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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Taupo Lakehouse on Heuheu Street

 The house was very clean and welcoming. As we arrived very late at night, the security lighting was welcome and made accessing the property very easy. Fantastic view of the mountains and some of the lake from the deck and two of the bedrooms/lounge. Lovely home. Kids loved the selection of board games and the reclining seats in the lounge! Very central location. 

Magical Waterfront Property in Delightful Location

 We loved our stay here and the owners were communicative and helpful at all times. It was the small inclusions like linens, the BBQ and kayaks which really made it a trouble free and enjoyable experience for us. Highly reccomended. 

Punanga - Waterfront Cottage in Quiet Location

 The view is ever-changing and beautiful. Decks are well placed so you can enjoy all the view and garden has to offer. Friendly local birds are a bonus. Comfy beds and well arranged living/dining & kitchen areas. Lovely place to relax, with many walking tracks nearby, if you can tear yourself away from the property. Beach access is well constructed. Great family getaway. 

No. 19 - New 1 bedroom cottage in rural setting

 It was lovely, quiet, comfortable and clean. Malcolm was an awesome host. Both beds are comfortable. A lot of thought has gone in to making this a fantastic place to stay. Would recommend to everyone. Close enough to go to New Plymouth too. 

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absolute beachfront cute modern bach ...  wow

 Property was clean and tidy. Lovely views and beach seconds from the house. Lots of lovely decking for outside entertaining. Being able to bring our dog Milly was an extra bonus. Would stay at at this property again. 

Acacia Bay Apartment

 Once again a relaxed and comfortable stay at the very private and well equipped apartment. Highly recommended!!