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Hereweka Garden Retreat

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10 Hoopers Inlet Road Rd 2, Dunedin 9077 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent two nights there and felt amazing. Nice breakfast provided by the hosts. If you like your privacy you'll be rewarded. Great scenery from the balcony and loved the wildlife. Very good idea to put binoculars at disposition. Definitely recommend it

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We loved our stay. The key reasons for our enjoyment of this retreat ; The peace and tranquility and the total privacy located in a stunning 20 or so acres of botanic wonderland, on the world renowned Otago Peninsula. The ‘retreat’ itself is relatively luxurious,...More

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Response from Anna M, Owner at Hereweka Garden RetreatResponded 13 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a thorough review of our Retreat. You have appreciated and captured the essence of what our accommodation is all about.

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Beautifully designed chalet with wonderful views. We spent two restful days and nights there. Anna was friendly and helpful and the breakfast provisions were delicious. The Otago Penninsula has dramatic scenery and feels a long way from everything - yet it is not far from...More

Thank Paul F
Response from Anna M, Owner at Hereweka Garden RetreatResponded 13 August 2018

I’m glad you enjoyed your stay and the breakfast provisions. We make all the provisions ourselves for the breakfast from organic ingredients and of course the fresh eggs are provided by our own free range hens.

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We were greeted by Peter and he made sure we feel comfy at his awesome place. Anna came later in the evening to make sure we are ok. The place is super clean and magical with stunning view. It's a great place to spend the...More

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Response from Anna M, Owner at Hereweka Garden RetreatResponded 7 August 2018

Fizah. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at our Retreat. We think our bathroom is has a pretty amazing view too! And thank you for leaving our Retreat so beautifully clean and tidy.

Reviewed 27 May 2018

We had a wonderful time at Hereweka. What a beautiful and peaceful place to unwind and find balance again. It is an off the beaten track location with amazing views over Hoopers Inlet. The driveway can be a challenge, but once arrived at the cottage...More

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Luxury eco garden accommodation with spectacular views of Dunedin’s Otago Peninsula. Hereweka Garden Retreat offers self-contained architecturally eco-designed boutique accommodation. Located in the renowned Hereweka Garden, the secluded retreat property has the only remaining valley of native forest on the Otago Peninsula, and overlooks the breath-taking vista of Hoopers Inlet. Just 30 minutes drive from the central city in Dunedin, it is situated on the slopes of the iconic Harbour Cone, far from the noise of traffic and close to many attractions on the Otago Peninsula.

Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Platinum level
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Hidden Gems - Rules-Based, Great View, Romantic, Luxury
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionDunedin
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"just one cottage"
27 May 2018
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"Very cosy with the log fire . You wont need your PJ’s !"
10 Feb 2018
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"The supplies from Anna and Peter including eggs from their chickens and veg from their garden we’re a great..."
27 Dec 2017
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"Great anywhere!"
24 Nov 2017
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