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Cairnbrae House

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Spacious, comfortable room with high quality, appealing furnishings that fit the alpine setting. Breakfast foods and beverages provided for us to prepare and eat when convenient. Liked the combination of informality in serene gracious setting with garden views. Hosts Devon and Peter were warm, fun and helpful.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Peter and Devon are excellent hosts, and their accommodation was perfect for us as two couples travelling together. We had the upstairs 'flat' with two bedrooms and communal lounge/breakfast area. You need a car to get to the nearest restaurants in Ohakune, but the restaurants are good. The walks in Tongariro are excellent, although we picked a miserable day for...

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Loved our two night stay at Cairnbrae - wish we could have stayed longer. Our hosts Devi & Pete were sensational and breakfast was super tasty! There is a challenging golf course (Waimarino GC) around the corner (1km) from the location. It was very quiet, the greens & fairway were in good order. Green Fees are only $25 if you...

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Haaren, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly host and hostess, a beautiful appartment with views of the garden and the surrounding mountains, a great bed, lots of birds and quiet. Town with shops and restaurants nearby. All good (except for the weather today).

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Positives: 1) Location: out of town, quiet, with nice views of Mt Ruapehu. 2) We booked a standard queen room, but got a free upgrade to a king room with ensuite. 3) Room was very spacious and clean. 4) Fridge, microwave, kettle in the room - tea/coffee and milk were provided. 5) Bathroom was also spacious and clean - free...

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Cairnbrae, Owner at Cairnbrae House, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We decided to stay here as a getaway together from the big city. We had spent the day at the snow and arrived to be shown around this tidy B&B. It had a gorgeous little deer farm and we were pleased with the furnishings and our own private en suite. However, we found the hosts unusually rude and overall we...

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Cairnbrae, Owner at Cairnbrae House, responded to this review

Thank-you for your kind remarks regarding Cairnbrae House. We are sorry you had to be censured for abusing our facilities. Your critique only reflects on your character. Regards Peter M

Tübingen
Reviewed 14 March 2016

like an italian agriturismo, but located near Tongariro NP in NZL, good wines, fantastic hosts, the rooms are big and bright, gives ability to cook something on your own, at the south entrance of the Tongariro NP

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We so enjoyed our stay at the Cairnbrae House. The hosts Devon and Peter are exceptionally gracious. We were honesty most drawn to the House by the picture of the lab on their website as we so miss our two big labs while traveling. It also good reviews, thankfully. Peter picked us up at the train station and took us...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We booked the deluxe double room with bath (advertised as private bathroom). It turned out that the 'private bathroom' did not open into our room but was only accessible by going through a communal area. We were told that eftpos would be fine, but there was no eftpos facility, appeared only payment method was to read out all credit card...

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Cairnbrae, Owner at Cairnbrae House, responded to this review

We too, were disappointed at your swift departure, when your card declined.

Gresham, United States
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Great place to stay. The rooms were large, clean, comforable and quiet. Devon and Pete were very accomodating. They provided us with helpful guidance, suggestions and helped explain New Zealand driving customs. They also have deer on their farm.

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Thank you for your kind remarks.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cairnbrae House is a 4 star boutique Bed & Breakfast accommodation with the guests comfort in mind. We are well situated for access to the Tongiriro World Heritage National Park and Mt Ruapehu Ski fields. We also have access to the walking, cycling, canoe and jetboating on the Whanganui River. We are surrounded by our own deer park and have a river access for swimming,and fishing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cairnbrae House

Address: 140 Mangawhero River Road | Post Box 151, Ohakune 4660, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Ohakune
Price Range: $163 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cairnbrae House 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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