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Lupton Lodge

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Be inspired. Stunning boutique accommodation located only 10 minutes drive from the spectacular Tutukaka Coast and Whangarei city centre shops and restaurants. Stylish ensuite rooms, gourmet breakfast & free wireless internet. We offer a relaxed atmosphere and extensive facilities including: mature dry-stone walled gardens, pool, guest-only dining room for restaurant-style meals (dinner on request), lounge with pool table and DVD library. The rooms are in a category II listed historic villa and a modern converted barn. Each room is designed for privacy and comfort with contemporary uncomplicated decor, ensuite bathroom, comfortable queen or king beds, bathrobes, 32" flat-screen TV, DVD player, Freeview, heat-pump/air-con and tea/coffee. The rooms are intimate yet spacious. In keeping with a boutique hotel, the rooms are located in guest only buildings, separate from the owners accommodation. The villa rooms have rich wall colours, high ceilings, sash windows and polished Kauri floors. The villa has 3 double ensuite rooms including a suite (which can sleep up to 3 persons). The renovated barn includes a stunning ensuite room upstairs with apex ceilings. Downstairs is a large studio with kitchenette & bi-fold doors opening to a patio/BBQ area. These can be individual rooms or a 2-bedroom apartment with an interconnecting door. Enjoy the many local attractions or just sit back and unwind. 5 mins from Whangarei Falls, 1 hour to the Bay of Islands and 2 hours north of Auckland - ideal for exploring Northland and as your first or last stop in NZ.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast included
Outdoor pool
Laundry Service
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
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Whangarei Airport13 km
Kerikeri Airport63 km
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Friendly greeting on arrival by one of the owners Andy. Stayed here for 4 nights to use as a base for trips in the area. Large rooms (2) with bathroom and veranda. The property has a pool, share pool table/library room , guest kitchen and dining room. You can also stroll around t
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What a great place! We arrived in the early afternoon and were welcomed into a spacious suite looking out into the fields and orchards behind the lodge. The room was spotless, the bed was quite comfortable and the shower was terrific. We used the room as a base to explore arou
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Andy and Karen welcomed us warmly to their lovely historic property. The rooms are spacious and tastefully designed with nice added in room amenities like coffee, tea, and a fridge. Breakfast options are delicious. The lodge is well located to diving in Tutukaka and just outside
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Andy and Karen, were friendly and helpful. They run a comfortable, clean and well appointed “guesthouse”. We were there for two nights in July so that we could dive in Tutukaka. Andy gave us towels to use for the diving and offered recommendations for supper at a range of places.
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Response from ANDYCHEF, Manager at Lupton Lodge
Responded 30 Jul 2018
Hi Thanks for your very positive review. I was slightly disappointed to read that you weren't totally happy with the warmth in your room. As you said, this was not at all mentionned to us at the time.I suspect there may have been something we could have easily helped with. For the benefit of others reading this review, all the rooms have heat pumps which heat very efficiently and can produce heat up to 30degrees C, also beds in winter months have double thickness duvets and electric blankets.
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Worth the 10 min drive from city centre to stay here. I have been staying here for years while away for work and can not recommend Lupton Lodge enough......if you an in as is very popular and usually booked.
I order my dinner ahead of time via email and Andy has dinner and a glas
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Deluxe King B&B Room with Ensuite
View from Waitangi
King Sized Bed
Love the decor in red room! This door leads to the sitting room.
Comfortable leather sofa in the red room.
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We will be arriving by public bus in Whangarei. Is there a shuttle to Lupton Lodge from the bus station? Thanks, Caroline Edge.
Hi Caroline, there are taxis that can get you to Lupton Lodge from the bus station but as we are located in the countryside we generally recommend that people have their own car. If you want to be able to explore the local area or go out for dinner then you would need your own vehicle. If you are going diving there is a shuttle that can take you to the dive operators and bring you back to Lupton Lodge at the end of the day. There are several rental car companies in Whangarei if you would like to rent a car once you get tot eh city. If you have any further questions please let us know. Kind regards Karen & Andy @ Lupton Lodge
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"We enjoyed the Barn but would be just as happy to say in the main house."
"The room in the converted barn if you appreciate extra privacy."
"All rooms are excellent"
"quiet boutique lodge with only 5 rooms."
"The Blue Room is the best for us. But they are all lovely."
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PRICE RANGE
US$121 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandNorthland RegionWhangarei
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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