Kerikeri, Bay of Islands, Northland and wider New Zealand Links
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Accommodation in the Bay of Islands - Bed and Breakfast Accommodation, Backpacker Accommodation
Swallows Ridge B&B, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
At Swallows Ridge you’ll enjoy spectacular views of the Bay of Islands, Kent Passage and Kerikeri Inlet and because it’s sited in a designated kiwi area, you may hear kiwi at night, or if you’re really lucky, you’ll see them.
Set in 21 acres, this secluded and peaceful B&B is only two minutes drive to Doves Bay Marina and just eight minutes from Kerikeri. There’s a swimming pool and each room has a patio area. All rooms have an ensuite and tea and coffee making facilities and you’ll have access to a washing machine, microwave, fridge and internet.
Choose from a continental or cooked breakfast with freshly laid free range eggs, homemade bread and local produce.
The tariff ranges from $130 - $230 depending on the room and time of season.
The Georgian Lodge B&B, near Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
An easy walk to Kerikeri, the Georgian Lodge offers luxurious bed and breakfast accommodation with old world charm while providing all the modern comforts to make you feel pampered. Set in 3 acres of gardens with ponds, a waterfall and pagodas it’s a truly relaxing environment. An onsite wellness clinic offers relaxing massage or body works treatments.
There is a large guest lounge with an open fireplace and the lodge has three very spacious bedrooms that all have their own ensuite, (one with an adjoining twin bedroom suitable for a family).
The Georgian Lodge also has a unique conference room facility, perfect for that business meeting, special occasion or intimate wedding.
88 Lodge, B&B, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
Just 1km from town, 88 Lodge is a traditional Kiwi villa in 1.5 acres of beautiful sub-tropical gardens and park like grounds. The north facing veranda catches all day. Take a dip in the solar heated pool or lounge in the shade of the magnificent New Zealand native Nikau palms and Kauri trees. At night you can listen to the Kiwi’s calling or gaze at the stars, unaffected by light pollution.
During the ‘winter you may prefer to get cosy beside the roaring log fire in the guest lounge, take advantage of the DVD library.
Choose from 2 suites with ensuite bathrooms with separate bath and shower, (the Queen Palm suite also has a private spa pool), or from two rooms with separate ensuite shower rooms. All guests are invited to use the free Wi-Fi Internet connection.
88 Lodge is an eco-friendly resort with solar heating and lighting and they produce their own organic produce.
Lyness Accommodation B&B, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
Lyness Accommodation offers private and romantic self-contained bed and breakfast accommodation. Overlooking the Kerikeri inlet, Lyness Accommodation is located about 3 kilometres out of Kerikeri on a no exit road. Lyness Cottage Accommodation is one of the original buildings of Strathbrae, which was the homestead of the Lyness family for over 60 years. Lyness Suite Accommodation is located in a separate wing of the main house with its own private entrance. Both the suite and cottage have been carefully restored and feature polished rimu floors, lead light windows, and the original tongue and groove wood-lined walls.
This self catering accommodation makes an excellent honeymoon or special occasion destination and gives guests complete privacy. Awake to the sound of tuis, watch the sheep grazing at your doorstep, or take a stroll through the beautiful surrounding gardens. Or you can while away an afternoon playing croquet or petanque For the more energetic you can help yourself to the tandem kayak to paddle up the inlet or walk through a reserve to the Kororipo Pa site and then down to the Stone Store basin.
Landing Cottage B&B, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
Landing Cottage is situated in an acre of beautifully landscaped private gardens and offers a fully-serviced guest-wing of 3 luxuriously appointed spacious bedrooms, (King, Queen & Twin), suitable for families or groups of up to 6 people. Guests have their own private lounge, modern bathroom with bath, shower and twin-basins and a separate toilet. Guests also have their own entrance and private patio which gives a wonderful view of the garden. A single-party booking policy ensures your privacy and comfort.
Their legendary breakfasts are included in the tariff as is wireless internet, use of the BBQ, access to the DVD library and airport transfers if required.
