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Moon Gate Villa

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Melbourne
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Kerikeri is a nice little town positioned far enough from the hustle and bustle of Paihai to have justified my decision not to tenant in the latter. I decided on Moon Gate Villa specifically thanks to Tripadvisor and on first impressions all was good in the world. There are no ifs or butts as to the quality of the main...

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Hi Cuspub and thank you for taking the time to do such a terrific review. Kerikeri is indeed a better option for Bay of Islands visitors that find that Paihia’s bustling tourist focus does not suit them. I’m pleased you had a great stay, and from the sounds of things you slept really well in that wonderful bed. Our gardens...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 April 2015

We spent 5 nights in the wonderful garden cottage. Comfortable,clean cottage set in beautiful gardens. Our hosts Lionel and Rob were most helpful and always a morning coffee when we went to the main house to check our emails. We loved the area and already planning to visit again next year and plan to stay again at Moon Gate Villa.

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Hello Jeanharris and thank you for your wonderful review. We hope the rest of your journey went well and definitely look forward to both your return one day. Rob and I really enjoy the days when our cottage guests come over to the main house to check their emails, relax with a book or to just have a chat. We...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2015

A little NZ traesure. We were met at the airport and brought to a hidden gem. Our room had every luxury you could want. Beds turned down every evening with a flower and a local hand made chocolate! Fab big bathroom and great shower. Lovely warm outdoor pool and gardens to chill out in at the end of the day....

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Hello girlinthesky10 and thank you for the wonderful review, We aim to please all our guests but really appreciated all reviews to ensure we stay on top of things and to ensure guest like yourselves, really, truely have a memorable stay. All the best and hope you see you both this way again one day. Kia ora from Lionel, Rob...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2015

We recently spent 3 nights at the property as a group of 3 couples. We were in the cottage and the other 2 couples were in the rooms. The property is on the main road into Keri Keri and as you drive down the driveway you get a real surprise. This property is a gem set back off the road...

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Hello Ulli f and friends. Thank you for the fabulous review from a fabulous group of great friends. Rob and I enjoyed your stay here and it was great to hear lots of laughter, talk of the great wine and food experiences here in little old Kerikeri, it is a great gem of a place. We hope your stay on...

Marlborough
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Brilliant B&B and highly recommended! Hosts Lionel and Rob make you fell right at home in their lovely house and beautiful gardens. Rooms are very quiet and comfy with all the amenities you need, and the bed was one of the most comfortable ever! We were spoiled for choice for breakfast, everything was so delicious and very well presented. Thanks...

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Hello Leslie and Steve and thank you for taking the time to write us a great review. Thank you. It was an absolute pleasure to have meet you both and I found it very informative about the malborough wine area and hope to get there one day. We hope you sort out your small wind problem...:-) but your views are...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2015

What a wonderful B&B! From the moment we arrived, Lionel and Rob made us feel so welcome. We stayed at Moon Gate Villa for three nights at the end of a three week holiday; I was driving around New Zealand with my twin sister and our 89 year old father. Everything about Moon Gate Villa is amazing...the luxurious, beautifully decorated...

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Hello PT2807 and thank you for your wonderful reveiw. It was a wonderful pleasure to have looked after you and your sister and your wonderful father and we seriously hope to get your neck of the woods one day soon. We look forward to your dad taking us for the best Fish & Chips ever...:-) We hope the journey home...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 9 March 2015

We’ve travelled to New Zealand several times, but never visited KeriKeri. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I searched online for top notch properties. From our arrival, with a sign with our names on it displayed on the front porch welcoming us, and the sign with my name wishing me a happy birthday. Lionel and Rob are fantastic hosts...

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Hello Everichards and thank you for the wonderful review. You and your wonderful husband were an absolute pleasure to look after and to get to know. We were privlaged and happy to have been part of your birthday on every day you were here, I just hope I get to have one of those fabulous times in you neck of...

Wayne, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We were lucky to get to spend 3 weeks in February in beautiful NZ. Kerikeri was our first stop after Auckland and we felt so fortunate to have stayed at Moongate Villa. We stayed in the cottage and what a treat. Spotless and comfortable set in a lovely environment. Great gardens. Unfortunately we could only stay two nights but plan...

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biglegsrocky, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Hi Barb and Wayne, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate all reveiws good and not so good but happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and might be back. We look forward to seeing you again if you do find yourself back this way. All the best. Kia ora Lionel

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2015

We stayed for five nights in the cottage annexe and had a wonderful stay.. Although a little cut off from the other guests we really enjoyed catering for ourselves and eating our evening meal on the cottage veranda overlooking the wonderful gardens. Most nights we were joined by Lionel's two dogs! The cottage is fully equipped for self catering and...

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biglegsrocky, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Hello Paul and Yvonne G and thank you for your review. We thoroughly enjoyed looking after you both and hope your journey back home was pleasent. We look forward to your next visit to the Bay of Island if your travels bring you back here to NZ Kia ora Lionel

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2015

This B+B fully deserves its five star rating with exceptional standards of hospitality, service and accommodation in a beautiful setting. It surely must be one of the finest in the whole of NZ! We had a highly enjoyable stay in the deluxe room for 3 nights in early February 2015. We loved the modern tasteful decor, the large comfortable bed,...

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Wow Graham! What a humbling review. Thank you for taking the time for writing such considerate feedback, and of course we both love to hear how much our geusts enjoyed their stay with us. Rob was absolutely chuffed to hear you were impressed by his school boy welsh - long ago as that was. We hope you had a wonderful...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inspired by the shape of Cupid’s bow, Moon Gate Villa was originally designed for a romance novelist. Its timeless and elegant design offers sumptuous accommodation surrounded by 1.5 acres of gardens, waterfalls and reflective pools. Private suites feature luxury linens, in-house movies, exclusive guest lounge and access to the heated pool.Free hi-speed Internet and a full breakfast is included in all our rates. Evening dining by arrangement. A hidden treasure, 2 minutes from Kerikeri village in the heart of the Bay of Islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moon Gate Villa

Address: 462 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: $202 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Moon Gate Villa 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“If you want to be alone (with breakfast provisions) the cottage gives you complete privacy.”
683margareto, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Any room is beautiful.”
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“We loved the cottage but the other rooms looked great as well.”
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“Our room faced garden - private and beautiful”
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“We stayed in the Premium Suite which was absolutely luxurious”
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