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Thorold Country House

36 Ngati Maru Highway, Kopu | State Highway 26, Thames, New Zealand
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Ranked #9 of 16 Thames B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014
Anne P Buckinghamshire, UK
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Buckinghamshire, UK
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This was the first stop on our NZ trip and a very good choice not much more than an hour's drive from Auckland airport but a real gateway to the Coromandel peninsula. Welcomed with tea and homemade cake and biscuits, we were carefully guided for our outings over the following days. The Willow room was comfortable and peaceful allowing for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We had a lovely two-night stay with Gary and Wendy while on an extended trip of NZ. After many nights away from home, this was one of the most relaxing of our trip. Room was quiet, looking onto the swimming pool, with bougainvillea framing the porch, birds singing -- very pleasant. The welcoming tea with homemade biscuits and scones were... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

We had a lovely two night stay with Gary looking after us. The room we booked was more of an apartment with its own kitchen and living room. Gary really couldn't have been more accommodating, helping us organise trips and our next B&B etc

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

We have just had the pleasure of a two day stay at Thorold Country House. From the minute we arrrived we were made so welcome. We stayed in the Willow room which was very private and comfortable, best nights sleep for ever. After a relaxing and a tasty breakfast in the morning and suggestions on what to do in the... More

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

Our short stay in november 2012 was just amazing - Wendy and Gary are one of the best hosts within our whole trip. We were allowed to feed their lambs after breakfast - they're the cutest pets ;-) We had a very good time, tasty breakfast and thanks to the tipps of Wendy and Gary a very lovely day-trip through... More

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The Cairngorms, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

We stayed only one night, in transit, but Wendy and Gary made us most welcome. We were in the Willow room - its own door, very well furnished and very comfortable. Wendy helped us find a local swimming beach, their own pool not being quite ready for the season, and we had a fine dinner and chat over wine and... More

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

A place to be and stay! thank you again to our wonderful host. we enjoyed spending 2 days in this lovely and peaceful space. we will remember the company of sheeps too! a large home just for you, close to your hosts which make you a very nice breakfast the morning. at our arrival, we did appreciated tea and coffee... More

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Farnham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

Thorold Country House is a great find. Just over an hour from Auckland international airport positioned in the Coromandel area of Thames, making it a great location for exploring the Coromandel peninsular. Wendy and Gary have created a wonderful haven of tranquility and warmth. The accommodation we stayed in is a separate cottage from the main house with two bedrooms... More

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Hallandale Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

I stayed in Thorold Country House for two nights, and I loved it. I showed up early but was well received and welcomed. The place was quiet, green with well manicured lawn, and cottage I stayed in was very specious, clean with lots of windows and very nicely kept (and there is a pool as well!). Best of all, the... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

our family of 4 had a lovely stay in Gary & Wendy's cottage. We DID swim in the nice pool, we loved feeding the sheep, the grass tennis court was a nice novelty and the location very pleasant / soporiphic (?). Its easy to pick fault with a nice home but we felt very welcome here and its a great... More

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Address: 36 Ngati Maru Highway, Kopu | State Highway 26, Thames, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Thames
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Our private, peaceful, quality country home is ideally situated on 6 acres at the gateway to the Coromandel Peninsula. Views extend over the Coromandel Hills and Firth of Thames. Luxury guest rooms (two in the self contained garden cottage, a further two in the house) all open onto wide verandas. Relax by the secluded swimming pool set in subtropical garden. Full breakfast, dinner by arrangement. Minutes from Coromandel activities, walks, beaches, tennis, golf, forests, fishing. ... more   less 
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