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The place is on top of a mountain in a most beautiful location. the house is so comfortable. we loved the spa, it really helped after 1.5 day of Hillary trail walk. We will definitely stay there againMore
Thank Ameneh S
Response from LynHappy, Owner at Bush Sand and SeaResponded June 17, 2017
Thank you for the review. We get great pleasure in helping Hilary Trail walkers get the most out of their time. Time is precious, but you made the most of yours and this was a good introduction for your 1st NZ trip! Each stay is...More
Great restful haven after a day on the challenging Hillary Trail .The stunning view from the lounge down to the sea was memorable as was the comfort offered in this well designed accommodation. Alan and Lyn were great hosts and were very flexible and thoughtful...More
Thank Tony C
Response from LynHappy, Owner at Bush Sand and SeaResponded April 13, 2017
Thank you for completing the 'to do' list for your epic trail trip by placing a review as well. You were all so well organised, able to adapt to weather conditions, truly prepared for anything. What a great Team and congratulations for your achievement too....More
My girlfriend Lou and I loved Bush, Sand, and Sea. Lyn and Alan were great hosts.
On our way to the B&B I stupidly managed to get my car stuck in a ditch. Lyn and Alan -- without any judgment of my driving abilities --...More
Response from LynHappy, Owner at Bush Sand and SeaResponded March 23, 2017
Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. Glad you liked us and the glow worms! Have to update you, after you got stuck, we complained to the Council, they agreed it was a hazard and repaired- so we now have a very...More
We had a wonderful stay here. Lyn and Alan are great hosts – making you feel completely at home and offering suggestions of things to do. The guest lodging is self-contained – you have your own separate apartment with kitchen, dinette, sitting area, bedroom, bath,...More
Thank Mary J
Response from LynHappy, Owner at Bush Sand and SeaResponded February 26, 2017
Thank you so much for this review. High praise indeed..."It was definitely one of our best experiences in New Zealand – and we had many wonderful experiences!" It's always our goal, every stay should be the best it can be, but we are always thrilled...More
Suitable for a couple only who want a remote night in the Waitakere ranges and a day trip to bethells beach. You need to drive to the beach or to particular walks in the Bush.
friendly and helpful host. Had a problem with locking the...More
1 Thank TKurdgirl
Response from LynHappy, Owner at Bush Sand and SeaResponded January 18, 2017
Thank you for taking the time to post on Trip Advisor. It's a useful and factual review for other Travellers and I am glad we suited you and your parents.
Yes, we are ideal for 1 couple, but have had many 2 couples, etc, and...More
$136 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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