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Great lodge for group stay

We spent 2 nights at the lodge as a tramping club group of 9 to do to some hiking in the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
John K
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Bream Head walk not for the feint-hearted

We live locally and Bream Head walk is my son's favourite. Take a tourch and walk up (literally up... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Wendy D
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Lovely, modern, spacious accommodation, and fantastic home-cooked food. Our group of 9 particularly appreciated the scrummy pre-dinner snacks provided each evening, including having liquid refreshments available for purchase! The ocean beach walk was beautiful and the hilly bush walks were a real contrast offering stunning views. It was great that different members of the group could choose different options, with our wonderful host/cook/driver, Claire, ensuring we were all dropped off and picked up as required. Definitely recommended.

Thank Janet12e
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Beautiful beaches and scenery. Lots of options for different walks from challenging downhill to a ramble a long the beach. Claire's meals and baking delicious and super generous in servings. You really don't need to take any extra food at all. House layout was great. Plenty of bathrooms and comfy beds.
Claire was a super host and made us feel very welcome..... her attention to detail amazing. I would definitely recommend this catered walk in such a beautiful part of NZ. We were blessed with fine weather which was a huge bonus.

Thank NickiD1397
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Fabulous host, accommodation was excellent, the food was beyond anything expected. Would recommend to anyone who loves the outdoors, loves to walk/tramp and swim, being active and enjoying the friendly ambience with good friends at the end of a long busy day. Great to enjoy with family, friends in a group, whatever. Could not speak more highly of our lovely host, cook and tour guide, Claire.

Thank Cathie C
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Definitely recommend this short walking holiday in this very special place. Wonderful accommodation, comfortable rooms and excellent facilities. Particularly enjoyed the private open air bath. Home cooked lovely food. Beautiful walks. Host was very helpful.

Thank Reb_Fal
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely accommodation, friendly host and yummy food
Walks were good too :)
Great catchup with friends and one of the walks an especiallY good workout

Thank Helen M
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