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Hurunui River Retreat

560 Hurunui Bluff Road, Hurunui 7385, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Book Group of 7 shared the 2 well equipped villas for a weekend and had a wonderful relaxing time. Fabulous views with fresh snow on the hills (and a sprinkling on the ground). Breakfast was included with delicious farm fresh eggs, muesli, yoghurt, toast, compotes. A highlight was a fabulous dinner cooked by Tina at her house comprising beetroot... More 

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Hastings, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Stayed 2 fantastic nights, Great facilities and very comfortable and completely private, had an issue with GP sending my other half down a logging track but otherwise a perfect weekend away. Perfect for romantic getaways, cant recommend enough!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

From the moment we arrived we were "at home" The magnificent vista,excellent hospitality and gourmet food and very comfortable accomodation. Fantastic Only disappointment was the predicted snow did not eventuate! Can imagine summertime just as tranquil and special. Thank you

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We stayed in one of the villas over a long weekend. They are wonderfully maintained, clean and comfortable providing the perfect base to relax and unwind. Booking was easy and the welcome upon arrival was friendly and helpful... looking forward to going back.

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Zurich
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

These villas are stunning - immaculately clean, stylish, well appointed and very comfortable. Breakfast was included - simple but delicious - juice, yoghurt, homemade muesli, compote, and toast with jam and marmalade. We rented both villas for our extended family to attend a nearby wedding. Tina and Grant were kind enough to supply two extra cot beds, as local accommodation... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights,arriving just 1 week after the new owners Tina and Grant had taken over. Everything was immaculate and we were made really welcome. Spacious very comfortable, and the perfect sunmet escape! Already planning to return.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Wow! How we wished we booked in for more than one night! What a perfect break away, we couldn't fault a thing! Such great views, hot tub under the stars, stylish but homely interior, peaceful breakfast on the deck... we didn't want to leave. Thank you for the awesome hospitality, and we will be back!

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Rangiora, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Thank-you for a lovely stay. Modern and clean accommodation that was super toasty on a cold night. Lovely and spacious with a homely feel and such fantastic hosts. Thank-you also for dinner and a great night with lots of laughs. Thanks again and we certainly hope to be back

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

PERFECT!! This place was just amazing, it easily exceeded my already high expectations. Ali and Steve were the perfect hosts, so friendly and generous. It was the perfect place to spend some quality time together, with the stunning views, bottle of wine and delicious homemade food made it very easy to relax , not to mention an outdoor bath by... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

We recently stayed for the night, this being our third visit to Hurunui River Retreat. The setting is peaceful with fantastic scenery and we had a great time swimming down at the Hurunui River, lovely and warm! Ali and Steve were great hosts,as always, and we loved the modern comfort of the cottage. Highly recommend for a great getaway destination... More 

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