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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Firstly I must apologise to the hotel for waiting so long to leave a review, we actually visited in October 2015! We stayed one night in this wonderful hotel on the last night of our Australia/New Zealand tour. It sits in a lovely isolated spot near Lonely Bay. The views from the balconies are fantastic, lovely and tranquil. I booked... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We had a wonderful time in this very fine lodge - just beautiful as were the gardens Our room was superb & the breakfasts delicious - our hostess Jody was friendly & accommodating - we want to repeat the experience

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Thank you, we appreciate you taking the time to write a review for the Lodge. Jodi is a wonderful host, and a welcome asset to our little team, as is Adam the gardner. We're thrilled you enjoyed your experience, and look forward to your next visit. Kym More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We were met by Kym, who manages the property, with such kindhearted hospitality. She was so genuine and helpful with everything, including our kayaking to Cathedral Cove, and especially our departure from Whitianga. The house is very welcoming. The rooms are spacious, with the common areas being well appointed with vaulted ceilings. The breakfast is a gourmet delight! The walk... More 

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

We're thrilled we were able to offer you an upgraded room after your accommodate fell through in Whitianga. There are exceptional activities and hiking adventures close to the Lodge, the Kayaking to Cathedral Cove is a definite favourite. Go Vino is fabulous, especially being such a short walk. It was a real pleasure to meet you both, and thank you... More 

Cinque Terre, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We stayed here for part of our honeymoon and loved the house and Kym was fantastic, amazingly accommodating and great recommendations - the one thing I'd advise is to really be aware that the atrium room isn't private at all. Our travel agent advised us that it was a private atrium, but it's got glass doors right off the common... More 

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Its unfortunate your agent wasn't more specific when confirming your accommodation at the Lodge. The information on the Atrium Suite is clear. Perhaps this was the last available room? We do have guests that feel the Atrium area is an extension of their suite. We're really happy you enjoyed your stay with us, as we... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

My husband and I stayed at 970 for two nights and it was simply a sweet way to end our trip across New Zealand. Kym was fantastic, very knowledgeable, accommodating, professional, sweet, and the list could keep going. The inn itself, is spectacular, cozy, and very well done. It features fabulous modern architecture and wonderful outdoor space. The rooms are... More 

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Such a beautiful and informative review. The location is perfect for all holiday essentials. Strolling, eating, relaxing at the beach, and the numerous activities all within a close proximity. The Lodge is designed to feel welcoming, modern and comfortable. During the winter months the fires project a cozy ambience perfect for a winter getaway. We really appreciate you taking the... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

We were here for the first 3 days of our honeymoon in NZ. It was ideal and Kim and Jodie could not have been more helpful. We had the whole place to ourselves and were fortunate enough to be upgraded to the top suite. Looking round the rest of the rooms we would have been spoilt with any of them.... More 

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Thank you! We love being able to upgrade our guests to the Estuary where possible, especially when its such a special occasion! This a spot of luxury, and we're so fortunate to have such gorgeous hikes, and restaurants all within walking distance. All the best for the remainder of your New Zealand holiday. Kym More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Our stay at 970 Lonely Bay totally blew us away. Kym and her team surpassed our expectations, going out of their way to ensure our stay was the best experience it could be. The stunning lodge provided an amazing place to relax and unwind in and the divine catering and hospitality was second-to-none. Very highly recommended. We came home feeling... More 

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to spoil you! The aim is for you to depart here feeling relaxed, and pampered. We're thrilled this was achieved. I'll pass on your comments to our chef Jo. She creates beautiful meals with such fresh and organic ingredients. So happy for such a special getaway, you were able to enjoy the entire Lodge. I sincerely... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We visited NZ for a couple of weeks. Overall a wonderful holiday. 970 was the absolute highlight, lovely accommodation and amazingly friendly and helpful hosts. The 2 bedroom Suite has the most beautiful deck and views, and we were served breakfast there one morning. Very much recommended.

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Hi John and Chris. What a wonderful review. Thank you so much for taking the time to write to me personally, and to recommend the Lodge so highly. It truly makes our day to receive such glowing comments. Kym More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

When we arrived I was feeling dreadful but Kym was so sweet and we were given a lovely room with a huge balcony and a comfy bed that I immediately had a sleep and soon felt better. Although it rained most of the time we were there we had a most enjoyable stay and Kym and Jodie were great hosts... More 

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review 970. Luckily we have wonderful restaurants within walking distance. Unfortunately we can't do much about the weather, which can be quite unpredictable in the Coromandel. Its lovely having the fires roaring lately as its cooling down. We're thrilled you enjoyed your stay and the yummy breakfasts. Kym More 

London, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as a treat for one night only and it was well worth the slightly high price tag. A stunning property, stylishly designed, but with lots of lovely little touches...the free not-so-mini bar being a particular highlight of ours. We were delighted to be upgraded to the large room which had a balcony running the full length of... More 

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Tina. Thank you so much for taking the time to review 970. We try to upgrade our guests where possible, so we're happy the Estuary Suite was available during your short visit. As you know, I highly recommend the early morning hike to Cathedral Cove. Its the best time of the day. Next visit you'll have to stay a little... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
970 Lonely Bay Lodge is a luxury boutique accommodation in Cooks Beach, Whitianga, New Zealand. Accommodation includes three one bedroom suites and a premier two bedroom (honeymoon) suite, all with en-suite, extensive mini-bar, spacious terrace and bush or water views of Purangi Estuary and Cooks Beach. Lodge accommodation facilities include a library, TV/AV 'snug' with Bang & Olufsen plasma television / sound system, separate guest indoor and outdoor bathrooms, solarium and deck, and multiple fireplaces. The boutique lodge offers a perfect venue for corporate events, weddings, honeymoons and romantic getaways ... more   less 

Additional Information about 970 Lonely Bay

Address: 970 Purangi Road | RD1, Cooks Beach, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range: $485 - $3,904 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 970 Lonely Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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