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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Medlands Beach is a heavenly place on Barrier and this is a special place to stay at Medlands. Beautiful views from the house and the kindest, nicest hosts you could ever hope to meet. The 2 bdroom villa we stayed in was comfortable, clean, great beds and great value - overall - just perfect. Treat yourself and your family. The...

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The best words to describe your stay is amazing. They are so friendly and all the basics stuff is there in the kitchen, great beds, clean showers, but the best is the hospitality. I have received all the good tips where to go and they are so helpfull! Great place to stay if you like some relaxing time on a...

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HamiltonNZ
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I was over on the island for three nights and struck gold with staying here. I stayed in Villa 1 and it was perfect. The bed was so comfortable i could have stayed in it all day reading a book. Everything you need for a comfortable stay was provided. Fluffy towels, well laid out kitchen and comfy couches. I got...

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Thank Katsolo
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This was a fantastic family weekend away on the Great Barrier with very friendly local people and even though it was winter our accommodation was cosy warm. The location was handy to everything on the island. Our hosts were so helpful with our booking and hiring us a car - just tried to make everything simple for us. We drove...

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Thank TripleGee3
Sydney
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Very helpful, hospitable owners. Comfortable accommodation, it was great not having to take a sleeping bag as ample, warm bedding was supplied. The showers run off solar (no electricity on the island, there are only generators). Water is heated by a wet back on cloudy days. The kitchen has gas stove, fridge/freezer and many plates, pans etc. There is no...

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2Thank Colostomy
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 May 2015

From the moment we arrived to the time we left we were treated like family. Treats like Robyn making pancakes or Malcom taking us Fishing made us very comfortable. Ii don't know if everyone gets the same treatment but we felt very special. The Island is absolutely beautiful and weather you fish ,surf ,canoe or just trek around you wont...

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2Thank glynat52
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2015

having just spent 7 days on Great Barrier Island, I can honestly say it was one of the best holidays I have ever been on. The owners, Malcom and Robin were fantastic, and couldn't do enough for us. The location overlooks Medlands Beach, what a fantastic view. There was so much to do, surfing , fishing and treaking. I will...

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Thank johndh62
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2014

We were in the 'middle house' which is the first of the two villas - well lets just say house because it was a fairly normal house. $150 a night as it's peak season. Friendly and helpful owners. You'll need to use their landline from time to time if you are organising transport or other activities, as cellphone reception is...

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1Thank glennomeister
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 October 2013

What lovely hosts Malcolm and Robyn are! We had the house at the top - amazing wood fire oven that keeps you nice and cozy and your clothes dry. The house is clean and tidy with everything you could need and the Medlands Beach is just stunning. Couldn't recommend this place enough!

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Reviewed 12 April 2013 via mobile

Lovely place in a lovely setting. Fantastic views. Room (backpacker) was very comfortable and the dinning area has everything you need. The hosts are really friendly and make you feel very welcome. Just watch out for the chucks ;))

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Address: 9 Mason Road, Great Barrier Island 0991, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Great Barrier Island
Number of rooms: 8
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“The middle villa has the best views”
  • great views
 of 5 bubbles glynat52, 11 May 2015 | Read review
“I never stayed in the villas, just the rooms near the communal dining area...I would choose the one on the end, just for more privacy. All good.”
 of 5 bubbles Michelle22504, 4 Jan 2012 | Read review
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