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Mairenui Rural Retreat

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Ruahine Road Rd 54, 4774 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Tennis Court
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Wonderful place to stop in in the NZ countryside. The hosts are charming and the accommodation to a good standard. We had the older house to ourselves (1895 built) with a bedroom and en-suite. Ther house has other rooms plus lounge and kitchen as well,...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Spent 3 nights here, a real rustic rural retreat. Great room with good beds and facilities. Generous and welcoming hosts Sue and David. Good breakfasts and fantastic 3 course meal for dinner, and of course good wines. Great to share travel stories with Sue and...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Do not be discouraged by the 10 km drive, off the Highway 1 thinking that it will lead you to nowhere!!! Surprise, surprise!!! You will find yourself welcomed by a marvellous couple, David and Sue. We arrived there unexpectedly at 7pm and Sue prepared for...More

Thank Maria T
Response from SweetSueNZ, Owner at Mairenui Rural RetreatResponded 5 February 2017

Thanks a million Maria! It was a surprise for us too! We really enjoyed meeting you & discovering about your country. Travel safely! Sue & David

Reviewed 21 January 2017

I spent two iChat's at Mairenui in January 2017. I was in the Manuatu to fish, and the guide recommended it. What a terrific find. David and Susan are gracious hosts on a wonderful property high up in the region. Sue's dinners feature homemade entrees...More

Thank Bzigas
Response from SweetSueNZ, Owner at Mairenui Rural RetreatResponded 5 February 2017

Thank you so much for your super review! We did enjoy having you to stay and hope that maybe we'll see you again one day. Best wishes, Sue & David

Reviewed 7 October 2016

This was possibly the highlight of my holiday coming here, we only stayed one night and i didn't want to leave the next morning, the house has so much character and was warm and cosy, loved that it had a record player and some really...More

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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Tennis Court
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
USD 86 - USD 99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
USD 86 - USD 99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island
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Traveller (42)
Room & Suite (8)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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"Three choices of accommodation. I like the Villa"
carolc430
25 Mar. 2015
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"Had the front bedroom with a view down the valley. Recommend it"
peteri1
4 Dec. 2012
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"I stayed in two different rooms. Both were great"
RickM881
17 Dec. 2011
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