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haven in the city garden cottage


haven in the city garden cottage

4 guests
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean2 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

A tropical garden retreat hidden away in the inner city suburb of Westmere. A self contained free standing studio apartment cottage . The ideal hideaway yet just 10 minutes drive to central Auckland.


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet

House Rules

Check-in time is flexible


37 Reviews

Matt User Profile
April 2018
Judy has a great place in a great location. There is everything you need in the area be it shops (across the road!), the coast & park to explore and with easy access to the city on foot, car or public transport. Judy is a great host!
Kay User Profile
May 2017
Judy made access really easy and left some breakfast stuff which was lovely. The bed was great, lovely linen, really clean, lots of towels and we had access to Judy's washing machine. The downside is the old kitchen and bathroom that both need updating. I would not feel comfortab…
Rosanne User Profile
April 2017
Set in a peaceful garden, it's like holidaying at your friend's shack - comfortable, relaxed and shabby. It's a great inner suburb base for exploration near or far by foot, bus or car. It's close to the pinnacle of grocery stores in Richmond Road and the spire of Skytower in the …
Anita User Profile
March 2018
What a great spot. Close to cafe and shops but tucked down the back of a lovely garden so you have privacy and seclusion as well. We attended a concert at Western Springs and it was an easy walk from here. Friendly host, will come again.
Maria User Profile
February 2018
It is a very nice stay. Location is his perfect with great parks near by, walking distance to the Auckland Zoo, 3 great beaches near by. Good connection to the city centre Auckland CBD, just 10 minutes drive, or 15 minutes on a bus. There are lots of really good cafes near by, …
Masa User Profile
January 2018
A clean room, a nice garden, a little bird song, this is such a cottage.
Judy User Profile
Response from Judy:
Thanks for staying and for your public and private comments..perhaps a city hotel will meet your expectations better than a garden cottage though that would be more expensive for you especially over xmas new year..
January 2018
Mary User Profile
December 2017
A cosy place with plenty of character. Judy is very approachable and pleasant to deal with.

Hosted by Judy

Auckland, New ZealandJoined in September 2011
Judy User Profile
183 Reviews
Hi . I'm Judy. Not only am I an avid traveller but an airbnb devotee. I think its a marvellous way to travel, connect and share. When not exploring exotic locations I reside here in our Westmere sanctuary.I work as an English language teacher and love meeting new people…
Response rate: 100%
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