Amenities:Balcony, Child Friendly, DVD Player, Lounge, Microwave, Refrigerator, Shower, TV, Wireless Internet AccessActivities:Board Games, Golf
Description:Just 10 minutes from Christchurch International Airport and on the western edge of Christchurch city and all its attractions.Welcome to Miners Arms and enjoy an attractive and comfortable private suite to yourself. Our home is set in a peaceful 10 acres of orchard, paddocks and woodland with alpacas and sheep to meet. View our video to see the animals you can meet. n nMost B Bs give you a room - at Miners Arms you will have a warm welcome and our whole first floor private suite to yourself. Sleeping 1-5, the suite has 4 comfortable, attractive and well-equipped rooms overlooking the garden, paddocks, orchard and woodland - queen bedroom, king single bedroom, lounge (with new double bed-settee, fridge, microwave, complimentary hot drinks, TV, DVD and a variety of DVDs, books, board games), full bathroom and shower and your own balcony with seating. Wi-fi for emails etc is complimentary. n nRelax, or explore our 10 acres, feed the alpacas , sheep and chickens , get to know Alfred and Sky, our Maremma sheepdogs and George, our Labrador. After a restful night's sleep, a generous breakfast of various cooked/continental choices is served at a time to suit you. Online booking available. n n5-10 minute drive to Ruapuna Speedway, Rolleston Tranz Alpine train station, Hornby Hub and Dressmart outlet stores, West Melton and various wineries ( Larcombs, Tresillian, Trents, Langdales, Melton Estate) , 5 golf courses, Orana Park, Antarctic Centre.
Description:The Brewster Inn, a bed and breakfast in Dexter, Maine, is just 20 minutes off I95 a 50-minute drive to Bangor and the beautiful, scenic Moosehead Lake and Mount Katahdin region of Maine. nWhether you are looking for a romantic getaway, quiet weekend of relaxation, wedding or retreat location, business facility, or a vacation filled with outdoor activities, The Brewster Inn, our bed and breakfast near Bangor, Maine, welcomes you! nThe Brewster Inn is on the National Register of Historic Places and was the family home of former Maine Governor and Senator Owen Brewster. If you ever saw the 5-time Oscar award-winning film The Aviator starring Leonardo De Caprio as Howard Hughes, then you will have seen Alan Alda from MASH playing Senator Owen Brewster, who was in charge of the Government task force that tried to bring Howard Hughes down. nPresidents Truman and Taft, 7 Senators (that we 're aware of), and Louis B Mayer, the founder of MGM Films, have all been and stayed here. The house was remodeled in 1934 by Maine 's (and quite possibly New England 's) most famous architect, John Calvin Stevens. nOur home was shown on TV across the USA on HGTV in June 2008 on If Walls Could Talk and has been replayed numerous times since then. nWe are proud to be part of such fascinating history! nOur 9 guest rooms range from expansive to cozy, and each offers a distinct personality. Some feature Kingsize beds, fireplaces, original wood paneling, window seats and original tile bathrooms. Others offer a view of the gardens or a whirlpool bath for two. One handicapped accessible guestroom is also available. All guest rooms have their own bathrooms ,large LCD HD cable TV, AC in season and their own independant heating controls, wi-fi, lIPhone docking stations, uxury bathrobes and towels as well as in-room DVD players with movies all available for you to enjoy. nWe also encourage you to take advantage of our large living room, expansive gardens, screen porch and patio for relaxation, reading, conversation or just watching the world go by. The dining room is a great space for writing or playing board games nThe Brewster Inn welcomes children of all ages. nWe partner with a local spa to offer spa treatments and massage either here at the Inn or at the spa. nWe also can offer 24hr gym memberships at Millside Fitness in Dexter for just $5 a day. nExplore the area and all of its quaint charm while staying with us at The Brewster Inn. Walk to shops in Dexter where you will find a variety of shopping, restaurants, antiques and Maine made items. Take a drive or bicycle ride around the area and experience an abundance of scenic views from Lake Wassookeag, charming farms and beautiful countryside. n nVisit one our many local farms and orchards for apple and pumpkin picking. Done28099t forget to take home delicious Maine pure maple syrup. nIn the winter, curl up in the living room window seat and watch the snow fall, or sit by the fire and indulge in novels and hot chocolate. Enjoy activities such as our winter town festival, dog sledding, horse drawn sled rides. snowmobiling, snow shoeing, skiing and ice fishing. Dexter is also on the Maine snowmobile trails with the ITS trail running right past us. nIn the warmer months relax on our covered porches and enjoy over an acre of rose and perennial gardens complemented by an ornamental pond. Enjoy moosewatching, whitewater rafting, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, biking, fishing, photography, public beaches, nature and river walks and birdwatching all close by n
Amenities:BBQ, Deck, Pets OK, Shower, Swimming Pool, Wireless Internet AccessActivities:Beach, Board Games, Restaurants, Running
