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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We loved staying in the apartment at Fossil Bay Lodge. The view from the windows out through trees was worth a million dollars. The high pitched roof and subtle retro vibe were very cool. It was a huge open plan space - the size of 3 hotel rooms - with a full kitchen (very functional), dining area, couch, queen-sized bed...

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed for 2 nights in one of the belle tents and absolutely loved it. We were in tent #1 which was very private and had a table & chairs outside to relax. The tent was spacious enough for all of our belongings and then some. Kitchen & shared space are good & there is space in...

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Ohakune, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great spot to be with nice, clean rooms in a outside lodge style. Big well arranged shared kitchen, only one toilet and shower to share but well kept. Staff were great and helpful, run by a good Kiwi family. Location was 5 minute walk to the beach.

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Thank Bryan106
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A friend and I recently took our first trip to Waiheke and were blown away by the hospitality at Fossil Bay. We had come to explore the island, to stop in at a winery or two and to spend some time in relaxed ease. We were not disappointed! From our casual welcome to the accommodation itself and the genuine conversations...

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Switzerland
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We love glamping so naturally we loved this place. We stayed in a large belle tent and were blown away about how much it felt like a real hotel room. We lacked nothing and showering in our little outhouse was a welcome adventure. We were never cold (and some of the nights were still frosty). The whole place felt like...

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Thank Annabell M
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We stayed in a small belle lotus canvas tent. This venue has several options for your stay, small cabins, glamping lotus belle tents and an appartment. There is a fully equiped communal kitchen with large dining table and an adjoining conservatory with couches. The main building is probably the original homestead, a humble building possibly 100 years old. Furinishings are...

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PA
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We stayed in the blue cottage. It was comfortable and close to the main house. They provided several blankets and there was a space heater in the cabin. The main house has the refrigerator, washer, and bathroom. I arrived after the sun set and I wish I had arrived in the day light. It is about a 12 min walk...

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Thank RaTaPa
Auckland
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Booked here for 2 nights stayed 3 as loved it so much and didn't want to leave. Stayed in Tent 3 a 5m Bell tent in a private setting. Comfortable queen bed, carpeted floor, bed side tables with lights, over the bed lights, torch for going to the loo in the night, 2 seater couch, outside furniture and hammocks. The...

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Thank AucklandKiwifamily
Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed 4 March 2016

At the end of my trip to New Zealand I was looking for a quite place to relax close to Auckland. The recommendation for Fossil Bay Lodge came from i-site in Rotorua and I don't regret it. The place is in a very quite part of Waiheke island - 15 minutes walking from the town. It is very well maintained...

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Auckland NZ
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We stayed in the summer of 2015 and enjoyed so much that we convinced 3 other couples to join us on our return visit. All four couples booked a Belle Tent (Yurt). We had tent 1 as we enjoyed the privacy of being just the bit more hidden away. But all our friends loved their tents. It's the relaxed atmosphere...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A country style retreat for those seeking a healthy and peaceful place to stay. We provide a sanctuary to 'get away' yet are close enough to cafes, bars and restaurants to make this the ideal holiday location. It is situated only 300 metres from Oneroa Bay and a 10 minute walk to the village, with many other bays also near-by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fossil Bay Lodge

Address: 58 Korora Road, Oneroa, Waiheke Island 1081, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Waiheke Island > Oneroa
Price Range: RM240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Small lotus tents have a double bed, two arm chairs, side and coffee table and are plenty big enough.”
  • Small Lotus Tent
  • Small Lotus Tent with External Bathroom
  • A glimps of a neighbouring tent (mid left) can you see it?
  • Toilets are port-a-potties like the type you get on a yacht.
  • Mesh screens let in light and air but keep out insects
  • Simple living, clean and green.
  • Outside tap to rinse your wine glass
  • Comfy Double Bed
 of 5 bubbles NazareSurfPixie, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the tents/yurts are the best”
 of 5 bubbles himandme2gethr, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Definitely pick a glamping tent for the full experience.”
 of 5 bubbles 648jennyf, 14 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If in a tent, ask for one close to the pond.”
 of 5 bubbles IntrepidExplorer81, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Blue Cottage has nice deck looking out over gardens - lovely interior”
 of 5 bubbles Jurg131, 30 Apr 2015 | Read review
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