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Marlin House Bed & Breakfast

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15 Bayview Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Baar, Switzerland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is centrally located in Paihia to reach the center and the ship station within a short walking distance. We have learned that the perfect hosts Linda and Roger returned to Christchurch and we hope that the new hosts continue the excellent service we could experience. The place is worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Stayed here during our visit in Feb this Year and what a wonderful way to end our holiday. The house is beautifully maintained, has a stunning vista and the hosts are wonderful. It's a little walk up the hill to get to but is well worth it (it also helps walk off the evening meal). The Bay of Islands is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in the beautiful Green Room, and had a most peaceful and relaxing stay. Lynda and Roger made us warmly welcome, and made sure we wanted for nothing. Gorgeous views away from the noise of the beachfront but close enough to walk when we chose to. Lynda helpfully booked us into the Hole in the Rock... More 

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We immediately felt at home after a lovely welcome from Lynda. she gave us lots of useful information about things to do and places to eat in Paihia. We stayed in the Gold room which was large and beautifully appointed. The breakfasts are taken on an outside terrace with a great view of the harbour. The breakfasts were superb and... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We had a fabulous stay at this well appointed, beautiful B and B. The views from the balcony were outstanding and we were lucky with the weather so we could have breakfast on the terrace and enjoy these views at the same time. To make our stay further complete, Lynda and Roger, the owners were perfect hosts.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Excellent accommodation with fantastic views. Lynda and Roger are great hosts who are happy to help with bookings for trips or restaurants and provide first class breakfasts. The location is a 5 minute walk to the Ferry to Russell. Would highly recommend.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Roger presented us with excellent breakfasts each day - each one beautifully presented and different from the day before. Lynda and Roger were great hosts, couldn't do enough for us to make our stay memorable. Lynda arranged a fantastic trip for us around the Bay of Islands for which the weather was perfect. We were only there three nights, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

We had the pleasure of staying at Marlin House as the guests of Lynda and Robert for Christmas. We were entirely pleased with the location and the accommodation. We also appreciated that our hosts were happy to spend time with us and the other guests. Robert's cooking was beautifully presented and his scrambled eggs were some of the best I... More 

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Voorburg, The Netherlands
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25 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

This was our very first B&B ever! And if this is the standard for the ones to come we are the most lucky people on earth. Great location, very nice and spotless clean rooms, but most important Lynda and Roger are great hosts. They gave us great tips to view the area, arranged a booking on The Cream Trip for... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Linda and Roger were perfect hosts! We enjoyed 2 wonderful days at their dream house incl. a lot of laughters and chats. Breakfast was awesome. And dinner home cooked by Roger was heaven on the plates :) Thanks for sharing your dream house with us! Rgds Elisabeth & Stephan from Hamburg/Germany

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