Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Self contained Cabin (26m2 footprint) located in almost an acre (about 3000m2) of common landscaped gardens on historic Mount Hobson (See Mt Hobson Domain on the map). Direct access to top of Mount Hobson.
5 minutes walk to cafes and restaurants.
Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace
1 double bed, 1 floor mattress
No parties or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 8PM
Check out by 10AM
If you want to stay in a cool, green and amazing place, then Mount Hobson is your place. John is an amazing and very knowledgeable stay. I sure will be back. Thank you again John!
I am a very regular user of air bnb for business travel. Agree with similar comments cottage is backpacker accom, a camper trailer added on to and converted but it has the basics. Overall John was great, very helpful and superb communication. Only thing that spoiled it was someon…
Response from John:
Thank you for your review. At NZ$75 per night for a two night stay this is budget accommodation for the Remuera / Newmarket area. (The booking was for Mount Hobson Cabin, not Mount Hobson Cottage which is a larger property at the same address). 97% of Airbnb guests are great guests but 3% are guests from hell that ignore house rules (e.g. non smoking properties). We run to hotel standards. We have stand alone separate properties so the only practical way to operate is to have a quick check of the property during guest stays to help avoid surprises and health & safety and security issues. I should have discussed this with Jeremy on arrival. The bed making and quick straightening of the space is usually appreciated by guests. Will discuss with our staff so we can improve.
This "Cabin" is well suited as backpacker type of accommodation, floors sagged when walking on them and the shower had very poor water pressure. but if you are seeking lower cost accommodation in a great location then this room would suit. Beware of the steep drive if you lack d…
Response from John:
Thank you for the review for Mount Hobson Cabin our "Tiny House" - one of our six self contained accommodation options on Mount Hobson - all different. We hope you made the time to explore the extensive gardens and grounds and the short walk up to Mount Hobson Reserve.
Lovely hillside setting with great views. Nice and cosy and quiet. Very convenient for a conference I was attending in Remuera, but would also be close to Newmarket or anywhere in central Auckland. We were very grateful to the owners for getting everything ready early so we could…
Your hosts are John and Mali Morton. Originally from the UK and Sri Lanka, after enjoying 20 yrs + in New Zealand, we now consider ourselves to be real “Kiwis” and enjoy sharing our local knowledge and wonderful environment with guests from NZ and around the world. We have si…
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