the ocean and Hatfields Beach. The room is very large and spacious... More 

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Moontide L, Manager at Moontide Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to host you both, yes #90 is tops, thank you for such a kind review, the location you went to on the day was one of the best we could have suggested ..... safe travels Neil. More 

Burlington, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Very helpful host and hostess who went out of their way to make our stay memorable. The room was spacious and well equipped. We enjoyed sitting in the lounge in the evening where we had the opportunity to get to know our host Neil who was both interesting and entertaining, Close proximity to the coastal town of Orewa, enabled us... More 

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Moontide L, Manager at Moontide Lodge, responded to this review

Great to host you both, don't forget the tomatoes and blue vein cheese. Thank you for choosing us, safe travels .... Neil More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We were made very welcome at this lovely B&B which was heaven after arriving long haul from the UK. At just an hours drive north of Auckland it made a spectacular start to our holiday with the most amazing view from our room and the dining room along Hatfields beach. Orewa is just a short walk away where we had... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We stayed in this B&B twice in quick succession and, following our first visit, had no hesitation whatsoever in returning. Neil and Makiko could not have been more accommodating and Makiko even went out of her way to pick us up in Orewa after dinner one evening. The views from our room were outstanding and to fall asleep with the... More 

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Moontide L, Manager at Moontide Lodge, responded to this review

Neat to host trailers that make the most of it, thank you for the advise on the water cooler method..... Neil More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We had never stayed in a room with such a stunning view as at Neil's and Makiko's! Waking up in The Coromandel room, sun raise over the ocean, staring over the cliffs, interesting conversations and good breakfast in the morning to fill the stomach for another exciting day in this beautiful part of the North Island... Thank you both for... More 

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Moontide L, Manager at Moontide Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you to this fabulous couple, we wish you the very best for your future endeavours, yes we enjoyed hosting you also.... kind regards Neil More 

Northland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Neil and Makiko went above and beyond to make our very special day absolutely fabulous, right from their warm and pleasant welcome not only to us but our guests, a beautiful spacious room, lovely breakfasts, even to the point of Neil taking some wonderful photos. If you require a great place to just get away from it all or a... More 

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Moontide L, Manager at Moontide Lodge, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to host you all on this special occasion, we wish you the very best for your future together. More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

The welcome is warm and genuine. Location peaceful with beautiful sea views. Our bedroom and bathroom were very spacious with our own private conservatory and deck. A lovely continental breakfast and good nights sleep. Would recommend this as an ideal place to stop over to or from the Northland.

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Moontide L, Manager at Moontide Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, what a great trip you have planned, and looks like you will be able to see it all, safe travels... Neil More 

Unterseen, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

After a long, long fly my mum and me were so happy to find such a nice place. The view is amazing. The rooms are nice and neil and makiko are so lovely people. They know a lot abaout NZ and gave us a lot informations. We are really happy that we found that beautiful place.

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Moontide L, Manager at Moontide Lodge, responded to this review

Great to host you both, we wish you well on your travels..... Neil More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Just had a weekend off from Auckland at Neil and Mokiko' house. Thank you for your fantastic hospitality! I had a very very relaxed and enjoyable time - just what I needed. I hope many of the you reading this review will decide to stop at Moontide Lodge! Great view, nice room and tasty breakfast.

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Thank KingaCSH
Moontide L, Manager at Moontide Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, We enjoyed hearing about the interesting places you have been to and are planning to travel to, we wish you the best..... Neil More 

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Additional Information about Moontide Lodge

Address: 19 Ocean View Road, Orewa 0931, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Orewa
Number of rooms: 3
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