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The guest lounge which is not quite as bright as this photo suggests!The guest lounge with beautiful garden views.
Private room in bed and breakfast

Peaceful Garden Retreat with Full Breakfast

Angela User Profile

Peaceful Garden Retreat with Full Breakfast

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
2.5 shared baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
2.5 shared baths
BreakfastThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

A cosy and welcoming Retreat, with a beautiful private garden. Close to transport, Auckland city, beaches, cafes and forests. Accommodation is comfortable, with a guest lounge and hot drinks selection always available.

The Galaxy room is very sunny, restful and cosy for one or two people. The beds are comfortable, with pure wool toppers. There is a garden view and it is close to the bathroom.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 single beds

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events


14 Reviews

Rudo User Profile
June 2018
Angela is what her name suggests, an Angel! She was so sweet and accomodating. Breakfast was excellent too, I felt so nourished! Super clean and peaceful environment.
Anne User Profile
January 2017
Angela welcomed me with a big smile, showed me my room and the living area and bathroom, and also pointed out the garden pathway through attractive bush to a small pond. Tranquil. Everything was set up for a welcome cup of tea and we chatted to get to know each other. I was …
Bicky User Profile
March 2015
Angela's place surpassed my hopes for a quiet getaway. It is very peaceful and Angela is attentive in an unobtrusive way. The food was healthy and delicious. A bonus was the dedicated meditation space. I look forward to returning soon.
Robin User Profile
July 2014
I had a very relaxing stay at the Garden Retreat. Angela is a very thoughtful host and the property is lovely. I have no hesitation to recommend.
Tammo User Profile
April 2014
This is a great place to stay, very relaxing and in a very nice area of Auckland. I got to do a little meditation in the evening and there is some nice walking to do in the vicinity, like up to Titirangi and further towards the shore, here is a beautiful area called Kaurilands. T…
Naomi Solarafae User Profile
Naomi Solarafae
March 2018
Very nice, quiet place to stay. Angela is a very helpful host :)
Suzi User Profile
October 2015
By the time I left the Garden Retreat I felt nourished and recuperated, spiritually and physically. Angela was a wonderful host, offering lavender baths and even tea and biscuits for middle-of-the-night munching due to jet lag! My bed was comfortable and cosy. The stars on the ce…

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Auckland, New ZealandJoined in September 2010
Angela User Profile
100 Reviews
You are welcome to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing stay. I have a background as an ecologist, theatre designer, project manager, event organiser and artist. Most recently designed interactive installations for museums. The Garden Retreat is also called the Balanced Living Centre a…
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