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    Mairenui Rural Retreat

    Ruahine Road | RD 54, 4774, New Zealand
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

    Do not be discouraged by the 10 km drive, off the Highway 1 thinking that it will lead you to nowhere!!! Surprise, surprise!!! You will find yourself welcomed by a marvellous couple, David and Sue. We arrived there unexpectedly at 7pm and Sue prepared for...More

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    Response from SweetSueNZ, Owner at Mairenui Rural Retreat

    Thanks a million Maria! It was a surprise for us too! We really enjoyed meeting you & discovering about your country. Travel safely! Sue & David

    Reviewed 21 January 2017

    I spent two iChat's at Mairenui in January 2017. I was in the Manuatu to fish, and the guide recommended it. What a terrific find. David and Susan are gracious hosts on a wonderful property high up in the region. Sue's dinners feature homemade entrees...More

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    Response from SweetSueNZ, Owner at Mairenui Rural Retreat

    Thank you so much for your super review! We did enjoy having you to stay and hope that maybe we'll see you again one day. Best wishes, Sue & David

    Reviewed 7 October 2016

    This was possibly the highlight of my holiday coming here, we only stayed one night and i didn't want to leave the next morning, the house has so much character and was warm and cosy, loved that it had a record player and some really...More

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    Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

    People who prefer nature to busy cities will enjoy alot. Plenty of outdoors activities even pétanque ... Sue is a wonderful cook, she likes french food, good cheese etc ... and David always offers some good wine during dinner . Just love The place ❗️❗️❗️...More

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    Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

    Was awe by the interior of the Villa upon checking in. Comes with around 4 rooms which can sleep up to 10 people easily. I was drowned by the rustic and serenity of the 100 years old Villa and the surrounding. Despite isolated from the...More

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    • Price range
    • US$95 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    Room Tips
    "Three choices of accommodation. I like the Villa"
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    "Had the front bedroom with a view down the valley. Recommend it"
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    "I stayed in two different rooms. Both were great"
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