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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

Too many good things to list! Warm, welcoming, hospitable hosts and a very beautiful, comfortable place to call home while exploring NZ! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend them to anyone looking to stay in the Hamilton area.

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ShailersBnB, Owner at Shailers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Angsher, We really appreciate you going to the trouble to submit reviews on various sights. Thanks again. Really enjoyed hearing what was happening in your last email. I love to visit the snow but not sure I could live with it. :-) Take care, Charlie

Hilo, Hawaii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Shailer B&B was one of the great highlights of our trip to NZ. From the moment we met Diane and Charlie their welcome and hospitality was remarkable. The room was perfect and the morning breakfast was something not to be missed (egg benedicts in particular). Don't miss the chance to do a custom farm tour of the dairy and...

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ShailersBnB, Owner at Shailers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello Hugarose, I really like your nom de plume. Dianna and I are both smiling. Thank you so much for placing your review on trip advisor. I will send a personal email to you. Cheers, Charlie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed staying at Shailers Bed and Breakfast. Charlie and Dianne were such wonderful hosts and the room was immaculate neat and clean. Small details like a heated blanket really warm my heart. Not forgetting the breakfast! The farm tour was amazing and my daughter had a great time holding little lamb, pepper the rabbit, seeing gypsey the puppy...

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ShailersBnB, Owner at Shailers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Glien, Hazel and Clarice, It was awesome having you stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to review us which helps future guests know more about us. It is so nice for me to be able to change my farm tours to suit what visitors are most interested to see and do on the farm. This means...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely night .. its an awesome place to stay and relax ... nice view , wonderful breakfast.. really nice people to have chit chat ... the place is nearly heaven where you really can enjoy your holidays ... will come back that's for sure .. thanks From Gagan & remsia

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ShailersBnB, Owner at Shailers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Gagan and Remsia, We are glad you were able to escape the Auckland jungle and escape to Shailers bed and Breakfast. It is such a pleasure for us to see guests relax in the environment of our gardens and enjoy summer dining just outside their room . We look forward to hosting you again in the future. Our best...

Feilding, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay, the room was comfortable in fact everything was top notch. Diana showed great attention to detail, even to the extend of playing the kind of music we liked. Our meals were served on nice china. We had a lovely stay, a would stay again.

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ShailersBnB, Owner at Shailers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Sue, We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and we really appreciate you taking the time to do this review. Many thanks. Merry Christmas and all the best for 2017, Charlie and Dianna

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Dianna and Charlie were gracious hosts who took care of everything we needed. The stay was beautiful with an inspiring view. The farm tour was a highlight-a hands-on experience to milking cows, petting goats and feeding ducks and swans. The BnB is also close to the horse trail. Truly recommended for a relaxing stay. Thank you Dianna and Charlie for...

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ShailersBnB, Owner at Shailers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Rex, Great to hear from you and so glad you two had such a great time. I have to say again how much I enjoyed taking you two on the farm tour and blowing the carbon build up out the exhaust ;-) . It was a pleasure to have you stay. Happy future traveling. Charlie and Dianna

Vancouver bc
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We spent 2 nights with Diana and Charlie who went out of their way to make our stay memorable, including a delicious dinner. A lovely setting, delicious breakfasts and scenic pastoral views. Easy to find and 20 minutes from Hamilton Gardens ( excellent displays and all at no cost!) Approximately 2 hours from AKL which makes it a very good...

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ShailersBnB, Owner at Shailers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello Habari, We appreciate you taking the time to place a review and for providing details that will help other travelers with decision making tips. It is amazing that there is no charge to visit Hamilton gardens especially considering they were chosen as the 'International Garden of the Year in 2014'. We hope you have a wonderful Christmas and prosperous...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Charlie & Diana are very welcome and made us feel like home. We changed the booking a couple of time, they are very accommodating. The rooms are very tidy and clean, plenty of room. Guess lounge is fantastic. Beds are comfort, showers are good. Great view and away from the road. Food was perfectly cooked, set up was amazing, better...

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ShailersBnB, Owner at Shailers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We just enjoyed having you stay so much and we are so glad we will see you again. For us it is especially exciting to see how the children have grown since their last stay. Merry Christmas to you all and best wishes for 2017. Charlie an Dianna

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely garden and farm views. House was comfortable, clean and cosy. Breakfast was sumptuous. Farm tour was educational and enjoyable. Hosts were very helpful and friendly. My 2 year old daughter loved it too! Highly recommended!

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ShailersBnB, Owner at Shailers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Pam, We really appreciate you submitting a review. Plus your emails and photo have been very encouraging. Thank you!! We hope you have a wonderful Christmas and prosperous 2017.

Waiuku, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We booked on reference from Vilagrads. Booking was simple and straight forward then we were warmly greeted and made to feel very welcome. We experienced outstanding comfort and facilities with beautiful outlooks surrounding the accommodation. Our Hosts, Charlie & Dianna went out of their way to drop us off and pick us up from Vilagrads where we attended a Wedding...

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ShailersBnB, Owner at Shailers Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hello C and C, Thanks so much for taking the time to place a review. We totally enjoyed having you stay at Shailers Bed and Breakfast. As most of our guests are from overseas it is especially nice to share our homestead with a couple of Kiwis ;-) . It is great having the Vilagrad winery just 5 minutes away...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Shailer homestead is a 90 minutes drive south of Auckland International Airport. It is situated on State Highway 39 which connects directly to highway 1 at the south end on Ngaruawahia and is en-route to the Waitomo Glow Worm Caves. Hamilton City is just a 12 minute drive from Shailers which is internationally renowned for its themed gardens and many restaurants. Your hosts Charlie & Dianna Shailer offer a luxurious home-stay and tours of their four hundred cow dairy farm which is now managed by their son. The distinctive and beautiful Pirongia Mountain is the backdrop to their picturesque 128 hectare (318 acres) property. Mount Pirongia offers a variety of tracks for all levels of fitness. The quaint seaside village of Raglan on the west coast offers surfers the challenge of a left-hand surf break and is only 40 minutes drive from Shailers. Shailers is also 10 minutes drive to Vilagrad Winery, 15 minutes to the Mystery Creek event centre, 60 minutes to Hobbiton and less than 90 minutes to the thermal capital of the world, Rotorua. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shailers Bed & Breakfast

Address: 1447 Kakaramea Road | RD 10, Hamilton 3290, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Hamilton
Price Range: £62 - £84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles Habari, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe room is very good size, accommodating additional single bed for my 4 year old, plus a cot, still good room.”
 of 5 bubbles Hunter2011, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Honeymoon suite is awesome”
 of 5 bubbles Col_Caro_G, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are clean and excellent”
 of 5 bubbles grantc660, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
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