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Swallows Ridge

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Castlemaine, Australia
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Mike and Chris have a wonderful hideaway ready for you- about 10 minutes out of Kerikeri set amongst the rolling hills overlooking the bay of islands. If you want peace and quiet, a warm room and a cooked breakfast by your affable host, this is the place for you.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Although listed as a B& B the location, facilities and extremely high standard provided by Chris and Mike is superb. The additional guest kitchen facilities are great with everything you need including wine a skiable to purchase in case you feel like a n evening in. Mike and Chris go out of their way to make your stay match up...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Where to begin Swallow Ridge is sooo much more than a quaint B & B Chris and Mike make you welcome the minute you arrive. Their home is beautiful and new - but welcoming. Our room was exactally what we wanted for a first class trip away for easter.

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Thank Tasmen
Reviewed 4 April 2015

Stayed at Swallows Ridge for the Easter Holiday. It's only about 5 minutes from Kerikeri town centre. Very quiet environment and beautiful view. Very nice room, surrounding, breakfast and hosting.I think I will be there for next holiday. Thanks a lot, Chris and Mike.

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Thank Shawn C
Westport, Connecticut
Reviewed 29 March 2015

A beautiful, brand new home with kind and gracious hosts. Mike and Chris do everything they can to make their guests feel comfortable in their cozy homestead. The grounds are beautifully kept and they seem to have thought of everything guests might possibly need. Plus they do it all themselves - you can tell how much they care about the...

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Having stayed at Swallows Ridge in November 2014, we are rather late in writing our review but definitely wanted everyone to know what a great place this is. Even in November the temperature in the Bay of Islands was very warm and we had a fantastic time enjoying the great accommodation and wonderful breakfasts. We were there for 3 nights...

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Thank Christine G
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 March 2015

We only had time to stay 1 night, but it was a perfect stay. Mike and Chris were so friendly and very helpful. The house and rooms are very nice and modern, there are nice views down to Kerikeri inlet. Breakfast was great.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Our stay at Mike and Chris' delightful B&B was indeed the crowning jewel in our time in the Bay of Islands.A beautiful home open to B&B guests, hosted by the owners Mike and Chris Coakley, who take every care to ensure their guests are comfortable, given a delicious cooked breakfast every day with multiple choice menu, advice on the local...

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Thank Christopher R
London, Canada
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Couldn't fault this accommodation in any way. Stayed 4 nights in mid-March and enjoyed it greatly. Location outside Kerikeri was a bit tricky to find but proved to be very handy. Picturesque view of Bay of Islands from a multi-acre property, complete with a chicken and a duck! Beautiful modern home purpose-built for B&B. Spacious room, comfortable bed, modern bathroom,...

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Thank Paul M
Torrance, California
Reviewed 19 March 2015

This B & B is extraordinary. The house and rooms are beautiful, the view is spectacular, and the hosts, Mike and Chris, are great. We particularly spent time with Mike who shared a lot of information about the area. The breakfast was also very good. This is a great place to stay while exploring the Bay of Islands area.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Visit our purpose built award winning accommodation (2010 House of the Year Silver Medal). Set in 21 acres, our secluded and peaceful location is a designated Kiwi area. Yet is near to town and only two minutes drive to Doves Bay Marina. Enjoy peace and tranquility with fantastic coastal views of the Bay of Islands, Kent Passage and Kerikeri Inlet. Swim in the heated 12mtr pool or relax on your own private patio. All rooms are large with en suite. Home made bread and eggs from our own chickens for breakfast. Visit Kerikeri's historic Stone Store, cafes, farmers market and art galleries, play a round of golf or take a trip to a local beach. Swim with dolphins or catch a marlin - we can arrange it for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swallows Ridge

Address: 32A Rangitane Road, Kerikeri 0294, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: $161 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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