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The Retreat

22 Paihia Road | Paihia, Paihia, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners were extremely nice and helpful. Huge DVD collection. Room was spacious with decent cooking facilities. Slightly older beds which one of us found less than comfortable. Main thing is the view of the bay which is lovely and 180 degrees from our room. Everything was clean and ship shape. The town is a 5 minute drive or a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second stay in chalet No 9, spacious 2 bedrooms with deck from which to watch the tides change, little boats and yachts, ever changing skies and the stars at night. Such a contrast from the big city! Lovely hosts. Check out the Farmers Market for delicious fresh produce.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is indeed very nice, well located with nice view from the rooms. Comfortable spacious rooms overlooking the magnificent Bay of Islands with fully equipped kitchenette . Very quiet and secure place. The couple managing the property is very warm and helpful going out of the way to make your stay comfortable and provide useful advice for places to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here unexpected and by accident but what a view from the balcony! Just a few quiet apartments are located on the hill side overlooking the sea at Pahia and Russel, what a view! The apartments do have everything incliding free Wi-Fi and the use of the washing maschine. Nice and friendly owner is there to help you or... More 

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Cork
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is a little bit outside of paihia on a hill. therefore you have a stunning view over the beach and a very quiet comfy place. it takes 5min to get to paihia. the owners were incredibly helpful and nice. we loved it!

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife found this very reasonably priced holiday apartments/chalet via trip advisor , a find ! A family run place for over 20 years recently refurbished we were not disappointed with a clean well furnished room, we had a studio room with large balcony with breathtaking view. Would well recommend to one and all...

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Canberra, Australia
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20 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was our favourite place on the North Island. Straight up, it's not modern and it's not luxuriously appointed. But it is incredibly beautiful and nicely comfortable. The views from the balcony, bedroom and living area are breathtaking. The units are set amongst the birds and the trees, and are very quiet and very private. The units are spacious, and... More 

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Batemans Bay, Australia
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37 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The hosts Marcel and Jo were really friendly and helpful. The apartment we had had a balcony overlooking the water. It was clean and the beds were comfortable. The sofa and chairs badly need updating as they were old and uncomfortable. The apartment was fairly well equipped except no iron or ironing board although they were provided on request. The... More 

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights and were upgraded as the studio rooms were being refurbished. The apartment was very clean and comfortable and the view was amazing. Marcel and Jo made us very welcome and gave us lots of great information about the surrounding area. Lovely quiet place to unwind.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We have stayed here a number of times now and we love it. Great views in the evening and the morning, hosts are super friendly and very helpful. We cant understand why it doesnt rate higher on Trip Advisor See you next time

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KevinSmith2013, Owner at The Retreat, responded to this review

Kia ora Cameron Thanks for the great Review and we look forward to seeing you again soon Regards Jan & kevin More 

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Address: 22 Paihia Road | Paihia, Paihia, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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