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Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Drury homestead is a really lovely place, a grand mansion that the owners have renovated themselves to a high standard. We felt at home in this house just south of Auckland. It's well suited both for relaxing and getting rid of jetlag and for using as a base when touristing on the North Island. Our daughter loved petting the...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The Drury Homestead is a classic, old-school BnB with lots of antiques and florals, helpful hosts and a generous cooked breakfast. You feel like a guest in the hosts home. Our room was cozy and warm. There is free wi-fi (you may need to request the password), a bar fridge in the hallway, and TV in a communal lounge-room. The...

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Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 22 September 2016

A warm welcome, beautiful accommodation, in the morning a prettily set table for breakfast where you are served a bowl of seasonal fruit followed by eggs from Ron and Carolyns own hens, fresh field mushrooms that Ron had picked on the morning delicious cured bacon, sausages, tomatoes followed by home made bread and jams if you could possibly fit it...

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South Carolina
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We arrived after dark the night before our flight back home. What a great place to spend our last night in New Zealand. Carolyn immediately made us feel at home by showing us to a comfortable room on the second floor. Right outside our door was a table with teas and cookies which we enjoyed. Breakfast the next morning included...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

We spent one night at this lovely B&B on the edge Drury before travelling to Auckland airport. The 19th house has been beautifully restored by the present owners in the Victorian style. The bedrooms are comfortable and full of character. Perfect en suite facilities in our rooms. The hosts could not have been more hospitable. Breakfast with bacon, egg and...

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leicestershire
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed a night before heading to Auckland airport at the end of our holiday, and we delighted that we had not picked a motel or airport hotel. This is a lovely comfortable old colonial house, with super hosts. Carolyn kindly made us a dinner reservation when we asked her advice before arriving, and made us an excellent breakfast. It's...

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Barrington, Illinois
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Imagine our surprise after just touching down in Auckland to find ourselves in what can only be described as the most pastoral setting ever - just 20 minutes or so outside of Auckland. The Drury Homestead is charming and our hosts, Carolyn and Ron, every bit as much. The setting of their lodge is lovely, the gardens surrounding it gorgeous,...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We arrived early morning from LA, in a bit of a daze. We knew our first day would be tough, but Carolyn and Ron instantly made us feel like members of their family. So we just plopped ourselves down in their lovely guest lounge and talked and laughed for the entire morning. Carolyn gave us excellent recommendations for dining and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We arrived in Auckland after travelling more than 30 minutes from the airport and stayed the first night with Carolyn and Ron. My wife loves the older houses they have character It was great to start the holiday here, the B&B is so calm and peaceful listening to the water falls. there is a huge garden and flowers everywhere -...

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Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Lovely old homestead with private rooms and bathrooms, and a guest lounge. Owners live on site but not intrusive- up for a chat if you are. Carolyn makes a wonderful cooked breakfast using fresh eggs from the farm and home made jams etc from fruit trees. Highly recommend. We are staying again later in the year.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Drury Homestead

Address: 349 Drury Hills Road | Drury, Drury 2577, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Drury
Number of rooms: 4
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“Sign for B&B on Drury Hills Road hard to see after dark”
 of 5 bubbles treemom, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are different, but all the same price. It depends on what you like and need.”
 of 5 bubbles GailCheryl, 2 Feb 2014 | Read review
“We had the room downstairs, was nice, easy acces to the veranda.”
 of 5 bubbles JohanHagendijk, 16 Dec 2013 | Read review
“we have stayed in ‘Lily’ room which has kitchen facilities, queen bed and ensuite and with its own entrance and veranda. The kids used the ‘Cape Reinga’ room which has twin king/single beds and private bathroom complete with shower, toilet and clawfoot bath. We stayed in the ‘Dunedin’,room which has a queen-size bed and ensuite also Carolyn put up a cot for the baby which was adorable, it also has views across the countryside”
  • Cape Reinga room
  • Dunedin Room
 of 5 bubbles ReneeWally, 16 Feb 2012 | Read review
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