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    Te Mata Lodge

    18 Eames Crescent | Te Mata Bay, Thames Coast, Thames 3575, New Zealand
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent68%
    • Very good27%
    • Average2%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “the river” (44 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We had the honour of staying with Murray and Dorothy (and family) at Te Mata during April 2017. It was the best part of our four weeks in New Zealand, with lovely accommodation, great company, freedom to roam the bush and river, and excellent advice...More

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    Thanks for leaving us a stunning review. It was our privilege to host you and it is great to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay, and that you got home safe and sound. The roads were closed a bit after the storm and they...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Wonderfully secluded , very quiet, super friendly and helpful owners !! Bush setting and nearby river are great attributes. Is compact , but has outdoor table and an excellent BBQ Well positioned, so close to the sea , but without any traffic noiseMore

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    Response from Thames-Coaster, Owner at Te Mata Lodge

    Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Great to hear you enjoyed the nature setting of the Chalet. We have some regulars who prefer our cottages over the chalet you stayed in for the benefit of being more spacious. If you come...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    This was our second visit, this time in the 2-bedroom cottage - the children loved hunting for gold in the creek, and the trampoline and swings were great. Cottage is a traditional bach, lovely and clean, all amenities provided, and comfy beds with fresh clean...More

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    Response from Thames-Coaster, Owner at Te Mata Lodge

    Thanks for leaving us such a great review. We enjoyed hosting you and it was great to see you again and see the children a little more grown up, and loving the property.

    Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

    Lovely location and helpful owners. Cottage well equipped and comfortable. Very quiet. Unpaved track although steep was not a problem. Would have liked to stay longer and swim in the pool. Good starting point to explore the area.More

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    Thanks for your review. Many of our guests tell us how well equipped our Cottage & Chalet kitchens are, so thanks for that comment. If finance allows, this year we hope to develop our system of tracks further which will include the addition of stairs,...More

    Reviewed 2 February 2017

    We stayed in one of the small chalets just up the track from the main house. It was in a very pretty setting and we enjoyed the peace and privacy there. I also liked having a bedroom which was separate from the living area as...More

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    Thanks so much for your detailed description of our property and accommodation. Thanks too for your honest and fair comparison with all the other wonderful places you stayed during your visit to NZ. Please DO plan to come again! Blessings.

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
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    • US$91 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Room Tips
    "secluded cabins set in the bush are a must."
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    "Lovely for a quiet getaway retreat, but also suitable for the whole family."
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    "We chose cabin 7 which is up in the bush with no amenities (toilet nearby) because it is secluded and..."
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    "Simply get your groceries for your stay before you turn up to relax"
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