The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs

Matauri Bay Rd, Northland, New Zealand

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Hotel Description

Kauri Cliffs is located at the northern edge of New Zealand's North Island, perched on a cliffside overlooking the Pacific and flanked by four thousand acres of rolling hilly farmland. Though it is perhaps best known for its world-class golf course, the resort's strengths are its remoteness and its grand elegance, both of which appeal to golfers and abstainers alike.

The golf course is the creation of owner Julian Robertson, once a successful Wall Street financier, who discovered this property (then a cattle ranch) during his novel-writing sabbatical during the Eighties. He returned after the dotcom Nineties irreparably damaged his flagship hedge fund, and though the Great American Novel may have eluded him, the Great Antipodean golf course has become a reality. This is due equally to the natural surroundings and to the efforts of designer David Harman, who has built courses for Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, and whose light touch on this marvelous course avoids the grand gestures of some gimmicky courses, instead letting the spectacular landscape speak for itself.

If the golf course is Mr. Robertson's child, then the hotel itself is the creation of his wife Josie, from the main lodge building (which would not look out of place in the Hamptons) to the outlying cottages, where the guest suites are found. The cottages line the edge of the golf course and face across it, toward the ocean, with dramatic views from private verandas. These suites are spacious and modern, elegantly appointed, with gas fireplaces and huge luxurious bathrooms. This is the sort of place that has “Security” rooms set aside for bodyguards and drivers — and even these second-class rooms would pass for five-star accommodations.

How to get there:

Kauri Cliffs is approximately a 4 hour drive from Auckland or 1 hour by helicopter. Alternatively the hotel is a 25 minute drive from Kerikeri Airport. Please contact customerservice@tablethotels.com for directions or to arrange airport transfers.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 22 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Secluded

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour gym
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Golf nearby
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Wake-up service
  • Wood burning fireplace

Need to Know

To secure the Owners Cottage, a deposit of one night’s room tariff will be required. Special conditions apply for reservations of four rooms or more as a reservation of 4 rooms or more is considered a group reservation and a deposit will be required

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diner's Club

Check in:

2pm,

Check out:

11am

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  • Suite

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    This room features 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds and is approximately 601 ft²/55 m².
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    Views: ocean or golf course.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • soaking tub
    • terrace
    • walk-in closet
    • wet bar
    • working desk
  • Deluxe Suite

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    This room is approximately 750 ft²/69 m².
    Amenities

    Views: ocean or golf course.

    This room includes:

    • adjoining room on request (charges apply)
    • arm chair
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • gas fireplace
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • soaking tub
    • walk-in closet
  • Family suite

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    This room features 2 King Beds and is approximately 750 ft²/69 m².
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    This room includes:

    • bathtub
    • CD player
    • central air conditioning
    • DVD player
    • flat panel television
    • iPod docking station
    • minibar
    • safe
    • stand up shower
    • walk-in closet
  • Two-Bedroom Owners Cottage

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    This room features 2 King Beds and is approximately 4200 ft²/390 m².
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    Views: ocean or golf course.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • bathtub/shower combo
    • central air conditioning
    • central heating
    • crib (on request)
    • flat panel television
    • full kitchen
    • gas fireplace
    • hairdryer
    • outdoor hot tub
    • patio
    • plunge pool
    • rollaway bed (on request)
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • working desk
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour gym
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Golf nearby
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Wake-up service
  • Wood burning fireplace

Need to Know

To secure the Owners Cottage, a deposit of one night’s room tariff will be required. Special conditions apply for reservations of four rooms or more as a reservation of 4 rooms or more is considered a group reservation and a deposit will be required

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diner's Club

Check in:

2pm,

Check out:

11am

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