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Reviewed 11 April 2011

My wife & I stayed at Sunderland House for our 3rd extended visit; this time for 7 days/nights in early March 2011, and once again loved every minute.

Reviewed 7 April 2011

We stayed with Donald & Kathy for 3 nights, and enjoyed their warm hospitality. Donald is charming, thoughtful and goes out of his way to help. Breakfasts are very sociable, and the food is fresh and presented with care. We felt at home, with spacious indoor and outdoor areas to enjoy. Thank you Donald and Kathy - we highly recommend...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 2 April 2011

Our stay at the Sunderland House was amazing - we were direct off a long haul flight and arrived around noon. We were quite pleased to see a personalized sign welcoming us outside before we even knocked on the door! A nice way to immediately put us at ease after a long flight. Our room was very well appointed -...

Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 23 March 2011

Coming from Quebec, Canada, we couldn't have chosen a better place than the Sunderland House for the start of our trip to NZ! This B&B is simply amazing. Rooms: Our room was the Premier Suite. It was cozy, very clean, extremely well decorated and had a great view of the city. We had Porto and chocolates by the bed, and...

Reviewed 23 March 2011

There is nowhere better to stay in Auckland. Sunderland House fully lives up to its no.1 B&B billing on Tripadvisor. Donald and Kathy are everything you want in hosts - charming, relaxing, knowledgeable and discreet. They have a purpose built, distinctive and elegant establishment in Herne Bay, an upmarket part of the city. The warm welcome was just what we...

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 19 March 2011

After a long flight from Los Angeles, Donald welcomed us personally and had the Red Room all ready so we could shower and start the day. Herne Bay is only a bus ride away to the center of the city. Donald is a great resource and helped us with our itinerary in Auckland. The Sunderland House set the tone for...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2011

This is Boutique accommodation at its very best. We cannot put into words how to describe this establishment. The room was excellently decorated as was the rest of the house, Breakfast was plentiful and served in a lovely setting. Hosts were helpful, friendly and made wonderful muffins!! Herne bay is a way from the city centre, however with Donald's excellent...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 February 2011

We can nothing but praise this superb B&B located in a very nice and convenient part of Auckland (we could even walk to the Sky Tower), where we stayed in January 2011. Donald and Kathy were absolutely lovely hosts and very thoughtful to keep our privacy yet easily approachable if we wanted a chat and find out about the features...

Reviewed 19 February 2011

My mom and sister wee from Hong Kong first time going New Zealand, they needed a really western n local style stay. Surprisingly, not only the accomodation was liked dream come true, the host was very helpful n excellent! Highly recommended.

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 19 February 2011

Beutiful and elegant villa (located in the very nice Herne Bay). The kind of place where you can feel good taste everywhere. And Donald is such an amazing host. We have been in NZ for three weeks, and visited many different b&b's, all very nice, but this one - together with Robertson House in Rotorua - was by far the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sunderland House is located in an historic inner city area noted for its grand Victorian villas, award winning restaurants, charming beaches, fashionable shopping and trendy Ponsonby. Designed in the period of Herne Bay's villas, Sunderland House has been purposely built as a Boutique Bed & Breakfast, and cleverly combines Victorian style and charm with the luxury of contemporary facilities including free wireless internet. The three suites are sumptuous, light and peaceful and feature lofty cathedral ceilings, en-suite bathrooms, elegant antiques, a warm soothing colour palette, comfortable beds pressed crisp linen and includes complimentary port, delicious home baking, tea and coffee. We are dedicated to ensuring your stay with us is perfect by accommodating your every need whilst maintaining your privacy and serenity. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunderland House

Address: 1A Cox Street | Herne Bay, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland
Price Range: $181 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Sunderland House Hotel Auckland Central
Sunderland House Auckland, New Zealand
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“This is a B&B. Our room with French doors was the best.”
 of 5 bubbles ahmet851, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are all similarly quiet and peaceful, all have good wifi. The premier suite is significantly bigger than the other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles hatsobek, 24 Dec 2015 | Read review
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