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My husband and I stayed at Shady Rest last weekend, and we had an amazing time. The host was so hospitable and kind - he took the time to show us points of interest and the brekky was fantastic. Would definitely book again and hope...More
Excellent base to explore the Golden Bay area. Charming historic house with interesting history. Rooms are very spacious, beds comfortable. Mark is a delightful host and a great source to get detailed information for day treks in the area. Excellent full breakfast and pints in...More
We stayed at the Shady Rest for 4 nights. Mark was a great host - very welcoming and happy to chat. Breakfast was always delicious. I would recommend the scrambled eggs - amazing! The bed was comfortable, the house quiet, the bathroom an excellent size...More
Absolutely lovely. great service. A couple of minutes from town. Great hot breakfast. Good suggestions for activities. They let you use the kitchen, which is great. Very nice communal areas for group gatherings or meeting other travelers. Mark let us use the pizza oven for...More
We had the opportunity to stay all together five nights in three different rooms. They were all very comfortable, clean and tastefully decorated.The hospitality from Mark, Felicity and Zoe were outstanding. We highly recomended Shady Rest and would love to visit again.