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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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25 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This lodge is situated in an excellent location, backing on to bars, restaurants and a cute lake with a Rotunda perfect for wedding photos. Guests who stay here are good business for the local cafes, but it's not a place I would recommend to friends in it's current state. On their website, they refer to themselves as "luxury accommodation". I... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Room was large and at one time would have been very nice, but all the furnishings (especially the carpet) were well worn and in need of replacement. We booked online and the view was as per the picture, but the room was not. On the first day instead of a dish cloth in the kitchen there was a white flannel... More 

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Doncaster, Victoria, Australia
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17 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

The room had a terrific view, the room itself was average, nothing out of the ordinary. No air conditioning and only enough coffee for 2 cups. The bed is the reason your there, this is what let this place down badly. It was the softest bed i have ever stayed in and the pillows were wafer thin, worst night sleep.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Extremely unclean, asked for a cleaner room, instead they sent a cleaner up - had to wait 1/2 hour for her to finish. Under beds not vacuumed, just really unclean and run down. $160 was over priced. Blood stains on matteres. Couldn't sleep there. Really unfortunate and let down.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Tired old basic and very expensive for what you get. No one at check in when we arrived Avoid .the room was large but that was the only good thing about it. Aircon/heater yellow ,old and needs replacing. Generally run down and not conducive to a pleasant stY

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Holmrook, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

We found Gulf Harbour very quiet and lacking the atmosphere we expected. Gulf Harbour Lodge was very well appointed and fantastic views from the small balcony. No amenities in the Lodge itself but there were cafes and bars underneath the building and shops a short walk away. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the room was a studio, but... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

I stayed 2 days 31 st new year eve and 1 january 2016 first thing i noticed when i entered the lodge got tht bad carpet smell to much moisture not cleaned looks old to me . Room wasnt cleaned or vaccumed nicely have that bad carpet smell in room aswell. Bathroom Not up to standard not cleaned . Wifi... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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25 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

This is the fourth time I've stayed at Gulf Harbour Lodge. I've stayed almost every Christmas lately as it provides, in effect, an extra bedroom for my extended family who live nearby. I had booked a King Water View Room, but think I only got a Premium Room because I needed an extra bed at short notice for my brother.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

From looking at website as we were travelling north, we were thinking it would be worth our while to keep pushing our travel plans to get here.. as it reminded us of Sanctuary Cove concept but upon arrival it looked very tired and rundown ..we hadnt booked it onsite as we thought by arriving at 7pm we would find it... More 

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Perth, Western Australia
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51 reviews
34 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Firstly I must start with the good points that the lodge has a lovely outlook onto the canal area and is close to nearby bar and restaurants. Wifi was also provided with a very limited data allowance. The beds were adequate though a little uncomfortable but the room we had was at least quiet. However I am glad we weren't... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Gulf Harbour Lodge

Address: 164 Harbour Village Drive | Whangaparaoa, Whangaparaoa 0930, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Whangaparaoa
Price Range: $106 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gulf Harbour Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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