Set in the beautiful Bay of Islands Pagoda Lodge in Kerikeri is a laid back oasis with an amazing selection of nostalgic, romantic and retro accommodation for everyone. Choose from glamping to gypsy caravans to a tree house to a boathouse by the river and even more fab options. You’re spoilt for choice!
Type: Lots of Quirky options, Glamping, Gypsy Caravans, Tree House, Cottages for solo travellers, couples, families and groups
Best For: Gardens, Riverside, Variety of Romantic, Retro and Historic Accommodation
Guest Rating: Excellent
Location: 81 Pa Road, Kerikeri 0230
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Located next to the Hongi Hika Recreation Reserve and a lovely river, you’ll find your cool accommodation nestled in beautifully-kept gardens.
The owners spent 20 years in Asia and returned with vibrant ideas: “we have made this property a little gem in terms of, ambiance, style, gardens and even harmonious Feng Shui!”
What’s on Offer for Guests?
The Lodge has a big river-view terrace for everyone to enjoy. Feeling energetic? You can hire kayaks from the front desk and paddle to the Stone Store or walk the bush track to a waterfall and local cafe.
Here’s Kerikeri’s official website: http://www.kerikeri.co.nz/
On-site: BBQ and free parking. The friendly front desk can organise airport transfers, Bay of Island cruises and yacht charters.
Hot Tip: 2 night minimum stay. Over December and January 2-3 night minimum stay.
Let’s now look at accommodation at this relaxed eclectic retreat?…
Fabulous Choice of Accommodation:
Queen bed and amazing water views. Insulated and exquisitely decorated for romantics! Includes coffee and tea making utilities and a fridge. Shared facilities are nearby. For just a bit extra you have use of the outdoor clawfoot bath so you can bathe under the stars!
This Historic 1930’s Lodge was built by the original owner to reflect his love of ancient China. Furnished in a blend of Pacific and Chinese style. Choose a one or two-bedroom apartment.
Glamping Safari Tents:
These tents are set on wooden decks with either river or garden views. Good for two guests or groups.
Everything is included in your tent – furniture, linen, towels, power and lighting, tea and coffee making facilities. Nearby is the shared kitchen (crockery, cutlery) and bathrooms with all you need. Just bring a torch!
You can choose from these options:
- Couple tents with two rooms: bedroom with double bed and lounge
- Family tents with three rooms: lounge and two bedrooms.
‘Ships ahoy’ in this 4-bed renovated boat shed with lots of creative nautical themes and views down the river. Queen bed and two singles. Shared facilities.
What Guests Think of Pagoda Lodge in Kerikeri:
“The outdoor atmosphere, a good feeling of the whole place, lots to do in terms of walks, sights & historical aspects of the town. Friendly and awesome aura.”Guest Comment
Lovely Attention to Detail:
Fun for everyone on this fully renovated bus. Beds for 4 and very affordable. Shared facilities.
The Wheel House:
This is a renovated boat cabin from an historic steam boat, The Minerva! The wood has been beautiful sweet smelling Japanese cedar. Beds for up to 3 people but more comfy for 2. Shared facilities.
The Silver Ferns Caravan:
A cool retro converted caravan with double bed and one child-size single bed. Deck with river views. Shared facilities.
Take a Tour of Pagoda Lodge in Kerikeri:
The Pear Tree House:
A tiny little tree house on an extended deck for relaxing and listening to native bird song. Probably not suitable for anyone over 180cm – the bed is very short. Shared facilities.
“Great peaceful location just 10 mins walk through the forest to the Stone Store.”Guest Comment
All beautifully presented as a romantic retreat for two. Looks out over the Hongi Hika Pa site, the river and Kerikeri inlet. Has own kitchen and bathrooms.
Pagoda Lodge is a serene and idyllic destination with a fabulous collection of unique accommodation. Everyone loves this little slice of heaven in Kerikeri!