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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful stay with Heather and John. Lovely surroundings and breakfast. Heather's yoyos were exceptional. Our hosts could not have been more accommodating and Heather's suggestions on our travels through the Catlins were really spot on. Would recommend in a heartbeat.

Thank Stephitch
Northeast, USA
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

Heather and John were simply delightful. Their beautifully designed home sits up a short hill from the local beach and overlooks a gorgeous yard and gardens. The two guest suites and common breakfast room/reading room-lounge are on the ground level, making exit and entry with bags easy. Hosts live upstairs. Guest rooms are very well-appointed, very quiet and comfortable. The... More 

Thank kitchener14
Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Better late than never! My husband and I stayed with Heather and John for Christmas Eve and Day. Their home is beautiful, they were the most fabulous hosts, even inviting us and the other couple staying to have Christmas dinner with them and family. We had a brilliant time. Heather's a brilliant cook, nothing was too much trouble, we were... More 

Thank Katephysio
Maastricht, The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Last-minute booking and what a great time we had! John & Heather are very, very hospitable & warm owners running a beautiful B&B (2 very comfortable rooms). We traveled NZ twice (both for 3 weeks) and this was our favourite stay. The village is small and quiet (off season) but a definite must-do when visiting The Catlins. Can't wait to... More 

Thank Chris S
Sedona, Arizona
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Reviewed 2 December 2015

The by-the-way lodge in a wee little village on the ocean coast was lovely. We stayed for one night and gladly recommend it to all traveling through this part of New Zealand. Heather and John, the owners, strive hard to keep the guests happy. The room is well appointed with all the modern appliances with a separate eating and reading... More 

Thank Rama J
Bay Of Plenty, Nz
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Perfect in every detail from the warm and friendly welcome to the gorgeous rooms, fabulous and generous breakfast and beautiful garden setting with rural and coastal views. A great base for exploring the Catlins. Make sure you visit the Nugget Point lighthouse.

Thank Judith M
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 23 October 2015

The accommodation is comfortable, clean and has lots of hidden touches which surpassed my expectation, from the muffin and cup of tea on arrival, to the chocolates beside the bed, and all the tips of the area. The view from the back veranda was a full 180 degree view of the area. This is the best B&B that I have... More 

Thank Kiwinoz1
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 March 2015

We stayed 2 nights at this very comfortable place & absolutely loved our time here. Nothing was too much trouble & Heather helped us plan our day around the tides so we could see as much as possible. Our fantastic hosts lent us a pair of excellent binoculars so we had a pair each for spotting the tiny yellow-eyed Penguins... More 

Thank Johanna I
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Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

From arrival to being waved away from the drive our stay could not have been made better if we had been in a seven star hotel in Dubai The house, our room the lounge were just home from home and spotlessly clean and tidy Heathers delicacies, not wishing to spoil the surprise for others, were just incredible. Thank you both... More 

Thank Mike B
Redhead, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Our family stayed 3 glorious nights with Heather and John @ Kenthurst Lodge, Kaka Point and it was absolutely wonderful. We gained insightful information about the Caitlins and a friendship for life. From the warm welcome to a sad farewell our stay was impeccably managed. We ate fresh produce for breakfast, beautifully presented in a lovely functional lounge/bfast room. We... More 

Thank Phillipa O

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kenthurst Lodge is a boutique Bed and Breakfast providing luxury B&B accommodation in the small seaside township of Kaka Point in the Catlins Region of southern New Zealand.Heather and John Hurst are your hosts. After farming for 47 years they have moved to the spectacular Catlins area. They are widely travelled and enjoy meeting people from all corners of the world. Breakfast produce is homegrown and largely organic, and fresh fruit and baking is provided during your stay.Kaka Point is a popular holiday destination and rapidly growing as the Catlins area is discovered by more and more visitors. It's close to Balclutha, about 75 minutes drive south of Dunedin and the Dunedin airport. Kenthurst Lodge is a great place to stay as you begin to explore the Catlins. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kenthurst Lodge B & B

Address: 36 Rata Street, Kaka Point, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Kaka Point
Price Range: RM569 - RM632 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Both rooms have same views and are equally lovely. No preference”
 of 5 bubbles kitchener14, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Notify the owners if you have any specific dietary requirements.”
 of 5 bubbles 582ramaj, 2 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Either of the queensize bedrooms are lovely, one has ensuite with bath and shower, the other with ensuite and shower.”
 of 5 bubbles phillipao2015, 5 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Any of the rooms are beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles SofiaW491, 30 Nov 2012 | Read review
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