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Nice retreat summer and winter
Lots of space and fruit to pick in season
Katikati Kiwifruit Cottage
Katikati Kiwifruit Cottage
4 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
You won’t be charged yet

Quality Self-Contained Accommodation. Comfortable beds for 4. Private Spa Pool. Peaceful and Private Country holiday yet close to beaches and Cafés. Avoid beach prices. Make the most of visiting the Bay of Plenty from here. True Kiwi Experience in a Cottage surrounded by Organic Kiwifruit Vines. Enjoy our organic fruit and vegetables in season. After having to close last year we are open again and happy to welcome you in our clean-green part of the world. NOTE: 5 nights minimum in holiday period

The space

We can offer you space, privacy, peace and quiet, 100% kiwi experience! local knowledge! proximity to the beach yet a very affordable quality accommodation. In the summer, bookings are only available for 5 nights minimum. Thank you

Guest access

You can use your private spa anytime. You may walk through our 8 ha Kiwifruit orchard property or have a guided visit with Fred. You can enjoy this whole country experience freely yet it's only 2 minutes drive to SH2 or to the ocean in the Bay.

Interaction with guests

We show you in when you arrive and make sure you know how to use the spa, TV, washing machine. After that you can have total privacy or share times with us in the Kiwifruit orchard, or even try my Kiwifruit muffins and a cup of tea if we have some spare time. We can always help you choose the best holiday spots to visit in the Bay of Plenty, Waihi Beach, Mount Maunganui, Hot Water Beach, Cathedral Cove, Coromandel and Rotorua, Hauraki rail bike trail, even White Island and Hobbiton. You can take day trips to all these amazing spots from here. Sometimes we might even take you for a bush walk :)

Other things to note

Organic fresh fruit and vegetables from our garden will be waiting for you, in season. Complimentary tea and coffee are also supplied.
We have 4 cats, so please drive carefully up the drive way. They are not allowed in the Cottage, but will try to visit from time to time, so be aware just in case ;)

Family/Kid Friendly
Free parking on premise
Extra people £11 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Discount: 20%
Weekend Price £75 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 couch
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM

You must also acknowledge
Cat(s) live in the house
Safety features
Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher
2 nights minimum stay.
From Dec 15, 2017 - Jan 31, 2018 the minimum stay is 5 nights.

11 Reviews

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Christine User Profile
July 2015
We arrived later than we had anticipated but the hosts greeted us warmly and ensured we were settled in before bidding us goodnight.
Christine User Profile
Response from Christine:
Thank you Christine. It was a treat to meet you all and I hope the rest of your trip was just as good. Hope you can get back to normal life now and come back to NZ. Greetings to your family :) Christine
July 2015

Barry User Profile
November 2017
Lovely place to stay among the kiwifruit vines. This cottage has everything you need and the added extra of a spa pool. Christine was really nice, bringing us fresh eggs, a bowl of strawberries and just picked avocados - just perfect.

Catherine User Profile
October 2017
Christine was very helpful, friendly and easy to communicate with. We enjoyed the spa and hearing the sound of wild kiwi at night. The place was pleasant to stay in with lots of thoughtful touches like fair trade chocolate and tea. A quiet, relaxing getaway. Recommended!
Christine User Profile
Response from Christine:
Thanks Catherine. I checked again and it definitely would have been a male Tui call but still sounds amazing... if we had wild kiwis around here the whole district would know about it and we could start a wild life park! But the Tuis were specially vocal and loud last evening. Sorry I forgot to check the dishes this time around! Lovely to meet you both :)
October 2017

Reto User Profile
October 2017
Christine's place is a nice Cottage in a beautiful and quiet orchard. Our stay was fabulous, and we enjoyed the SPA and the local fruits she has provided. Anytime again. Many thanks. Highly recommended.

Emma User Profile
March 2016
Christine was very organised and welcoming. Loved the fresh fruit! Everything about staying here was easy. Very tidy cottage. Can highly recommend. Lovely spa too. Cheers

Oo User Profile
February 2016
It was a fitting finale of my long trip in NZ. We were so glad that we ended our holiday with the stay at the Kiwi Cottage. The cottage was clean and very comfortable. A few fruit trees were specially planted next to the cottage for guests to pluck them when they were ripe. We were lucky. The fruits were ready for our plucking.

Esther User Profile
May 2015
Christine is awesome... Though the harvest of the kiwi fruits are completed but we still enjoyed a short trip around the kiwi farm. Christine hospitality is very warm and we love the stay with her. I would come back if I am back travelling in NZ...
Christine User Profile
Response from Christine:
Thank you Esther. I hope the rest of your trip went really well and that you can come back to NZ some day. We would love to see you again! Take care :)
May 2015

Katikati, New ZealandJoined in November 2013
Christine User Profile

I am French with a Kiwi husband and 3 beautiful children. I have lived in New Zealand 25 years now and I just want everyone to see how beautiful, friendly and amazing this country is. Plus we are so blessed to live in one of the most popular tourist area in the North Island, we have an organic kiwifruit orchard, we grow organic fruit and vegetables, I love to cook fresh healthy food, so why not share this experience with the rest of the world!!! When we do travel, we go back to France to visit my family, so it's great to meet people from other countries here at home :)

Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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