Bach or holiday home | Turangi | #7579
Charming character kiwi bach beside Cherry Tree Reserve - 1/2 minute walk to the Tongariro River - excellent fishing, fabulous walks, mountain bike tracks - quiet laid-back holidaying, or full-on activities if you prefer:
White water rafting, 18 hole golf course, horse trekking, hot pools and fascinating Trout Hatchery all nearby.
Mountain Views, 1/2 hour to ski field, 1/2 hour to Taupo. 20 minutes to start of Tongariro Crossing - one of the top 5 one-day treks in the world! 5 minute drive to Tokaanu boat ramp on Lake Taupo.
Great local cafes - world class coffee & food available at The Creel (almost next door), rock climbing wall, swimming pool complex, mini golf, comprehensive supermarket all in walking distance.
Bach has grunty woodburner providing unlimited hot water; electric blankets on some beds, duvets & pillows supplied, but you will need your own sheets, pillowcases and towels.
Several board games for the children. The pantry is full of all the staple items - Tea, Coffee, Milo, flour, sugar etc. You are welcome to use anything you find. We only ask that if you finish something in the pantry, please replace it. Washing powder and dishwasher powder, detergent etc are all there.
We have some very 'rustic' ancient bicycles in the shed you can use. Ample parking for boats and cars.
Please note: This is a cosy, quirky family bach - not a sterile 'hotel style' accommodation.
Special conditions: 2 night minimum stay. BOOK FOR 7 NIGHTS & ONLY PAY FOR 6! 1/2 Deposit payable on confirmation of rental - balance payable before rental period begins, unless otherwise negotiated - Direct Credit to our bank account. Strictly no smoking inside bach - thanks. Guests not to exceed 8 - it places too much strain on the bathroom facilities! Linen is available on request @ $25 per person.
1 x Mattress/Futon/Air bed
1 x Queen bed
1 x Single bed
2 x Single bed
1 x King bed
AA Smartfuel: Get 10c/litre fuel discount when you book and stay at this property for TWO nights or more [More info]
Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 7 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night.
|Rate period||Week day||Weekend/Holiday|
27-Sep-16 to 27-Dec-17
|2 night minimum stay|
*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.
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The location is fantastic if you want to go for a trout fish or a walk. At the time we went it was a little cold but there was plenty of fire wood available. We did have 4 kids with us & found the bedrooms quite cold. No heaters for the rooms were available for our use. The fire place once cranking kept the lounge cozy as.
The batch had good features but was let down by the following: 1. The place was dirty. I don't mean a bit of dust on the lampshade, but surfaces greasy, the bathroom not cleaned, crockery dirty and the mattress protectors on the beds too disgusting to mention 2. Unusable junk in the kitchen. Just because it's a batch doesn't mean you should kit the kitchen out with relics from the 70s. A measly $200 at Kmart would fix this issue. The microwave was unusable. Shouldn't have to clean on arrival!
Well I guess it takes all sorts! 1. There is a difference between old & dirty - yes the bach is old but no, it is not dirty. It is thoroughly cleaned after every guest, including the bathroom, crockery & other 'unusable junk in the kitchen.' The mattress protectors are relatively new. 2. Plastic from K Mart may well be this guest's personal taste - it is not ours.