The Barnhouse at Swallow Lodge
34 TAANE ROAD RD 2 Maungatautari, 3494 Karapiro, New Zealand –
Excellent location — rated 9.6/10! (score from 19 reviews)
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Jill and Rupert
The Barnhouse is ideally located with easy access to the Karapiro Rowing Centre (6km) and the Avantidrome (19km). Situated at Maungatautari, 10 mins south of Cambridge. It is a short drive to Mystrey Creek Event Centre (23km) and Hobbiton. We are central to Waitomo Caves, Raglan, Rotorua, Te Aroha and The Bay of Plenty all within 1hr's drive. This private getaway is on our 5 acre lifestyle block, Swallow Lodge. Which lies at the base of Maungatautari Ecological Reserve. Wake up to the bird's singing in our garden or take a walk to meet our farm animals. Enjoy the peaceful surrounds at your leisure. Well-appointed you will find all you need to be relaxed and rejuvenated. Sleeping 4 people comfortably in a one bedroom loft mezzanine upstairs with a double bed and two single beds. There are electric blankets on the beds and all linen, towels and bathroom amenities are supplied. Continental breakfast supplies are included for you to help yourself, incorporating fresh organic produce grown here at Swallow Lodge. Coffee machine, plunger coffee, hot chocolate and a selection of teas provided. Dinner is available on request. Plenty of parking for boats, trailers, horse trucks and floats.
Equine Therapist specializing in Performance and Rehabilitation.
Languages spoken: English
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Property surroundings –
Cambridge Thoroughbred Lodge5.5 miles
Hobbiton Movie Set9 miles
University of Waikato19.2 miles
Restaurants and markets
Podium Cafe Cafe/bar3.7 miles
Five Stags - Leamington Restaurant8.1 miles
Cambridge Thai - Leamington Restaurant8.1 miles
Superchoice - Leamington Supermarket8.1 miles
Various takeout vendors - Leamington Restaurant8.1 miles
Four Square - Leamington Supermarket8.1 miles
Stables Bar & Restaurant Cafe/bar9.9 miles
Good Union Bar & Restaurant Cafe/bar9.9 miles
Countdown - Cambridge Supermarket9.9 miles
Saturday Market Cambridge - weekly Market9.9 miles
Trash n Treasure market - monthly 2nd Sun Market9.9 miles
Maungatautari - southern hiking tracks Mountain1.2 miles
Waipuke Park - picnic area & swimming River1.9 miles
Karapiro Domain - Dam & Rowing Centre Lake3.7 miles
Te Ko Tu Lake & walking tracks - Cambridge River9.9 miles
Maungatautari - Info centre & wetland Mountain12.4 miles
Hobbiton - Lord of the Rings movie set Mountain12.4 miles
Arapuni Dam & walking tracks - Arapuni River12.4 miles
Hamilton Airport15.3 miles
Tauranga Airport39.5 miles
Rotorua Regional Airport41.2 miles
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Free! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
- Accessible parking
No internet access available.
Pets are not allowed.
Sit back and relax
- Outdoor furniture
- Sun terrace
- BBQ facilities
Food & Drink
- Breakfast in the room
- Live sport events (broadcast) Off-site
- Bike tours (Additional charge)
- Walking tours (Additional charge)
- Stand-up comedy Off-site (Additional charge)
- Temporary art galleries Off-site
- Mini golf (Additional charge)
- Horse riding Off-site (Additional charge)
- Bowling Off-site (Additional charge)
- Cycling Off-site
- Hiking Off-site
- Canoeing Off-site (Additional charge)
- Fishing Off-site (Additional charge)
- Golf course (within 3 km) (Additional charge)
Entertainment and family services
- Children television networks
- Books, DVDs, music for children
- Board games/puzzles
- Adult only
- Designated smoking area
- Non-smoking throughout
- Non-smoking rooms
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14:00 - 21:30
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in
You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
Until 10:00 hours
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and extra beds
Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
The Barnhouse at Swallow Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Parties/events are not allowed
Please inform The Barnhouse at Swallow Lodge in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.
This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.