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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
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.
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
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
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
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