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Bush Sand and Sea

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
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Kitchenette
Spa
Breakfast included
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

The place is on top of a mountain in a most beautiful location. the house is so comfortable. we loved the spa, it really helped after 1.5 day of Hillary trail walk. We will definitely stay there againMore

Thank Ameneh S
Response from LynHappy, Owner at Bush Sand and SeaResponded 18 June 2017

Thank you for the review. We get great pleasure in helping Hilary Trail walkers get the most out of their time. Time is precious, but you made the most of yours and this was a good introduction for your 1st NZ trip! Each stay is...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great restful haven after a day on the challenging Hillary Trail .The stunning view from the lounge down to the sea was memorable as was the comfort offered in this well designed accommodation. Alan and Lyn were great hosts and were very flexible and thoughtful...More

Thank Tony C
Response from LynHappy, Owner at Bush Sand and SeaResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you for completing the 'to do' list for your epic trail trip by placing a review as well. You were all so well organised, able to adapt to weather conditions, truly prepared for anything. What a great Team and congratulations for your achievement too....More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

My girlfriend Lou and I loved Bush, Sand, and Sea. Lyn and Alan were great hosts. On our way to the B&B I stupidly managed to get my car stuck in a ditch. Lyn and Alan -- without any judgment of my driving abilities --...More

Thank eddiegregg2017
Response from LynHappy, Owner at Bush Sand and SeaResponded 24 March 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. Glad you liked us and the glow worms! Have to update you, after you got stuck, we complained to the Council, they agreed it was a hazard and repaired- so we now have a very...More

Reviewed 23 February 2017

We had a wonderful stay here. Lyn and Alan are great hosts – making you feel completely at home and offering suggestions of things to do. The guest lodging is self-contained – you have your own separate apartment with kitchen, dinette, sitting area, bedroom, bath,...More

Thank Mary J
Response from LynHappy, Owner at Bush Sand and SeaResponded 27 February 2017

Thank you so much for this review. High praise indeed..."It was definitely one of our best experiences in New Zealand – and we had many wonderful experiences!" It's always our goal, every stay should be the best it can be, but we are always thrilled...More

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Suitable for a couple only who want a remote night in the Waitakere ranges and a day trip to bethells beach. You need to drive to the beach or to particular walks in the Bush. friendly and helpful host. Had a problem with locking the...More

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Response from LynHappy, Owner at Bush Sand and SeaResponded 19 January 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post on Trip Advisor. It's a useful and factual review for other Travellers and I am glad we suited you and your parents. Yes, we are ideal for 1 couple, but have had many 2 couples, etc, and...More

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Free Parking
Beachfront
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
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Refrigerator in room
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Spa
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USD 141 - USD 153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 141 - USD 153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Only 1 room available on site and a bit expensive, has good views"
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"No kids allowed, but our 14 year old had a great time."
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"Only one room - book well in advance!"
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