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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We spent 4 nights in little Tom's Cottage - a lovely spot, cute cottage. Arrived to find freshly cooked bread and eggs from the host's chickens! A very well appointed cottage, in a peaceful location just out of Havelock North. Hosts were very welcoming and accommodating.

Thank dave w
Medowie, Australia
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Little Toms Cottage is ...... I cant think of words that are worthy. Its a very special experience ... its real living and it makes us feel how life should be. If Van would let us we would live there. Spent all time not asleep sipping beer and wine on the porch under that mesmerizing peak and did not turn...

Thank tedx2016
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Stayed at Big Tom's for 2 nights with some friends. Good setup for two couples -- two separate bedrooms each with ensuite bathrooms. Living room with wood-burning fireplace; firewood and started provided. Wifi included, but slow. Kitchen is quaint with adequate supplies -- fresh eggs and a loaf of fresh baked bread waiting for you on arrival. Van seemed nice,...

Thank hdotk
Waikanae, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We stayed at Big Tom's Cottage and had a truly relaxed weekend in a wonderful setting. With stunning views of Te Mata Peak and a large secluded garden, the tastefully renovated house was fully equipped with everything you could ever need. It was so peaceful and in the evening we sat with a glass of wine just looking up at...

Thank Gill R
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Reviewed 8 January 2016

This review is for "Little Tom's Cottage". We stayed at Little Tom's Cottage for 5 days through mixed weather. The site is completely private, off a quiet road, with an outlook from the long porch across lawn, trees and planting to to Te Mata, unobstructed and ever-changing views. peace and seclusion... The small home was roomy enough - a little...

Thank Tman312
Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Amazing! THE perfect place for us to enjoy a romantic weekend away! Such a beautifully renovated cottage, with views to die for! Van was so helpful and obliging, even running us down the road where we had a dinner reservation at Craggy Range winery. The wood fired tub was a fantastic quirky treat pre drinks on the verandah enjoying the...

Thank victoriakay2015
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 September 2015

My wife and I stayed in Little Tom's Cottage and it was certainly a stay of ups and downs. To start with the positives, the location is great, so scenic and peaceful and surrounded by birds and wildlife. To look out amongst the olive trees and see turkeys roaming was a highlight for us. The cottage was quaint and cosy...

1Thank S_MurrayNZ
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Was in NZ for a mate's wedding and stayed at Big Tom's Cottage for 2 nights. Such a great cottage in an absolutely beautiful location. We had a really wonderful stay, the owners drop breakfast stuff on your doorstep in the morning, so peaceful and tranquil ... however it could have been a disaster... I booked using Agoda, which included...

Thank Resident_World
Rustington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Would we stay here again, unfortunately no. The cabin has had some "royal" publicity in the past and whilst we enjoy rustic style boarding we do expect a reasonable level of cleanliness and not having to clean glasses and crockery. Slightly grubby furnishings, were unfortunately the order of the day. Van is very helpful, however as previous reviewers have commented...

1Thank Brian P
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 February 2015

This was to be the highlight of our Hawkes Bay trip with my sister from the UK showing her some of NZ's quaintness. The cottage is in a lovely location but we found the kitchen bench and dining table plus some of the glassware needed cleaning before we could use them. The gardens surrounding the cottage were full of weeds...

1Thank jennywren49

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Additional Information about Big Tom's Cottages

Address: 116 Matangi Road | Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island
Price Range: ₹ 2,771 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Big Tom's Cottages 4*
Number of rooms: 1
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“Amazing view! Light the fire under the tub almost an hour before you intend to hop in!”
victoriakay2015, 8 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The bed to the left from the front door is the better of the 2 rooms”
jennywren49, 23 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Little Tom's Cottage is perfect for two. Private drive. You are close to the owner's home and Big Tom's Cottage, but you will never know it.”
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nmagmills, 26 Jan 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms a great”
happy954, 12 Jan 2014 | Read review
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