Description:Our Macadamia Nut Orchard is 1.5 hours drive north of Auckland, just five minutes off State Hwy 1 and within easy driving distance to several fabulous beaches. Barachel Orchard is nestled in the green hills of Northland amongst mature macadamia trees. In nearby Waipu village there are cafes, restaurants and take-aways as well as all essential convenience stores, a renowned apothecary and herbalist/naturopath who I can vouch for with both myself and my animals as patients. n nYou will be sharing our home and your accommodation is comfortable and relaxing with the King bedroom opening on to a small deck and through to the fenced pool and BBQ area. It contains plenty of cupboard space, a substantial chest of drawers, bedside lamps and a heater. Even Northland can get chilly at times. The second bedroom has a single bed with pull-out trundle (more suited for children or young adults), a desk with drawers and a single closet. Both rooms have garden views. The bathroom with shower over the bath (terrific pressure!) has 'accessable ' rails. The guest 'suite ' is at the opposite end of the house from ours which gives you absolute privacy but should you want more information or just a chat we 're never far away. You will have free access to fast wireless internet and a large library of books and DVDs as well as an assortment of board games. We take only one party of guests at a time affording you the utmost privacy. n nWe started planting our macadamia nut orchard in 1986. Tom had a 'day job ' in Whangarei while Sylvienne busied herself on the property and running the B they couldn 't go any further... Antarctica? Tierra del Fuego? The Caledonian Games held annually at the beginning of January is the longest running event of that nature held outside of Scotland. And you should see Rugby played in Kilts! n nBTW Aotea spray-free macadamias will be available if not sold out - the yummiest nut ever! n(website hidden)
Amenities:BBQ, CD Player, Coffee Maker, Continental Breakfast, Deck, Dishes, Fireplace, Internet Access, Microwave, Patio, Phone, Refrigerator, Shower, Toaster, Utensils, Wireless Internet AccessActivities:Board Games
Description:Our cabins are designed for intimacy and dedicated to the enjoyment of couples or that individual looking to re-energize within a tranquil retreat or getaway. n nEach of our three chalet-styled cedar cabins offers a similar floor plan, including an upstairs open loft bedroom with queen bed and outside deck. Downstairs lies the complete kitchen with dining area, a private bath with a whirlpool bathtub,electric fireplace and your own private patio or deck with gas grill. More getaway space. n ne280a2The Cabins are located in a cluster setting, about 10 or more feet apart, and turned in such a way as to afford a great deal of privacy...a unique value of experience and geographic setting. n ne280a2All of our four cabins are 500 square feet in size and include amenities such as hair dryers, CD/radios (CDs available in the office) irons/ironing boards, board games, DVD's available for laptops. n ne280a2Private kitchens allow you to monitor your own lifestyle needs. The kitchens come equipped with a two burner electric cooktop, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker (coffee provided), toaster, dishes and utensils, including wine opener. Also, each cabin offers its own private patio with gas grill. n ne280a2Our private baths offer a whirlpool/shower combination tub . . . larger in size than a regular bathtub and grab n bars for your safety. n ne280a2Our cabins offer individual temperature controls. Evaporative coolers keep the cabins cool in the summer. All electric, the cabins are cozy and warm in the winter months. The fireplaces are available for use September thru April (depending on temperatures). Wood is provided. n ne280a2No phones or televisions will disturb your sojourn. Cell phone service good to poor, depending on your service provider. A phone is available in our office for those necessary calls. Messages can be left at 928-282-6900 for any guest. n ne280a2No internet access available. Free WIFi throughout many places in Sedona. If, however, you need an electronic boarding pass printed for your return flight, we will be happy to do that for you. n ne280a2Our daily continental breakfast can include tasty home-baked treats, muffins, cinnamon rolls, fruit, juice and other beverages and is served from 8:00-10:00am...and can be enjoyed either in our office area, outside deck or in the comfort of your cabin. n n n n
Description:Tired of the tourist trail? Looking for something different? Tucked away above the Damodaran family's modest home, this spacious, clean and comfortable apartment is a convenient base from which to explore Mysore city, as well as being an ideal place to relax at the end of a hard day's sightseeing. The dining room doubles as a place to write your diary or postcards, and the sitting room contains a small library, board games, and a TV tuned to many English language channels. From the window you can watch everyday life unfold in the street below, and from the roof terrace you can look out toward Chamundi hill and the town. Mrs Damodaran and her daughters prepare western breakfasts, teatime specialities and tasty Indian dinners on request, which you can enjoy in the flat or al fresco on the roof terrace. You can prepare your own simple snacks or hot drinks at any time. You will be guaranteed the warmest of welcomes if you choose to stay here: however, as your apartment is self contained you will have access to complete privacy whenever you wish. Rooftop Retreat is located in a quiet hillside suburb only 10 minutes from the town centre by autorickshaw. With its colourful houses, small shops, and home industries like joss stick making, the area is fascinating to walk around, and gives visitors a taste of everyday life in an area well off the tourist track. When outside, the family ask that you observe local codes of dress and behaviour, as this will enhance both your own enjoyment, and that of future guests.