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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

The Lodge on Waiheke - Stay Waiheke

 The property was very impressive with large open kitchen and lounge area opening onto a large deck as well as another kitchen and lounge just next door. It has 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms as well as a loft for extra accommodation if needed. BBQ and tables, furniture and great sound system. Everything was catered for including dishes to prepare food right down to coffee & tea. Really fabulous Lodge for a big group for a relaxed and enjoyable weekend away with friends!!! 

  • JeannieMoffat
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Waikite Valley Lodge

 The place was great, great proximity to the hot pools, and a really nice place. Would definately recomend. 

Valhalla - Stay Waiheke

 Property was perfect for what we wanted. Somewhere close to the beach, but great entertaining space for us to relax and enjoy the views and have dinner. Kitchen was also large enough for 2 or 3 of us to prepare food and chat with those outside enjoying the pool and those inside chilling out, so never feeling left out. Great property, we'll be back! 

  • PhilWNZ
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Bach and / or cottage - you decide

 Fabulous 

Bach and / or cottage - you decide

 Fabulous 

Stunning Award Winning Twin Ocean View Beach House

 When looking for a house to rent, we had one simple brief-to find the best rental house in the North Island that sleeps 15 people. I scoured every rental, across every site, and Oke Beach House was the cream that rose to the top. We had very high expectations before arrival, and they were, without fail, exceeded. The house is fully equipped to the highest standard,and setting is mind blowing. I unreservedly recommend this house, and have no doubt a number of those who stayed will return