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    Ounuwhao Harding House

    16 Hope Avenue | Matauwhi Bay, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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    01/11/2017 02/11/2017
    Traveller (43)
    Room & Suite (15)
    Dining (4)
    • Excellent92%
    • Very good6%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “garden suite” (10 reviews)
    “b b” (37 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Golf Course
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 31 January 2017

    An amazing three days in a very tranquil setting. Our own private, spacious and very comfortable cottage, [The Garden Suit] with its veranda looking out onto a lovely garden. All the extras, like on arrival a bottle of wine in the fridge, chocolates, cookies and...More

    Thank cathy1_10
    Response from Hopeave, Owner at Ounuwhao Harding HouseResponded 1 February 2017

    Thanks guys. You were great guests and I very much appreciate your comments and to know just how much you enjoyed your stay with us. We do go the extra mile for our guests and it's good to see how this reflects on our guests...More

    Reviewed 22 January 2017

    We stayed two nights in the cottage - clean, excellently equipped, spacious and comfortable. Marilyn is a keen quilter and each room has beautiful. personal, homely touches. We opted for breakfast - delicious cold and hot options using home grown produce. The tortilla wrap is...More

    Thank pukekoAuckland
    Response from Hopeave, Owner at Ounuwhao Harding HouseResponded 24 January 2017

    Hi Guys, So pleased you were able to come to stay with us. We LOVED having you here and Lee esp. enjoyed chatting to you both @ B/fast. The cottage is both peacful and quiet and I can certainly see that you appreciated everything we...More

    Reviewed 19 January 2017

    we stayed 5 nights in a queen bedroom with ensuite.we used the vehranda seating and adjoining lounge to socialise with travelling companions. a comfortable 15 minute walk to town.everlasting memories of a great breakfast every morning,beautiful homegrown/made preserved fruit and creatively cooked main.marilyn & lee...More

    Thank M501OIkevins
    Response from Hopeave, Owner at Ounuwhao Harding HouseResponded 20 January 2017

    Great review from very happy guests who enjoyed what we have to offer....it's always good to share our lovely home and everything Russell hass to offer visitors, and make new friends with like-minded peoples. Stay safe and enjoy your travels. Best regards, marilyn N.

    Reviewed 16 January 2017

    We booked the garden suite for the Christmas period and had again a lovely stay with hosts Marilyn and Lee, both very nice people. The location is great, just outside the town an easy 10 min walk. We enjoyed the peaceful surroundings and it gets...More

    Thank cees33
    Response from Hopeave, Owner at Ounuwhao Harding HouseResponded 16 January 2017

    Was great to have returning guests..even after such a long tome...14 years! Loved sharing Christmas with you. It was a happy occasion for all of us and I don't mind all the effoert when it is appreciated! Cheers and hope to see you again another...More

    Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I were guests at the Ounuwhao Harding House for a wonderful three night stay. Our hostess, Marilyn warmly greeted us after our drive from Auckland. On arrival we were offered a choice of ice cold beverages including beer and wine along with...More

    Thank cbell_13
    Response from Hopeave, Owner at Ounuwhao Harding HouseResponded 15 January 2017

    Sounds like you had a wonderful time here and that's exactly what we try to achieve with every guest who comes to stay with us. I know you will treasure your quilt and am so glad it has found an appreciative home. stay safe you...More

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    "Rooms on ground floor, easy access."
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    "the room that backs onto the kitchen may not suit a light sleeper"
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    "They are all quiet."
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    "Families want to stay in the seperate house and the Garden suit is perfect for couples wanting privacy."
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