Best Place to Stay in New Zealand!

We are traveling New Zealand for 3 weeks, staying in 9 different hotels. The Lupton Lodge will be very hard to top. We really wish it would have been possible to pick up the entire property and take it with us from city to city. The rooms were very nicely decorated, comfortable and quite quiet More…

Quiet Haven for Business Travellers

This beautiful restored villa is a superb alternative to inner city hotels in Whangarei – only a short distance from town (although you probably would need your own vehicle) the rooms are spacious, breakfasts and dinners yummy and lovely small touches throughout that make you feel cared for and at home. Thanks Andy for a More…

Pure Luxury

Thank you Andy & Karen for a wonderful weekend away from Auckland. The Red room is great – loved the Kauri floors and decor, the bed was so comfortable. Evening meal was great and we had the games room all to ourselves. The calf and spring lamb in the Paddock were sweet – we felt More…

Good for a Quiet Business Stop

blue-room

After a non-stop day of business, it was nice to stay here. Andy was welcoming and professional. The room was spotlessly clean. Bed comfortable, good linen, quality furnishings. I pre-ordered dinner as I knew I would be tired and it was very tasty. Breakfast was good too. Highly recommended. Blue Room – October 2012 These More…

A Well-deserved Number One for the Whangarei Area

Not much more to add to the other accolades, but this is well deserving of more than just a night’s stopover. It’s a mini resort with the billiard table, DVD and book collection, games room, pool, orchard and so on, and handy enough for those dive trips out of Tutukaka or for exploring Whangarei’s The More…