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Reviewed January 8, 2017

We originally were staying only for one night but decided the following day to extend our stay. The lodge is so peaceful and all the rooms have a view over the land, it was exactly the break we needed. I loved the set up of the lodge with a huge entertaining area out the front which lead from a spacious...

Thank Karla C
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Would go back there in a heart beat! Luxury accomodation, views, food and service. Best hosts ever! Fell in love with this beautiful paradise including their friendly pets. Thank you for such a wondeful time John & Mutso & for the upgrade to King size.

Thank sarahhill2017
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed June 5, 2016

Just the best place to relax, we only had 1 night, but left feeling like it was much longer. The hosts really made an effort, with a gourmet breakfast of bacon, eggs, quinoa and watercress - what a combo!! The property is fantastic, with a great walk past the horses and alpaca, to the golf course, vineyard and river, all...

Thank mikeedgy
Northland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed March 22, 2016

We had a total off 8 family members staying at the lodge for 2 nights. Throughout our stay, the service was impeccable and the food outstanding. I would recommend the lodge to anyone looking for a relaxing stay coupled with fantastic food and service

Thank neelynormal
Whakatane, New Zealand
Reviewed February 21, 2016

This is the second time we have stayed with John and Mutso at Puketotara. The accommodation is luxurious and the food and hospitality is also exceptional. I would highly recommend Puketotara (including John and Mutso) to everyone.

Thank TKAA1234
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed January 10, 2016

We had read reviews of this Lodge and were surprised at how good those reviews were before we stayed there. My wife and I are seniors and we can only say that the wonderful experience we had at the lodge in our 2 night stay December 6 and 7 even exceeded those reviews. Mutsuo is a fantastic chef and the...

Thank Al G
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

John and Mutso have always made my family and I incredibly welcome at the lodge and this past week has been no exception. With two young kids and a dog, the place is paradise...we stayed in the 2 bedroom cottage on site. The cottage is perfect for families and pets. Our kids have adored feeding and petting the friendly horses...

Thank Will B
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed January 2, 2016

Not really into writing reviews but perfection shouldn't go un noticed. We booked for 2 nights and extended twice, we didn't want to leave. The estate itself is nothing short of stunning, the views the bird song, river, and the amazing golf course. The lodge is beautiful, the food so fresh and presentation second to none. I travel a lot...

Thank travelfun64
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed December 19, 2015

We had an amazing time in this fabulous setting. Chef Mutsuo was a wonderful host who did everything to make our trip magical. We learned how to make some delicious, traditional Japanese dishes using hand-picked produce from the lodges exquisite gardens. We also had some of the best breakfast of our lives. Having horses and alpacas around made the trip...

Thank Gerard D
Kenmare, Ireland
Reviewed October 16, 2015

We have recently spent 4 memorable days and nights at Puketotara Lodge and we are already making plans to revisit as soon as we can. An upgrade into a king room at no extra cost, and delectable breakfasts cooked by chef Matsuo using fresh ingredients from his extensive vegetable garden and his chickens, made our stay very special indeed. We...

Thank libbya495
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Spa
  • Golf course
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Puketotara Lodge

Address: 1608 E Springbank Road | Kerikeri, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: $196 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Puketotara Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Al the rooms are manicured with great decor and stunning views.”
 of 5 bubbles sarahhill2017, Jan 5, 2017 | Read review
“All rooms looked good, but the king room has a double spa bath, worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles mikeedgy, Jun 5, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are exceptional!”
 of 5 bubbles TKAA1234, Feb 21, 2016 | Read review
“All accommodation at the lodge is great”
 of 5 bubbles AlG482, Jan 10, 2016 | Read review
“King room was just perfect”
 of 5 bubbles travelfun64, Jan 2, 2016 | Read review
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