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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Sand Castles - Mount Maunganui Holiday Home

 Fantastic property!! Ideal for large groups!!! Has all the luxuries needed when on holiday... dishwasher, bbq, washing machine etc. Would Def recommend!! 

Large Downtown Family 5 Bdrm Residence-Full site

 Big house, loads of beds perfect for a large group of people. Central location in the Mount. Close to shops and 1 min walk to beach. Highly recommended. 

Large Family Home, Great for two families and dog

 We had the perfect holiday for our needs, across 3 generations. Our dog felt as welcome as us. Very homely and thank you for the special welcome treat which gave the kids a shriek of delight. Would love to visit again! 

Superb beachside house, spot the surf rolling in..

 The location was excellent. We could sit on the enclosed balcony and admire the view of the sea and the activities taking place.. Shops were right across the road which was brilliant if we needed something in a hurry. 

Large Downtown Family 5 Bdrm Residence-Full site

 Great location and lots of room for a large family or group. 

Large Downtown Family 5 Bdrm Residence-Full site

 We loved this batch. Great location, lots of room, clean and tidy. Will look to book again next time we are in the Mount! I have rated it 5 star for value, facilities and location. Thanks