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    Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River Retreat

    251 Old Coach Road, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
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    • Excellent91%
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    • Average1%
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    Travellers talk about
    “bush walks” (17 reviews)
    “hidden valley” (14 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Spa
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    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    This lodge is a beautiful find in a tranquil and beautiful surrounding. The minimum stay is two days and believe me you will need more time here there is so much to do. The drive to the location is an adventure itself. The winding dirt...More

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    Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River RetreatResponded 10 August 2017

    Hi Adrian. Thanks for the comprehensive review. Good to have it from a guest perspective. Glad you enjoyed the place. cheers. Debbie & Ernst

    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    This little gem is simply sublime - close to so many great spots and many of them are on site also. The hosts are extremely helpful and show a high level of care for your needs. One of the best places you will find to...More

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    Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River RetreatResponded 10 August 2017

    Hi Wiremu. Thanks for the great review. It is a little hidden gem... glad you could relax and wind down here. regards Debbie & Ernst

    Reviewed 30 July 2017

    We stayed here for a quiet winter getaway and couldn't have chosen a better place. The room was super cozy and the hosts were lovely. Gazing at the stars from the spa on a cold winter night was amazing. Would definitely recommend.

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    Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River RetreatResponded 1 August 2017

    Hi there Paul. Thanks for the great review. Glad you enjoyed your winter getaway! cheers Debbie

    Reviewed 24 July 2017

    What a fabulous place - the surroundings were amazing and the room was lovely. Very warm, comfortable and inviting. From the arrival wine and nibbles provided with the Lost Springs Pamper Package, to the delicious breakfast tray, the big comfy bed, and the lovely hosts,...More

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    Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River RetreatResponded 25 July 2017

    Hi there John and Steph. It was lovely to have you both! The weather threw a bit at you, but glad you were able to make the most of it. The combination with The Lost Spring is a real highlight... look forward to seeing you...More

    Reviewed 23 July 2017

    Awesome little place to get away with. We wanted something that wasn't just a Motel room but a little different and relaxing. This is as advertised and has great walks and the Tree top bath and spa were great as well.

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    Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River RetreatResponded 25 July 2017

    Hi there Nick. Thanks for taking time to post a review. Glad you enjoyed the place and took advantage of the forest, bathhouse and spa. Hope to see you back! Cheers. Debbie & Ernst

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
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    • 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$138 - US$142 (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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