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Newton Heights Bed & Breakfast

4 Newton Place, Akaroa 7520 New Zealand
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#16 of 27 Specialty lodging in Akaroa
Newton Heights Bed and Breakfast embraces the best of Akaroa with all-day sun and spectacular views of the harbour, village and surrounding hills. This modern architecturally designed home, furnished in a warm eclectic style, welcomes you - as do your friendly but discreet hosts Gail and Brendon. ​ In the mornings, enjoy birdsong from native Tui, Bellbirds, and Kereru, and a leisurely complimentary breakfast of fresh coffee and croissants, organic homemade muesli or a full English breakfast, before exploring Akaroa. At night, unwind on your private terrace with a glass of wine, or enjoy the ambience of the shared terrace with its outdoor fire and spa pool. Newton Heights offers an exceptional bed and breakfast experience right in the heart of Akaroa. Guests love Gail and Brendon’s approach to accommodation and recommend them for couples and extended family. You could call it one of Akaroa’s worst-kept bed and breakfast secrets! Newton Heights is that rare luxury, a year-round sanctuary from the every-day, a warm, welcoming home-away-from-home.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot bath
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
BBQ facilities
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Canoeing offsite
Evening entertainment
Walking tours
Baggage storage
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun terrace
First aid kit
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Seating area
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Coffee / tea maker
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Complimentary toiletries
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Mountain view
Ocean view
City view
Non-smoking rooms
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Russell Cross wrote a review 1 Jul
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I enjoyed a bed and breakfast with Brendan and Gail in July 2022. The evening was comfortable, friendly and at times hilarious as Gail told stories of growing up on a Canterbury farm which during WW2 became a military air base.
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Date of stay: July 2022
Fivestar247 wrote a review Jul 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand412 contributions145 helpful votes
Welcoming and friendly hosts! Gail and Brendan are friendly and accommodating, as are the neighbours Liz and Jim who looked after us also during our stay. Breakfast and coffee is served to order and preference at a time to suit. The beds are comfortable and bedding is quality with a nice feel. We stayed in the fantail room however all rooms looked good and have their own bathroom attached. Stunning scenery from the property with panoramic views. Nice spa pool to relax in post hike! Great position, nice accommodation. Just a short 5-10 minutes walk down hill to Akaroa shops.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Gail Woods, Owner at Newton Heights Bed & Breakfast
Responded 8 Jul 2021
Wow thank you so much for your kind words. It was so lovely meeting you both and we loved having you. We are so lucky with our guests we enjoy meeting them so much and love what we do. We hope your wee break was what you were looking for. We look forward to seeing you again
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Julie Richards wrote a review Mar 2021
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We are nearing the end of our 3 night stay at this beautiful Akaroa Bed and breakfast. Gail and Brendan are the consummate hosts. We have been made to feel so welcome in their beautiful home. It’s an architectural masterpiece and filled with wonderful collectables , many of them sourced in France. Decor throughout is to a very high standard. The bedrooms are beautiful and the beds so comfortable. Whenever we returned back to the house Gail greeted us with an offer of coffee, tea or wine. Brendan was an excellent tour guide giving us many ideas of places to visit. Last but not least are the most amazing breakfasts served on the terrace overlooking the harbour. The freshest of home grown ingredients used to make the most delicious food. This is a place that we have rarely come across in terms of a complete experience. We highly recommend staying here.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Gail Woods, Owner at Newton Heights Bed & Breakfast
Responded 8 Jul 2021
Hi Julie I am sorry I am so late to respond I have only just found the trip advisor reviews. Thank you for your wonderful comments we both really enjoyed having you both to stay it was a real pleasure for us. Having guests like you is what makes running a B and B so much fun
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Will Graham wrote a review Feb 2021
Henderson, New Zealand32 contributions2 helpful votes
Gail and Brendon who run Newton Heights are the most wonderful hosts you can imagine. We were absolutely blown away by their bespoke multi-million dollar architectualy designed home when walking in. This is style and luxury in big measures and then there is that view......
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Gail Woods, Owner at Newton Heights Bed & Breakfast
Responded 8 Jul 2021
Hi Will sorry about late response I couldn’t get into my trip advisor. Just as well my cooking is better than my computer skills. It was a joy having you both so many laughs and you were wonderful guests. We would love to see you both again
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Rachael wrote a review Oct 2019
5 contributions2 helpful votes
Can't say enough good things about our time spent at Newton Heights!! Amazing place! The house is outstanding! Wonderful hosts who made us feel special & well looked after. Not to mention the breakfast!!! Easy stroll down to the waterfront.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Jackson22Brisbane wrote a review Sep 2019
Brisbane111 contributions13 helpful votes
Wow what a terrific B&B - the accommodation and facilities were so modern, with super comfy bedding and the best views in Akaroa ! The highlight of our stay were the hosts Brendan and Gail - such lovely welcoming people. Enjoyed some long chats and they gave us some good travel tips. The breakfast was outstanding - Gail likes to fuss over you. Would highly recommend this accommodation to anyone thinking of travelling to Akaroa.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Room Tip: They were all good rooms.
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631brynt wrote a review Jan 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand46 contributions3 helpful votes
What a beautiful B&B, best view and fantastic location, just enough out of the town, but close enough to wander into town and around the beach. Our Hosts, Gail and Brendon where very welcoming and so much fun. We will return many times I am sure.
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Date of stay: December 2018
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Upper Northwest side, has fantastic views other the harbor gardens.
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US$173 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionAkaroa
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Frequently Asked Questions about Newton Heights Bed & Breakfast
Which popular attractions are close to Newton Heights Bed & Breakfast?
Nearby attractions include Fire & Ice - Gemstone Jewellery Specialists (0.5 km), Akaroa Museum (1.2 km), and Akaroa Lighthouse (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Newton Heights Bed & Breakfast?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Newton Heights Bed & Breakfast?
Top room amenities include a view of the mountains, a seating area, and a walk-in shower.
What food & drink options are available at Newton Heights Bed & Breakfast?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Newton Heights Bed & Breakfast?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Newton Heights Bed & Breakfast?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ma Maison Restaurant & Bar, HarBar, and The Trading Rooms Asian Fusion Restaurant.
Does Newton Heights Bed & Breakfast have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.