Lupton Lodge News

Latest updates about Lupton Lodge, Whangarei and the Tutukaka Coast including special offers, new services and other information

2 New Rooms Now Available

We are happy to announce the completion of our stunning, renovated accommodation in a modern 2-storey barn, adjacent to the main Lodge. We can now offer guests 2 additional room options: Upstairs Accommodation – The Purple Room Spacious upstairs room with apex ceilings and large bi-fold windows overlooking our farmland and grounds King size bed More…

Free-Range Chicken & Eggs

Breakfast It’s official, our breakfast menu now includes local free-range eggs. The free-range egg options include: Lupton Special Breakfast – toasted english muffin, spinach, bacon and local free-range poached eggs with homemade mustard mayonnaise Basil & parsley omelette made with 2 free-range eggs and a choice of fillings Click here for more breakfast options Dinner More…

Lonely Planet’s Suggested Quality Accommodation near the Tutukaka Coast

The latest version of the New Zealand Lonely Planet (2010/2011) has just hit the shelves. Lupton Lodge is newly listed under the Tutukaka Coast as their suggested quality accommodation in the area. Lupton Lodge offers boutique accommodation only 10 minutes drive from the spectacular Tutukaka Coast – 1/2 way between Whangarei and Ngunguru. Thanks Lonely More…

National Geographic Rates Tutukaka Coast No.2 Coastal Destination in the World

National Geographic Traveller Magazine has rated the Tutukaka Coast in the top 2 coastal destinations worldwide. “Land-based and water-based ecotourism opportunities abound on New Zealand’s subtropical northern peninsula. The region currently boasts “excellent environmental and ecology quality,” and its Maori residents still cling to some aspects of their native culture…. “Long stretches of sandy beaches More…

Freeview TV in Every Room

Guests at Lupton Lodge can now watch over 10 channels of TV via Freeview in all our luxurious ensuite rooms.  With 32″ flat screen TVs and DVD players in each room you have more choice than ever when it comes to viewing entertainment. Our collection of New Zealand and International complimentary DVDs has always been More…

iPod Docks in Every Room

Guests at Lupton Lodge can now enjoy their own music direct from an iPod docking station in each room. These work for iPods, iPhones and if you have an auxiliary cord you can also plug in an MP3 player.  Relax and unwind at the end of a busy day with our new high-quality sound, dual More…

Lupton Lodge in The Best Weekends & Short Breaks Magazine

At Whangarei I find the Tutukaka road and head for Glenbervie, about 10km from town, a pretty place of orchards and old stone walls. I’m staying here, at Lupton Lodge, an historic villa owned by Andy and Karen. The lodge is halfway between Whangarei and Tutukaka and close enough to attract both weekday business folk More…

Mobile Friendly Online Booking Facility

When you are booking accommodation online at Lupton Lodge in Whangarei using your mobile phone you will now have a mobile-friendly booking application to book through…. now more scrolling around the screen trying to find the right fields to populate and buttons to press.  Let us know what you think next time you book.

32″ Flat Screen TVs in Each Room

All our B&B rooms now have 32″ flat screen TVs and DVD players for your viewing pleasure.

New In-Room Heat Pumps/Air-Conditioning

We now have Mitsubishi Heat Pumps/ Air Conditioning installed in the guest rooms and dining room – each room has an individual heat control for your comfort.