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Ashtead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We were on a tour organised by New Zealand in Depth, who selected Ti Kouka House for an overnight stay. We had a wonderful time. Sandy and Russell were perfect hosts and we were offered a magnificent evening meal which had been described as a "supper platter" - what a feast! The house itself is filled with interesting local "curios"...

Thank Maurice P
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Wow, for the welcome and what a breakfast!! Russell and Sandy have built an incredible home and their enthusiasm overflowed into everything they offered during our stay with them. The views as brilliant from the lovely area made into a private sitting area outside the bedroom, with welcoming homemade refreshments offered as soon as you arrive. Nothing is too much...

Thank S25UK
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I wish that we had stayed here for more than one night. We were so warmly welcomed on our arrival after a long day of travel. Sandy has done an excellent job of making her home and guests comfortable. Her cooking is superb. We had an amazing dinner and breakfast that surpassed anything else we ate in New Zealand. Everything...

Thank Kostravel
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

The house is fantastically unusual but works like a dream. Sandy & Russell are great hosts and one can send hours chatting. The beds are very comfortable but we did find the rooms somewhat cramped with nowhere to place the suitcases to unpack etc except on the bed. There were no drinking utensils in the rooms which made meds taking...

Thank Rodney M
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Very welcoming hosts in this wonderfully quirkily furnished accommodation. Our room had french doors to a seating area outside with fantastic views.We were made to feel very welcome with homemade scones and jam. When it was discovered one of us was gluten free Sandy immediately phoned our trip coordinator to phone ahead to the other places we were going to...

Thank IanP14216
Reviewed 27 January 2016

How fortunate we were to spend an evening in the company of Sandy and Russell in their beautiful home which was so full of character. We were met with a warm welcome which felt like meeting old friends instead of a new introduction. The love and care they obviously put into the building continues in their attentiveness to the comfort...

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 20 January 2016

The house is awesome. Every view ( the complete house) is artwork and really stilysh. The rooms are small, but really amazing. I (we) have never seen such a tastefully equipped and furnished house (french artwork style - one of the houses you can find in the house magazines). Apart from that, Russell and Sandy offered the best breakfast of...

Thank Georg R
Placerville, California
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Sandy and Russell met us as we drove up. It was like meeting new friends on the spot. Their home is an endless series of beautiful surprises. First in the door you are treated to the lovely scent of hand made soaps. Sandy served us a wonderful tray of snacks, nuts and cookies with our tea on the deck overlooking...

Thank Linda B
Diss, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Sandy and Russell were wonderful hosts and it was fascinating talking to them, about the conception of their quirky and unique home. We were pre-booked a platter on our arrival night, and not knowing what to expect, ate at lunchtime. DON'T ! It was a fabulous meal, which went on into the night, also in the company of the other...

1Thank APDC2014
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2015

When we first pulled in we were not too sure what we were going in to but very quickly we were absorbed in to the house and Sandy and Russell's life. We spent a long time during the day and evening chatting with them, getting to to know them, their dog, Webster, the boys (Alpacas) who lived in the field...

1Thank Jackie B

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Along one of Lonely Planet's most scenic tourist drives, we are a purpose built Bed and Breakfast with sunset views from every window across the Tasman Sea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ti Kouka House

Address: 2522 Coast Road, Barrytown 7873, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Barrytown
Number of rooms: 3
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“The end room is the best.”
 of 5 bubbles Kostravel, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Put your sandfly repellant on before you arrive.”
 of 5 bubbles jackiebD6544KZ, 11 Apr 2015 | Read review
“End room has views on 2 sides.”
 of 5 bubbles 938AdrianB, 10 Dec 2013 | Read review
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