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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

This is an ideal little spot to stay along the coast next to the pancake formations with a lovely view of the beach....and the night sky is amazing! We stayed here in the off season and they upgraded us to a 2 bedroom suite with a spectacular view of the ocean and a kitchenette. (Most of the rooms here have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

The cottages are situated up above the main road looking out to sea. Each is different from the others. The ones up front have the best views. We loved the cottage we had with an outside tub. The owner was very welcoming and helped us to plan a self guided hike up into the hills and between the two large... More 

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Thank Kbartur
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Rimu Cottage for a night and had a great time. Wish it were longer! The cottage was very cute, super tidy and included an outdoor tube which we made use of during a thunder storm. Self contained, we had a great breakfast with the free range eggs and homemade bread available the next morning. We will... More 

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Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We had 1 lovely night in Rata studio. We wished we could have stayed longer. The setting is super peaceful, the studio has everything you need. It's spacious with well defined areas. Highly recommend.

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Cambridge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

The cottage was spacious but lacked any charm. However, as a one night stopover, it was sufficient. The kitchenette and bathroom were basic and furniture was tired. Pancake rocks are definitely worth a visit and this B&B is very close by.

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Broomfield, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We stayed here for one night and had a great experience. Our host emailed us ahead of time offering us a variety of food that she could have ready for us, since there are very few options in Punakaiki. The prices were very fair and it was great to have the food waiting for us in our room! I only... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We stayed in the Rata Suite, which I recommend. The cottages are spacious and well decorated and you had a view of the ocean. For a small fee, the owners provided us a grill, and we grilled fresh fish on the deck. The pancake rocks are a short walk and they are also close to a small beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Very clean, contains all needs, outdoor bath, spectacular scenery, amazing sunsets, friendly hosts. Indoor, outdoor flow. Quiet, private. Bird song, trees, flowers - flora and fauna - typifying our beautiful West Coast.

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Thank Jenny B
Salem, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

We loved the location - the sound of the surf was all night music.. The two young ladies who checked us in were charming and efficient. The room was large and clean, The beds comfortable and the deck overlooking the ocean was magnificent for star gazing. Of all the places we stayed in NZ, this was our favorite.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night to view pancake rocks & the national park. Due to limited availability we stayed at his venue. Really a very poor value for money place. It was obvious from the moment we opened the door that no one had stayed here for quite some time. The cottage was very musty & the bathroom vanity dusty.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Five secluded, stylish cottages, surrounded by native bush, huge limestone outcrops, wild hydrangeas with stunning sea views. Choose from studio, one or two bedroom self contained options. Each cottage has its own design and character. We are 600 m south of the Pancake Rocks. Horse trekking available from end of October to June. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hydrangea Cottages

Address: Main Rd, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Punakaiki
Price Range: $121 - $303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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