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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Waituna Bach has a magical charm.

 The setting, the privacy, the easy access. We also liked the extra touches like the coffee etc along with the spa towels and clean amenities. 

Waituna Bach has a magical charm.

 It was great quality for what we paid for it. 

Waituna Bach has a magical charm.

 Great location and very nice Bach! 

Waituna Bach has a magical charm.

 Great bach, clean and tidy. Excellent value for money. Very helpful and friendly hosts. Fantastic location to explore the Wairarapa and enjoy Martinborough from. Thank you 

Whare Kohatu Homestay - Luxury among the Vines

 Great place to stay set in a piece of paradise. Brenda, Jeff and Cookie were lovely generous hosts. Very relaxed, easy and hospitable. Perfect for taking your overseas guests too. 

Ngaipu Station Cottage

 Remote, quiet, lovely countryside, nice welcoming hosts. 

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