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    Great Barrier Lodge

    735 Whangaparapara Road, Whangapara, Auckland, Great Barrier Island 0991, New Zealand
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    • Excellent70%
    • Very good17%
    • Average2%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible5%
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    “great barrier” (3 reviews)
    “island” (29 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

    Erika and Archie have literally saved our lives and made our short time on the Great Barrier special. Wonderful view and premises. Would love to come back. We wish you all the best for future challenges!More

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    Response from Ian and Erica A, Manager at Great Barrier LodgeResponded 28 December 2016

    Hi Yan's and Sonja (hope i spelt that correctly) Was our pleasure to help you out, two bananas was simply not enough for xmas eve dinner :) Enjoy the rest of your travels in New Zealand, and please visit the Barrier again when next in...More

    Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

    Great Barrier lodge is a fantastic place to stay! The location is just beautiful. Romote enough that it feels like it is its own little world and still close enough to everything! Its nice and quiet and the view from the porch is stunning. The...More

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    Response from Ian and Erica A, Manager at Great Barrier LodgeResponded 13 October 2016

    Hi Beate V, Thanks for taking the time to review us, and your lovely comments about our location, view and the peace and quiet, the perfect place to relax after three days walking the Aotea Track. Was my pleasure to give you a ride to...More

    Reviewed 18 May 2016

    We loved our stay here for the lodge itself - nice room, nice view (studio unit) The manager Archie is friendly enough but after a couple of times of needing to ask for something we were then scared to - seemed to pee him off...More

    Thank joc6447
    Response from Ian and Erica A, Manager at Great Barrier LodgeResponded 20 May 2016

    Hi joc 6447, Thanks for the feedback and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Sorry to hear that my service was not up to standard whilst you were with us, I simply, as you say must have been having a John Cleese...More

    Reviewed 16 May 2016

    We stayed in the little self-contained cottage. It is comfortable and clean inside etc. Because of been on an island there is no TV, no hairdryer, no cellphone coverage and limited lights can be used. All cooking and heating is by gas - to us...More

    Thank DCWCAD
    Response from Ian and Erica A, Manager at Great Barrier LodgeResponded 20 May 2016

    Gidday Carol & Dave, Thanks heaps for choosing to stay with us, and very much appreciate the feedback. Thanks much mentioning our secluded location,, it really helps our guests relax and wind down from a busy mainland life. Mobile phone coverage out here is slowly...More

    Reviewed 24 April 2016

    Fantastic location and a perfect base from which to explore GBI. Wharf proved a good spot for fishing with the kids. The lodge has an excellent deck that captures the afternoon sun. Perfect !! Excellent wine selection and while the menu is limited to 4...More

    Thank furl141
    Response from Ian and Erica A, Manager at Great Barrier LodgeResponded 26 April 2016

    Gidday Furl141, Thanks very much for the feedback and review, thanks for mentioning my wine list and Erica's lamb Shank's, we're glad you enjoyed your time on Great Barrier Island. Cheers Archie

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    • Free Parking
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Microwave
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    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Auckland >
    • Great Barrier Island >
    • Whangapara
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    Room Tips
    "Any with a harbor view"
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    "We didn't see the other rooms but not all rooms have harbor views"
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    "Room 7 - large double bed - two singles next door. A bit of a tight fit but after all you are on the barrier"
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    "book lake front view with kitchen attached"
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