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The Kereru Lodge Shepherd's Quarters & Spa

Denise User Profile

The Kereru Lodge Shepherd's Quarters & Spa

Private room in guesthouse
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
Sparkling clean
5 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Denise is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

Are you needing to get off the grid and relax in peace, a place we call heaven. We have a beautiful double room and ensuite with own private deck and spa pool looking over the Ruahine Ranges. These panoramic country views will take your breath away. This is a great place to write, relax, read and just chill out. Beautiful cheese platter available for 2 with wine for $45.00. Continental breakfast included and pizzas available for $15 pp on request. Tea, coffee making facilities only.


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14 reviews
Joy User Profile
March 2019
Beautiful room and super comfortable bed! Denise is an amazing host! Lovely to chat to. Surrounded by farm land, you can get up close to the animals. Highly recommend.
Ant User Profile
January 2019
We had a great stay at Rick and Denise private room on their stunning property! Super friendly and helpful on local tips. The room was nice and clean, with a very comfortable bed, you can open the french doors to a private deck with a spa pool that has awesome view of the…
Manet User Profile
October 2018
Maria-Lee User Profile
August 2018
Gorgeous drive out to the stunning Kereru Lodge, greeted and welcomed by my hosts Denise, Rick and their very cute friendly dog. The room was cosy, the bed and linen amazing! I loved waking up, opening the french doors and seeing the day in from my cosy bed. The spa was lovely…
Denise User Profile
Response from Denise:
Our absolute pleasure Maria, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and we really loved meeting you. Hope we see you back again some time.
August 2018
Stephen User Profile
August 2018
Amazing place to stay
Quinton User Profile
July 2018
Great tranquil piece of paradise. Denise and Rick were super lovely, thoughtful and helpful. The space was just what we needed - quiet and comfortable. Bed was amazing, spa was amazing room was modern and extremely clean. Loved every minute of our short stay. Even considering…
Denise User Profile
Response from Denise:
Thanks Quinton, we wished you both could have stayed longer and would be honoured to have your wedding here if you choose to. Denise
July 2018
Holly User Profile
April 2018
Amazing place and lovely hosts! Felt so comfortable here and would definitely recommend it.

Hosted by Denise

Kereru, New ZealandJoined in June 2016
Denise User Profile
35 Reviews
Denise is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Rick and I are semi-retired and enjoy our piece of paradise in the country. We love anything retro, gardening, cooking, music and socializing. We have a brood of pets and hope to keep adding to our orphaned and recued animals in the future. We both have a great sense of…
Interaction with guests
Rick and I will meet you on arrival and will be available for a chat about the area, we can also make pizzas if requested. Our two friendly cats, our rescue dog and orphan lambs are available for pats if you feel like animal companionship.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 2PM - 9PM
Checkout: 11AM
2PM - 9PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events