About Us

Your hosts Lynn and Kelvin Snell


Lynn is originally from Auckland and has travelled extensively. She left NZ young and spent 8 years living overseas in Australia, USA and the UK where she worked in the hospitality trade.  She returned to NZ to join our national airline, completing a thirty year career in 2016 to pursue her dream of running a Lodge. Lynn’s background means she understands the needs of customers and genuinely enjoys ensuring all expectations are exceeded. Having spent many years frequenting hotels with her work she understands how detail, quality and service are paramount in creating great impressions that last. She is passionate about the beautiful Coromandel and would love to share it with you.

Kelvin is originally from Whangarei and has a background in hotel management and hotel engineering spanning over his working career. He spent a number of years as Chief Engineer for large hotel groups in Auckland city. His passion for health and fitness saw him teaching group fitness classes and personal training for many years. He has an eye for detail and loves to ensure everything he does is with care and precision. Having a positive, enthusiastic nature has fuelled his desire to create a guest accomodation business of his own where he can exceed guest expectations.

Louie and Lyza are the resident friendly Labradoodles – if you would like to meet them please ask.

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