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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 October 2015

I took my daughter here , as Akaroa was full as it was the French Festival on .my daughter hadn't ever stayed in a B& B before , & it had been many years since I had , but we had a wonderful stay . Our hosts , Noel & Sharon were so welcoming & hospitable , letting us even...

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Roaringmeg, Owner at Beaufort House Akaroa, responded to this review

Thank you Kate for your kind words.... it was lovely to see a Mother and daughter on a break away together ..we wish Sarah the very best with her university studies. Those family times are special ..... as I related, I had just done the same ... with a Mother/Son overseas trip ..... look forward to meeting again:) Best wishes...

Sydney
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Beaufort House would have to be the place to stay when visiting Akaroa for couples. Sharon and Noel really know how to make their guests feel welcome in their gorgeous B&B with their lovely bedrooms and evening drinks in the garden before you wander off down for dinner at one of the many restaurants in Akaroa. We spent two nights...

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Roaringmeg, Owner at Beaufort House Akaroa, responded to this review

Thank you Kim for your kind comments .... the Fyfe Room has a lovely corner aspect as you say .. peaceful and quiet with views to the sea, the bathroom has just been upgraded with a new high performance shower .... we have had our winter break away and moving towards a busy summer season .... do hope you manage...

Umina Beach, Australia
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Our last stop on our NZ holiday was by far the best. Our hosts, Sharon & Noel, are so accommodating and friendly. The home has been beautifully decorated by Sharon who has superb taste. Our room was so delightful, big windows, gorgeous linens & absolutely loved the towels. I loved the afternoon ritual of meeting in the garden for canapés...

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Roaringmeg, Owner at Beaufort House Akaroa, responded to this review

We do feel spoilt..thank you for your kind words! I do enjoy the furnishing of the house and a pleasure to share with guests who have an appreciation of those items not often seen with the minimalistic look in favour .... doesn't apply here! Beaufort House lends itself to items of times past ... We meet such interesting people from...

Diss, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Were recommended to visit Akaroa to chill out after 6 fairly hectic weeks in NZ, and Beaufort House was the perfect base. Our room, with its lovely balcony was most comfortable, the breakfasts and evening drinks and nibbles a great way to meet other guests. Good walks nearby and only a short walk down to the harbour and some excellent...

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Thank you for your kind comments at the end of our summer season, snow on the Akaroa hilltop today so winter on it's way - we have had an amazing summer and Autumn this year. The grapes have been harvested since you were here ...and time to fly North :) Best wishes Sharon & Noel

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Fabulous weekend. Sharon and Noel provide amazing service. Beaufort House is well appointed with everything you need. Evening drinks and nibbles are a great way to meet other guests. Great breakfast. A short walk to town.

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Thank you Nick, pleasure to meet Sarah and yourself ....hopefully you can make it back down to Akaroa in the future. Fabulous summer as the autumn leaves are starting to fall and the grapes harvested. Best wishes Sharon & Noel

Christchurch
Reviewed 30 April 2015

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our time at Beaufort House to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The hosts were lovely and very helpful. The room was beautiful and the breakfast was simply astonishing! I would have not hesitation going back there again :)

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Thank you Bronwyn, pleased you and Stephen enjoyed your stay with us and the fact that it was a referral :) Enjoy your UK trip! Best regards Sharon & Noel

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 April 2015

We chose Beaufort House to have our wedding after having stayed with Sharon and Noel on a couple of occasions.The day was absolutely perfect, Sharon and Noel are the most amazing hosts and everything was of the highest quality, with nothing too much trouble. Beaufort House is a wonderful place to spend some time, you will not be disappointed.

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It was our pleasure to host Neil & Kaye's Wedding - beautiful day in Akaroa, perfect setting. Waiting on the photos! Best regards Sharon & Noel

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Beaufort house is stunning, set back from a quiet road you can hardly believe this wonderful place is there, nestled in beautiful mature gardens. The weather was fine enough when we arrived to enjoy canapés and wine (Noel's grapes) on the lawn with the other guests - the food and the atmosphere were wonderful. We slept well in our beautiful...

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Lovely to meet both Francis & Sally .. our appreciation also to Nicki & Rolf who held the 'fort' for us whilst we were at a family Wedding in Christchurch. Thank you for your kind comments. Best wishes Sharon & Noel

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 20 April 2015

This was the first stop on our recent trip to NZ. Wow! What a great experience. From the moment Sharon welcomed us to when Noel waved us Good Bye it was fantastic. House is in a fantastic location and is truly lovely. Hosts are welcoming and will help you with anything you need. Try The Little Bistro for dinner.. but...

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Roaringmeg, Owner at Beaufort House Akaroa, responded to this review

Thank you Mike, interesting mix of guests - good times! As NZ is your second and loved home - hope to see you back this way again, perhaps next summer :) Best wishes Noel & Sharon

Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

Perfect. From the location to the beautiful heritage home to our fantastic hosts ensuring our needs were met without fault. For the perfect getaway in akaroa look no further, you will not be disappointed

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Hi Karl, you made me laugh .... I thought when I read the heading 'wow what is coming next!' ... we enjoyed meeting you and your friends, hope to see you again in this part of the country ... Best wishes Sharon & Noel

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Treat yourself to a memorable experience in one of Akaroa’s gracious historic homes. A charming and romantic retreat nestled in a beautiful one acre garden and vineyard. Enjoy cosy open fires and gorgeous bedrooms. Join us for a glass of our estate wine in the evenings. Linger over our special cooked breakfasts. Tranquil, private and secluded yet just a short stroll to the village. Open all year round, multiple night rates and group bookings available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beaufort House Akaroa

Address: 42 Rue Grehan | Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand (Formerly Wilderness House)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range: $360 - $385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Beaufort House Akaroa 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Loved the corner Fyfe room.”
 of 5 bubbles Kiwi Helene, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms were lovely. We stayed in the Fyffe room on the 1st Floor with a small view of the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles MoyraF, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had the Walker room with our own bathroom across the hall. Oh! so luxurious and beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles tomandnormafrancis, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Be prepared for the hot water to take a few minutes to arrive to the upstairs showers/basins, and for the hand basin faucets to occasionally make loud noises when they run.”
 of 5 bubbles 841shaunk, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Fyffe room gets the afternoon sun and has a good sized bathroom with a bath. It is also a great pick as it is a corner room. ”
 of 5 bubbles michellehE7104PB, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
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