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What a fantastic place!
Ashley & Coleen couldn’t be more welcoming and helpful. They were great hosts giving us all sorts of useful tips, even booking several things for us.
Eating breakfast whilst watching the birds in the river was very relaxing
Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore LodgeResponded 4 days ago
It was a delight to host you both and to enjoy your enthusiasm for New Zealand. The seagulls still come for breakfast every morning! We wish you both a wonderful trip through the country with many more memorable experiences. Warm regards, Colleen and Ashley
Beautiful location and accommodation overlooking the Waitangi River.
Colleen and Ashley were extremely helpful with all our questions and requests about the area. They were most accomodating with light snacks in the afternoon after a long day sightseeing. Breakfasts had a great variety choice of...More
Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for your lovely review. It is very satisfying for us to provide the snack platters we offer as we know how relaxing it is here at the Lodge after a long day out in the Bay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your...More
My wife and I had a fantastic stay at the Appledore Lodge recently in October. We were greeted by a most friendly couple: Colleen and Ashley who immediately helped us to find our way around in Paihia. The room with a great view on the...More
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Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago
How lovely to read this review from you! Thank you so much. We so enjoyed meeting you both and receiving news of your travels through New Zealand once you left us. Kind regards, Colleen and Ashley
A wonderful property overlooking a bubbling river with associated birdlife. Our hosts, Ashley and Colleen French were very hospitable, friendly and helped us navigate the surrounds of Paihia. Great breakfasts and it was very hard to tear us away each day to visit other areas....More
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Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore LodgeResponded 13 September 2017
We had great fun hosting you both! Loved your life story. Hope that cold did not develop into something nasty and spoil your onward journey. Enjoy your lovely long holiday in our beautiful country. Kind regards, Colleen and Ashley.
We were delighted with our cottage which was beautifully appointed and had a wonderful position beside a river. Our host and hostess were charming and helpful. A delicious Breakfast was served in the main house. We hope to return.More
Response from sheepgalore, Owner at Appledore LodgeResponded 11 August 2017
We thoroughly enjoyed meeting you both and helping you with your hair appointment and golf tee offs! Hope the documents arrived safely and that you have some very happy memories of your time in NZ. We would love to see you back again. Kind Regards,...More
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Refrigerator in room
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US$131 - US$241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Appledore Lodge Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand