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zeist
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a fantastic lodge , run by the most welcoming hosts we met over a 4 week holiday in NZ . Wayne and Helen are only 4 months in this business , running this lodge , but they provide the best service you can even think off. Tailor made breakfasts , travel advice with the finest , and great pre...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything you could ask for they were excellent hosts they had thought of everything to make your stay perfect.. breakfast was to die for loved the rhubarb .. room immaculate very tastefully decorated and comfy. Views breathtaking in fact we were spoilt as we visited here at the beginning of our holiday. Thank you Helen and Wayne

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Thanks for the great review. We enjoyed having you and sharing stories. If you appraoch the rest of your trip with the enthusiasm and fun that we shared with you, you'll be having a brilliant holiday in New Zealand. Safe travelling!

San Antonio, Texas, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Colleith Lodge for 2 nights at the beginning of our 3 week vacation in New Zealand. We could not have asked for a better start to our trip. The accomodations were perfect, down to the smallest detail. The bed was extremely comfortable....the bathroom was a luxurious experience in itself ...and the view from the room was stunning....

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Thanks so much for your kind words. We thoroughly enjoyed having you here and felt as though we were welcoming old friends, too. We wish you could see the garden now as it has grown so much since you were here. We're already harvesting the fruits of our labour. We'll save some for when you return!

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we walked into the Colleith Lodge, we knew we were in for something special. A postcard perfect view of the bay across our plunge pool, elegant furnishings, lots of glass, plush beds, and on and on. And yesterday, the best part was the hosts. From the very beginning, it felt like we had caught up with old...

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Thank Ken M
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From the moment the four of you walked in and had such a positive response to our wonderful part of the world, we knew it would be a pleasure to have you staying here. And it was! We felt so privileged to witness your close friendship with each other that obviously goes back many years. We enjoyed the positive energy...

Reviewed 26 October 2016

Colleith Lodge was definitely a highlight on our trip to New Zealand! It was not what we were expecting but we were pleasantly surprised with the house, the view and the hosts! The warm welcome we received from Helen and Wayne was only the beginning of their wonderful service they provided to us. We felt very spoiled every second we...

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It was such a pleasure to enjoy your company. We delighted in mother and daughter enjoying each other's company as you shared your first adventure together in New Zealand. Thanks for being terrific guests and we look forward to seeing you again.

Beijing, China
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Helen and Wayne could not have made us more welcome. The house is beautiful, the views amazing and the breakfasts all you could want - and organic fresh fruit from the garden is a real treat. Very comfortable bed, view from the room out to the Pacific, and a shower that stays at the temperature you want. The setting is...

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Thank newfriends2016
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Thank you for being our first guests when we took over the lodge. It was great to have you here and we thoroughly enjoyed your company. We're still jealous that you heard a kiwi and we missed it!

Vail, Colorado
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Helen is a retired adventure travel entrepreneur and CEO. Wayne is a retired film director who for 40 years produced adventure, cultural and travel films and documentaries, plus TV shows. They are new owners who are wonderful hosts with great knowledge of New Zealand and extraordinarily accommodating hosts. The Lodge has awesome views and very comfortable rooms. The cocktail hour...

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Thank you for coming to stay with us and being such great guests. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting you both. Your wealth of travel experience and the stories of your rich and full lives were captivating. Enjoy the rest of your travels around our beautiful country.

Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Thank you Helen and Wayne for giving us the opportunity to stay in your stunning and beautiful home with the most breathtaking views we have had the luck to have found for 2 nights. Coupled with that was your amazingly friendly and welcoming personalities that made our stay here so good we will definitely want to come back. Thank you...

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Thank IainShinto
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Thank you both so much for coming to stay with us. We really enjoyed your company and hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday in New Zealand. It was a pleasure to feel your enthusiasm for the area. Slàinte!

Harpenden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2016

After reading reviews on TA we chose this three bedroomed boutique lodge for our last two nights in New Zealand, thinking we were spoiling ourselves. Firstly the good points; views, adequate rooms, nice small garden, personal service, deck, pool and jacuzzi. The weak points have mostly been mentioned by others; rooms not "suites" (as advertised), no a/c or ventilation so...

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Maureen G, Owner at Colleith Lodge, responded to this review

Travelling companions of the "Disappointing " in February!! Birds of a feather flock together. The four of you didn't enjoy it but 500 others have this season.

Evanston, Illinois
Reviewed 5 March 2016

The setting of Colleith Lodge is beautiful and extremely peaceful. It is outside Tairua on a hillside and provides beautiful views of the bay. Maureen and Colin are excellent hosts, welcoming us with wine and apperitifs and providing sight-seeing information that we requested. The room and bathroom were very comfortable and extremely clean. The lodge's three guest rooms open onto...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in Tairua, the gateway to the Coromandel, this 5 star luxury lodge is set in a breathtaking location overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Here the silence is broken only by the sound of birdsong. COLLEITH LODGE is a boutique one level lodge in a unique location. Set on 1 1/2 acres of native bush the spectacular panoramic views encompass Tairua Estuary, Pauanui, Slipper Island and the Pacific Ocean and can be viewed from all rooms. Relax in the pool and spa or just sit on the deck and enjoy watching the native birds perform aerobatics up and down the valley. A full Kiwi breakfast is included and pre-dinner drinks & nibbles are offered to guests each evening. Each guest room has its own ensuite bathroom and tea & coffee making facilities and complimentary WiFi. Your stay here is hosted by New Zealanders with a lifetime of stories to tell. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colleith Lodge

Address: 8 Rewa Rewa Valley | PO Box 25, Tairua 3544, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Tairua
Price Range: €329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Colleith Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Any room is good , nothing beats the guest lounge, so take the first one available and settle in the lounge!”
 of 5 bubbles bolhoofd, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Uniqueness of this home is all rooms are with breathtaking views and all amenities that are needed and expected are given.”
 of 5 bubbles IainShinto, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have a view on the bay”
  • Early in the morning
 of 5 bubbles Rubell2950, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“All 3 rooms are nice”
 of 5 bubbles nilyza_herzeliyya, 21 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Book early as I am sure Collieth Lodge is very popular”
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 of 5 bubbles Devontravellers_11, 26 Jan 2014 | Read review
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