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Hope, Idaho
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43 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

This place was quirky and weird and just how I like it. The camping and stars were incredible and she came down in the morning with her "auntie" hat on and offered us some eel food to feed the eels with! Such a lovely place. Plus the showers were really a welcomed sight. Hot water for as long as you... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

What a great little place to stay! Tucked up above the beach and set in a lovely garden, there are two B & B rooms, complete with shovels, buckets, torches and outside showers - everything you need for digging your hot pool! The rooms were old fashioned - vintage style - but very clean and well equipped! Each also had... More 

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Chertsey, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I was only going to stay one night, but stayed for two. A great place for camping, in beautiful gardens in an orchard. Very hospitable owners, especially the owners father Joe. I had a grand time. Hope you have a great 80th birthday Joe. All the best.

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Exeter
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

We stayed at Auntie Dawn's Place for one night in August and have never met such friendly and welcoming people. Experiences are all based on expectations, and if you are expecting 5 star luxury then yes you will be disappointed, however as a young family we found the 'home away from home' ideal. The room was self contained on the... More 

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launceston
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Unbelievable...stayed 4 nights, great bed, great Hot water ( as well as the springs..) its the little touches that make a holiday. like bread butter jam etc. (breakfast items included), good heating on a cold evening. Quiet, and then all the help with touring around....it was a pleasure to say ''Auntie Dawn sent us,"" to the attraction operators...if we return... More 

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night last week and it was great. I should mention that in booking accommodation in advance of arriving on the Coromandel Peninsula we found it was pretty much the only place that we could arrange to stay just 1 night over the Christmas period (most required a 2 nights+). Sandra was lovely and relaxed about... More 

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Ohio
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49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

We stayed one night at Auntie Dawn's Place and thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The owners were very nice and helpful in pointing out where some places to eat would be as it was the start of winter season and things were closing early. It was a quick, easy walk to Hot Water Beach and the spades and a bucket... More 

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Nonthaburi, Thailand
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2014

I chose to stay at this place mainly because of its location very close to the hot water beach but it turned out to be more than its location. The rooms were neat an clean in lovely atmosphere. Owner's daughter was helpful and friendly. It was a bit late that we wanted to buy some eggs and asked for the... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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103 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2014

We found this place after a long drive and it proved to be exactly what we wanted. It's very peaceful; the owners were very helpful and polite and the facilities were excellent. the breakfast was top-notch, comprising fruit from the garden, cereal and toast with most excellent coffee.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2014

We turned up announced at 10 pm at night looking for a room to stay after our whole day got messed up elsewhere. We were warmly welcomed and shown to a room which was clean and welcoming with all amenities, including fresh fruit from the garden and necessary preparations for breakfast. Little touches like real coffee and a plunger and... More 

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Additional Information about Auntie Dawns Place

Address: 15 Radar Road | Hot Water Beach, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Auntie Dawns Place Hotel Whitianga
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