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“Outstanding B&B with Wonderful Hosts” 5 of 5 stars
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232 Westdale Road | MAPUA, Bronte, Mapua 7081, New Zealand   |  
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4 nights for price of 3
Ranked #3 of 3 Bronte B&B and Inns
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
“Outstanding B&B with Wonderful Hosts”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

We have ejoyed a wonderful B&B experience at the Cat's Pjamas. The accommodations and property are exceptional and our hosts Chris and Lis have made us feel extremely welcome. The food has been out of this world and we would definitely recommend the Cat's Pjamas to anyone visiting the region.

Room Tip: We have a 2 year old son, Jacob, and so we found Fred's room ideal as it has a separate living a...
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  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CatsPJ7081, Owner at Cat's Pjamas Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, February 8, 2012
Enjoyed your brief stay - the best part of running a B&B is all the wonderful people we meet! Hope to see you down this part of the world again sometime. Kind regards, Lis
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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

Having never stayed in a B&B we had no idea what to expect. Any reservations were quickly dispelled when we were greeted by our hosts, Chris and Lis, who made us feel very welcome. The room was beautifully clean and the ambience of the property was delightful. Little extras such as having the bed turned down and a chocolate treat was unexpected but appreciated. Flexibility of breakfast time was offered. Breakfast on the verandah with a spectacular view was generous, nutritious and beautifully presented. Altogether a very satisfying experience and one we would look to repeat.
Caroline & Peter

Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Beautiful accomodation and surrounds. Fantastic food - kept us full for hours! Would highly recommend! Thank you :)

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

Thank you Lis for your wonderful hospitality and great suggestions for a solo traveller. I enjoyed my short break in your comfortable home. This was my first experience of a B & B in New Zealand and would certainly recommend Cats Pajamas to anyone with a taste for lovely organic breakfasts, comfortable room and a friendly chat! I think I have a "feel" for the Nelson region now.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

If you're planning for a trip around northern south island, please make sure you consider staying here, you will not be disappointed!

We stayed here for two nights just before Christmas 2011, and we had a wonderful experience at this B&B, it is truly a home away from home. Thank you so much for your hospitality Chris, Lis, you mum, and Tia!
Everything about this place was just perfect, the room (Fred's), the house, the breakfast Lis made, and the stunning view! Lis and Chris were very knowledgeable hosts, they provided us with lots of ideas and information for us to try during our trip there.
Sorry it took us a bit long to write this review, we've been busy during Christmas and the New Year period.

We hope to come back some time in the future, two days seemed too short! :)

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CatsPJ7081, Owner at Cat's Pjamas Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, January 21, 2012
Thanks Pearl. Look forward to your next potential visit :-) Enjoyed our time with you and sharing a bit of this beautiful region with you. Kind regards, Lis, Chris and Tia
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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

Wish we could've stayed more this one nite, it was lovely.
Bedrooms were big and comfortable and breakfast on the deck was amazing!! Love the ginger cat who is very friendly too!! Me and my partner stayed in one room with my partners parents in the bigger room next door. Would defo recommend to couples or families.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CatsPJ7081, Owner at Cat's Pjamas Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, January 13, 2012
Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Glad Tia was on her best behaviour for you too! Wishing you well wherever your adventures take you. Kind regards, Lis and Tia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

loved this place, stayed a night before walking the Heaphy. I forgot a small backpack and Lis kindly lent me hers, she even had our (amazing) bfast ready at 6.45am. The food was so lovely we didnt need to eat till 3pm! We spent another night there after the Heaphy and fully enjoyed the luxury of our gorgeous room. Lis had a great selection of coffees, fruit, hand-dipped chocolate available and all included. Loved arriving to see Lis' mum doing the ironing, what a sweetheart she is. Thankyou Lis for sharing your slice of paradise. Karen and Jim

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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CatsPJ7081, Owner at Cat's Pjamas Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review, January 13, 2012
Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I enjoyed both your visits and was impressed with your Heaphy exploits ( and sore feet). Looking forward to hosting you next time you tramp in our area.
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Address: 232 Westdale Road | MAPUA, Bronte, Mapua 7081, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Mapua > Bronte
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Bronte
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cats Pjamas B&B is a welcoming sunny home filled with local artists creations. Situated on 3 landscaped acres overlooking the sea. You'll be pampered with home made organic nibbles and amazing organic cooked breakfasts served on our deck with spectacular views. We're within walking distance of Playhouse Theatre and Cafe, and close to the restaurants and wineries of Mapua. Our back yard offers you 3 national parks. Everywhere you turn you're surrounded by spectacular beauty and serenity. ... more   less 
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Cat's Pjamas Bed And Breakfast Mapua/Bronte, Nelson-Tasman

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