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Recent Guest Comments for properties on this page

Luxury Cottage with Spa Pool

 This cottage is amazing !!! Best value for money place we have found :) and it is in the most beautiful setting, complete with so many extras to make your stay very special. Only thing is, check about the outside room if you are wanting to use it as sadly it wasn't suitable for us. The spa was magic and we were very welcomed - will be coming back again :) 

HOBSON CHALET DELIGHT private sunny lovely views

 We loved our stay at the this home! Clean, quiet and private and having the car was a total bonus! Will definitely book again. 

Unwind and refresh beachfront at One Tree Point

 nice and tidy extremely comfortable location was great 

HOBSON CHALET DELIGHT private sunny lovely views

 Great location, set in the bush at Onetangi & not too far from the lovely Onetangi beach. The house is comfortable & has all that is needed for a great stay. Not having to bring any linen (sheets or towels) was a bonus as was having access to the Honda CRV. The steep drive would be a challenge for less competent drivers, especially in the wet. Overall an excellent place to stay, thanks for the opportunity 

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'Orewa Sunrise' - Cliff Top Beach House

 Best view EVER! 

piha beach lounge, overlooking the tasman sea

 Charming property nestled on Garden Road, with stunning view to North Piha beach. (I've now stayed there three times.)