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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally perfect, actually even better. We've already booked for next year and we'll definitely be booking the dinner on the Friday as Lionel is the most incredible cook. The cottage was beautiful and the surrounding gardens just magic, just 2k from the city centre. Can't wait to go back.

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Hawthorn, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Moon Gate Villa is a first class, five star B & B with beautiful garden surrounds and comes at a very reasonable cost. The house and accommodation is beautifully appointed and the amenities are luxurious. Ironed bed linen, top range herbal toiletries and freshly picked flowers with a locally made chocolate in the evening are just a few of the... More 

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Hello Jeffrey and thank you very much for your fabulous review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay here and hope to see you both again in the near future. It was a pleasure looking after you guys, at the end of your stay it feels like we are family. All the best and hope your travels back home... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We only stayed one night but it was memorable. I believe we had the place to ourselves apart from the amazing Rob and Lionel, our hosts. We had a water incident in the bathroom thanks to my partner mistakenly leaving the bath taps running in the wrong location so a fair amount of water spilled onto the bathroom floor. We... More 

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Thank you nipitinthebud for your wonderful review. Although you only stayed the one night it seemed to have been a very memoriable one even with the water issue. We hope you will back again for another relaxing time and this time make in a couple of days. Thank you again we appreciate all reviews. All the best More 

Hanoi, Vietnam
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48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Stayed in the cottage which was incredibly clean, sweet smelling and looked out on a beautiful garden. We were made to feel very welcome by our charming host Lionel. Since we were in the Cottage we were provided with all the ingredients for a lavish breakfast. The only drawback was that I had to cook it myself which was a... More 

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Thank you Cathy9521 for your review, we appreciate you taking the time to write this for us. We are always looking at ways to improve the guest experience in our lovely little cottage, so will take on board your comments on ....'having to cook it yourself...', you will be happy to know we also offer the cottage guest to option... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 4 July 2016

My partner and I stayed in the cottage at Moon Gate very recently. The cottage is charming, very comfortable with high quality chattels, and made all the more lovely by the wonderful hosts/owners (who are thoughtful and kindly, informative, and generous with their time). The cottage is in lovely grounds (along with the main house) and it was a delight... More 

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Thank you KLBB1234 for your fabulous review. We appreciate you taking time to write this for us. Hope the rest of your journey was a wonderful and hope to see you back this way in the future. Kia Ora More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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75 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

It was our Ruby (40th) Wedding Anniversary so my husband and I wanted somewhere romantic and peaceful to stay. Moon gate delivered in every aspect, beautiful accommodation, immaculate gardens and surrounds, quiet and peaceful and set just outside the township. Rob and Lionel the hosts, have thought of everything that you could possibly wish for and with their own personal... More 

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Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Thank you 1811027Scott for your wonderful review, we greatley appreciate it. We were honoured to help you both enjoy your 40th anniversery and wish you many more, hopefully again at Moon Gate. All the best and wish you both well for the future. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Beautiful gardens, and the room was amazing. And the breakfast was outstanding! . Could have added another zero to the price and wouldn't have thought it was out of place. Thanks guys, really recommend!

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Thank Michelle M
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 June 2016

We recently stayed 4 nights at the garden cottage at Moongate Villa and didn't want to come back to real life! The cottage itself was so sweet but with every comfort carefully thought out by friendly hosts Lionel & Rob... The garden setting is beautiful and so secluded... Although you're minutes from Keri Keri centre on the main road you'd... More 

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Thank MissLauraMay2016
Lionel C, Owner at Moon Gate Villa, responded to this review

Kia ora MissLauraMay2016 Thank you for your wonderful review and we are so please you both enjoyed your stay in our sweet little cottage. We do hope you visit again in the future. All the best. Cheers More 

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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

If this is what new Zealand has ot offer I'm not going back to oz. Its all the little things here, the first impression being welcome with your name on a Blackboard the local toiletries the rooms are fantastic and really clean and of course the friendly people who run this place. Breakfast was to die for and the local... More 

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Thank Jordan A
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

Moon Gate Villa is set in beautiful landscaped sub tropical gardens. You feel so relaxed away from the hustle and bustle of city life from the time you arrive at the impressive entrance to walking out from your room into the beautifully maintained gardens. We were in the Premium suite which was very comfortable and clean with a walk in... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Inspired by the shape of Cupid’s bow, Moon Gate Villa was originally designed for a romance novelist. Its timeless and elegant design offers sumptuous accommodation surrounded by 1.5 acres of gardens, waterfalls and reflective pools. Private suites feature luxury linens, in-house movies, exclusive guest lounge and access to the heated pool.Free hi-speed Internet and a full breakfast is included in all our rates. Evening dining by arrangement. A hidden treasure, 2 minutes from Kerikeri village in the heart of the Bay of Islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moon Gate Villa

Address: 462 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0293, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: RM618 - RM977 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Moon Gate Villa 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“We stayed in the Premium Suite which was absolutely luxurious”
 of 5 bubbles jeffreyconnor, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The cottage is delightful!”
 of 5 bubbles KLBB1234, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are all good, however if you wish a large bath in the bathroom, the Premium one is the one.”
 of 5 bubbles 1811027Scott, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Cottage is great if you want a self contained place where you are able to do some basic cooking”
 of 5 bubbles ceegee377, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“just go there”
 of 5 bubbles jackmorrisNewZealand, 11 May 2016 | Read review
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