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From the very first moment you arrive, you will be drawn into the relaxed and personal style of your 'Real Kiwi' hosts, Barb and Geoff Taylor. The large, private rooms from the Guest entrance, have a full service en-suite. Our truly comfy king beds and fine quality mattresses and linen, will ensure a great night's rest and then, in the morning, breakfast of your own choosing will be available upon your request. A completely superb, delightful and ultimate 'Kiwi Experience' awaits you at Barb's Place...with Barb & Geoff making your stay a very warm and welcoming, unobtrusively personal, 'Place in Time!'
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
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Barb knows how to make you feel at home. While the nor' wester raged around the area Barb's place provided shelter, shade and plenty of space to just relax. The bedrooms are amazing! Places to just sit and wonder at, for all the superbly placed items. The bed was so comfortable
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Barb & Geoff were wonderful hosts! Very knowledgeable and helpful with tips and hints on your travels, and you can tell they love having people stay with them. They live off their land as much as possible, which means you get to have the most amazing, homemade, organic meals
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If you travel true Waipara, don’t miss to stay with Barb and Geoff. A wonderful house and two wonderful people who made us feel at home, visiting friends! Barb was an excellent chef so say yes when they ask you if you want dinner! And if you are lucky you will have homemade ice
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Our stay at Barb’s place was fantastic, and the perfect place to celebrate our 10 year wedding anniversary. Barb and her husband Geoff are fantastic and generous hosts. They have a cosy cottage home they share with their guests, that is decorated with the trinkets from their
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We felt immediately comfortable with our good hosts. The room was beautifully decorated, the bed comfy and I loved the handmade soaps! Eating in was great, Barb is a chef and does she know how to cook! We sat outdoors in the sun in the garden that was lovingly tended and
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Early morning view from the garden
The blue room
"2 Rooms, Kingsize beds."
"Both rooms available are lovely so chance of getting a bad room here!"
US$99 - US$109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionWaipara
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