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Swallows Ridge

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   32A Rangitane Road, RD1, Kerikeri 0294, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 30 Kerikeri B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again I was not disappointed with this fantastic choice for accommodation. I travel many miles on business and I make a point at staying at Swallows Ridge. Not only the restfulness and view but the pure customer service. You are treated like a member of the family and that's in a good way. Its always fun to wake up... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We stayed at Swallows Ridge for one night. Everything in this B and B was pristine with particular attention to detail. The views were amazing and I think if we had stayed here in the summer, the outside space would have been very difficult to beat. The range of breakfasts offered was very good and Mike's cooking was certainly above... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Gorgeous views and lovely hosts! If you love these 2 things, then this place is for you. Situated in Kerikeri, Swallows ridge was just beautiful. The care taken to make us feel welcome to the amazing breakfasts, we felt like this was a home away from home. The picturesque views from Swallows ridge while swimming in the pool made our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

After a long day we arrived in the dark to a wonderful welcome from Chris & Mike. We chose Swallows Ridge for the view and wow what a view it is. Fabulous vista to wake up to in the morning and enjoy while eating a lovely breakfast cooked by Mike. The house is beautiful and the attention to detail to... More

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Moses Lake, Washington
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8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Mike and Chris were delightful and altho we only had a one night stay, they were very accommodating and helpful. They are located out in the country, a 10-15 min drive, but worth it for the beautiful scenery and immaculate home! The breakfast was yummy and we wish we had been able to stay longer!

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights with Chris and Mike and wish it could have been longer. They were both great hosts and made us feel really welcome in their lovely home. The tea and biscuits on arrival were a friendly touch. The en suite rooms were very comfortable and it was great to have access to a guest lounge to... More

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St Ives, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Swallows Ridge is a modern B & B set in a beautiful location a short distance from Kerikeri. Chris and Mike are a likeable couple eager to ensure your stay is one to remember. The rooms are immaculate, 2 of them having their own seating area whilst all guests have access to the Pool area also. Swallows Ridge is a... More

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Gilbert, Arizona
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Just spent two wonderful nights at Swallows Ridge and loved charming home and the lovely owners. From the first moment we arrived all our needs were taken. The B&B is sparkling clean and Mike cooks a mean breakfast. The home is set in a lovely rolling hills area with a spectacular view of the Bay of Islands. Chris and Mike... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

On our arrival at Swallows Ridge, owners Chris & Mike made us extremely welcome. Their modern Home is situated to give stunning views over the Bay of Islands. The En suite rooms are spacious, airy and spotless. Chris & Mike are happy to offer helpful advice whether you are planning to tour around or just relax during your stay. We... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Three nights were too short to fully appreciate this modern and fully equipped Bed and Breakfast. The hosts are friendly, helpful and make great breakfasts to provide a foundation for days of exploring the Bay of Islands. The view from the terrace and the pool is commanding to the point that we almost wished for days locked up at the... More

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Address: 32A Rangitane Road, RD1, Kerikeri 0294, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Swallows Ridge 4*
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Visit our purpose built award winning accommodation (2010 House of the Year Silver Medal). Set in 21 acres, our secluded and peaceful location is a designated Kiwi area. Yet is near to town and only two minutes drive to Doves Bay Marina. Enjoy peace and tranquility with fantastic coastal views of the Bay of Islands, Kent Passage and Kerikeri Inlet. Swim in the heated 12mtr pool or relax on your own private patio. All rooms are large with en suite. Home made bread and eggs from our own chickens for breakfast. Visit Kerikeri's historic Stone Store, cafes, farmers market and art galleries, play a round of golf or take a trip to a local beach. Swim with dolphins or catch a marlin - we can arrange it for you. ... more   less 
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