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Riverside Retreat - Pakuranga

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A quiet, sheltered outlook to the Tamaki River.
A comfortable, queen-size double bed .
A brisk 50 minute walk around the Panmure Basin.
1 of 19A quiet, sheltered outlook to the Tamaki River.
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Only metres from the Tamaki River. Riverside walks start at the doorstep.Suitable for one person or couple looking to escape the hussle of the city without going too far. Sleep quietly and comfortably in the queen size bed. Pakuranga and Panmure Town Centres, Panmure Basin, Panmure Squash, Lagoon Leisure Centre - all a 2 minute drive. Sylvia Park Shopping Complex (largest in NZ) and Waipuna Convention Centre - 5 minute drive. Many of the beautiful beaches of the Waitemata Harbour are less than 20 minutes drive. Auckland University Tamaki Campus less than 15 minutes drive. 5 minute drive from Southern Motorway coming from the city/north, 10 minute drive coming from the south. 25 minutes to Auckland International Airport (off peak). 20 minute drive to the central city (off peak). An ide...Only metres from the Tamaki River. Riverside walks start at the doorstep.Suitable for one person or couple looking to escape the hussle of the city without going too far. Sleep quietly and comfortably in the queen size bed. Pakuranga and Panmure Town Centres, Panmure Basin, Panmure Squash, Lagoon Leisure Centre - all a 2 minute drive. Sylvia Park Shopping Complex (largest in NZ) and Waipuna Convention Centre - 5 minute drive. Many of the beautiful beaches of the Waitemata Harbour are less than 20 minutes drive. Auckland University Tamaki Campus less than 15 minutes drive. 5 minute drive from Southern Motorway coming from the city/north, 10 minute drive coming from the south. 25 minutes to Auckland International Airport (off peak). 20 minute drive to the central city (off peak). An ideal city escape without leaving the city! More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
• This is a non-smoking unit and property. • No pets or children permitted. • Check in time is usually 4.00pm. • Departure time is usually 10.00 am. These times can be flexible if the unit is vacant. • The usual arrangement is for people departing to leave the place as they found it - clean and tidy. This has never been a problem; we just like to make sure prospective guests are aware of this requirement as we like to maintain a high standard of cleanliness and presentation for incoming guests.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Andy T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:January 2011
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Reviewed 24 July 2019

We stayed at the apartment as our base-camp four times during our three month visit to New Zealand starting New Year's day 2019. Great location on the river, very comfortable furnishings, well equipped, spotlessly clean and, most important, warm and hospitable hosts. Highly recommended for...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank BerylHoward2015
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Great location close to shopping centre. Apartment is very clean and tidy. Annemarie and Andy are excellent hosts, look forward to staying again next time I’m in Auckland.

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank pickford57
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Outstanding self contained unit close to Auckland, shopping and other attractions. Andy and Annemarie are terrific hosts and very accommodating. They are very willing to make recommendations about the area. Unit is clean, comfortable and private. Located on the Rotary walkway along the river which...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Charles C
Management response:Responded 17 November 2017

An pleasure to host.

Reviewed 5 April 2016

My husband and I stayed three nights at Andy and Annemarie's apartment. It is a beautiful, peaceful location, overlooking the river - well-equipped and comfortable. Our hosts went out of their way to ensure our stay was memorable and even dropped us right to our...More

Date of stay: February 2016
Thank ScotiaofSkye
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I was warmly greeted and well looked after by the kind hosts. The accommodation was very clean and tidy and the queen bed extremely comfortable. Even though the unit is off the Pakuranga Highway it was very quiet. Having the park with its boardwalks nearby...More

Date of stay: February 2016
1  Thank Christine R
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Grill
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
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About the neighbourhood
At the end of a no exit street in a quiet residential area. Views of the Tamaki River from the lounge and bedroom. The lounge/dining catches the early morning sun with a view to a private garden as well as out towards the river in the other direction. A covered patio enables outdoor dining (including use of barbecue) on a sheltered terrace. No steps makes the unit suitable for those with limited mobility but does not have disabled access.
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