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Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge

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11 Korora Street | PO Box 134, Ahipara, New Zealand
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Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beach Abode was absolutely lovely. We only stayed one night and the weather was a bit grim being mid winter. However, it really didn't matter as the place was cosy and warm, had everything we needed and the views were still beautiful with the weather clearing just in time for a lovely sunset. Lyall was fantastic and made sure we... More

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to comment about your stay. I'm so glad the wild west coast sunset peeked out for you and I hope you managed to get some great moody sky photos. I'm glad to hear you will be up this way again in the future. More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We only stayed here for one night but it was the highlight of our NZ tour. Lyall and trusty labrador co-host Bryn welcomed us at the door and made every effort to ensure we were comfortable. This lodge has recently changed hands and the new owner is not just an excellent and friendly host but is also committed to maintaining... More

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your lovely comments. It certainly was a pleasure to have you stay and I do appreciate how lucky I am to have taken over such a beautiful property. I will certainly be doing all I can to maintain the high standard created by the previous owners. You will of course... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Was a very nice place to stay, the room was very relaxing and the beach was at our doorstep. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and Lyall was very accommodating to my family and I. Also knowing he allows dog is so comforting to know. Will definitely be staying here again and letting our family and friends know about this wonderful place.

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely comments I'm glad your stay was enjoyable and I hope to see you again next time you are having a family get together in Ahipara. More

Tauranga, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Just had a winter escape to this gorgeous place right on the beach at the bottom of Ninety Mile Beach The host,Lyall, couldn,t have been more obliging The beds were very hard to get out of. Immaculate rooms and wonderful long walks on the beach (even 'borrowed' the super friendly inhouse choc lab to make the walks more fun!) Great... More

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. I am glad your stay was enjoyable. Bryn is certainly always keen for a beach walk and I'm glad your dog enjoyed his company too. I look forward to seeing you again in the Far North. More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

i was lucky enough to stay here with friends. My apartment (beach break) was spotlessly clean with the most amazing views. I had organised with the host to allow my small dog to come too. We were met by Lyall and his lovely choc labrador on arrival. Both of them so welcoming. We were right on the beach and each... More

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Lyall59, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. 90 Mile Beach certainly is a perfect setting, summer or winter, for walking the family dog and enjoying the fresh air. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and I hope I get the opportunity to greet you and your friends here again in the future. More

Renkum, the Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Beach Abode is a very elegant lodge at the edge of the end of 90 mile beach. Nice hosts, a well equipped kitchen and room, and the sound of rolling waves just in front of you. You step down your deck, walk through a delicate garden, pass a small river and you stand on a broad, vast beach. Highly recommended... More

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beachabode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. We do have a beachfront location and many people come here in order to enjoy the beach experience . 90 Mile Beach is very expansive and uncrowded . Thank you again so much for taking the time to write your review. Susan More

Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

We stayed at Sandy Cove apartment last weekend. What a lovely mini break and many thanks to the wonderful, and very interesting, Susan and Ned who made our stay memorable. Sandy Cove has everything that a couple would need, was spotlessly clean and located right on 90 mile beach. We had a great steak at the Bushmans Hut in Kaitaia... More

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beachabode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the very kind review! I am glad that you enjoyed your stay up here and it is also good to know that the Bushmans Hut in Kaitaia is a good place for a meal . Thank you again . Susan More

Saskatoon
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

We stayed at this lovely beach abode this past February. It was definitely a highlight of our trip to New Zealand. Susan and Ned have done a wonderful job of making the apartments very comfortable and tastefully decorated. Our only disappointment was that we did not book for longer!

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beachabode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a lovely review about our place . It is very encouraging to know that when people leave here they are satisfied with their choice . My husband and I both travel extensively and we too rely on TripAdvisor guest reviews while selecting not only accommodation but also places to go... More

LC, TX
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

My family enjoyed our stay in this lovely 2-bedroom apartment at 90 Mile Beach. Susan and Ned are gracious hosts with a lovely location on the beach. They have beautifully landscaped so that you walk out to a secluded garden area that has wonderful views of the beach. You can walk a short distance to get to the beach. The... More

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beachabode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely amazing review! I really appreciate it very much . The guest stayed in the Seascape (2 bedroom )apartment . The Seascape does have great views of 90 Mile beach and the Tasman Sea . Ahipara is noticeably warmer in the fall and winter months . We are located just far enough north (... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Sorry to be repetitive but we also really wished we could have stayed longer (only stayed one night whilst doing ninety mile beach). Location is great, thoroughly recommend as a base for Cape Reinga etc. High quality accommodation.

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beachabode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review . It really is much appreciated . More

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Additional Information about Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge

Address: 11 Korora Street | PO Box 134, Ahipara, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Ahipara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
I would like to invite you to come and stay in one of the luxurious apartments in one of the most stunning, unspoiled settings in the Far North. There are 3 independent, private self-contained beachfront apartments available for either short term or longer term. All apartments have private entrances, fully equipped kitchens, bathrooms, lounge and dining areas and off road parking. On the sea-side of each apartment you have covered decks, table & chairs for el fresco dining & viewing our stunning west coast sunsets. A private path from the property takes you out towards 90 Mile Beach. The apartments are a balance of high standard amenities in a scenic location at an equitable price. Apartments are decorated using quality textiles & art from the Pacific Rim. Apartments are contemporary, very well maintained, luxurious & well equipped with everything you need for a temporary home away from home. Some of the other amenities include quality beds with crisp cotton sheets, free Wi-Fi internet, housekeeping services, all linen & towels, beach towels included in rate. We have solar hot water with electric boost, recycling and non-toxic cleaners used in the servicing and cleaning of all apartments. I will be on hand to help with any bookings or questions you may have to make your stay a most enjoyable one. Your host, Lyall (and Bryn the Chocolate Labrador) ... more   less 
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