John & Paulette Hansen
Stonehaven Homestay
414 Rapaura Rd, RD3
New Zealand

ph (03) 572 9730

Visitor Guestbook


A selection of comments left by visitors to Stonehaven Homestay.


"Oh! - the food - thank you to really great hosts - WONDERFUL!

22-01-2009 Dick and Ann Howell, Emsworth, UK.


"Thanks for a lovely stay in a fantastic location & thanks for looking after us so well."

6-01-2009 Peter and Monique Carter, Singapore.


"A wonderful overnight stay. Would have loved to have stayed longer. Hopefully we'll be back. Wonderful food & hospitality, thank you."

26-10-2008 Chris & Liz, England.


"We had a wonderful time. Great chats & lots of laughs! Feel like old friends - thank you!"

4-08-2008 Andre & Jennifer d'Entremont, Alberta, Canada.


"Nearly around the world. Stonehaven is one of the highlights of our trip. Cheers!"

17-05-2008 Kathy Williams, Bermuda.


'Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us. You made us very welcome & comfortable. The food was delicious & spending time in your garden - wonderful.
We will return. A little gem - don't change!"

22-02-2008 Brian & Pauline Hayward, Godalming, Surrey, UK.


"A piece of Heaven - wonderful food. friendly hosts, great conversation."
15-01-2007 Peter & Kay Lettenberger, WI USA.


"What a gem of a place - magnificent food & stunning location
- your hospitality has been superb!! Thank you and we'll be back!!"

31-12-2006 Susie & Trevor Baker, Cormwall, UK.

"Wonderful, serene, calming atmosphere - your hospitality was great
& meals were outstanding."

19-12-2006 Merle Frank, Miami, Florida,USA

"Superb in every way. Loved it!"
05-12-2006 Matt Burke, Wimbledon, England.


"Paulette & John are incredible hosts. Thank you for welcoming us into your home.
Not to mention the incredible food & lovely room! Thank you."

08-11-2006 Brooke & Dana Temple, California, USA.

"Thank you for a wonderful stay, brilliant advice for our onward journey
- and a fantastic breakfast!"

17-09-2006 Mary-Jane & Iain Vitty, London, England.


"We have had the ideal couple of days of relaxation and rest -
fabulous food, wine and views. Thank you so much."

11-07-2006 Peter & Wendy English, Queensland, Australia.


"This is such a beautiful & peaceful spot! A wonderful end to our South Island visit."
14-04-2006 Walter & Marilyn Schmidt. VA, USA

"Stunning accommodation and charming hosts"
28-10-05 Rob and Rosemary McMicking, Berks UK


"Absolutely the best in NZ! Thanks so much"
13-09-05 George & Carol Cunningham, VA USA

"STONEHAVEN, Stay in Heaven! Thanks John!! Thanks Paulette!! We'll be back!!"

23-09-05 Jun & Kazue Nakayama, Tokyo Japan

"So wonderful to be with a wonderful family - so much more than just a stay.
You are special people"

08-07-05 Nancy & John Todd, OR USA

"Thank you for making our stay so comfortable. A fabulous
experience. Highly recommended."

13-04-05 Luella + Michael Schulz, Melbourne Australia

"We had a wonderful time! The food and accommodations were incredible.
Thank you for your warm hospitality!"

5-21-05 Cheryl & Jeff Squires, MN USA

"Hospitality & attention to detail without fault!
Many thanks for a fab stay."

10-03-05 Matthew & Anna Cox, Berkhamstead UK

"Beautiful! And the best night's sleep I've had in months!"
11-03-04 Ralph & Sara Horak, AZ USA

"Nicest people, dog & cat and best B&B in all NZ"
17-03-05 Joe & Mary Logan, Arizona USA

"Great welcome, food and the best bed in the world! Thank-you!"
01-03-05 Sue & Alan Emery, Surrey UK

"If you had to pick only one place to stay, this would be the one"
02-03-05 Richard & Robyn Joyce, Sydney Australia

"Thanks for all the special extras that made our stay fantastic. You are perfect hosts.
Loved your home and gardens."

19-02-05 Stephen & Carol Molle, MI USA

"If we had known how lovely this place is we would have stayed more nights!"
06-02-05 Kristina Heindi & Andreas Tanke, Hamburg Germany

"If John & Paulette recommend something we recommend you take them up
on their recommendation! Great food, great wine, lovely people!"

30-01-05 Lucy & Dan Hunn, Oxford UK

"A wonderfully relaxing stay in such a beautiful home - a great recommendation!"
13-01-05 Chris Spiceley & Anna Parrinder, London, UK



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