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1948 Russell Road Rd 4, Hikurangi 0184 New Zealand
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#1 of 3 in Hikurangi
In the northeast corner of New Zealand’s North Island lies Helena Bay Lodge. The property features three kilometres of pristine coastline, four private beaches and many intimate coves. National Geographic Traveler Magazine ranked this location second-equal in The World’s Top Rated Islands, Coastlines and Beaches.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Tennis court
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
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Non-smoking rooms
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EGray wrote a review Feb 2020
Kaiapoi, New Zealand106 contributions68 helpful votes
We spent a night here and it was amazing. We were celebrating my partner's 50th birthday and they went out of their way to make it special for him. The view is gorgeous. The food was superb. Loved how you could eat meals at various locations around the lodge. We had dinner in the library, breakfast by the pool and lunch looking out into the bay. Such a great spot. The staff were attentive but in no way intrusive.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled
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Enrique B wrote a review Feb 2020
Buenos Aires, Argentina15 contributions25 helpful votes
This is a fantastic place. We stayed for three nights and we took advantage of all the activities, including a boat trip to the Poor Knights diving and snorkeling reserve aboard their awesome boat (The Ruru). THe facilites are awesome, teh service is impecable and the food is great. Highly recommended. I could not express in words how good this place is.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: THere are only five rooms: three junior suites and two full suites. All of them are spectacular
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Janice A wrote a review Jan 2020
Newport Beach, California4 contributions11 helpful votes
This was our first trip to New Zealand and Helena Bay was our first stop. We spent 3 nights on property and it was amazing. We had the good fortune to be the only guests for the first two days. We took advantage of fishing off of the dock, and explored the vast property on the Polaris ATV's. We spend a couple of hours touring the property with the farm manager (Cup) and throughly enjoyed meeting the resident pets (pigs, alpaca and donkeys) as well as learning about the farm. The staff was outstanding and were available to tend to our every request. We enjoyed a lovely picnic lunch at the beach pavilion and the most delicious meals throughout our stay. The tranquility of the property is indescribable. The rooms were luxurious and very welcoming. They have thought of every detail, including access to backpacks for hiking and rain gear for the unexpected rain shower. Waking up to sunshine and still waters will be a forever memory. Truly a "one of a kind" property and well worth the stay.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Chris S wrote a review Jan 2020
Woodbridge, United Kingdom11 contributions9 helpful votes
This is our 4th time in New Zealand but the first in the Bay of Islands. Now Helena Bay Lodge, in our experience, couldn't be any better. The fantastic location, the quality of the lodge in terms of our room, the dining options and quality of the food, the swimming pool, the variety of walks on the amazing estate and, by no means last of all, the quality of the staff and the service they provide were just superb. We only had to mention a visit we were contemplating and a map and directions appeared in our room. Could it have been better? I think not! Chris and Sally
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Date of stay: January 2020
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: All the rooms have superb views.
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Steinersing wrote a review Jan 2020
Singapore39 contributions41 helpful votes
This lodge has been unbelievably well designed. Nothing is improvised - everything has its purpose and fits. We had two fantastic days and enjoyed the walks on the property as well as the farm tour. Meals are great and designed to your preferences. We loved the fact that many food items are produced on the property and organic. Service / staff are wonderful as well. One thing to be aware off - this is not one of the NZ lodges were guests socialise much together or have communal meals - seems more a place where couples or small groups enjoy their own company. Oh - re art work - I loved the collection of Russian paintings throughout the lodge, even in the gym - guess collected by the owner.
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Date of stay: December 2019
Room Tip: All rooms are great and beach facing
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Frequently Asked Questions about Helena Bay Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Helena Bay Lodge?
Nearby attractions include The Gallery & Cafe Helena Bay Hill (3.9 km) and Tohumoana Lookout Track (6.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Helena Bay Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Helena Bay Lodge?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Helena Bay Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Helena Bay Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Helena Bay Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Helena Bay Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, Helena Bay Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Helena Bay Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.