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Longhouse Bed and Breakfast

3.5 of 5 3 Kaipatiki Rise | Haruru, Paihia 0204, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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HENDERSON
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

John and Mike were very welcoming and eagerly provide great info for area attractions with shortcuts to these areas. Room is very spacious with lovely modern bathroom. Breakfast was scrumptious ! Definitely recommend staying here while in the Bay of Islands.

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Judith and thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Yes it was disappointing that the weather was bad while you were here. Hopefully it picked up travelling around the rest of New Zealand. It was a pleasure looking after you and we would love to do so again if you are ever back in... More

Buckingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

A Warm Welcome Once we had located the correct door to knock at everything else was just perfect. We had a queen room with en-suite – with it's own entrance, hence the problem choosing the right door ! We stayed for two nights at the start of two weeks touring North Island and the hospitality, advice and food provided by... More

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

H Heather and thank you for taking the time to write this review. It was great looking after you and enjoying the chats over dinner. So pleased that you enjoyed both the breakfast and evening meals. Once again thank you for the review and it was a pleasure looking after you.Hope the rest of your trip was a memorable one... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in the king room and it was perfect! John was the perfect host making us feel very welcome and able to give us local knowledge on the area. We got a lovely cooked breakfast each morning which included delicious homemade bread - small details like this shows they go the extra mile in my eyes!... More

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Steph & Mark thank you so much for your wonderful review on your weekend break to Longhouse & the Bay of Islands. So glad that you liked all we had to offer and yes we try to make every thing our selves were possible to be served at Breakfast and our dinners.,as homemade is always the best. .Once again thank... More

Wanganui, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

First impressions - oh wow! Ample parking and easy to find. We had a 10 hour road trip and were feeling a bit ragged. Out comes our host John and immediately we felt welcome. We stayed in the Queen room with ensuite and it was dreamy and inviting. So inviting Rick "crashed out" on the bed for a few hours.... More

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Well what can i say Hori & Rick.. The only thing to say is that it was a great pleasure to look after you and give you as much help and advice as we could on you trip around the area.,and were only to happy to help with this. So glad that you found the room comfortable and all that... More

Portland, Oregon
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

There's nothing like a top-notch B&B to make you feel like the forever flight from the States and long drive from Auckland were all worth it. We were warmly welcomed by John and Mike, loved our quiet, immaculately clean, comfortable King Room (which was separate from the rest of the house) and were given great advice on things to see... More

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your wonderful review. It was great looking after you while you were here. So pleased that you were able to relax after the long flight and drive. Breakfast is always a good conversation between guests and ourselves whether it is about what they had done the day before or what they were going to do that... More

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for three nights last week and cannot fault anything with the longhouse! Room was excellent - huge! Plus great wifi (free - which is pretty uncommon in nz we've discovered). Mike was fab - very welcoming and makes a great cooked breakfast. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in the bay of Islands and would recommend this B&B to everyone.... More

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Georgina and Matt, thanks so much for the wonderful review. It was an absolute pleasure looking after you whilst you were here. So pleased you enjoyed the Bay Of Islands, it is a beautiful part of New Zealand. Hopefully one day you will return to New Zealand and visit this beautiful area again. Once again many thanks for taking the... More

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My first stop after arriving in Auckland from the UK. A lovely welcome by John and I instantly felt at home. The room was first class with lots of space and its own deck to sit in the sun which I didn't get enough time to use. With only a couple of days in Paihia I was given all sorts... More

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Harriet so pleased you enjoyed your stay here in the Bay Of Islands. It was of course a pleasure looking after you. We love to have people for dinner and enjoy the chatter of that days events and the plans set down for the next day. No problems with dropping you off this all comes as part of he service.... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I arrived at Longhouse B&B on Christmas Day of 2013 -- the first day of my 3 week holiday in NZ. It was pouring buckets in Auckland, and the drive north was quite gloomy. However, the sun came out as soon as I arrived at John and Mike's lovely hillside B&B. My room was large and very comfortable, the bathroom... More

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Jess and what a wonderful review. Thank you so much. A great day to arrive Christmas day and so pleased that you had such a great time. We like to feel that guests make our home their home while they are here and enjoy the beautiful Bay Of Islands whilst they are here. It is so good that you... More

Fareham, United Kingdom
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215 reviews 215 reviews
35 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights in Feb 14. The B&B is situated about 5 min drive outside Paihia at the end of a quiet cul de sac. Approach road is very steep from the main road so take care. John was the consummate professional not only was he a perfect host but a fantastic chef too.... More

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words on this review. I thoroughly enjoyed looking after you and yes was in my element when doing breakfasts and dinners. Its so nice that you enjoyed the time here at Longhouse. We are looking to get a new basin and it will be completed hopefully over the next couple of months. Once again... More

Niederrohrdorf, Switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We stayed only two nights at the Longhouse B&B due to our schedule - but we really enjoyed it and would stay there anytime again! The Longhouse B&B is located a bit outside, maybe some 4km away from the beach and town - but on the other hand it's quite. Situated on a small hill above Paihia the Longhouse provideds... More

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Reto and thank you for taking the time to write this review. It was a pleasure looking after you and so pleased you enjoyed the breakfasts provided by Longhouse.We pride ourselves on the rooms being so spacious and guests are pleasantly surprised when we first show them to the rooms on arrival. Thank you for staying at Longhouse and... More

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Address: 3 Kaipatiki Rise | Haruru, Paihia 0204, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Longhouse Bed and Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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