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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2011

Had a great time, food and all sevices were primo. could not ask for better hosts. will definately go back in the new year. THanks again

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2011

Emerald Lodge is a special place. Wander through the native bush, kayak on the tranquil water or relax on a double hammock with a good book; the stress will fall from your shoulders. John and Kim are perfect hosts and the food is superb. Max, the dog, and the friendly cats make Emerald Lodge a home from home. We loved... More 

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John C, Owner at Emerald Lodge, responded to this review

I'm always interested in the differences and similarities that exist between our two countries. Kindest Regards from us both and best wishes for the new year :) More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2011

We had a very relaxing couple of days at the lodge. The food was great and the company was excellent! If you are a wine lover, take your own (there is wine at the lodge, and it's OK, but if you want something special I'm sure they won't mind if you BYO), but you will find your hosts to be... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2011

Need an Island break, just out of Auckland, we can highly recommend Emerald Lodge at Kawau Island with hosts Kim and John. From the moment you get met at the wharf by the Emerald Lodge family you are cosseted as much or as little as you want. There is a bonus for cat lovers with the gorgeous cats. The area... More 

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Reviewed 28 December 2011

We had a love welcome and morning tea Shown to room which was nice. Lovely lunch and I spent the day reading - just what we needed. NO cell phone cover so if you like us work in own business - not good. We have our own accommodation business so to have to walk past the owners very messy bedroom... More 

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John C, Owner at Emerald Lodge, responded to this review

We bent over backwards to please you..we obviously failed and will try and learn from the experience. Our cats and small dog are highly trained and well paid members of the staff of Emerald Lodge and will not be leaving their employment anytime soon regardless of your feelings towards them. Kindest Regards :) More 

North Shore, Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 December 2011

I have always felt that a boat trip hastens the feeling of 'escape'. Coupled with the sense of remoteness one gets from location of the Emerald Lodge and its surroundings, it comes as almost a shock that within minutes of arriving you feel that you have been away for a month. And thanks to the excellent service and delicious food... More 

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John C, Owner at Emerald Lodge, responded to this review

I really enjoyed our discussion regarding the peculiar subject of the feasibility of asking software to create music based upon known or statistical similarities in common music. Kindest Regards for the new year. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2011

The lodge is stunning: overlooking a tranquil bay with beautiful blossomed puhutukawa trees. The accommodation is lovely and we were totally spoiled by John and Kim who looked after us and our little girls with a warmth and care that I have seen before only back home in the South of Italy. It was like being with relatives or long... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Looking for a slice of heaven, a unique experience to share with family and friends. Come and discover this wonderful Island escape. Your hosts, Kim and John, would like to welcome you to their home located on the sunny sheltered shores of North Cove, Kawau Island. If it's a breakaway to recharge the batteries, reignite the passion or a jam packed, kiwi outdoor experience, we can make your island dream come true. Too good to be true, certainly not. Come, discover the delights of Kawau Island at its best. This is our slice of heaven and we look forward to sharing it with you. ... more   less 

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Address: North Cove, Kawau Island 1142, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Kawau Island
Number of rooms: 3
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“Go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles karenk610, 12 May 2012 | Read review
“Not all rooms have ensuits so specify if you feel you need one. However we had bathroom all to ourselves anyway and posed no problems at all.”
 of 5 bubbles MattH572, 14 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Ask for a room that has a bathroom attached.”
 of 5 bubbles TrevorP67, 13 Mar 2012 | Read review
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