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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This is the second time we have stayed at Bow Street, this time we brought the family and booked two units. The units are spacious, quiet, right on the water with lovely views from the upper level and also right in the middle of town. We have found them to be clean and comfortable and we're hoping to be back...

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Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I booked the room to get away from all the hostels. I loved it service was good room was nice the view whas amazing even when it pored out off the sky.. I arrived late in the evening, out of reception hours. There was no problem at all!

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the cottage, it has many attractive features and great central location. You can easily walk everywhere & swim very close by. The building needs some outside maintenance. Lovely upstairs bedroom, but it has no door, so no privacy. Both bathrooms are good but also are open to the bedrooms & neither have doors. Very comfortable beds. There...

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Whitianga, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The accommodation was let down a little. Light bulbs missing, only two coat hangers in the wardrobe, windows that wouldn't open - all these could be fixed for little or no cost. However there were more serious problems, a badly soiled duvet cover, previous renters leftovers not cleaned up. The unit was not well cleaned.

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Dominique D, Owner at Bow Street Studios, responded to this review

Hi there, My apologies for the experience you had staying here with us. I have noted your complaints, and definitely taken them on board. If you ever visit Raglan again and need a space to stay, please get in contact with me. Kind Regards, Dominique

San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We loved our stay at Bow Street Studios. The split level accommodation was fantastic and so spacious. Everything was clean and comfortable. Couldn't beat the location, right in the centre of town with a beautiful view from the bedroom.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 April 2016

We stayed for 2 nights in summer - stunning accomodation, very comfortable, cosy and quiet. The bedroom upstairs is huge, the views across the estuary are lovely and the downstairs very comfortable. Would recommend whole heartedly

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Lovely spot right on the water front with a nice outdoor area. Bedroom is huge, and plenty of storage space for clothes etc, so good if you are staying more than a few nights. The floors are heated which make it cozy in winter months. Good spot for couples or couple plus bubs.

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Penrith, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We stayed for 3 Nights and it was wonderful. Fab accommodation very comfortable and quiet. Lovely views across the sea from the window. Couldn't fault the place. Had a good BBQ which we used as their is a great butchers in town selling lots of meats ripe for BBQ.

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Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Centrally located in 'down town' Raglan, close to supermarket, public house, eateries etc., as well as the estuary. Accommodation was clean, comfortable and well equipped, with on-site parking. Each unit has their own outdoor courtyard and there were lovely glimpses of the sea from the upstairs level (bedroom/bathroom). We were disappointed to have stayed only one night and not enjoyed...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night. Units are spacious and all overlook the estuary. Nice private patios, plus also access to nice shared garden spaces. Clean. Well appointed. Awesome beds. Located right at bottom of main street Raglan.

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Private, Waterfront, Motel Apartments More than studios, Bow Street Studios waterfront location offers seven beautiful self-contained, two-story apartments. Each Apartment has a grandstand view of our famous Raglan sunsets. No Payment required to secure your booking How big are the Studios? Bigger than an Auckland apartment! Guests are often surprised at the size, enjoy the homely feel and love being right in the heart of Raglan. Need more space? Choose our Cottage. Moved to Raglan by barge in 1874 it is one of Raglan's original homes. The cottage sleeps up to five, has a full kitchen and living area. It is Raglan's oldest bookable bach! Bow Street Studios welcomes you to enjoy your stay, in one of New Zealand's most unique destinations. Whether it's a romantic weekend away, a reunion, an epic road-trip, or an action-packed adventure you're after, Raglan is the place to visit and Bow Street is the place to stay when you need Raglan accommodation. Cafe's and restaurants are outside your front door. Within 20 minutes you could be paddling out to one of the world's best left-hand surf breaks, climbing the majestic Mt Karioi, or strolling with the kids to nearby Bridal Veil Falls. Our team are happy to help you arrange your itinerary! ... more   less 

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Address: 1 Bow Street, Raglan 3225, New Zealand (Formerly Bow Street Waterfront Accommodation)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Raglan
Number of rooms: 8
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“We were close the roadside that could be a problem with noise if the restaurant across the road ever was to ramp it up”
 of 5 bubbles Kiwichook, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in studio six and loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles Chelsey85, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are identical. All have access to the big terrace with seating areas and also their own private outdoor seating”
 of 5 bubbles mish15, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Central to raglan but right on the sea front”
 of 5 bubbles Travelmanhw, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Best views from either end rooms and have slightly better courtyard sun earlier.”
 of 5 bubbles AliSin01, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
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