What is(are) your name(s)?
For how long have you been running a B&B?
Please share something about the history of your present bed and breakfast.
Landing Cottage is a beautiful, modern house, set in an acre of beautiful garden with a private guest-wing for guests to enjoy. We have been running it for 5 years and have been awarded a 'tripadvisor' 5 star Certificate of Excellence for the last 3 years. We are totally enjoying the experience of meeting so many interesting people from around the World, and we hope to continue for some time yet.
What are the unique characteristics of your B&B?
Landing Cottage is totally private, set in a peaceful and quiet part of Kerikeri guests can enjoy the beautifl garden and wonderful bird life.
Guests have their own entrance, private patio and private lounge. The three double bedrooms are beautifully furnished. Our single-party booking policy ensures your complete privacy.
We can take groups or families of up to 6 but even if you are just a couple you still have the guest-wing to yourselves. Children are welcome.
Based on your guests' opinions, what feature of your B&B has made their stay special?
Beautiful setting. Quiet. Restaurant Quality Breakfasts. Help with planning and booking their trips. Superb accommodation, spotlessly clean.
Please describe in short your bed and breakfast and its general services and amenities.
Landing Cottage offers 3 spacious double bedrooms, a private guest lounge with TV, DVD, an extensive DVD collection and tea and coffee making facilities.
The three bedrooms are King, Queen and Twin. all spacious and airy with lovely views of the garden.
The bathroom is very modern with Twin basins, bath and separate shower. The toilet is separate.
The private patio which leads off the lounge and King bedroom, features outdoor furniture, and a BBQ for guest's use.
Breakfasts which are included in the price are chosen from our delicious menu.
How many rooms are offered at your B&B and what is its maximum capacity?
Landing Cottage can take up to 6 persons, we have 3 double rooms. We operate a single-party booking policy which means your group whether you be 2 or 6 will have the place to yourselves. We have a cot and highchair available.
What do the room rates include?
Accommodation, Servicing, Breakfast, Parking, wifi, free airport transfers (Kerikeri airport) all taxes.
Do you offer any special packages?
Yes, at certain times
What may guests expect from a typical breakfast at your property?
Guests can help themselves to cereals, fruit juice and yoghurt from the counter followed by a cooked breakfast that has been previously ordered from the menu. Tea, Coffee & Toast completes the meal.
When and where is breakfast served?
Breakfast is served in the dining-room between 7am and 9am. In the summer guests can be served on the patio if they prefer.
Are dietary needs accommodated?
Yes, on request.
Do you serve other meals?
All guests are greeted with a glass of wine. Dinner can be provided on request.
Are there cooking facilities, which guests may use?
Tea & Coffee making facilities and a mimi bar.
Is your bed and breakfast suitable for children?
Yes, Children under 5 are free. Children 12 and over are charged at adult rate. There is a cot and highchair available.
Do you accept pets?
What is your smoking policy?
Smoking is allowed in the garden, but we don't encourage it.
Is there a parking facility on premises or nearby?
Yes, free off-road parking for up to 3 vehicles.
Is your B&B suitable for disabled guests?
What safety precautions are provided at your B&B?
What is your check-in/check-out policy?
Check-in 2pm Check-out 10am
Are there a minimum number of nights for staying at your B&B?
How can guests check availability and make a reservation?
Guests can contact us by e-mail, phone or go to our website and view the availability calendar.
What is you cancellation policy?
Bookings cancelled prior to 72hours will incur a 25% cancellation fee.
Cancellations within 72hours will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
What types of payment do you accept?
Visa, MasterCard, Eftpos Cash
Please tell us what things guests might enjoy visiting, seeing, doing, etc. in your area.
The Bay of Islands is one of the most scenic places in the World. Kerikeri is very historic as well as being incredibly beautiful. There is so much to see & do visitors need at least 4 days to enjoy the region.
Where is your B&B located and how it may be reached?
Kerikeri can be reached by car or plane.
If arriving by plane there are car hire firms at the airport, or let us know if you require a complimentary pick-up.
If arriving by car:-
From State Highway 10 turn right into Kerikeri Rd. Proceed through Kerikeri township and turn left onto the bypass. (Sign says Waipapa). At end of bypass turn right (Sign says Opito Bay and Riverview). At end of road turn left into Landing Rd. Landing Cottage is on the left just over the one-way bridge.
What would you say to people who have never stayed in a bed and breakfast?
Try it. New Zealand generally has an excellent reputation for good standard B&B's and Landing Cottage is 5 star. At Landing Cottage you get to talk to your hosts over breakfast but at all other times you are totally private, but we are always available to help with any question you may have.