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Appledore Lodge

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All reviewswaitangi riverb bnew zealandoutstanding hospitalitythe main housebooking activitiesgreat hostsbreakfast was deliciousperfect place to stayglass of winestayed longerboat tripplaces to visitother guestsliving roomcomfortable bedwould definitely stay here again
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

I'm usually a woman of many words, but I can't find words enough to describe this place, and above all, the hosts. Colleen and Ashley go beyond what anyone can ever expect in hospitality, kindness and friendliness! The view from our unit is absolutely stunning...More

Thank Gunilla A
Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore LodgeResponded 29 December 2017

We loved meeting you both and are delighted that you felt so much at home during your stay. The gardens are looking lovely at the moment and the roses are flourishing. I hope your travels were everything you wished they would be. Kind regards, Colleen...More

Reviewed 21 December 2017

Appledore was by far our favorite stay during our 3 weeks in New Zealand. The units are beautiful, clean and spacious. The grounds are gorgeous right on the river. The breakfast was delicious and plentiful. But the best part is really Ashley and Colleen. They...More

Thank greenwoodsk10
Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore LodgeResponded 29 December 2017

Wow, thank you for these very kind words!We love making sure our guests get the most out of their time with us and take happy memories with them. I hope you have many of these from all of your travels through this beautiful country. Kind...More

Reviewed 20 December 2017

The incredible view from our private deck of the river and green hills beyond was one of the highlights of our 3-week road trip. Hosts, Colleen and Ashley, couldn’t have been more welcoming and helpful, suggesting tours, trails, and restaurants. Very helpful in confirming our...More

Thank 1943jim308
Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore LodgeResponded 21 December 2017

You were such a fun group to host and we so enjoyed chatting to you all! We find it very satisfying if we can assist our guests with their plans, so thank you for this positive review. You managed to do a lot in your...More

Reviewed 20 December 2017

We stayed one night at the Appledore Lodge but that was enough to be really enthousiastic about this B&B. A beautiful modern room and bathroom, a stunning view on the garden and the river, a delicious breakfast but most of all extremely friendly and helpful...More

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Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore LodgeResponded 21 December 2017

We loved meeting you both, even if it was for such a short visit. To get the best out of the area, a visit of 2 or 3 nights is better as there is much to see and do in the area. We are delighted...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017

We were warmly welcomed by Colleen and Ashley who told us all about things to see and helped us with our boat trip. The private cottage was comfortable and right on the river with incredible views of green hills. Breakfast was delicious. Kind hosts even...More

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Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore LodgeResponded 21 December 2017

Thank you for this lovely review. It was a pleasure to host you both and we were very happy to drive you around as it is so easy for us to do. We have had a few more of those beautiful rainbows in the past...More

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Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Refrigerator in room
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US$135 - US$270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$135 - US$270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Response from sheepgalore | Property representative |
Good Day, Yes, the Cottage has its own washing machine and we can also do your laundry for you in the main house for a small charge. Kind regards, Colleen and Ashley
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"All the rooms were facing the river and immaculate"
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"Cottage Rooms are wonderful for two couples who are travelling together. Separate rooms but connected..."
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"the Victoria Room has a good value for money"
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"All the rooms provide privacy. We had a room with a porch facing the river. Nice!"
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