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Reviewed 25 October 2016

We booked from the UK for two nights and were delighted we did - the room was comfortable, clean, well-appointed with its own conservatory; the breakfasts were sumptuous; the gardens spectacular; the views from the verandah gorgeous. Gary and Paula were gracious and generous hosts, and we felt so at home we booked a third night. Easy to find from...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We stayed with Gary and Paula for three nights at the beginning of our visit to NZ from the UK. They are a charming and helpful couple who made us feel like family friends from day one, even greeting us with tea and cake! The property is built on a slope, with a great deal of privacy and lovely views...

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Manchester
Reviewed 19 April 2015

This lovely property has stunning views over the bay from the terraces. A great place to watch the sun go down, glass of excellent local wine in hand. Delicious breakfasts and faultless, friendly hospitality from Gary & Paula. Lots to do nearby, especailly if you like walking (aka 'tramping') and boat trips.

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1Thank Consort
Reviewed 17 December 2014

My wife and I were doing the north region as part of our honeymoon. Gary and Paula made their place an excellent spot to dwell and use as a hub for all activities in the area. Price is excellent and breakfast is superb (you'll barely need to have lunch). The place is very well equipped and they upgraded us to...

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1Thank Alan L
Folkestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Gary and Paula helped to make our dream holiday in New Zealand with a warm welcome, good company, a comfortable ensuite bedroom, our own relaxing conservatory, wonderful views of the bay and delicious breakfasts with fresh fruit and scrummy egg dishes. The house sits in a beautiful and interesting garden with an intriguing maze of pathways leading down to the...

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1Thank Chrisisus
Fish Creek, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Two couples so we were in the apartment downstairs. All clean and everything we needed. We certainly enjoyed our meals on our deck with the stunning views of the little bay. Host booked the Cream trip for us which was great and we had a lovely three nights here. Gardens down to the little bay are splendid and obviously a...

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1Thank sandy2949
Reviewed 5 February 2014

What a brilliant place. Lovely hosts and inspirational garden. Will return. The fabric artwork and patchwork are incredible. More inspiration!! Thanks for warm welcome. Make sure you fully explore the gardens as there are lots of beautiful nooks and crannies.

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1Thank Laurajones1
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 February 2014

I had a ensuite room and a lounge attached to it, with a view on the sea. Superb views. Breakfast was taken on a balcony, with my hosts, facing the sea- having breakfast in front of the sea, in the sun, felt like a dream... Considering how wet it is back home! The breakfast was great, and Paula even cooked...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Our family of 4 stayed here for 3 nights and it was beautiful!! The view over the bay is absolutely stunning and we could not get enough of sitting out on the deck soaking it all in.... We spent as much time on this deck as we could and had 2 delicious BBQs here with fresh fish purchased just up...

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Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 April 2012

We stayed one night at the Pipiroa Bay Homestay and felt right at home immediately upon meeting Paula and Gary. We were advised of restaurant recommendations, things to do in the area and upon our departure all of our questions were answered about the next leg of our journey. We stayed in the main house in a bedroom off the...

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Address: 348 Aucks Road | Okiato Point, Russell 0272, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Russell
Price Range: $146 - $202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Two rooms available; b and b upstairs with your own bathroom and conservatory; apartment downstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles mdwUk, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms good but the apartment offers more space.”
 of 5 bubbles Consort, 19 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Check out the rooms upstairs as they may be quieter?”
 of 5 bubbles KenzieV, 23 Jan 2013 | Read review
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