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Ranui Retreat Bed and Breakfast

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  • Excellent71%
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  • 19 Feb 2018
    “Great stay in arty house with friendly hosts”
  • 26 Sep 2017
    “Great and warm family ambience ”
27 Woolshed Road 8DRD, Totara, Oamaru 9492 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Dry Cleaning
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

My husband and I stayed one night. What a beautiful house and gardens. Sheryl and Ken were warm and accommodating, it felt like being welcomed home by family! They even got the fire going as it was unseasonably cold! We will definitely be back next...More

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Response from RanuiRetreat, Owner at Ranui Retreat Bed and BreakfastResponded 22 February 2018

We cant believe we had to have a fire on in February!. We had a lovely time with you and hope to see you next time you are back in Oamaru.

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I had a great time with Ranui retreat! I stay there for 3 nights and Sharon and Ken the hosts cooked for us! Foods were so delicious and the room was nice, the Garden was spacious! Ken took us around the neighborhood and he was...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

My 17th stay with Sheryl and Ken, who are a really great couple. They and their quirky home are so welcoming. And Sheryl's cooking is superb. (Worth pre-arranging for evening meal, unless you want to go to a particular restaurant, as Totora is about 7km...More

Thank SunhatNorwich
Reviewed 23 February 2016

My husband and I came to Ranui Retreat for our 1st wedding anniversary and it was just what we needed. We were able to bring our puppy with us too, which was an added bonus. Sheryl and Ken looked after us and we enjoyed deliciously...More

Thank 708pascaleh
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Cheryl and Ken are warm and welcoming hosts; their creative and artistic touches are everywhere in this beautiful rural setting. The rooms, like the hosts are warm, welcoming and colourful, the breakfast delicious. Cheryl's homemade bread and muesli are well worth a mention. Ken is...More

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Ranui Retreat is a warm comfortable retreat in a peaceful, natural environment. We are close to Historic Oamaru and the main highway to Dunedin. Our character rooms are richly furnished with colorful, More handmade quilts and embroidered fabrics. Wander through the tranquil garden of native and exotic trees, an olive grove and enjoy panoramic views to the mountains. Delicious breakfasts are served indoors or outside and we specialize in home made, locally grown and organic fare. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$102 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
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US$102 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Oamaru
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"Both guest rooms are quiet"
26 Oct 2016
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"Did not see the other room but may be nicer as it opens onto the garden."
9 Mar 2015
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"The downstairs room is en-suite"
27 Apr 2012
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"Room with ensuite is very private, with excellent access but out of the way of our hosts' daily..."
19 Apr 2012
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