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54 Leask Bay Road, Stewart Island 9818 New Zealand
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#4 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Stewart Island
JENSEN BAY HOUSE Affordable luxury accommodation (B&B and Homestay option) Double rooms with en suite Continental/cooked breakfast Leisurely stroll to the village Water Taxi & guided walks The house and garden have been designed by Feng Shui masters and a Hindu-monk. There is an amazing energy, inspiring senses and spirituality.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
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Jacque W wrote a review Mar 2021
Gisborne, New Zealand3 contributions
We celebrated my partners 40th here, Manfred was an awesome host and made the trip extra special! Breakfast was fab, Manfred helped out with recommendations, we fed the friendly kaka! Def recommend as a nice place to say.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Jeremy P wrote a review Mar 2020
Auckland, New Zealand434 contributions39 helpful votes
Situated a short distance from Oban, the location has its own views out over Halfmoon Bay/the Strait and close proximity to stunning Hammond Bay & the view fulled track to Ackers Point. A comfortable and warm house, the upstairs room is definitely the 'room with the view' and visiting kaka. The hosts are welcoming, knowledgeable, and assist with transportation/shuttle. And the local kiwi is a great nightly view. A good base while enjoying the activities of Rakiura.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Neil Croucher wrote a review Jan 2020
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I can't speak highly enough about your hospitality and kindness as hosts. I will definitely come again. The accommodation is situated in a beautiful bay looking over the water. They were very flexible in willing to responding to my accommodation request at such short notice
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Date of stay: January 2020
Response from rakiuraadventure, Manager at Jensen Bay House
Responded 12 Jan 2020
we have enjoyed your stay with us very much and welcome back any time!
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Claus-Dieter wrote a review Jan 2020
Hamburg, Germany6 contributions
Once more another perfect stay with super hosts! All Family members wants that your stay become awesome. Every time you want to have a lift, by car or water taxi you will get it, where you want and when you want - unbelievable! Manfred is also able to create special events, unic cruises or walks. I can highly recommend this , 4 shure.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from rakiuraadventure, Manager at Jensen Bay House
Responded 4 Jan 2020
thanks for this great review! we have found out that the most important component of hosting is to enjoy time together and to enjoy ourselves instead of just to provide a professional service to paying guests. to have a great time, especially a memorable one, it needs always to be on a similar wavelength. thanks for being such like-minded guests!
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Gamp21 wrote a review Dec 2019
Leicester, United Kingdom68 contributions22 helpful votes
The review by Bravo01 mirrors our experience at Jensen Bay. This is a nice place to stay, but in the scheme of all the other places we stayed in our 4 weeks in NZ we can only assess as average. We stayed in the upstairs room, it is spacious and has lovely views out to the well maintained garden and the sea beyond. The sofa in front of the patio doors is a lovely spot to sit and read when it rains. However when the sun is out it is very hot even with the doors open. The bed was the smallest of our travels, with bed linen that wasn’t luxurious in any way. We had two single duvets for the double bed which wasn’t ideal. The bed is on a plinth which was awkward to negotiate in the night when we needed the loo. For anyone with mobility issues we could not recommend it. Breakfasts were ok, fruit salad excellent, the cooked element was a poached egg on a cold plate and the breads were pretty hard, not freshly baked. The location is circa 20 minutes walk from Oban. We were kindly offered lifts to town and many restaurants will offer return journeys free of charge. It would have been nice if we could have borrowed the bikes in the garage to explore a bit further, we did ask but were told they needed to be serviced. We stayed three nights and the room was not serviced during this time.
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Date of stay: November 2019
New ZealandSouth IslandSouthland RegionStewart Island
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Frequently Asked Questions about Jensen Bay House
Which popular attractions are close to Jensen Bay House?
Nearby attractions include Ulva Island (3.6 km), Rakiura Track (4.2 km), and Bunkhouse Theatre (1.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Jensen Bay House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Jensen Bay House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Jensen Bay House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Jensen Bay House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Church Hill Restaurant, KaiKart Takeaways, and South Sea Hotel dining room and pub.