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Charming Creek Bed and Breakfast

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24 Main Road | Ngakawau, Westport 7824, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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109 reviews 109 reviews
16 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Gay welcomed us in the parking lot. Her home is lovely. She gave us a great tip for dinner, which was only 4 minutes away. The room was big and spotlessly clean. The breakfast was delicious. We could hear the Tasman Sea roaring. Perfect.

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13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is a lovely little spot. So remote, quite a drive from the nearest town, but quiet and beautiful on a lovely, deserted beach. In fact most of the beaches on the South Island are lovely and deserted. Gay runs a nice little establishment. Quiet, simple, welcoming and lovely. The area is interesting to those who like industrial archaeology. There... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Our stay at Charming Creek was very pleasant. We were only there for 1 night but Gay made us very welcome and was a wealth of knowledge. Our room was spotless and the bed comfortable. The continental breakfast was very tasty with delicious coffee.

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Cairns
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Gay, the host and owner of Charming Creek has created a warm homely and tasteful B&B . A great deal of thought has gone into the design and decoration of this B&B and I really appreciated the details of this . The furnishings are quality, clean and comfortable . Home made cookies , proper china to drink from and a... More 

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Bideford
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We just had one night in this delightful B&B, with Gay making us feel so welcome. We had a lovely room, with ensuite facilities and a patio (unfortunately the weather was not good enough to be able to sit out!). Gay was wonderful company and we spent some good time with her over a glass of wine or 2! A... More 

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Otaki Beach, null, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Absolute delight to stay at Charming Creek B & B and wished could of stayed for more than one night. Fantastic, lovely host, location is to die for, amenities are the best and oh so clean!! One bummer was we never managed to get a sneak peak at the very shy Blue Penguins that live on and around the properties.

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Geraldine, New Zealand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

From the moment you arrive you will feel relaxed, the comfortable beds, sunny lounge room all add to the charm of this perfect wee spot. We were spoilt with home made jams and fresh fruit salad for breakfast, along with the perfect coffee to start the day, Gay was very helpful with ideas of what to do around the area,... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Two weekends ago my wife and I had a weekend away at the Charming creek b&b. I couldn't rate it more highly. We had a wonderful time mostly due to the hostess who is really remarkable. She went out of her way to make the stay as enjoyable as possible. As well as that she is a laugh a minute.... More 

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agy_8, Owner at Charming Creek Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

This lovely couple were a pleasure to have stay - interested in the history of the area, truly wanting to relax, and great fun. Guests like this are what keeps me in the hospitality business wanting to share my country with others. Thanks More 

Coolum Beach
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

From the minute we arrived, Gay made us feel so welcomed and special. Our room was perfect, immaculate and cosy. Very spoilt with our breakfasts and of course "the four legged kids" were a delight to have around. Hopefully we will be able to return one day. If you stay, make sure you meet the locals at the pub which... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Nice and peaceful place next to the beach so you can hear the ocean at night. Unfortunately the weather wasn't too nice but the cosy fireplace kept us warm. Gay was very welcoming, set up a lovely breakfast for us - as we were the only ones we felt very spoilt! :) Had lots of fun playing with the two... More 

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