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Magic Cottages at Takou River

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Overview
660 Takou Bay Road Northland, Kerikeri 0246 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Lazy River
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

The owner is friendly and kind, we arrived in hurry without notice, but I have been accepted to stay, really thanks for that. the cottage is nice, quiet and peaceful, fire pot is really nice warming up the house in no time. and the next...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for our anniversary weekend in March. It was by far and away, the most amazing spot we've visited in the Bay of Islands. The owners really have thought of everything. I would definitely recommend spending extra for one of their combo deals.From...More

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a lovely, relaxing weekend in the Magic Cottage.It is rare that we are without the internet and TV but this was a refreshing change! We were able to truly relax in a lovely setting. The hosts Anna and Iain provided...More

Thank ClareUK123
Reviewed 1 June 2018

My wife and I stayed at the Magic Cottage, and agreed that this was most definitely one of our favourite places to stay. Everything we needed was in the cottage, and everything we didn't need wasn't (wifi, cell reception, TV), we were gladly cut off...More

Thank chrispeteru
Response from takouriver, Owner at Magic Cottages at Takou RiverResponded 1 June 2018

Hi Chris, So glad you both had exactly the weekend you wanted at Magic Cottage! Looking forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Best regards, Anna

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

My wife needed a weekend away and I chose this property. With that selection I also won brownie points. We stayed in the Magic Cottage. Very clean, great amenities, and a wonderful, private spot. Easy drive to Kerikeri for groceries, and on this wet occasion,...More

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Description
Set a short distance from Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands and voted one of the Top Ten Luxury Lodges in New Zealand, Magic Cottages at Takou River are secluded and beautiful riverside retreats set on the More banks of the picturesque Takou River. Within earshot of the sea at Takou Bay and surrounded by 150 acres of certified organic pasture, native bush and 5 acres of sub-tropical gardens, the 4 cottages and recently completed Lodge provide boutique self-catering accommodation that is eco-friendly yet still indulgent.Peace, seclusion and tranquility abound - a beautiful private river frontage; 150 acres of organic farmland with marked walks along the river bank, through native bush and pastures to secluded swimming and picnic spots; magical glow worms; 5 acres of beautiful sub-tropical gardens to wander and explore; our private jetty and boat house with free kayaks, canoes and fishing rods; and last but not least, access to the beautiful deserted sandy beaches at Takou Bay a short paddle or drive downstream. Once you've finished exploring, relax and unwind in the privacy of your cottage with a pampering massage or spa treatment. To complete your stay, gourmet meals are also available by prior arrangement. Magic Cottages are centrally located to explore the wider Bay of Islands and Far North, yet hidden away from the hustle and bustle amid 150 acres of organic pasture, native bush and river frontage. Enjoy the flourishing birdlife; wander enchanted gardens and riverside walks; paddle to Takou Bay; relax, refresh and romance in the claw foot bath – or bask in the bliss of doing absolutely nothing. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free Internet
Babysitting
Hot Tub
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$132 - US$330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Magic Cottages At Takou River Hotel Kerikeri
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
US$132 - US$330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Magic Cottages At Takou River Hotel Kerikeri
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
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Traveller (170)
Room & Suite (72)
Pool & Beach (24)
Dining (11)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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missy_kellyB
13 August 2017|
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Response from takouriver | Property representative |
Hi Kelly and Max, Thanks for your enquiry and we would love to help. Unfortunately we don't offer single night stays. Our normal minimum is 2 nights, and over Christmas and New Year, this extends to 7 nights (1 week... More
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"If you want total privacy, book the Magic Cottage in summer"
andrewblackcat2
18 Feb 2018
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"The house is amazing, I also can't wait to return on an anniversary to one of the other properties."
Slothie01
18 Jan 2018
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"If you are a couple with no children, Magic Cottage it is!!"
JonnyL612
12 Jan 2018
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"The magic cottage and glamping tent caught our attention as the most fun experiences."
taylorv402
20 Nov 2017
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