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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most beautiful setting for a fabulous property!!! The staff were extremely helpful and lovely - Nicolas was just fantastic and so kind to put us in touch with the wine maker of one of our favourite wines in 🇳🇿. The rooms are so beautiful and spacious, lovely and refined decorated, heated swimming pool, delicious dinners and super yummy breakfasts!...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last week my husband and I had the most amazing day and night,the accommodation was superb,our dinner in a private dining room was so special and great service.thank you all at Wharekauhau for making our anniversary so special.And the view amazing.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The standout experience of a honeymoon that had some amazing times. The location, amenities and the room were unbelievable. Especially the room. God, we loved that room. But the staff was what really put it over the top. The love and care that went into every aspect of our stay, and the shared joy we all experienced, were unlike anything...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The accommodations at Wharekauhau were superb, the cuisine excellent (very innovative and delicious), the grounds creatively done to display maximum natural beauty and privacy, and the staff most welcoming, helpful and efficient . As well, our workouts in the gym, our various walks, guided tours of the sheep shearing and the forest walk gave us much variety, substance and enjoyment...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment you drive up the long windy driveway and pass under the red, flowered trees, you feel like royalty in very own private estate. There are two staff members for every guest so your wish is their command during your stay. The main building has rooms that are so decadent and refined you'll feel a certain kind of...

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Thank Janice M
United States
Reviewed January 21, 2017

5 Stars Positives: Farm Tour Hotel generally Grounds! ATV trip Negatives: Would be nice to have casual eating option Wow! Take the farm tour! What a beautifully designed hotel. Unreal location. We went ATVing, which was a blast. We also hiked around the grounds. We loved every second.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 16, 2017

The location of the lodge and the rooms (cottages) are beautiful, also the food was excellent. However the service was not as it should be. It started when we arrived at lunchtime, the person at reception told us that after the lunch we would get a tour of the lodge, so after the lodge we went back and we just...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed January 5, 2017

We stayed at Wharekauhau for our honeymoon last October. It was so special -- the trip of a lifetime, and Wharekauhau was the crown jewel. I won't belabor the most obvious amazing features of this place, since anyone looking at the pictures can see. An absolutely gorgeous pastoral setting - acres and acres to just wander the bluffs and fields....

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed January 1, 2017

I was treated to a night at Wharekauhau to celebrate my birthday on New Years's Eve. What a treat - the staff are absolutely amazing - respectful, attentive, polite and also down to earth - which just made everything great. Arrived early afternoon and had lunch which was lovely - in the dining conservatory. Then shown to our cottage -...

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Featherston, New Zealand
Reviewed December 6, 2016

This was a celebration for my son's 21st birthday. My Mother in Law was visiting from Scotland and we wanted to give her an amazing experience. All I can really say is, Awesome food Awesome service Awesome venue Thank you to all involved for making this a very special day.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Anything is possible whether it be an insight into farming in New Zealand, a tour of the lodge'€™s historic coastline, or even something as simple as enjoying a walk through the 5,500 acre haven that is Wharekauhau. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wharekauhau Country Estate

Address: Western Lake Road | Palliser Bay, RD3, Featherston 5773, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wairarapa > Featherston
Price Range: $842 - $1,642 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Wharekauhau Country Estate 5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“All the rooms are in separate stand-alone cottages and are magnificent”
 of 5 bubbles frankt61, Jan 5, 2017 | Read review
“There are blocks of three cottages scattered across the property - we had a centre cottage - which seemed larger.”
 of 5 bubbles ToniD966, Jan 1, 2017 | Read review
“Cottage Suite 4 is great!”
 of 5 bubbles kristabel2016, Dec 4, 2016 | Read review
“For now all rooms are the same (planning to build new ones soon) and you just can't go wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles aeilat, Nov 16, 2016 | Read review
“All of them a good.”
 of 5 bubbles ALLLD65, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
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