Awards and Memberships
Qualmark is New Zealand tourism’s official quality assurance organisation, providing a trusted guide to quality travel experiences in New Zealand. We are assessed annually for hosting, accommodation and sustainability standards and practices.
Moon Gate Villa is rated five star Boutique & Lodge accommodation; and gold for environmental sustainable practises.
We are partners to Tourism Industry Aotearoa sustainable tourism program. We are committed to the key four pillars of this amazing program; for economic, visitor, community and environmental sustainability.
Experience genuine Māori Manaakitanga.
Your host Lionel is an active member of NZ Māori Tourism as both a Māori accommodation owner, and in promoting unique cultural experiences as part of your stay with us.
Proud members of the Bed and Breakfast Association of New Zealand; a professional body to promote and maintain high quality standards in hosted accommodation across Aotearoa. It also conducts a regular audit of its members operational quality.
If you are looking for activities or places to stay around Aotearoa, New Zealand, we recommend boutiquetravel.nz for expert-designed and personalised itineraries by the finest properties and top-rated tour operators of New Zealand.
Tripadvisor is one of the world’s most referenced resources for travellers worldwide. We were awarded a ‘Certifcate of Excellence’ in our very first year, and every subsequent year since opening. In 2023 were awarded TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice – Best of the Best which indictes we are in their top 1% of reviewed hotels and accommodation.
Moon Gate Villa is consistently rated #1 of Kerikeri Bed and Breakfasts, and top rated amongst all accommodation in the Bay of Islands.