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

Hobbits

A travel blog entry by jason152z on Mar 18, 2015

7 photos

... what it became in the films, but what it is in real life, a working village...well, kind of. Exquisite details down to the life of trees and hobbit hole windows were that captured by Peter Jackson, but the hard work that continues to give this village life including the real plants, trees and vegetables that grow is that of the fascinated tourists that come to see it. Only saved by tourists themselves, the farm was convinced to keep the magic alive and now ...

Happy Days in Hamilton

A travel blog entry by swanning_around on Feb 14, 2015

1 comment, 51 photos

... before moving downhill, continued all the way to the sea. The glaciated features were so clear that they were much easier to identify and understand how they were formed than by reading about them in a book.

I had a wobbly moment when we approached the landing strip in the middle of fields near Te Anau. The pilot spoke to the control tower in Milford Sound (no tower in Te Anau) asking for wind direction and speed. They did not answer. Then he turned again to try the ...

Onward Ho to Raglan

A travel blog entry by ronkathy on Feb 06, 2015

1 comment, 17 photos

We pick up our car rental and make our way south for the 3 hour journey to Raglan. The traffic is horrendous because it is the Friday morning of a long weekend. Still, it is an easy drive, with Ron only driving on the wrong side of the road once. The last bit is very twisty, which Ron very much appreciates, but I do not! They have zero tolerance for speeding on long weekends here in New Zealand, so everyone is actually doing the ...

Raglan

A travel blog entry by randcinaotearoa on Dec 05, 2014

22 photos

... first guests in the re-furbished 5 unit motel. We have given him feedback, such as no running hot water in the kitchen sink, large plates, wine glasses and finally a good idea to put a liner on lovely brand new mattresses! We received a discount for 3 nights so we stayed 3 nights! He runs a lovely Pizzeria and coffee shop, makes his own ice cream, is obviously good at baking, but did not have decaf. Sad!
We took it easy on Saturday, mingling with the crowd, shopping ...

Shopping and Garden Hopping

A travel blog entry by agemofajourney on Nov 06, 2014

8 photos

... and much nicer and finally to the Indian Char Bagh Garden. That was also impressive. They're also in the middle of building/installing (not sure the correct word to use here) a new section called the American Modernist Garden. I have no idea what it will include but I'm sure it'll be really nice.

Just as I was finishing off the final section the weather went from warm (I was in a tank top and had rolled my trousers up) to cold and stormy (I rolled down my trousers, ...

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