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The Church Accommodation

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Redmond, Oregon
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This was my favorite place to stay over my 2 week stay in New Zealand with my wife. It has nice facilities, a beautiful garden and wonderful staff. We have a breakfast tray brought up the night before so we could have breakfast in bed before watching the sunrise at cathedral cove. I would love to go back but would...

Thank Nick W
TheChurchHahei, Owner at The Church Accommodation, responded to this review

Hey Nick- thanks for your fantastic review! We're stoked you thought so highly of us and loved our breakfast and sunrise at the cove!. We look forward to seeing you back here another time- for a longer stay!!

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 19 December 2016

we love this cottage so much ! good place to stay if you plan to visit hot water beach and cathedral cove. beach towel is provided. the staff is nice and the room is cozy. should stay there for more days.

Thank KA H
TheChurchHahei, Owner at The Church Accommodation, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review!

Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our three nights in a Garden Cottage. The gardens were lovely and the cottage had everything you need. The area is just stunning. We particularly enjoyed eating at nearby Hot Waves Cafe at Hot Water Beach and the Cathedral Cove Kayak trip. Hot Water Beach was okay but a bit manic - we probably should have timed...

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TheChurchHahei, Owner at The Church Accommodation, responded to this review

Hey Sue- Thanks so much for your review and comments on our gardens- we think they are lovely as well:). We do agree that HotWater Beach can be prety maic- our advice is to time your visit with a low tide that occurs around sunrise- that is a beautiful time to be at the beach and you're guaranteed no crowds...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We stayed at the Church Accommodation for two nights during our honeymoon in New Zealand -- and it was by far our favorite place! Our hosts were friendly and had tips about great local hikes and eats, and the property is only a short walk to beautiful Hahei Beach. We also used Hahei as a base for travels to nearby...

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TheChurchHahei, Owner at The Church Accommodation, responded to this review

Hi Jeff- thanks for your review, and for giving us your best accommodation award! Hope you both enjoyed the rest of your honeymoon!

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed in #11 cottage with fire place and it felt like we were surrounded by a beautiful rainforest :))) Anna was so helpful and kind thank you!!! We made use of the fireplace and bought wine from the local store. Also decided to stay in and cook steak from the store. So tender and delicious :) They have everything...

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TheChurchHahei, Owner at The Church Accommodation, responded to this review

Thankas for your wonderful review. How cosy is it with the woodfire during the winter- we could just curl up there for days!! Hope to see you again soon!

Singapore, null, Singapore
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed in a self-contained apartment. The place had a kitchen and I was able to prepare a simple meal. The guy at reception was very helpful and helped me to book a tour on the Hahei Explorer (which is an excellent tour). The apartment is cozy and I would recomnend it to folks looking for a clean, comfortable base...

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TheChurchHahei, Owner at The Church Accommodation, responded to this review

Hio Edmund- it was lovely to meet you and I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us here. i'll pass your comments onto the crew from the Explorer as weel. Hope to see you again.

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The church at the front USA restaurant independently run from the accommodation.Restaurant service is slow, the accommodation is the opposite, quick and efficient. Rooms in the main are individual timber buildings well fitted and equipped.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We selected the 'house' as it was the best value for money for our group of 6 to be found in (the delightful village of) Hahei. We arrived rather late and the house was left open for us by the very friendly management. What a pleasant surprise! The accommodation was tastefull, spacious and spotless. The small private garden with gas...

Thank Jacques W
TheChurchHahei, Owner at The Church Accommodation, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Jacques. We're glad you enjoyed yourselves in The House and found everything ok. With our increased internet intrastructure now complete in Hahei, we are able to offer a much more generous WIFI connection. Hope to see you back here sometime.

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

There is a big bathroom no tub but I like it . One king bed room also has one heater as outside has .2 twin beds with television but signal is not good but I don't mind . Kitchen has all I need . Hair dryer is in bathroom' s cabinet. The balcony has a set of 4 chair can...

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TheChurchHahei, Owner at The Church Accommodation, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and lovely photos Wanida!. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hopefully we will see you in the future.

Pukekohe, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We (my husband, daughter and son-in-law) stayed a night here. The accommodation was lovely. We had a room each with a queen-size bed, a tiolet and shower. There was a table and chairs, fridge and tiny kitchenette. The best part was the private deck with views of the garden. All fittings in the room (windows, doors) were from another era,...

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TheChurchHahei, Owner at The Church Accommodation, responded to this review

Thanks so much Arlene- it's always lovely to hear from people who notice and appreciate the touches from another era and our wonderful gardens. Hopeflly we'll see you back here sometime soon :)

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Scattered amongst 1.5 Acres of established gardens and native trees, close to the natural wonders of Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach, The Church complex consists of 11 rustic and spacious wooden cottages along with 1 three-bedroom house suitable for larger groups. All our cottages have Queen-size beds with ensuite bathrooms and private balconies overlooking the peaceful gardens. Some of our largest cottages are equipped with kitchens and woodfires for cosy winter stays. They can also accommodate up to two extra guests. Our 3 bedroom house has a full kitchen, woodfire, BBQ, private garden and balcony. It can accommodate a maximum of 8 guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Church Accommodation

Address: 87 Hahei Beach Rd, Hahei, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Hahei
Price Range: $116 - $334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Church Accommodation 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“We were in cottage 7, and the wifi was quite slow but it was very private.”
 of 5 bubbles rebeccad176, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Studio good for a couple but might be a little crowded with a child although there is a great common room with TV, lounges and games.”
 of 5 bubbles mtwar62, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Travel adapters you cannot have enough”
 of 5 bubbles deryckg2016, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“only a few cottages and they are all good”
 of 5 bubbles dumbrule, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“They are all lovely and set in lovely garden. Enjoy a coffee on the deck listening to the bell birds”
 of 5 bubbles 782suzieb, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
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