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This is a stunning property high in the hills with amazing views and very comfortable rooms. The outside baths are superb. It's a good place to chill out and recover - you won't feel like leaving for day trips. Being isolated up in the hills, you are kind of stuck with having
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We thoroughly enjoyed our three night stay at Manawa Ridge. Willem and Carla are wonderfully warm and inviting hosts. Their home is incredible - beautifully designed and situated on a hilltop with unbelievable views of the surrounding countryside and distant ocean. Carla's
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We are young and tell the truth. We really enjoyed this lodge. There were wonderful views the surrounding hills and the sea. There is delicious food for children and adults. The hosts are very hospitable and kind to kids. The kids food is not just ketchup and other junk food
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This is an unusual place to stay that has some fantastic attributes. The views from the turret are breathtaking, and you could sit for ages enjoying the mix of mountains and sea. It is not a normal hotel - you are guests at Willem and Carla's house and you spend time with the
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Willem and Carla have created a fabulous lodge on the top of a ridge from which you can see for miles. The trouble was that for two nights the rain didn't stop falling, 4 inches the first night and 6 the next! We weren't washed away but it did prevent us from using the jacuzzi.
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"Rivendell has slightly better views from the spa bath and has a skylight for stargazing"
"All the rooms are different and individual, I am sure Carla and Willem will show you all options and let you change."
"Check out their website - three amazing options"
"All 3 rooms are unique!!!"
"All rooms are great"
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New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionWaihi
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