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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Great location, cosy rooms, amazing scenery! Bill was on reception and lovely. I assume it is locally owned and operated which makes it even better. Pool looked great if it was summer and open. Bathroom was all good, loved the fact they offered Eco friendly products!! Every room has a car park too so you can leave your car there...

Thank Zopheni
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Showed up with no booking and Bill was most welcoming and accommodating. We only fell upon "Stay" as I had made a bungle when booking at another establishment in Keri Keri. It must have been a sign as Stay was much nicer than my first choice. When Bill showed us to our 2 bedroom room I was pleasantly surprised at...

Thank HJP1972
staykerikeri, Owner at Stay Kerikeri, responded to this review

You are most generous with your comments. Thank you ! We love what we do and love seeing happy travelers. Give Sydney our love !

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived here yesterday afternoon tired and weary after a long morning in Auckland. This place isn't far from town centre and only 5 mins from nearest supermarket which is very handy. The rooms are very nice, very clean and comfortable. Absolutely no complaints whatsoever. This place has a pool and FREE LAUNDRY which you don't come across very often so...

Thank skybluesmurf
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms have been up graded and is reasonably well appointed with nice finishing but it still felt like the old motel with a few new additions to make it look good. The double bed was too close to the window not allowing easy movement if the person on that side needed to get up in the night. I thought that...

Thank Anttrish2013
staykerikeri, Owner at Stay Kerikeri, responded to this review

Hi there Anntrish We are very dissappointed you did not enjoy your stay with us. All of our rooms have been completely refurbished with brand new bathrooms, kitchens, carpet, curtains, new beds, linen, furniture - everything! The property still retains its boutique charm and all of our guests have really loved that (not just another death by beige motel room!)...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Wow this was an awesome place to 'stay'. Bill and Paula have spotless, comfortable, fresh, warm homely units.... They are amazing hosts and provide a professional friendly and happy service... The grounds and pool were a delight as was the front deck of our cozy apartment .... Will most definetly 'stay' again and will be recommending to others ... Many...

Thank omacarmo
staykerikeri, Owner at Stay Kerikeri, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review folks! Hospitality is the cornerstone, everything comes from that and we pride ourselves on providing a fabulous time to all our guests. See you both next time for sure!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We were so impressed with this property. We stayed there for one night passing through Kerikeri and we will definitely be back again. It's a great concept - an older motel that has been meticulously renovated and redesigned. The spacious units have been beautifully designed inside and out. The decor is awesome and makes for a really enjoyable stay. I...

Thank NZ00Kiwi
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We stayed 4 nights at Stay Keriker.The owner gave us first class service and made us feel at home.The motel is spotlessly clean and all the units have been revamped to a high standard. The gardens are stunning and the bush backdrop was peaceful and charming. Delighted we booked this motel as we are very fussy with cleanliness and expect...

Thank ChrisandJosie N
Marie-Celeste, Owner at Stay Kerikeri, responded to this review

Awww thanks guys for the lovely review! We are working hard at turning this place in to somewhere people will travel to to stay. Really lovely meeting you both :-)

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here peak travel time of new year for two nights. With a forest as a backdrop, the place was new, relaxing and felt like home. To top it off, Bill, the owner kindly offered us a ride to a local restaurant for new year's eve dinner and celebrations. Would definitely stay again.

Thank DKRWelly
staykerikeri, Owner at Stay Kerikeri, responded to this review

As owners it matters to us that we have happy guests. Always a pleasure. Thankyou.

Reviewed 13 January 2017

We reserved this in advance and were very pleasantly surprised by it, especially given the price. The apartment we stayed in was 2 bedroom, and had recently been completely redone. It was very nice. We could park right in front, so it was convenient. Location was easy to find and convenient to attractions. Owner was there and was very helpful.

Thank mary19
staykerikeri, Owner at Stay Kerikeri, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time with this review as it really does help others in making good choices.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed in studio rooms for two nights. Very very happy with our time. Hosts are excellent and very helpful. Rooms were presented very well & serviced daily. The pool was lovely & they have a BBQ to use too. We will be back!

Thank dottymonty
staykerikeri, Owner at Stay Kerikeri, responded to this review

Thank you ! Pool Renovation, New front and rear gardens with BBQs for each apartment are in this years budgets - which will really the icing on the cake.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay Kerikeri -All new ! Kerikeri's newest,accommodation. Fun eclectic apartment and studio style accommodation. Best value. Great location. Quiet garden setting. Large sunny north facing apartments, all with kitchens. Free high speed wi-fi. Swimming pool. BBQ area. HD flat-screen TVs with Sky. For travelers in Northland looking for convenience and comfort at a great value, the apartments and studios are the accommodation choice that provide easy access to all of Northland, as well as an ideal retreat with quiet, spacious units in a beautiful natural setting. It is an easy 100 meter walk to town with a choice of great restaurants and entertainment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Stay Kerikeri

Address: 136 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand (Formerly Abilene Garden Motel)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: RM416 - RM630 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Stay Kerikeri 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Stay Kerikeri New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Kerikeri
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“Take the double rooms as they have more room.”
 of 5 bubbles Anttrish2013, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All of the apartments we used we fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles AllanL333, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The first one was a bit noisy apparently - we were in the next unit and it was perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles Lori-traveller, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are fabulous - it just depends what size you need.”
 of 5 bubbles MareeR21, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book early. you won't want to miss out staying at Stay.”
 of 5 bubbles Sheron22, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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