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We didn't plan on staying in the area. After a day at the hot pools, it was very last minute, but you rushed around & made it ready for us in the early evening!  Such a wonderful place (where do you get the wonderfully comfortable bedding?) warm & homely, and just perfect for me and my boy!! We will definitely come again! 

David & Isaac Jack 2023

Thank you so much Angela & Te Kani - we had a wonderful stay in your beautiful cottage with your generous hospitality

Kindly, Induwa & Jason Australia 2023

We have had the most wonderful, blissful 3 days stay here.  Thank you Angela for making our stay so comfortable & relaxing.  Really appreciated the cozy accommodation, stocked fridge, fresh eggs, facilities (the chimera was well used) peaceful & lush surroundings and stunning views! It's been magic

❤️Siai, Alan, Titia & Te Ana Taylor 2023

Thank you for hosting us here at A Deer Cottage.  We have had the most relaxing two days getting over the jet lag.  We spent hours in the pool and enjoyed all the fresh produce.  Hope to come back one day.

Aksel, Viktor, Søren & Anne Denmark 2023

Best Cottage in NZ!! Absolute perfection - loved all the extras your provide, pizza & wine were delicious.  Will be telling all our friends & family to visit

Peter & Karen Thomas & Katie King Australia 2023

Such a wonderful stay, even with torrential rain this weekend.  Such kind & helpful hosts - made bringing a 3 week old on holiday super easy

Jordan, Gemma & Lottie 2023

Kia Ora Angela & Te Kani. I have to say on behalf of all of us, that was one of the best stays we have had at any accommodation! Believe me when I say that, because we have stayed at some very high-end establishments on our holidays and conferences both nationally and internationally.  Your attention to detail is outstanding! We wanted for nothing and still your provided more.  Make no mistake, we will be back and probably sooner that you think.  We hadn't even left the place this morning when we may have secured a booking for you in February.  It is you and Te Kani yourselves that makes the stay special.  The wairua of the place is both welcoming and relaxing which gels perfectly with the location.

Ka kite ano Jason & Carolyn 2023

I've stayed in some 10 ⭐️ B & B's over my time, but this one is an 11 ⭐️!

Loved our stay, thank you.  You certainly go the extra mile with all your lovely goodies.  Especially loved the wine and plan to visit the winery on the way back.  Enjoyed company of the feathered friends.

Ray & Thea Huggins 2023

What an absolute treasure to find 'old fashioned' hospitality in the Deer Cottage.  More so because of the extra mile Angela has gone to..... Providing gluten free bread, cereal and dairy free milks for me, and the chocolates (dairy free) were the icing on the cake.  The bottle of wine was a true bonus, especially supping it in the spa.  So many unexpected delights await anyone staying at Deer Cottage.  Sunrise amongst a foggy morning was extra special.  No where in NZ could you expect to find such a high-end boutique accommodation for such a reasonable price.  I would recommend this to all my family & friends.  Thanks so much.

Ros, Linda & Steve xxx 2023

Thank you so much Angela & Te Kani.  We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay at A Deer Cottage which is indeed a dear cottage - delightfully set up, a little quirky, comfortable, homely, friendly - ideal for our little escape from Auckland.  The chooks, ducks and friendly cat were a delightful bonus: not to mention the Easter Hot Cross buns, bottle of wine etc, etc.

Kindest regards, Peter & Alison 2023

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