We are ecstatic to have received Tripadvisor’s top 1% hotels award – Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best 2023. We have been awarded the “Certificate of Excellent/Travellers’ Choice” award every year since we opened.
Bay of Islands: Moon Gate Villa
Moon Gate Villa is one of the Bay of Islands’ finest, hosted accommodation. Discover more about our gardens, our accommodation and our services.
This year we were a featured garden in the 2022 Kerikeri Garden Safari. This saw us preparing our gardens from mid-winter, so be ready for a stunning display for the last weekend of October. Was it all worth it?
As we near September and the days start getting longer, clear blue skies remind us that Spring is just around the corner. Piwakakwakas (fantails) dance on the lawns and scold us from their nests in the trees.
We often travel with our two dogs ourselves and we know it can be hard to find somewhere nice to stay – along with your fur baby. They deserve 5 star treament too!
Here at Moon Gate, Rob has been pottering away at an online version of our guest information for longer than he cares to admit. The need to ensure our guest rooms were extra spic and span meant that Rob needed his little online compendium project to move from ‘work in progress’ to ‘done and dusted’ quick smart.
We’re introducing ‘Breakfast in Bed’ for that extra special morning.
The world of Moon Gate Villa was turned upside down when within a week New Zealand’s borders were closed, our guests all departed and we had 2 days to get ourselves and our lives in order before embarking on four weeks of lockdown in a bid to stamp out Covid-19. Here’s how it all unfolded.
This month regular Air New Zealand customers may have noticed a rather grand article featuring the Bay of Islands -...
We are often greeted with huge smiles (the ladies) and barely contained disappointment (the guys) when we tell them: ‘no – we don’t have Sky and Sky Sports channels’ available on our in-room TV service.
The Kerikeri Garden Safari for 2015 has been and gone, and what a delight it was! The weekend weather was almost...