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Warrnambool, Australia
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Wendi and Tony made my first trip to New Zealand with a gorgeous friend sensational. The place is gorgeous and they have worked so hard to get it to what I say is "5 star". Wendi is so good at planning your trip, ensuring that we saw the best places, ate at the right restaurants and gave us fabulous entertainment....

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woodlandsmotel, Owner at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Wow, thank you. I am so glad that you had a great time, even in Winter time. Northland certainly is a special place and is very easy to promote. As for enjoying Woodlands, it works both ways - easy for us when we always get fabulous guests coming to stay. Take Care, Wendi

Reviewed 14 June 2016

I spent 6 weeks at Woodlands recently and it was perfect for my stay in KeriKeri. Wendi and Tony are fantastic hosts, who truly go above and beyond for their guests. I stayed in a Tourist Cabin most of the time, and the shared kitchen and bathrooms were super clean, and very well stocked. Great value for money also! Gorgeous...

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woodlandsmotel, Owner at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Thank you very very much for your amazing review and also fantastic that you enjoyed your stay with us. We also loved having you to stay and cooking for you, I am glad that you loved your lunch box! Hopefully we will meet again and good luck with all your plans. Wendi

Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I could not think of a better place to stay in Kerikeri. It just couldn't get any better. Tony and Wendy are the most amazing hosts and I admire the job they do. They are the most amazing hosts and go out of their way to cater to your every need. Nothing is too much trouble, the customer service is...

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woodlandsmotel, Owner at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Thank you sooooo much Anne-Maree, what an amazing review, great that what we do is paying off, we do try very hard. We loved having you to stay and would love to see you back again. Take care for now, Wendi

Carterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Took the family to the top of the north island, stayed at Woodlands with Tony & Wendi for a week and it was a home away from home. Rooms, meals and service was tip top. Absolutely awesome stay, would love to come back.

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woodlandsmotel, Owner at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Thank you, what a lovely family and wonderful to have all to stay, we do try our best at Woodlands to make everyone feel at home and of course we would love to have you stay again. Take care, Wendi

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Great location. Clean, modern, well furnished room. Accommodation is adjacent to woodlands. Plenty of outdoor tables/seating, so you can enjoy having a meal with others. Also has a great shared kitchen, including cooking utensils, fridge and freezer. Took advantage of the outdoor heated spa, which was very relaxing. Friendly staff. Favourite accommodation on this trip.

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woodlandsmotel, Owner at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Fantastic, great review, thank you. It is awesome if you can use all our facilities, especially the shared kitchen etc option as some nights there are guests from all continents and a great way to meet people. Many of our guests make great friendships from this. Cheers, Wendi

Waimamaku, Northland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 April 2016

This venue is fantastic, I had an event that I had organised with help from a dear friend, we decided we were going to book again with Woodlands as it was so wonderful the first time, so of course we booked months in advance, so we knew we had our accommodation all organise. the owners were so accommodating, we had...

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woodlandsmotel, General Manager at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Thank you Patricia, what an amazing review, its great that you really enjoyed Woodlands so much that you booked again. Hopefully we shall see you all back here soon. Cheers, Wendi

Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This place is amazing!! Tucked into the bush, surrounded by native New Zealand trees, its an authentic taste of New Zealand. So peaceful and quiet and all only 5 minutes by foot to the center of town in Kerikeri. Great for going for a meal or shopping without the necessity to drive. Wonderful, fun owners Wendi and Tony were a...

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woodlandsmotel, General Manager at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Thank you Micronano, what a great review and awesome that you loved your stay with us at Woodlands. It is a great spot and certainly plenty to do and see around the area. Lovely to meet you both and love to see you again. Take care. Wendi

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

This hotel has lovely gardens, was clean and quiet. When we booked online we thought we got a great rate but when we checked in we discovered it was for a room with a shared bathroom. That was our bad. We managed to upgrade and the price was still fair. If booking on line read the fine print. Internet was...

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woodlandsmotel, General Manager at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Hello Roadbirds, Lucky for you that we had a suite left for you to upgrade to and thank you very much for your lovely review. I know the Wifi north of Whangarei certainly does have its ups and downs, we have been promised Viber, so lets keep our fingers crossed that it won't be too far away. Maybe that's what...

Abergavenny, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Woodland Motel. We stayed here for 4 nights and were very pleased with our choice of this motel. Our room was a reasonable size and spotlessly clean. There was a walk in shower which made it very easy for anyone who, like me, has difficulty getting in and out of baths because of bad knees. The room had a small...

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woodlandsmotel, General Manager at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Thank you for your very lovely review, sitting on 50 acres it is hard not to see a lot of our wonderful bird life and there is certainly a great selection. Take care, Wendi

Hokitika, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights and it very clean and very cosy. We had an executive room which was very cosy with large bed. Set in woodland it had a very nice atmosphere and feel about the place. Plenty of outside seating near the pool and gardens. Facilities for wishing and drying which are a must when on a...

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woodlandsmotel, Owner at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and also great that you enjoyed your stay at Woodlands. Kerikeri is a lovely spot to come and go about Northland. Wifi in Northland is very up and down, they are promising we are next in line for viber, fingers crossed. Wendi

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfect for business travelers, weekend getaways and tourists alike, Woodlands is just a short stroll from Kerikeri cafes, restaurants and boutique shopping. Fantastic value with facilities and accommodation styles to suit a range of needs. Enjoy a relaxed stay in a native bush setting and informal environment. Conference facilities are available for business meetings, weddings and group functions including catering and bar service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue

Address: 126 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: $72 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue Kerikeri, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Kerikeri
#2 Business Hotel in Kerikeri
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kerikeri
#3 Family Hotel in Kerikeri
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