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Located in an idyllic valley, bordered by bush and stream, minutes from the coast. Quality reasonably priced accommodation - cabins, cottages and chalets. Quiet and peaceful, no road noise. Swimming, gold panning, rock/gemstone collecting, bush walks, kayaking, glow worm grotto - all free to guests. Friendly owners who are happy to help with trip planning.
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Wow, just wow. This Lodge is so beautiful and has many things to offer. It's near a river where you can swim and you can use a kayak to get to the ocean. The staff is so welcoming that you think they are your friends....More
Date of stay: November 2018
Response from Thames-Coaster, Owner at Te Mata LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago
Thanks for your feedback. The river is certainly awesome for swimming and especially for the children to have a kayak safely. Glad you enjoyed the stay.
Just spent 3 days here for a relaxing break and it met all expectations. Rented one of the cottages with a magnificent bush view - was able to watch the falcons flying through the trees and the setting sun from our balcony. Was planning to...More
Date of stay: January 2018
Response from Thames-Coaster, Owner at Te Mata LodgeResponded 15 January 2018
Thanks so much for your wonderful description of our unique setting. I note you call our place a "gem." To many the Te Mata River is known as a "Gem-stone" river. A number of our guests love fossicking along the river bank to see what...More
Everything was ready for us. Such a lovely place to rest and relax. parking was easy. place was easy to find. just a few minutes drive to the beach and 1/2 an hour from Thames. Made the perfect get away. Small enough to be cosy...More
Date of stay: November 2018
Response from Thames-Coaster, Owner at Te Mata LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago
Thanks for the great review!!! You're totally correct... it really is the perfect location for a short get-away when all you've got is a couple of days. If you've got longer, it is ideal too as it is perfectly positioned to act as a relaxing...More
My family absolutely loved staying at Te Mata Lodge. Our cabin was just right for us. The river is perfect for kids who love to swim & also kayak our son totally loved it he managed to get in a kayak before we left. Murray...More
Date of stay: October 2018
Response from Thames-Coaster, Owner at Te Mata LodgeResponded 26 October 2018
Thanks for the great review! What an awesome weekend you had. We really enjoyed interacting with your family and observing you loving our environment and all our amenities. See you again soon!
two kids and me the grandmother... great stay, excellent chalet, wonderful hosts and well worth the drive! Strongly recomend to all!!
The river and the bush are beautiful we stayed in and just explored within walking... excellent break!
Date of stay: September 2018
Response from Thames-Coaster, Owner at Te Mata LodgeResponded 21 October 2018
Thanks for sharing you great experience... we loved hosting you & the grandkids, especially observing you all fully enjoying all on offer. Look forward to hosting you again!