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Reviewed 25 April 2016

As a host, Helen was relaxed and very welcoming. She quickly seemed to understand the things that we would be interested in seeing and gave us helpful directions. We felt more like friends than guests. Our room was very comfortable, and whilst there are shared bathroom facilities, we were the only guests staying, so we had the run of the...

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Harbingerhouse, Owner at Harbinger House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Sorry I have taken so long to respond to your review. We are glad we were able to make your stay in Tauranga a memorable time and that you felt at home during your stay with us. We like you enjoyed the time you spent with us and hope you come again some time

Warkworth, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 March 2016

A beautiful, peaceful spot, central to almost anywhere. Hosts are so friendly - you feel like you're a friend that's come to visit. Everything laid on: towels & linen, Coffee &Tea in your room, breakfast with stunning home-made bread sliced up nioce and thick, and toasted. You can sit on the deck and relax, there's trees and birds everywhere, it...

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Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Where to start. The owners Helen and Geoff have opened there beautiful home to us. Take time to reflect in the beautiful gardens. These couple are armed with local knowledge of everything from the area to buses to eaterys. I was very lucky to of been upgraded to a queen room with private balcony and amazing views. The extra added...

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Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Helen and Doug were great hosts, very welcoming. Lovely room comfortable bed, as we were up a little before the other young couple staying, the shared bathroom worked out well.Home made bread for breakfast was delicious. Helen was very helpful with advice on places to see and where to eat.

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Onsala, Sweden
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Overwhelmingly inspiring hosts full of ideas of what to see and where to eat and go! Splendid breakfast with lots of fruit. Excellent room upstairs with a large balcony. Interesting lessons in Maori and cultural exchange. Barbro & Kristian, Sweden

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Harbingerhouse, Owner at Harbinger House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is so encouraging to get your positive feed back and know that we were able to help make your stay in Tauranga enjoyable. We thoroughly enjoyed your company and chatting with you about your home and our NZ.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Well received when arriving later than expected after enjoying "The Squeeze" with NZ River Jet on Waikato river. This helped set the mood for a most excellent night. The aroma of freshly baked bread added to good conversation over breakfast. Good advice on finding eating, shopping, places of interest.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Pros: this bnb has 3 nice bedrooms on the second floor, 2 with queen and one with twin beds. The rooms are clean, cozy and warm, coffee / tea in the room, have bathrobes in the closet for guests to use, very nice private balcony, have a sink in the room, free WiFi, parking and continental breakfast with home made...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for two nights. The house is beautiful and the owners are lovely. We didn't realize we had booked single beds, but that wasn't any issue really, the only issue we found was that our room didnt have air conditioning and in the middle of January, it got pretty hot. The town is small but...

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Helen and Doug F, Owner at Harbinger House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Lennie, We say thank you both for staying with us and are glad that you enjoyed Tauranga and the Mount Beach. Thank you again and cheers.

Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Beautiful place, very comfortable and cozy. Hosts very welcoming and friendly. In a great location for shopping with a shopping mall within walking distance and access to town centre and mount. A+++++

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Helen and Doug F, Owner at Harbinger House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Teresa, It was great to have you stay and we welcome you back any time you decide to revisit Tauranga.

Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Doug and Helen were excellent hosts and made our three days in there beautiful home amazing. Both of the hosts were extremely accommodating and helpful when it came to traveling in the area and New Zealand. The little touches made it just like a second home and would love to come back again. We would of been lost without the...

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Helen and Doug F, Owner at Harbinger House Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Harbinger House and look forward to your returning in the future

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Harbinger House provides affordable luxury in the heart of Tauranga.Tea and coffee available in rooms and laundry facilities are available.Our Queen rooms have separate vanities and private balconies. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbinger House Bed and Breakfast

Address: 209 Fraser Street, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Price Range: ₹ 4,888 - ₹ 6,243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harbinger House Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All three rooms looked excellent. They are different sizes depending on the bed type.”
 of 5 bubbles Kiwitravellers_47, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have a private balcony”
 of 5 bubbles VW_Nutter, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Choose the upstairs room with balcony and view”
 of 5 bubbles BarbroochKristian, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Choose the large queen room, it is the biggest room among the three they offered”
 of 5 bubbles Selina7155, 24 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The two double bedrooms have a balcony, the twin room doesn't.”
 of 5 bubbles JudyC643, 30 Dec 2014 | Read review
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