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    Sunkist Guesthouse

    506 Brown Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
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    • Excellent31%
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Unbelievably rude owner, strict check-in procedure and horrendously overpriced. This is not a good representation of kiwi hospitality. Save yourself a lot of hassle and just don’t bother! This place is a complete joke.More

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    Response from Cheryl C, Owner at Sunkist GuesthouseResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review, I am at a loss as to why you did not enjoy your stay. My only recollection is annoyance from yourselves when asked for ID which is standard procedure every where in the world. I apologize if you found us...More

    Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

    Very cheap and old, but offcourse in a good way. Don't get surprised if you getting a feeling of been on an overnight visit at your old grandparets house. The building have been used as hotel for 150 years, and have a special charm. The...More

    Thank Chrizz S
    Reviewed 29 May 2017

    This is the worst place I have ever stayed in my year in New Zealand. There is a strict check in procedure that closes at 8pm and it is not possible to check in after this time. I was stuck in Auckland traffic on my...More

    Thank RebeccaM001
    Response from Cheryl C, Owner at Sunkist GuesthouseResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review, I am sorry you had such an unpleasant experience with check-in. We close at 8.00 pm & ask that check-ins are completed by 7.30 pm & only make exceptions for late flights ,accidents & illness, because of staffing problems &...More

    Reviewed 23 May 2017

    Arrived and enquired about accommodation with no prior booking (bed and breakfast). Not a problem! Had a queen room, shared amenities. Lovely old building with interesting history, room spotless as were toilets and showers. Had to wash our own breakfast dishes which is a first...More

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    Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I were attending a friend's 50th party in thames and wanted a cheapish place to crash...I was a bit dubious about staying in a backpackers type place as I hadn't done this since travelling in the UK in 1990! We were pleasantly...More

    Thank Kim K
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    • Free Parking
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    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • US$67 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Waikato Region >
    • Coromandel Peninsula >
    • Thames
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    Room Tips
    "In another hostel."
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    "Quiet area of town, easy to find, supermarket and town within walking distance of Sunkist."
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    "The top bunk is very high."
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    "Choose room 1 its the one we had for a double and apart from the lock on the window was great. This is one of..."
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