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Kinara Country Homestay

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159 Palmer Mill Road | RD1, Taupo 3377, New Zealand
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Kinara Country Homestay
Ranked #9 of 29 Taupo B&B and Inns
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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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English first
Hinckley, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

Kinara was a beautiful home set in lovely grounds and the room we stayed in was decorated to a very high standard. We were welcomed by Heather on arrival and given tea and homemade cake and this was a good opportunity to find out about things to do in the Lake Taupo area. Kinara was a nice place to stay... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Kinara Homestay is a very quiet, beautiful location in close proximity of the major tourist attractions around Taupo. The hospitality is examplary. Graeme and Heather take great pride in their home and look after their guests with passion. We felt instantly a warm friendship and sincere hospitality. The entire experience was memorable. The breakfast table is nearly a reason to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We stayed only one night in Kinara Country Homestay which was to short. The hospitality of Heather and Greame is great. And Kinara Country Homestay is a wonderful place to stay in a magnificent area. Wim and Olga, The Netherlands.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

My husband and I stayed at Kinara Country Homestay for three nights. We were delighted with the comfortable accomodations and the extremely friendly owner, Heather. We enjoyed the rural atmostphere outside of Lake Taupo and it was easy to access Lake Taupo, Rotorura and other surrounding areas. Heather had a wealth of ideas about what to see and do and... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

This is the second time we have stayed at this property, the first was three years ago, and if anything it was even better than we remembered. The rooms are extremely comfortable, exceptionally well maintained and the hospitality extended by Heather and Graeme is absolutely first class. Sitting around the breakfast table chatting to other guests and our hosts until... More

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Kinara Homestay was our first stop after Auckland in our month in NZ. What a wonderful home Heather has made. We stayed here for 3 days as a base for our visit to the Taupo/Rotorua area. After visiting Rotorua, we were so glad that we had chosen Taupo, and especially Kinara in which to stay. The rooms are very comfortable... More

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washington dc
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Heather & Graeme were very welcoming and flexible about our stay. My suitcase had been lost and Heather was very helpful in assisting us in any way she could to locate it. The lovely robes in the room were such a welcome, especially due to my missing luggage! The room accommodations were lovely and the grounds were beautiful. It is... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

This was our second stay at Kinara. We had been keen to return after our first visit as it was such a wonderful experience, and true to form they did not disappoint the second time around. Heather and Graham are fantastic hosts who were extremely accommodating to our needs. We stayed for 3 nights with our son who was 17... More

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san dimas
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

We spent two days here and it was one of the most relaxing places I have ever stayed at, it made you want to stay longer and just hang out in the house and the patio area. The yard was so beautiful and well maintained. The towels and bed were of the finest quality. Heather makes a great banana bread... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

It was a very pleasant and comfortable short stay (2 nights) at Kinara for us in September 2012. Hosts Heather and Graeme are very welcoming, friendly and kind. They have a beautiful garden and good-furniture accommodation. Heather’s delicious breakfast brighten up our each day in Taupo. If felt so special, warm and romantic - sitting at the breakfast table, viewing... More

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Address: 159 Palmer Mill Road | RD1, Taupo 3377, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
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Ranked #9 of 29 B&Bs / Inns in Taupo
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