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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Stunning mountain and river view chalet

 Superb location overlooking the gorge with views to Mt Hutt. The bach is comfortable and well equipped. 

Luxurious Villa with stunning Mountain Views

 Perfect Location for golf and view. Friendly owner. 

Stunning mountain and river view chalet

 Great place, great location, clean, tidy, comfortable, wonderful view, well appointed kitchen and bathrooms plus games, DVD's and TV etc. Wayne, the property manager, was friendly and helpful and introduced himself. We couldn't get the DVD to work was our only issue. 

Historic Miner's Cottage - Lovingly Restored

 Lovely cottage near the mountains, would stay again! 

Historic Miner's Cottage - Lovingly Restored

 Charming cottage and very comfortable. We enjoyed our stay here especially as it is next to Hakatere Conservation Area, a beautiful wilderness. 

Historic Miner's Cottage - Lovingly Restored

 The cottage has a pleasant feel about it and we enjoyed a relaxed family break. It is conveniently located, being a short walk to the shop, pub etc.It is an easy drive to many interesting activities. Property was clean and in pleasant surroundings