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The Retreat

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22 Paihia Road | Paihia, Paihia 0247, 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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Eye, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well placed cottage which is a part of a complex of approx 6 units. Just a 5 minutes or so drive outside of Paihia which was perfect for evening restaurants yet away from the noise and crowds of the town during the day. Our unit had a good supply of appliances and with a delightful balcony overlooking one of... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We have just enjoyed a completely stress free five days at The Retreat enjoying amazing views (as advised by all other reviewers) and excellent service and local information from Jo and Marcel. Some great walks on the doorstep, we will certainly come back here. Plenty shops in Pahia, and larger supermarkets in KeriKeri, which is a town worth a visit.

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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We initially booked one night at The Retreat but ended up staying for four. It was lovely, the views were beautiful, the unit was clean, comfortable and well appointed and the young couple managing the place are so friendly and helpful. They obviously know the area well and gave us good advice on where to visit and local walks. We... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

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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72 reviews 72 reviews
26 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

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 November 28, 2014

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 November 27, 2014

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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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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