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Room With A View

20 Aubrey Street, Akaroa, New Zealand
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Wellington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

One of the best B & B's we have ever stayed in. Rosemary the Host is exceptional and has an excellent knowledge of the area having lived there most of her life. This 1887 house is so good and most interesting. It is comfortable way beyond what one would expect from such a old house. A very comfortable room, good... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Our apartment was so cosy clean and comfortable and the view was absolutely amazing. My 3yr old daughter loved having a bath on the balcony with the beautiful sunset in the background. Also all the generous condiments you supply was awesome. This is definitely our top pick for our weekend get aways in the future. Thank you so much for... More 

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Ballina, Australia
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Rosemary is a delightful hostess with the mostest, nothing being too much trouble. She's also very knowledgeable about the area. The house is very homely with a delighful garden and lovely sunsets which you can enjoy from the comfort of the verandah. We'd definitely return.

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Raleigh, NC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

We spent 2 nights at room with a view with another couple. We enjoyed the quiet cottage, just near the village. You get bay views, with a quiet atmosphere. It is conveniently located on the edge of town near the lighthouse. The rooms were simple, spacious. We shared a bath with the other couple. Rosemary treated us with a nice... More 

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Rosey was the most hospitable hostess. The house was a gem built in the 1800s. The room was huge and homely. Great homemade lemon meringue pie as a bonus was to die for. Great breakfast. Great verandah, with a fantastis aspect of Akoroa. There's not much Rosey doesn't know about this wonderful gem of the south island of NZ. Highly... More 

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Canberra
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We returned to Akaroa to walk the Banks Peninsular track for a second time and had enjoyed Rosemary's "Room with a view" B&B last time so we chose to reprise the decision to stay there. Great location a short stroll to Akaroa village combined with a host who made us feel welcomed and provided the best local tourist information that... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

WOW what a place!! it's definitely a room with a view. Rosemary was very welcoming and helpful. rosemary's home-made breakfast was amazing and the friendly chat over breakfast was even better. See you soon definitely bringing my mother! Ria-Anne

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Carterton, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This place and its host are utterly charming, both possessing all that is good about this harbourside town. Rosemary makes a wonderful breakfast with moreish warm croissants and fruit compote with her own homegrown peaches. She shares her local knowledge and gives advice about the area and its attractions in her gentle, friendly manner. This is the place to stay... More 

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wellington
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The room is spacious and felt like home, of course with a view of the bay. Rosemary who owns the place is the drawcard of this property. Her breakfast is great and her home baked croissant is divine. Rosemary's knowledge of akaroa and the neighbouring bays is superb! Her recommendations where to dine and booking us herself was very klind.... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

After spending three nights at Rosemary's house "Room with a View" we cannot imagine anywhere better to stay, or a nicer, more welcoming hostess. It is a charming, historic house in a beautiful garden with lovely roses. Our room, with a lovely view of the harbor, was spacious and comfortable with a good bed. Although our room had a TV,... More 

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Address: 20 Aubrey Street, Akaroa, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Number of rooms: 26
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