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A long way from the Netherlands but we felt direct at home. Friendly welkom and our stay was verry Nice. Also the help we got planning our trips. Beautifull room. Specially the swimming with wild dolfins was a thing never to forget.
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We spent three nights at Appledore Lodge. We were very warmly welcomed by Colleen and Ashley. They were the perfect hosts and extremly helpful. The rooms are very comfortable and the riverview is amazing. This was our favourite acommodation on our NZ-trip.
Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore LodgeResponded July 24, 2018
Thank you for this lovely review. We so enjoyed your company and are always delighted to get positive feedback. Kind regards, Colleen and Ashley
My wife and I spent 3 nights at Appledore Lodge in March.
All the other reviews will tell you about the Bay of Islands, beautiful views, comfortable room and great breakfast, but Colleen and Ashley are the star attractions.
From the time we arrived until...More
Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore LodgeResponded June 1, 2018
Oh what a delight to read this and know that you had such a ball here with us! Thank you:) Warm regards, Colleen and Ashley
A very nice place to stay over and also a good breakfast.
A fantastic view over the river and a beautiful garden. There is also a swimmingpool and the rooms are just excellent. The owners are the best hosts, very friendly and always there to...More
Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore LodgeResponded May 23, 2018
Thank you for your lovely review. We do feel privileged to live with this beautiful view of the river and countryside! I am so glad you enjoyed the muffins - I do try and provide something different most mornings. And the swimming pool was very...More
The rooms at the river are extraordinary. It is beautiful to live in the pure nature. The host are very friendly and helpfull. It's worthwile to spend some nights at the Appledore Lodge and visit the nearby attractions.More
Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore LodgeResponded May 21, 2018
Thank you for your positive review. We never tire of looking out at the river and its changing moods and we do feel fortunate to live here where there is so much to see and do that is close together. The Bay is truly beautiful....More
Appledore Lodge is a luxury boutique bed and breakfast Lodge on the banks of the Waitangi River. Guests love using the outdoor swimming pool which overlooks the gardens and river and is a fabulous outdoor space for …Morea BBQ or for relaxing. Breakfast is a sociable affair with guests from around the globe exchanging travel tales. We pride ourselves on helping our guests make the most of their time with us and on their forward journeys. The suites are all individually appointed and offer comfort and views. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Refrigerator in room
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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