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103 Garnet Road | Westmere, Auckland, New Zealand
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Big Blue House
Ranked #32 of 58 Auckland B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

I travelled with 2 children from the UK to NZ and stayed here for just over 2 weeks... the ladies were very accomodating and friendly, always asking if we had everything we needed and suggesting things to do for the kids. We had the big room upstairs, with views over Grey Lynn and down to the ocean, beautiful! There is... More

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Hartmannsdorf, Germany
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

The ladies of the Big Blue House went out of their way to make me feel welcome in their house and in Auckland - I couldn't have had a better start there! They were very helpful and friendly. I liked the room very much, it was spacious and clean. And the towels there were the thickest and softest I ever... More

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Tauranga
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2011

After seeing this house on the Internet for a while I was quite excited to stay here and when we pulled up the location wasn't exactly what I imagined but it was fine. We saw a group of young people on sofas in the garage next door and wondered whether they would be noisy during our stay but there weren't.... More

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Colchester, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2010

We stayed at the Big Blue House for 2 nights with our young son, fresh off the plane from the UK (i.e. exhausted!). We let ourselves in easily, as per their instructions, and made ourselves at home in our lovely, huge, sunny room. We had a great few days there and couldn't recommend it enough - it's brilliant run by... More

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Norfolk
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2010

I stayed my last two nights in NZ at the Big Blue House and it was a good choice. It's about a ten minute walk to Grey Lynn which has restaurants, bars, post shops and grocery stores as well as being on the bus route in to town. The owners, Kate and Lynne, were gently friendly without being intrusive and... More

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Notts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2008

Our family stayed at the Big Blue House for 3 nights - our hosts were very welcoming and the large room we stayed in has excellent views over the bay. Breakfast was lovely and we were made to feel really at home.

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New York City, New York
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92 reviews 92 reviews
73 hotel reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2007

I stayed in 2 rooms in the big Blue House. First I was in the single room on the ground floor. It is a very small room but clean and includes a TV, desk and sink. There is shared bathroom which is right next door. I also got to enjoy a large double upstairs upon my return to Auckland since... More

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Additional Information about Big Blue House

Address: 103 Garnet Road | Westmere, Auckland, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 58 B&Bs / Inns in Auckland
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kate and Lynne warmly invite you to make yourself at home during your New Zealand travel, in our spacious and comfortable Auckland bed and breakfast. 10 minutes from Auckland central city, Ponsonby Rd, Parnell and close to other attractions. At The Big Blue House we provide a welcoming & safe haven for travellers. We are women friendly, family, and children friendly. ... more   less 
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