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Kaeppeli's Bed and Breakfast
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Reviewed March 3, 2009

Kaeppeli’s uses a number of catchphrases to describe itself.
Among them 'Back to Paradise' and 'Gourmet Meals'.
Forget it!
The only statement that rang true was the great view of the Pacific Ocean.
When we arrived at the place on a steep gravel rood, we first thought that the owner had hoisted flags in our honour. When we came closer, we realised that it was drying washing.
The rooms are basic. The screen of TV set was the size of a post stamp.
The viewing platform was filthy; there were even blood stains on the floor and on one of the chairs. Somebody suicidal, perhaps?
The 3-course gourmet meal that was promised turned out to be fare unfit for a prison.
Give this place a miss. You can stay and eat for the same price - or cheaper - in a much more comfortable hotel.

  • Stayed: February 2009, traveled as a couple
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jiminee, Owner at Kaeppeli's Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2009

I am sorry that Mr VanRiebeeck did not enjoy his stay at Kaeppeli's B&B. Also sorry that he found the sight of freshly washed sheets fluttering in the wind, offensive upon arrival. The blood stains he refers to on the decking happen to be wood stain, after a storm there was possibly a little debris from the adjacent tree on the deck. My apologies.
Television is used by a minimum of our guests, and the size of these has never been an issue before. A big screen is available in the nearby local for any special sporting events, had he mentioned it I could have pointed him in the right direction.
Our meals consist of fresh homegrown products, soups, sauces, desserts, bread, conserves, jams all made in house, without the help of processed products. Organic where possible.
Back to Paradise and Back to Basics of how life once was, good hearty healthy food.
Here we do still make things ourselves and this is what most of our guests really appreciate, the freshly sun dried washing included.
Our steep gravel road gives us the advantage of being "off the beaten track" with a wonderful view and amazing night sky, where you can hear the morepork and kiwi call.

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Reviewed January 11, 2015
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Room Tip: Jedes Zimmer ist zu empfehlen!
  • Stayed: January 2015, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 20, 2013
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  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 9, 2012
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  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 5, 2012
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Room Tip: Vårt rum i huvudbyggnaden var underbart!
  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled as a couple
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