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Underhill Valley Earth Huts

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

My wife and I spent three nights in heaven! Having a bath under the stars on a freezing Waikato evening was sensational! The next night we had a bath in the rain! The lack of electricity only adds to the wonder of being in nature - being woken by the birds, looking at the stars through the glass roof and...

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Reviewed 5 December 2015

Craig and Jessie received us at their gate and were very warm and welcoming to us. Craig is very friendly and took time to show us the facilities at Underhill and even taught us how to set the fire. The cottage is great, nicely decorated and very relaxing and peaceful for the mind. Everything was well-thought of and you have...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2015

No electricity, no free wifi, no telephone - none of the usual hotel amenties - and this is what makes Underhill the best. It really fits the new wave "Glamping" phenomenon, not how I would chose to live on a weekly basis but a real treat for the soul to go back to a more calmer and restful space. We...

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1Thank DeanHobart_Australia
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 16 September 2015

My husband and I stayed at Underhill for one night during our time on the North Island of New Zealand, and had the best time! We were met straight away at the gate, and taken down to the house, given a tour and overview of the property, and left to ourselves for the rest of our stay. We felt welcomed,...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 March 2015

OMG. We came from Australia for our honeymoon and this made our holiday. We even came back on our last night just to do it again. So private, you feel like you are the only people on earth. Lovely hosts. The outside bath was lovely, to be in under the stars at night and have a hot bath was terrific....

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1Thank Jill A
London
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We booked this at the end of our trip around the North Island of New Zealand. A great way to end a fabulous trip. Underhill is very different from any other hotel experience, and well worth stopping for a night or two to enjoy. Booking and payment were all really simple, and our hosts Jessie and Craig made us feel...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Booking easy. Instructions for the road trip not accurate - owner admitted she knew this and said "we must look at this as roads have changed" Met at the gate by the owner as arranged and taken to the "hobbit house" This building and nearby bathroom we were told by the owner were constructed by her father over several decades...

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LizAH1974, Owner at Underhill Valley Earth Huts, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments! We value all feedback about the Underhill experience and appreciate it takes time to complete a review. Your comments regarding the directions and check out time reminded us that we do have a few small details to update, so we're really sorry about any confusion this caused. These details will be rectified immediately. We'll also make...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 December 2014

I booked this as a night away for my husbands birthday, and we were wowed by the photos we looked at when we booked .. we were not dissapointed. The little piece of paradise that you feel privaleged to be able to stay in is AMAZING. From being welcomed by the owner and driven to the house and rounding the...

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1Thank alsden1
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 September 2014

This is a bit of a late review as we stayed in August... We really enjoyed our stay. Highlights were the outdoor bath, cooking on an old fashioned stove, using candles for light and just daydreaming watching the birds dart across the pond. We left feeling refreshed and as if we had been away for ages!

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1Thank BingThomas
Reviewed 13 February 2014

I surprised my husband with two nights at Underhill for his birthday. He was so impressed and we both loved our stay so much. The hosts are wonderful, catering is excellent, and everything is so well set up. Gorgeous fixtures and furnishings, and such a pretty setting. We would love to return in the near future.

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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Underhill Valley is part of Canopy Camping Escapes' growing network of New Zealand glamping sites. Built into the hillside, these remarkable hobbit-style huts have been beautifully hand crafted with rustic native timbers and ironwork, to create a sustainable and authentic space. Underhill Valley makes a perfect romantic retreat for couples. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Underhill Valley Earth Huts

Address: Whatawhata | RD 2, Hamilton 3285, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Hamilton
Price Range: $220 - $325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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