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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Marg is an excellent hostess and made us feel very welcome. She serves an excellent range of breakfast options in the guests living/dining area, which is spacious, very comfortable and has a patio area with grea views.We enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and the opprtunity to meet other guests. Guests are invited to use the well equiped kitchen - basic foodstuffs... More 

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Ashtead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

We spent three nights with Marg and John at the end of our family trip to New Zealand, they made all the difference to our visit as they had many helpful suggestions and sincerely wanted to understand and meet our every need. We took one of the three day packages which was tailored to us, including a guided tour of... More 

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Leeds West Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

We stayed at Poets Corner in March 2013 for two nights. The rooms were large, clean and well appointed and had very comfy beds. There was a lounge area for all guest to use which included a dining table (where breakfast is served) and a kitchen so you could cook your own evening meal if you wished. Tea and fresh... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We stayed at PCL in Feb. 2013 and absolutely loved it. The property is gorgeous with a great view from the main area. John and Marg were so wonderful that it felt like visiting friends. Breakfast was superb. One of the days Marg packed a picnic lunch for us and we had enough food for two days. We hope to... More 

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Armidale, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

We found this property clean, however it is important to note that there is little privacy. We did have a long drive *(probably a mistake to drive from the Bay of Islands) however after a late arrival with a near miss of a restaurant. Poets Corner is not close to restaurants if you are driving after dark. After now making... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

We stayed at PCL our first two nights in New Zealand, Feb 2013. Its located a short drive from the Auckland Airport. Kathy and I found it to be the perfect place to relax and unwind from our 13 hr. flight from Los Angeles. You experience spectacular views of the surrounding hill sides and the Orokawa Bay. The food was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

We stayed here with another couple and we had a simply wonderful stay. Mag and John are very good hosts (they live in a seperate house about 75 yards away), they are very friendly and helpful without being too much in your face. We enjoyed some lovely early evening wine with them on the patio which has glorious views -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

After a meandering drive from Auckland we arrived at Poets Corner. A little hard to find on the Sat Nav but worth the wait. Our hosts were superb, the location beautiful and the poached eggs and smoked salmon on home made bread, divine Marg and John, our hosts, went the extra mile to ensure that we had a good time

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

From the moment we arrived to the time we left Poets Corner we were made to feel completely at home by our hosts Marg and John. Our accommodation and scenery also added to the ambiance, along with all the wonderful home made goodies that Marg served up plus tips on the best places in the area. The accommodation is not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Marg and John were the bests hosts ever! We had such an enjoyable time at Poets Corner, met such lovely guests, relaxed in the beatiful surroundings and enjoyed all the attention that we got from our hosts. We really couldnt have asked for more. Meeting Marg and John will make your holiday I promise, you have to book, you will... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New Boutique Lodge with expansive coastal views, surrounded by native bush. Four double rooms with en-suites. Large lounge/dining with full kitchen. Gourmet breakfasts included in tariff and complimentary fresh fruit and NZ cheeses. Lodge is separate from the house so privacy assured. Dine with your hosts by arrangement or eat at one of the many local restaurants. Base yourself here to discover the Coromandel,.Rotorua. Auckland is just a 2 hour drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Poets Corner Lodge

Address: 28 Poets Corner Road, Waihi 3681, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Waihi
Price Range: $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Poets Corner Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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