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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Quiet Rural Cottage in the Heart of the Waikato

 Warm and inviting would definitely recommend this to others. Lovely location. Thanks 

Quiet Rural Cottage in the Heart of the Waikato

 We loved our stay, the place is very tidy, and the farm is peaceful. We had lots of fun chilling in the outdoor area. My dog also had a great time playing with the owner's dog, and stalking cows. Definitely would love to come back again! 

Quiet Rural Cottage in the Heart of the Waikato

 Nice little place. Friendly welcome. 

Quiet Rural Cottage in the Heart of the Waikato

 We loved staying here! The location is quiet and peaceful and every detail has been carefully thought out. From the fresh towels and a brand new shower, to fresh milk in the fridge and cookies in the kitchen, everything was perfect! The place is very cosy and the perfect spot to unwind.We felt very relaxed staying here and thought it was fantastic value for money!This place is a gem and we'll definitely be back again! Thanks Ginni! 

Quiet Rural Cottage in the Heart of the Waikato

 Great accommodation with an excellent outdoor area, private & in a beautiful location, highly recommendable We needed a Cot & High Chair for our 1y.o daughter which Ginney had ready for us, Thank you. 

Quiet Rural Cottage in the Heart of the Waikato

 Lovely country setting up a tree lined driveway. Close enough to town, far enough away. Well appointed property with doves to keep you company