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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Positives: 1) Location: out of town, quiet, with nice views of Mt Ruapehu. 2) We booked a standard queen room, but got a free upgrade to a king room with ensuite. 3) Room was very spacious and clean. 4) Fridge, microwave, kettle in the room - tea/coffee and milk were provided. 5) Bathroom was also spacious and clean - free... More 

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Cairnbrae, Owner at Cairnbrae House, responded to this review

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We decided to stay here as a getaway together from the big city. We had spent the day at the snow and arrived to be shown around this tidy B&B. It had a gorgeous little deer farm and we were pleased with the furnishings and our own private en suite. However, we found the hosts unusually rude and overall we... More 

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3 Thank gewooding
Cairnbrae, Owner at Cairnbrae House, responded to this review

Thank-you for your kind remarks regarding Cairnbrae House. We are sorry you had to be censured for abusing our facilities. Your critique only reflects on your character. Regards Peter M More 

Tübingen
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

like an italian agriturismo, but located near Tongariro NP in NZL, good wines, fantastic hosts, the rooms are big and bright, gives ability to cook something on your own, at the south entrance of the Tongariro NP

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Portland, Oregon
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76 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We so enjoyed our stay at the Cairnbrae House. The hosts Devon and Peter are exceptionally gracious. We were honesty most drawn to the House by the picture of the lab on their website as we so miss our two big labs while traveling. It also good reviews, thankfully. Peter picked us up at the train station and took us... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We booked the deluxe double room with bath (advertised as private bathroom). It turned out that the 'private bathroom' did not open into our room but was only accessible by going through a communal area. We were told that eftpos would be fine, but there was no eftpos facility, appeared only payment method was to read out all credit card... More 

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Cairnbrae, Owner at Cairnbrae House, responded to this review

We too, were disappointed at your swift departure, when your card declined. More 

Gresham, United States
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88 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Great place to stay. The rooms were large, clean, comforable and quiet. Devon and Pete were very accomodating. They provided us with helpful guidance, suggestions and helped explain New Zealand driving customs. They also have deer on their farm.

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Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Fantastic place to stay with wonderful hosts. Rooms are very spacious and warm. Bed was super comfy. Private lounge is perfect for relaxing in own space. Feeding the deer was a treat for my 8 year old city kid and a great distraction from minecraft :-) Thanks Pete and Devon!

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2014

A bed and breakfast with a twist. They farm deer. The result is you can order a venison meal which will be home cooked and served to you in the guest lounge. Not cheap, but really deliscious. The rooms were OK. We had a little trouble with a slooping roof in the bedroom, but otherwise all was well. The guest... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2012

I was working in travel for the last 15 years and am quite fussy. But I can not recommend Cairnbraea House enough for the friendly and professional service, the spaces sunny rooms and delicious breakfast. Well done Peter and Devon. I will be back. Roland

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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307 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2012

You'll be greeted by Campbell the Labrador, one of the farmstead pets, and Devon and Peter - all very friendly! The guest lounge was huge and we had it to ourselves. Our own super-king room had the most enormous bed with ultra soft bedding - difficult to get out of in the morning. From the windows you could see the... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cairnbrae House is a 4 star boutique Bed & Breakfast accommodation with the guests comfort in mind. We are well situated for access to the Tongiriro World Heritage National Park and Mt Ruapehu Ski fields. We also have access to the walking, cycling, canoe and jetboating on the Whanganui River. We are surrounded by our own deer park and have a river access for swimming,and fishing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cairnbrae House

Address: 140 Mangawhero River Road | Post Box 151, Ohakune 4660, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Ohakune
Price Range: RM541 - RM695 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cairnbrae House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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