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“Wilderness House was wonderful!” 5 of 5 stars
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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   42 Rue Grehan | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand (Formerly Wilderness House)   |  
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Ranked #2 of 27 Akaroa B&B and Inns
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“Wilderness House was wonderful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2005

We spent our last night in New Zealand after a two week trip, at Wilderness House. Akaroa is beautiful and quaint, and the Wilderness House is a gorgeous historic home close to downtown. You can feel the french influence in Akaroa.
The owners, Jim and Liz were fantastic!! They made us feel very welcome in their home--with a wine reception just for our family after we arrived with wine from the grapes in their vineyard! And after we got home from dinner we enjoyed a glass of port with them and invited them to play some cards with us, which they did! We actually stayed up until about 2am talking with Jim and hearing some wonderful stories.
The next morning we had a delicious gourmet breakfast with fresh salmon and eggs, and we were truly sad to leave our gracious hosts, their beautiful home, and New Zealand.
If you are in Akaroa, we highly recommend a stay at Wilderness House--you won't be disappointed!

  • Stayed November 2005
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 42 Rue Grehan | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand (Formerly Wilderness House)
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #2 of 27 B&Bs / Inns in Akaroa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Beaufort House Akaroa 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Treat yourself to a memorable experience in one of Akaroa’s gracious historic homes. A charming and romantic retreat nestled in a beautiful one acre garden and vineyard. Enjoy cosy open fires and gorgeous bedrooms. Join us for a glass of our estate wine in the evenings. Linger over our special cooked breakfasts. Tranquil, private and secluded yet just a short stroll to the village. Open all year round, multiple night rates and group bookings available. ... more   less 

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