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    Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River Retreat

    251 Old Coach Road, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent91%
    • Very good7%
    • Average1%
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    “tree top” (27 reviews)
    “bath house” (21 reviews)
    “bush walks” (19 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 263 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Although it's labelled as a retreat this beautiful hotel is only 15 minutes from whitianga so it wasn't far to travel. Debbie and Ernst the owners were fantastic; A great homemade breakfast including homemade bread. Fire pit, hot tub and river fed swimming holes. I...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    From the moment you turn into the driveway you will love being at Wairua Lodge. It is nestled up into the rainforest and is jaw droppingly stunning. The rooms are comfortable and well appointed and the breakfast is simple but exquisite. I recommend taking your...More

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    Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River RetreatResponded 6 days ago

    Hi there. Thanks for the review and the recommendations! Hope lots of guests follow your advice! All the best. Debbie & ERnst

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The place is located in the middle of the forest, the surroundings are beautiful, with the sound of the river and birds al around. Debbie and Ernst have made a wonderful job with the place, the common spaces are just perfect, the open kitchen, the...More

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    Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River RetreatResponded 6 days ago

    Hi there Madeleine Thank you for taking time to write a review. We really enjoyed having you here and it was nice to see you take advantage of all of the activities on the property. All the best. Debbie & ERnst

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had a fantastisch time in Wairua Lodge. Debbie and Ernst give is a warm welkome.. We enjoyed the bushwalk and the bathhouse with candelight. The spa pool was great. We hears the owls in the right. A littlel paradise !More

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    Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River RetreatResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Johan and Ria. Thank you for taking time to write a review. It was lovely having you both here. I am sorry I wasn't able to say farewell to you when you left :-( We wish you all the very best! Warmest regards. Debbie...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Peaceful and Serene - we couldn't have asked for anything more. While you may feel a million miles from anywhere, in reality you're only 15 minutes away from town (if you don't feel like cooking) the beach (take your pick) and the justifiably famous Coroglen...More

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    Response from Debbaumi, Owner at Wairua Lodge - Rainforest River RetreatResponded 1 week ago

    Hi James. Thanks for taking time to write a review! Loved having you here... even though you were very active discovering what the Coromandel has to offer! All the best. Debbie & Ernst

    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$131 - US$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Coromandel Peninsula >
    • Whitianga
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    Leahlisa
    25 September 2015|
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    Response from Debbaumi | Property representative |
    Hi Leahlisa, Us of the bath is included in the room rates. Queens Snug rooms are $170 a night/room , and King Snug rooms are $190. We also have a self contained cottage The River deck Suite for $250 a night.....all include... More
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    Leahlisa
    25 September 2015|
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    Response from Debbaumi | Property representative |
    Hi there, All guest can book one hour time slots in the Treetop Bath house, or the spa pool. We have some lovely bush walks, and swimming holes in the river. Check out our website for room options. Hope this... More
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    "If you like to eat, bring snacks to keep in the fridge. There are plenty of wine glasses if you need to throw..."
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    "Take food and any special supplies to avoid the need to go back to town."
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    "The River Suite is the only private room - every other room has people walking past and you have to keep your..."
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