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970 Lonely Bay

970 Lonely Bay Lodge

Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand

970 Lonely Bay Lodge provides accommodation that is casual but refined and is situated only a two-minute walk from Lonely Bay and Cooks Beach or a 10-minute drive to the famous Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove.

Here you can sit out on the deck which overlooks the garden or relax in the living room on the comfy couches with a book. All the rooms open to a deck or patio, have an extensive minibar, and a king bed with luxurious linen.


Nestled into the surrounding nature of the Coromandel Peninsula, 970 Lonely Bay Lodge is the perfect choice for those wanting to explore the local beaches and native bush with a splash of luxury.

OUR RATING: First Class

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At 970 Lonely Bay Lodge, you will find three one-bedroom suites and one two-bedroom suite that are all equipped with a king size bed fitted with fine linens, an extensive complimentary minibar, an outdoor patio or terrace with views of Purangi Estuary or Cooks Beach, and a large en suite bathroom with high-end toiletries.


The Coromandel Peninsula is just under a three-hour drive from Auckland and is a great place to explore some of New Zealand’s best beaches. From the property, you are within driving distance to the Hahei Marine Reserve — Te Whanganui-A-Hei, and a 10-minute drive to the clifftop tracks that lead down to Cathedral Cove.

Food and drink

Breakfast is served daily in the dining room or outside on the deck on a sunny day. For lunch and dinner, you can drive to Whitianga Ferry Landing and take a two-minute ferry to Whitianga for a meal.

Tour ideas in Coromandel Peninsula

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at 970 Lonely Bay Lodge as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

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    Alternative places to stay nearby

    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can't be bettered.

    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area's inhabitants.

    • Kiwi Dundee Nature & Coast
      Cathedral Cove, Coromandel Peninsula

      Kiwi Dundee Nature & Coast

      Kiwi Dundee Nature & Coast

      This full day excursion provides a sample of many of the highlights of this stunning peninsula. The guides at Kiwi Dundee will introduce you to areas of scenic beauty and historic significance, and will endeavour to tailor the day to the preferences of the group.

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    Coromandel Peninsula and nearby places