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Sunlover Retreat

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to reserve the Sunlover Retreat on the recommendation of friends. It's typically booked solid for months but the shoulder season allowed a 2-night stay. There are two separate accommodations (bedroom with en suite bath) with a shared common area. It's beautifully designed...More

Thank Vosges
Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded 1 week ago

Recommendations are the best for a property like ours. So we thank your friends so much for sending you our way. We are absolutely thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. Sounds like you made the most of what Sunlover and Tairua had to offer....More

Reviewed April 21, 2018

Everything to make a holiday stay had been thought of - no complaints, just comfort and joy. The location meant a walk down the steps to the wee town but was not a problem - the view from Sunlovers = well worth it. The breakfast...More

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Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded April 22, 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review. It can be a bit tricky to anticipate everyone's needs to make it a super enjoyable holiday but I'm glad we met your expectations.

Reviewed April 14, 2018

Fantastic place to enjoy the Coromandel Coast. Chris & Donna are fab hosts, the accommodation is luxurious amidst the amazing scenery with outstanding views from all aspects of the apartment. Breakfast was delicious especially Donna's homemade bread & baked egg & rosti. Found ourselves on...More

Thank yukonbob64
Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded 1 week ago

Hehe ... Chris will be so pleased that you said "Listen to Chris!". We love to send people to our secret little spots where they only have the "gulls for company" as it always reminds us of how NZ should be. Thank you for taking...More

Reviewed April 12, 2018

Lovely room with a breath taking view. Our room came with optional outside bath with a view. You must try Donna's homemade breakfast and bread delicious. Donna and Chris had breakfast with us so we could chat and find out more about the area. When...More

Thank julieh282017
Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded April 13, 2018

Rover, our dog, considers it his mission to ensure the guests are always greeting on return. The very best part of owning a B&B is the opportunity to chat with guests over breakfasts. Thanks for joining us and thank you for the wonderful review.

Reviewed April 11, 2018

We stayed here for two nights and it only has two substantial rooms for guests with a large shared sitting area. A large balcony with splendid views and a very friendly welcome from Donna Chris and Rover. It was like a family affair as we...More

Thank Johntherunner
Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded April 13, 2018

Hehe ... I love the bit about me being a runner! I suppose I shuffle along at pace! But on saying that, we really do know all the great paths following the estuary or at the beach. Thank you for a stunning review!

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Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Price range
$220 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$220 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Only two rooms"
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"Either room is fine and we stayed on the one on the left as you looked out from the balcony"
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"Both rooms are superb, one has an outdoor (private!) bath"
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"All rooms are great"
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