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Swallows Ridge

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Ettlingen, Germany
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Chris and his wife are pleasant hosts, who make your stay as comfortable as possible. The location is awesome with a breathtaking view over the bay. The rooms are lovely designed and you have direct access to the garden and pool area. We spend there only a few days, which was really a pitty, because this was the best accomodation...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights and found our hosts Mike and Chris very warm, engaging and friendly. The house is beautiful as are the guest rooms -finished to a high standard and spotlessly clean. Elevated views make for a special experience. We found the attention to detail and thoughtfulness of the hosts really enhanced our experience. Breakfast was good, with...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This is a beautiful spot to discover the north end of the North Island.The views from the patio and pool area are fantastic. The hosts Chris and Mike were very helpful with tips about the area. Mike was very accommodating with breakfast.

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Cardiff
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Had a wonderful stay at Swallows Ridge. Mike and Chris are lovely hosts, the house is absolutely stunning, and breakfast served by Mike was excellent. Views, garden and heated pool are exceptional. Great entertainment from George their pet duck and Hennipenny the chicken, Wish we coould have stayed longer. It is a litle way outside Kerikeri so gettting back in...

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We stayed here for just two nights in early February at the beginning of a 6 week trip around NZ and it was one of the best B&B's throughout our trip. If I was planning the trip again I would have based ourselves here for longer as it is ideally situated for exploring all of Northland. A little way out...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This was my second visit to Swallow's Ridge. I loved it so much the first time, I had to visit again. Chris and Mike are the most fabulous hosts and nothing is too much trouble for them. The location is amazing - beautiful sweeping views and sitting outside by the pool is incredibly relaxing, so peaceful and serene. At night,...

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US
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

This B&B is ideally situated overlooking the Kerikeri inlet of the Bay of Islands. On a clear evening it is the perfect spot to sit back and enjoy a glass of wine while drinking in the natural beauty that surrounds you; or watch a glorious sunrise when you wake up in the morning. There were four of us traveling together...

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2016

This is one of the best B&Bs we have ever stayed in and a joy to reach after exhausting flights and a very long drive. Chris and Mike were excellent, welcoming hosts and helped make our stay so enjoyable. Swallow's Ridge itself is in a wonderful, quiet and scenic location with outstanding views of the Bay of Islands. The room...

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Golden, Colorado
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Swallow’s Ridge is a Class Act Two roomy modern bedrooms with huge windows, facing east; a lush garden with trees, gazebo and pool (off to right) beyond which is a stunning panoramic view of nearby hillsides with hedges, paddocks and trees, the Kent Passage and the Bay of Islands…amazing. Modern large bathroom; roomy closet; lots of natural light. Wonderful sunrises...

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Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Chris and Michael are fabulous hosts. Nothing is too much trouble. The views are amazing. The rooms have everything you need. Breakfasts are simple but ample. There is a comfortable lounge to relax, a lovely heated swimming pool and an individual patio to your room. We stayed nine nights and were so sorry to leave for the rest of our...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Visit our purpose built award winning accommodation (2010 House of the Year Silver Medal). Set in 21 acres, our secluded and peaceful location is a designated Kiwi area. Yet is near to town and only two minutes drive to Doves Bay Marina. Enjoy peace and tranquility with fantastic coastal views of the Bay of Islands, Kent Passage and Kerikeri Inlet. Swim in the heated 12mtr pool or relax on your own private patio. All rooms are large with en suite. Home made bread and eggs from our own chickens for breakfast. Visit Kerikeri's historic Stone Store, cafes, farmers market and art galleries, play a round of golf or take a trip to a local beach. Swim with dolphins or catch a marlin - we can arrange it for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swallows Ridge

Address: 32A Rangitane Road, Kerikeri 0294, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: $162 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“2 rooms both good.”
 of 5 bubbles Daniel27, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great”
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“Both rooms are identically well located with ground-floor western exposure to an amazing view of the Kelly ocean Passage.”
 of 5 bubbles pqueneau, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Both rooms are excellent with the same delightful outlook.”
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