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Te Koi - The Lodge at Bronte

133 Bronte Road East, Mapua 7173 New Zealand
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#1 of 24 Speciality lodging in Mapua
Te Koi - The Lodge at Bronte is an exclusive luxury lodge in a tranquil natural setting. Nestled on the edge of the Waimea Estuary on Nelson’s historic Bronte Peninsula, Te Koi is surrounded by its extensive mature gardens, family-run vineyard and apple orchards. As Nelson's premier 5-star waterfront property, Te Koi - The Lodge at Bronte is New Zealand owned and operated, with five purpose-built suites and villas set apart from the homestead. Dressing rooms, spa baths and kitchenettes provide the ultimate in luxury and comfort. Guests can enjoy the meandering gardens and parkland, heated swimming pool, tennis court, petanque, mountain bikes, and canoes and the seasonal beauty of the Estate’s 65 acre coastal orchard.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
Private beach
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JB R wrote a review Jan 2021
5 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a wonderful stay at Te Koi. The view from our room over the estuary was spectacular at sunset and at dawn. Lovel hosts ready to share their knowledge of the region. A great place to base your Nelson and Abel Tasman adventures. Only wished we could have stayed longer.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Hinano B wrote a review Jan 2021
Queenstown, New Zealand1 contribution1 helpful vote
I would not know where to start so much te koi lodge has seduced me. Chic and elegant for sure, warm and authentic, Ali and Ian made us feel like special guest and family at the same time. We are first welcome by their two lovely dogs followed by Ali. It takes just a few second to know that you are at the right place if you look for quietness, beauty and confort. We stayed in a villa and there was more then Enough space to accomodate the three of us. The decoration is distinguished and tasteful, the bed very comfortable, homemade treats are delivered everyday, fresh bread and beautiful product of the region for breakfast. If you are not conquered already, spend a moment with Ian and Ali and their love and knowledge for the region will make your stay even more unique and memorable. We follow their advice by the letter and we only wish we had more time and we stayed a week! The only regret is not have been able to have diner there. With the difficult time all the hospitality Industry is facing with Covid, some heart broken choices have to be made but there is plenty of nice restaurant to visit around the lodge . But it just gives us more reason to come back when the lodge will operate fully. I can only warmly recommend Te Koi lodge, if you are a couple, a family, a single traveler, this place is a rare jewel.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Paul A wrote a review Mar 2020
Sonoma, California11 contributions
Te Koi is an upscale small Lodge between Nelson and Abel Tasman. All of the rooms are extremely comfortable and private. Your host Ali and Ian are wonderful. Ali is a great and creative chef. Highly recommend you take advantage of their evening meals either with the other guest or a table by yourself! Peaceful, beautiful and well maintained. Every staff member is wonderful.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Room Tip: We enjoyed a suite right on the water. Excellent
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Susan B wrote a review Jan 2020
Westerham, United Kingdom164 contributions63 helpful votes
What a find .. such amazing hosts , Ian and Ally are amazing and so full of energy. The evening dinners are so amazing ? Ally cooks up a storm and Ian presents the wines with such Knowledge and elegance. The dinner is served with all guests at one lovely dining table. A nice way to exchange travel ideas. Ian gave us expert advise about where to go and what to see, we achieved all. We had a double suite but wished we had picked the villa As we have so much luggage with our 6 weeks of travel we really found the suite very small for us. We did look At swapping but did not want to take the time to swop. We were told this coming winter they are having a over haul and made bigger which I am sure will be much better. While at Te Koi we want a boat trip around Abel Tasmin which was lovely. We drive all around and saw the Sunday market which was great! We visited the WOW gallery which is very worth seeing just amazing! And visited the jewellery shop that made the ring for lord of the ring. Thanks to Ian we got to hold the “ Main Ring” We really enjoyed our stay Te Koi Lodge and will recommend to everyone. Thank you Ally and Ian you are wonderful hosts and have a beautiful lodge.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Jean P wrote a review Jan 2020
Oakham, United Kingdom17 contributions1 helpful vote
The lodge is set in wonderful mature gardens, the accommodation is in private villas, all beautifully furnished with great views and the location is perfect for exploring the area. Breakfast is extensive and delicious and the dinners are superb with excellent wines, amazing food and fantastic company. But best of all is the hospitality of hosts Ali and Ian. They are so welcoming, friendly and helpful. Thank you so much for making our three night stay so memorable.
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Date of stay: December 2019
US$832 - US$1,362 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Bronte Country Estate
New ZealandSouth IslandNelson-Tasman RegionMapua
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Frequently Asked Questions about Te Koi - The Lodge at Bronte
Which popular attractions are close to Te Koi - The Lodge at Bronte?
Nearby attractions include Rare Creations Interactive Wooden Art Gallery (2.0 km), Rabbit island (4.4 km), and Hoglund Art Glass (6.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Te Koi - The Lodge at Bronte?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Te Koi - The Lodge at Bronte?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at Te Koi - The Lodge at Bronte?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Te Koi - The Lodge at Bronte?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Te Koi - The Lodge at Bronte?
Conveniently located restaurants include Forsters Moutere Hills, Jellyfish Restaurant & Bar, and The Apple Shed Cafe & Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Te Koi - The Lodge at Bronte?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Te Koi - The Lodge at Bronte?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Michael Macmillan Sculptor and Country Homeware (8.7 km).
Is Te Koi - The Lodge at Bronte accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.