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Tipi and Bobs Waterfront Lodge

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  • Excellent45%
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  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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AMENITIES
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Breakfast included
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

I had booked for this restaurant for my wife's birthday, as it was recommended by the place we were staying at. We arrived between 6.30 - 7pm as requested by the restaurant. When we got there, it was dark and difficult to find the entrance...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have said this before and it bears repeating. It is fruitless to try to compare a hotel or restaurant in one location with one in a completely different location. The comparison is meaningless and does not help anyone seeking advice on where to stay...More

Thank 367john
Response from Margery H, Owner at Tipi and Bobs Waterfront LodgeResponded 7 March 2018

Wow you have said it all... We wish others would have the same outlook as you have described the Barrier. Pete and I Thank you for your comments. Cheers Margery and Peter

Reviewed 18 January 2017

My husband and I try to make it here once a year during our summer trip to the Barrier. This year we had another memorable meal. The appetizer was spicy deep fried prawns and we'd wished we had ordered two servings. My main was fish...More

2  Thank Elea_z
Response from Margery H, Owner at Tipi and Bobs Waterfront LodgeResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time for your review, we do appreciate it. January was a real busy time, our waitress must have been new. We've had a busy summer so hopefully next year we will get it right. We are pleased you did enjoy...More

Reviewed 2 January 2017

Group of 8 of us for a meal . Nice location overlooking the bay at Tryphena. Attentive staff Like all things on Barrier - not cheap Mains we had all reasonable /nice but we thought really rather expensive for what we got. Am aware of...More

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 16 November 2016

TIPI N BOBS is the best place to stay and dine on great barrier island..Marge and Pete care about your stay and want you to experience the best the barrier has to offer.. The rooms are extremely clean and lovely with wonderful views right beside...More

Thank coralgb
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Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
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Free Parking
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Refrigerator in room
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Bar/Lounge
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US$81 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$81 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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lovetramping
24 July 2014|
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Response from Margery H | Property representative |
HI Ros, we are more than happy to cater for you on the 5th September. You will need to phone a day or two before and make a reservation explaining your dietary allergies. This is so we can plan a meal for you. Regards... More
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"Go for the top level room. There is only one and it is worth it for the views. On the other hand, the only..."
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"unit one has the best views and unit five for honeymooners"
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"Rooms at front of property only have a sea view."
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"Suite 5 - but there were a couple of other rooms at the front of the hotel which would've had good views"
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