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Charming Creek Bed and Breakfast

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   24 Main Road | Ngakawau, Westport 7822, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 16 Westport B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Coolum Beach
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Fantastic spot! Felt so spoilt here. The most amazing breakfast. Gay, the owner is so friendly and knowledgeable with a great sense of humour and goes to great lengths to make your stay wonderful . The beach is beautiful, the walks lovely and great whitebait fritters at the local tavern.But wait...there's more...You will just HAVE to go there to check... More

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Lyttelton, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We spent two wonderful nights in this lovely secluded spot so aptly named, with a beach all to yourself just across the road, a friendly local tavern and a stone's throw from Granity. Gay was the perfect host, full of local knowledge, and very accommodating. The room was exceptionally tidy and very cosy. A great shower - with fantastic water... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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35 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

The Lonely Planet Guide describes Charming Creek Bed and Breakfast as charming and it is. This little place, across the road from the beach, has just three rooms. Each has a patio door facing the small parking area (just enough for three cars), which allow access to the rooms without going through the main part of the house. The rooms... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Highly recommended! Thoroughly enjoyed a night at this beautiful Bed and Breakfast. Very quiet, relaxed and peaceful... and SO comfortable! Gay, the owner, was helpful and obliging. Everything about this lovely spot exceeded our expectations.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We would agree with an earlier reviewer about Charming Creek B&B being unique. The main reason for this is because of its location directly across from a long West Coast-type beach. A bit behind the house is an almost-defunct (?) coal mine, but that doesn't affect the warmth of the accommodations. It does mean that the view is definitely adjacent... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

Would definitely recommend here to stay, it was probably the best accommodation of our 10 night trip. Situated directly across from the beach, you could hear the sea on a night. Fantastic clean, extremely comfortable room. Lovely breakfast. Gay, the owner, was superb and extremely helpful. Only downside is nowhere within walking distance to eat, however facilities were available at... More

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

Stunning review thanks - just wanted to let others know that there is in fact, a cafe right across the park from us (a four minute walk) and two others a short drive of five minutes away. They don't open late though - generally taking no orders after 8pm. And our main cafe, Drifters, which is brilliant, is closed Mondays... More

Centennial, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Don't let the location of Charming Creek on the Main Road deter you from staying there. Our three nights there were very quiet and the location surprised us: right across the street from an endless beach where we hardly saw anyone, and within walking distance of the Charming Creek trail. Gay accommodated our need for an early breakfast before our... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

This was a unique little B&B. Very comfortable, we were late in arriving and although we had already eaten on the way cheese, pickle and homegrown tomatoes were waiting for us. Very comfortable room with a separate shower room and separate toilet facilities. Small kitchen/sitting area for use of guests. Super breakfast with fresh fruit and homemade yoghurt with choice... More

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Address: 24 Main Road | Ngakawau, Westport 7822, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westport
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Charming Creek Bed and Breakfast 4*
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Stylish architect-designed beach stay 20 mins north of Westport. All suites with premium pillowtop beds, french doors, sun decks, and en suites with massage showers. Rooms double-glazed, insect screened, and heated. 24 hr Swiss espresso in guest lounge. In house movies, wireless internet, DVD/MP3 stereo system. Freshwater hot tub, nature garden and relaxation centre at water's edge. Charming Creek walkway across the park cafes and art close by - easy day trips to Pancake Rocks, Denniston, and the Oparara Wetlands. Breakfast included & dinner, wine and beer available via advance booking. Non-smoking inside. ... more   less 
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