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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at Hereweke Retreat last year for 3 nights,we loved it so much that we stayed 6 nights this time around. It was wonderful to be in such a haven, upon our arrival, waiting for us, were fabulous jams, homemade gluten free bread,eggs from their own chicken coup and all the breakfast things one could ask for. We are...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As in many of the places where we like to return it all starts very carefully . First a casual visit of the premises ( while traveling in the area ) then an initial booking ( 4 nights last Nov 2015) and then now ..Nov 2016 for a full 7 nights . And it looks like we will be back...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small dirt road to place had us wondering if we were going the right way. Then we saw it exactly as pictured on the internet. I had failed to plan in advance to have a chef cook for us one night. As soon as we arrived and I enquired if it'd still be possible, the owner got on the phone...

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Anna M, Owner at Hereweka Garden Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is really appreciated. It's full of helpful tips for other travelers who might come to the area. I have told our chef to read your review. I think it will put a smile on her face.

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have enjoyed another lovely weekend at the beautiful Hereweka Garden Retreat. Our favorite place to stay on Dunedin's. peninsula. We just couldn't resist returning to enjoy the peace and tranquility amongst the gorgeous garden alive with the sound of the birds. Warm and very comfortable, and wonderful hosts. Thanks Peter and Anna, we will definitely be back.

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Anna M, Owner at Hereweka Garden Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is a real pleasure to host you again. The Retreat is such a perfect place to stay for a wedding anniversary. It was our 40th wedding anniversary in July this year and we spent 3nights down at our Retreat. We loved it:-)

Los Altos, California
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Anna and Peter have created a truly idyllic setting for their guest house. The guest house itself is lovely and spacious and the views of Hoopers Inlet are beautiful. The surrounding gardens are a true labor of love and we enjoyed walking the acres of flowering plants and native bush. This is a special place on the beautiful Otago Peninsula....

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This place is absolutely stunning and not your average airbnb--it's a luxury experience. Everything is modern, gorgeous, impeccably clean, and so comfortable. Most beautiful shower of all time. The area is private and secluded but also close enough for exploring the peninsula area--not a long drive from the Albatross Centre, where we loved seeing the blue penguins at night. The...

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The cottage and it's setting in the gardens with garden as well as sea and country outlook is wonderful and the design of the cottage imaginative making maximum use of the possibilities. This together with the bird song and the gentle and generous hospitality of Peter and Anna makes for a wonderful stay. Peter's tour of the garden was informative...

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 September 2016

My husband booked 2 nights here as a surprise wedding anniversary getaway. It is the cosiest coolest little cabin with everything you need. I honestly couldn't fault a thing plus it's an eco build! You receive the most beautiful breakfast tray with homemade bread and jam plus eggs from their chooks. The hosts are the loveliest people - you know...

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Anna M, Owner at Hereweka Garden Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review. We loved the pictures. Best of luck with your business venture The Happy Emporium

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We spent one night here after our wedding and were incredibly well looked after. They knew we would be in late so the fire was lit and the room was warm! The food was lovely and service was fantastic! Stunning views were also a highlight. You would struggle to find a better place to stay!

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Gunnedah, Australia
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We stayed at Hereweka Retreat whilst visiting Dunedin for the rugby. To be honest, we stumbled across it as there was no accommodation left in town. Well, when we next return to Dunedin, I would not hesitate to stay at Hereweka rather than in town. Beautifully appointed one bedroom house with a log burner to keep the place toasty. Beautiful...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury eco garden accommodation with spectacular views of Dunedin’s Otago Peninsula. Hereweka Garden Retreat offers self-contained architecturally eco-designed boutique accommodation. Located in the renowned Hereweka Garden, the secluded retreat property has the only remaining valley of native forest on the Otago Peninsula, and overlooks the breath-taking vista of Hoopers Inlet. Just 30 minutes drive from the central city in Dunedin, it is situated on the slopes of the iconic Harbour Cone, far from the noise of traffic and close to many attractions on the Otago Peninsula. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hereweka Garden Retreat

Address: 10 Hoopers Inlet Road | RD 2, Dunedin 9077, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Dunedin
Price Range: £180 - £181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
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“Don't miss out on this beautiful and tranquil location!”
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