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Heron's Rest

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Beachfront
Hot Tub
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Reviewed 6 September 2014

We spent two nights at Heron's Rest in February 2014. It is a bit out on a limb, but well worth the journey over Takaka Hill. Angus and Maureen were perfect hosts, and the accommodation was extremely well equipped and comfortable. However, the owners intimated...More

Thank Lois167
Response from scotland307, Owner at Heron's RestResponded 8 September 2014

Great to hear from you Nigel and Lois. We so enjoyed your company and would hope, one day, to meet up with you again - either here or there. We saw Evie and Bob at an enjoyable Pacific Island concert they'd put on in Motueka...More

Reviewed 12 April 2014

My husband, adult son and I spent one night in mid-March 2014 in the "2 bedroom cottage". We arrived after dark. We were able to find Gibbs Rd. without difficulty but had a very difficult time specifically locating Heron's Rest. The description stated "2 bedroom...More

Thank CathieLS
Response from Angus S, Owner at Heron's RestResponded 16 April 2014

Sorry you were here for such a short time because it would have been nice to get to know you better ... especially as you were horse-riders!

Reviewed 7 February 2014

A spacious 2 bedroom cottage with well stocked kitchen, nice eating area and secluded deck. Very comfortable bed and nice and quiet. Located on the hillside, it offers fantastic views of Collingwood and Golden Bay. There is a cute outdoor tub tucked in the trees...More

Thank Charlie499270
Response from Angus S, Owner at Heron's RestResponded 9 February 2014

Hi glad you enjoyed your stay.Hot water problem solved, Hope to see you again in the near future

Reviewed 28 January 2014

Jeannie and I stayed in the cottage: - Peace, quiet, a cocoon of greenery, all kinds of space, plus a 2nd room for our "stuff" - Looks over the ocean, plus a huge bath hot-tub hidden in the foliage a dozen steps downhill - Is...More

Thank pqueneau
Response from Angus S, Owner at Heron's RestResponded 30 January 2014

We enjoyed your company and it was great that you took advantage of our wonderful area. Happy riding

Reviewed 14 January 2014

We stayed at Heron's Rest in late December and had a lovely time. The house is in a fantastic location which has views over the bay and beaches. Only a short stroll down to the town where they have a number of local shops. Angus...More

Thank Michelle B
Response from Angus S, Owner at Heron's RestResponded 16 January 2014

Thanks for comments hope to see you in our area again Angus and Maureen

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Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
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Refrigerator in room
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Hot Tub
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USD 94 - USD 118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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USD 94 - USD 118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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"its a two bed (1 double and 2 singles) cottage"
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"The Cottage: Peace, quiet, a cocoon of greenery, all kinds of space, plus a 2nd room for our..."
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"The cottage does sleep 4 but we would have hated to have been more than 2 people as our large overseas..."
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