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London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

We spent 2 nights in the top apartment which has sea views as well as views of the garden, farmland , horses, bush and many birds. Access is via a steep spiral staircase from the deck below so you pass someone else's windows on your way up, and is quite a challenge with luggage, but it's worth it for the... More 

Thank mhallcool
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015

The owners of this beautiful property, Joyce and Guy, were incredibly welcoming, warm and helpful. Joyce met us at the ferry from Auckland and Guy was eager to guide us in planning our day, doing so with enthusiasm and charm. The breakfast included homemade jams and stewed fruits and the kitchen ares was open for our use when we had... More 

2 Thank BetsyR19130
Melbourne, Australia
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 June 2015

An amazing and relaxing place to stay. It is on the better side of the island, within walking distance from the gorgeous town of Oneroa and a short walk to the best wineries on the island such as Cable Bay (1km) and Mudbrick as well as Jurassic Ridge. Great walking tracks nearby with views overlooking Auckland city. Hosts Guy and... More 

1 Thank TheBoss15
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015

We stayed one night in the top apartment, such stunning landscape views and ocean view. Apartment had lots of space and very comfortable. The Accommodation is only a couple minutes from the town centre and cable bay vineyard and the beach. We want to acknowledge the owners, they are so kind and helpful. The owner went the extra mile to... More 

Thank kwestandspua22
Level Contributor
37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We stayed two nights at Kowhai Close. It is a quiet and peaceful retreat, yet very close ( i.e. within walking distance) of the Oneroa Village and local vineyards and restaurants. Mudbrick winery and Cable Bay are close by and very recommended for great food and wine. Joyce and Guy are great hosts.

Thank Pipi16
1 review
Reviewed 25 November 2014 via mobile

Lovely spot and very quiet accommodation. We spent two nights in the cottage. Great service, good food and great coffee. Very friendly owners - Guy and Joyce. We enjoyed our stay at Waiheke island a lot...

Thank roman_889
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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68 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Stayed in the top apartment. Enjoyed the peace & quiet, no road noises, only the birds singing. Plenty of room and comfy bed. Well equipped kitchen with a faulty toaster replaced immediately. In fact possibly the biggest feature of the property is the very helpful couple running the property, They set out to be sure that we were comfortable. Handy... More 

Thank Ray B
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2014

We stayed in the top apartment at Kowhai Close overlooking the bushland. We loved the peacefulness of the property, the sunsets and the bird song each evening. Joyce and Guy were lovely and gave us several recommendations for nearby walks and quiet beaches. We hired a car, so visited most of the island over a day and half. The walk... More 

1 Thank MSydney07
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2014 via mobile

My husband and I just spent 2 nights in one of the apartments. It was extremely comfortable and very quiet. We loved the fact that it was not far from Oneroa but not close to neighbours either. The apartment was well equipped. Joyce and Guy were lovely hosts.

1 Thank Moose B
Level Contributor
43 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2013

My partner and I plus another couple stayed at Kowhai Close in the separate guesthouse for 2 nights. The B&B is run by a lovely married couple, Joyce and Guy. They were wonderful to deal with in advance and during our stay, and very helpful and accommodating. The guesthouse is set behind the main house, with stunning views into a... More 

3 Thank ozinamsterdam

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Additional Information about Kowhai Close

Address: 92 Nick Johnstone Drive, Waiheke Island 1971, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Waiheke Island
Price Range: ₹ 9,205 - ₹ 19,024 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“As far as I know, only 2 rooms are available. We also rented a car to get around the island.”
 of 5 bubbles BetsyR19130, 13 Nov 2015 | Read review
“top apartment has beautiful views.”
 of 5 bubbles kwestandspua22, 30 May 2015 | Read review
“Ground floor may be noisier if guests above, but upper unit is accessed via a circular stair on the outside.”
 of 5 bubbles 924RayB, 27 Aug 2014 | Read review
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