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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Revell Street House.

 My three children and I really enjoyed our two nights stay at the house in Revell Street. The directions were clear and we had no trouble finding the place. The location was fantastic with the beach right outside the back gate and town a short walk away. The house was warm, clean, modernised and comfortable and had everything we needed......except smoke alarms, which was a bit concerning. Other than that I would definitely recommend staying there. 

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Revell Street House.

 Wonderful location with back yard opening out to beach and short walk to town. Lovely clean and modernised home. 

Peaceful Comfortable Rural Cottage

 Stunning grounds set the mood for a relaxed restful stay. The location was ideal as a base for exploring the local area. Thoroughly enjoyable. 

Blueskin bay cottage, at low tide, collect cockles

 Loved the way the cottage was decorated.Very warm with heat pump and lovely view.Definitely will and have already recommended to others :) 

Homely Twizel Reatreat

 Great house, well set up, nice and warm. We wished we had planned and booked for an extra night or two! Great to be able to take the dog - loved it! 

AROHA COTTAGE almost beachfront

 Excellent location in walking distance from Kina beach and the most beautiful sunsets and sunrises if you can get up in time!