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San Diego
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife and I stayed two nights at the Tarlton and really enjoyed it. The view is excellent and the room is clean, modern, and well appointed. The spas are clean and nice also with good views. Did I say something about the breakfasts? Oh yeah, they are great👍 Rob and Katerina are warm and friendly hosts. Great choice for...

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Tarltonslodge, Manager at Tarlton's Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks, Richard and Sandy for taking the time to write a review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us.

Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, we read about this place here on Trip Advisor, but it turns out one has to see it and the folks that run it to believe it. Picture the most modern, best sized and appointed hotel room you ever stayed in, throw in a deck with a hot tub, a 180 degree view of a wonderful seascape and well,...

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Tarltonslodge, Manager at Tarlton's Lodge, responded to this review

Steve & Judith: I was a real pleasure having you both at the lodge, and swapping stories. Thanks for writing your review and best wishes to you both.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at Tarltons in early February was beyond excellent. Peter and Katalina are most welcoming and were very helpful in recommending restaurants, activities and even assisted us to arrange a needed medical visit. Our room was spotless, comfortable and spacious with lovely linens. We enjoyed Katalina's excellent breakfasts each morning on our patio that has an exceptional view of...

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Tarltonslodge, General Manager at Tarlton's Lodge, responded to this review

It is so gratifying to hear that your stay at Tarltons lived up to your expectations. Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. Your support is much appreciated. All the best. Peter & Katalina

Cambridge, Ontario
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Location, location, location....... The Tarlton's Lodge is high on a hill covered in exotic gardens overlooking the water. The rooms are well appointed, very clean, and the view is spectacular. Peter and Katalina are exceptional hosts that will ensure your stay in the Bay of Islands is great experience.

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Tarltonslodge, General Manager at Tarlton's Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks John and Nancy for your support & recommendation. Our goal is for each and every guest to be as satisfied with their New Zealand holiday and their stay at Tarltons , as you were. All the best and safe travels. Peter & Katalina

Tirol
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Tarlton's Lodge for 3 nights and it was absolutely wonderful. Peter and Katalina are very friendly and helpful with a lot of good tips on what to do in Paihia. They have 3 rooms, all with a big terrace and a whirlpool on it - the view from there was absolutely amazing. Breakfast also...

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Tarltonslodge, Manager at Tarlton's Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks, Magnus & Sonja, for taking the time to promote us on Trip Advisor. Your support is much appreciated. We hope you had an uneventful return trip to Austria. All the best.

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Everything about this place was perfect, from the friendly and helpful staff, to the home cooked breakfast every morning, the bed, the shower and the spa over looking the bay!! We stayed for a total of three nights here and wish we could of stayed longer! The lodge is situated a quick drive to the towns centre or a nice...

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Tarltonslodge, Manager at Tarlton's Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Ebony for your heartfelt review. Warm and sincere guests like you make running the lodge such a pleasure. We are happy you felt comfortable and at home here with us at the Lodge, and the amenities and service lived up to your expectations. All the best to you and Joe in the future. Peter & Katalina

Maple Valley, Washington
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We began our 3 1/2 week driving tour with a 3 night stay at Tarlton's Lodge. As soon as we pulled in, Peter was right there to greet us. We went inside, met Katalina and got settled into our wonderful room with amazing views of the Bay of Islands. We knew we made a great choice right away. Our next...

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Tarltonslodge, Manager at Tarlton's Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Ron for your enthusiastic endorsement. I was such a pleasure meeting you and Laura and reminiscing about the Pacific North West. All the best. Peter & Katalina

London, England
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Following a flight delay in Hong Kong and an enforced stopover, we had to shift our plans a little and for our middle night stayed here at the last minute over a holiday weekend in NZ. Its a wonderful place with truly lovely hosts. They have thought of every little detail for the room down to a small bottle of...

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Tarltonslodge, Manager at Tarlton's Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Suzie & Simon for your endorsement. We were sure happy that you chose Tarltons Lodge, to rest up and recover from your jet lag. Best wishes Peter & Katalina

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

An amazing place to stay in Paihia with a great view of the Bay from your room. A nice small BnB with a private hot tub, amazing breakfast and the most welcoming hosts. Do book your stay here in advance as there are only 3 rooms and good places in Paihia fill up quickly in the summer.

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Tarltonslodge, General Manager at Tarlton's Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Appoorv. It is satisfying to know you enjoyed your stay with us. Best Regards Peter & Katalina

Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Have only just got around to writing this, actually stayed in December 2015. After spending 2.5 weeks in a campervan this was a welcomed break! We were on our honeymoon and this really was a romantic escape! One of the most amazing views from the room I have ever experienced and the hot tub was wonderful. The hosts were amazing...

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Tarltonslodge, Manager at Tarlton's Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Nicola for your support. We were so happy you were able to spend your honeymoon with us and it turned into a memorable romantic escape for you. Best regards and a happy future to you.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Paihia’s most spectacular sea & island views await your discovery at Tarlton’s Lodge. All our luxury B&B rooms have their own entrances, decks, spa pools & parking space. Each room is designed & furnished to the highest standard with leather armchairs you can really relax in & enjoy the fabulous views. Every morning(weather permitting) I will cook you a wonderful breakfast & serve it to you on your own deck. Each day I service your room & replenish your fridge with fresh milk. After you return from an adventurous day relax in your own spa pool looking out over the Bay of Islands. I have lots of local knowledge about the area & the tours as well. Tarlton’s Lodge is situated just an 8 minute walk or 2 minute drive to the centre of Paihia, close to the amenities & tours but away from the hustle & bustle.**Please note we do not take children** ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tarlton's Lodge

Address: 11 Sullivans Road, Paihia, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $299 - $431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tarlton's Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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