View up to the house from the extensive cottage garden. Large sunny guest room with great views & private access onto deck.
Artistic Tranquil Retreat, AKAROA
Artistic Tranquil Retreat, AKAROA
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
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A unique "BED & BREAKFAST" experience in an artists home.
Situated in peaceful Takamatua Valley, 3 minutes from Akaroa, 90 minutes from Christchurch.
"A dreamy romantic home, artistically decorated with heart & soul."
Relax in nature, Bliss...
Highly recommend staying longer than one night!

Indoor fireplace

Extra people €21 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee €6
Weekend Price €94 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed

House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in time is 3PM - 7PM
Check out by 11AM


Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit

1 night minimum stay

147 Reviews

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Christina User Profile
October 2017
Best airbnb experience ever! Beautiful house and geogous garden, Di is talented and very nice in person, she offered us useful local tourism info and tasty home made breakfast. Glad to stay here for our last stop in New Zealand!

Francesca User Profile
October 2017
Very professional and warm host!!! Tranquility and artistic place! Thank you very much Di for host all of us!

Cherry User Profile
October 2017
Thank you Di hospitality, the house is very beautiful, have the opportunity to will come again

Paul User Profile
October 2017
Di's creativity and warmth made our visit to her home very enjoyable. Our room was delightful and the bed especially comfortable. A relaxing, revitalizing retreat.

Huan User Profile
March 2017
The room was beautiful, and the landlord was setting up a lot of beautiful flowers for our room, and every little detail could feel love. Di is a beautiful warm heart host.We are surprised all she prepared for us ,it is a perfect (URL HIDDEN) recommended!

Qin User Profile
March 2017
Di's really a lovely and cute lady as her house is well decorated with beautiful flowers and other artistic stuff. If you choose to stay in Akaroa for one night,her tranquil garden will be my first recommendation. My parents like her a lot as she is sooo lovely and warm-hearted. …

Lucy User Profile
March 2017
We had a lovely stay at the Artistic Tranquil Retreat. The room is done out beautifully and Di made us feel really welcome.

Canterbury, New ZealandJoined in September 2013
Di User ProfileDi is a superhost.
I am a mixed media artist and have lived in and near Akaroa for over 30 years. Having lived in the peaceful & beautiful Takamatua Valley for over 17 years when I was very fortunate to purchase a unique home for my daughter and I. It is only 3minutes from Akaroa and set in a rural…
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