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    Magic Cottages at Takou River

    660 Takou Bay Road | Northland, Kerikeri 0246, New Zealand
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    Traveller (156)
    Room & Suite (67)
    Pool & Beach (24)
    • Excellent88%
    • Very good7%
    • Average3%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible0%
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    “hot tub” (35 reviews)
    “glow worms” (10 reviews)
    “takou bay” (8 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Hot Tub
    Lazy River
    Breakfast included
    Room Service
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 179 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We spent a long weekend at Magic cottage and can honestly say the website videos don't do the place justice. It is just breathtakingly beautiful and serene. The cottage is off the grid, but well appointed with kitchenette, BBQ, en suite shower, gas heating and...More

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    Response from takouriver, Owner at Magic Cottages at Takou RiverResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Tracey, Thank you so much for writing such a comprehensive and thoughtful review of your stay, and we're glad you loved Magic Cottage...it's such a special place and perfect for uninterrupted romance and seclusion, which is exactly what we try and create. We were...More

    Reviewed 15 June 2017

    Our long weekend staying in the River cottage was amazing. I've never been to such breathtaking, peaceful and comfortable accommodation. The cottage had everything we could have possibly needed. We opted for the gourmet package. It was a perfect extra having such a delicious and...More

    1  Thank Natasha M
    Reviewed 7 May 2017

    The most relaxing weekend we have ever had. If you are unsure/50/50/undecided I would 100% recommend the magic cottage. It well and truly lived up to our expectations. We stayed in the magic cottage as a present from me to my partner for his birthday....More

    1  Thank Ellie S
    Response from takouriver, Owner at Magic Cottages at Takou RiverResponded 8 May 2017

    We're so glad that you were won over by Magic Cottage and Takou River, and that you were able to enjoy everything on offer, with just the right mix of adventure and relaxation...the perfect balance! Raw drone footage you shot and posted on our Facebook...More

    Reviewed 2 May 2017

    We stayed here to celebrate our recent engagement and what a treat! We were originally booked to try the glamping option Anna & Ian offer, however due to the expected rain through Saturday night Anna was able to offer us River Cottage to stay in...More

    Thank Lauren951
    Response from takouriver, Owner at Magic Cottages at Takou RiverResponded 3 May 2017

    Hi Lauren and Alex, Thank you so much for taking time to write about your stay with us. We're really pleased that despite the shaky start with the weather, your weekend turned out to be such a success. It was a great pleasure to meet...More

    Reviewed 14 April 2017

    Magic Cottage is hidden away from the other cottages at Takou River. If you are after a place to relax this is it! It is not like a hotel in a lot of senses such as no wifi, TV, however the wildlife is right to...More

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    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
    • Price range
    • US$ 146 - US$ 365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Location
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    • North Island >
    • Northland Region >
    • Bay of Islands >
    • Kerikeri
    • Also Known As
    • Magic Cottages At Takou River Hotel Kerikeri
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    Traveller (156)
    Room & Suite (67)
    Pool & Beach (24)
    Dining (11)
    Hotel & Grounds (94)
    Bathroom (5)
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    12 August 2017|
    Response from takouriver | Property representative |
    Hi Kelly and Max, Thanks for your enquiry and we would love to help. Unfortunately we don't offer single night stays. Our normal minimum is 2 nights, and over Christmas and New Year, this extends to 7 nights (1 week... More
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    "River cottage has a lookout tower and fireplace"
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    "Stunning views of the river, endless activities, cosy and warm. A blissful weekend away!"
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    "Magic Cottage is completely shut off from everyday life"
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    "Magic Cottage definitely only for 1 person or couple"
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