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The Falls Retreat

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25 Waitawheta Road Karangahake Gorge, Waihi 3682 New Zealand See on map
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Rustic earthy environment with food to die for.! Check out the pics below. What a treat for this restaurant to go to so much trouble for vegetarians. Auckland city has a lot to learn from these guys. Very appreciative of a superb meal, too tasty...More

Thank KushlaR1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place in the countryside. Lit up with fairy lights at night. The experience of eating outdoors indoors. Beautifully selected menu. Freshly prepared and great service. The presentation of the desserts was especially thrilling

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Have been here several times. This time was a birthday celebration lunch. Pork Belly, Pizzas, salad were ordered for our meal. Present was great Service was very good. Need to book as place is always busy (a sign of good food) Close to proximity of...More

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The food is very good, and they also make great pizzas. In winter there is a fire going in one part of the restaurant and has a cosy feel. A lovely setting and close to the walk/cycle way. Not a good to visit for Mothers/Fathers...More

Thank Bev176
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and 12 year old son had lunch here today. Fantastic meals, awesome coffee and great service. I had the chicken main - perfect winter meal! My husband had the vegetarian meal which looked amazing

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Non-Smoking Hotel
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US$82 - US$115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$82 - US$115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Traveller (20)
Room & Suite (3)
Dining (1)
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"it's a lovely restaurant, with in-and outdoor dining"
29 Apr 2018
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"We didn't spend a night here, so cannot comment."
7 Apr 2017
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"Great views of the Falls nearby and lovely walks to be had"
8 Mar 2015
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"If you cannot stay there at least book a lunch or dinner"
3 Jun 2014
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