The lodge which is located in the Matakana "slow food" district & is highly regarded for its stylish interior.
Pic# 5 shows the entrance and the owner who is in attendance and has information on the area & knows the surrounding area very well.
Pic# 7 depicts the common dining area and its floor made from natural stone. Takatu Lodge has a dynamic and very impressive open feeling. The lodge is surrounded by vines and the wine is considered by wine buffs to be very superior.
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