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Buffalo Lodge - nestled in 5 acres of New Zealand bush

Buffalo Lodge - nestled in 5 acres of New Zealand bush

buffalo lodge epitomises some of the best that New Zealand has to offer.


Nestled in a lush five-acre bush setting on a hillside, it offers a stunning view of the islands of the Hauraki Gulf.


Only two and a half kilometres north of Coromandel town, this modern, architect-designed pole house not only provides quality accommodation, it is also an art gallery, exhibiting paintings by owner Evelyne Siegrist.


As a country retreat buffalo lodge has lifted the standard for homestays, winning the New Zealand tourism Award for Best Homestay soon after opening. buffalo lodge provides a friendly, intimate and soothing atmosphere that enables you to feel immediately relaxed and at home.


Buffalo Lodge lounge and dining area

Buffalo Lodge lounge and dining area

The lodge offers a tranquil sanctuary where you can observe native birdlife, and admire the beautiful native bush, sea views and magical sunsets.


The lodge has four bedrooms, three of which have their own sun deck. Each has its own ensuite.


buffalo lodge is the perfect base for exploring the the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula. The drive up to Port Jackson is just stunning.


Or you can do the round trip to Whitianga, taking in Hot Water beach, Cathedral Cove and New Chums beach on the way. 


Or you can just chill out in Coromandel Town and enjoy our local restaurants and attractions like the world famous Driving Creek Railway and Pottery, the Gold Stamper Battery, the Waterworks, art and craft galleries, or stroll through some of our beautiful gardens. 


Evelyne knows the Coromandel inside out, and is very happy to help plan your day.

Continental Breakfast

Getting started with breakfast

Getting started with breakfast


Enjoy a luxury breakfast at buffalo lodge in a spacious dining room with magnificent views over the Coromandel hills.


Help yourself to home-made jams and marmalade, home-made muesli, yoghurt and freshly baked croissants. Fresh free-range eggs may be available when Evelyne's pet hens oblige.


Even the coffee is freshly roasted in-house.


Evelyne can also supply gluten-free breakfasts on request.


For lunch and dinner, Coromandel Town has some excellent restaurants that cater for a wide range of tastes and budgets.