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Kauri Lodge is situated 13 kms from Cambridge New Zealand in the lovely Karapiro farming district. Your hosts, Jim & Libby Telfer, have enjoyed visitors from all over the world and New Zealand, and will do their best to make sure your stay in the Waikato is a memorable and enjoyable...
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957 Taotaoroa Road | Karapiro, Cambridge 3496, New Zealand
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25.9 km to Hamilton Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Libby and Jim have done a wonderful job with putting together a peaceful, beautiful farm stay with sweet lovely horses and clover the galloping cow. Libby took me for a wonderful ride on her gentle horse, Jess that was just right for someone who hadn’t...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved our stay here. Libby and Jim could not have been more hospitable. They did everything possible to ensure we were happy, and made us feel like part of the family! They have two of the cutest puppies I had ever met, plus...More

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Response from Libby T, Owner at Kauri LodgeResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It is always great to hear that our guests have enjoyed meeting our animal family - they are very special to us and we love to share them with people!! We are happy to know that you...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Very nice location, quiet, nice hosts. Kitchen facilities were fine; we loved the view from the porch. It was easy driving distance to Hobitton village. There are quite a few dogs around, which we did not mind, but good to know for others perhaps.More

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Response from Libby T, Owner at Kauri LodgeResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you for reviewing our property, and for the good comments. I am sorry that you found our dogs a little daunting! I can assure everyone that we do our best to make sure that we lock them away if we find that our guests...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Our family (2 adults and 3 young children) had a wonderful stay at this farmstay. Jim and Libby were fantastic hosts and really made us feel at home. We were a bit road weary and the Kauri Lodge was perfect. The unit was well furnished...More

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Response from Libby T, Owner at Kauri LodgeResponded 18 April 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to review our place, and for your lovely comments!! It's great to know that guests appreciate our garden which was created with much love, and also the great view and sunset. It gives me immense pleasure to know that...More

Reviewed 31 January 2018

In such an incredible country with so many wonderful people. it's truly a joy to find a place that stands out and we will remember forever. Libby and Jim were amazing hosts and made us feel at home. The property is beautiful and our children...More

Thank GrimesAg
Response from Libby T, Owner at Kauri LodgeResponded 2 February 2018

Thank you !!! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay - that is our aim - to have happy guests and to enjoy their company, even if only for a day!! We would love to see you again!!!

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Kauri Lodge is situated 13 kms from Cambridge New Zealand in the lovely Karapiro farming district. Your hosts, Jim & Libby Telfer, have enjoyed visitors from all over the world and New Zealand, and will do their ...More best to make sure your stay in the Waikato is a memorable and enjoyable experience. We are close to our lovely LAKE KARAPIRO, home of our Olympic Rowers, and also popular for water skiing, swimming, kayaking, jet-boating, river cruises and fishing. It is a short drive from Kauri Lodge to HOBBITON of the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy. Cambridge is a beautiful "town of trees" and has many attractions including cafes and restaurants. An approximate one hour drive takes you to the famous WAITOMO CAVES, Raglan beach on the west coast, Mt Maunganui on the east coast, or to ROTORUA. We have a two bedroom apartment and also a studio unit at Kauri Lodge. Each bedroom in the apartment has a queen and a single bed, plus there is a single bed in the lounge. There is a very large private guest lounge and kitchen/dining area. The studio unit has a queen bed and kitchen/dining/lounge (it is a different part of the farm from the apartment). There are impressive views of our farm and the Waikato Countryside from our expansive decks where you can also enjoy a private BBQ. A short walk can take you to a beautiful native bush reserve. We offer Bed & Breakfast or you can just rent the apartment as a holiday home. We welcome children, and pets are also welcome by arrangement. Less
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Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
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Pool
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Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room types
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"we prefer the smaller room with a bigger window overlooking the farm"
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"Very large room and private side of the house."
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