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Decks of Paihia Luxury Bed and Breakfast

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   69 School Rd, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 23 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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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a busy 3 weeks in New Zealand in May, we got to Decks of Paihia at the end of our journey in New Zealand. It was a superb place to finish what was a great adventure. We were incredibly lucky with the weather all throughout our time in this beautiful country - although it was a little cooler in... More

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at Decks of Paihia at the end of very brief stay in New Zealand. After a busy few days at conference it was a pleasure to arrive to such a warm welcome from Phil and Wendy. They made us feel instantly at home and so welcome in their beautiful house. Very quiet and peaceful - just what we... More

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Wendy H, Owner at Decks of Paihia Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We thank you for taking the time in your busy schedule to write such a lovely kind review and we are so happy that we could make a difference to your short time in New Zealand. We just hope that you are able to make it back here to explore this area more thoroughly - next time maybe more time... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had a fabulous night at The Decks of Paihia. The room was well appointed, warm and quiet. We enjoyed a lovely breakfast with amazing homemade muesli and fantastic scrambled eggs. The hosts were very friendly and we really enjoyed chatting with them. They were not intrusive though. The stay was very private. A magical spot. Thank you.

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Wendy H, Owner at Decks of Paihia Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Super review - thank you so much. It was also our pleasure as well to meet you both and spend some time hearing about your interesting life. We do hope that the next time you are able to escape for a night away, we can continue that great conversation over breakfast - perhaps next time try one of Phil's omlettes!!... More

Melbourne, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Decks of Pihia is perfect for a cheeky weekend away. My husband and I stayed for a few days, but it felt like a week! The rooms are beautiful, clean and comfortable, we even enjoyed a bottle of wine on the deck taking in the amazing views of the ocean. Breakfast hit the spot, local, fresh and lots to choose... More

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Wendy H, Owner at Decks of Paihia Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a greatl review. It was absolutely our pleasure to be able to make your stay so special - hope you didn't miss your wee one too much. We already look forward to next time you choose to escape to our beautiful region. Just hope you can come when the weather is a little warmer... More

Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Have never been anywhere else that has made you so welcome, has had such gorgeous and comfy rooms and is a perfect base for exploring. Hosts made us feel like we were in a home from home and were knowledgeable and super friendly whilst not being over the top. Can't fault our whole experience and would fully recommend to anyone!

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Wendy H, Owner at Decks of Paihia Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

What a fabulous review - thank you so much for taking the time to write this. We also thoroughly enjoyed meeting you both, and certainly hope that we can meet up again some time in the future. We wish you well for the rest of your travels. It would be out pleasure to welcome you back again any time. Enjoy... More

Fort William, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We stayed at Decks of Paihia in May 2014 and chose to do so because of the consistently high reviews Phil & Wendy have received. These are most definitely well deserved - they offer the complete package. Rooms are stylish, comfortable and immaculately clean. We arrived late in the evening and the room was toasty warm as they had even... More

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Wendy H, Owner at Decks of Paihia Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

We really appreciate your wonderful review and kind feedback - thank you so much. So glad that you enjoyed our lovely area and that we put on some great Bay of Islands early winter weather for you - even though it was a bit chilly in mornings and at nights! Yes, we agree, from our experience, a bit better than... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stayed here on a long weekend getaway from the churn and burn of Melbourne. We couldn't of had a better 3 days, the place was luxury as advertised. The rooms were spacious, very tidy and had a beautiful view of the pool area. Wendy and Phil were excellent hosts, really going out of their way to accommodate our needs.... More

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Wendy H, Owner at Decks of Paihia Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for such a very positive review from your recent stay with us. We are so thrilled that we made a difference to your mini break from Melbourne - and the Bay of Islands was warmer as well! We would love to see you again when you next need to escape from the hustle and bustle of the big city.... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Spent 3 days at wonderful Decks of Paihia. Phil and Wendy are the most amazing hosts - nothing is too much trouble and they do everything they can to make your stay magical. Rooms are spotless and very comfortable - every little touch has been carefully thought of. Would return in a heartbeat for more of this fantastic hospitality.

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Wendy H, Owner at Decks of Paihia Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review - we are so pleased we were able to make your stay so enjoyable, and we really do hope you can return again soon. It was lovely having you stay in our home. More

Surrey, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Stayed for three nights, as the first stop on our 4 week NZ trip. We don't usually use B&B, but our tour operator recommended this. And we could not have asked for more. Really welcoming hosts (Phil and Wendy and a lovely cat), really comfortable rooms, great view, convenient for all that the Bay of Islands has to offer. It... More

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Wendy H, Owner at Decks of Paihia Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review - it really helps our business to have our guests give us such positive feedback - we thank you for taking the time to do this. Again, thanks for chosing to stay with us at Decks. More

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

We have just returned from a three night stay at the Decks of Paihia on the recommendation of a colleague and we weren't disappointed. Our room which was comfortable and spotlessly clean opened out onto our own private space on the terrace overlooking the pool. Our hosts, Phil and Wendy couldn't have been more welcoming and had already thought of... More

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decksofpaihia, Owner at Decks of Paihia Luxury Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely kind review and the magazines! We are enjoying flicking through those - it was lovely of you to leave them. We do hope we can host you again some time whilst you are enjoying exploring New Zealand. More

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Address: 69 School Rd, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Decks of Paihia Luxury Bed and Breakfast 4*
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Located in central Paihia above the main village with great views, your friendly hosts Philip and Wendy Hopkinson have spent 2 decades in hospitality. A superior standard of accommodation in poolside rooms surrounded by peaceful private gardens abundant with birdlife. They are keen to share their extensive knowledge of the Northland region and New Zealand. Guest rooms stylishly furnished, heated and air conditioned, en-suite bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities and very comfortable interiors. Complimentary wireless internet. Separate guest lounge adjacent to all rooms to relax in, or enjoy a relaxing afternoon poolside on the deck outside your room. ... more   less 
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