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Doolan's Country Retreat

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All reviewsricky martinshania twainnew zealandsurrounded by beautiful gardensbed and breakfastplaces to visitlake rotoruaother guestsbreakfast was deliciousstayed longerb and bwealth of knowledgebeautiful place to stayan easy drivecommon areasstayed for one nightoverlooking the lake
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Christine was a very friendly hostess, and her spacious property and surrounding gardens are truly lovely. Her home is in an excellent, peaceful setting some distance out in the country from Rotorua, so find it in the daylight, But, it is well worth the drive...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Hospitality was amazing from our host Christine from the second we arrived. The home is a perfect country getaway with incredible grounds and views overlooking the lake in the distance and farmlands. The home is beautiful and the bed very comfortable. The breakfast / brunch...More

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Response from bedfordstreet, Owner at Doolan's Country RetreatResponded March 28, 2018

It was lovely to get up this morning and read your review, thank you both so much. I hope you caught up with Hare on his farm. Take care best wishes. Christine.

Reviewed March 26, 2018

Christine was a perfect host. She made us feel "at home" in her wonderful B&B. Christine told us about the stars of the southern sky. She had lots of helpful tipps for us. We had the best Eggs Benedict of New Zealand at her breakfast...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2018

we stayed here sadly for only one night but what a beautiful place to stay and what a lovely lady Christine is,she made us all feel at home with her hospitality, knowledge and help, even having time to help my wife who was feeling unwell...More

1  Thank barryfallowfield47
Reviewed March 13, 2018

We enjoyed the lovely setting with a gorgeous garden and stunning views. It was an easy drive into Rotorua, yet we were able to relax in the quiet of the country. We had a room with an outdoor patio where we enjoyed a glass of...More

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"single story B & B so rooms are equal."
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