Monastery Country Retreat

Address: 212 B Newell Rd. R. D. 3, Hamilton, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 212 B Newell Rd. R. D. 3, Hamilton, is near Hamilton Gardens.
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Travel Blogs from Hamilton


A travel blog entry by tomjomeer on Nov 11, 2014

3 comments, 70 photos

... themselves. The flowers were in bloom, smoke blew from the chimneys, birds were perched on scarecrows and bees were busily buzzing. For those of you who don’t already know, this is the actual set that was created in permanent materials for the Hobbit movies (the LotR set was torn down after filming), and the Hobbiton people have hired a team of 10 gardeners to keep the area exactly how it was.

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YAY first full day together

A travel blog entry by knotty on Oct 04, 2014

1 comment

Hopefully the weather is kind to us and we can have breakfast on the deck

Then we'd like to show you around the property properly, you may have already done some exploring, but there might be a few spots you missed, and we can tell you all about the place etc. and introduced you to all the animals.

Time and tiredness permitting, we can go into Raglan, look around the town and / or walk ...

Day 22. Constellation partially obscured

A travel blog entry by davidmilnes81 on Sep 19, 2014

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... and Chad who were a little ropey from last nights antics, but they certainly weren't needing any paper nappies! It was sad to see them go, but hopefully we will be able to catch up in Oz - we owe them a party!
On arrival at Auckland (no accidents) we passed duty free where a lady kindly advised us that we were entitled to a further 4 L of spirits - we gladly obliged. Fully loaded we got the shuttle to find our camper at Mighty. You wouldn't believe it - we only went and got ...

Onto Hamilton

A travel blog entry by fernm on Feb 25, 2014

1 comment, 7 photos

... time! Went for a walk along a v long walking trail that runs along the Waikato river to Hamilton gardens. Was really hot but there plenty of nutters going for a run along the path. there was rowing training going on on the river, and plenty of school kids seem to head straight for the river after school to play, which looks like fun. When I reached Hamilton gardens however nearly all of ...

Kiwi road trip

A travel blog entry by neilywheelie on Jan 25, 2014

... town has a vague charm with some quite interesting bars and restaurants. To be fair, Shona and Martin had wondered why we would want to stop there, but it was a useful location on our route. Guy was in his element for we managed to find a pub that was showing a one day cricket match (New Zealand verses India) direct from the Eden Park ground, which was only two streets away from where we had been staying in Auckland. I had read up on an ...

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