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5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   229 Barber Road, Rewarewa RD 5, Otorohanga 3975, New Zealand
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Kamahi Cottage
Ranked #1 of 4 Otorohanga B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Kamahi Cottage is beautifully romantic scenic stay. Your host Liz will prepare meals if requested with all fresh ingredients. This is a single unit cottage located a magnificently landscaped property over looking Otorohanga. Do not miss this experience!

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Elisabeth C, Owner at Kamahi Cottage, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your generous recommendation. More 

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We breezed in on a late spring afternoon to the relaxing reverie of a cottage called Kamahi. Immediately we felt at ease and comfortable in the gardens, the rolling hills and the farm setting. We were warmly greeted by our host Evan and a plate of freshly baked biscuits. We were spoilt for choice at breakfast with Liz only too... More 

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Elisabeth C, Owner at Kamahi Cottage, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to get to know your family. Anita, any time you have a recipe to share, I'm your girl! More 

Fountain Hill, Arizona
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29 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The charming and unassuming Kamahi Cottage is situated in a farm about 3-hour drive from Auckland. It is approximately 25 - 30 minutes away from from the world famous Waitomo Glow worm Cave, Ruakuri Caves and Otorohanga Kiwi House. We arrive late afternoon and was warmly welcomed by the owner, Liz who showed us the cottage we will call home... More 

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Elisabeth C, Owner at Kamahi Cottage, responded to this review

How lovely to hear from you, Nanette & Stuart. I hope your travels after leaving us were wonderful. Thank you so much for your kind feedback. More 

Evanston, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Having spent 1 very memorable day/night at Kamahi Cottage one year ago we returned for 3 this time! This is the only place we've stayed at twice in New Zealand and we hope to come back yet again. The lovely gardens were still there. The food was again delicious. The cottage is as beautiful, cozy, and brilliantly thought-out as ever.... More 

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Elisabeth C, Owner at Kamahi Cottage, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to welcome you back. We'll keep you to that promise of a return in future! More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We were only here for one night and that was a real sadness for us. We planned to use the accommodation as a good place to visit Waitomo Caves from as it is only about 20 minutes or so away. We arrived late afternoon and were greeted by the owner Liz. She showed us the accommodation and introduced us to... More 

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Elisabeth C, Owner at Kamahi Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much, Paul. We really enjoyed meeting your family and hope the rest of your NZ trip was amazing. More 

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I stayed 2 nights at Kamahi Cottage in order to be conveniently located for our visit to the Waitoma glowworm caves. I had booked the cottage on recommendation of my travel agent, and it turned out to be the nicest B and B we have ever experienced! It should be noted here that our entire 2-month trip... More 

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Elisabeth C, Owner at Kamahi Cottage, responded to this review

Bev, thanks so much for your amazing description...love the photos! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

What a wonderful surprise! We traveled throughout New Zealand for 30 days and the Kamahi Cottage was by far one of our favorite places to stay. The cottage is beautiful. There were fresh flowers, lemonade, fruit and homemade pastry in the cottage when we arrived. There is a nice selection of wines in the cottage if you wish to purchase... More 

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Elisabeth C, Owner at Kamahi Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks for the "Best Baked Egg" award! I'm so glad you had a great time. More 

Miami, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Awesome adorable cottage. Loved the fact that the bedroom is upstairs. Incredibly comfortable Bed. Much attention to detail. The breakfast was tasty, healthy and exceeded our expectations. The owner, Liz, made every effort to meet our every need. We arrived there late at night and it was not a problem. Beautiful view. Would definitely recommend and come back again.

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Elisabeth C, Owner at Kamahi Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks, Vanessa. So glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

Bromsberrow, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This fantastic cottage is a little way out of Waitomo but it's worth going to stay even if you don't go the do the caves and glow worms. The accommodation is superb, the view fantastic but most of all it is the peace and quiet in this great location that got to us. There are even hammocks on the veranda... More 

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Elisabeth C, Owner at Kamahi Cottage, responded to this review

We'd love to see you back again... More 

Evanston, Illinois
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

All the things we like most about New Zealand wrapped into one location - extraordinary hospitality, stunning views, genuine friendliness, effortless relaxation, and a sophisticated attention to detail. Even though we visited in mid-August, the gardens and surrounding farmland were so perfect, we actually canceled some of our site-seeing just to spend more time on the property. Easily the best... More 

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Elisabeth C, Owner at Kamahi Cottage, responded to this review

Thanks so much! We'd love to see you here again. More 

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Address: 229 Barber Road, Rewarewa RD 5, Otorohanga 3975, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Otorohanga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Kamahi Cottage 5*
Number of rooms: 1

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