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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2016

I usually do not choose to stay at B&B, because I am a bit of an introvert and like to keep to myself. I saw that Jude and Roger had a separate cottage and I was really looking forward to visiting French Pass and unplug, so thought I would stretch my comfort zone a little. What a great decision! Jude... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 2, 2016

We spent 2 nights here,last month.It was a wonderful stay.Where do you begin? Perfect hosts and amazing location,AND terrific food.Also we had our own trip around the Bay and Island .Thank you both,Michael and Struan

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 24, 2015

Wonderful welcoming hosts. Amazing food, (better than most resturants). Incredible vista. The wood fired outdoor bath on the beach is a must-do! An incredible place to stay and get away from it all. The drive there is one long postcard.

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Thank Willy S
Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

One of a kind accommodation in a stunning nz location! Jude and Roger are experienced hosts, providing delicious, healthy home cooking and relaxed dinnertime conversation in their beautiful home. Staying with them really is a taste of the good life, and you are guaranteed to leave feeling like you've had a proper holiday!

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Thank Bryony C
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Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Spent our wedding anniversary here in the very relaxing Seabreeze cottage. Loved the food - dinner was fish caught that morning from the bay, beautiful salads, roasted peppers and homemade bread. Also enjoyed our outdoor bath, with a few surprise fireworks!

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Bellevue, Washington
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed April 4, 2015

We wondered where on earth we were going after 10 miles on a gravel road. We had nothing to worry about when we found this lovely, charming, wholesome, clean, comfortable, well-run B&B. Judy and Roger know how to do things very well. Gracious, welcoming, helpful and hard-working, they run an excellent homestay. All the meals were super-fresh and delicious. Our... More 

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Thank Melville M
Boulder, Colorado
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Reviewed March 18, 2015

I'm not one to like being crowded in a hotel with a bunch of other tourists, so this was the perfect place for me. My boyfriend and I lucked out being the the only guests. It's worth the long, windy road to get out there. Once you're there, you're pampered in the best way possible with great food and views... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed February 8, 2015

We had the sea breeze cottage, up the hill away from the main house. It was fantastic. The hosts are very welcoming without being in your face, the dinner provided was great and the bath on the beach just magic, even though there was light rain. It's a very long windy road in and out, 1 1/2 hours from the... More 

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Thank Penny L
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed October 26, 2014

This was our third visit to Ngaio Bay in 3 years, enough recommendation in itself. We cannot understand why more people do not come to the hidden treasure of French Pass which is a spectacular area after an amazing drive. Ngaio Bay is a treasure too with the sort of hospitality that only comes from the heart- Jude and Roger... More 

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Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 26, 2014

It isn't the easiest drive to get there, and the track down to the home is steep but enjoyable. We both love places which are "real". This one certainly is. Our hosts were charming and great fun to be with. We loved the fresh and beautifully-cooked meals, with blue cod straight from the sea and veges grown in the garden.... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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Additional Information about Ngaio Bay Ecostay B&B

Address: French Pass Road, Ngaio Bay 7193, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Ngaio Bay
Price Range: $204 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Rooms are quiet, clean, private and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 583willys, Nov 24, 2015 | Read review
“Wifi is only available in the main house, not the Seabreeze Cottage. It's a steep walk down to the main house for breakfast and dinner but Roger offered to drive us up if we wished. But the view from there is wonderful and well worh it. There is a real sense of seclusion.”
 of 5 bubbles 911pennyl, Feb 8, 2015 | Read review
“We loved the Dolphin room!”
 of 5 bubbles TBridge_12, Mar 26, 2014 | Read review
“Total luxury away from it all up the hill, or a room on the beach. You decide.”
 of 5 bubbles 116geoffm, Feb 9, 2014 | Read review
“Sea Breeze cottage is a little piece of heaven - exquisitely quiet, fully equipped, spacious and with an outstanding view.”
  •                   Sea Breeze cottage is the building at the top on the left.
 of 5 bubbles adygarden, Mar 8, 2013 | Read review
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