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Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River Retreat

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Wairua Lodge sits on a sunny ridge in a bush clad valley only 12 kilometres from Whitianga. 4 double rooms look out across the valley into Coromandel mountains, and the Kiwi Apartment is a 2 bedroom fully self contained suite, overhanging a bushclad ravine.Swim in the river, walk the nature trails,soak in the Treetops bath house or in the Night sky spa pool.Centrally located for all days trips around The Coromandel.
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Free parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Free Internet
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Refrigerator in room
Kitchenette
Non-smoking rooms
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The Wairua Lodge really is something different. If you’re looking for a peaceful place to fully relax, it is the perfect place to do so. The lodge is great in itself (confortable rooms, fully equipped kitchen, spa pool...) but it’s also the surrounding forest (in which you can
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Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River Retreat
Responded 2 weeks ago
HI there Clemence. Thanks so much for the great review! We are so glad you both enjoyed your stay here at Wairua! Best regards Debbie & Ernst
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So no run of the mill swimming pool here ! Two swimming pools that are actually in the river , with crystal clear water , surrounded by native forest ( and cleared walks) , hammocks and the sound of cicadas. Spa tub and tree house bath tubs allow you to see the night sky and
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Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River Retreat
Responded 3 weeks ago
HI there Lise. What a great review! Thanks so much!! You have captured the essence of Wairua perfectly! Glad you found us and enjoyed the place so much. Best regards Debbie & Ernst
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As the title suggests, we stayed at the lodge as the first stop on our honeymoon, and it was idyllic. The rooms are very clean and private. What really sets this place apart is the location. The rooms are set in private forest with interesting and varied walks, and private
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Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River Retreat
Responded 4 weeks ago
HI there Callum. Thanks so much for your great review! We are so glad you were able to enjoy Wairua and all it has to offer! I'm sure you will both have an amazing time in New Zealand! Best regards Debbie & Ernst
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We thought this lovely place with swimming holes, rainforest walks, clear night sky, attentive and knowlegeable hosts was excellent. Toasting marshmallows on an open fire after a laze in the hot tub was very special!
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Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River Retreat
Responded 4 weeks ago
HI there. Thanks so much for taking time to write a review - and such a nice review, too! So glad you enjoyed Wairua and all it offers! Best wishes Debbie & Ernst
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Loved our stay at Wairua Lodge. Plenty to do and plenty to explore. Perfect for couples or a family retreat. Great to be so immersed in the surrounding forests and birdlife. The owners Ernst and Debbie were very welcoming and friendly and were also very accommodating. Would
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Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River Retreat
Responded Feb. 4, 2019
Hi there Sam. So glad you enjoyed your stay here at Wairua! What a great revew!! Many thanks. Debbie & Ernst
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The rooms differ in size-with Queens being slightly smaller.The King has a Superking bed, more comfy chairs and a BBQ in the outside patio.
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Hi there, All guest can book one hour time slots in the Treetop Bath house, or the spa pool. We have some lovely bush walks, and swimming holes in the river. Check out our website for room options. Hope this helps Regards Tam and Charles Stevenson
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"Absolutely nothing else required"
"Clean and bigger than expected. "
"Watch out for the chickens - they are hilarious."
"Everything is great!"
"We stayed in the Kiwi lodge. Very nice “appartment” - fully equipped for cooking, barbecue etc."
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PRICE RANGE
US$139 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionCoromandel PeninsulaWhitianga
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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