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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Eagle Retreat luxury accommodation

 Accommodation was very comfortable for me and my guests. We are very impressed by the cleanliness and the available amenities of the house. The proximity of the bach is very accessible to the best spots in Rotorua. Cindy you're a star. Thanks a lot. I highly recommend your place. One of my friends will be booking your place soon. 

Panoramic Pukawa getaway

 Fabulous stay awsome views wanted to bring the fireplace home with us.we will be back. Thankyou Kirsty an carla 

Rest & Relax @ Lake Okareka - stylish + modern

 Perfect!! Everything you could need or want. Very comfortable bedding and high quality sheets and furnishings. Great location and fantastic hosts! 

Perrow street, Wanaka township

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

Perrow street, Wanaka township

 Very nice holiday home. All 4 of us that stayed liked the property. Had everything we needed (except wifi) . Close to town with stunning views. Very nice. Would book again. Thanks 

~ Koru Cottage ~ Romantic Riverside Hideaway

 Another lovey stay at this wonderful relaxing hideaway. Highly recommended for anyone wanting to have a relaxing get away surrounded by nature. Very well set up with everything you need to have a wonderful time away. Will be back again when we need a break away from the farm.