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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2016

I'd stayed at Westwind in 2005 and was looking for somewhere to stay near Thames while we attended a reunion of my husband's family. I was glad to find that Ian and Linda were still in business. The property is in a great location, with a beautiful view down the valley and across the plain. The hospitality was wonderfully warm,...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Lovely place to stay with views over the hills. Very quiet and restful. The accommodation is very good. Spacious clean rooms and a very comfortable bed. The rooms have screens.!!! We made a lovely walk with Ian,Linda and their dogs arount their garden. Breakfasts on both mornings were very good. We came as strangers and left as friends. Thanks Linda...

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Eye, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2015

We last visited Westward in 2010 and were so pleased to find that standards were as high as before. The location has very good views over the hills above Thames and being a good distance off of the road it is very quiet and very restful. The accommodation is tastefully furnished, well laid out, spacious and exceeding clean. Wonderful decorative...

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Reviewed 18 March 2015

Made a big mistake going by photo put on here to advertise this place As shown by my photos the outside says it all & after paying the same or less at some beautiful BB and other Beautiful accommodation throughout New Zealand this year I was so disappointed

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WESTWINDHOMESTAY, Owner at Westwind Homestay, responded to this review

We welcomed you into our home, think before you write unkind comments & place photographs on this site, you are playing hard & fast with other people’s lives. We have built up our business over a period of 15 years putting our heart and soul into helping guests from all over the world. Very sad when people hide behind annonominity,...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

We were warmly welcomed by our Hosts Linda and Ian and their 6 dogs and 5 puppies but although host and hostess were very knowledgeable of the area the accommodation did not live up to our expectations. I would advise using New Zealand B&B Association - and after this visit we will on future trips.

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Ryde, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2014

Westwinds is set in a lovely rural area with fantastic views from the property. You will be given detailed instructions as to how to find the place and they work beautifully. Ian and Linda are welcoming and friendly and are justifiably proud of the lovely home they have created. Make sure you have a good book to curl up with,...

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Hamburg
Reviewed 29 December 2012

We stayed in the pretty "Tui room", which has a separate entrance and small bathroom. The hosts were very nice - they welcomed us with tea/coffee in the afternoon and had breakfast with us together the next morning. They gave us lots of information about where to go and what to see in the area.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 24 June 2012

We spend 1 night at Westwind and had such a great time! Linda & Ian are wonderful hosts, they really make you feel confortable. The place is lovely, in the middle of nature, great view from the veranda. We enjoiyed a lot our chat with our hosts & the tour oft eh property. There are quite some animals oft he...

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Victoria
Reviewed 22 April 2012

Linda and Ian are the best hosts we have met- warm, extremely helpful and friendly. They made a point to mingle with the guests, were chatty and helpful with local insight and attractions. They go the extra mile to make sure your stay is comfortable and would do what they can to make it interesting - cracking home-grown macadamias, sharing...

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Somerset
Reviewed 24 March 2012

we arrived shortly after the birth of five puppies and 13 piglets so there is plenty of animal activity and we each enjoyed a puppy moment after breakfast. this is a very peaceful location with stunning views across to the Coromandel hills in the distance - a true retreat away from it all, but direction to it are foolproof. evening...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Westwind Homestay

Address: 228 North Road | Mangatarata, RD6, Thames 3576, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Thames
Price Range: €82 - €93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Westwind Homestay 4*
Number of rooms: 2
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“In summer, ask for the Tui room. Paua room looks west and can be a tad warm in the evening.”
 of 5 bubbles Aussie_Cygnet, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We prefer The Paua Room. however all rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles DenisWendy, 6 Apr 2015 | Read review
“if you wish to visit the Miranda shorebird centre this is an excellent base”
 of 5 bubbles Nigel_Corax, 24 Mar 2012 | Read review
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