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Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Taumarunui, Manawatu-Wanganui Region, North Island

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CookRE
Harare, Zimbabwe
Level 6 Contributor
433 reviews
84 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
“Faultless ”
Reviewed 17 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Such a wonderful place, so peaceful and in a perfect setting.

The cottage is superb, with everything you could possibly need.

The gardens are enchanting and with so many beautiful birds it was captivating.

Melana was a superb host and the breakfast provided was just great.

Would highly recommend this to anyone travelling on the Forgotten World Highway.

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eddieandc...
S. Lincolnshire
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very special place”
Reviewed 11 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

Bradley's Garden is a piece of heaven on earth. We loved everything about it. Melana handled everything with calm efficiency and nothing was too much trouble. She deservedly gets all the best reviews

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Liked best: Relaxing environment and top notch service
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
12 Feb 2016
Such a pleasure having you stay...thanks so much and I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay here in NZ
Kind regards
Melana
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Mark F
Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Its the little things that make it special”
Reviewed 22 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015

Our wonderful accommodation at Bradleys Gardens was amazing and we were looked after by Melana who was just the BEST host. This place is a true hidden piece of paradise that we were fortunate to discover. It is well worth the little diversion off the beaten track and I highly recommend even visiting the gardens if you are passing through Taumarunui.
The accommodation was very well presented with everything spotless. Melana was very well organised and meals were always available as scheduled. The room was tidied while we were out and we came back to a nice presented cottage.
There were little things like the complimentary drinks, the chocolates, the cakes, the information about activities, and the interest shown in us, which made it all so special.

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Liked best: Everything! Cottage, Gardens, breakfast, and more!
Liked least: Nothing.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
12 Feb 2016
Thanks so much Mark...you made my day!
melana
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Vicky V
Waikato Region, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Tranquil Paradise”
Reviewed 11 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015
1
person found this review helpful

WOW! what a wonderful place, Melana has thought of everything even a slice of freshly made chocolate cake awaiting in the kitchen. The property has immaculately groomed gardens and the room is faultless from its beautiful decor to the 5 star linen nothing has been forgotten in this little slice of tranquil paradise.
I can easily say its the most wonderful place i have stayed and would highly recommend traveling out of your way to stay at Bradley's B&B. Perfection!
Thankyou

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Liked best: the whole experience
Liked least: there was nothing to dislike
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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kowhai78
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Home away from home”
Reviewed 15 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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person found this review helpful

What a great place to stay! Extremely comfortable, beautiful furnishings, very tidy, gracious hostess with enviable attention to detail, beautiful surrounds, and AMAZING breakfast.Thanks, Melana!

Travelling group: Solo Traveller
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