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Swallows Ridge

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32A Rangitane Road, RD1, Kerikeri 0294, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Westport, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A beautiful, brand new home with kind and gracious hosts. Mike and Chris do everything they can to make their guests feel comfortable in their cozy homestead. The grounds are beautifully kept and they seem to have thought of everything guests might possibly need. Plus they do it all themselves - you can tell how much they care about the... More 

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having stayed at Swallows Ridge in November 2014, we are rather late in writing our review but definitely wanted everyone to know what a great place this is. Even in November the temperature in the Bay of Islands was very warm and we had a fantastic time enjoying the great accommodation and wonderful breakfasts. We were there for 3 nights... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We only had time to stay 1 night, but it was a perfect stay. Mike and Chris were so friendly and very helpful. The house and rooms are very nice and modern, there are nice views down to Kerikeri inlet. Breakfast was great.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at Mike and Chris' delightful B&B was indeed the crowning jewel in our time in the Bay of Islands.A beautiful home open to B&B guests, hosted by the owners Mike and Chris Coakley, who take every care to ensure their guests are comfortable, given a delicious cooked breakfast every day with multiple choice menu, advice on the local... More 

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London, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Couldn't fault this accommodation in any way. Stayed 4 nights in mid-March and enjoyed it greatly. Location outside Kerikeri was a bit tricky to find but proved to be very handy. Picturesque view of Bay of Islands from a multi-acre property, complete with a chicken and a duck! Beautiful modern home purpose-built for B&B. Spacious room, comfortable bed, modern bathroom,... More 

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Torrance, California
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13 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This B & B is extraordinary. The house and rooms are beautiful, the view is spectacular, and the hosts, Mike and Chris, are great. We particularly spent time with Mike who shared a lot of information about the area. The breakfast was also very good. This is a great place to stay while exploring the Bay of Islands area.

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qld
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were booked to stay 2 days and luckily they were able to accommodate us for a 3rd night. Mike and Chris have a beautiful home and were very welcoming. We arrived very late in the evening and Chris kindly made us some sandwiches and tea as we had missed dinner in town. Their property is in a very tranquil... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chris and Mike host an immaculate venue with the highest standard of hospitality. We were pleased reviews that persuaded our stay were accurate and in fact our expectations were exceeded. Our hosts had a good local knowledge and gave us valuable advice guiding our activities. Nothing was too much trouble to this couple who are totally committed to providing a... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were warmly welcomed with a cup of tea by Mike and Chris in this most pleasant homestay just outside Kerikeri. with commanding views of the distant Bay of Islands. They immediately offered a better roomor for our stay and helped with directions to town as well as extending local knowledge. We had a most refreshing swim in their spotless... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived here having booked for 2 nights and could not resist staying longer - thankfully Mike and Chris could accommodate. Swallows Ridge shares a high quality home with you including so many 'add - ons' beyond that you would expect. From a genuine welcome cup of tea and knowledgable advice of the local area, to the use of a... More 

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