TripAdvisor Reviews Rosemount Homestead North Island
Travel Blogs from North Island
... produce and encompassing both sides of the isthmus, with the navy practising rescues on the northern side. After coffee back at the lovely house K&D have had built, Keith took us down to Gulf Harbour to see the Coastguard rescue boat of which he is President. At lunch we were able to try Keith's home brew Pilsner, various delicious home made chutneys and bread with a selection of cheeses. After all too short a visit it was time to head south again on the One for Hamilton our next ...
A fabulous blue sky morning as we set off to Hobbiton in Matamata. A two and a half hour drive but after a lovely view of the city we also get to enjoy yet more of new Zealand's beautiful rural scenery. Arriving in Matamata just in time, we thought, we looked to see where we needed to register for our tour. Nowhere obvious so Barry checked online to see if any clues! With hindsight it may ...
Today we have had our first proper taste of just how spectacular this country is... We got up and had bacon sandwiches - we hadn't had one for absolutely ages and it was so good, haha! They lasted a matter of moments, and we then got on the road into the city, where we would be catching a ferry across to Waiheke Island. Heading into the city from where we're staying is quite a cool little journey, taking you over the harbour bridge with views across the water ...
... of some of Merlz's minor faults by us, we were shocked when he agreed to buy her on the spot! Was he looking at the same Merlz we were?! However, we weren't going to argue so we sealed the deal and head off to celebrate with Mick and the gang. Upon arrival at the venue, we realised our denim shorts and lightweight shirts combo were not the best for an outdoor arena... However, once we'd got over the embarrassment, we had a great time. The Stones were incredible. ...
I must warn you before you begin reading, this blog does not include tales of the following: extreme touristism, adrenaline fuelled activities such as bungee jumping or nights of partying. I have in fact had a very quiet couple of days recovering from the flight and settling into backpacker life. That said they have been, albeit sedate, a very pleasant couple of days. Yesterday I went to Auckland Art gallery (Belinda I hope you are proud of me, you would ...
Other places to stay in North Island
75 Featherston Street, Wellington | 4 star hotelfrom $125
- Helpful staff
- Ottimo albergo
- Großartiges Hotel
128 Albert St, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $119
- Sleek, modern, and excellent
- Can't fault it
- Great choice
Cnr Princes St and Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $149
- Excellent 5 day stay
- Loved the Hyatt!
- Nice Hotel for the Price
83 Symonds Street, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $146
- Excellent Hotel
71 Mayoral Drive, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $110
- Great hotel
- Great location. Excellent service!
- Great Value for money !!!
90 Federal St, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $147
- Helpful Staff
- International quality heaven in Auckland
- Visa problems
Corner Victoria & Federal Streets, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $118
22 - 26 Albert Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Great view - terrible service
- Fantastic hotel, excellent service! A true 5* gem!
- **Well appointed & luxurious**
2 Grey St, Wellington | 5 star hotelfrom $165
- OK but some real problems
- Make sure you have a view !!
- Disappointing and soul-less
171 Queen St, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $142
- Best Concierge
- Okay for a quick visit.
9 - 17 Byron Ave, Takapuna | 3 star hotelfrom $123
- Awesome Hotel! Highly Recommended!!!
- Terrific choice
2 Ascot Road, Airport Oaks, Mangere | 3 star hotelfrom $105
10 Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $94
- Thank goodness!
- Cool hotel and excellent value for money
1000 Eruera Street, Rotorua | 3 star hotelfrom $89
- Great hotel
- Great deal in best location, right by the lake!
- Enjoyable stay
Corner Eruera & Hinemaru Streets, P.O. Box 1044, Rotorua | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Ok hotel -- don't expect any frills
- Very Average
- Good value for money
10 Tryon Street, Rotorua | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Lake End Tutanekai Street, Rotorua | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Good Value Stay In Central Rotorua
- The nicest hotel in Rotorua
- Better than expected for a Novotel
153 Featherston Street, Wellington | 3 star hotelfrom $82
8 Customs Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $92
59 Federal Street, Cnr Kingston Street, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $124
- Okay for a night
- Horrible bathroom
- Would not return to this hotel
Corner of Kirkbride & Ascot Roads, Mangere | 3 star hotelfrom $90
7 Alma Street, Hamilton | 4 star hotelfrom $120
170 Wakefield Street, Wellington | 3 star hotelfrom $143
- Club Class not worth the extra money!
- Great location but nothing to write home about
- Good location, otherwise nothing special
21 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Lighter Quay, Auckland | Hotel
- Genau, was man von einem Westin erwarten würde!
- Great Westin foundations..but with opening jitters!
- Ausgefallen, aber schön
196 - 200 Quay Street, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $81
147 Quay Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $248
- Hated it!
- Beatiful and fun
- Super views and location