This is an area within our own home - you have:
Your privacy with own entrance and off street parking, only your booking available on any one night i.e. no other bookings possible
Bedroom with Queen bed - brand new in August 2017 (full motel quality linen provided) - Twin room also possible OR 2 separate sleeping areas for people who don't want to share room

Private bathroom and separate toilet
Area with 32" TV on freeview and Comfortable 2 seater Sofa
Kitchenette (no oven but microwave, small fridge, toaster, jug, cutlery etc)
Complimentary tea/coffee - plunger
Small dining table and chairs (also ideal to set up laptop etc)

Free Wi-fi

Iron, Ironing board, Hairdryer

Continental Breakfast available as an extra

$110.00 for 2 people, per night - in Queen Room or Twin  

$60.00 for 1 person, per night - in Queen Room as a single

$600.00 weekly rate for 1 or 2 people


Dave & Carol Digby

06 765 7482 or Carol - 027 2466383

It is also possible to book our homestay online via Holiday Houses - this site also has location map and up to date calendar showing availability

Listed on Airbnb if you prefer to book via Airbnb


Also available:

Bikes for hire $25.00 half day - $40.00 full day (includes helmet, hi-vis vest, repair kit to take on ride etc)

Kayaks - we have 2 single person Kayaks, enquire about hire of these

PACKAGE DEALS: - any extra nights discounted to $40.00 per person as an add on to any deals

1. $280.00 for 2 people - 2 nights Digs' Homestay with continental breakfast each morning and 2 bikes for one full day OR 1 down hill bike ride then bikes for rest of day

(note Down Hill bike option suitable only between October - May) - see link below for ride details


2. For 2 people - 2 nights Digs' Homestay with continental breakfast each morning and 2 bikes, all gear and transport  of people and bikes for either of below option - full map and instructions supplied

$320.00 whole deal price - Lake Rotokare - 22kms

$350.00 whole deal price - TeWera on the Forgotten World Highway - 38kms

Further reference: and 



3. Forgotten World Highway site seeing - for 2 or 4 people, 2 nights Digs' Homestay with continental breakfast each morning and one full day tour with picnic lunch.

Choose between Tangarakau (optional 6km historic walk) or Mt Damper Falls (2 km easy grade walk).

Tour includes Heritage Trail stops and Whangamomona Hotel visit (drinks own cost) 

$480.00 for 2 - whole package deal   $660.00 for 4 - whole package deal

Further reference:


4. PAMPER PACKAGE - for 2 people, 1 nights Digs' Homestay with 2 x 30 minute Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage (30 mins each person)  

$240.00 for 2 - whole package deal as above

Note: Booking for massage essential - you can also upgrade to a one hour Relaxation Massage for just $20.00pp extra. The massage business is located a 7-8km drive from Stratford in the country side. It is on the way to Dawson Falls and Hollard Gardens so a visit to these places can be incorporated with the massage appointment.