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Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Stayed for 2 nights while we explored the island. Our room had a veranda and unbelievable views. The room was very rustic, simple and very clean. Great place to stay while visiting the Great Barrier Island.

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auckland
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My son and I had a really great winter escape holiday in July at Sunset Waterfront Lodge in the July school holidays. We were treated like friends by the incredible hosts and staff, who were not only warm and friendly, but helpful to the extreme in a very non-imposing way. The chalet type-villa was super cute, perfectly self-contained and the...

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1Thank AucklandMoo
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We spent the long Anzac weekend at the lodge and it was really fantastic. It was our first trip to the island and Bill and Shana made us feel like family, always looking after us with a smile and sharing some excellent local knowledge. The lodge itself is so beautiful and well maintained, and the location is just perfect. If...

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1Thank David W
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We stayed at Sunset lodge over the easter break for a special event. The location is stunning - over the road from the beach with great coffee & facilities at your front door. The service provided by hosts Bill & Shani was quite out standing - ensured that all was taken care of ahead of time. The event facility is...

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1Thank Orakeibro
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We visited the lodge on a company trip with 18 people. Both villas and studios were clean and very comfy with beautiful surroundings. Service overall was outstanding, Shana and Bill the hosts went above our expectations. Set against beautiful natural NZ bush the lodge is perfect for relaxing and has fishing, tramping and the local wharf at its door step,...

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1Thank lyn493
Auckland
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We stayed a couple of nights while spearfishing the southern end of the Island. the hosts were extremely accommodating and friendly. Helping us get luggage from the beach to the Villa with a trailer. Accommodation was very comfortable with a decent hot shower and comfortable bed. We will most certainly return, Highly recommended.

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2Thank AlmostAhermit
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We stayed in the studio appartment for 5 nights. It has a direct view of the sea and is ideal for 2 people. There is a small shop and cafe just over the lawn outside the studio and we felt part of the community very quickly. It has a lovely, laid back atmosphere and We would recommend it to anyone.

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3Thank robinbuchan
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 March 2016

After paddling for 10 days straight we enjoyed staying in this comfortable lodge. It was very nicel decorated with all the comfort of a home. Also with a lovleywell kept back yard. Shana and Bill made our stay very comfortable by looking after us well. Helping with internet connection and booking ferry back to Auckland due to challenging internet connection...

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1Thank kayakingandrea
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 March 2016

As kayakers circumnavigating the island it was great have the lodge so close to the beach. What made our stay extra good was the extra mile Shana & Bill went to to make us feel welcome - more like visiting old friends. They even helped cart all our gear around to the ferry on departure. Vey comfortable accomodation with great...

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1Thank Skua3418
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Our first visit to Great Barrier Island, where we were warmly welcomed by our hosts. Our studio, overlooking the garden and out to the sea, couldn't have been nicer. Conveniently placed for a shop and cafe. Many thanks.

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Address: Mulberry Grove, Tryphena, Great Barrier Island, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Great Barrier Island > Tryphena
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“all rooms had charm fronting onto bush and creek or beach”
 of 5 bubbles AucklandMoo, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If your wanting a romantic quieter room, the studios are lovely. Every room offers it's own sunny deck area.”
 of 5 bubbles lyn493, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the studios with the sea views.”
 of 5 bubbles robinbuchan, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms over looking the lawn and beach are perfect, but so are the individual units with lovely views.”
 of 5 bubbles Flicks, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We rented all 5 Villas, there were no complaints about generator noise.”
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