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Catlins Retreat Guest House

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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All reviewsb bguest loungenew zealandopen fireone nightplace to staycontinental breakfastenjoyed our staycomfortable roomshighlight of our tripan excellent hostroaring baygreat local knowledgesitting dining roomfelt like homewarm hospitalitya wonderful stay
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Stayed a couple of nights in Owak whilst driving the Southern Scenic Route. Robbie offers kind hospitality in comfortable rooms, home comforts and local knowledge that completes a really enjoyable stay. Highly recommended.

Thank robert m
Response from Robbie H, Owner at Catlins Retreat Guest HouseResponded 25 February 2018

Thanks Robert for the nice review and glad you enjoyed your stay. Cheers Robbie

Reviewed 18 February 2018

Robbie's house is low key and a well kept place to rest for a couple of nights while touring the Catlins coast. He's a great host and a fine conversationalist. Very much enjoyed our stay. Highly recommended.

Thank hrd2pleez
Response from Robbie H, Owner at Catlins Retreat Guest HouseResponded 25 February 2018

Thanks for your time to post a review and I hope you enjoyed your stay in the Catlins. Cheers Robbie

Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at Robbie's. comfortable large rooms and good continental breakfast. Think the highlight was Robbie himself, who is great for information about Owaka and surrounding district. Couldn't have been more helpful. On the last morning he had even hosed off all the...More

Thank Lindagal
Response from Robbie H, Owner at Catlins Retreat Guest HouseResponded 18 February 2018

Hi, Thanks very much L&P for the great review and pleased you enjoyed your stay in the Catlins. Cheers Robbie.

Reviewed 7 January 2018

Robbie had excellent knowledge of the local area and interesting places to visit. You could easily visit without any plans and use Robbie's recommendations to fill many says adventures. The accommodation was fantastic, a large room and comfortable bed along with the family room where...More

Thank Ben L
Response from Robbie H, Owner at Catlins Retreat Guest HouseResponded 9 January 2018

Thanks Ben for the great review,it was nice to meet you both and I enjoyed your company. It's easy to work with nice people and to show-case what the Catlins area has on offer. Cheers Robbie

Reviewed 15 December 2017

We wished we could have stayed more than one night after we arrived! Robbie is an excellent host with a wealth of information. He gave us recommendations for our road trip from Milford Sound to Owaka and from Owaka to Dunedin. We followed his recommendations...More

Thank mhearn1470
Response from Robbie H, Owner at Catlins Retreat Guest HouseResponded 17 December 2017

Thanks very much for takeing time to write a great review. I think it's important for operators to give there guests all the right info in order to show case what we have on offer and that it worked well for you. Cheers Robbie.

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Breakfast included
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"Our room was in front facing the street, and it was lovely. It was quiet even though facing street."
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"In spite of being right on the main road, our room was very quiet."
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"Room with ensuite bathroom"
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"all rooms are perfect."
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