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The Rocks Homestay

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Poinciana, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We enjoyed staying at the Rocks with the exception of the biting bugs. There are no screens on the doors or windows and that makes for a stuffy room as there on Air Conditioning. Wine was served in the evening and the couple that run this establishment are delightful. We had a fantastic trip and this location was all a... More 

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Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Charming intelligent hosts, the best breakfast in NZ, very beautiful environment, good beds, clean apartments, an incredible view of the sea, I strongly recommend this place. Teresa and Peter make you feel at home. Thanks.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

The views are absolutely stunning. The rooms are clean and comfortable. They can't do enough to make you comfortable. Very knowledgeable of the area, hikes etc. Dinner in the area is just mediocre! You'll have to drive for good food.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Stayed for three nights in February and had a fabulous break away at The Rocks. Teresa and Peter were so welcoming and engaging but very happy to leave me to discover their wonderful home and beautifully wild garden. Homemade breakfasts every morning with local produce and light-hearted chat with the other guests made me feel right at home. The sunset... More 

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Parkland, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 601 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Any review has to be as much about the B&B as the owners. Peter and Teresa are lovely friendly people. However taking into account the price, The Rocks doesn't meet my criteria for a five star review. The problem with staying in a B&B is that it is very personal. You have a lot of interaction with the owners. This... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Stayed one night in February. Fantastic views with native birdlife in the immediate vicinity. Super friendly and professional hosts who really made us feel welcome. The breakfast was all home made and they make a special effort to keep the menu organic and it was very tasty! Highly recommended to anyone who likes one of those hidden-away special places that... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

We really enjoyed my two night stay in this lovely B&B, we were staying here in January and Teresa and Peter were very accommodating hosts, making us feel at home from the moment we set foot into the house. The room was very neat and clean and had an awe inspiring view over the ocean and mountain range. But I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

We had just a one night stop here on our way up the West Coast, intending, as most people do, just to see the Pancake Rocks. They certainly are worth seeing, at high tide is best, but there are also excellent tracks to explore through native forest along the Porarari river – you can kayak there too – and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our one night stay here despite the rain outside. The house has amazing views of the bush and the sea, and we enjoyed these from the large windows all around. We saw bellbirds, wekas and chooks out of the window; the latter providing eggs which were part of the delicious breakfast. Interesting and helpful hosts whom we... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

My friend and I stayed two nights at The Rocks in January. Teresa and Peter were fantastic hosts, making us feel very welcome. The rooms had the most gorgeous settings, each with balconies from which you could look out over the bushy treetops to the sea beyond. Clean and fresh decor, comfortable and spacious.. and the breakfast was outstanding. There... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Think wild coast, isolated beaches, Nikau Palms, stunning views and fern-filled rainforest. Your hosts, Eva and Roland, welcome you to The Rocks Homestay at Punakaiki, nestled on the West Coast, the wildest side of New Zealand. Experience Pancake Rocks and Blowholes, forest tracks and river walks, canoeing, beach rambles, memorable sunsets and enjoy delicious home made evening meals. Complete your day relaxing in the conservatory with fantastic views on the rainforest and the sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Rocks Homestay

Address: Hartmount Place 33, Punakaiki 7850, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Punakaiki
Price Range: $108 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — The Rocks Homestay 1*
Number of rooms: 3
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