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745 Purangi Road, Cooks Beach, Whitianga 3591 New Zealand
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#2 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Cooks Beach
Mercury Ridge offers elegant boutique Coromandel accommodation with enviable views across picturesque Cooks Beach and Mercury Bay. The charming, modern mediterranean villa is nestled in an elevated, north-facing position encased by an orchard, vineyard and native reserve. Here, you’ll experience a peaceful and relaxing stay among nature with achingly beautiful scenery at every turn. Mercury Ridge is located enviably in one of the most scenic, convenient and peaceful parts of the Coromandel Peninsula. It is only a few minutes’ walk to the charming township of Cooks Beach or a short, 15-minute drive to the famous Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove, some of New Zealand’s most recognisable attractions.
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Free parking
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Free breakfast
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Bar / lounge
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Canoeing offsite
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BBQ facilities
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
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Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
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Air conditioning
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Flatscreen TV
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Mary R wrote a review Feb 2019
Midhurst, United Kingdom12 contributions8 helpful votes
We had a fantastic time here. The location and views are stunning and the property is beautifully done. The host was very friendly and thoughtful. We will definitely be back if we can. It is well worth it.
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
Runar N wrote a review Jan 2019
Drobak, Norway722 contributions172 helpful votes
A great place with a fantastic view over the bay and surroundings. And Rick, the owner and host, is the best host you can think of. Only a few rooms make this feeling you are visiting his home, and a nice breakfast is also served each day. They even served us a great Christmas dinner which we ate together with Rick and his son. A great stay we always will remember
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Date of stay: December 2018
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: The Library suite is beautiful
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Juliet W wrote a review Jan 2019
Sydney, Australia16 contributions4 helpful votes
Cooks Gate is a stunning house in a magnificent location above Cooks Beach. The views are spectacular, the rooms are comfortable (we were in the smallest of the four available and it was lovely), and the breakfast was delicious. Rick, the host, is charming and all of his suggestions of things to do were spot on - he even booked them for us! The whole house can be booked - it would be an amazing venue for a family reunion!
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Date of stay: January 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Charlotte L wrote a review Apr 2018
Wanaka, New Zealand8 contributions3 helpful votes
We stayed here with a group of friends last weekend - and what a fantastic time we had. Cooks Gate lodge has everything going for it - stunning views, winery next door, amazing sleeping areas, awesome open fire, great Gourmet BBQ outside, Pizza oven, huge entertaining area and super sized kitchen and storage for everything you can imagine. I would not hesitate to recommend this place as a perfect place to meet with a group of friends, or family get togethers. The owners were very accommodating and nothing was a problem for them the whole time we were there. We will be back to stay that's for sure!
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Date of stay: April 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
mhoggarth wrote a review Feb 2018
50 contributions12 helpful votes
What a stunning place to stay. I honestly thought id arrived at the wrong place to begin with. The long winding road to the place made it feel so secluded. We arrived to find a lovely note from Rick telling us the details of the place, and our key was in the door to the room. The room itself was huge and the rest of the property you share with the other guests. In the morning we met Rick and his helper Holly, who served us breakfast and Rick took a genuine interest in us and what our plans were. He recommend a fantastic rib boat tour of Mercury bay, and lent us a spade for hot water beach. he couldnt have been nicer. The room also had courtesy wine and chocolate. The vineyard next door is great for food, and then come back to Cooks Gate to enjoy the view and some wine. I would come here again and again if i could. You wont be disappointed staying here
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Date of stay: January 2018
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$151 - US$346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionCoromandel PeninsulaWhitiangaCooks Beach
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Frequently Asked Questions about MERCURY RIDGE
Which popular attractions are close to MERCURY RIDGE?
Nearby attractions include Hahei Beach Walk (4.5 km), Cathedral Cove Walk (4.4 km), and Shakespeare Cliff Scenic and Historic Reserve (2.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at MERCURY RIDGE?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a lounge, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at MERCURY RIDGE?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at MERCURY RIDGE?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at MERCURY RIDGE?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to MERCURY RIDGE?
Conveniently located restaurants include Purangi Winery Pizzeria, That Curry Place, and Blue Ginger.
Does MERCURY RIDGE offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Does MERCURY RIDGE have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.