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Renwick, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We have lost count of how many times we have stayed at this most beautiful place and it never fails to deliver. So comfortable, everything you need, peace perfect peace, lovely views and charming hosts. We have already booked for next year. Thank you Marion and Peter yet again.

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Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Apple cottage. It was PERFECT? Read what the others have said. I cannot add any more superlatives. Breakfast made to order.... delivered on time like 6 star room service. This place, Marion and Peter, location, view and amenities are absolutely wonderful.

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Reviewed 31 December 2015

We stayed a few days in mid-December at one of the Clayridge Cottages and we highly recommend it. The location is ideal for Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes and Kahurangi National Parks. The cottage is very well-appointed, the beds are very comfortable, and the hosts - Marion and Peter - are available to be very helpful about the local area as...

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Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We stayed here for two nights, very convenient for access to Abel Tasman Park. The room was large, beautifully appointed and very comfortable; the view was amazing, the garden is lovely, and the hosts, Marion and Peter are extremely hospitable, gracious and kind. We enjoyed fantastic breakfasts in our room and were given great advice about boat tours to the...

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Renwick, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Well this is our 4th visit to Clayridge and we have since booked out 5th!! Surely that is recommendation enough. However, we STILL want to tell you what a wonderful place this is - it is just like being home from home - comfy (especially the beds!), well equipped and in such a glorious location and the gardens are beautiful....

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Reviewed 19 December 2014

Three two-bedrooms cottages and big living-room with well equipped kitchen annex - not only with cooking utensils but also with spices, oil and other products. Dishwasher, microwave and big oven in kitchen. In bathroom washing machine (washing powder to both is provided by hosts). Breakfast are delivered by hosts to cottages. Excellent!!! Very tasty home made marmalades, bread, fresh pressed...

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Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the lovely well equipped apple cottage for three nights. Very nice views over the mountains. It's in a very good spot for visiting Abel Tasman national park. The hosts were very friendly and helped us plan our trip to the park. It's also very close to Nelson, which was another good day trip.

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Renwick, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 February 2014

We have just returned from our third visit to Clayridge and I suppose that is all the recommendation you need really. It is so comfortable, clean, well equipped, has amazing views and your cottage is so peaceful and private and is more than deserving of its 5 star rating. Peter and Marion are the most hospitable and gracious hosts and...

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Whakatane-nz
Reviewed 16 January 2014

This place is wonderful in all respects. The rooms are large, beautifully appointed and luxuriously comfortable; the views are incredible, the garden is charming, and the hosts are welcoming, caring, giving, obliging and above all, lovely people. We enjoyed fantastic breakfasts plus many other extras warmly offered by our gracious hosts, Marion & Peter.

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Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2013

We had the suite in the house itself. It was completely private and very spacious - kitchenette, bathroom, dressing area, lounge and huge bedroom. We even had our own patio area to sit out. Everything was spotless and top quality. Peter and Marion were such kind and gentle hosts. Their expert knowledge of the area and helping us to plan...

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GrannyM390, Owner at Clayridge House and Cottages, responded to this review

HI, We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had a wonderful time

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A stunning setting - Choose from our Mt Arthur Suite in the homestead or one of our two self contained two bedroom private cottages. With 360 degree views, we are on one of the highest points close to the coast halfway between Nelson and the Abel Tasman National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clayridge House and Cottages

Address: 77 Pine Hill Road, Ruby Bay, Mapua 7173, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Mapua > Ruby Bay
Price Range: $183 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“No difference between cottages”
 of 5 bubbles 202leszeks, 19 Dec 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the Mt Albert suite in the house and enjoyed being hosted, but there are separate chalets if self-contained accommodation is preferred.”
 of 5 bubbles bev-fothergill, 16 Jan 2014 | Read review
“We rented Double View cottage as it was accessible from ground level. Apple Cottage, next door had several steps up to its patio and porch. It was better positioned to unbelievably give even better views.”
 of 5 bubbles JKMCambridge_Canada, 19 Apr 2013 | Read review
“We recommend if you choose to stay at Clayridge Cottages, to stay for longer than a night. Our cottage was perfect, and we have no other suggestions.”
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 of 5 bubbles Motorola27, 21 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Doubleview cottage best for small children.”
 of 5 bubbles TraceyD300, 9 May 2012 | Read review
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