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    Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River Retreat

    251 Old Coach Road, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent91%
    • Very good7%
    • Average1%
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    “tree top” (26 reviews)
    “bush walks” (19 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 258 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    The property is in the middle of a rainforest valley, making for a great escape and adding to the relaxed seclusion of your stay. Nature walks are abundant on the property to feed your adventurous side. But it's not too secluded, it's only a 15...More

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    Thank Kobé M
    Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River RetreatResponded yesterday

    Hi there Kobe. Thanks for taking time to write a review for us. We love having you and Sam here and enjoyed the "'adventure"'. Glad all worked out :-) All the best to you both! Debbie & Ernst

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    My wife and I spent our 10th anniversary weekend here. Was an amazing weekend! Perfect location, close enough to town if needed but far enough away for privacy, good sized rooms, the views are brilliant, and the treetop bath and spa were fantastic. Unfortunately the...More

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    Thank paul_wyllie
    Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River RetreatResponded yesterday

    Hi there Paul. Thanks for the review and for coming to stay to celebrate your 10th anniversary! Shame about the weather, but a bit of time for the two of you was also good, eh! Cheers! Debbie & Ernst

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    I took my partner to Wairua Lodge for his 30th birthday, and he's since described it as, "The best birthday I've ever had." Debbie and Ernst, the owners, made the entire weekend incredibly special, with hand-delivered champagne and top-notch accommodation from start to finish. The...More

    Thank R T
    Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River RetreatResponded yesterday

    Hi there RT. Thanks for choosing us to celebrate M's birthday! We loved having you here and choosing to come over on the ferry was of course a great move! Love to have you both back here... all the best. Debbie & Ernst

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This place was off the beaten track, which was exactly what we were hoping for. Set amongst the rainforest, Debbie and Ernst have made the perfect retreat. Try out the many walks around the property and brave the river crossings with supplied boots and water...More

    Thank JaneyJaneEngland
    Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River RetreatResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Jane. Thanks for taking time to write a review! Glad you enjoyed our little piece of paradise... best wishes. Debbie & Ernst

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Have just come back from Wairua Lodge- my wife and I had an incredible time. Debbie and Ernst were fantastic hosts and the room was absolutely spotless. The cooking facilities were great and there is a wide range of DVD's available which suited us as...More

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    Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River RetreatResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi there Josh. Thanks for taking time to write a review. Glad you both had such a relaxing time here - there is definitely something about that great, rainforest air! Hope to see you back again! Cheers Debbie & Ernst

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$131 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    Leahlisa
    25 September 2015|
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    Response from Debbaumi | Property representative |
    Hi Leahlisa, Us of the bath is included in the room rates. Queens Snug rooms are $170 a night/room , and King Snug rooms are $190. We also have a self contained cottage The River deck Suite for $250 a night.....all include... More
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    Leahlisa
    25 September 2015|
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    Response from Debbaumi | Property representative |
    Hi there, All guest can book one hour time slots in the Treetop Bath house, or the spa pool. We have some lovely bush walks, and swimming holes in the river. Check out our website for room options. Hope this... More
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    "If you like to eat, bring snacks to keep in the fridge. There are plenty of wine glasses if you need to throw..."
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    "Take food and any special supplies to avoid the need to go back to town."
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    "The River Suite is the only private room - every other room has people walking past and you have to keep your..."
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