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The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Singen, Germany
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful Location with a great view . Perfect hospitality. Excellent Restaurant and very friendly staff. Well-tended Golf Coursewith extaordinary views over the coast. A small but very pleasant spa.Nice walks to the beaches.Perfect days in Kauri cliffs.

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Hamilton, Bermuda
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We missed our flight into a tiny airport after hitting a bird(yikes). we then had to rebook on the latest flight which made us arriving at the Lodge at 20 to 10pm. We were met by a charming and welcoming Mr John Lewis who led us into the dining room saying they had set a table for us as we...

Thank C J
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I can't praise The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs enough. Spent a fabulous 3 nights there at the start of March. It was our first stop ( after Auckland) on a tour of the North and South islands and it set the bar extremely high. Everything from the welcome onwards was 5 star. The views, scenery and beaches were to die...

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What can you say when a place exceeds all of your imagined expectations? Kauri Cliffs is beautiful, with views that over gorgeous green mountains, going down to an azure sea. There are huge ferns growing by your room, and majestic pines as well. In the distance, there are sheep and cattle grazing, beyond the golf course, and you think you...

Thank GTH46
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Huge and gorgeous house in the middle of nowhere. The perfect place to admire the fantastic landscapes from north island in NZ. The dinner was superb ( one of our perfect restaurant in NZ), service friendly and efficient, a little bit expensive. The road from russell is scenic...go go go

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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Went with another couple on a golfing trip. From the moment our car pulled into the driveway when we were met by three staff from the lodge till the time we left and were sent off by as many staff, the service was above par . The meals were excellent and every buggy driver who picked us up was equally...

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Fordyce, Arkansas
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We spent two nights at Kauri Cliffs after having spent two night at Cape Kidnappers. While both of these resorts are absolutely stunning in every respect (they are owned by the same company), they are completely different kinds of property. While Kidnappers presents a cool and misty microclimate (even at the peak of summer), Kauri Cliffs gives off the vibe...

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New York, NY
Reviewed 9 February 2017

You don’t have to be a golfer to love Kauri Cliffs. We non-golfers so much enjoyed our springtime visit a decade ago that we’ve wanted to return ever since, and this year made it happen. The property is strikingly beautiful. Non-golfing guests should definitely take a golf cart to drive the entire course in order to experience its dramatic views....

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We were truly made to feel welcome at this world class lodge. I can't think of a single aspect that I would change. If only we could have stayed there longer! Thanks so much for making it such a special time for us

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Auchterarder, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We stayed at all three of the related lodges in New Zealand. Kauri Cliffs was the first and was wonderful. The cottages are stunning - spacious, tastefully decorated and airy and bright. It was so nice to be able to sleep with the windows open and wake up to the sound of birdsong. We were staying on the Ultimate Package...

Thank LJaneW

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Golf Course
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  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the far north of New Zealand lies an unspoiled peninsula. High cliffs and a few ranches on this welcoming island which won the hearts of Julian and Josie Robertson. After designing a magnificent 18-hole golf course, the couple created a splendid colonial residence with outlying cottages. Space is the real luxury, the suite an apartment, the bathroom a spa. The epitome of refinement in a distant corner of the world. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs

Address: Matauri Bay Rd, Matauri Bay, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Matauri Bay
Price Range: $1,564 - $3,226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs 5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Kauri Cliffs Hotel Matauri Bay
Kauri Cliffs Hotel Kerikeri
Kauri Cliffs Kerikeri
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