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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Very neat and clean cottages . Nice and cheerful owner. Fantastic ambience. Value for money. The cottage set in a spectacular garden. A bit more parking space will be good. Would recommend it for families with kids. Thanks

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tazNz, Manager at Wharepuke Subtropical Accommodation, responded to this review

Thanks Harman for your great review. For future reference cars can opt to park in the main carpark as well. It just means a slightly longer walk through the garden. Hope to see you again!

Raglan, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The accommodation is situated in a beautiful subtropical oasis with all cottages being surrounded by an abundance of plants to enhance privacy. SUGGEST you bring a TORCH, as there are no external night lights... Access to the sculpture garden is free to guests & is highly recommended. The attached restaurant serves excellent food of an evening & means there is...

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tazNz, Manager at Wharepuke Subtropical Accommodation, responded to this review

Glad you generally enjoyed your stay. Your comments regarding "...no external night lights" is a bit misleading. While it is true that we don't have street lamps cottages 2-6 all have LED string lights on a timer (until 12pm) leading you through the garden to the restaurant. This is much more in keeping with our ethos here at Wharepuke. I...

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Perfect accommodation for the type of holiday we wanted. Private cottage with a deck looking straight out into the beautiful peaceful garden. Friendly hosts who looked after us very well with recommendations of what to see and do in the area. Attention to what we needed each day was much appreciated. There were no sounds other than bird song. We...

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Coromandel - N.Z.
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Awesome stay in a private Cottage. Peaceful and quiet. Clean, everything you could want for a holiday. The restaurant close by was a magical walk through the garden. Food absolute tops and service excellent. Although we didn't have time to see the artworks and to do the garden walks we would certainly return to see these. I would definitely recommend...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This is our second return stay and simply love it here. Tania has a wealth of knowledge about the Northland and is most accommodating. The private cottages are beautifully arranged in tropical garden settings which are cleverly pitched to give the feeling that you are staying in the tropics. The restaurant has amazing food to suit all tastes- even vegetarians...

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2016

On our trip round NZ, this was probably our best Motel. We spent 3 really enjoyable nights in cottage 3. The gardens gave you a sense of space and tranquility with a fair amount of privacy from your neighbors. The service we received was second to none, with the hosts going out of their way to make you welcome. The...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Staying in one of the cottages is like being in a botanic garden; ideal for anyone with horticultural interests. There is even a list of all the named species present, in each comfortable cottage. How on earth one man produced such a paradise is difficult to imagine. There were many rare species all of which made it such a fascinating...

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Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed 1 night. This is not your average motel, the name sums it up quite well! If you like nature, want a sense of space a privacy and don't mind walking then it's great. Don't stay here if you want hotel foyers or to park outside your unit. Having said that, the walk to the units is lovely - even...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I spent three nights in cottage 4 and loved it. I visited Paihia and Russell and was very glad I'd based myself in Kerikeri. Wonderful place with many places to visit nearby. The sunlit deck was fantastic and the gardens (including the herbs) were a bonus. The hosts were very helpful and obliging. I'll be back!

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 April 2015

A very comfortable cottage nestled in spectacular gardens. Each cottage is separated by the forest giving you a sense of complete isolation and privacy. The host could not be more helpful giving advise on the area and what to do. Within walking distance to the Stone House and tracks along the river gives a number of options for taking walks....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bay of Islands Accommodation Kerikeri Accommodation. 5 Stylish eco cottages nestled amongst 5 acres of award winning "Garden of Significance"(NZGT). A restaurant/cafe awarded "Northland Cafe of the Year" and an Art Gallery of International Artworks are onsite. Non-toxic printmaking courses and garden tours are run by our professionals. Located 1km from the boutique town of Kerikeri or walking distance to the historic Stone Store Reserve. 20 Min. Drive to dolphin watching, fishing, horse riding, wineries, and 6 golf courses within 30 min. Drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wharepuke Subtropical Accommodation

Address: 190 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: €99 - €122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Wharepuke Subtropical Accommodation 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“ask for a room furthest from the car park & restaurant if you want to ensure a real away from it all stay”
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“All Cottages are private with tropical gardens surrounding each.”
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