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Absolute Bliss Apartments

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Just got back from our 2-night stay at Absolute Bliss. Location is perfect as it's just a short 8 minute walk to town centre but secluded enough to be away from the main crowd. It's got a beautiful deck overlooking Paihia town. But what made the great difference is the lovely host, Marilyn! She made sure everything is well taken...

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

Dear J &J Thank you for your unexpected comments on Absolute Bliss. It was my delight and pleasure to welcome you as guests and leave as friends. I loved hosting you and getting to know you over breakfast whist staying upstairs with me in my bed and Breakfast Room. The first morning you left very early on your Cape Reinga...

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We stayed for a week in the Absolute Bliss apartments to use as a base for exploring Northland. The apartments are really lovely and have both been recently decorated so they're nicer than the photos online. Marilyn is always on hand for advice or recommendations and she really takes care of her guests. You have all the facilities you need...

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

Dear John and Yuzhno, Thank you for your review of Absolute Bliss after your recent week long stay with me. I really do appreciate your comments,and love the surprise of a review that you have taken the time to write and I will update the photos soon,after refurbishing. Am glad you were able to enjoy the great weather,beautiful surroundings and...

Yorkshire, England
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Having spent a number of weeks exploring the North Island we wanted a few days of relaxation before the long journey home. We we so lucky to have found Absolute Bliss. We had the bed and breakfast accommodation which was spacious (and has a very comfy bed). Marilyn was great for lovely chats and a good cup of tea! The...

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

Hello my Yorkshire Friends, Thank you for your wonderful surprise review of your stay with me at Absolute Bliss. It was my pleasure to meet and host you and I am happy you had a wonderful stay and I know how much you enjoyed the deck with its fabulous views across to Russell,and a bonus choosing the Bed and Breakfast...

Lethbridge, Canada
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We had a wonderful relaxing stay, the lovely apartment was quiet, peaceful and very close to all amenities. The view was terrific from the large balcony. Marilyn was a great and friendly host. And.... Yes the driveway is a bit daunting at first. Kathy and John

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

Hi Kathy and John, Great to see you have written a lovely review which I appreciate you doing. I do so love welcoming my guests from around the world,and helping to make your stay memorable. It was great for you to have such wonderful hot weather when it is cold at this time in. Canada. I look forward to your...

Reviewed 3 January 2016

Was lucky enough to spend 5 blissfull days/nights at "absolute bliss" Paihia, for the second time....our kids thought we were mad going back as there are so many wonderful places to stay on the bay of islands however we loved it last year so went back. We werent dissapointed As soon as we arrived we knew why we had decided...

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

Hi Russell and Janice, Thank you as repeat guests for a wonderful unexpected review of Absolute Bliss,where I do so appreciate your kind words and actual real description of your experience again. I always aim to please and exceed guests expectation ,but you have exceeded mine ,to write a review of your recent experience. May you enjoy the rest of...

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2015

These apartments live up to their name. Wonderfully appointed, with balcony which has excellent views of the bay of islands. Marilyn our host has thought of everything will visit again. Highly recommended. Dave and Dawn Barrett.

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

Hi David and. Dawn,thank you for your wonderful review of Absolute Bliss,which I do appreciate you taking the time to do whilst you are still on vacation . Hope you and your family enjoyed a wonderful Christmas together. Really look forward to welcoming you back any time in the future . kind regards Marilyn

Sydney
Reviewed 25 November 2015

A very relaxing stay. Very quiet, close to all amenities, driveway a bit daunting when we first saw it as it appeared very steep but quite OK once we had driven in. Definitely would come back again. Marilyn our host was very helpful and informative.

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

Hi Granite, Thank you very much for taking the time to do a review on your stay at Absolute Bliss.. It was my pleasure to have met and helped to make your stay enjoyable,and I look forward to your return .I now have lots of. Sets of Golf clubs for my guests to use . Kind regards Marilyn

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Stayed here for a week and wish it could off been longer. Great apartments and views to die for. Marilyn is the nicest host I've ever had on my travels and I don't normally leave a review but felt I had to after this stay. Will be back for more wines on the balcony Marilyn.

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

Hi Scott,thank you so much for the wonderful review of your stay at Absolute Bliss Paihia recently. I am so glad you both had a wonderful time ,and it was my pleasure to be able to provide you with service and loved sharing a wine on the balcony looking across the water to Russell. It was picture perfect as it...

Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Our Host Marilyn was lovely and welcoming and was more than happy to recommend things to do around Paihia. Not only were the rooms well appointed and the bed comfy but the view from the balcony was beautiful. Only a very short walk down to town. Highly recommended

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

Hi Mark Thank you so much for your wonderful review which I really appreciate you taking the time to do . It was my pleasure to host you both ,and I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with me at Absolute Bliss Paihia. Hope the rest of your NZ trip was wonderful and. I do look forward go welcoming you...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 August 2015

My wife and I stayed here during the recent Jazz Festival and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The apartment is spacious, clean, quiet, and the kitchen has ample room and equipment to cook simple meals. The bed was comfortable. And the view was spectacular. The apartment has a panoramic view of the Bay of Islands. It is also conveniently located in the...

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

Thank you Ryan for your lovely response it was my pleasure to have you both and I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Paihia at Absolute Bliss. I acknowledge your concern regarding the steep driveway, unfortunately to reach elevated heights to enjoy such beautiful views it is necessary to climb steep terrain, the driveway was engineered to make...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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 - $246 (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.”
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“All rooms have views and access via a lift”
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“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!”
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