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The Old Post Office Guest House

3245 Paparoa-Oakleigh Rd | Paparoa, Matakohe 0543, New Zealand
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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58 reviews
29 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a wonderful stay in the Old Office. Deb is a charming host and she knows a lot about the old office. We had the blue room in the old office, charming and plenty of character, very nicely decorated. Very confortable bed, and we loved the homemade soap that we took with us. The guests lounge is great... More 

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Thank Oriana P
OldPostOfficePaparoa, Owner at The Old Post Office Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Oriana, thank you for the nice things you write. As you know thought you were lovely too. And, love your profile picture. Have a good year, take care. Deb More 

Devon
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209 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We were so pleased we chose the Old Post Office! Deb was the best hostess and went out of her way to feed us as we had arrive on an Auckland holiday and all the dining places nearby were closed. Her home cooked meal was so good! Thanks Deb. The Post Office is charming and we had a great evening... More 

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OldPostOfficePaparoa, Owner at The Old Post Office Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your review! I am so glad that you did enjoy your stay, and it was no trouble at all to cook something for you. I have been given some more heritage roses (much to Kevin's disgust) so hopefully the garden will be even prettier next spring. Take care and I hope your summer is good. Cheers,... More 

ponta do sol
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

First, imagine that you are in a real old post office, a hundred years ago. It's so pretty, amazing, a travel inside my travel. Everything's made with passion, like an old book. Breakfast : imagination and hand made delicious local produces. Thanks Deb.

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OldPostOfficePaparoa, Owner at The Old Post Office Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much. I really like that you appreciated the bnb. Hope your business is going well and your travels have been safe and fun. cheers Deb More 

Near Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Old Post Office B&B in February 2015. We highly recommend it. The only reason it did not get 5 stars was the bathrooms were not en suite. Deb, the hostess, offered to prepare dinner because there was no restaurant open in Paparoa when we arrived. She was attentive to my wife's gluten sensitivity.... More 

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Thank Bruce014
OldPostOfficePaparoa, Owner at The Old Post Office Guest House, responded to this review

Hiya, It was lovely to meet you both and I always try to use local or homegrown produce in my cooking! Hope your travels are going well, I was very impressed with your meticulously planned trip. It looks like you enjoyed Hamilton gardens even if the boat didn't cruise through them... Just a note, the other larger double room ,... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I had been in this old P.O. as a boy and even though the Postmaster was kind he did not offer what we received in accommodation as a B/B. Truly a wonderful place to stay, best B/B in a long time and what,s more fussed over by a wonderful mine-hostess. Thankyou ..we will return !!

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OldPostOfficePaparoa, Owner at The Old Post Office Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, it was an absolute pleasure to be your hostess! Thank you and it would be lovely to see you again. cheers Deb More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We chose this B&B for it's proximity to The Kauri Museum but got so much more - the building and rooms were full of character, artistically decorated with many home comforts rarely seen in a B&B. Breakfast on the deck was really special, everything home made and delicious. Deb is a wonderful host and made our entire stay memorable and... More 

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OldPostOfficePaparoa, Owner at The Old Post Office Guest House, responded to this review

Greetings to you both and hope the weather is not too cold. Thank you so much for your kind review AND really enjoying meeting you both. Went to the local Wearable arts show in Paparoa and was talking to the new museum CEO. she was saying that they are planning a really great Settler's Day in November if you should... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Very tidy, nicely appointed rooms with options for singles and doubles. Beautiful breakfast (thanks Deb!) which was all superbly home-made, right down to the condiments. Friendly, charming and familiar with numerous unexpected luxuries,. Certainly a great location for basing an adventure throughout Northland's diverse Kaipara region.

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OldPostOfficePaparoa, Owner at The Old Post Office Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, so glad you enjoyed your stay. Such great timing for your friend's wedding. Although the weather is beautiful today. So far! Thank you for your positive words, will look back on them on a grey day. Take care and so nice to talk with you. cheers, Deb More 

Plattsburgh, New York, USA
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161 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We stayed at this B&B on the recommendation of the owners of the Morepork Riverside Lodge in Paihia, as we wanted to be near the Kauri Museum on our way back to Auckland. Deb and Kevin, the owners, were warm and friendly; Deb even made cake for our arrival. We were two couples and had two rooms, each with separate... More 

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OldPostOfficePaparoa, Owner at The Old Post Office Guest House, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed staying with us. Always nice to share the quaint, historic old place. And, hope your future trips go well! More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We had a great time staying with at the Old post office. The building and rooms had lots of character, lovely colors, and lots of pretty, artistic touches. Deb was a delightful host, who gave us some great ideas for things to do in the local area. Breakfast was served on the deck, with a fantastic array of homemade preserves,... More 

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OldPostOfficePaparoa, Owner at The Old Post Office Guest House, responded to this review

Pleased that you liked the things I have done,(Thank you) and that the weather was good for you. Have just discovered some stained glass doors. Now, to convince the handy man of the house to put them where I want them! More 

Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This B & B run by Deb is delightful and well worth a visit. The rooms are lovely with lots of character in such a lovely old building. Deb is a wonderful host and was able to provide us with lots of interesting information about the area. The breakfast was amazing with basically everything homemade from the bread and muesli... More 

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OldPostOfficePaparoa, Owner at The Old Post Office Guest House, responded to this review

Hi to you all, glad you enjoyed your stay. I enjoyed meeting you all. Thanks so much for your review and trust the rest of your year is good! The sky is clear blue today and am about to go down to the market to get some more lavender and lime soap. ka kite ano Deb More 

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