Lupton Lodge is everything others have reported. An excellent website, efficient booking process, warm and personal welcome from on arrival, very comfortable, well-appointed rooms, attractive and peaceful location, delightful swimming pool and delicious food, prepared by the owner, Andy, who is also an accomplished chef ….. there is nothing not to like. If visiting Whangarei [...]
Husband and I stayed for just 1 night but would have been happy to stay longer. Lovely welcome, beautiful surroundings & great room. The house is obviously loved and very well restored. Beautiful garden & orchard to explore amidst very tranquil surroundings. Every comfort thought of for the weary traveller. Can highly recommend a stay [...]
My wife and I stayed here for two nights during our vacation in New Zealand. It is absolutely beautiful. The family running the lodge is very hospitable and accommodating. The room was nice and the ensuite bathroom was large and clean. The decor is nice and the property is beautiful. I highly recommend this place. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Lovely food, lovely people, lovely bed. What more could you want? Thank you for taking care of us. 2 couples travelling together to Whangarei from Western Australia Blue & Red Rooms – September 2012 These comments have come directly from our guest book – names have been excluded to ensure guest privacy and confidentiality.