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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Great place, and great people. Linda and Rob welcomed us into their home like we were old friends. A relaxing and comfortable place to spend a weekend, with an amazing view out over the beautiful countryside. Looking forward to returning.

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Thank Ian H
Timaru, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

My husband and I were given the girft of a weekend away to Awatea and must say we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, Linda and Rob are amazing people, fanastic to be around and make you so very welcome lots of laughs. it was obvious they take great pride in their home and superb garden offering beautiful home grown organic food and... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 June 2013

Thank you so much for providing a wonderful place to relax and enjoy. Linda and Rob have created and run a fabulous home stay and our family of four really enjoyed staying here and making this a base for visiting the surrounding area. Comfortable, warm, clean, modern, with great food and company. Thank you for sharing your place with us.

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Thank Warren B
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 March 2013

Our weekend at Awatea was grounding and enriching, full of enjoyable moments. A weekend away from the weekday stimulus of technology and a time to connect sharing thoughts and ideas. Our room was perfect in every way. The outdoor bath was a memorable highlight, amazing relaxation....will have to return to do this again! Linda pointed us to Artrio, where our... More 

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Thank Sarah B
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 February 2013

We recently enjoyed a wonderful afternoon of music in the garden at Awatea. Erin sang to an attentive and appreciative audience. We have stayed with Rob and Linda and have been treated to the luxury of a wonderful reflexology session, a thoroughly enjoyable home-cooked gourmet meal and a relaxing outdoor bath. Highly recommended!

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Thank Stella C
Dunedin
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Reviewed 11 February 2013

My Husband and I were in Waimate and we booked this weekend away so that we could spend time together and relax. Well we were not disappointed. This was the most amazing weekend we have had in a long time. We were able to relax and enjoy the scenery, food and hospitality. The outdoor bath was a highlight. I was... More 

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Thank Kate M
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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Reviewed 31 January 2013

We stayed at Awatea Homestay recently and loved it! The peace and tranquility there is fantastic after a long drive. The outdoor baths are so unique and the house itself feels so homely. Food was fantastic as well. Highly Recommended.

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Thank Emily S
Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 January 2013

I was down in Waimate overnight for a business meeting and had chosen this homestay for its location and atmosphere. I wasn’t disappointed! Linda personally greeted me and showed me about. I had the outside room which was very comfortable and suited me in being able to come and go from the place without disturbing anybody else. Dinner was fresh... More 

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Timaru
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Reviewed 16 January 2013

Our group of family and friends stayed the weekend for a birthday in Sep 2012. Although a large group, because of the layout of the house and grounds, there was plenty of room for all. The views, space and tranquil setting meant we could all relax and just have fun. The food was sensational and we felt completely looked after... More 

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Thank AJM2013
Maitland, Australia
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Reviewed 9 January 2013

We stayed with Rob and Linda in January/February 2012 and what a wonderful experience. It was more than just a holiday, it was something I will never forget. The sense of peace and calmness stayed with me long after the holiday was over and I cannot recommend Awatea highly enough. It is a perfect place to de-stress and unwind and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Linda and Rob Schofield established their Bed and Breakfast/Retreat 'Awatea" in 2008.Guests experience delicious country style breakfasts and dinner (by arrangement) where the food is home grown and locally sourced. Guests can experience aromatherapy baths under the stars, an infra red sauna, reflexology or the pamper package. For the more adventurous guests guided fishing and surfing experiences are available. Pampering both body and soul is their motto, it’s all about treating yourself.Subtly sophisticated, the three guest suites are complimented with luxuries. The ensuite and private bathrooms have underfloor heating, ecologically friendly and personalised toiletries and the finest towels and bathrobes. Guests are pampered in an environment of tranquillity and privacy and rooms with breathtaking views.If you are seeking relaxation in luxurious surroundings, then look no further. Just minutes from Waimate township, you will find Awatea. This spacious and homely two storied boutique B&B offers spectacular views of the hills and sea, leaving you reluctant to leave and eager to return, whether for business or pleasure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Awatea Homestay

Address: 217 Mill Road, Waimate 7978, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Waimate
Price Range: €67 - €107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“No preference on rooms - all are well appointed.”
 of 5 bubbles StellaC21, 16 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Speak to Rob and Linda, they will go out of their way to meet your needs and make your stay comfortable. I travelled with a family member who had special needs as he was sight impaired and Linda and Rob made sure he felt comfortable and safe.”
 of 5 bubbles swan2321, 9 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Every room is quiet. The house is situated in a quiet environement. The front rooms have a stunning outlook over waimate.”
 of 5 bubbles BeatriceB140, 7 Jan 2013 | Read review
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