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Driving Creek Villas

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21A Colville Road, Coromandel, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Driving Creek Villas provided the perfect secluded weekend getaway venue to celebrate our special wedding anniversary. It is located in close proximity to great cafes and restaurants in the nearby Coromandel township; however, if you want to stay in, the full kitchen allows you to be entirely self-sufficient. Located in bush surroundings with the accompaniment of native birdsong, there's nothing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Comfortable, clean, well thought out and through both internally and externally, quiet and private. Good quality furniture and fittings and an excellent kitchen. With lots to do in the area - or just enjoy the garden - and the excellent Driving Creek cafe just down the road a week would have been better but time did not allow. David was... More 

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Leeton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We'd had a hectic week flying balloons in Hamilton and just wanted two days respite from the world and we found heaven. These cottages are totally private in a stunning location. Extremely friendly owner who invited us in with professional friendliness Set in stunning gardens, relaxing to the sound of the tuis and the creek bubbling at the bottom of... More 

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New Zealand
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

5 years since we our last stay and nothing has changed, which is a good thing. Whilst a few kilomoters outside of Coromandel town you could think you were in a secluded tropical forest. The villas are well appointed and there was nothing lacking in our view, also great outside space along with hot tub if that floats your boat,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Nice setting, quiet and tranquil. All amenities you could wish for at hand. Very comfortable and spotlessly clean. Outlook over garden with the creek below. Enjoyed Visit by a family of ducks! Owner helpful and concerned for guests comfort - local power interruption and he was on site within minutes ensuring all was ok. Would recommend to others. Marie Clarke

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Lovely peaceful spot in well designed high quality villa that opens onto tranquil gardens. David was very accomodating of our travel by bike. Thanks! Japanese wooden hot tub is a treat after pedalling around. Recommend breakfast at Driving Creek cafe.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Excellent self catering accommodation in a secluded area only a short walk to the Pottery and Driving Creek Railway and a short drive to town where there are restaurants etc.. Very well furnished and probably one of the best places to stay on the Coromandel. We would definitely stay there again.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We absolutely adored Driving Creek Villas! So handy to Coromandel Township and activities, and yet so very peaceful! We felt like we were in the middle of nowhere - a real retreat. The Kaipawa villa was awesome - so thoughtfully equipped and a beautiful building and grounds. It was so spacious and very comfortable. We loved the Japanese hot tub... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This is1st class accommodation ! It has everything you need ! A perfectly crafted space, designed for ease of use and comfort. The bush setting is serine with manicured lawns and gardens. A small fresh water river bubbles along edge of the property ( worth a dip on hot day ) The chlorine free hot tub was a hit with... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Everything was awesome. A sunny, peaceful, relaxing and cosy villa surrounded by native New Zealand bush. All the modern amenities you'd want away from home. The complementary bikes were handy too. We got to the Coromandel by ferry and the Dave, the manager/owner was able to pick us up from town. Highly recommended!

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