Guest Reviews

Chris Turner, New Zealand

Staying at Kokohuia Lodge is pure Pleasure. On first arriving my breathe was taken away by the beautiful view and then by the simple elegant beauty of the lodge itself. I love the fact that its an Eco B&B and its off-grid. The breakfasts are just perfect and the hosts were fabulous. My husband and I highly recommend the Lodge as a peaceful relaxing luxury stay.

Carol Greenslade, New Zealand

Kokohuia Lodge made for a very pleasurable and relaxing stay. The attention to detail was much appreciated. The Lodge boasted magnificent views, relaxing furnished areas, a beautiful bath to enjoy and amazing hospitality and fantastic local and home grown food. The eco and sustainable aspects of the property were very appealing to us – it was good to know that as we were away holidaying there was not an impact on the planet’s resources. The whole concept of the property has been well thought out.

Adam Murphy, Ireland

I found Kokohuia on google and glad we booked. Myself and my wife stayed for two nights for our first anniversary. It is the perfect couples retreat. I can’t recommend it highly enough. Coming from a sales and hospitality background, Steve went to every length to make our stay warm and welcome. Loved the Chemex and Bose Ipod dock. Turn off your phone and wifi and relax on the deck or in the bath. 500 characters is not enough to let people know how epic this place is.

Sarah Rupley, Australia

We loved our stay at the Kokohuia Lodge. It was the end of our honeymoon and by far the most relaxing and beautiful accommodation we stayed in throughout the North Island. A beautiful spot in the world, highly recommended!

Shane Meys, New Zealand

Luxury at it’s finest! Great place to stay. Nestled up in the bush with beautiful views. Great hosts and delicious food! Would very much recommend this lovely paradise. Thanks Steve, We had a very enjoyable stay.

Peter Dye, Australia

My wife and I had a fantastic stay at Kokohuia Lodge. The views are breathtaking, the facilities exceptional and the hospitality extended by Steve and Suzanne was excellent, nothing was ever too much trouble. Would highly recommend to anyone who is after a relaxing getaway in an idyllic location. Thanks again Steve and Suzanne!

Wayne Bullard, Australia

We loved our stay at Kokohuia Lodge. Its so tranquil. The views are amazing.The privacy is wonderful. The room is spacious, clean and inviting, The host, Steve so pleasant and helpful, The food is also very good. Thoroughly recommend a stay at the Lodge.

Mark Sumich, New Zealand

Absolutely amazing place for a romantic getaway. Impeccable taste and thought in design and furnishings and the organic menu available was a very nice addition. Gorgeous harbour views, stunning bath and outstanding, friendly service.

Simon Daley, New Zealand

A beautiful and unique space that highlights all NZ has to offer. We had an amazing stay our hosts Steve and Suzanne have made every detail of this place luxury. The views were amazing and yet with all that glass we were warm the whole night. The bath with 180 degree views and not another house in sight was an amazing end to the day. It is also a perfect base to explore the area from. Would love to stay here again and for longer next time. Highly Recommended!

Yvonne Colley, Australia

Kokohuia Lodge is something special. It’s off-grid and perched on a hillside overlooking Hokianga Harbour. The Lodge itself is beautiful, and the perfect place to unwind. Steve was a wonderful host. He gave us a run down of everything we needed to know, including things to do in the area. We opted to have dinner at the Lodge, which was fantastic. The main course was a whole baked snapper caught by Steve. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the Lodge for a relaxing getaway.

Kyle Bell, New Zealand

Everything outstanding – we will definitely be back!!

Stephen Morris, United Kingdom

This lodge has the wow factor. Superb accommodation with wonderful detail and fantastic views. We were looked after splendidly by Steve who brought us amazing breakfasts and was very helpful with suggestions for things to do. The time spent at the lodge was the most peaceful

Paul Williams, New Zealand

Cool place to stay will be going back very nice 🙂

Emiliano Acciarito, Italy

We planned to stay at the Kokohuia lodge for 2 nights but we liked it so much that we added an extra day. The lodge is stunning, with a breath-taking 180 degrees view, Steve is the perfect host and breakfasts are delicious. All in all the highlight of our North Island visit!

