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“cooks beach”(19 reviews)
“honeymoon suite”(4 reviews)
“estuary suite”(3 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
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4 Star Hotel
970 Lonely Bay Lodge is a luxury boutique accommodation in Cooks Beach, Whitianga, New Zealand. Accommodation includes three one bedroom suites and a premier two bedroom (honeymoon) suite, all with en-suite, extensive mini-bar, spacious terrace and bush or water views of Purangi Estuary...
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970 Purangi Road | RD1, Cooks Beach, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
11 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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All reviewscooks beachhoneymoon suiteestuary suitenew zealandcoromandel peninsulaoffered teafrench doorsbeautiful lodgeentire houseopportunity to meetbeyond the call of dutydinner reservationssuperb breakfastgreat location for exploringtwo nightscommon areasmemorable stay
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Kym and her team are wonderful hosts at this gorgeous 4-room home steps from Lonely Bay and Cooks Beach. The breakfasts are amazing (order the bacon!!!)! And the team was very accommodating. Kym even lent us her bikes to explore the nearby beaches and sailing...More

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Response from 970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely BayResponded 27 April 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We absolutely loved your visit with us. You we're both such easy and enjoyable company. So many laughs! We highly recommend Matt at Boom sailing to our fellow sailors that visit, and are thrilled you loved the experience....More

Reviewed 3 April 2018

The house was gorgeous and Denise was a fabulous host. We couldn't have felt more welcomed. We stayed there for a night to explore Cathedral Cove, and the house was only about 15 minutes away (driving).

Thank Andrew P
Response from 970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely BayResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you Andrew for your lovely review. I'm sorry I didn't get to meet you. Denise thoroughly enjoyed your company and wished your stay was longer. We hope to see you on your next visit to NZ. Kym

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed two nights here and would highly recommend this high end individual business. It is an expensive option but we could not have asked for more. The public spaces are beautifully arranged and furnished and extremely comfortable to relax in. The gardens are very...More

Thank Suzanne W
Response from 970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely BayResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you so much Suzanne, we really appreciate such a lovely review. It was our pleasure to look after you both. We're thrilled you enjoyed the breakfasts, we source our supplies as locally as possible. This is such a fantastic area to explore, and 3...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a fabulous 3 nights here as we neared the close of our month long tour. Our hosts, Denise and Kim were so welcoming and helpful with advice on places to visit and where to eat. Lovely rooms and superb breakfasts. Plenty of space indoors...More

Thank nvmurray
Response from 970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely BayResponded 26 April 2018

It was our pleasure to host your group. Wonderful to have friends meet at the Lodge and enjoy our relaxed in-house dinging option. We thoroughly enjoyed all your company. Hopefully your 'lost property' made it back to the UK. :-) Kym

Reviewed 13 March 2018

We loved this house, it's beautiful and you are made to feel so at home. Our room was downstairs, so had access to laundry, kitchen, all rooms in fact and you are encouraged to use it all if you wish. Kim is a wonderful manager,...More

Thank WatfordLizzie
Response from 970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely BayResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. A bonus with the Lodge is the separate shared areas for socialising and mingling. We appreciate many guests enjoy their privacy, so the upstairs rooms offer private balconies to relax after the days activities. We love that...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Price range
US$395 - US$2,876 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$395 - US$2,876 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Three upstairs probably have better views but downstairs is fine too"
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"All rooms are lovely but the Estuary Suite is just beautiful with a private terrace and great views."
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"All rooms are on second floor and are fabulous."
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"The rooms on the top floor were gorgeous, the atrium suite lacked privacy"
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