10 Best Boutique Accommodation in the Coromandel
10 Best Boutique Accommodation in the Coromandel

10 Best Boutique Accommodation in the Coromandel

© Waihi Beach Paradise Resort

Boutique Lodges and B&Bs in the Coromandel

Swap the bustling motels and hustling holiday parks for a more relaxing stay at one of the Coromandel’s boutique accommodations. From luxury lodges to quaint B&Bs, there are boutique stays in the Coromandel to suit a range of styles and budgets. Beachfront self-catering accommodation to eco-lodges in remote valleys are all on the cards for travellers seeking a tranquil escape. So, compare your options in this list of the best boutique accommodation in the Coromandel.

For more advice on travelling the Coromandel, take a look at The Complete Guide to the Coromandel.

1. Hush Boutique Accommodation

Connect with nature at the forest-nestled Hush Boutique Accommodation just outside of Coromandel Town. The motel-style accommodation offers a small selection of cabins, each with hot drink-making facilities, an ensuite, and super-soft bedding and towels. Make your meals in the communal undercover alfresco kitchen and dining area. We also list this accommodation in the 10 Best Romantic Accommodation in the Coromandel.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in the Coromandel© Hush Boutique Accommodation

2. Lady Bowen Bed & Breakfast

Enjoy a homely and affordable stay at the Lady Bowen Bed & Breakfast. Set in a historic villa in the town of Thames, this boutique B&B accommodation offers affordable rooms for solo travellers, couples, friends travelling together and even the odd family. Guests are free to make use of the tea/coffee-making facilities and are treated to a continental breakfast buffet each morning. See more like this in the 10 Best Accommodation in the Coromandel for Foodies.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in the Coromandel© Lady Bowen Bed & Breakfast

3. Sunlover Retreat

A sun-drenched boutique B&B in the seaside town of Tairua, Sunlover Retreat is the ultimate getaway for couples. Enjoy the views of the Tairua Estuary from your slipper bath, walk onto your balcony overlooking the town and ocean, and feel comfortable in the modern and cultural decor at this accommodation that has just two guest rooms.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in the Coromandel© Sunlover Retreat

4. Waihi Beach Paradise Resort

Experience Waihi Beach from a premium home-away-from-home accommodation at the Waihi Beach Paradise Resort. There are just two spacious modern units with a 10m (30ft) lap pool, two spa pools and just seconds away from the beach, as well as a boutique cottage with two bedrooms. Whichever you pick, you’re free to use one of the courtesy bikes to ride into town or cook for your loved ones in the spacious kitchens including the all-important dishwasher! See more accommodation like this in the 10 Best Family Accommodation in the Coromandel.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in the Coromandel© Waihi Beach Paradise Resort

5. Brenton Lodge

For a luxury stay in the Coromandel, set your sights on Brenton Lodge. Amidst manicured gardens are an outdoor pool, expansive decks and unbeatable scenery of Whangamata. Stay in one of the romantic cottages or retreat to one of the bright and tastefully-decorated suites inside the lodge itself. Breakfast is served each morning either alfresco on the deck or privately in your cottage. See more like this in the 10 Best Luxury Accommodation in the Coromandel.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in the Coromandel© Brenton Lodge

6. Atea Lodge

Take in the incredible views of Waiheke Island and the Hauraki Gulf from the elevated location of Atea Lodge. Sitting 122m (400ft) high on the Tokatea Mountains, just a five-minute drive from Coromandel Town, the boutique Atea Lodge offers three luxury suites, which are separate from the communal guest lounge with a billiards table and an outdoor bath where you can relax among nature.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in the Coromandel© Atea Lodge

7. Cooks Gate

Perched on the hilltops of Mercury Bay, near highlights like Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach, Cooks Gate benefits from tremendous views of Cooks Beach village and out to sea. The villa boasts five unique rooms, from the book-lined Library Suite to the fully open-plan Captains Cabin with a freestanding bathtub. The whole villa is also available to hire.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in the Coromandel© Cooks Gate

8. Te Puru Beach Lodge

Stay on the beachfront just a short drive from Thames at Te Puru Beach Lodge. Not only is the lodge situated by a picturesque river but it has the beach and views of the Hauraki Gulf and the Firth of Thames on its doorstep. So, stay in one of the three available suites where breakfast is included and meals are available to purchase. Guests are free to use the accommodation’s kayaks and surfcasting rods and bait.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in the Coromandel© Te Puru Beach Lodge

9. Earthbridge

A lovingly handcrafted eco-lodge in the Maratoto Valley, Earthbridge is the ultimate boutique accommodation in the Coromandel to connect with nature. The lodge has two guest rooms with queen beds where guests will find a library, mosaic-tiled bathrooms and wood, earth and stone features throughout. You’ll stay off the grid where the log fire, underfloor heating and sunny conservatory keeps the place warm whatever the season.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in the Coromandel© Earthbridge

10. 970 Lonely Bay Lodge

A couple of minutes walk from Cooks Beach near Whitianga and nestled in native bush, 970 Lonely Bay Lodge is an exclusively adult-only boutique accommodation. Each of the four luxurious suites have their unique charms, from the Purangi Suit with bi-fold doors leading to a private deck to the light-filled Atrium Suite. Common spaces in the lodge include a library, lounge and dining area and landscaped gardens.

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10 Best Boutique Accommodation in the Coromandel© 970 Lonely Bay Lodge


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in New Zealand over 10 years ago and with a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to travel New Zealand. She knows Aotearoa inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience New Zealand’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides and is the co-host of NZ Pocket Guide’s live New Zealand travel Q&As on YouTube.

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