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Sunkist Guesthouse

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible28%
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“the kitchen”(10 reviews)
“historic hotel”(2 reviews)
“guest house”(2 reviews)
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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Had to stay in Thames for one night last minute and booked this single room as it was cheap. Just hoped it was clean. I was delighted with what I had. Great host with everything to hand. Free wifi free coffee and biscuits in kitchen...More

Thank Karen V
Response from Cheryl C, Owner at Sunkist GuesthouseResponded 30 March 2018

Thank you Karen, was lovely to meet you and pleased you enjoyed our humble obode All the best Cheers

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

This hotel is perfect for history buffs or those wanting a base for day hikes in the Kauaeranga Kauri forest. The halls are lined with photos depicting the peak of the mining and forestry operations. The “parlour” has the genteel air of an earlier age...More

Thank Ruby B
Response from Cheryl C, Owner at Sunkist GuesthouseResponded 22 March 2018

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay in our lovely Heritage building and it is a shame you weren't staying longer as Thames has so much to offer from history to hiking in the beautiful Coromandel Forest Park and is the closest point for entry...More

Reviewed 13 February 2018

Thank you Cheryl, we stayed for 4 nights and found the guest house to be spacious, a wonderful lounge area and large kitchen for cooking, and a very good breakfast. The guest house has charm and character, which has to be enjoyed.

Thank Paul G
Response from Cheryl C, Owner at Sunkist GuesthouseResponded 14 February 2018

I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay I tried to sort out the rain for you but failed miserably, now the sun is shining! Safe journeys guys and hope to see you again sometime Kindest regards Cheryl

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We rented 3 rooms for 3 couples for the night. We arrived at the guesthouse before 7pm from doing a 6-7 hour hike at the Pinnacles that is why we were so tired and wanting a good shower and this happened. I’ll give a 2/5...More

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Response from Cheryl C, Owner at Sunkist GuesthouseResponded 6 February 2018

Didn't happen like explained. 6 guests insisted payment was made even when assurance given it hadn't. They rang B.Com whom they had booked thru who gave assurance no payment was made. Gave me the ph with a man saying transaction made 3 days previous but...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Had an awesome stay thanks Cheryl and pippy (the dog) for your awesome hospitality x I had a lovely afternoon in the back garden reading my book in the hammocks 😍 the old heritage charm is really cool too!!! Close to town and what a...More

Thank Emma F
Response from Cheryl C, Owner at Sunkist GuesthouseResponded 15 January 2018

Thank you Emma, we are happy you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again sometime. Happy travels

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Free Internet
Free Parking
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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Price range
US$67 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$67 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"In another hostel."
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"Quiet area of town, easy to find, supermarket and town within walking distance of Sunkist."
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"The top bunk is very high."
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"Choose room 1 its the one we had for a double and apart from the lock on the window was great. This is one of..."
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