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Chy-an-Dowr / Rosemary Retreat

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“portobello road”(2 reviews)
“otago harbour”(2 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

This is a gem located in a peaceful garden beside Otago Harbour. Susan and Herman are impeccably hospitable hosts who are eager to offer helpful travel advice and recommendations. The apartment is comfortable and all details have been carefully attended to. A delicious self-served breakfast...More

Thank Euryn J
Response from Valkenswaarder, Owner at Chy-an-Dowr / Rosemary RetreatResponded 23 November 2017

Thank you for your review and we are very pleased you enjoyed your time at Rosemary Retreat. We really enjoyed meeting you both and it brought back our memories of Wales. Susan and Herman

Reviewed 25 March 2017

We had been on a tour of Australia and New Zealand for over 8 weeks when we arrived at the Otago Peninsula Rosemary's Retreat. It was a very sweet cottage owned by a very sweet couple Susan and Herman. The cottage was a real home...More

Thank Janet W
Response from Valkenswaarder, Owner at Chy-an-Dowr / Rosemary RetreatResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you, we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay and felt at home at Rosemary Retreat. And that you had a nice time exploring Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula. Susan & Herman

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our 2-night stay at Chy-an-Dowr. We booked the Canterbury Suite which is 5! rooms on the top of the house. Everything was extremely comfortable and cozy. We most enjoyed hanging out while watching the incredible view out the window. Susan and...More

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Response from Valkenswaarder, Owner at Chy-an-Dowr / Rosemary RetreatResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you. We enjoyed hosting you both and are pleased you had a comfortable time in the Canterbury Suite and that you enjoyed the views across the harbor. We would definitely love to see you back again one day. Susan & Herman

Reviewed 18 March 2017

what amazing little b & b, ( although your host will provide breakfast on request but you have to cook it ) upon arriving Susan . (our host and owner )met us at the front door and promptly show us where to park our car...More

Thank Wayne L
Response from Valkenswaarder, Owner at Chy-an-Dowr / Rosemary RetreatResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay at Rosemary Retreat. Enjoy the rest of your holiday in New Zealand! Susan & Herman

Reviewed 27 February 2017

This is a little gem of a B&B situated in a good locality on the Peninsula. I could not fault one thing wrong with this place and I travel alot around NZ I can highly recommend. Every detail was taken care for and really like...More

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Response from Valkenswaarder, Owner at Chy-an-Dowr / Rosemary RetreatResponded 1 March 2017

Thank you and we are pleased you had a nice stay at Rosemary Retreat. Good luck with your travels. Susan & Herman

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
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Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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USD 125 - USD 131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 125 - USD 131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"The apartment is a stand alone, very charming. I loved it."
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"excellent if you just want to wind down"
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"I hd the small 1 Bedroom studio with small garden out the back of main house"
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