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Moon Gate Villa

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
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Inspired by the shape of Cupid’s bow, Moon Gate Villa was originally designed as a country residence for a romance novelist. Its timeless and elegant design offers relaxing accommodation surrounded by 1.5 acres of landscaped gardens and reflective pools. All 3 suites feature private en-suite bathrooms, fine linens on king size beds, in-house movies on large TV screens, and a private phone with complimentary nation phone calls. The villa features a dedicated guest lounge and solar heated lagoon pool. Free high speed WiFi Internet and breakfast is included in all our rates. Evening dining by arrangement. A hidden treasure, 2 minutes from Kerikeri village in the heart of the Bay of Islands.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Smoking rooms available
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Enjoyed our visit as much as the first 4 years ago in the garden cottage set in beautiful gardens. Comfortable,clean and great breakfast. Wonderful hosts. Not really much more to say. Thankyou Rob and Lionel.
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Response from Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa
Responded 1 week ago
Kia Ora Jeanharris, It was great to see you both again after 4 years and great to share what has changed. Thank you for writing a lovely review. We look forward to the next visit. Cheers Rob and Lionel
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From the moment you arrive into the dreamy world of Moon Gate Villa you know you have found the luxury heart of Kerikeri hospitality. It was around 27 degrees when we were greeted by the charming Lionel at the door of the villa, and on showing us into the sumptuous guest
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Response from Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa
Responded 1 week ago
Kia Ora jlolo; Wow, what a wonderful review guys, I'm not sure what to say. You guys were so much fun and it was a delight to spoil you both for your 30th anniversary. Moon Gate Villa has a very special 'spirit' and feel to it. We often think that this somehow amplifies the 'joie de vivre' guests bring. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Nga Mihi See you on your 35th?
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My wife and I stayed in the cottage at Moon Gate Villa for three nights. We loved the privacy and seclusion and eating breakfast and dinners on the back deck overlooking the garden was a special delight. Hosts Lionel and Rob strike just the right balance of being attentive and
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Response from Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa
Responded 1 week ago
Kia Ora 23Chris2; It's always very special when guests visit us for a second time, and we trust you enjoyed the little improvements we've made to the cottage in the time since you're first visited. Thank you as always for your kind words and taking the time to write us your wonderful review. Cheers and looking forward to next time.
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My husband and I spent 3 nights at Moon Gate Villa, and we just loved it ! We stayed in the cottage, which is very clean, well equipped, comfortable and very cosy, opening on a large deck and an absolutely beautiful garden. Rob and Lionel are both lovely, and offer a great
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Response from Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa
Responded 4 weeks ago
Kia Ora Olivia & Alexis Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review. We are very glad you and pooch enjoyed your stay in the cottage. We look forward to looking after you all again one day. Cheers
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The hosts are amazing, very thoughtful and helpful and knowledgeable about the area. Rooms are spacious and very comfortable with great amenities. Beds soft and comfortable. Pool is an added pleasure :) Breakfast selection is so good. Coffee excellent. Would recommend to others.
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Response from Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa
Responded 4 weeks ago
Kia Ora shermurph1, Thank you for taking time to write us a wonderful review. We hope you return one day so we can spoil you again. all the best...
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Beautiful garden
View from the Cottage deck
"Go Premium Suite for the ultimate luxury"
"All rooms are good"
"Any room is a great room, all open out to the gardens."
"Splash out and get the premier suite - the bath tub is amazing"
"Cottage for privacy altho' nearer the road. Deluxe rooms with private entrances to the pool & outdoor seating areas."
US$145 - US$251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandNorthland RegionBay of IslandsKerikeri
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