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Bedroom 1 - queen bed
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Private room in house
6 guests3 bedrooms4 beds1 private bath
6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
1 private bath
Sparkling clean
11 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Jo is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience
95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Guest area is upstairs with 3 spacious bedrooms, two with queen beds and one with two single beds. There is a private bathroom with a shower. There is also a small sitting room with a fridge, tea & coffee making facilities, a television and there is a sunny deck. Guests also have the use of the secluded lawn. The owner's kitchen and laundry downstairs can be used subject to prior arrangement. The house is close to the buses to both Bayswater & Devonport ferries, Devonport village and Takapuna.


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for infants (under 2 years) and pets - The guest area is upstairs and the floor and stairs are hard wood, not carpeted
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 8PM and check out out by 10AM
Self check-in with lockbox


26 Reviews

Kerry User Profile
December 2018
We felt welcomed by Jo and enjoyed staying in Leafy Retreat which was quiet and surrounded by trees as the name suggests.
Alice User Profile
November 2018
A very spacious and comfortable place to stay with a friendly host!
Saman User Profile
November 2018
Jo was an amazing host. Very accommodating. Her place is very nice, and roomy. Exactly what we needed for our stay (3 separate rooms!) Provided us a mini-fridge to hold our waters, and other refrigerated items. Great place to stay while in New Zealand!
Donghyun User Profile
November 2018
Very nice tidy house. Nice host! Would like to recommend to everyone!
Lamorna User Profile
November 2018
Our stay at Jo's was short but sweet - an overnight stop on the way back to Australia. The bedrooms were really lovely - very comfortable beds, great linen and beautiful windows looking out on to the garden. There was a lovely private deck for sitting out as well. All up a very c…
Liani Bliss User Profile
Liani Bliss
November 2018
The place was beautiful, very quiet and in a great spot. We loved the bush views. The beds were super comfortable and Jo was super helpful and accommodating. The rooms are good sized and the upstairs level is private for guests, Jo’s house is downstairs and seperate, she was al…
Trent User Profile
October 2018
Clean space, friendly host, great privacy [if desired], location worked great for our group as we were participating in the Marathon that began in Devonport. Jo's place is tucked quietly amongst the tree's - the bedrooms have fantastic light and the birds sound particularly be…

Hosted by Jo

Auckland, New ZealandJoined in November 2014
Jo User Profile
29 Reviews
Jo is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Mother of 2, grandmother of 5. Hobbies include gardening, walking, reading. Enjoy travelling. Work in admin at local high school.
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