About the Homestay
Up to 3 light filled generous sized rooms with queen sized bed or single bed configurations,study desk loads of storage - perfect for 1 or 2 guests. Room size ranges from 15m2[room 2] 18m2 [room 3] both with shared guest bathroom and 25m2 [room 1] with ensuite. Price indicated are 'per room' rate
I live in the neighbourhood of Glendowie which is one of the most beautiful in Auckland, boasting 2 beaches + shops & restaurants within walking distance. My home overlooks the park[ complete with cows!] and is famous for watching sunsets from the deck [maybe with a cold drink in hand]. Its a lovely quiet neighbourhood that has great walks in both the parks and reserves overlooking the estuary and harbour.
I have hosted over 70 guests and my visitor book is overflowing with great feedback about their room, the people from around the world they have met during their stay with me and of course, the fabulous food! 'Self serve' continental breakfast is available and I can offer full board so please ask about my reasonably priced evening meals -
The bus stop is directly outside my house, with buses leaving regularly to St Heliers where buses depart every 15 minutes - takes about 35 minutes to get to Downtown traveling along a coastal road passing another 3 beaches - very beautiful journey.
- Internet Access
- Smoke alarm
- Smoke alarm on each floor
- Non Smoking
- Allow Smoking
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
Glendowie is recognised as one of the most beautiful suburbs of Auckland, with its beaches, cute little 'village style' shopping area directly across from the coastal road into the city, as well as its large parks complete with cows! It is like living at the beach and only 35 minutes by bus to the downtown city centre of Auckland with its great bars, restaurants and cafe's.
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Bus Stop
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
Available on request at an extra cost
- Half Board
- Full Board
shoes to be left at the door
non smoking household-there is an outside porch which can be utilised
Smoking is allowed outdoors only.
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Shane is a great host, making people feel welcome. We had a great time staying with her and would definitely consider staying again with her.
Highly recommended place and the host.
It was excellent all round
Shane was very welcoming and friendly. The Bedroom was immaculate and comfortable. I would not hesitate to stay there again.
I loved Shane's spacious home. I felt at home. Highly recommend to any travelers. Brilliant view from the kitchen. Wished I could stay there for good.
Very broad minded and relaxed host .
Thank you very much Shane for opening your home for the travelers.
My daughter and I had a great time at Shane`s place. It was in a beautiful quiet place, and the room was confortable and clean.
Shane's place is beautiful, clean and has everything you need. She's a fab host, very helpful and knowledgeable. Thanks for a lovely welcoming first week in New Zealand.
We spent the long 'Treaty' weekend at Shanes place at the beginning of our month-long trek around Nth Island. The hospitality and friendly advice was excellent! Top marks also to Charlie the Dachshund, the man of the house, for his excellent and almost convincing "performing seal" impersonations!
The room was airy and comfortable, it was also within a short walk of an interesting coastline and cosmopolitan St Heliers and Mission Bay.
We gladly recommend Shanes place!!
Paul and Glenda Blackwell (Geraldton WA)
Lovely house, clean,airey and bright. Positioned slightly far from the shops , however bus transportation is just a few yards away. Breakfast is more than adequate. Shane is easy to get along with and so is the cute little dog.
Beautiful and clean room with a small fully renovated ensuite. A separate entry making it fully independent and accessible after a late dinner. When needed something Shane was there to help. We are hoping to see Shane (hopefully) next year if not before.
Thanks Shane from family Ilic.
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) and a 25% deposit using a choice of payments: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal. The deposit is collected in advance on behalf of the host to protect against no show or late cancellations (within 7 days of arrival). You then pay your host the balance due on arrival. The 25% deposit payment is made to the host 2 business days after your scheduled arrival date. This deposit payment will only be refunded if you cancel the booking at least 7 full days prior to arrival.
When can I share my contact details?
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