Landing Cottage is suitable for all age groups and a cot and highchair are available at no extra charge.
Hone Heke Lodge, Backpackers, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
At Hone Heke Lodge you'll find a choice of quality accommodation that fits your budget from dormitories and double rooms (shared bathroom or en-suite) to self contained accommodation. All rooms and facilities are fresh, spotlessly clean and comfortable.
There are many communal areas where you can meet fellow travelers. In the winter, relax in the TV lounge with the wood fire in cosy surroundings or in summer around the BBQ and courtyard dining area. Challenge others to a game of pool or table tennis or enjoy time for yourself swinging in the hammock.
There are fridges in all rooms and other benefits include free high speed internet and Wi-Fi access, free local telephone calls and free pick ups from the Kerikeri bus stop.
Heron Hill B&B, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
Heron Hill offers a stunning location for couples wanting a romantic get away. It’s also the perfect venue for an intimate wedding ceremony, (brides are welcome to use the guest wing to prepare), and a luxurious honeymoon.
The 2 acre property has panoramic views of Kerikeri Inlet set in lush subtropical gardens.
Boutique accommodation is designed to make guests feel pampered. Two guest rooms, each with ensuites and a separate guest entrance, adjoin the large lounge and dining room which opens onto the sun drenched terrace. Tariff includes television, DVDs, magazine library, wireless internet, a dedicated guest laptop and spa pool.
Enjoy fine food and wine, home grown and locally sourced produce and the complete gourmet experience offered by owner Keith Pasley, one of Northland's well known chefs.
Stone Store Lodge B&B, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
Just 2kms from the centre of Kerikeri, the Stone Store Lodge is literally a two minute amble to the historic Stone Store. Perched atop a hill with magnificent views, Stone Store Lodge has been architecturally designed with that special feeling of privacy in mind. Each of the three luxury suites has its own ensuite and private deck with views of subtropical bush or the glistening waters of the basin.
Generous continental or cooked breakfasts are included with accommodation. Wireless internet is available through out the Lodge. Each suite has TV - DVD and CD facilities and laundry facilities are available. A Massage Therapist is available by arrangement
The Stone Store Lodge private courtyard is ideal for a quiet evening cocktail to watch the sun go down and Wood fire Pizza Dinners are a specialty. During winter you can relax by the fire in the private guest lounge.
Rainbow Falls Lodge, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
This idyllic Bed & Breakfast is located within easy walking distance of the Rainbow Falls. It's a tranquil haven just far enough out of town to enjoy the feeling of being in the country while still only an easy 5 minute drive to a good restaurant or vineyard.
Luxuriate in a king size bed, spacious room and large ensuites in a private guest wing. Facilities include a fridge, hot plate, microwave and electric fry pan for those who want to self cater lunch or dinner.
Colonial House Motel, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
Colonial House Motel offers complete privacy and is just 700m walk to the famous Stone Store Basin and an easy stroll to Kerikeri’s cafes and bars. Choose from five studios, two 1 bedroom executive suites, two 2 bedroom family cottages or a 2 bedroom family suite.
All guests are welcome to use the BBQ area, saltwater swimming pool and hot spa tub. Accommodation includes ample off street parking for your vehicle and boat, free wireless Internet, use of the guest laundry, and each room has an LCD TV and DVD player, a microwave, telephone, electric blanket, heater, fan, iron / ironing board, hair dryer, complimentary tea, coffee, drinking chocolate, plunger coffee etc and insect screens on the windows and doors.
A cot and high chair are available and Continental or English breakfasts can be delivered to your room on request. Special weekend rates apply and discounts for long term stays are available. See website for details.
General Links - Kerikeri and Bay of Islands Guides
Waitangi Treaty Grounds
New Zealand's pre-eminent historic site. It was here on February 6th, 1840, that the Treaty of Waitangi was first signed between Maori and the British Crown.
Culture North provides a wide range of Maori cultural experiences giving visitors the opportunity to experience Maori as a living, vibrant culture.
Other Businesses in the Bay of Islands
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