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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Beachfront
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
5 Star Hotel
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All reviewspaul janethot tubcatfishnew zealandplush bathrobesincredible place to stayliving area and bathroomdelightful hostsslice of paradiselocal delicacyopen kitchenunderfloor heatingheated floorsstylish accommodationblack sandacross the roadmarine life
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Not only is the accommodation first class (luxury fixtures/ fittings/ bedding), in an amazing setting (snow cap mountains on view from one side of the property and beach from the other), with amazing little luxuries (wood burner with plenty of fuel, huge blueray library, chocolates,...More

Thank Elephanitis
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 14 July 2016

Wow - thank you for this fabulous review - so good of you to take the time to do so. We really enjoying chatting with you guys and are so glad your little car got you safely back to the airport. See you next time!

Reviewed 10 May 2016

We spent part of our honeymoon touring New Zealand and my favorite lodging during our stay was undoubtedly at The Factory. The cozy and delightfully eclectic interiors were the perfect antidote to the typical "hotel" setting, and as you can see in many of the...More

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Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 4 July 2016

Thank you so much for this lovely review and we are so glad to have helped make your honeymoon memorable. Hope the rest of your trip went well and all the best for the future.

Reviewed 8 May 2016

Janet and Paul made us feel so welcome for our recent one night stay. The accommodation is immaculate, with everything that you could need for your stay. We were just a couple, but there was plenty of room to accommodate a family. There is a...More

Thank Deborah E
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 4 July 2016

Thank you for this lovely feedback on your stay at The Factory. We enjoyed meeting you both very much and wish you all the best.

Reviewed 21 April 2016

It is really hard to overstate how remarkable a place this truly is. Personal, charming, eccentric, delightful, romantic, tranquil, fascinating, unforgettable, unique, stellar. We've stayed in some of the top-rated hotels and B&Bs on the planet. But it's frankly hard for me to come up...More

Thank Steven D
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 4 May 2016

Gosh! What a fabulous review - thank you so much! We are so grateful you have taken the time to tell people about us and how wonderful to hear we seem to have got things right. We hope the rest of your trip went well...More

Reviewed 7 April 2016

Our travel agents booked us into The Factory, so we didn't really know just how wonderful the experience would be. In short, after three trips to NZ and having stayed in upscale B&Bs all over the islands, we'd recommend The Factory without reservation as one...More

Thank Steve Z
Response from Janet B, Owner at The FactoryResponded 19 April 2016

Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we really appreciate your taking the time to tell others. All our very best for your future travels - we look forward to seeing some more of your amazing photos.

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GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Hot Tub
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Price range
US$322 - US$360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$322 - US$360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Response from Janet B | Property representative |
There are 2 cats in the main house. They are not allowed anywhere near the guest wing and they know it. We have done that just for anybody with allergies. We have had lots stay who have been allergic to cats and we haven't... More
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