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970 Lonely Bay

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Crawley,West Sussex
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We needed a venue for a single night to get us on our way for a 12 day driving tour of New Zealand. It's about a 3 hour drive from Auckland in the most serene and outstanding beauty . Now we wish we had committed to at least two nights. Kym and her team offer a very laid back yet...

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Oh, it was just a shame you had only one night! I thoroughly enjoyed our short time adventuring, and chatting. What an absolute pleasure to meet such open, fun, and friendly guests. I really hope you make it back with a little more time! Thanks so much for the lovely glowing review. We take pride in our brekkie, and love...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Having really enjoyed our stay through Christmas of 2015, we decided to revisit for two days just prior to Christmas 2016. Sometimes going back can be a mistake, but this was certainly not the case with 970 Lonely Bay. Great room, great breakfasts and Kym and Jodie both have a "nothing is any trouble" attitude, whilst the location as anticipated...

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Lovely to see you both return to 970. We're thrilled you enjoyed your stay the second time around. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Our new chef Karen does wonderful mussels fritters, you must come back and try them!....Kym

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Our family booked out Lonely Bay Lodge for the weekend to host our wedding in October 2016. Using it as our accommodation and wedding venue meant that our immediate family all got to stay together (sleeps 10) and was such a treat for everyone! We found the lodge ideal for our intimate wedding of 48 people. Our guests couldn’t get...

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Thanks Amanda, we had such a great time organising, and participating in your lovely wedding. Everything ran so smoothly! It was such a pleasure to work with such relaxed, and easy guests. Although the weather wasn't perfect, it was such a special day. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We hope to be hosting...

Reviewed 29 November 2016

Lovely accommodation with separate space for all guests if required, in a lovely location from where we visited Cathedral Cove, Cooks Beach and Hot water beach. We would like to have stayed longer. There were great people looking after you - Particularly Kim who offered great advice and took such good care of us. Thank you

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

It was our pleasure, we enjoy taking great care of our guests, Jane is always thrilled to hear how the guests love her gardens - so I've passed this on. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Our paths may just cross over your side of the world next :-) Kym

Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

A perfect location for a couple of quiet days - close to some of the Coromandel peninsula highlights. First tip- put Cooks Beach into the GPS rather than Coromandel, and don't let the machine convince you otherwise. Or you will be in for a long drive on some windy roads(or a lengthy walk from the ferry). After the drive from...

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review. We do warn guests to pop Cooks Beach into their GPS, as you discovered a rather long leisurely, and often tiresome drive is the alternative. The walks from the property are stunning. I do encourage guests to hike the Cathedral Cove track for sunrise to avoid the crowds. We're so thrilled you enjoyed...

Reviewed 21 November 2016

The only criticism that I could possibly come up with was the sign at the entrance is a little difficult to spot. All the facilities needed, beautifully displayed and and looked after, a short walk to a lovely beach. Run by some of the nicest people we have met on our journey around New Zealand who clearly tailored advice to...

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We do admit, most guests drive straight past initially, as our sign is rather discreet. If you arrive at the gorgeous Shakespeare's lookout, you've gone to far, and we're just back down the hill. There are suitable activities for all our guests, so its great to provide information to make each stay as enjoyable...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

What an incredibly beautiful place, hidden away amongst the lush greenery and ocean bays. The rooms were overlooking the lonely bay ocean in the distance. The cleanliness and facilities available were as expected. The hospitality was outstanding, Jodi, our host was incredible, she went over and above our expectations to take care of us, including our personal safety during a...

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review. We were most fortunate the Tsunami didn't effect us here in the Coromandel. Jodi is a treasure, and much appreciated part of our team. We really do hope the rest of your holiday around New Zealand was as enjoyable as staying at 970 Lonely Bay.

London
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The most tasteful and beautifully peaceful place to visit. Absolutely gorgeous building in lovely grounds overlooking the fabulous white Sands of Cooks Bay. Jodi and Kim make it special with every attention to detail - Jodi managed to set out the perfect breakfast on our balcony one sunny morning, coming up some side stairs, without waking us.

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Thank you! We love to get wonderful reviews like this! Its great to know we're making our guests feel so welcome, and the surrounding area makes our guests relax with a magical and stunning view is such beautiful surroundings. Jodi and I are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. Kym

Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Firstly I must apologise to the hotel for waiting so long to leave a review, we actually visited in October 2015! We stayed one night in this wonderful hotel on the last night of our Australia/New Zealand tour. It sits in a lovely isolated spot near Lonely Bay. The views from the balconies are fantastic, lovely and tranquil. I booked...

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Apologies for the late response, and thank you so much for your kind words. What a wonderful birthday gift! The location here has perfect grounds and ambience for a proposal. We're thrilled you chose the setting at 970! Congratulations from the team, and we'd love see you again for an Anniversary in the future. Kym

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We had a wonderful time in this very fine lodge - just beautiful as were the gardens Our room was superb & the breakfasts delicious - our hostess Jody was friendly & accommodating - we want to repeat the experience

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970LonelyBayLodge, Manager at 970 Lonely Bay, responded to this review

Thank you, we appreciate you taking the time to write a review for the Lodge. Jodi is a wonderful host, and a welcome asset to our little team, as is Adam the gardner. We're thrilled you enjoyed your experience, and look forward to your next visit. Kym

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
970 Lonely Bay Lodge is a luxury boutique accommodation in Cooks Beach, Whitianga, New Zealand. Accommodation includes three one bedroom suites and a premier two bedroom (honeymoon) suite, all with en-suite, extensive mini-bar, spacious terrace and bush or water views of Purangi Estuary and Cooks Beach. Lodge accommodation facilities include a library, TV/AV 'snug' with Bang & Olufsen plasma television / sound system, separate guest indoor and outdoor bathrooms, solarium and deck, and multiple fireplaces. The boutique lodge offers a perfect venue for corporate events, weddings, honeymoons and romantic getaways ... more   less 

Additional Information about 970 Lonely Bay

Address: 970 Purangi Road | RD1, Cooks Beach, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range: €371 - €3,315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 970 Lonely Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The rooms on the top floor were gorgeous, the atrium suite lacked privacy”
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“All were nice but first floor were nicest, velux blinds needed but should be fitted by now.”
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“Choose your room carefully. Once you do that, the place is very good.”
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“2nd floor rooms have a better view of the ocean, 1st floor rooms have a great garden view with a glimpse of the ocean.”
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“All rooms are lovely. You have the run of the whole place so rooms don't matter”
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