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Bushy Park Homestead

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1906 Edwardian Country Homestead 25 minutes north off SH3 from Whanganui City. Home Stay Bed and breakfast next to predator free bird sanctuary in beautiful garden setting and bush walks with amazing hill top views of the country side and native bush. Five spacious bed rooms, bunk house and sites for motor homes and camping. Liquor Licence on site and available for functions, events and conferencing. A great break away from busy city living or a day trip, a walk in the bushy and enjoy the native bird life and see one of the largest Rata trees in New Zealand standing at 39.7m tall then finish off with a devonshire tea or lunch in the homestead.
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Mid-range
Location
Full view
Getting there
Wanganui Airport20 km
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We explored the park, had a delightful cream tea and toured the Homestead. It's a beautiful old house, with fabulous views from all the rooms. An idyllic venue for a special occasion. Ample parking. Comfortable, beautifully appointed bedrooms in keeping with the history of the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Anne D
Response from VictoriaR3074, Dale Pullen at Bushy Park HomesteadResponded yesterday

Thank you for your comments and look forward to seeing you later in the year. Dale Pullen.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were unaware it was an "open day" for viewing the homestead and had gone up to Bushy Park to walk the bush tracks. However on ringing the doorbell the owner invited us into this historic home for a tour and then a Devonshire tea...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Gaynor T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent two nights at the Bushy Park Homestead and we both agree that it was an awesome experience. Dale, our host, went out of his way to make sure we had everything we needed, cooked great food! and provided us with...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Exploration817513
Response from VictoriaR3074, Manager at Bushy Park HomesteadResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. It is a special place.

Reviewed 7 November 2018

Five couples spent a weekend here hosted by new manager Dale. The large homestead is very impressive when you drive up the tree lined driveway about half an hour north of Wanganui. The wide entrance way has a beautiful big stained glass window, lots of...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank MareeK474
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We loved bushy park homestead. It is unique hotel - a small time capsule of NZ history. Dale was a very welcoming host, and as he put it, this is more a home than a hotel. He gave us he grand tour, it is a...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Alida M
Response from VictoriaR3074, Owner at Bushy Park HomesteadResponded 26 October 2018

Thank you very much and as you say it is a home away from home with some special touches. See you again.

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Jocelyn W
21 May 2017|
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Response from hurschlerw | Reviewed this property |
You have lavabo in the room but no shower. They are in the corridor. But they are very very clean. And its amazing!
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Exploration817513
3 weeks ago
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"All rooms had a view to the north or east."
jokuku
22 Oct 2018
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"Forget it - find another place."
609finnb
14 Mar 2018
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"Family rooms and doubles available"
KiwiExpat_inKL
24 Jan 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$89 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandManawatu-Wanganui RegionWhanganui
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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