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Wow, I thought I would treat my wife to a night away, looking through grab one there was a six course degustation meal and room. We have stayed here before for a friends wedding and thought It would be nice to come back.
Waitakere Estate has a unique location high on a ridge in the Waitakere Ranges - surrounded by prime podocarp rain forest (amazing stands of kauri and rimu) yet with panoramic views to Auckland City and beyond (Rangitoto Is and the Coromandel Peninsula can be seen...More
Over priced,and under delivered.
The cakes and scones where dry and some the favour did not go together.
One of our party had to go into the kitchen to ask for some hot water
Date of visit: December 2018
AucklandsWaitakereEs, Guest Relations Manager at Waitakere Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to our restaurant. I am very sorry that the experience was not as expected. I am reviewing the menu offerings and quality with our team and would like to reassure you that improvements have been...More
My wife & I stayed one night for a birthday celebration, & I must say we could find no fault.
I must say our first impression was not great, as they are having alterations, but from check in onwards, all was great.
The check in...More
We are Kiwis who live in Auckland and booked this for a special occasion. The website is very enticing and sets the level of expectation quite high so we were pretty disappointed when we arrived to find that the hotel was in the middle of...More
Located in Scenic Drive, getting there was a bit of a mission due to the winding and narrowing road through the forest. The place was a bit dated and very rustic - does not appeal to me. Food was okay but not exceptional.
Very disappointed in our date night. Room with a garden was completely non existent... Room absolutely stunk of mould which was obviously hidden with a chemical smell of bleach spreyed on carpets... So strong all night and stench over powering. On the upside the food...More
Beautiful drive into the Waitakeres and the long winding driveway built up the mystery for our first visit to the estate. Unfortunately they are undergoing a build of a new wing right now so the grounds are in a bit of chaos. However the buildings...More