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Get an overview of this hotelLuxury guesthouse with free breakfast and bar/lounge


Situated by the ocean, this luxury guesthouse is 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Matakana Weekend Market and within 6 mi (10 km) of Heron's Flight and Omaha Beach Golf Club. Warkworth Golf Club and Tawharanui Regional Park are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Property Features

This guesthouse features a bar/lounge, laundry facilities, and limo/town car service. Free full breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free manager's reception. Additionally, a library, express check-in, and express check-out are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 4 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and Select Comfort beds. Guests can enjoy deep soaking tubs, and other standard amenities include furnished patios, iPod docks, and refrigerators.

Takatu Lodge and Vineyard

518 Whitmore Road Matakana 0948

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Guests are offered a complimentary breakfast each morning and a complimentary manager's reception is offered on select days. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access.

This luxury guesthouse also offers a library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Total number of rooms - 4 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 2005 
  • Free reception 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Furnished patio 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Turndown service 
  • Free toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 

Where to Eat

A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning between 8 AM and 10 AM. The guesthouse offers a complimentary manager's reception on select days.

Light Supper Platter - Overlooking the ocean and garden, this restaurant serves breakfast only. Reservations are required.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site 

Spa Services

  • Massages 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 14 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 14 are welcome.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 150 per vehicle (one-way)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Takatu
  • Takatu Lodge
  • Takatu Lodge & Vineyard
  • Takatu Lodge & Vineyard Matakana
  • Takatu Vineyard
  • Takatu Vineyard Matakana

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the guesthouse prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 14 years old and younger are not permitted at this property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
  • Takatu Lodge and Vineyard is listed in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.

1, 2, 3, GO! Promotion

Book a stay in any room or rate category for travel anytime and receive the following:

  • 1st night: A bottle of Takatu’s award-winning wine
  • 2nd night: 2 tickets to the local Brick Bay Sculpture Trail (renowned New Zealand sculptors' works exhibited in a natural bush setting)
  • 3rd night: Hosted by the owners, a complimentary wine tasting of 1 of their award-winning wines, accompanied by an antipasti dish for 2 people
Offer is per room, per stay. Details are provided at check-in. Valid anytime, subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Guest & Hosted property is rated 5 stars.

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