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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

This was our second stay, we visited last year also. The views from the room and the pool across Bay of Islands are breath taking. The house and our room were immaculate and the hosts charming. 10 minutes drive from Keri Keri it's far enough away to be quiet and peaceful but near enough to civilisation for restaurants and shopping.... More 

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Franz Josef, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Wonderful stay with a brilliant welcome from mike and chris we h a v e stayed here before and we were delighted with the accomadation and mike's home cooked breakfast Swallows ridge is a lovely house and we would recommend it to any one Thanks mike and chris we will stay again Regards janice UK

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

We stayed with Mike and Christine for two nights. We had a lovely room and ensuite plus a lounge and kitchen to use with other guests. We had patio doors out onto a patio where we sat and drank in the views of the bay of islands and the product of local vineyards. Both were delightful. We also used the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

This location is excellent, although a touch difficult to find without a GPS (local garage very helpful with a map and instructions). The accommodation is of a very high standard and Mike was a super host. His cooked breakfasts will surely become stuff of legends and he has a good knowledge of local amenities and things to do to suit... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

We spent four nights at Swallows Ridge and would have been happy to stay longer. Mike and Chris are so welcoming. Each guest room is en suite and is of a very high standard - great shower. Very clean. Lovely views from the room. Use of pool. Fantastic breakfast cooked by Mike or if you want to leave early plenty... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

We recently had the good fortune to stay two nights at the Swallows. Chris and Mike were very warm and welcoming hosts and their home and property is stunning. Breakfast and effort of Mike especially on our early departure was above and beyond and most appreciated. A great place to stay if you are in the area or passing through.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Great time spent in our lovely homely room, great shower, nice clean pool .....great outdoor area to relax in the sun .....even after our 3rd visit mike and Chris never cease to impress. Lovely breakie with no pork sausages as we eat Kosher ....best friend eggs yummy. Thanks again, highly recommend to stay here, it will be money well spent.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

The best bed & breakfast place in New Zealand on this trip! The views are stunning, the room beautifully decorated and spacious with a top quality bathroom. The hosts are really friendly and very helpful. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Quiet peaceful comfortable luxury with down to earth hosts Mike and Chris made my first visit to Kerikeri a very relaxed enjoyable and memorable visit and I would love to stay again the next time I am in the Bay of Islands, Northland.

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Castlemaine, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Mike and Chris have a wonderful hideaway ready for you- about 10 minutes out of Kerikeri set amongst the rolling hills overlooking the bay of islands. If you want peace and quiet, a warm room and a cooked breakfast by your affable host, this is the place for you.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Visit our purpose built award winning accommodation (2010 House of the Year Silver Medal). Set in 21 acres, our secluded and peaceful location is a designated Kiwi area. Yet is near to town and only two minutes drive to Doves Bay Marina. Enjoy peace and tranquility with fantastic coastal views of the Bay of Islands, Kent Passage and Kerikeri Inlet. Swim in the heated 12mtr pool or relax on your own private patio. All rooms are large with en suite. Home made bread and eggs from our own chickens for breakfast. Visit Kerikeri's historic Stone Store, cafes, farmers market and art galleries, play a round of golf or take a trip to a local beach. Swim with dolphins or catch a marlin - we can arrange it for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swallows Ridge

Address: 32A Rangitane Road, Kerikeri 0294, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: $106 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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