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“Restful haven on Waiheke Island”
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88 reviews
Welcome to Grasshopper
The Lounge
Grasshopper Dining Indoors
Light and Airy
Full kitchen with Gas Hobs and Coffee Maker
Master Bedroom with King Size Bed
Second Bedroom
Grasshopper Outdoors
Outdoor Dining
View from the Deck
Top of 'Jacob's Ladder' looking down on Onetangi Beach, 100m from Grasshopper
Onetangi Beach, 2.5ks of Golden Sand
Sunset Onetangi Beach
The Journey Begins, Downtown Car Ferry
Downtown from the Ocean
The Vineyard Next Door
Stunning Waiheke
Stunning Waiheke
Stunning Waiheke
Walk to the Viewpoint at Trig Hill?
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Waiheke Island, North Island

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Excellent - based on 88 reviews
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mortlockg
Greater Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
“Restful haven on Waiheke Island”
Reviewed 20 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

We stayed in the house for three days/nights and loved it. It has great character and atmosphere, set in lovely bush and with views overlooking a valley and hills beyond. All of the amenities were excellent, including wifi, television, kitchen and laundry. The lounge and dining areas were spacious and yet cosy, as we the bedrooms. We would definitely stay there again.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Louise M
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic spot - great accommodation - thoroughly recommended”
Reviewed 1 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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House had all the mod. cons, was spotless and very comfortable. Well thought out set-up great views to the surrounding area. Beds were comfortable and bedrooms were upstairs away from the living areas and the deck outside looking over the views was enjoyed by all. Close proximity to some of the well-known Wineries, sunshine nibbles and wine on the deck, dinner just down the road at "Charlie Farleys" - ladies weekend was a real hit!

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Lindynz
Te Awamutu, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
87 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Home away from home!”
Reviewed 30 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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We stayed for a full week, and had a lovely stay! The place is really nicely decorated and is a home away from home : ) Nigel the owner is really helpful and replied promptly to our emails.
The heat pump keeps you warm and the entertainment system provides a great option on those days when the weather isn't great. No sea views, but is very peaceful and within walking distance to the beach. (What a gorgeous beach Onetangi is too!!!) Plus at the end of the road is a pizza shop, service station, and at the end of the hill a couple of places to eat on the seafront! Would definitely recommend to anyone looking to stay on Waiheke Island!!

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Liked best: The comfy bed
Liked least: No sea view, but that is the compromise for peacefulness!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Hera R
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Perfect Honeymoon”
Reviewed 4 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
2
people found this review helpful

Cute, tidy and funky house, loved laxin on the couch, walking to nearby Charley Farleys along the beach and so close to vineyard and bus stops! Thanks so much! We would definitely recommend! It was my sister who found this place and organised our first ever trip to Waiheke, it won't be the last, that's for sure!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
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21Lynda
Auckland, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A peaceful, arty and interesting place, perfect for two couples.”
Reviewed 30 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015

Altogether fabulous! Grasshopper was all we had hoped it would be. A retro bach, with lovely features that added to the ambience. We really had a lovely weekend. Communication with the owner regarding the booking was very friendly and helpful. (Steps to Onetangi beach great for going DOWN..not so good for the unfit like me!)

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: The walk back up from the beach, which can't be helped!
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Litzlberg...
Nanjing, China
Level 6 Contributor
127 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Beauty near the beach”
Reviewed 29 December 2014 for a stay in December 2014

This is a lovely property with amazing views, good cooking and laundry facilities and plenty of space for a family of four. It is situated in a quiet, residential area and only 10-15 mins to the beach. Everything was spotlessly clean and there was a great selection of dvds and books for a relaxing evening in. My only request would be for a wifi connection as we were travelling around NZ and it would have been useful to do some research in the evenings and plan alternatives for wet days.

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Liked best: location and views
Liked least: no wifi
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
30 Dec 2014
Thanks so much for the positive feedback. Best wishes, Nigel
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David W
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
“Peaceful and beautiful accomodation with fabulous views”
Reviewed 29 December 2014 for a stay in December 2014

A fabulous location and stylish accomodation with a real Kiwi feel. Great bush views and a short walk to the beautiful Onetangi beach. Perfect for any occasion!

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
30 Dec 2014
Thanks so much for the positive feedback. We're really pleased you enjoyed Grasshopper. Best wishes, Nigel
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