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18 Goffe Drive, Paihia 0252, New Zealand
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Crisdon Castle
Ranked #9 of 23 Paihia B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
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
1 review
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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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

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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North Beds
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12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Washington, DC suburbs
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

The 5 is a qualified rating. First, the location, the accomodation, the view, the hosts and the breakfast were 5+. The qualification comes because breakfast is an additional cost option, and that limits the opportunity to visit with other travelers, which is a major plus for us when we stay at B&Bs. The other problem is the wifi did not... More

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Wollongong, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

The hosts were very helpful and outlook from accomodation was lovely. Kings Nook room was ok, bit dusty, otherwise clean. Thought it was a B&b which usually means breakfast included which was our oversight. Overall not great value for money.

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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Crisdon Castle is amazing. We stayed here for 2 nights in the Knights Nook. Great place, great location, just a couple of minutes drive out of Paihia. These where our final 2 nights in New Zealand after 4 weeks of traveling from south to north. Absolutely great! Would definitely stay here again and recommend it to everybody. As Cris mentioned... More

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We enjoyed every minute of our stay. You never tire from the ever changing spectacular views. Chris and Donna are great hosts, creating a relaxed haven for one to pass the time away and rejuvenate the soul. From the colourful sunrises to the wistful moon rises, the panoramic views allow one to capture every part of the the beauty, adding... More

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Address: 18 Goffe Drive, Paihia 0252, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Crisdon Castle Paihia, Bay Of Islands

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