New Zealand Bed and Breakfasts

September 9, 2011 at 2:13 pm Leave a comment

In celebration of the 2011 Rugby World Cup starting in New Zealand today, we’ve put together a list of our favourite New Zealand bed and breakfasts from around the country.

Indigo Bush Studios, Coromandel

New Zealand B&B Indigo Bush StudiosEnjoy a bed and breakfast experience like no other at Indigo Bush Studios in Coromandel. Art surrounds you as you step into this sophisticated but quirky B&B, run by local painter and potter Robyn Lewis. There are two architecturally designed studio apartments to choose from, both modern and open-plan, complemented by muted natural colours, earthy textures and an ethnic vibe. Curl up beside the log fire or unwind in the outdoor bath.

Coromandel is a historic town located about 2.5 hours’ drive from Auckland and is surrounded by spectacular coastal scenery.

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The Peppertree, Blenheim

New Zealand B&B The PeppertreeSet amid extensive country gardens with its own boutique vineyard and olive grove, 5-star Blenheim B&B The Peppertree offers luxury accommodation in the heart of Marlborough’s wine region. Choose from one of five spacious suites, all of which have their own personality and are elegantly decorated in keeping with the period character of the building. A delicious complimentary breakfast is served in the attractive dining room or out on the verandah.

Blenheim is a charming market town with a relaxed atmosphere, popular for its numerous arts and crafts galleries. It is located in the Marlborough District, which offers some of the most diverse scenery in New Zealand.

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88 Lodge, Kerikeri

New Zealand B&B 88 LodgeExperience the homely atmosphere of a bed and breakfast with the quality service and facilities of a top hotel at 88 Lodge in Kerikeri’s beautiful Bay of Islands. This luxury B&B has four tastefully appointed rooms and suites equipped looking out onto a sub-tropical garden a solar-heated swimming pool. The Queen Palm Suite even has its own private pool. In the morning, enjoy the breakfast of your choice prepared using only the freshest local products and served with seasonal fruit from the lodge’s own orchards.

88 Lodge is located just a few minutes from the bustling town of Kerikeri, with its stylish shops and cafés and its heritage sites. Northland’s famous beaches are within easy reach, as are golf courses, vineyards and a wide range of water sports. Swim with dolphins, sky dive or just sit back and enjoy the stunning scenery of the Bay of Islands.

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Somersal B&B, Waitomo

New Zealand B&B Somersal B&BSomersal B&B in Waitomo offers a relaxing country experience among idyllic surroundings on the banks of the River Waipa. The four luxurious guestrooms all enjoy garden or mountain views, and in the morning you’ll awake to your choice of a freshly prepared cooked or continental breakfast. Play a game of croquet or petanque on the lawn or splash about in the pool and take in the beautiful scenery surrounding our B&B.

Somersal B&B is situated on the edge of Pirongia, famous for its volcano and forest park which is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna. It is also just a couple of hours’ drive from many of New Zealand’s top tourist destinations.

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