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Bush Sand and Sea B&B Auckland, New Zealand

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36 reviews
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Welcoming gate sign
Interior Dining to lounge
KINGSIZE comfort
PRIVATE  rear deck, view is looking back into bedroom and dining rooms
VIEW from the bed, reverse of above pic.
SPA iin private bush setting with view to sea
Extensive boardwalk through native bush
Nearby Te Henga (Bethells Beach)
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Private Room, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Te Henga (Bethells Beach), North Island
Bush Sand and Sea at Bethells Beach is a one bed roomed, self contained and elegant accommodation nestled in New Zealand's native bush of the Waitakere Ranges of Auckland's Wild West Coast.

Enjoy the peace, tranquility and seclusion of this environmentally-conscious retreat. Explore the bush walk with its bridges, board walks and stream. Enjoy our late departure policy after visiting the glow worms in the evening.

Whether you are escaping the city for the weekend, looking to recharge your batteries or looking for a beautiful pause in your trip through Aotearoa (New Zealand), we look forward to welcoming you

For Guests who arrive from Overseas, come directly to us from the Airport and who book 3 nights or more, we will shop according to your list, so those extra provisions are ready for you. You can reimburse the cost once her...
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About the Owner, Lyn H
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 76 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 36 reviews and 1 property
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Peter F
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Alan & Lyn couldn't have been more helpful. We arrived into Auckland Airport on an early overnight flight from Melbourne.When we arrived at the bach Alan & Lyn gave us breakfast and allowed to rest in their home as it was too early to check in as the previous guests had not left and Lyn need to clear the place...

Management response:

You were very welcome! We know that those awful early flights leave weary travellers in need of a restful place and we are happy that we can provide that. Some arrive and immediately sleep, others have a cuppa and off they go, leaving their bags safely with us. We would like to be treated the same wherever we travel on...


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Melbourne, Australia
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213 reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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Lyn's hospitality and compassion were superb. We were greeted on arrival and shown around the divine accommodation. The bed was perfect, soft silky linen atop of a wonderfully supportive yet supremely comfortable bed. We awoke in the morning to the smell of freshly baked bread at our doorstep. The breakfast of free range bacon and eggs, tomatoes and mushrooms with...

Management response:

Thank you for the heartfelt feedback. It's long, but accurate in detail, so we appreciate the effort it takes, especially when you are still on holiday. Many Guests INTEND to give feedback once they return home, but life is busy and words are cheap. To fully review shows commitment, genuine respect and enjoyment. Kind regards and good luck with your...


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Canberra Australia
Reviewed 2 May 2013 for a stay in April 2013
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Management response:

I am sorry i missed this review. But this Guest's experience is a common scenario for us. We are here to make each stay the best it can be, we are small so can give personalised attention, AND we like learning from others too. It keeps us in touch. Conversely, if Guests want peace, quiet and total privacy, we can...


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
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About the neighbourhood
A 55 minute drive from Auckland International Airport, or 40 minutes from Auckland central business district. Accessible by train from Auckland's Britomart to Waitakere station, which is a 15 minute drive from us.

A private 10acre block of native bush, located in the Waitakere Ranges of West Auckland, with a 10 minute drive to dramatic Bethells Beach, with its towering cliff-tops, blow-holes, sand dunes and sea caves. Enjoy the coastal walks, including a 15 minute walk along the beach to stunning O'Neils Bay (the local surf spot).

Native Forest, Lakes and Wetlands
All a brief drive away: visit the Cascades Kauri Park to see magnificent Kauri as nature intended - many up to 400 years old; the beautiful Scenic Drive, enjoying views of Auckland, Putamatekeo summit and Arataki Vi...
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