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    Wharekauhau Country Estate

    Western Lake Road | Palliser Bay, RD3, Featherston 5773, New Zealand
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    Room & Suite (43)
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    Overview
    • Excellent91%
    • Very good7%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “the main lodge” (10 reviews)
    “food and wine” (10 reviews)
    “farm tour” (19 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 127 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    One doesn't just happen upon this property, one seeks it out, and, it is worth the effort. We drove down from the Hawkes Bay area and as the roads got gradually narrower and finally became a dirt track, we began to wonder just how far...More

    Thank PatrickTwomey
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Everything about our stay was exceptional! All the staff were helpful and friendly - in particular Nicholas was especially charismatic and welcoming. The cottages are cosy and well appointed and the main house is beautiful. We enjoyed the activities around the house and walking along...More

    Thank Benvoa
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This is a beautiful property, yes it is expensive, but with dinner and breakfast included it's not that outrageously so. The cottage rooms are so lovely, the main lodge is a pleasure to hang out in, the staff are warm and welcoming and nothing is...More

    Thank Philomena2015
    Reviewed 5 November 2017

    We have just experienced a two night stay at Wharekauhau on a 2.5 week trip in the North Island. We were celebrating our 45th wedding anniversary, and my husband's 70th birthday, both coming up shortly. The Lodge is exquisite, as was our Cottage, just a...More

    Thank Veronica043
    Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

    Set in a remote but beautiful location, it's well worth the drive to get there. However if your budget can stretch to a helicopter ride it's only 10 mins from Wellington. The cottages are generously sized with every comfort you would expect and more. The...More

    Thank BringOnTheFun
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    About
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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$1,464 - US$1,859 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Greater Wellington >
    • Wairarapa >
    • Featherston
    • Also Known As
    • Wharekauhau Country Estate Featherston
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    Room & Suite (43)
    Dining (22)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Hotel & Grounds (96)
    Bathroom (3)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    "All cottages enjoy fabulous views, and are only a few minutes walk to the main lodge."
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