Katinka Rodriguez, New Zealand

We enjoyed our stay at Kokohuia Lodge tremendously and look forward to coming back again. Not only does it have the most beautiful views and amazing meals, the place is really an oasis from our busy lives. We loved the board games and the comfortable reading area. We believe the place and our hosts have inspired us to really look into sustainability and how we can incorporate this in our everday world. Jesse and Katinka

Robert Feldman, New Zealand

Robert and I had a wonderful 3 nights at Kokohuia Lodge. It was a romantic treat and just marvellous. Hokianga has so much to do – we’re going back because we didn’t see all we wanted to in our 4 days. Kokohuia is the perfect base – stunning hillside views, luxurious organic silk and cotton bed, deep egg-shaped bath with all power and water heating being done by solar power. Delicious 2-course breakfasts of our choice, and S & S will also cook a 2-course dinner with local produce.

Timothy Chai, New Zealand

Having stayed in many different hotels and lodges around the world we found that kokohuia lodge is just that touch better than the rest. The location is merely a hop and a skip away in your back yard. The blissful scenery and ambience of the environment made it such a luxury to get away from the bustle of the big cities. We’ll definitely be back for another weekend get away. Tim and Lisa Chai

Marina Sokolinsky, New Zealand

Kokohuia Lodge is tastefully decorated and has panoramic views from the deck, with the white sand dunes across the harbour. The hosts Steve and Suzanne look after you, and provide top restaurant quality meals – we loved it! THANK YOU! We will be back!

Alastair McKenzie, United Kingdom

Kokohuaia Lodge is magical. The building is stunning, the view is amazing and the enthusiasm of Steve is infectious. And as for the location – the lovely, lonely Hokianga reminds me why I love New Zealand so much.

Bernard Guillou, France

Kokohuia Lodge is a fabulous place to stay, watch and enjoy the Hokianga region. Being there was like being pampered in a dream place which we would have loved to create and build. As Steve did it for us, we felt like guests of a helpful and at the same time not intrusive host to help us enjoy our too short a romantic time there. Emmanuelle and Bernard (Paris, France, January 2013)

James White, New Zealand

My partner and i recently just stayed at the Kokohuia lodge and we had a rejuvenating time. This place is a one of a kind gem that is situated in the beautiful Hokianga in the most breath taking position. Views from the bed itself take in from left to right a picturesque panorama of forest, sand dunes across the habour and to the Arai-te-uru reserve all with a colorful sunset behind. The owners Steve and Suzanne can provide health conscious locally sourced food that is amazing. 10 stars

Pamela Moyer, United States

Book your stay at Kokohuia Lodge NOW! Every detail is top notch. You will love the setting, the scenery, the amenities, the breakfast and the hosts! Pam Moyer Petoskey, Michigan

Avalon Sanders, New Zealand

From the sweeping views of the Hokianga to the stylishly sustainable lodge, and efficient and convivial service- our expectations were surpassed. This elegantly restrained accommodation had everything we required for a luxury weekend, and armed with detailed advice from host Steve, a perfect base to explore the glorious Hokianga Harbour. We will return, and highly recommend a visit to this NZ gem.

Craig Fraser, New Zealand

My husband arranged for us to stay at Kokohuia Lodge, Omapere, Northland for a surprise weekend celebration of our wedding anniversary. I was very impressed that he chose such a special location – lovely contemporary lodge with beautiful views. We enjoyed going for some wonderful walks through the Kauri forests. The accommodation was beautiful and the breakfasts brought to the lodge each morning were great. It is a special place in a charming area of New Zealand.

Vicky Smith, New Zealand

We had a very pleasant break at Kokohuia before heading off in our packed car and tenting. Steve ensured our stay was relaxing and stress for and had lots if information to share with us in asking. Lovely dinner thank you. We would recommend Kokohuia to anyone. Appreciated the Eco friendly environment. Important to us! Thanks from 2 Australians visiting nz for long term.

Rachel Dickinson, New Zealand

Magical place – we wish we were still there. 🙂

Lorraine Cameron, New Zealand

Friendly and accommodating hosts, nothing was a problem. Lodge was spotless and comfortable with spectacular outlook over the harbour and sand dunes. Very much worth the extra effort to get there and the Hokianga is a lovely tranquil area with plenty to do including relaxation time. Thank you 🙂