Lodging, Bed and Breakfast, Guest Accommodation, Holiday Rooms, Pensions and Hotels in Kerikeri

Heated swimming pool, terrace and gardens
Exclusive Guest Lounge
Premium Suite Bathroom
Premium Suite guest terrace
Premium King Suite
The Summer Cottage
One of our three water features and guest terrace
Breakfast overlooking the gardens

Moon Gate Villa

Property number 62949

Sleep in the Curl of Cupid's Bow

8 guests in 4 bedrooms | Category * * * * *

Commissioned by a romance novelist and designed in the shape of cupid’s bow by an award winning architect; this is a unique, modern villa with waterfalls and reflective pools. Each super king suite offers luxury linens, en-suite, bar fridge, satellite TV, private indoor and outdoor seating. Guest facilities include free wi-fi Internet, heated swimming pool and exclusive guest lounge. Breakfast may be enjoyed overlooking our gardens. We offer in-house dining, or you may simple choose to explore the many local restaurants and cafes Kerikeri is famous for. Only 15 minutes to the waterside attractions of Paihia and Russell, and within half hours’ drive to Northland’s famous beaches, diving and surf coast; we make an ideal central base for touring the natural, historic and cultural sights of the Bay of Islands.


Lionel Chambers
Lionel brings to Moon Gate Villa his unique Maori perspective on life in New Zealand and beyond. A true kiwi host he will be delighted to recommend touring options for those wishing to experience genuine Maori culture in the Bay of Islands & beyond.

Languages spoken are English Maori


  • Historic
  • Quiet
  • Rural
  • Seaside
  • Small Town
462 Kerikeri Road Kerikeri Bay of Islands, New Zealand 0293
Kerikeri is the most northerly of Bay of Islands towns, and is famous for its art community, orchards, wineries and restaurants. Moon Gate Villa is within walking distance of the village centre. Close by the historic Kerikeri Basin and Inlet, art shops, Rainbow Falls, and the famous Puketi forests with its magnificent Kauri trees and rare native birdlife. The tourist town of Paihia is 15 minutes away.

Latitude -35.225842643892, Longitude 173.97100001667

Facilities & Services

On Property
  • Breakfast Included
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Garden
  • Gay Friendly
  • Home Produce
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool
  • Views
  • Angling
  • Beach
  • Entertainment
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • River
  • Water Sports
3 private suites (with own entrances) all overlook our beautiful formal 1.5 acre gardens. Suites have wide screen TVs, private bathrooms, tea and coffee facilities. A full breakfast and inhouse movies are available to the Villa suites. A kitchenette and breakfast basket is provided to the cottage suite. All have access to free Wifi Internet, and our heated swimming pool.


A credit card number is required to confirm a reservation. No charge will be placed until the reservation date. MasterCard, Visa, AMEX, EFTPOS, cash and bank transfers are accepted as payment. All tariffs are quoted include 15% government Goods and Service Tax. We require 7 days’ notice of cancellation or a reduction of your reservation. Cancellations within the 7 day period will incur a 30% fee; and within 3 days or less, 100% of the total fee.

Premium Suite (Double)

Super King size bed with luxury linen in a generously sized suite. Bar fridge, private lounge with desk and satellite TV, DVD. Outdoor seating and direct access to the pool/gardens. Luxurious bath with separate shower in ensuite; walk-in robes. A full breakfast is included, as well as free Wifi Internet, and In-house movies.
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • En Suite Bathroom
  • Fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • Minimum 1 night
  • Non Smoking
  • Size 37 (m2)
  • Sleeps 3
  • TV
High275.00 NZD
Low250.00 NZD

Deluxe Suite (Double/Twin)

Super King size bed with luxury linens, overlooking a private courtyard. Bar fridge, private lounge seating, outdoor seating, direct access to the swimming pool/gardens. Separate ensuite bathroom. A full breakfast is included, as well as free Wifi Internet, and In-house movies.
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • En Suite Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • Minimum 1 night
  • Non Smoking
  • Size 30 (m2)
  • Sleeps 2
  • TV
High245.00 NZD
Low220.00 NZD

Deluxe Suite (Triple)

Two bedroom suite with shared ensuite bathroom, ideal for a party of three. Super King size bed or 2 kings singles with luxury linens, second bedroom featuring king single bed and own TV . Bar fridge, private lounge seating, outdoor seating overlooking private courtyard, direct access to the swimming pool/gardens. A full breakfast is included, as well as free Wifi Internet, and In-house movies.
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • En Suite Bathroom
  • Fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • Minimum 1 night
  • Non Smoking
  • Size 38 (m2)
  • Sleeps 3
  • TV
High305.00 NZD
Low280.00 NZD

The Summer Cottage (Double)

Our self-contained cottage is nestled in a corner of our gardens, with its own outlook and verandah. Queen bed, satellite TV. A kitchenette and dining area allows for light catering. Free WiFi is available in the guest lounge. A daily breakfast basket is provided.
  • Aircon
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • En Suite Bathroom
  • Fan
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • Kitchen/Self Catering
  • Minimum 1 night
  • Non Smoking
  • Size 31 (m2)
  • Sleeps 2
  • TV
High160.00 NZD
Low135.00 NZD

Guest Book
26 May 2019

16 Aug 2012
Thank you for your great hospitality, your warmth, the really helpful advice, the cholocates and flowers every night! We had an awesome stay in your beautiful paradise.

11 Mar 2012
We have stayed at dozens of B&Bs in the USA and abroad, and Moon Gate has now moved to the top of our list of favorites... the dearest hosts imaginable, and countless special touches .. an extraodinary find.

26 Feb 2012
It's like an Irish home; full of atmosphere and glorious food, friendly animals.

18 Nov 2011
Truly a new treasure to add to the Kerikeri trove!

10 Nov 2011
You made us feel very much at home in your beautiful property and put a smile on our faces…

02 Nov 2011
It’s nice to know there are still people who take pleasure in doing special things and making others feel good…

12 Oct 2011
We loved our stay here, and will definitely be back..!

06 Oct 2011
Warm atmosphere and gorgeous property … making us feel so welcome and the feeling never went away.

03 Sep 2011
What a stunning property.

30 Aug 2011
Fantastic property, beautiful room and great hosts. Loved it all!