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Cameo Country Garden Retreat

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Cameo Country Garden Retreat

Entire guesthouse
4 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
Sparkling clean
10 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the keypad.
Grant is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

This cottage adjoins a private house set in a garden and farmland. It is situated conveniently on the Te Araroa Trail and is 5kms drive to the nearest Hamilton City shops. The cottage is a short walk away from the Taitua Aboretum and 30 minutes drive to Raglan. An ideal location for sports fans, it is 12 minutes to Waikato Stadium (rugby) and Seddon Park (cricket). On-site facilities include a Gazebo, Barbecue, outdoor chess set and pool (available in the summer).

Loved by families

5-star reviews from families
Family-friendly amenities
High average rating from guests
Stretch out and enjoy a space of your own.


Free parking on premises
Entire place
You’ll have the space to yourself and will only share it with those you’re traveling with.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds


Step-free access to the bedroom
Extra space around bed



91 reviews
Outstanding hospitality
Sparkling clean
Quick responses
Cueponcaxochitl User Profile
July 2019
Of the 15 AirBnBs we’ve stayed in, this one is one of the best ones. Grant goes beyond what is expected to make sure we are comfortable. Our 1 yr old was especially happy with Billy. We loved the Cameo and would stay again without a doubt. Thank you for helping to make our stay…
Syed Aiyaz Ahmed User Profile
Syed Aiyaz Ahmed
April 2019
This house sits on a great location with lots of green space and nature trees and also alongside a farm. But the house itself needed cleaning especially the bathroom and carpets in all rooms. Toilet was dirty and there was mold/ mildew in the bathroom walls. There were also…
Grant User Profile
Response from Grant:
I have had 73 reviews, 68 5 star and 5 4 star so it concerns me when I get comments such as these. The spiders were certainly a problem and I dealt with them and thanked Sayed for drawing my attention to them. The carpets are in perfect condition and I would defy any guest …
April 2019
Jerry User Profile
February 2019
Cameo Gardens is a beautiful accommodation hidden away in the lush green hills near Hamilton. Grant is an amazing host who offers peace and tranquility by sharing his beautiful garden and offering a lovely apartment to enjoy your surroundings. There is pool, great hikes, an…
Paul User Profile
February 2018
The space is excellent! Large windows and open feel. Sitting on the porch looking out at the land with a cup of coffee was a great start to the day. Everything we wanted was provided. Grant had dining and activity recommendations ready to go and the space was clean and fresh…
Jerry User Profile
January 2018
Everything is just like it is advertised. Anyone visiting will appreciate the country location. It is just the right size for a stay in New Zealand. You will enjoy Grant's friendly personality. Gordon & Jerry
Jerry User Profile
December 2017
You can expect a friendly and knowledgeable host from the time you arrive til you leave. The accommodations are modern, clean and quiet. It is in the country so no city noise around you.
Annemarie User Profile
October 2019
Grant's house is a great little spot in the quiet of the countryside just outside Hamilton. It's really well set up with considerate touches, a well equipped kitchen and a very friendly cat (outside for non-cat people). Had the weather been warmer we would have taken advantage of…
Grant User Profile
Response from Grant:
Thankyou for your very nice review. I,m glad you enjoyed your stay and i,m sorry about the weather. It,s very changeable this time of the year. The doors were made in hamilton but I,m sure you could get them where you live.. Grant
October 2019

Hosted by Grant

Hamilton, New ZealandJoined in April 2017
Grant User Profile
91 Reviews
Grant is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Interaction with guests
My home is on the property so please feel free to ask for assistance with anything. If I am not home just ph (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN).
Languages: English
Response rate: 90%
Response time: within an hour
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About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is Grant’s place.
Anne helps host.

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Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3PM
Self check-in with keypad
Check-in: After 3PM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events