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Absolute Bliss Apartments

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Kingaroy, Australia
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Just the perfect spot to stay and visit the bay of island. Apartment is very well equipped with nice coffee replenished each day. Comfy bed and magnificent view. Lovely friendly hostess who couldn't do enough to make our stay perfect. Thankyou so much.

Thank Catherine A
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Catherine, Thank you so much for writing a review of your recent stay with me at Absolute Bliss. It was my pleasure to meet and host you and you were the perfect guests. I do so appreciate when guests write to Trip advisor of their experience,so others too looking will appreciate what you enjoyed. Please return any time in...

Fredericton, NB, Canada
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Absolute Bliss is aptly named. It includes two beautifully decorated and appointed studio apartments (recently refurbished), with everything one could think of, and then more, needed for a short or long stay. Our stay was only 10 days in the Platinum suite and we weren’t at all ready to leave at the end of our stay—it went far too quickly....

MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Dear BATGBT , Wow, thank you both for writing such a wonderful precise review of Absolute Bliss ,,because you can advise future guests what to expect and what is here. I really appreciate your long booking and it was my pleasure and delight to host such wonderful interesting guests from Canada. I will always remember your review and what it...

Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed 5th - 8th Jan 2017 in the Gold suite. Everything was just wonderful, the host, Marilyn, the facilities. And the view from the balcony was magnificent. Just a short walk into the town. Would heartily recommend!

Thank Mumsie42
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Mumsie, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of your recent stay with me at Absolute Bliss. It was my pleasure to ensure you were comfortable and that all the facilities are as described.i would love to welcome you both back anytime in the future. Kind regards Marilyn

Reviewed 13 November 2016

Absolute Bliss is about 600m up the road from the centre of Paihia. A short walk with the last 50m being extremely steep. However it's worth it as the outlook is lovely and the accommodation excellent with a great host: Marilyn (and her offsider Esmae). I didn't have a car so Marilyn happily arranged transport to/from bus on arrival/departure. Marilyn...

1Thank SusieQ22Australia
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Susie, Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Absolute Bliss.it was our pleasure to host you for 5 days and know you appreciated that it was such a short walk downtown to Paihia when you did not have a car.After living here for many years I do appreciate the beauty of being elevated and those stunning...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Definitely ABSOLUTE BLISS. View was spectacular. Convenient walking distance to shops and other amenities. Room was very clean. Very quiet location. Suitable for people who like the peace & quietness. Tranquil surroundings

Thank Floyd W
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Floyd Thanks you for posting a wonderful review of your stay at Absolute Bliss. It does have spectacular views and is wonderful being such a short walk downtown to everything ,and the position being off the main road and surrounded bu bush and native birds is a relaxing retreat for many.. I look forward to when I can welcome...

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for couple of nights and just loved the room and environment. Dont be afraid of the steep driveway, you will love the views. Wanted to stay here longer but was already booked. Friendly and helpful owner. Will come back again.

Thank Jasmeet S
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Hello Jasmeet,thank you for your review of your stay with me at Absolute Bliss. It was my pleasure to host you both and I do look forward to welcoming you back very soon.you do indeed get fantastic views from being elevated. Kind regards Marilyn

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Comfortable, roomy, neat and clean. Well appointed kitchen. Excellent views of Paihia and the sea from both apartments. . Lots of bird life. Quiet at night. Steep drive but level parking. Owner on site and provides excellent service. Ideal place for a few days quiet relaxation with the option of more vigorous actives nearby.

Thank MarcoP2011
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Marco, It was my pleasure to host you both in July,and I do appreciate you writing a review on Absolute Bliss.We all read and need guest reviews to help us in business and you as guests.The native bird song now it is spring is amazing,and I am pleased you realise being elevated gives those magnificent views and serenity,after your...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We enjoyed four wonderful days at Absolute Bliss, Marilyn was the Host who was great hospitable and had a amazing local knowledge and booked on us on many tours If we had not had this information we would not have known about these trips., This is a wonderful location and we cannot wait to return soon Walking distance to many...

Thank rosemaryc438
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Rosemary, Thank you for another great review on your recent stay at Absolute Bliss. I loved having you and Murray return ,and enjoyed sharing a wine on the deck in the Beautiful sunshine .Absolute Bliss does have amazing views and is in a wonderful situation surrounded by native bush and birds singing. Am thrilled your tours were so good...

Rockingham, Australia
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I love this place and would highly recommend it to anyone who is wanting a wonderful place to stay in the Bay of Islands. Don't be scared off by the steep driveway - the views are well worth it. The host is amazing and just makes you feel right at home. I have stayed here several times and just never...

Thank DERYS_1981
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Derys,,thank you for writing a review on your stay here again at Absolute Bliss . It always gives me great pleasure in having guests return ,and I am happy that you still had a wonderful time .The views are even better now since having some trees trimmed. Am really looking forward to next hear when I can meet up...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Truly wonderful accommodation - modern, spacious with amazing views - and only a 5 minute walk to the waterfront, pier, restaurants etc. Only wished we had more time to chill on the balcony which overlooked the bay..next time....

Thank Monty2230
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Monty,thank you for your surprise and wonderful review of your recent stay at Absolute.Bliss. I am delighted you had a wonderful stay and happy to have met your expectations. I loved meeting you both and look forward to when you can return. Kind regards Marilyn

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two Apartments on one level of this multi level home,set up high to get the wonderful views.and One Bed and Breakfast Room located upstairs in owners home. in Central Paihia,located a few minutes walk to restaurants, cafes, beach, shops and the wharf in Paihia.Easy access with a central Lift,or easy stairs The house has 3 levels and 2 huge surround balconies with magnificent Sea views across to Russell, and surrounded by native bush. Water views from inside and outside, house north facing. Every Room has a King bed,and Ensuite Bathroom and there is 1 single bed available.All rooms have an option of Breakfast,but is Complimentary in the Bed and Breakfast Room.Plenty of Safe off street parking at top of drive up Free Wifi,and Laundry available for Guests.All Rooms have access to Bbq,s,and outdoor living on surround Balconies to enjoy the stunning Sea views. Air-Condtioning/Heat Pump,Complimentary Tea and Coffee,and Bathroom amenities,Bathrobes,,Multi channel Tv,and Apartments have well equipped Kitchenettes. Tour desk and assistance available by experienced hostess. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Absolute Bliss Apartments

Address: 24 Joyces Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $116 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Absolute Bliss Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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Absolute Bliss Apartments Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
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#9 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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“Both the Gold and Platinum suites are comparable and both have great views with the edge going to the Platinum suite in our opinion.”
BATGBT, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have views and access via a lift”
SusieQ22Australia, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Both apartments ideal. We stayed in the Platinum Apartment.”
MarcoP2011, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms quiet with great views.”
rosemaryc438, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have Fantastic Views overlooking Paihia and the bay!”
  • Welcome drink with the owner - view in the background!
DERYS_1981, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
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