Rydges Formosa Golf Resort

110 Jack Lachlan Drive, BeachlandsAuckland2571New Zealand
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About Rydges Formosa Golf Resort

Nestled on 440 acres of lush grounds in Beachlands, Formosa Golf Resort boasts an 18-hole golf course with stunning views of the scenic Waiheke Island, Hauraki Gulf, and Coromandel peninsula. Downtown Auckland and Auckland Botanic Gardens are within a 40-minute drive from the resort.

Overlooking the golf course or the distant islands, the villas are spacious and offer the conveniences of flat screen TV, DVD player, seating area, and private bathroom with deep-soaking tubs and hairdryer. Kitchenettes and patios are also fitted in all accommodations.

Along with a fitness centre, Formosa Golf Resort also has a covered driving range, conference and function rooms, and a business corner with free Wi-Fi access. Private parking is complimentary.

Featuring floor-to-ceiling walls, the Cascade Restaurant serves breakfast and lunch. Wide ranges of beverages are offered at the bar.

Rainbow's End theme park is 13 miles from the resort, while Westfield Manukau City Shopping Centre is 14 miles away.

Contact

110 Jack Lachlan Drive, Beachlands, Auckland, 2571, New Zealand
Telephone: +64(9)5365895 | Fax: +64(9)5365896 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Business center
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Elevator
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Wellness center / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Enormous Golf Course and Amazing Views

The golf course is incredibly large and challenging, therefore, fun to play. Guests also noted that the lush views of the golf course and the gardens coupled with the splendid views of the surrounding islands helped them relax during their stay.

Highly Spacious Villas

All of the villas are very comfortable to stay in! Each is spacious enough, with everything well-arranged so as to maximise the space. Moreover, the comfortable king-size beds ensured a great night’s sleep.

Fast and Convenient Check-in

Checking-in at the resort is a breeze since the procedure is very simple and fast, allowing guests to go immediately to their rooms after a tiring travel. Additionally, there are also moments when early check-ins are allowed for the guests’ convenience.

Negative Reviews

On-site Restaurant Closes Early

The dining room closes very early, and this is as an inconvenience as the resort does not offer room service. Additionally, the nearest restaurant is a 15-minute drive away- something that guests are not willing to go through for dinner.

Cleanliness Issues

Guests indicated that the lack of proper maintenance within the property is very obvious. Cigarette butts are all over the area and the gardens are clearly in need of weeding. The floors also require mopping and sweeping.

Noisy and Malfunctioning Air Conditioners

Each room is equipped with an air conditioner to make the temperature bearable. However, guests encountered problems with the air conditioning, citing that the units can get very noisy at times, and that there are moments when they do not function at all.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 59 reviews across the web
7.9 /10
  • Expedia
    8.2 /10
  • Hotels.com
    8.6 /10
  • Other Sources
    7.6 /10
7.9 out of 10 based on 59 reviews