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Retreat Inn Bed & Breakfast

20 Lincoln Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Retreat Inn Bed & Breakfast
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Newquay
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Great place to stop at, this was our forth time with Alison and Geoff in there secluded house and garden, they are a great couple and make you so welcome, the breakfast is very nice, it is only 15 minutes from the town were there are lots of restaurants. ENJOY

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lucyPicton, Owner at Retreat Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you. Was great to have you both with us again .... just like family coming home. Yes, only a 15 minute walk to the Village and restaurants (suits those who want to 'stretch their legs' after a day in their vehicle) Its a lovely wander ...especially the option the walk via the marina on a very good walkway. So... More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

4 of us stayed for 4 nights a great base for this area and good company with lots of discussions over a glass of local SB. =This was our 2nd visit and we hope to return again excellent RESTAURANTS AND GREAT WALKING.

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lucyPicton, Owner at Retreat Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

A fun catch up again! Thank you all so much... Retreat inn is a 15 minute easy stroll to town and close to many local walking tracks. Restaurants numerous, mixed and varied, and as you say, excellent. So happy you returned folks ... We look forward to a 3rd visit?! Alison & Geoff More 

Vermont, USA
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Alison and Geoff were wonderful and friendly hosts. We felt as though we were visiting family friends. Keep in mind that you are staying in their home, so if you're looking for an anonymous experience, this is not it. If you want to get to know some kind and generous Kiwis, have a quiet and comfortable stay, and eat a... More 

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lucyPicton, Owner at Retreat Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review ...thank you for coming to stay! If we can help our guests feel 'at home comfortable' while with us, that's perfect. Yours was a fun visit. Alison & Geoff More 

Switzerland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

What a wonderful home-away-from-home to be! A lovely location with a most beautiful secluded "secret garden". Breakfast is beautifully presented and very good. The owners give their guests a warm welcome and make them feel at home. We stayed in a room on the ground floor opening out to the magnificient garden. The room is ensuite and has everything you... More 

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lucyPicton, Owner at Retreat Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments.... That you both so obviously enjoyed what we have to share, makes us very happy. More 

Zuerich
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

We chose this place as base for a one day walk on the Queen Charlotte Track. Alison and Geoff made it a most pleasurable one. They own a well maintained home in a secluded spot of Picton, still in walking distance to the centre of town. But as we were chatting with these friendly hosts while enjoying a flawless breakfast,... More 

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lucyPicton, Owner at Retreat Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind remarks. We loved meeting you both, loved the great chats, and are happy your time with us was memorable. Bye until next meeting?! Alison & Geoff, Retreat Inn, Picton, New Zealand More 

Hampshire
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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

Alison & Geoff made us most welcome in their interesting home. Ideal place to stay if you have just got off the Interislander. (One night was not enough to enjoy their company and the scenery around Picton).

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lucyPicton, Owner at Retreat Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us. It was lovely to meet you both and we're happy you enjoyed our home and surroundings. If we meet again, there'll surely be more fun to be had! .. Alison and Geoff More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2011

We stayed with Alison and Geoff at the beginning and end of attempting and completing the Queen Charlotte Walk. We had a lovely comfortable room within easy walking distance of the town of Picton where Alison and Geoff were happy to recommend eating houses. They also told us of activities in the area that would interest us. Just watching the... More 

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lucyPicton, Owner at Retreat Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review... We loved having you with us, then enjoyed your Queen Charlotte experience once you returned. Well done! Maybe we'll meet again?... Alison and Geoff, Retreat Inn, Picton, New Zealand More 

Northland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2010

I spent one night on Good Friday at Retreat Inn on my way to Nelson. Hosts Geoff and Alison were very friendly and helpful with suggestions on what to do and see in and around Picton. Alison even called up a restaurant to see if it was open on Good Friday. Room was spacious, very clean and quiet. After I... More 

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lucyPicton, Owner at Retreat Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation, and photo. We were happy to be able to help with information on eating places and what all there is to do in and around this beautiful area. And the evening 'chat over coffee' was an added bonus. Thats what life's about! Alison & Geoff More 

Staffs
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2010

The Retreat Guest House is a lovely comfortable place to stay. Bedroom excellent backing onto bush/creek. Seems as if you are surrounded by countryside yet walkable to town and restaurants. Hosts v. friendly and helpful with local activities and excellent breakfast. Would definitely recommend this as a place to stay if wanting something a little more personal than a motel.

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lucyPicton, Owner at Retreat Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation. We appreciate your kind words and are very happy you enjoyed your stay here.... which was as much up to you as us. We're great believers you get what you give in this life! Alison & Geoff More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2009

We stayed here in February for two nights and it was a really pleasant stay.We were made to feel very much at home and nothing was too much trouble. Alison and Geoff were very helpful and it felt like we were leaving old friends when we left. Another review mentioned about no TV, if the weather is not so good... More 

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lucyPicton, Owner at Retreat Inn Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Wasnt it fun meeting this nice pop star! though for us it was great meeting you all. Thank you for coming to stay. We hope the rest of your New Zealand holiday left you with loads of happy memories... More 

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