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Pete's Farm Stay B&B

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   45 Mairaki Road, Rangiora 7471, New Zealand
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Pete's Farm Stay B&B
Ranked #1 of 4 Rangiora B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Why stay at a regular hotel or B&B when you can stay on a sheep farm?! It is clearly more about the tourism biz than the sheep farming biz, but is still a really fun experience. I got to help sheer a sheep, we fed some alpacas and my fiancée LOVED Pete and Gaye's kitchen. We stayed in the private... More

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Paphos, Cyprus
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28 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We were really looking forward to our visit having read the reviews on trip advisor and the reality lived up to the all the positive reviews. After a two hour drive from beautiful Kaikoura we arrived at the farm stay and were delighted to be told that even though there were only the two of us, we had been upgraded... More

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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We were lucky to be upgraded to the larger house for our stay. We were two women out for a long trip, so it was nice to each have our own room for a great night's sleep. Pete gave us a fun tour of the farm and animals, sheep shearing and the works. Gaye fed us breakfast (yummy muffins) and... More

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gaysuz, Owner at Pete's Farm Stay B&B, responded to this review

Pete and Gaye are happy you enjoyed yourselves at Petes Farm. It was great to meet you both and I hope you are loving the knitted garments you bought while staying with us. More

Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We stayed in the cottage with our 3 children ages 2,6,10. They loved the place and Pete! he took them around the farm sheared a sheep for them. Both Pete and Gaye are excellent hosts. The town of Rangiora is just a few minutes drive away and has a lot of nice places to eat. We just spent the entire... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We stayed in Pete's farmstay for a night on 30th March. Both Peter & Gaye are very welcoming & friendly. As there was only one other family staying, the host are generous enough to offer the 1 bedroom cottage to us, though we opted for the house accomodation. The cottage is very clean & super comfortable. It is fully furnished,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We stayed at Pete's Farm Stay for 2 nights from April 2-4 with our 22mo and had a wonderful time. We opted for the 1 bedroom cottage, which was beautifully furnished with a very comfortable bed and lovely shower in the ensuite with excellent water pressure. This cottage provides a basic kitchenette with kettle, toaster, fridge and microwave, so if... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Our family of 4 adults stayed in a beautiful cottage in Pete's Farm Stay, and it was very warm, clean, relaxing, and cozy. The facilities were complete, with everything you'd need for an extended stay (even though we were only there for 2 nights). Pete and Gaye are very helpful and warm hosts! Gaye made such tasty muffins for our... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We stayed at Pete's Farm Stay with my parents, my husband and my 2 children March 17-20 and had a fabulous time. Pete and Gaye are lovely, warm people, the accommodations are very modern, clean and comfortable, and the meals were delicious. I can't eat sugar and grains and Gaye worked around my dietary restriction without a problem, producing gourmet... More

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gaysuz, Owner at Pete's Farm Stay B&B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We loved having you and meeting your family was great. As the sign says in our lobby "Enter as strangers- leave as friends" was really appropriate for your family. We were really disappointed about your bad experience on the other farmstay, so we are really happy you enjoyed it here. thanks again More

Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

We had a very nice en suite room and Pete was very friendly and gave us an introduction to his alpacas. However, of the 26 B&Bs we stayed in, this was the second most expensive, and, given its remote location, a tad overpriced.

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gaysuz, Owner at Pete's Farm Stay B&B, responded to this review

Hi. Pete and I are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. In regard to your comment about pricing you must take into account that we also give our guests a farm tour and sheep shearing experience. This is not a extra price. This is INCLUDED in our price. So we are not just a bed & breakfast place. thanks... More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Our two day stay at Pete's Farm was what B&Bs are all about. Not only were our hosts great people but we had the opportunity to share a very delicious BarBQ dinner provided by our hosts with two other couples. One couple was from our state (California) by way of Iran and the other from the Netherlands. The dinner table... More

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Address: 45 Mairaki Road, Rangiora 7471, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Rangiora
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Pete's Farm Stay B&B 4*
Also Known As:
Pete`s Farm Stay Bed And Breakfast
Pete`s Farm Stay Hotel Rangiora

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Petes Farm Stay is 25 minutes from Christchurch city and airport. Watch Pete shear a sheep up close and round up the sheep with his working sheep dog. Relax after a day sightseeing and enjoy the panoramic views from all the rooms in our new house. ... more   less 
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