Fully self contained studio unit ideal for couples

Homestay | Mt Maunganui | #32863

9.7/10 (26 ratings)
  • 2 Guests
  • Studio
  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Only a short walk to Tay Street Beach Cafe and the patrolled Tay Street beach
  • Beautifully appointed with all linen etc. included - all guests need to pack is their clothes

John and Sarah are the property owners and live upstairs although our intention is that Downstairs @ Ours is more of a self-contained unit than it is a homestay although obviously we are here to answer any questions our guests may have re local attractions, recommended eateries etc.

When we have guests we'll still be coming and going as per our normal routines so you will see and hear us while you're here - much like you would 'other' guests were you staying at an actual motel.

Every New Zealander and overseas visitor to our fantastic country should experience the Mount over summer - it boasts one of the best beaches in the world and has a climate that ensures that everyone can enjoy that beach for many months of the year. We have some wonderful eateries, all of which are walkable from our place and the retail stores downtown are predominantly small independently owned businesses which is such a refreshing change from the massive chain stores that now seem to dominate retail globally.

Last but not least we have the Mount itself - it's an exerciser's dream in our back yard - it's free and you can walk up it or round it, you can fish from it's beaches and keen para-gliders even jump off it.

Having lived at the Mount for 10 years we still consider ourselves very lucky to live in this piece of paradise and look forward to sharing it with others.

Special conditions: Although set up predominantly for couples only, should couples with a young child/baby require accommodation we are happy to accept these bookings however guests would need to bring their own port-a-cot or similar. Smoking allowed outside only


  • Dishwasher
  • Easy access
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • TV

Bed layouts

  • Studio Unit

    Combined living/sleeping area,The unit includes a queen bed, 2.5 seater couch, TV and entertainment unit, dining table and chairs and kitchenette - bathroom is separate.

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning FREE (included); Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Peak Season
15-Dec-17 to 08-Oct-18
$150/night $180/night
2 night minimum stay
Default Tariff
09-Oct-18 to 15-Mar-19
$150/night $180/night

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (26)

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  • We have stayed at this property several times and will do again

    We have stayed at this property several times and will do again. The location is great for us and the property has everything we need. It is presented immaculately and the facilities are great.

    GarrySm2 100%|7x Oct 2017

  • Great location, beautifully presented studio, warm, light, great bed, just a lovely...

    Great location, beautifully presented studio, warm, light, great bed, just a lovely home from home! 10/10 100% recommend.

    ClaireAndIan 100%|2x Oct 2017

  • Immaculate studio unit! Really good location and easy to find

    Immaculate studio unit! Really good location and easy to find. Only downside was we could hear what was going on upstairs and in the neighbouring homes. Wasnt too loud though. Would definitely stay there again!

    SSoole 100%|2x Aug 2017

  • Great location

    Great location. Immaculate property with owners who communicate very effectively.

    Rewalk 100%|3x Aug 2017

  • Perfect location for us

    Perfect location for us. Our granddaughter was playing in a squash tournament only 5 minutes walk away. Short drive to supermarket and a very pleasant walk to downtown Mount Maunganui. Unit was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed.

    LaurieBr2 100%|124x Aug 2017

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