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    Sunlover Retreat

    20 Ridge Road, Tairua 3508, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent98%
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    • Average1%
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    “made us feel” (27 reviews)
    “donna chris” (12 reviews)
    “new zealand” (42 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 270 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Donna and Chris are wonderful hosts and their house is very beautiful with a fabulous view. We had a great time. Thank you so much! Don't forget to ask for Donna's hot breakfast, one of the best we have ever had!More

    Thank hctan01
    Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded yesterday

    Thank you so much for the wonderful review! I'm glad you liked our cooked breakfasts. We pride ourselves on setting people up for a great day! Enjoy the rest of your stay in NZ. P.S. Don't forget to get a photo of the horses in...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My friend and I recently did a 10 day tour of north island and spent an evening at Sunlover Retreat. Donna made us feel right at home - felt like I was visiting an old friend Rooms were great - what a sound sleep I...More

    Thank sls12
    Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded yesterday

    I can't wait to see your photos of the sunrise and sunsets! Make sure you post them on our facebook page. Thank you for choosing us and thank you for your lovely review!

    Reviewed 26 July 2017

    My Dad and I stayed at the Sunlover Retreat as a stopover on our way back to Auckland following 10 days on the North Island. It was a perfect place to relax and look back on the fun journey we had experienced. The owners made...More

    Thank Astroboy_166
    Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded 28 July 2017

    Its always great to host a parent and child - well adult child that is. What a fantastic adventure you both had creating fabulous memories for years to come. Thank you for staying at Sunlover and thanks for the wonderful review.

    Reviewed 26 July 2017

    My wife and I recently stayed at the Sunlover for two nights during the Lions tour, without doubt this was the best place we stayed at during the month. Chris and Donna were excellent hosts, form little touches like the welcome sign on the door...More

    Thank Skydom
    Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded 28 July 2017

    Thank you so much for the beautiful review. The Lions Tour was really exciting huh! We really enjoyed hosting you here and to be a part of your fab adventure. Thanks for staying.

    Reviewed 3 July 2017

    Sunlover Retreat is phenomenal and our time there truly felt like a dream. From the food, to the rooms, to the hospitality...everything was amazing. On top of that...the view is unbelievably stunning that words to describe beauty would do it no justice. Our elopement was...More

    Thank Eapeisi T
    Response from Donna B, Owner at Sunlover RetreatResponded 28 July 2017

    Eapeisi and Gus ... it was so wonderful for us to create your beautiful elopement to Sunlover. We are thrilled that you found it all so 'magical' and we look forward to hosting you on your first wedding anniversary! Thank you for the wonderful review.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Price range
    • US$206 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
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    • Location
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    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Coromandel Peninsula >
    • Tairua
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    Room & Suite (28)
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    "All rooms make your feel at home"
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