Coromandel Colonial Cottages Motel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Lovely standalone colonial cottages on edge of town
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A nice mild but cloudy day. We drove a kilometer up the road to the Driving Creek Railway & Potteries. Barry Brickell started this started this inspiring project in 1973, eventually building 3 klm of tortuous narrow-guage railway track over 22HA of hilly scrub-covered land. Barry arrived in Coromandel, from Auckland, in 1961 and was NZ first …
After our motel room breakfast we repacked the van and drove to the Hamilton Gardens on the edge of town. Overcast day with light showers predicted. We spent a couple of hours in these astounding themed gardens, all sectioned off and themed with plants from different worldwide regions. I think the groups favourite was the Italian Renaissance themed …
... with steam rising from it and it smelt of sulphur… lovely smell for a morning stroll :O)
Cathedral caves were amazing, we stopped at a café called Manaia and had the best pizza ever! Even my Latte was amazing, I would go back here anytime! It was about half an hour’s drive before reaching Cathedral Cove.
From the car park the walk to the cove is about 30 minutes, ...
... fantastic day in 18 degree heat, cycling and sampling Sauvingnon Blanc, Pinot Gris and pretty much any wine that was going! After our 3rd winery we called it a day and headed back to a home without wheels where we had a lovely evening of chat, dinner and yes more wine! A massive thank you to Hayley and Henry for putting us up! It was lovely to meet you both!
... store that was, yes busy, but really nothing compared to trader joes on the upper west side. Navigating back to the hotel we had more trouble, at this point I realized that I wasn't confident enough to do it on my own to return the car, so we changed our plan and went together. We were happy to find a gas station right next door to the car return spot so we stopped briefly to top up the tank. Easy, right? No. We only needed a few liters to bring us back to ...