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Canterbury Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 May 2016

there is little more we can say that would to what our title says . moongate villa is truly superb in every way, from the cottage to the garden, to the hosts, to the breakfast you will just have to visit and see for yourselves.

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia ora jackmorrisNewZealand Thank you for your short but sweet review. You are correct, your title say's it all. Thank you again and hope to see you in the near future. Cheers Lionel

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I told my friends we were staying in a shed in the garden - how wrong was I it was a luxury cottage. We were welcomed with a wee note on a blackboard sitting at the door then by Lionel what a host we felt like long lost friends nothing was too much trouble. We would love to return and...

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia ora jeankelly63 Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. I'm so glad you think the cottage was luxurious and not a shed however, I like the idea of my guest having one expectation to only be wowed by the other. We hope to see you both again or your friends in the near future. Cheers...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We were warmly welcomed by our host Lionel and escorted through the garden to settle in our cottage. The cottage is clean and well appointed, privately situated with a verandah and surrounded by subtropical flowering plants. The dog and cat living on the property are friendly and respectful. We slept soundly on a divinely comfortable bed and did not mind...

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia ora mrsb0k Thank you for taking the time to write us a wonderful review. We love to hear how our guest just kick back and relax especially on those raining days. We continue to update and add movies and now have Netflix for your enjoyment on your next visit to the Bay of Islands Kerikeri. All the best. Cheers...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 April 2016

From the time we arrived to the time we left we felt very welcome and spoilt. We had the use of the very comfortable cottage with a beautiful outlook over a spacious and well maintained garden. Our hosts were very welcoming and helpful. We had our breakfasts in the villa and great conversations with Rob and Lionel.

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia ora Anita R Thank you for your wonderful review. We love to hear how our guest feel spoilt when they stay and we really enjoy our conversations over breakfast. All the best and hope to you both again in the future. Cheers

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Our 3 night stay was above our expectations. Rob and Lionel couldn't have been more helpful with advice about the local area and beyond on our trip onwards. We stayed in the cottage and our accommodation was exceptional. Breakfast was delicious, more than enough for 2. We would definitely stay here again.

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia ora janbri1 Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We hope to see you both back again in the near future. Thank you for your feedback the plate and slotted spoon have been replaced. Cheers Lionel

Moorabbin, Australia
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Exceeded all our expectations. On entering the foyer and seeing the wonderful water feature and plants, we knew this was going to be special. The bed was so comfortable it felt like we were sleeping on a cloud. Our luxurious room (Premium King) opened to our own private outdoor area and the gardens were an absolute delight to walk around...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We arrived at Moongate villa for an 11 night stay in order to tour the Bay of Islands. What awaited was the most amazing accommodation; and our fabulous hosts Rob and Lionel. We knew we were in for a very special time. We stayed in the cottage which was absolutely superb. The decor, furnishings and soft furnishings were of the...

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The hole experience of staying at Moon Gate is a 10 out of 10 holiday package with Lionel the host and mojoe the dog to greet us.Beds,Breakfast and cleanness are superb and then just down the road is the charming KeriKere town. David & Raema

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia ora David and Raema, Thank you for you review and we hope your next visit will be longer. We appreciate the self rating of 10 out of 10, I'm sure most of that was Mojo's meet and greet technique. All the best and hope the rest of you travels went well. Cheers Lionel

Saint Maries, Idaho
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We stayed two nights at Moongate Villa in February. Room was well appointed overlooking a beautiful garden and pool area. Our hosts were delightful and gave us many insights on beaches, restaurants, and scenic drives Well worth a visit!

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia ora Steven P Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We very much appreciated this. Glad you enjoyed your time here and hope to see you back one day. Cheers Lionel

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 22 March 2016

The warm welcome, the beautiful garden setting, excellent breakfast and accomodation a wonderful pool to end our busy day with a swim - really a five star experience! We recommended The Moon Gate Villa to other family members who also enjoyed their experience just as much.

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Kia ora Lily288 Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We appreciate this very much. Cheers Lionel

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inspired by the shape of Cupid’s bow, Moon Gate Villa was originally designed for a romance novelist. Its timeless and elegant design offers sumptuous accommodation surrounded by 1.5 acres of gardens, waterfalls and reflective pools. Private suites feature luxury linens, in-house movies, exclusive guest lounge and access to the heated pool.Free hi-speed Internet and a full breakfast is included in all our rates. Evening dining by arrangement. A hidden treasure, 2 minutes from Kerikeri village in the heart of the Bay of Islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moon Gate Villa

Address: 462 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: €123 - €207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Moon Gate Villa 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Our room faced garden - private and beautiful”
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“We stayed in the Premium Suite which was absolutely luxurious”
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“The cottage is delightful!”
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“Rooms are all good, however if you wish a large bath in the bathroom, the Premium one is the one.”
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“Cottage is great if you want a self contained place where you are able to do some basic cooking”
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