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Behind the Bike Sheds

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32 Waipiata Domain Road, Waipiata 9397 New Zealand See on map
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
3 Star accommodation
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4 Nov.5 Nov.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Behind the Bike Sheds has clean, very small rooms with a short outdoor walk to the toilet and excellent shower. The bed is very comfortable. There is access to a washing machine and clothes line. The breakfast provided is a good quality continental breakfast. It...More

Thank Derrith B
Reviewed 30 April 2018

If you need to stay in Waipiata, I suggest you try to stay here, its a bit quirky, nice quirky, the shower is one of the best I have found on the rail trail and I've used quite a few over the ten years I've...More

Thank BeeGee99
Response from Debbie G, Owner at Behind the Bike ShedsResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you for your glowing review. It is always a pleasure hosting customers who appreciate the finer things in life 😃

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Our first night stop on the Rail Trail. Debbie you are the hostess with the mostess. Thanks for the beers and water on arrival. Excellent communication via text and email. This gem has the best rain shower which is so welcome after a day on...More

Thank CorinaG2
Response from Debbie G, Owner at Behind the Bike ShedsResponded 21 June 2018

Thanks for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to host you both. I'm glad you had a fab stay and hope the rest of your trail experience was just as good.

Reviewed 30 April 2017

I spent one night at this lovely kiwiana place during my bike ride on the Central Otago Rail Trail. The cottage with 2 bunks was very cosy and furnished with many individual touches. It offered great views of the nearby mountain chain. The bed was...More

Thank Sondra K
Response from Debbie G, Owner at Behind the Bike ShedsResponded 1 May 2017

Many thanks for your great review. It's a pleasure to host international guests in our little piece of paradise. Be great to see you again if you get back to NZ in the future.

Reviewed 28 February 2017

Wow! What a hidden gem. Debbie is the perfect host - warm and friendly. She's created a unique and utterly charming space for weary travellers to stop and rest. The cabin we stayed in was simple but beautifully presented - with a great area outside...More

Thank Kimberly M
Response from Debbie G, Owner at Behind the Bike ShedsResponded 1 March 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. It's so lovely to read that others enjoy the space as much as I do! Thanks again.

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Description
Behind the Bike Sheds is a uniquely designed cabin style accommodation situated beside the Otago Central Rail Trail in the South Island of New Zealand. We offer bed and breakfast and meals by arrangement. This More rural location also provides access to tramping and off-road biking tracks, winter sports, and four wheel drive tours through the stunning ranges surrounding the fabulous Maniototo plain. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
2
Price range
USD 88 - USD 92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Central Otago > Waipiata
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
2
Price range
USD 88 - USD 92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Central Otago > Waipiata
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Getting there
Dunedin Airport83 km
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"The top bunks are best avoided, if you need to get up in the night"
BeeGee99
30 Apr. 2018
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"highly recommend the cooked breakfast"
kensA6172XS
12 Feb. 2017
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"Quiet and private new clean, warm and fresh ...only two cabins in this spot ..I recommend that you book in..."
Kushila
12 May 2014
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