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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“old house”(10 reviews)
“b b”(20 reviews)
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Family Rooms
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All reviewsold houseb bthe ownera wonderful jobgreat beddefinitely worth a visitopen firecommercial streetfantastic breakfastyear periodbeautiful housedark woodgolden baypoints of interestone of a kindwould love to come backpoached eggs
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is not your ordinary place to stay while traveling. Compared with some locations there is something magical about Shady Rest - and it made a very pleasant change from being shut away in, what often resembles, a cold, featureless 'box' for the night. Others...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This old (for New Zealand anyway) house has been extensively restored with original wall boards and decor but with modern bathrooms. I found the place a little claustrophobic (maybe the dark wood) but we got a friendly greeting, a great bed and a good nights...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 10 June 2017

If only we stayed two nights! It is very beautiful house, we liked the interior very much, kind of old, medieval, cozy and strange, but very friendly. The rooms are spacious, the bathrooms absolutely fantastic and the common areas perfectly equipped. Kitchen and outdoor lounge...More

Thank LSR3065
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Nicely restored century old villa retains its historic feel - with added luxury bathrooms. The house is full of quirky but quality art work. Atmosphere is relaxed, friendly and very personal - nothing is too much trouble. Owner is a fund of information and advice...More

Thank BwanaMkubwa
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Stayed here for the first time recently, it was my kinda place a mix between a hotel and a (albeit a flash one) hotel. My room came with a fire place and as like, my own bathroom but some other rooms have shared facilities. There's...More

Thank Stevefinch
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Laundry Service
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US$100 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$100 - US$110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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splittingheadegg
26 July 2017|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the spa bath is exclusive to one bedroom, it is in the en-suite bathroom.
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14amalia
14 June 2015|
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14amalia
14 June 2015|
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Response from mark t | Property representative |
Hi Amalia, We have rooms available and could do a lovely room for you with with your own bathroom for $100 including continental Breakfast. Many Thanks Pete
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"you may not be able to read the sign driving through town but "B&B sandwich board" is easier to..."
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"We chose the room with the spa bath!"
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"This house is over a 100 years old it is really quirky and all the rooms are different we stayed in the room..."
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"Not all rooms have en-suite bathrooms"
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