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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is a Pasfika flair at the Grafton Cottage and Chalets, you will be quite surprised. The rooms have great views of the Firth of Thames and you can really enjoy the peaceful surroundings and just chill.

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Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice & hospitable B & B, with warm & friendly hosts, an outdoor hot tub, chickens and the chalet was very comfortable. Upon our arrival, (after an overseas flight from Australia and our drive from Auckland) we were welcomed by 3 happy children and their mother, Rachel. Rachel made us feel very welcome and we got help with our...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only had the one night and found our room to be very comfortable in all ways - owners were very helpful and served us a beautiful breakfast plus plus. Would highly recommend this mote. Out of town but only a short driving distance to cafes pub etc. thanks

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1Thank Rhonda V
torbay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a warm welcome from Glenda we were shown our cottage-wow!Beautifully decorated well equipped and spotless.Towels and bedding were good quality.We didn't use the hot tub as it was late when we arrived but did sit our our private decking-shame about the flies biting!Spray yourselves!A lovely bed fantastic nights sleep after watching the sunset over the river.Glenda was very friendly...

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1Thank malcTorbay
Chippenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed one night while on holiday. Friendly welcome by Alby the owner, complete with biscuits and drink. Lovely individual cabin high up on hillside, with fantastic views. Easy to find with a satnav - might be a little harder in the dark without one. A 5 minute car ride into Thames high street to go for eats. Good bathroom &...

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1Thank MacanMan
Cheshire, UK
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here on our first visit to NX three years ago and made sure we stayed again this time. Rachel and Alby are a lovely couple who do a brilliant job running Grafton Cottage. The quality of furnishings and fittings is first class. The small pool and large hot tub are also very welcome after a long journey. The...

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1Thank phil100652
Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 24 February 2017

First stop from the Auckland airport after a long travel day. Alby greeted us as we pulled in, a very friendly host. He and his family live in the main house with the cottages close by on the property. Cottages were spacious and clean..very comfy bed. Very quiet for a much needed night of rest. Basic continental breakfast...wish we could...

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1Thank captkess59
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017

A really well equipped, clean chalet with everything you could need,. Breakfast was a great bonus, Just over an hour and half from Auckland airport, it was our first stop off after we arrived from a 27 hour flight, it was an easy drive to Thames and we enjoyed our 3 nights here and had really good nigh'ts sleep. Hot...

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1Thank Lesley B
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Excellent location with great views from our deck. Lovely garden spaces surrounding the cabin. Amazingly quiet and peaceful....and so dark! Wonderful hosts who gave us lots of help with places to go. Brought breakfast to us in the morning.

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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed there only one night unfortunately The price was very good for what we got... the cottage was very clean and well stocked... The location is perfect and very quite... the building and the garden are well looked after and the family that owns it are such a nice and lovely people... This place also has a spa and...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lonely Planets pick for Thames. Nestled high in the hills above Thames, Grafton Cottage and Chalets is in a excluded, peaceful tree-lined setting far from any traffic noise. At the end of each day exploring the Coromandel, relax in the spa, or simply laze by the pool overlooking the sea. BBQ your dinner while watching the sun set over the sea or sample the local restaurants. We offer self contained chalet accommodation in individually designed studio, 1 and 2 bedroom cedar chalets. A delicious full continental breakfast (Grafton Cottage style), on site staff and daily housekeeping is included in the room rate. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grafton Cottage and Chalets

Address: 304 Grafton Road, Thames 3500, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Thames
Price Range: $121 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grafton Cottage and Chalets 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“there are steps to reach each chalet, but I am not sure whether the cottage is easy to reach.”
DikjeP, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All amazing views.”
ElizabethB675, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“almost a honeymoon unit even for us married for 50 years”
675johnv, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There's a view from everywhere. Great facilities in room. Ask for a larger room if planning a longer, live-in stay.”
842brucec, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Kauri Chalet 5 is located highest part of the property. ALL rooms on the property are excellent!”
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RobVera, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
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