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    Ounuwhao Harding House

    16 Hope Avenue | Matauwhi Bay, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
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    Golf Course
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 16 July 2017

    We enjoyed a weeks escape from Auckland in the wonderful cottage.Marilyn welcomed us, after an enjoyable drive up the coast road, with wine and tasty home baked salted caramel squares ! yum. The fire was great on the cool nights after our various excursions in...More

    Thank Derek M
    Response from Hopeave, Owner at Ounuwhao Harding HouseResponded 18 July 2017

    Wonderfu,l tidy guests who really looked after the cottage during their stay and left it clean and organized: rubbish etc. So glad you guys enjoyed your time with us as the weather could have been kinder...the wettest, colest week of winter thus far..... Come back...More

    Reviewed 23 June 2017

    Loved our stay here - style is not trendy, more cosy and we liked that both for variety on our trip and at this stage of our travels ready for something more homely. Room comfortable, good shower etc. Liked the tea and coffee making facilities...More

    Thank Tony and Sarah G
    Response from Hopeave, Owner at Ounuwhao Harding HouseResponded 18 July 2017

    Hi Guys, sorry for the late response...simply forgetful on my part. I do appreciate your thoughtful comments and was indeed very happy for you to stay with us and enjoyed our b/fast chatter. Hope you found time to enjoy your holiday being in so many...More

    Reviewed 19 April 2017

    We spent 4 nights in this most enchanting heritage building. Room was delightful, very spacious and the bed extremely comfortable. Marilyn (owner) is a very charming person, making you feel very at home as soon as you enter her house. Breakfasts were very tasty and...More

    Thank jpmonte
    Response from Hopeave, Owner at Ounuwhao Harding HouseResponded 21 April 2017

    Thanks do much for your kind words and review of your stay with us . So happy to hear you loved your time in Russell and Satying here. Lots of good wishes for the future...may you find other great B.& B's in N.Z. when you...More

    Reviewed 15 March 2017

    We stayed in the cottage in the garden, which was spacious and comfortable (but some might find it dated). We took breakfast with other guests in the main house. Marilyn was a mine of useful information, and her breakfasts a culinary delight (although those who...More

    Thank AndrewMarks31
    Response from Hopeave, Owner at Ounuwhao Harding HouseResponded 21 April 2017

    Thanks Andrew. Your family were a delight and all very appreciative which makes my job much more worthwhile. the cottage was built as a beach/holiday bach for an anaesthetist @ Whangarei hospital back in the 1930's, so is indeed very old, all native timbers, but...More

    Reviewed 6 March 2017

    What a perfect weekend spent at this wonderful heritage building, transformed into a comfortable and welcoming BnB. Marilyn is the perfect host and a fabulous cook - make sure you enjoy her generous breakfasts! My room was very comfortable and clean and I loved the...More

    Thank z1bby
    Response from Hopeave, Owner at Ounuwhao Harding HouseResponded 8 March 2017

    Thanks for choosing to stay with us. We love to share our old house with others who appeciate our heritage and enjoy the "fruits" of many hours of hand work which you can appreciate all around the house. This house is a real labour of...More

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    "Rooms on ground floor, easy access."
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    "the room that backs onto the kitchen may not suit a light sleeper"
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    "They are all quiet."
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    "Families want to stay in the seperate house and the Garden suit is perfect for couples wanting privacy."
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