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Hydrangea Cottages

Main Rd, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here only for a night. On booking and communicating over mail, he informed us about important things like eat in Grey mouth and fill petrol up as there is limited option to eat in Punakaiki and nowhere to fill petrol. We were driving from Christchurch and got pretty late. We arrived at 8:00 pm and the owner was... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

More Kiwis should travel in their own country in winter! The West Coast has so much to offer and we had fantastic weather in August with few people around and good rates. Lovely walks and outdoor adventures in this area - the caving experience at Charleston is highly recommended.

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Chapel Hill
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My family and I just returned from a three week visit to New Zealand and Australia. Our time at the Hydrangea Cottages was one of the best nights of our trip. The cottage was so comfortable and the views were amazing. Our deck was perfect for watching the sunset and early morning sunrise. So peaceful and relaxing that you could... More

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Wellington, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My family and I stayed in Rimu cottage for 2 nights and we loved it. The cottage was lovely as soon as you walked in you could feel yourself relaxing. The cottage was clean and had everything you could need. THe owners were friendly, knowlegeable and very helpful. We will be back!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My husband and I were only able to stay here for one night, but this was the one area that we wished we had been able to stay longer. We stayed in the Miro cottage and it was perfect!!! The internet worked fine and our view was incredible. The manager was very nice to watch our belongings for the day... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My husband and I planned an extended weekend away and choose Hydrangea Cottages at Punakaiki with a pin in a map type attitude. We certainly won on that experience, Laura (the owners were away) welcomed us and made us feel perfectly at home. The unit we stayed in was very clean and extremely comfortable. I wouldn't hesitate to highly recommend... More

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Brighton, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We needed at least an overnight stop between our Abel Tasman experience and getting to the Glacier region in the south and Puakaika seemed to come up as recommendations. Of all the accomodation options the style of HC. seemed appealing so we booked a 1night stay in the Rimu Cottage on their home web site. Just for practicalities, we left... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Clean and tidy plenty of space. Nice and helpful staff. Could of stayed longer. We turned up with our 9 month old and there was no issue with getting a portacot for him. The only thing we did not receive on arrival was milk but I had some so no crisis there

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MAnchester
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10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We stayed in Rimu just for one night. A great little place with a comfortable bed, good hot shower, a great view, and a fun outside bathtub! Great hosts who were very helpful and gave good advice about where to eat etc.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We really enjoyed our one night in Miro cottage - particularly the outdoor bath which was lovely and relaxing after a long drive. We would recommend reading about your cottage before booking as some definitely had better views than others.

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Address: Main Rd, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Punakaiki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
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