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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“old house”(10 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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Breakfast included
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsold housethe ownercommercial streetroaring log firefantastic breakfastbeautiful housedark woodgolden baydefinitely worth a visitwould love to come backcomfortable bedwalking distancenew zealandlong drivevisiting goldenspa bathlovely place
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Having stayed here previously, we this time found new owners and, perhaps best of all, where there once was gravel in the court yard and parking space there in now concrete; thus no more crunching of tyres as vehicles come and go. The mine host...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We had a 2 night stay in this wonderfully restored historic house. We were welcomed with afternoon tea by the charming Austrian lady Felicity, who was managing the house. Very spacious rooms, with excellent decor, and a very comfortable bed, A roaring log fire in...More

1  Thank Vic H
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We were visiting Golden Bay and decided to stay the night and stumbled across this gem! What a treat staying here. Beautifully restored house with gorgeous rooms. We stayed in the room with a spa bath. Very large comfortable bed. Mark was a fantastic friendly...More

Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 22 March 2018

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

Thank Alex L
Reviewed 17 March 2018

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

Thank e2e4
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
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Price range
US$59 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$59 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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splittingheadegg
27 July 2017|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the spa bath is exclusive to one bedroom, it is in the en-suite bathroom.
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14amalia
15 June 2015|
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14amalia
15 June 2015|
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Response from mark t | Property representative |
Hi Amalia, We have rooms available and could do a lovely room for you with with your own bathroom for $100 including continental Breakfast. Many Thanks Pete
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"you may not be able to read the sign driving through town but "B&B sandwich board" is easier to..."
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"We chose the room with the spa bath!"
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"This house is over a 100 years old it is really quirky and all the rooms are different we stayed in the room..."
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"Not all rooms have en-suite bathrooms"
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