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Ara Roa Accommodation - Whangarei Heads

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Welcome. Ara Roa Unique Accommodation is a collection of very distinctive accommodation properties located along the Whangarei Heads glorious east coast, near the city of Whangarei, Northland. Private and secluded, contemporary and professionally maintained luxury retreats in Northland. Our opinion, and that of many of our guests, is that travelers wishing to explore less exploited destinations will find the best of Northland here. Our range of self contained and serviced properties suit many different purposes such as family vacations, romantic hideaway or can be a luxury business or honeymoon retreat. Utilise as a clean and stylish base from which to explore the region, or simply rest and re-charge in your wonderful surroundings.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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I was given this accommodation (Ara Roa - Te Huia) as a birthday present at $455 NZD a night for a couple we expected much more than what it was. The location is great, beautiful part of New Zealand, even with an overcast weekend we could see an amazing landscape. On the
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Response from Araroa1, Owner at Ara Roa Accommodation - Whangarei Heads
Responded 4 weeks ago
We are very sad that Juan did not have a good experience. After 18 years of hosting experienced travellers from all over the world, this purpose built facility has received nothing but positive and sometimes glowing reviews. We stand by this 100%. You only have to go through the previous reviews to see that Juan is quite “alone” in his perspective. We are really sorry that they did not have a good weekend and it was unfortunate that they had such poor weather. The 1 star and “do not go there” comments are particularly spiteful and unnecessary. The unusual smell that they refer to must have been the NZ native forest that had not had rain for months, producing a natural, earthy foliage smell that passes once the sun is out. If you are not familiar with this smell it would be hard to identify. In summary we are confident in our product. This house has a large “returning/repeat” clientele base, domestic and international, and we think this speaks for itself.
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This immaculate home has vistas reminiscent of National Geographic photos. Perfectly appointed with two maters and a third bedroom with two singles. Everything in new condition, with lovely inside and outside dining and sitting areas.
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Exclusive design, beautiful views from the house, feels like in the middle of nature with lots of native birds, kitchen well equipped, beds are perfect: all the ingredients needed for a marvelous stay. The best experience in 10 weeks travelling in New-Zealand. Service by the
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We loved this the stunning Cliff House where we stayed the weekend. This is a stunning property with expansive views of the ocean. The house is open with massive glass french doors that open out on to the deck and well maintained gardens. Will definitely come back.
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All we can say is Wow!! We were gifted two nights and enjoyed it so much we stayed for an extra night. Gorgeous house set on a hillside with extensive views from every room. Incredible bird life, even woke up to a kiwi outside the bedroom window, you can't beat that! We
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Response from Araroa1, Owner at Ara Roa Accommodation - Whangarei Heads
Responded 3 May 2018
Thank you for such lovely feedback on your stay at Te Huia. We are so pleased that you both enjoyed your break away. You know where to find us should you be looking for another dose of R&R :-)
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Aria main bedroom
3 bedrooms with ocean view
The View
living room view
"Luxury price for basic house."
"Get the Cliff House."
"Be prepared to stay longer that you initially anticipated, this place is simply brilliant!!"
"Great views from all bedrooms. Sunny and quiet but for the ocean and the birds."
"There is a variety of buildings scattered around the property...read above for info"
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