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Akaroa Country House

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  • Excellent48%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Jan 18, 2018
“When does Rustic become crap?”
Jan 21, 2017
“Quiet and secluded get away ”
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Reviewed January 18, 2018

My wife and I have been touring NZ for three weeks now and stayed in The Gardeners Retreat at Akaroa Country House. The house built and owned by Sue and Dave is approx 10 min drive into beautiful Akaroa. It is set in large lawned...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

A romantic, cosy and warm secluded hideaway with very hospitable hosts and an amazing breakfast, just outside Akaroa. We even had a surprise bottle of wine awaiting our arrival, having only booked an hour before arriving. The Gardeners Retreat was clean and welcoming and the...More

Thank ViralPoet
Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Loved my night at The Country House. Very rustic settling, with the obligatory sheep, great gardens, lovely brekky and David is a gorgeous host. Highly recommended. There's a pool for the warmer months, and lovely gardens to wander around in.

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed October 22, 2015

The gardeners Retreat is a lovely cottage. When we arrived it had just been upgraded by a new bedroom on the loft together with a new bathroom. We were offers a bottle of wine on our arrived and David gave us a lot of information...More

Thank Roel D
Reviewed March 23, 2015

Apart from a few cobwebs in the two bathrooms and a squeaky floor in the loft, this was clean and comfortable. Pool was lovely. Downside was all the overgrown plants all round the cottage and we had to go to the owner's house to get...More

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New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Takamatua Bay
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