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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Auckland property reviews

  • Like staying at a friend's house

    "I happily recommend this modern, clean and well-equipped property. It felt like I had taken over a friend's apartment for a week, because everything you could want in a vacation rental is here. Good computer connection, well equiped kitchen with all the extras provided to make a good meal (spices, flour, oil, etc.), comfortable bed, roomy shower. Very nice outdoor area too, with barbeque and outdoor table set. Excellent and friendly communications with the owner. A short walk to the bus into central Auckland (no transfers required, about 1 hour), or else bus and ferry. Howich itself a nice little village with decent restaurants, and a supermarket less than five minutes walk away."
    Guest: Jimanddi Date of Stay: March 2013 Review Submitted: April 6, 2013
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  • Exceeded all our expectations !

    "My husband and I stayed here for 3 weeks (Dec 2012 / Jan 2013) and will definitely return on our next visit to NZ. It was the perfect location for us ... an easy, 20 minute walk to the holiday park where our family have a caravan ... and a stunning, tranquil retreat to escape back to each evening. Our late evenings in the hot tub, admiring the starlit sky became a daily favourite. The owners went out of their way to make our stay memorable and as pleasant as possible. There is plenty to do in the area ... amazing walks / hikes, stunning beaches, national parks, boating, great wineries, good shopping ... something for everyone. I would thoroughly recommend this property to anyone visiting the area."
    Guest: Lynne728 Date of Stay: December 2012 Review Submitted: February 4, 2013
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  • A Real Gem

    "We had a lovely week here on our visit from England. The accommodation is very spacious and there was plenty of space for four adults and two small children. The aspect from the garden is glorious with views of the sea but shade from the trees if needed. The house has real character and is very comfortable. We had a family party on our last night with four more adults joining us which worked really well. We would really recommend it."
    Guest: Poppa grumps Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 15, 2014
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  • Oak Hill Gang

    "Our group of eight (four couples) were warmly greeted by Ann after a beautiful welcome drive down the high green hedge lined path leading to a home I can only describe as an idyllic paradise! We pulled up to a home whose porch was surrounded by beautiful flowers while to our left was a tree covered area with a koi pond and a trellis that called us to see the other side of this gorgeous "secret garden". The grounds of several acres is well landscaped with numerous fruit trees. We enjoyed sitting on the back porch and taking in the surrounding beauty. Whether one looked out from the spacious kitchen, or from each of the four Bedrooms windows, we knew we would treasure this experience forever. Accommodations: Excellent. (Bed, linens). View: Excellent. Location: Excellent- country/quiet yet close to sightseeing & activities. Recommend:Highly."
    Guest: Cynthia Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: April 21, 2014
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