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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Stylish, spacious house in a quiet street

 The house works perfectly for a large group, providing lovely space inside and out. Walking/biking distance to lakeside tracks parks and town with supermarket. An ideal property. 

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ONE OF TARAWERA'S MOST POPULAR HOLIDAY RENTALS

 Beautiful spot with gorgeous views. Very comfortable stay and very pleased with the option of cleaners afterwards. 

Timeless Classic Meets Retro

 Great size and facilities, will definately stay again! 

Beach Front Bach in Private Bay

 Perfect as usual, still excellent value and still on the beach! I'll keep coming back. 

Perrow street, Wanaka township

 Very clean and tidy, well equipped, with a lovely view and sunny location. 

Tui's Rest - Home away from home

 This was an excellent property to stay with a group. Multiple washing machines and two bathrooms made it great for a group. We did have problems getting the TV and DVDs to work but this may have been our lack of ability to follow instructions. Fantastic location. Loads of firewood provided to ensure we stayed warm. Would highly recommend