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Crisdon Castle

Certificate of Excellence
18 Goffe Drive, Paihia 0252, New Zealand
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Crisdon Castle
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Ranked #11 of 24 Paihia B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our stay at Crisdon Castle was fantastic. The owners Donna and Chris are lovely lovely people. They cook a mouth watering breakfast. Donna is a fantastic cook! I highly recommend your stay here. We stayed in the Kings Retreat that opens up to a breath taking view over Paihia! Didn't want to come home! Will definitely come back here!!

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic rooms, unbeatable views and great hospitality. A little out of town but worth it for the views, peace and tranquility. As much breakfast as you wanted cooked to order. The use of a clothes washing machine and tumble dryer was very useful.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Oh my god...I cannot believe myself for not writing a review on this fantastic place I have visited during last Dec/Jan with my boyfriend. Chris and Donna were very kind and amazing people, everything including the room, view, food (and the cute little doggy!) was simply beyond my expectation and I really wanted to just stay and live there forever...if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is a fantastic place to stay! I can't speak highly enough of Crisdon Castle, my room is gorgeous, attention to detail is obvious, oh and the roman tiled bath... Candles and mood lighting :D and then there is the view! Beyond all expectations, and the owners are super cool and helpful, and that's why I keep coming back!!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My wife and I stayed at crisdon castle in jan this 2014. It was fantastic. The best b&b we had been too. Very private with a friendly atmosphere. The best view in Paihai, maybe NZ! we didn't want to leave. We have been dreaming of returning since the day we left, pity it's over the ditch for us! Only advice... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

A Castle in New Zealand! The idea of staying in a 'castle' was what first got my attention when I saw this on Wotif. It completely hit the spot with wonderfully designed rooms that have the grandeur you would expect from a Castle. The water views are the best we have found in New Zealand and are expansive even from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Where should I start! Chris and Donna have the most amazing property ever! It's on top of the hills and you see an absolute to-die-for scenery. I kid you not when I say, it's heaven. Very cosy Spanish villa with absolute privacy! I can't think of anywhere to spend my 29th... It was amazing. Shout out to Chris and Donna!!... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My partner and I stayed three nights as a long weekend getaway from the city. Communication was excellent for booking. Hosts were friendly and welcoming but still gave us plenty of space. As an added bonus we were upgraded to the Royal Suite on the last night because it was empty and the view was not allowed to go to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The photos tell the story. The property exceeded our expectations, as did the management, they know what people want! We will absolutely be returning here, you will not find better value for money. Views are 5star, service is 5star, rooms are 5star....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Fabulous place to stay in Pahia, we could not fault it. we stayed in the Kings retreat and what a treat!! The views from both balconies were just amazing, fabulous bed even more fabulous bathroom with double bath for two with amazing views from the window across the bay..heaven!!! Chris and Donna were brilliant hosts we were made to feel... More 

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