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Private room in bed and breakfast
4 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1 private bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 private bath
Sparkling clean
17 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Samantha is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

Wake up to the bell birds and tuis in our delightful home which is dramatically situated in 17 acres of hilly paddock and bush. With stunning views over the river which feeds into Lake Arapuni, river access from our property and four local landings for your motor boat, one night simply won’t be enough! Nearby attractions: Sanctuary Mountain, glow worm kayaking, Putaruru Blue Springs, Arapuni with river trails, swing bridge and Rhubarb Cafe.


Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed



56 reviews
Judith User Profile
March 2020
This B&B exceeded our expectations, even though our expectations were high before we arrived. With its quiet, idyllic rural setting, you imagine yourself in a true fairy tale. Sam and Ian are lovely hosts, who do anything to make you comfortable. Add a beautiful, playful…
Johanna User Profile
March 2020
We will recommend Samantha's place to anyone. The stay was great the food was great, beautiful vue! Our night there felt like a weekend getaway
Jack User Profile
March 2020
Stylish and spacious rooms in an idyllic haven. Bring your swimming gear for a dip in the lake at the bottom of hill or sit on the deck to watch sunrise over the Waikato. Just remember to say yes to the dinner option, it's great value and the alternatives are far way.
Patrick User Profile
February 2020
Sam and Ian were excellent hosts and we completely enjoyed our two nights at their place. They are also less than 15 minutes away from hundreds of rock climbing routes around Wharepapa South. Everything was great, from the peaceful location above the river with the cows and…
Dave And Lynn User Profile
Dave And Lynn
February 2020
Sam and Ian's home is situated in the most fantastic position above the river which you can access by a short walk down the hill for a swim in the river. You won't find better hosts than Sam and Ian. The meals Sam provided were great too.
Jackie User Profile
February 2020
Samantha and Ian were phenomenal, fantastic hospitality. We had a lovely stay and wish we could have spent more time there.
Xun User Profile
January 2020
High quality B&B! Samanth and her husband are great and lovely! My son has sweet time with pink,a smart dog,above the river. I really appreciate for your treat and understanding!

Hosted by Samantha

Waikato, New ZealandJoined in February 2017
Samantha User Profile
56 Reviews
Samantha is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Interaction with guests
We would like to introduce ourselves, Ian and Sam Cutler, as your hosts. You will be made very welcome as guests in our home. Relax and enjoy being well looked after! We have a friendly and enthusiastic dog who is part of the family so if you are not comfortable with dogs we…
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About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is Samantha’s place.
Alice helps host.

Arapuni, Waikato, New Zealand

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM

House Rules

  • No pets
  • No parties or events
  • Smoking is allowed