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202 Thompsons Track | RD 2, Katikati 3178, New Zealand
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Warm Earth Cottage
Ranked #2 of 5 Katikati B&B and Inns
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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

One of our favourite places to stay in the world! Beautiful cosy cottage with comfy luxurious bed and wood burner to stay warm. The woodfired outdoor bath is amazing! Jan is the best hostess and puts so much effort into making our stay special. Can't recommend this highly enough! We will go back every year.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This place is bliss, we had a lovely time. No power, no interruptions. The outdoor bath was fantastic, the host was very discreet but she looked after us so well! We woke up the next morning to a basket of breakfast ingredients and didn't even hear her. The cabins are gorgeous, comfy bed, lovely and clean and a nice atmosphere.... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

The most relaxing experience in beautiful scenery ever! Fantastic food and amazing host Jan. My highlight was soaking in the hot tub with a wine and listening to the sounds of the wildlife. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Was amazing! Outdoor bath with candles and wine! Roses outside window and sound of the river! What more can a girl ask for! Breathtaking and gorgeous! Loved loved loved staying here we did for honeymoon and we always dream of goin back. Highley recomended!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

What a place, and what an outstanding host! I can't speak highly enough of how beautiful the cabins are or how well the grounds are kept. Not only that, but the food was generous and presented immaculately. In the afternoon we sat down by the swimming hole at the picturesque river and read books for hours and just relaxed. The... More

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Jan is a wonderful hostess who puts so much effort into every detail of your stay at Warm Earth Cottage. My husband and I were blessed to have been able to come and stay for one night at the very end of 2013. We were visiting from Canada and had been looking forward to this one particular night on our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

There is a not enough words in the english language to express ones experience of this amazing hidden secret. The world lives on as you embrace the tranquility and peacefulness of this truely piece of paradise secluded from absolutely everything. Perhaps a taste of the Garden of Eden. When we arrived it was pouring with rain and cold and on... More

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

One night towards the end of summer was really good but this year we went for two nights in winter's first weekend, mainly so we could enjoy the in-cabin pot belly fire experience. We love everything about Warm Earth Cottage; the rural, secluded feel, the pampering, the breakfast and other treats, the sights and sounds, the lounge/library and ready fireplace,... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Wow!!!! This would have to be one of NZ's best kept secrets in B&B accommodation. The secluded, romantic surrounds coupled with Jan's hospitality, kindness and generosity surely will not be found anywhere else!!! Two of the best nights we have ever encountered. Make sure you grab the dinner package as well, that way you do not have to leave the... More

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Papamoa, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

One night in the Serenity Cottage was all it took to unwind and relax. We were blown away with Jan's hospitality - she has thought of things before you have even realised those things will make your stay extra special. No power and minimal cell phone coverage weren't a issue. The babbling brook, cast iron hot tub for two and... More

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Address: 202 Thompsons Track | RD 2, Katikati 3178, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Katikati
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 2

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