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    Karetu Downs Farmstay

    Waipara Gorge 1731 Ram Paddock Road RD 1 | RD1, Hawarden 7385, New Zealand
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          Reviewed 14 May 2017

          I was lucky to be able to snag a reservation at this place - my parents have always wanted to visit and stay at a Kiwi farmstay and this place couldn't get any more authentic than that. Everything about this place is amazing - the...More

          Thank Charles C
          Response from KaretuFarmstay, Owner at Karetu Downs FarmstayResponded 16 May 2017

          Dear Charles, Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. Bruce and I really do enjoy meeting people and love showing guests around our farm and introducing them to our farm animals. We are particularly pleased and delighted that you enjoyed meeting us and...More

          Reviewed 24 February 2017

          We never ended up staying at this property, cancelling at 24 hours notice. The day before we were due to arrive, we ended up leaving other accommodation at a nearby vineyard as it wasn't up to scratch (and that is being polite). We ended up...More

          Thank Waltercorgi
          Response from KaretuFarmstay, Owner at Karetu Downs FarmstayResponded 26 February 2017

          Thank you very much for this review. It is always unfortunate to hear reports from guests who have found some accommodation providers substandard. The B&B association to which we at Karetu Downs are members works hard to monitor and advise accommodation providers. If you see...More

          Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

          This place is just fantastic!! The drive from the main road is along a non sealed road with stunning views of the countryside - great fun! Karen and Bruce were very friendly and welcoming, perfect hosts. We stayed in the Musterers room; just gorgeous! Very...More

          Thank Dom_dd
          Response from KaretuFarmstay, Owner at Karetu Downs FarmstayResponded 26 February 2017

          Thanks Dom! What a lovely review. Both Bruce and I are delighed that you both had a great time. It was a pleasure taking you over to feed the sheep and the pigs...the sheep are always up for a photo oportunity when there is food...More

          Reviewed 15 January 2017

          Karen and Bruce were the perfect hosts for our brief trip to Karetu Downs Farmstay, helping us find out way around the area when needed and giving us privacy too. As avid athletes, Karen was so kind to drop us into town and get us...More

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          Thank Natalie R
          Response from KaretuFarmstay, Owner at Karetu Downs FarmstayResponded 17 January 2017

          Thank you Natalie for such a lovely review. Really pleased you guys had a nice time and it was my pleasure to take you to the start of the wine trail in the Waipara area. I will keep making the granola it seems to be...More

          Reviewed 15 January 2017

          We had a fantastic time .. To wake up to the sounds of sheep and to sit admiring the stunning landscape. Such a wonderful place to share with first time visitors to NZ. Karen and Bruce were extremely hospitable. We would definitely recommend a stay...More

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          Thank Allison A
          Response from KaretuFarmstay, Owner at Karetu Downs FarmstayResponded 16 January 2017

          Thanks Allison- you and the team were a pleasure to have stay in the Karetu Downs farm cottage. It was so lovely meeting you all and I hope you had an amazing birthday with your family and friends. We look forward to seeing you again...More

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          • Free Parking
          • Self-Serve Laundry
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          • USD 137 - USD 147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          "The Homestead is off the main house and is for one or two people whereas the Cottage is free standing and..."
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          "Not relevant as a home NOT a hotel"
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