Terms and Conditions

Cooks Gate if hired for a private function We are not function planners. We can suggest local caterers, etc. If guest rooms are included in the hire they will be found prepared and ready for occupation however there is no resident room service or breakfast unless arranged. Our housekeeper will come into the bedrooms and ensuites after they are vacated.

The Lodge hall, Media room , reception area and kitchen will also be prepared and clean These areas should be left as they are found after the hire period is completed.

Caterers are expected to clean and pack away the supplied equipment , crockery  and cutlery etc when the function meal is completed. Barmen are asked to clean and pack away the glassware and leave the bar as they found it. There is a dishwasher machine to do this on a 30 minute cycle.

All refuse from the event should be removed to the bins bags and recycle containers provided . Please advise if you wish us to hire staff for this cleanup on your behalf.

A refundable bond of 1000 dollars for breakage and damage incurred is requested before the event.

Cooks Gate if hired for a private vacation. The whole property is included and your privacy is assured.

The management should be advised if extra guests are staying over during the rental. There is no daily housekeeping routine unless requested. Bedrooms are cleaned and changed every 3rd day or when requested. Gardeners may be in the grounds and the property manager can be easily reached if need be. Bring your boat, ample parking, Bring the pony if you wish, well fenced fields. Please enquire.

“Stunning views over cooks beach out to sea, lovely friendly owner, and the place is a wonderful piece of architecture. Thoroughly enjoyed the weekend here. Next door to Mercury bay winery for some nice...”

Dave Rouse

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