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Masterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful location with exceptional service. Breakfasts were great and Colleen and Ashley fantastic hosts. Very clean room with large bathroom. Colleen was particuilarly helpful with information on tours etc and booked our boat trip to the Hole in the Rock for us. Couldn't fault anything and would certainly return!

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Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ashley and Colleen were great hosts, spent time letting us know points of interest, booking excursions etc, very helpful. The accommodation itself is just lovely, immaculately clean, comfortable and well equipped. The swimming pool was a great bonus after a long day, as for the location, just go there you won't be disappointed, a little way out of Pahia but...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a great stay here with our friendly hosts Ashley and Colleen! Our room had stunning views of the river, and breakfast was delicious! Location was also very good, close to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Bay of Islands. Wish we could have stayed longer...

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sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time here with us and that you started the day off with a good breakfast too! we do feel privileged to live right here - a few minutes' drive into Paihia and Waitangi Treaty Grounds but far enough away to have the peace of the river and gardens too. Thank you for...

Berikon, Aargau, Switzerland
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We had a lovely time and got spoiled from Colleen and Ashley. They are a very friendly and helpful couple with lots of knowledge of the country. They helped us with our trips in the region and also booked a table for us in a restaurant at the harbor. We had a great breakfast in the hosts dining-room with view...

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sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. We so enjoyed your company and especially the help you gave us one morning! We try to provide as much as possible for our guests' comfort and are glad to hear that we succeeded in your case. My embroidered pictures are a great joy to me and although I can't see as well as...

Reviewed 26 December 2016

Our recent three night stay is a very fondly remembered highlight of our five week trip to New Zealand. Colleen and Ashley are wonderful, gracious hosts and gave us a very warm welcome upon arrival. The lodge is situated beautifully in a peaceful pastoral setting on the Waitangi River. Our guest room accommodation was immaculate and well appointed and from...

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sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge, responded to this review

What a wonderful review. Thank you! It was such fun meeting you both and getting to know you just a little bit in the short time you stayed with us. So many guests enjoy visiting Waitangi, which I know was a favourite spot of yours and it really does do a good job of relating the history of New Zealand....

Chemnitz, Germany
Reviewed 22 December 2016

It was a very pleasant stay in family atmosphere and beautiful location. Our friendly and helpful hosts, Colleen ans Ashley, did everything to make our visit as comfortable as possible and gave us good informations about the area.

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sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review. We always feel good if we can help our guests make the most of their short time with us. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels and have taken wonderful memories back home with you. Kind regards, Colleen and Ashley

Reviewed 18 December 2016

Very pretty spot overlooking the river. Our accommodation (cottage) was great with plenty of room. Our hosts Colleen and Ashley were very informative and helpful regarding the area. Beautiful B&B with great hosts.

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sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this positive review. Yes, the cottage is such a lovely place to spend time relaxing and watching life on the river. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and hope the rest of your journey through new Zealand was as rewarding. Kind regards, Colleen and Ashley

Reviewed 8 December 2016

Perfect location to visit the Bay of Islands, gorgeous and relaxing view, lovely hosts, beautiful cottage and amazing breakfast! We loved every minute of our stay here and would certainly recommend it!

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sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time here with us. The Cottage is certainly a special place to relax and enjoy that view! Kind regards, Colleen and Ashley

Aarle-Rixtel, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We had a beautiful stay in Appledore Lodge, we loved the hospitality, the very nice and spacious room and the wonderful breakfast in the morning. Colleen gave us very good tips for activities in Paihia and surrounding. Arie v H

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sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge, responded to this review

I am so glad that the tips were useful and helped you enjoy your time to the fullest here in the Bay. We loved chatting to you and hope your trip home went smoothly. Thank you for your lovely review. Kind regards, Colleen and Ashley

Woudenberg, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This B&B is situated on a beautiful place, overlooking the river. Beautiful garden, large room and bathroom, very clean. A place where you find rest and peace. The hosts Colleen and Ashley are very helpfull and kind and the breakfast is great. We loved our stay here.

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sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore Lodge, responded to this review

We are so glad that you had a peaceful stay here with us.Things are getting busy now but you are quite right, the river is peaceful all the time! Thank you for your kind review. Best regards, Colleen and Ashley

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rediscover tranquility and peace to the sound of the Waitangi River gently tumbling over miniature waterfalls and rapids, set in two acres of gently sloping pasture land and only 25 meters from the river bank, you will be spellbound by the views from your pillow and all of our accommodation with 1 kilometer of uninterrupted river frontage views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Appledore Lodge

Address: 624 Puketona Road | Northland, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: ₹ 8,873 - ₹ 13,696 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Appledore Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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