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Rock Retreat Bed and Breakfast

Afternoon sun looking towards Coromandel peninsula.Mount Kakepuku in foreground.
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35 reviews
Afternoon sun looking towards Coromandel peninsula.Mount Kakepuku in foreground.
Beautiful night skies.
Sunrise over Tongariro National Park.
Go to sleep to the crackling of a nice fire on a cold winter's night.
Queen bed in main area and two singles in open loft above.
Kitchen area with full size gas oven, gas bbq also for use on balcony.
Inside outside flow with french doors opening onto balcony.
Queen bed in main area.
Two single beds in open loft above main area.
Ensuite with bath,shower and washing machine.
Entrance to Rock Retreat.
Sunset arrival
Southern Skies
moody skies
Rustic charm.
Nestled in amongst native bush.
Hot Summer days at Rock Retreat.
Afternoon sun looking towards Mt Kakepuku and Maungatautari.
Sunsetting over the Hauturu hills.
Early morning wake up.Sunrise over Tongariro National Park.
Rocky sunsets.
Misty mountains below Mt Hauturu.
Nikau palm grove with Rock Retreat.
Limestone rock outcrops.Just a few of many that can be explored at Rock Retreat.
Beautiful walking tracks right at your doorstep.
Typical views from Rock Retreat.
Meet our black faced suffolk sheep.
Tongariro national park and Mt Doom!
Stubbs farm QEII covenant right on your doorstep.
Put your walking shoes on and enjoy.
Sunset over Tongariro National park
Rock Retreat.
Sunrise over the rocks
Rocky limestone outcrops.
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Private Room , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Waitomo Caves, Waitomo District, Waikato Region, North Island
Experience the peace and tranquility of Rock Retreat B&B whilst absorbing stunning mountain and limestone views of the central North Island and our wild west coast hill country.

We pride ourselves on being an eco friendly,self sufficient accommodation.Our source of power is run by solar and wind.

Take a moment and relax on your own private deck and watch Tui and Bellbird enjoy our native flax.Look out for Kereru(wood pigeon) and New Zealand Falcon.

Spot our volcanic mountains.On a clear day you will see Mt Pirongia,Te Aroha,Kakepuku,Maungatautari,Pureora and Tongariro national park(Ruapehu,Ngaruhoe and Tongariro).

A continental breakfast is provided in the cottage.

Your hosts Biddy Stubbs and Rich Kersel,daughters Hazel and Fern.
Listing #HL2561517
About the Owner
Biddy S
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The cottage was cozy and brim full of tiny details. Biddy was kind and helpful too. Wish we could stay longer. Thanks for everything.

Thank Lizette B
richard biddy h... k, VR Owner at Rock Retreat Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Lizette.Lovely meeting you.Glad you enjoyed your stay at Rock Retreat.

Reviewed 8 April 2018

Thank you Biddy for allowing us to stay at your wonderfull cottage. Our son loved the loft bedroom. Very comfortable, well appointed and in a very tranquil setting. Wish we could have stayed longer.

Thank Shaun S
richard biddy h... k, VR Owner at Rock Retreat Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thanks Shaun.Lovely meeting you all.Glad you enjoyed your stay.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

It was the perfect place to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. Lying in bed and watching the fire, getting up to see the sunrise were highlights. We had no idea there were so many free walks in the area like the Ruakuri walkway. An amazing...More

Thank Cathy B
richard biddy h... k, VR Owner at Rock Retreat Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thanks Cathy for choosing Rock Retreat as part of your Waitomo experience.So glad you enjoyed your stay.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Playground
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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RM 621
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How to get there
Drive 9kms from Waitomo Caves village on Te Anga Rd.Turn right onto Hauturu Rd.Follow the Rock Retreat signs.We are 1km up Hauturu Rd,first house on left.
Don't use a gps as it will send you on a wild goose chase to the other end of Hauturu Rd,which beyond us gets very narrow and windy on an unsealed road.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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