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Doolan's Country Retreat

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  • Excellent94%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hospitality was amazing from our host Christine from the second we arrived. The home is a perfect country getaway with incredible grounds and views overlooking the lake in the distance and farmlands. The home is beautiful and the bed very comfortable. The breakfast / brunch...More

1  Thank cpooler88
Response from bedfordstreet, Owner at Doolan's Country RetreatResponded 3 weeks ago

It was lovely to get up this morning and read your review, thank you both so much. I hope you caught up with Hare on his farm. Take care best wishes. Christine.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Christine was a perfect host. She made us feel "at home" in her wonderful B&B. Christine told us about the stars of the southern sky. She had lots of helpful tipps for us. We had the best Eggs Benedict of New Zealand at her breakfast...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed here sadly for only one night but what a beautiful place to stay and what a lovely lady Christine is,she made us all feel at home with her hospitality, knowledge and help, even having time to help my wife who was feeling unwell...More

1  Thank barryfallowfield47
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We enjoyed the lovely setting with a gorgeous garden and stunning views. It was an easy drive into Rotorua, yet we were able to relax in the quiet of the country. We had a room with an outdoor patio where we enjoyed a glass of...More

1  Thank Patricia0703
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Christine is the most ideal host--knowledgable on every local topic from geology to astronomy to restaurants. Christine made us feel welcome and attended to every detail. The location of this B&B is breathtakingly beautiful and I truly wish we had more time to stay. Our...More

Thank Nancy W
Response from bedfordstreet, Owner at Doolan's Country RetreatResponded 13 March 2018

Thanks Nancy It was lovely to meet you all and hear about your wonderful travels. So sorry you lost your charm bracelet. Regards Christine

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