Karma Guesthouse – Kerikeri
KARMA Guesthouse is located in Kerikeri central to the Bay of Islands. We are within walking distance to Marsden Winery and only 3 minutes by car to Ake Ake Winery, Cottle Hill Winery and Kerikeri Airport. It is also just 3 minutes driving into Kerikeri town with all the Cafes, Restaurants, Shops and Historic Places like the Stone Store, the oldest building in New Zealand and the beautiful Rainbow Falls. Also heading into town you will pass the Old Packhouse Market open only on Saturdays from 8.00 am to 1.30 pm and across the road you can indulge yourself at the Makana Chocolate Factory and the Makana Café.
Paihia with its buzzing night life, the beaches and the ferry to Russel is only 15 minutes driving away.
Also offering the wide variety of cruises and activities.
The Cape Reinga lighthouse is a 3 hours drive or if you prefer a day’s tour by bus along 90 Mile Beach. The famous West Coast is 90 minutes driving to Opononi with the giant sand dunes and the infamous Kauri trees Tane Mahuta and Matua Ngahere and the Four Sisters.
On arrival to KARMA guesthouse you drive through numerous beautiful Olive trees which will make you feel like being in the Mediterranean. KARMA Guesthouse was completed in 2010 to high building standards using mostly tilted concrete. The house is built like the letter “H”. Its open plan living and the water cascade in front of the widely opening entrance door are sure to impress. Our 2 bed rooms are spacious and in a separate wing for more privacy for our guests. The bathroom for these 2 bedrooms has a shower and a free standing Victorian style bath tub. There is second separate toilet in the other wing of the house in case the other bathroom is occupied. The beautiful tropical garden and a huge conservatory with a big fire place will make your stay unforgettable. The conservatory is also your TV-Room where you can watch NETFLIX, YouTube or DVD.
We will serve a fabulous continental breakfast. Only fresh produce will find its way onto your breakfast table. Wherever possible we try to source our food locally. Sit outside and enjoy your breakfast listening to the bird song or have a good time inside at the massive Teak table – wallowing in the homely atmosphere of the house.
For the coffee lovers: We have an Italian Coffee Machine which grinds the coffee freshly every time you press the button. Guests who prefer juice for breakfast can (depending on the season) have a freshly squeezed Orange juice from our small orchard. During the weekends you can dine with us. Depending on the meal it will be $15.00 to $20.00 per person.
There is ample of parking directly in front of the house and YES there is free unlimited WIFI in most parts of the house and in the conservatory
Airport pick up is available by prior arrangement.
KARMA Guesthouse is not suitable for children. Smoking is prohibited inside the house. No pets.
Your German born host Markus will look after all your needs and help you to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.
We strongly believe that in these days there is a huge gap between nature and us. Therefore we try to make the stay for our guests as healthy and relaxing as possible. Hence we have no TV’s in the bedrooms.
Our Guesthouse is very different to what you might have seen before. Although there is all the comfort of modern civilisation in the house, we will try to make you rest for a little while. It is our goal to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.
Low Season from 1 May to 31 October – $135.00 per room
No Credit Card Fees. If you intend to stay more than 5 nights we can offer extra discount.
Check In 2.00 pm to 7.00 pm. We try to accommodate your needs outside these hours if possible.
Check Out 11.00 am
We try to accommodate your needs outside these hours if possible.
Because we are a small business, short term cancellations would affect us severely.
Please do understand that we therefore have to adhere to a strict cancellation policy.
28 days out = 25% of the total booking cost and 7 days or less out = 100% of total booking cost.
However if we are able to rebook you will not incurred with these charges.