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Marlin House Bed & Breakfast

15 Bayview Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia, New Zealand
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Marlin House Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #6 of 23 Paihia B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
2 reviews
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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new jersey
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We had the pleasure recently of staying with Roger and Lynda at their incredibly lovely home. Our two nights' stay, which were the last two days of our 37 day adventure were totally relaxing. Lynda even came looking for us in the car when she knew we were caught out in the rain! How thoughtful! They were able to give... More

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Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
72 hotel reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Great place to stay in Pahia - park the car and then forget it, as you can walk everywhere in Pahia from Marlin house, and also trot down to the ferry to go across and see Russell. And it's just a 3 min drive from Waitangi. The owners, Lynda and Roger were extremely welcoming, and full of great ideas for... More

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Address: 15 Bayview Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Also Known As:
Marlin House Bed & Breakfast Paihia, Bay Of Islands

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Marlin House is a comfortable colonial-style home set in a subtropical garden with ample off-street parking.Substantial decks provide stunning views of the Bay of Islands. An easy four minute walk to the beach, wharf, cafe's, restaurants and central Paihia. Marlin House offers three generous sized suites, each with a private entrance, a sitting and dinning area, ensuite, fridge, microwave and TV. Tea and coffee making facilities are alson provided.With Rogers restaurant/chef, experience we look forward to treating you to a special breakfast which will ensure a great start to the days many activities this region has to offer. Tailord excursions or activities can be orgainised. Lunch hampers and evening meals are available by arrangement. ... more   less 
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