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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

a very comfortable and quiet 2 night stay in the self contained studio. small but perfectly formed, well appointed, very clean, nice furnishings. te aroha is a delightful little town with a relaxing vibe however you can also be as adventurous as you want.

Thank madmadammin
Emmaville, Australia
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58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Lovely room, beautifully decorated and had everything we needed. The bed was very comfortable and the decor was lovely. Very close to Main Street, walking distance to shops, cafes and restaurants. The lovely owner was a pleasure to deal with.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2015

My partner and I wanted acomfortable room close to the Main Street and the domain. We got that and so much more. Our two night stay was just what we wanted clean comfortable rooms and communal areas. Great value for money and the heatpumps were great on the very cold winters nights.

Thank SueHobbit
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Our family of 10 adults and 4 under 5's stayed at The Nunnery for a weekend. Our hostess Denise was wonderful, and the accommodation was excellent. The rooms were all spotless, the beds very comfortable, quality linen throughout. Denise was very helpful and even let the family watch the Super rugby final with her in her lounge. If you are... More 

Thank RobandKay
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Had very enjoyable stay at The Nunnery. Room was very clean and comfortable. Beautiful sunsets from deck. Good central location close to main street. Host knew area well and made several useful recommendations.

Thank nztraveller813
Snells Beach, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

Beautifully appointed rooms (stayed in the Pohutekawa suit). Lovely tasteful furnishing, great water pressure, towels, bedding. Terrifically comfy bed. Really pleased we stayed here. ,....................................................................................................................

Thank Tiki_Tourers
Derby, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights to visit the Hobbit movie set. We consider the Nunnery a wonderful find, not the usual motel with only one small self contained studio (which we had) plus several rooms with I understand shared facilities. Our studio was beautifully fitted with lovely curtains bedcover and towels plus a very comfortable bed, great free internet... More 

Thank A and M J
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2014 via mobile

We made our stop in Te Aroha just to break a journey. We heard about this place from the I center. Turned out to bea great place to stay. It is quiet and of the main road and it has a range of options from rooms with shared facilities to a self contained studio unit. We chose the latter and... More 

Thank Noel M
Victoria, BC, Canada
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2014 via mobile

Feels brand new and superbly constructed. The garden is amazing with grapefruit and lemon trees and a vast lawn. I had #5, with a hand basin and dressing gown! First place I've found with a bike rack! There's a number of eating places around town and I had fish and chips ($7) at the Chinese place!! Good value!

Thank VancouverIsland058
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2014

A sudden change of plans had me stopping over at this wonderful place.A converted NUnnery the dream child of Denise and her partner. One self contained studio Unit, and a wing containing both single and double rooms. Being the only one "in house" I had the pick of rooms. I chose Room 4 - a spacious double room close to... More 

Thank Maggie J

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Nunnery is a new guest accommodation alternative in Te Aroha. Te Aroha is becoming a popular tourist destination due mainly to its mineral spa pools, bush walks and mountain bike tracks. The Nunnery is within easy walking distance to the tourist attractions, shops, restaurants, hotels and clubs. It is a brick building built in 1977 to house The Sisters of Mercy. Present owners, local people Paul Herbert and Denise Andersen, bought it in 2008 and in November 2009 it was opened for guest accommodation. We have one semi-detached studio unit which is proving very popular. With Air-conditioning, en-suite, flat screen television, toast, tea & coffee making facilities, fridge/freezer. In the main accommodation wing we have 3 double and 2 single bedrooms. These bedrooms have wash basins and heat pumps and have access to a guest lounge, kitchenette and deck. Full Breakfast or Continental available on request. The Nunnery also has ample off street parking and boasts spacious grounds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Nunnery

Address: 16 Burgess Street | Te Aroha, Te Aroha 3320, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Te Aroha
Price Range: $82 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“self contained studio ideal for couple however would be happy to stay in main building with shared facilities too,”
 of 5 bubbles madmadammin, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Want to be self contained and private go for the Studio; North facing deck so nice and sunny in the winter; Umbrella there for summer for shade in the summer.”
 of 5 bubbles MaggieJ951, 12 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Hire the room with the ensuite, if you want privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles TildaSwinton, 26 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Pohutukawa Suite - away from the main part for some privacy and has an ensuite”
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 of 5 bubbles Deidre1163, 10 Jun 2013 | Read review
“I had Room 1 and my friend had Room 2 which was very comfortable with its own handbasin and a nice touch was a dressing gown was provided. I could have done with a hairdryer in the room!!”
 of 5 bubbles alib663, 2 Jun 2013 | Read review
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