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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

I would just like to mention that my Fiance and I booked a room here for two nights how ever I got no sleep and didn't feel comfortable at all so I had absolutely no sleep on the first night. The reason I am writing this review is because the hosts didn't offer any money back what so ever when...

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We remember you well and the circumstances around your early departure. Your partner said to us that both 88 Lodge and we were very nice but unfortunately you were an extremely light sleeper and rarely settled the first night anywhere, and to the extent that you had left other places early as well. Our countryside location means we are extremely...

Gastonia, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 May 2016

From the moment we pulled up at 88 Lodge, we were delighted with our choice in B&B!! When we were researching B&B's in the area, we were a little apprehensive at first because of the location, however, as we soon found out, there was no need to be as 88 Lodge is actually located within easy and short driving distances...

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

To say we blushed with pride as we read your review would be so true. We were just being ourselves and to produce such a response is so gratifying. As you say when viewed on a map 88 Lodge does not appear to be the best located but in essence there is so much to see and do in The...

Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2016

My partner and I,have just had an excellent 5 night stay at this luxurious establishment..Calling it a B&B is not doing it justice.. As has been said on many previous reviews the 2 gentlemen who own and run the lodge go above and beyond what you would expect..from the wonderful breakfast each morning,to arranging trips in the area ,to booking...

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

‘Luxurious establishment. Calling it a B&B is not doing it justice’. WOW what a wonderful accolade and compliment for us. Thank you so much. Your 5 night stay gave you such a wonderful time to explore the area and we are always happy to advise so as to ensure our guests get the very best out of their time with...

Reviewed 26 April 2016

We stayed with Geoff and Chris over Anzac weekend and had a fabulous time. The lodge is stunning and has everything you could need. The breakfasts were beautifully prepared (and we learned how you're actually supposed to eat a croissant!). Geoff and Chris were delightful hosts, giving us great tips for places to eat out in Kerikeri. The only negative...

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Your recommendation to stay at 88 Lodge when in Northland is so appropriate for those looking for somewhere well located for both the Bay of Islands plus all of the things to enjoy throughout Northland. Thank you so much for pointing this out. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we shall be very much looking forward...

Reviewed 12 April 2016

If you want luxurious accommodations in a peaceful and serene setting, then 88 Lodge is the place to be. The rooms are extremely clean, comfortable, and welcoming after an activity filled day. Geoff and Chris are the perfect hosts. Both are charming, entertaining, and knowledgeable about New Zealand. They have excellent information about things to do in Kerikeri and will...

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was a delight to have you and your family here at 88 Lodge. We particularly enjoyed chatting with you about Vancouver and what we might enjoy when we visit your part of this wonderful world. As for your kind words the response 'thank you' seems pitiful but we do say that with all our heart.

Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Geoff and Chris's beautiful B&B for three nights. We were travelling with another couple. One of our party had a disability and they were very attentive to his special needs. Our hosts went out of their way to ensure we got the most out of our stay in the area. They went so far as to intervene...

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

“The total experience was the best we have had at a B&B anywhere.” How can we possibly reply to such praise? “Thank you” just does not do justice. From our chats with you when you were here we know that you have travelled extensively and always stay in B&B accommodation wherever possible. So to say ‘the best B&B anywhere’ is...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Just by chance we chose the 88 lodge for our first nights on a three week NZ trip. It became indeed a great start of our journey. With care and perfect guiding Chris and Geoff helped us to excellent visits, tours and food before heading south. Lodging and food, perfect. Thanks again guys! Ule & Sara

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Because of our geographical position we find that 88 Lodge is usually chosen for the start or end of guests trip to New Zealand. Either way is so nice to hear we either set the standard or saved the best to last. In your case it was lovely to have you with us and the word ‘perfect’ appears twice in...

Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We stayed with Geoff & Chris for 10 days, and thoroughly enjoyed our time with them. They were very welcoming & friendly hosts, and were extremely helpful in pointing us in the right direction to see the many beautiful sights of North Island. We stayed in their suite, which was lovely, and more than equal to any of the other...

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It is not often we have guests stay for 10 days but as you found there is sufficient in this wonderful area of New Zealand to justify such a chunk of your time on these islands. Your comment “more than equal to any of the other 5* accommodation on the rest of our trip” really does give us a boost...

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Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

This is a beautifully appointed property in a quiet garden setting. The accommodation is spotlessly clean and comfortable. The attention to the detailed requirements of guests is exceptional from breakfast to ensuring that guests have information needed to enjoy all surrounding facilities and trips. A delightful stay with welcoming hosts.

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It is our normal practice to send a personal 'Thank you' when a guest does a review. You have not 'signed' the review and we can not identify you from the content of your review. Therefore please accept our regret that we can not do this on this occasion. Never-the-less that does not stop us from extending a big thank...

Rochester Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Geoff and Chris were amazing hosts! Each morning we were greeted with a beautiful made-to-order breakfast from Chris with fresh croissants, wonderful yogurt parfaits and beautiful fruit. Geoff would also greet us with a hand drawn map to help organize our daily activities! These two know how to make their guests feel welcome and insure they see all the highlights...

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Geoff8288, Owner at 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

You were most definitely in adventure junkie mode whilst you were with us. St. Paul’s rock is scaled by few and to get around behind Rainbow Falls takes nerve and determination. But at the same time you enjoyed the wonderful Wainui Bay (Wedding Beach) which is peaceful, beautiful and relaxing. The two sides of the Northland coin. And then off...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just minutes from bustling Kerikeri 88 Lodge & its swimming pool are secluded within park-like subtropical gardens. With just 3 rooms (all en-suite), the lodge is warm, intimate and homely. Your room has a King sized bed and is fully equipped with everything you will need to make your stay pleasant and comfortable. Breakfasts are a specialty of the house and made to your order from the freshest & most local produce. Free High Speed Internet & National telephone calls make keeping in touch so easy. 88 Lodge is perfectly located for the best of The Bay of Islands and all Northland. Geoff & Chris your hosts, pride themselves on ensuring you have the most memorable time in this wonderful part of New Zealand. Their hospitality is only matched by their local knowledge and free tour planning to ensure you make the very most of your time in this piece of paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast

Address: 88 Koropewa Road, Kerikeri 0295, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: €116 - €164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 88 Lodge Luxury Bed and Breakfast 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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