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Absolute Bliss Apartments

24 Joyces Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Ranked #14 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pleasure to stay here. Marilyn was the perfect hostess. Very clean and spacious room (loft), luxurious linen and toiletries, close to everything, very quiet and peaceful. Marilyn knowledgeable on local attractions and arranged tours. highly recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Really good sized apartment for 2. My boyfriend and I are pretty private people and we had exactly that - piece and quiet and left to our own devices. We had planned lots of walks around the islands and where amazed at its beauty. The apartment is close enough to get the amazing views, without all the noise of the... More 

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Auckland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Our Apartment was tastefully furnished a well equipped Kitchen and BBQ on the Deck. Something that is so important is that you can have windows and doors open to enjoy the fresh Air. For those of you who prefer Air Cond. That is available too. Hostess Marilyn has a good knowledge of all local attractions and booked us on a... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

What a fantastic stay we had !! perfect - a lift up to our apartment which is just beautifully appointed and our Hostess Marilyn attentive to every need - fantastic views from the balcony also perfect for the end of the day drink or breakfast with the Tui's . Have no second thoughts with this property you, like us will... More 

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MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Wow Paihia Bliss ---thank you for your wonderful review of Absolute Bliss,I love your name and great that you enjoyed your stay with me in Paihia. It was my pleasure to host you both ,and ensure you had a great stay.am looking forward to that day when you can both return and we can catch up on all our travel... More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Getting your car up the VERY, very steep drive is not for the feint-hearted, but once there, you are in for a warm welcome and excellent, comfortable, spacious accommodation. Good kitchenette allows self-catering. Drinks on balcony, with its stunning views, a must. We loved it here. We walked easily into town, got good exercise on foot to Waitangi. Emjoyed ferries... More 

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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

My wife and I have had the pleasure of staying with Marilyn at Absolute Bliss four times over the past few years and each visit never fails to impress. The house is set high on a hill with lovely views down to Paihia and out to the Bay. The units are completely self-contained each with a large balcony and barbecue.... More 

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MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Dear David and April, A surprise and delight to view your wonderful review of Absolute Bliss Paihia,where I have been fortunate to have had the pleasure of wonderful guests who return often. Each time we meet has become a special visit and has wonderful meaning that I am able to welcome you again as returning guests. Reviews are very important... More 

Cambridge, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We stayed for 4 nights in September. The property is just a short walk from the centre of town and great value for money. It is located high on a hillside so the views are spectacular. The rooms are tastefully decorated, very spacious and very well equipped. We really enjoyed the lovely big deck where you can sit and soak... More 

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MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of Absolute Bliss where it was my pleasure to enjoy your company as wonderful guests. I appreciate your time in writing a positive review and look forward to being able to welcome you back one day. Kind regards Marilyn More 

Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
47 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We stayed at the Absolute bliss apartments for 3 nights in mid February. We had read all the good comments and seen the photos and we weren't disappointed. Marilyn the owner greeted us with warmth and was extremely friendly and helpful throughout our stay. The appartment itself was lovely and spacious with fabulous views to the bay down below. The... More 

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MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Hello and Thank you for your welcome review of Absolute-Bliss Apartments Paihia. I love being an excellent choice for accomodation in Paihia and appreciate you choosing to stay here. I had the pleasure of meeting you both and look forward to the day when we can meet again. Kind regards Marilyn More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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68 reviews 68 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

We were orginally going to stay in Russell but am so pleased we decided to stay in Paihia instead. Absoulte Bliss was were we spent our final few days in NZ . Out of all the apartments and boutique hotels we stayed we rate Absoulte Bliss as our number one choice. We received a really warm welcome from Marilyn who... More 

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MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Hello Miss Poppy from Marilyn at Absolute-Bliss.Thank you for reviewing my property and it was my pleasure to ensure you did enjoy your stay at Absolute-Bliss. I love meeting my guests from all around the world,and always try to ensure everybody enjoys their stay. I look forward to being able to welcome you back to Absolute-Bliss in the beautiful Bay... More 

Auckland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

We stayed for three nights in this well equipped apartment which was well appointed with comfortable furnishings. We had a large balcony we sat outside to enjoy our breakfast, viewed the sunset while we enjoyed our "Happy Hour" followed by a BBQ. Absolute Bliss is a short walk to a number of restaurants and cafes and close by is The... More 

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Address: 24 Joyces Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 3
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Absolute Bliss Apartments Paihia, Bay Of Islands
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#10 Romantic Hotel in Paihia

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