New Zealand

Peace and Plenty Inn, Devonport

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Type: Guesthouse / B&B

Grade: Superior

Introduction

This beautifully restored Victorian villa features only 7 rooms located on the North Shore waterfront in the heart of Devonport.

Recently redecorated and individually furnished, this inn is well-placed to allow guests to experience a range of the area's activities. Fishing, kayaking, forest tours and Maori cultural tours can all be taken nearby, as well as guided tours to the cosmopolitan city of Auckland itself.

The restaurant offers a gourmet breakfast in the spacious sunny room that overlooks palms, frangipani and hibiscus blooms. A choice of window tables offer privacy for an intimate breakfast for two or, alternatively, you can sit at the larger rimu table for eight and mingle with other guests. In the summer go 'al fresco' and have breakfast with the birds on the Victorian veranda overlooking the fountain lily pools.

Although the hotel does not serve lunch or dinner, Devonport's variety of restaurants, cafes and bars make dining an easy walk from the Peace and Plenty Inn. Each individually decorated room includes en suite bathroom, tea & coffee making facilities and complimentary chocolates. In winter, all rooms have electric blankets and there is a cosy guest lounge with an open fire.

Hotel Features:
● 7 guestrooms
● Breakfast restaurant, no bar
● ● Laundry & dry cleaning service
Free parking
● Free WiFi

Rooms

The largest king-size room is the Windsor. It has a veranda style Victorian bathroom with stain-glass window and claw foot bath. The deep pink colour scheme is off set by bronze silk and the ornate cast iron fireplace and antique pine furnishing complete the look of the grandest room in the house. This room is also suitable for small family as it has a Victorian daybed for the 'littlelies'.

The Albert is a king-size willow blue room complemented by silver furnishings and boasts the largest bathroom of the house with claw foot bath and separate shower. The white iron bedstead with crowned organza is the central feature of the room and there is a beautiful traditional cast iron fireplace.

For those who love the European romantic look the Devonport king-size room is a must. It has a beautiful French provincial bed together with a matching French armoire and chest of drawers, complimented by gold satin and cream organza. It has views over the Windsor Park and 'Albert', Devonport's historic Moreton Bay Fig Tree that proudly stands tall over the village library roof.

The Garden room has its own private courtyard and entry, separate from the main house. It has an antique Baltic pine super-king/twin bed with deep gold and cream furnishings. Enjoy the sub-tropical garden with its collection of palms and bromeliads and listen to the water trailing down the rock pools. This super-king/twin bed French provincial blue & cream Flagstaff room is ideal for travelling companions, children or single guests. It has views over to the beach and harbour especially beautiful in summertime when the Pohutukawa trees display their fluffy red blooms for Christmas. The en suite bathroom is nautical in design complete with porthole window.

The Waitemata and Victoria rooms are equally romantic and peaceful in style and have an abundance of charm, from their antique travel trunks to their French antique bed and brass bedsteads respectively. Kauri French doors lead on to private balconies which enjoy all day sunshine. These sister rooms have unhindered views of Mount Victoria and the roof tops of Devonport, the Waitemata views extend to the Harbour, Bridge & City. Their individual bathrooms have pretty clay tiled floors and great showers.