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Birchgrove Cottage
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Private Room, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Whangarei, Northland Region, North Island

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Klaus S
Dreieich, Germany
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“We love to stay there”
Reviewed 4 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We have been in this place befor, this was our 4. visit in Whangarei and we have been there during all our visits. There is everything you need, Wifi, Tv, the fridge was filled with breakfast for the next days, washing machine, heating and cooling. Jeanette and Phil are very friendly hosts, we love to stay at their Birchgrove Cottage.
We hope to come bach some day.

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Liked best: our hosts
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Judy_and...
Winston Salem, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Whangarei Ecstasy”
Reviewed 28 July 2014 for a stay in May 2014
2
people found this review helpful

This place is everything you could dream of and more. The cottage is located just far enough from the business district to be quiet, (even serene). Yet, shops are conveniently close. If Wi-Fi is important to you, the service there was outstanding. Birchgrove Cottage truly had the feel of a 'home away from home'. So if you plan on being at or near Whangarei - make plans to stay at this enchanted cottage and you will not be sorry!!

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Liked best: Fit well with what I would want to offer others for 'my' homestay.
Liked least: Not enough time allocated for the area - 100% my mistake.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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TnJuk
UK
Level 6 Contributor
120 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Excellent Location & Well Equipped Cottage”
Reviewed 31 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We found our hosts very helpful and they gave us advice about the area. Good base to visit Bay of Islands and we even made it up to the top of The Cape - long day but very worthwhile. It is an ideal base for exploring the Whangarei area which offers lots of things to do and see.
Birchgrove Cottage is a modern facility which is exceptionally well equipped, located by the owners home in in a very large interesting garden, located in a quiet area of Kamo. The kitchen and bathroom had everything we needed and the living space and bedroom were very comfortable.
If we ever decided to make that very long trip to NZ again, we'd certainly stay at Birchgrove and also recommend it to friends.

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Liked best: Everything about it!
Liked least: Second bedroom part of Lounge (didn't bother us as we didn't use this)
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Lisa H
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Blown away...”
Reviewed 7 December 2013 for a stay in October 2013

This place is amazing and was more than we thought it would be, we travelled with my husband, and teenage daughter it was a family holiday weekend and we were so happy with this place the hosts are very helpful and this cottage has everything that you could need and more... we loved it and the free breakfast included is great, not far from town and not far from Kingdom of Zion as that's where we were gong the beds were comfy and best part for my teenage daughter was WIFI...stay here you wont be disappointed. :)

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Liked best: The shower
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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AllanF369
Hamilton / Cambridge, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“**A great choice a must visit**”
Reviewed 13 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

My wife and I required accommodation for just one night in Whangarei, and we must say, we were very pleased with Birchgrove Cottage.
This rather well appointed , nicely located cottage is just North of Whangarei, in the Kamo region.
For those interested in golf, the local course is on the boundary.
Janette runs a well organised operation, totally professional in all matters.
Thank you Janette, you deserve to do well.
All the best from Allan & Margaret from Tamahere, North of Cambridge

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Liked best: A very good bed in the master bedroom.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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