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Beaufort House Akaroa

4.5 of 5 42 Rue Grehan | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand (Formerly Wilderness House)
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Lethbridge, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

We stayed with Jim and Liz for one night and they couldn't have been more welcoming and accommodating. The house is beautiful and the gardens are lovely. We give their "Eggs Akaroa" 5 stars!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

We have stayed at Wilderness House a several times over the last five or six years, but a recent visit prompted me to finally write a review. Jim and Liz own one of the best B&B's we have ever stayed in. They are wonderful hosts, very warm and welcoming. It is always a pleasure to enjoy evening drinks with them... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

We stayed at Wilderness House for just one night on 4 October 2011 but would have loved to stay for longer. Jim and Liz are excellent hosts and the house is amazing. Recently extensively refurbished to the highest standards and latest building specifications, it made us feel very safe and secure after we had stayed in Christchurch and witnessed the... More

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

Wilderness House is paradise. All recently renovated, it felt safe, solid and warm, and was full of all the little touches that make a stay really special - Liz and Jim really had thought of everything. Comfy bed, great hosts, just completely fantastic. I couldn't recommend it highlky enough, I wish we could have stayed longer.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2011

This was another return visit for us, as Wilderness House is one of our favourite B & B's. Since we were here a year ago, Jim and Liz have completed major work on the house, structural and decorative, such that post-earthquake it is even more structurally strong and in pristine condition. As always, Jim and Liz's attention to us was... More

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Buckhurst Hill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2011

Wilderness House was by far the best accommodation we had the pleasure to stay in during our short trip to New Zealand. Liz and Jim were wonderful hosts with a warm and welcoming nature. The house has been beautifully restored. We stayed in the Fyfe Room which has beautiful views. The decor is in keeping with it's late 1800s build... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011 via mobile

wonderful house & beautiful gardens. all our needs generously catered for by warm & helpful hosts. what a lovely place to stay.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

What a fabulous find. We arrived completing the final leg of our drive holiday through New Zealand to discover the charm of yesteryear combined with the luxury of today well within walking distance to the attractions of Akaroa village. Our hosts, Jim and Liz are the proud owners of a beautiful home built in 1878 that has been recently refurbished... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

A lovely relaxing night away in a beautifully decorated and fully restored house. Very gracious and welcoming hosts. Beautiful garden settimg and vista. Very comforatble beds, beautiful linen and wonderfully soft pillows ensured a peaceful sleep. Kim just loved the Akaroa eggs - a specialty breakfast set in the gracious dining room with a very welcoming and hard to leave... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2011

We had 3 lovely nights at Wilderness House. The experience was wonderful. Our hosts were very friendly and eager to help. The drinks on the terrace were welcome each night. We would highly recommend Wilderness House for those who love their 'luxury B&Bs"

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Address: 42 Rue Grehan | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand (Formerly Wilderness House)
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Beaufort House Akaroa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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