Friendly, mature couple in Auckland ***only female guests or couples please***

Homestay in Parnell - Auckland, New Zealand

About the Homestay

Suburban Modern
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  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

We live in a three bedroom three bathroom house in the leafy part of Parnell, central Auckland. Our townhouse is within walking distance of the Rose Garden, Parnell salt water baths and the Eastern Bays shoreline with cycle track. We have two mountain bicycles which our guests are welcome to borrow during their stay. We are one and a half kilometres from the centre of the picturesque Parnell shopping area with its art galleries, restaurants, cafes, bars and boutique shops. The Auckland Museum set in a beautiful, large park is a 25 minute walk away.
We have a lounge/dining area opening on to a private, sunny deck.

Additional Info

We speak English and Afrikaans. There is off road parking.



House Facilities
  • Bikes for use
  • Laundry
  • Patio
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Internet Access

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 2 nights

Maximum stay is for 28 nights

Available for given dates

En Suite double room ***only females or couples please***
From $49 per night
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom ensuite (within room)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

This room has a double bed with bedside lamps and short private passage to a large bathroom with bath and shower.

  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Closet / Wardrobe
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
 1 guest
2 guests
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About the Area

Our Townhouse is located in the safe, leafy suburb of Parnell. It is about 3 -4 kilometres from the city centre and station and a five minute walk to the nearest bus stop. We are 30 km from the airport.
Parnell village is a 20 minute walk away with trendy shops, restaurants, bars and art galleries.

Local Area Facilities
  • Tennis
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Beach
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Museum
  • Shopping Centre
  • Fishing
  • Restaurant
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital


Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

Please keep our home secure and lock the door when leaving or entering.
Feel free to use the kitchen but please clean up afterwards.
Please do not invite strangers into our home.
Keep noise to a minimum after midnight please.

Smoking is not allowed.

20 Reviews

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    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    April 2019

    It’s a really nice room in a nice environment. Good location, near to the city center. Jenny is so friendly and very helpful.

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    Age 65 - 74

    5 hearts
    March 2019

    We felt very welcome at Jennifers place. She is a good and helpful host and provided us with a delicious breakfast and valuable tips.

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    Age 75+

    5 hearts
    February 2019

    Unfortunately due to a family bereavement we only stayed one night at Jenny's, but when we told her we had to leave, the afternoon after arriva,l for the next flight home she could not have been kinder & she was sympathetic beyond words.

    We were given a delightful welcome on arrival & was willing to ensure that she did everything she could do to make our stay comfortable. She was quite apologetic about a stain on the lounge carpet, caused by a previous guest, even though we would probably not have noticed it had she not mentioned it.
    We were given freedom of the kitchen if we wanted to prepare evening meals.

    The bedroom, though not excessively so, was absolutely adequate for our needs as was the well equipped & very spacious bathroom. Everything was very clean.
    We strongly reccomend a stay at Jenny's B&B

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Jenny in ,

    The carpet has now been professionally cleaned and the unsightly mark is no longer there :-)

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    Age 25 - 34

    5 hearts
    May 2018

    Jenny was a very welcoming host, I really enjoyed my time here as well as playing with the dogs! Situated very close to the city centre, not too far to walk and close to many different bus routes. Quiet location with friendly host, would definitely recommend!

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    Age 65 - 74

    5 hearts
    March 2018

    The perfect quiet place in Auckland, and the best hostess!
    Thank you Jenny !

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Jenny in ,

    Thank you for your kind words. You were perfect guests and I enjoyed having you.

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    New Zealand
    Age 65 - 74

    5 hearts
    March 2018

    She is a very warm and considerate person and she made her home our home...we had a very pleasant stay and will certainly stay with her lady +++++++

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Jenny in ,

    Thank you Adelaide. The feeling is mutual:-)

  • 1509447805 original

    Age 65 - 74

    5 hearts
    February 2018

    Just a lovely stay with Jenny in beautiful Parnell. We loved the room, bathroom and whole space provided for guests.A very relaxed vibe in a quiet neighbourhood.Nice breakfast and Jenny was so obliging in every way. Buses were available nearby and we enjoyed the short walks to the stops,to Rosies Cafe and Parnell pool. Will definitely be back.

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    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    October 2017

    Jenny is very kindly, helpfull and open minded. I enjoyed the quite location, the separate bathroom and the comfortable wide double bed.

  • 1486550435 original

    South Africa
    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    March 2017

    Jenny is fantastic. Spacious and very clean apartment. Best breakfast on our trip. Location is perfect.

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    United Kingdom
    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    March 2017

    We had a lovely time with Jenny! She is a really nice and helpful lady who goes out of her way to make your stay pleasant. Her home in Parnell is ideally situated to explore Auckland (my husband and I walked into the city centre in about 35 minutes) and the surrounding areas and is in a quiet, residential area, close to all the cafes and shops on Parnell Road. Our room was great having its own large bathroom, a wardrobe, sets of drawers and a very useful safe. The breakfast was more than ample: cereals, juice, yoghurts, fresh fruit, toast, tea and coffee - more than enough to set us up for the morning. All in all, we really enjoyed our stay with Jenny and would certainly stop there again.

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Jenny in ,

    Thank you Penny. You and Mick were a pleasure to have. You are considerate, helpful, friendly and Interesting. Have a wonderful holiday.

How do I book?

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When do I pay?

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