$94 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 16, 2015 Check-out: Aug 17, 2015

Moon Gate Villa

4 stars
View map of 462 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri, Kerikeri, 0293

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
5.0
out of 5
1 reviews
Superb Getaway

This place is great. Wonderful location, excellent proprietors. Close to everything you want to see. See full review

  • bpduncan
  • Nov 25, 2012
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.

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Moon Gate Villa Rooms

Premium King Suite
Premium King Suite offers Super King Double bed with alarm clock, balcony / terrace, cable / satellite TV, color TV, en-suite / private bathroom, heating, iron / ironing board, kettle, radio, refrigerator, tea and coffee making facilities. The Premium Suite features a King size bed with pillow top and luxury linens. Multiple opening windows overlook one of the garden ponds, and across the tropical gardens to the far 'Moon Gate' pond. Direct access to the heated pool. The suite features a walk-in robe, and a luxurious en-suite complete with a deep bath and separate shower. Bathrobes and quality guest amenities from 'Living Nature' are included, and essential oils bath packs are available. In-room massages are available by prior arrangement. The suite also includes a bar fridge, tea and coffee facilities, a generously sized writing desk, alarm clock with iPod dock and LCD TV with access to satellite TV and in-house movies. Free Wi-Fi is available, as well as wired Internet on request.
Deluxe King Suite
Deluxe King Suite - Double offers King Double Bed or Twin Singles beds with alarm clock, balcony / terrace, cable / satellite TV, color TV, en-suite / private bathroom, heating, iron / ironing board, kettle, radio, refrigerator, tea and coffee making facilities. The Deluxe King Suite overlooks its own private garden aspect, enjoying warm, afternoon sunshine. Large doors and windows capture the breezes, and lead to private outdoor seating outside the suite, as well as the heated swimming pool. Decorated in a light, modern style to complement its garden view; the suite features a King Size bed or optional twin beds, built-in robes, comfortable lounge seating and a marble ensuite. Bathrobes and quality guest amenities from 'Living Nature' are included. The suite also includes a bar fridge, tea and coffee facilities, a writing desk, alarm clock with iPod dock and LCD TV with access to satellite TV and in-house movies. Free Wi-Fi is available, as well as wired Internet on request.
Deluxe King
Deluxe King - Triple (2 Bedroom Suite) offers 1 King Double Bed + 1 King Single, or 2 Singles and 1 King single with alarm clock, balcony / terrace, cable / satellite TV, color TV, en-suite / private bathroom, heating, iron / ironing board, kettle, radio, refrigerator, tea and coffee making facilities. A two bedroom suite option that is ideal for a party of three. The large bedroom contains a King size bed overlooking its own private garden aspect, enjoying warm, afternoon sunshine. Private outdoor seating outside the suite, as well as the heated swimming pool. The second bedroom offers a king single bed and is accessed internally through an adjacent atrium door, or via the shared terrace onto which both rooms open. The marble en-suite bathroom is shared by both rooms. Bathrobes and quality guest amenities from 'Living Nature' are included. The suite also includes a bar fridg, alarm clocks with iPod dock and writing desk. Free Wi-Fi is available, as well as wired Internet on request.
Summer Cottage
Summer Cottage offers one double bed with alarm clock, balcony / terrace, cable / satellite TV, color TV, en-suite / private bathroom, heating, iron / ironing board, kettle, radio, refrigerator, tea and coffee making facilities. The self-contained cottage is decorated in a seaside theme, and is nestled in the north-east corner of the villa gardens. It has its own outlook with French doors opening onto a veranda. It features a Queen bed, satellite TV, clock radio and lounge seating. The cottage has its own ensuite bathroom with bathrobes. A self-contained kitchenette containing a refrigerator, microwave oven, sink, small cooktop and dining area allows for light catering.

Amenities

  • Free full breakfast
  • Free internet
  • 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 internet
Transportation
Free airport shuttle
Parking
Free 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.

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.

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Ratings and reviews for Moon Gate Villa

Overall score

5 / 5
5.01.0
1 out of 1
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
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Review of Moon Gate Villa

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
bpduncan
Business
Los Angeles
Nov 25, 2012

Superb Getaway

This place is great. Wonderful location, excellent proprietors. Close to everything you want to see.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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