We offer you a larger than usual cosy convenient bed-sitting room that sleeps three to four. Quality bedding, excellent beds, peace and quiet give a peaceful night. Babies under two welcome. Comfortable antique furniture, unlimited WIFI. French doors to veranda with cane chairs and smoking permitted.
Suitable for small families, digital nomads, romantic weekends, solo adventurers, cycle trail riders and business travelers. Nearby cafes, restaurants, cycle trail and beaches.
Your room is an oversized cozy room with antique double bed, king single bed, (spare king single bed if needed) comfy leather sofas and a dining table for eating and working at. There is plenty of space for three to four people and room for a portacot too.
Beds feature soft high thread count sheets and quality bedding.
A kitchenette with refrigerator, electric kettle and microwave is supplied so you may prepare, heat and eat your meals in your room.
Unlimited WIFI is available for streaming your favourite shows.
There is a cosy electric fire for warmth and fan for hot summer nights.
Down the hall is the guest toilet and big wet floor bathroom with shower, antique vanity and a genuine old cast iron claw foot bath. Settle into a hot relaxing bath to ease your muscles after a day cycling on the rail trail or surfing at the beach.
French doors open onto a spacious verandah where you may smoke and relax in the cane chairs . The verandah is ideal for breakfasting on sunny mornings. In the evenings it is a great place to chillax with a drink.
Your room is at the front of the house with your own veranda with wide garden outlook and morning sun, close to where you park your car.
The Pink House is close to Waihi's many cafes and boutique shops, an easy walk to the Martha Mine walking track, close to the Waihi railway station and right on the entry to the Hauraki Rail Trail cycling and hiking trail. Waihi Beach is 10km away and all the exciting attractions of the Coromandel Peninsula are only 1-2 hours drive away.
There is plenty of off street parking in front of the Pink house.
Interaction with guests
We are happy to greet you, answer your questions, show you around and then leave you to enjoy your room.
We work from home engineering, gardening, renovating and writing.
Our work will not disturb your peaceful enjoyment of your room which is situated beside the front door, well away from our living room and workspaces.
So you won't disturb us and we won't disturb you.
Feel free to ask for help anytime, we like hosting guests and love to help.
Other things to note
Access to your room is via two short flights of steps.
We have plenty of room for RV parking.
Our large garden is a haven for cats. We have two friendly black cats, but there are others around.
We also have four chickens who live in the back garden. Your room faces the front garden.
- Smoking is permitted on the verandah outside your room.
- Children under 2 years are welcome but you need to provide a porta cot or other bed for your child.
Some breakfast food provided, otherwise this is a self-catering room.
- Your bed and other furniture in your room are antiques: please respect them.
Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 24 hours of your trip and the first night is non-refundable.
The Pink House is our home. We are used to hosting international guests. I'm a best-selling author and John my husband is an engineer.
For the summer we also offer outdoor accommodation in a tent at Windchime Camp.