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Cap'n Bob's Beach House

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Riga, Latvia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We needed to stay extra night in Paihia and wanted to change the place. We found Captain Bob's Beach House via AirBnB. Bob was very friendly and helpful. He gave me his gear to fix my suite case. The house was clean and we could see the magnificent view of Bay of Islands from the window of the living room.

Thank JanisT1969
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Quiet, chill, great location & clean! Fully stocked kitchen, nice lounging areas & outdoor terrace. Would definitely come back again! Highly recommend! *the reason for 4/5 instead of 5/5 is because we did not get wifi in our room (1 of us did, but had to sit right by the door & it was limited) so we would have to...

Thank Ash L
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This was one of the most enjoyable places I stayed in all of New Zealand. Very clean, especially the newly-remodeled kitchen, great water views and friendly staff. Captain Bob himself was an excellent host and told a couple good tales from his days on the sea. I'll gladly return.

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I enjoyed my stay at Cap'n Bob's very much. The host is very friendly and helpful with booking tours or advice on what to do in and around Paihia. The hostel was not very busy when I was there and has spacious and comfy social areas upstairs with the most beautiful views towards the Bay of islands. It's very clean...

Thank Anke B
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I would recommend this hostel if you want some quiet time away from the masses for a while. It has only 20-25 person capacity so you don't run into people all the time. The beach view is really nice, and the kitchen is just as if you were at home (which means if you are 3 people cooking at the...

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Good seaview and friendly staff. Everything clean and fresh. Free wifi and lots of cooking stuff. Sweet as! A good beach in front and supermarket around. Very clean and organized. And it has a Car park in front.

Thank Clarissa M
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Cap'n Bob's Beach House was the first stop of our journey travelling around New Zealand. It was also the first hostel I had stayed in. We arrived to be welcomed by name and shown to our room. Everything about the place was explained to us well by a friendly member of staff. The eponymous Bob was always keen to make...

1Thank Adam H
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Super crew and staff! Very clean and friendly hostel! Good atmosphere and great kitchen! 10 min walk to town center and 3 min to beach! If you need info just ask Lesley ore bob, you find nicest trips in bay of islands, cream day trip was perfect!

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Great place to stay very helpful staff clean rooms good kitchen facilitates. Staff helped us choose tours and booked them for us also helped us book our next hostel. Very quiet hostel both internally and externally no traffic noise whatsoever. Great place to stay would stay again

Thank Ros8mund
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We spent a couple of nights here over the holiday period and really enjoyed our stay. The cleaning staff were excellent - the rooms, bathroom and kitchen were spotless. Lesley the manager was great for providing info on the area and making us feel welcome. Cap'n Bob himself was so helpful especially when we ended up with a flat car...

Thank FHNR

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cap'n Bob's Beach House offers top quality budget accommodation for the more discerning backpacker. Enjoy stunning sea views from our beautiful balcony. Watch the sunrise as you breakfast or dine in the moonlight beneath a million stars. Spotlessly clean and very comfortable with delightful sun-filled common areas and an ultra-modern, well-equipped kitchen. Relaxed, easy-going beach vibe. Wi-Fi access, TV lounge and BBQ area. Just a stones throw from the beach and easy walking distance to shops, bars and restaurants. Super friendly staff offer great advice on local trips and tours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cap'n Bob's Beach House

Address: 44 Davis Crescent, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $29 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cap'n Bob's Beach House 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Some rooms have a water view, so request those.”
brucep452, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had family ensuit room with kitchen all self contained”
Ros8mund, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We had a dorm room out by the TV room. Right next to the bathrooms but no noise at all.”
Zicher, 20 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Room 6 is accessed from the balcony, but has beautiful views over the beach and water”
orange_smarty, 22 Jan 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are good.”
Mavoureen, 21 Jan 2015 | Read review
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