Moon Gate Villa ★★★★

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$122
avg/night
Rate and special offer based on
Check-in: Feb 15, 2016 Check-out: Feb 16, 2016
5 /5
Overall score
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
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Overview

A villa constructed in the shape of cupid's bow, and commissioned for a Mills and Boon romance novelist. A unique and exclusive destination for discerning guests" Moon Gate Villa offers bed & breakfast guest accommodation in three suites in Kerikeri, Bay of Islands. The Villa was built in 1990 by a successful Mills and Boon novelist, and is constructed in the shape of Cupid's bow. The dramatic entrance door opens to reveal a sky-lit atrium and internal waterfall feature that spans the length of the villa. All villa guest rooms face the sun with doors and windows opening onto the terrace, surrounding gardens and heated swimming pool. Renovated in 2011, each villa en-suite room features marble showers, writing desks, and separate indoor and outdoor seating, contributing to overall feeling of spaciousness. The separate Summer Cottage has a small kitchenette and overlooks the eastern gardens. Guest facilities include satellite flat screen TVs (all suites) and the villa suites have access to 'on demand', in-house movies at no extra cost. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the villa for in-house guests, and in the exclusive-use guest lounge for cottage guests. Breakfast is included in the tariff for all guests. A full buffet and English-style cooked breakfast for villa guests, and a breakfast basket for cottage guests. The house and grounds are formally landscaped, with large ponds, and fountains. Moon Gate Villa is located on Kerikeri Road, only 3 minutes to Kerikeri village and 4 minutes to Kerikeri (Bay of Islands) airport. For families and small groups, the villa is also available for exclusive use reservation. Attractions and Activities (1) Walk to Makana Chocolate factory, Pete's car and nostalgia museum or Kerikeri craft shops and restaurants. (2) Visit the nearby Mission House and Stone Store historic precincts - New Zealand's oldest colonial buildings. (3) Explore Maori culture at Rewa's village. (4) Discover maritime history at Paihia and Russell, and the birth place of modern New Zealand at Waitangi. (5) Dive, swim and sail over the beautiful bay of islands. Charter a fishing boat, and catch a marlin. (6) Play golf: Bay of Islands golf course is less that 5 minutes away, and the world famous Kauri cliffs course are nearby. In total, there are 6 golf courses within half hour. (7) Try the Northland wine trail - 4 wineries are practically on their door step. (8) Take a night walk and spot a kiwi in the famous Puketi forests, or during the day, visit the great kauri trees. (9) Take a day trip up to discover northern surf beaches, and the 90 mile beach, or go all the way to the top - Cape Reinga -where oceans clash. Moon Gate Villa is in a great central location for all 'far north' New Zealand touring. The hotel can arrange pick up for many tours directly from the villa, and scenic flight tours across the coast depart from the airport, less than 5 minutes away. The offer a booking and touring advice service for all their guests. The tour desk can assist in planning local touring, including Bay of Islands boat and coach tours, and flights to Cape Reinga. Free transfers are included from BOI Airport and coach stop. The hotel offers smoke free hotel and free of street parking.

Dining

Restaurant
Moon Gate Villa offers private dining from fresh seasonal produce prepared by the own chef. Dinners are arranged prior to arrival, or the previous day. The villa is also a short distance from wineries and Kerikeri restaurants. A breakfast buffet and full breakfasts prepared to individual tastes are available adjacent to the guest lounge or on the garden terrace. Breakfasts are included in the tariff unless otherwise indicated.

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Amenities

Featured

  • Free full breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi in Room
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities

General

  • No smoking rooms/facilities

Activities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa

Dining

  • Free full breakfast
  • Room service

Services

  • Laundry service
  • Tour desk

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi in Room

Transportation

  • Free airport shuttle

Parking

  • Free parking

Reviews

5 /5 Overall score

100% Would recommend

  • Amenities: 4/5
  • Cleanliness: 5/5
  • Hotel staff: 5/5
  • Comfort: 5/5
  • Location: 4/5
  • Value: 4/5

Superb Getaway

Would recommend Sun, Nov 25, 2012
This place is great. Wonderful location, excellent proprietors. Close to everything you want to see.

| Los Angeles Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 4 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

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Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 2:30 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

$122
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