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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
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“old house”(10 reviews)
“the owner”(13 reviews)
“a wonderful job”(3 reviews)
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All reviewsold housethe ownera wonderful jobgreat beddefinitely worth a visitopen firecommercial streetfantastic breakfastyear periodbeautiful housedark woodgolden baypoints of interestone of a kindb and bwould love to come backpoached eggs
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

We had a 2 night stay in this wonderfully restored historic house. We were welcomed with afternoon tea by the charming Austrian lady Felicity, who was managing the house. Very spacious rooms, with excellent decor, and a very comfortable bed, A roaring log fire in...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We were visiting Golden Bay and decided to stay the night and stumbled across this gem! What a treat staying here. Beautifully restored house with gorgeous rooms. We stayed in the room with a spa bath. Very large comfortable bed. Mark was a fantastic friendly...More

Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 22 March 2018

My husband and I stayed at Shady Rest last weekend, and we had an amazing time. The host was so hospitable and kind - he took the time to show us points of interest and the brekky was fantastic. Would definitely book again and hope...More

Thank Alex L
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Excellent base to explore the Golden Bay area. Charming historic house with interesting history. Rooms are very spacious, beds comfortable. Mark is a delightful host and a great source to get detailed information for day treks in the area. Excellent full breakfast and pints in...More

Thank e2e4
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Shady Rest for 4 nights. Mark was a great host - very welcoming and happy to chat. Breakfast was always delicious. I would recommend the scrambled eggs - amazing! The bed was comfortable, the house quiet, the bathroom an excellent size...More

Thank Annie K
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the spa bath is exclusive to one bedroom, it is in the en-suite bathroom.
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Hi Amalia, We have rooms available and could do a lovely room for you with with your own bathroom for $100 including continental Breakfast. Many Thanks Pete
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"you may not be able to read the sign driving through town but "B&B sandwich board" is easier to..."
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