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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Substantially jet lagged but keen to visit relatives close by this was the perfect place to stay. Quiet and welcoming in an idyllic setting it provided accommodation and facilities of exceptional standard. Thoroughly to be recommended.

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Pauline G, Owner at Kauri Villas, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this great review. We are glad you enjoyed your brief stay with us.

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The host were very accomadating and helpful , accommodation was very good bed was one the most comfortable that I have slept in, breakfast was excellent and the general area gave us something to do the three nights stay also we found travel further up to the bay of islands very doable in a day. Highly recommend.

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Pauline G, Owner at Kauri Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your time at Kauri Villas and exploring our region.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Immaculate accommodation, stunning views, peaceful setting, beautiful rooms and friendly team! View from the deck and spa pool was worth the drive alone! Food was great, breakfast delicious. We felt very welcome. The rooms were very comfortable and spacious, we had a lounge to relax in after a hard day's sight seeing. We even had a stint in the games...

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Pauline G, Owner at Kauri Villas, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us, and sharing conversation over a meal. We look forward to seeing you back.

San Diego
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We lucked into this property, finding it on line the night before our stay and upon checking in decided we definitely needed to stay a 2nd night. It is located near Bay of Islands and there are many day trips nearby. The hosts are 2 sisters with a wealth of knowledge about the area who will help you structure your...

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Pauline G, Owner at Kauri Villas, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this wonderful review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope the rest of your trip went well. It was lovely meeting you and your family. You must of missed the closet, as the suite you stayed in has a built in closet behind the door in the twin room....

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place with delicios breakfast. Many organic eggs and variety of.choice. Hostesses amazing. Helpfull polite and very.good cooking All.I was.looking for after a.long trip.to.new.zealand. All I wanted was.peace.and nice.food.and.nature.and.there I was. Between the ush and the beach.

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Pauline G, Owner at Kauri Villas, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you have gone back to your business feeling refreshed. We really enjoyed meeting you and sharing stories.

Reviewed 12 March 2017

What a wonderful day! Spectacular views, great food, beautiful garden and amazing hosts. Thank you Coleen & Pauline for going out of your way to make it such a special day. We had family flying in from all over the world and they all loved their stay at Kauri Villas and Kohonui Lodge.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My wife & I first stayed at this delightful establishment about 1 year ago. At that stage we were considering venues for a family gathering this year. In discussion with our hosts Pauline & Colleen, we felt that Kauri Villas could be ideal. After discussion with our family we booked the entire complex for our Diamond Wedding celebrations, & we...

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Pauline G, Owner at Kauri Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we were happy to host your special celebration weekend, so glad it was everything you hoped it would be. Colleen & Pauline

Kerikeri, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Kauri Villas is situated in a elevated position with fantastic views. Rooms are very clean and comfortable.We rented the entire lodge for a family function and dinner. We also paid for a daily breakfast, Kauri Villa staff seemed to find breakfast challenging (running out of eggs at breakfast is unacceptable) the second breakfast was left overs from the previous nights...

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Pauline G, Owner at Kauri Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are glad you enjoyed our location and views. Sorry you were dissatisfied with the breakfast, we rely on our hens for fresh free range eggs and did run low however I wasn't aware't of anyone missing out on eggs on either morning. Signs are needed, some for information, others...

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Kauri Villas is a very high quality bed and breakfast located on an idyllic hilltop farm with stunning views of Whangarei Bay. We had oodles of room with the private run of one wing of the large house, including our own sitting room and two bedrooms. The historic villa is beautifully restored, elegantly furnished and spotless. The friendly and helpful...

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Pauline G, Owner at Kauri Villas, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your time with us.

Tiverton, Rhode Island
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We were looking for a quiet place to stay in the Whangarei area as most of our hotels had been in cities. Kauri Villas is just off the road out to Whangarei Heads. It is a quiet and beautiful setting with water views. The inn is run by two very capable sisters who made us feel welcome immediately and helped...

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Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your time with us and exploring our region.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Self Contained Accommodation and B&B. At Kauri Villas we offer more than a comfortable bed and a delicious breakfast. Lovingly restored villas set in tranquil native bush with streams and waterfalls. Facilities include spa and 11m pool with stunning views of the Bay and extensive decks to sit and watch the sunsets. All rooms with en suite facilities. Activities include games room, animals to feed and bush walks. Evening meals and functions by arrangement. Our B&B together with our self contained accommodation, can host up to 18 guests. Great for groups. Please enquire via our website for group rates. Come and soak up the atmosphere that is Kauri Villas, the perfect location for rest and relaxation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kauri Villas

Address: 73 Owhiwa Road | Parua Bay, Whangarei 0192, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Price Range: RM524 - RM689 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Colonial Suite has the best view with a huge wrap around porch”
TouristSanDiego, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Magnolia & Colonial Suites have the best views”
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“We stayed in the Colonial Suite. It had very nice views of the Harbor from a comfortable porch. (See photo.)”
28DavidC28, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Colonial suite”
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“Ask for the suite with deck.”
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