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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow this was an awesome place to 'stay'. Bill and Paula have spotless, comfortable, fresh, warm homely units.... They are amazing hosts and provide a professional friendly and happy service... The grounds and pool were a delight as was the front deck of our cozy apartment .... Will most definetly 'stay' again and will be recommending to others ... Many...

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staykerikeri, Owner at Stay Kerikeri, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review folks! Hospitality is the cornerstone, everything comes from that and we pride ourselves on providing a fabulous time to all our guests. See you both next time for sure!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so impressed with this property. We stayed there for one night passing through Kerikeri and we will definitely be back again. It's a great concept - an older motel that has been meticulously renovated and redesigned. The spacious units have been beautifully designed inside and out. The decor is awesome and makes for a really enjoyable stay. I...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights at Stay Keriker.The owner gave us first class service and made us feel at home.The motel is spotlessly clean and all the units have been revamped to a high standard. The gardens are stunning and the bush backdrop was peaceful and charming. Delighted we booked this motel as we are very fussy with cleanliness and expect...

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Marie-Celeste, Owner at Stay Kerikeri, responded to this review

Awww thanks guys for the lovely review! We are working hard at turning this place in to somewhere people will travel to to stay. Really lovely meeting you both :-)

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

We stayed here peak travel time of new year for two nights. With a forest as a backdrop, the place was new, relaxing and felt like home. To top it off, Bill, the owner kindly offered us a ride to a local restaurant for new year's eve dinner and celebrations. Would definitely stay again.

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staykerikeri, Owner at Stay Kerikeri, responded to this review

As owners it matters to us that we have happy guests. Always a pleasure. Thankyou.

USA
Reviewed January 13, 2017

We reserved this in advance and were very pleasantly surprised by it, especially given the price. The apartment we stayed in was 2 bedroom, and had recently been completely redone. It was very nice. We could park right in front, so it was convenient. Location was easy to find and convenient to attractions. Owner was there and was very helpful.

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staykerikeri, Owner at Stay Kerikeri, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time with this review as it really does help others in making good choices.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Stayed in studio rooms for two nights. Very very happy with our time. Hosts are excellent and very helpful. Rooms were presented very well & serviced daily. The pool was lovely & they have a BBQ to use too. We will be back!

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staykerikeri, Owner at Stay Kerikeri, responded to this review

Thank you ! Pool Renovation, New front and rear gardens with BBQs for each apartment are in this years budgets - which will really the icing on the cake.

Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed January 9, 2017

Bill and his wife have taken an older motel and made it modern and comfortable. There's free self-serve laundry and internet, kitchenettes, and a nice pool area with grill for guest use. Kerikeri is a very nice town with some great walks, and all the conveniences (like a supermarket) are very nearby. My only hesitation in recommending the place is...

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staykerikeri, Owner at Stay Kerikeri, responded to this review

Thank you. We reopened in September 2016 after a half a million dollar refit to our ten apartments. Air conditioners and a swimming pool renovation are in this years budgets as well as double glazing for the front unit you were in. having branded a away from the 'motel' product to 'boutique apartments' with a more of an eclectic feel,...

Baston, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Hi , we stayed here with the family , the units sleep 2 adults and 3 children easily , the pool was relaxing , pristine and east to get to . We bought steaks in the local supermarket and cooked them in the unit . Bill was a a great host , and very accommodating. He's done up this previous...

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Ruakaka, New Zealand
Reviewed December 3, 2016

We stayed one night at these beautiful studio apartments. Along with friends we booked a total of five apartments. The apartments are all newly refurbished, clean bright and spacious. Our hosts could not have been more welcoming. Easy level walk to Kerikeri town centre. We will certainly stay at STAY on our next visit to Kerikeri.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed November 20, 2016

We stayed as a family of four for two nights in a two bedroom unit - the unit was very roomy with a full kitchen and comfortable lounge area. Both bedrooms catered for couples with - queen and double beds as well as two single beds. The covered deck at the front door was welcoming with generous outdoor furniture -...

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staykerikeri, Owner at Stay Kerikeri, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review Jane! The two bedroom apartments are perfect for a family group - a groovy and gorgeous little home away from home and a great base to explore the North. See you next time! Kind regards, Bill and Paula :-)

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay Kerikeri -All new ! Kerikeri's newest,accommodation. Fun eclectic apartment and studio style accommodation. Best value. Great location. Quiet garden setting. Large sunny north facing apartments, all with kitchens. Free high speed wi-fi. Swimming pool. BBQ area. HD flat-screen TVs with Sky. For travelers in Northland looking for convenience and comfort at a great value, the apartments and studios are the accommodation choice that provide easy access to all of Northland, as well as an ideal retreat with quiet, spacious units in a beautiful natural setting. It is an easy 100 meter walk to town with a choice of great restaurants and entertainment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stay Kerikeri

Address: 136 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand (Formerly Abilene Garden Motel)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: $88 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Stay Kerikeri 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“All of the apartments we used we fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles AllanL333, Dec 3, 2016 | Read review
“The first one was a bit noisy apparently - we were in the next unit and it was perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles Lori-traveller, Oct 22, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are fabulous - it just depends what size you need.”
 of 5 bubbles MareeR21, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“Book early. you won't want to miss out staying at Stay.”
 of 5 bubbles Sheron22, Sep 25, 2016 | Read review
“we had the larger apartment but the small one bedrooms were lovely also - hard to choose”
 of 5 bubbles miriamvl2013, Sep 10, 2016 | Read review
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