What our guests think of Sandcastle



Thank you so much for letting us experience a totally different new zealand. also for comfortable accommodation and fantastic nz style breakfast.

xueling - China, Jan 2017


thank you so much for everything. I had a great time staying with your family. i will never forget the delicious food you made for us and the various places you brought us.

anna - Japan, Jan 2017


weve had three wonderful days at your sandcastle. we have had so much fun

alex - Russia, Jan 2017


a wonderful location and facilities. warm and welcoming. a place to stay for more than one night!

neil & kate - Melbourne, Dec 2016


your hospitality was over the top. we feel very blessed to end our time in nz in your company

cory & Brenda - Oregan, USA, Dec 2016


the beach is lovely and our hosts are the friendliest people i have ever met in nz and we love george (the cat)

lavina - Indonesia, Nov 2016


Thanks so much for the amazing stay. you were so kind and hospitalbe and thanks for the great summer cocktails!

sam & luke - Auckland, Oct 2016


amazing experience. home, service, hospitality - everthing was superb

ashish - Auckland, Oct 2016


thanks for such a wonderful stay. lovely rooms and very friendly hosts

kevin - Australia, Oct 2016


we enjoyed staying with alan and debbie. they are great hosts

lindsay & bruce - South Africa, May 2016



Awesome set up. Just like being at home

Bernice and Phil - Rotorua June 2018



Lovely set up. Made to feel very welcome. Will come again

Richard - Matamata June 2018


Great hosts and service. Easy access to the beach

JOHN - Auckland June 2018



Wonderful stay, comfortable bed. Substantial Breeky

Leon and Doreen - Katikati June 2018



Thank you again for the great hospitality and service. Always consistenT

Rex and Lachy - Brisbane June 2018


We won’t see you as the place we stayed at, we will see you as our new friends up North

Nick and Richard - Kawarau May 2018


Wonderful hosts and a great place to stay

Marco and Didi - Germany May 2018


This is a super house with wonderful hosts

Rea - France May 2018


Our second visit. Always enjoy our stay. Blessings to you both

Tim - Oregon USA April 2018


A spur of the moment visit and what a gem. Amazing hosts. Looking forward to returning next year

Richard and Tracey - Australia April 2018


Fabulous hospitality and a wonderful place to stay. The accommodation is spacious and very comfortable

Angela and Rob - Gold Coast April 2018

We had a great time. The beach was awesome. Will recommend this place to our friends

Tasha and family - Auckland April 2018

Our trip to the glow worm caves was a magical experience

Bev and Peter - Melbourne April 2018

Thanks for the very good time and for the nice breakfast service

Maria and Laura - Germany April 2018

Waking up to the sounds of the beach and having a lovely breakfast hit the spot

Harshila - Auckland March 2018

The hospitality was second to none. We highly recommend Sandcastle B&B

Erena - Tauranga March 2018

What a surprise! Plus the spontaneous offer to do the glow worm cave tour

Carmen - Germany March 2018


A wonderful change of pace and place to stay on our NZ tour

Cary and Diana - California April 2018