Spacious double room with queen size bed in your private room, opens out thro' double doors to a lovely veranda and garden.Tea, coffee & biscuits always available.
The Garden Room + pvt bathroom
The Garden Room + pvt bathroom
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
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A warm welcome, privacy, comfort, & great coffee await...you'll also enjoy a spacious room, comfy queen size bed + access to a private deck/garden. Your rooms (inc private bathroom/toilet, big shower and fresh towels), are downstairs from your hosts, so nice and peaceful. Tea, coffee & biscuits always available. Cereal, fruit, toast (& coffee) available for breakfast upstairs, or on the veranda. Or pop into one of the many nearby cafes or beach restaurants for full breakfasts/brunches.

The space

You would be just 10 minutes walk from the beach where there are a number of excellent award-winning restaurants and cafes.
ALSO, just 2 minutes around the corner there are also two lovely restaurants (Indian, Thai) and a good pie shop as well as a Chinese take away, pizza/kebab take away and a great cafe to get your morning coffee fix and croissant if you prefer,

The bus stop is right at the top of our drive to take you directly into the City via Kelly Tarlton's Aquarium and Mission Bay where you can hire paddle boards, kayaks or bikes.

Interaction with guests

One or other of us is generally around to help if you need it, but may be in and out during the day. We will leave you in peace to do your own thing.

Other things to note

No TV unfortunately.


Amenities
Internet
Buzzer/wireless intercom
Wireless Internet
Breakfast

Prices
Extra people $10 SGD / night after the first guest
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 12PM (noon) - 8PM
Check out by 10AM

Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided in your room but no meals to be eaten in the bedroom please - breakfast on the private garden deck outside your room, or upstairs at the breakfast bar; there are also cafes (just across the road) offering coffee/croissants, pies, pizza, kebabs, Indian, Thai, Chinese and fish n chips.

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - Double storey house, so upstairs for breakfast.
Pet(s) live on property - Occasionally we look after my daughter's Cavoodle, Oliver.
No parking on property - Parking on the street outside...turn in your wing mirrors as a precaution.
Amenity limitations - Somewhat limited wifi (but data not sufficient for hours of Netflix)

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit

Availability
1 night minimum stay

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Pedro User Profile
May 2017
To be at Helen and Mike home was a great experience. The couple are very friendly and helpful with tips about New Zealand. The accommodations are very comfortable and have good privacy.

Alta User Profile
October 2017
I booked Mike and Helen’s place on behalf of my sister and brother-in-law, who visited Auckland from Hamilton for a bit of an outing, and some much-needed R&R. The booking process went without a hitch, and communication with Helen was easy and pleasant. Concerning the accommodation, this is what my sister and her husband have shared: “What wonderful people, what a warm welcome, and what a beautiful room, bathroom, and garden. Mike and Helen’s genuine hospitality made us feel so at home, and we can’t remember the last time we had such spontaneous and enjoyable conversation with people we had never met before. Everything was absolutely immaculate and most comfortable. We had the best sleep - great mattress on the bed! The special wee touches, like the coffee, tea, and biscuits in our room, were much appreciated, while our breakfast was generous and tasty. We want to thank Mike and Helen for an absolute perfect overnight stay; you made us feel so special and welcome. Not far from the beach and located in a lovely residential area, staying in the Garden Room was an absolute treat, and we felt truly pampered. We cannot recommend this Airbnb highly enough. Thank you so much.”
Helen User Profile
Response from Helen:
Hi Alta - thank you all for your truly lovely review - it was our pleasure - your sister and brother in law are such good people; as I mentioned, we have lots in common...I do hope Jacob's new job goes well and he settles in. Please pass on our very best wishes and we hope to meet again some time. Blessings, Helen & Mike
October 2017

Pat User Profile
September 2017
A highly recommend Helen and Mike's Bnb. Great location, very spacious and comfortable room, with super bathroom. Lovely outlook to private garden. Friendly,thoughtful hosts. We will Return!

Minky User Profile
August 2017
The host canceled this reservation 130 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Vicky User Profile
July 2017
Great stay

Vicki User Profile
June 2017
This is a absolutely wonderful place to stay. Very very very tidy and cosy! Lots privacy with own bathroom. Great view with your own back yard. The room is aesthetically decorated and the goose feather dvuet is super comfortable and warm. Not to mention about the delightful breakfast and conversation with Helen and Mike in the morning. 10 out 10!!!!!!!!!

Sandra User Profile
June 2017
The room is a great size, large enough for two travellers with plenty of draws, cupboard space and room for your suitcases. A lovely tea & coffee making space too. Wonderful bathroom with large shower. Everything was super clean and bed incredibly comfortable with quality linen. Breakfast was lovely with plenty of it. Welcoming and warm hosts. Home is well located. Love it!
Helen User Profile
Response from Helen:
Sandra and Tony are the perfect guests; a charming couple, they kept in touch regarding arrival time, breakfast times etc and left both the bedroom and bathroom extremely clean and tidy. We do hope they come again and happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and found everything to your satisfaction and comfort.
June 2017

Auckland, New ZealandJoined in July 2016
Helen User Profile

We're a well-travelled couple who enjoy meeting people from all over the world. I can speak French, some Italian, Spanish and German. Enjoy walking, reading, cooking and attending the odd show, specially musicals. We've both been very involved in sport, cycling, rugby, basketball and rowing in particular.

Languages: Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Italiano
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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