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Kamahi Cottage

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5.0 of 5
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229 Barber Road, Rewarewa RD 5, Otorohanga 3975, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staying here was the highlight of the North Island for us. Liz is such a warm and gracious host, and waking up on that beautiful farm (we arrived late at night, which Liz was very accommodating about, so we didn't know what our surroundings were until we woke up the next day) was like waking up in a Disney movie.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a stressful day of driving on the left hand side of the road for the first time, words cannot express how wonderful it was to drive up to the cottage and realize that we were in the midst of a soothing garden with a most gracious host in Liz. The view was spectacular, the variety and color of the... More 

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

Thank you! So glad the left-hand driving didn't deter you from reaching us... More 

New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at Kamahi Cottage- we were coming from a big hotel in Sydney so it was great to have our own little house in the country- the cottage is comfortable, pretty,well equipped and cozy- surrounded by beautiful gardens and a lovely lemon tree right outside our door. Our host Liz provided dinner our first night, since would... More 

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

So glad you enjoyed being with us, plus the local attractions. With any luck that sweater you left behind should reach you soon. Looking forward to seeing you again sometime! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful experience, beautiful scenery and the hosts are fantastic and nice people. Breakfast was delicious and such a wide spread :) Excellent location to nearby waitomo caves and hosts even offers discount for nearby activities.

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

So glad you enjoyed your stay and the Waitomo area. Thank you! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I took a long adventure trip to celebrate his graduation and spend some time together before he moved away to start his career. Amidst what was probably the best vacation of my life, Kamahi Cottage stood out as a truly memorable experience. We stayed overnight as we went from rappelling and caving in Waitomo to backpacking the... More 

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

It was a pleasure to show you around. Thanks so much for your kind feedback More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay at the Kamahi Cottage!! We spent one night there at the end of our honeymoon and it was the most relaxing wonderful evening. Liz and Evan have created a romantic private escape - much needed after adventure filled travel. Liz is a remarkable cook and the dinner she prepared was the best we had on... More 

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

It was wonderful to host you both after your adventure-filled holiday. I hope the recipes work out for you..have fun! More 

Norway
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72 reviews 72 reviews
51 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We stayed two nights in Kamahi Cottage. It is well maintained, and very romantic. The farm setting is beautiful, but the best part is the garden around the main (hosts) house. It is the most stunning private garden we have seen, and we enjoyed both breakfast and dinner amongst flowers, birds and the sweet smell of summer. The hosts are... More 

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

Thank you! So glad you enjoyed our little piece of NZ paradise...the rain on the garden in the last few days has been a welcome relief! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We have been at Kamahi Cottage for 2 nights. This house is a very perfect place to relax and sitting on the terrace and enjoying the fantastic panoramic view. The rooms are very comfortable and there are all things you need. It was a nice atmosphere at all. Liz gave us a very warm welcome and gave us any information... More 

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

I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and the "Hairy Feet Waitomo" film location tour. I promised you several recipes, but have unfortunately mislaid your address. If you could contact me, I will send them to you. Thank you again for staying. More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We loved our stay at Kamahi cottage. The cottage has a lovely view over rolling farmland and is equipped with every possible convience - thanks, Evan for the tonic to go with the gin! Dinner with Liz and Evan is highly recommended - the food is first class and the company is great. You might even be lucky enough to... More 

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

It was a great pleasure to meet you & share your company...a real bonus in operating a small boutique accommodation business! More 

Lutz, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We stayed at the cottage for a couple of nights. The cottage was very clean, charmingly furnished and filled with all the thoughtful comforts of life. The location was very convenient for our leisurely exploration of the attractions nearby. Liz worked endlessly to ensure we could enjoy every day to perfection. We will always remember the very warm hospitality given... More 

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

Thank you so much. It was a pleasure to get to know you both. More 

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