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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   State Highway 1, Ohaeawai 0472, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here over the new year (2013/14) and we had the most wonderful time. Our hosts service was amazing, The food was incredible, the grounds remarkable, the venue quiet and peaceful. Perfectly located on main arterial routes to both east/ west coast, and convenient for heading further north. Ideal for families, couples, or Single travellers. Loved... More

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Hamilton / Cambridge, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Having recently spent at night at Ohaeawai, with Juen & Frank at their grand, historic homestead called 'Paheke', my wife and I are happy to suggest to any travellers in the region to stay, experience, enjoy the moment in this wonderful place. Great conversation is assured, a wonderful night's rest is on the cards.........oh, and an impressive breakfast will await.... More

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PahekeHouse, Owner at Paheke, responded to this review

We too enjoyed your visit. It is truly pleasing to have a review from those in the industry as it gives a specialist view of what we do. We learn as well from the experience and thank you for your comments. More

Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Thankyou for a wonderful time. You were very welcomming. The accomodation was first rate and we had a very relaxing time. It was truley a perfect excape. We really enjoyed our breakfast the room decore and gardens were lovely. The large magnolia trees were just begining to flower and the ducks greeting us as we walked around the garden was... More

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PahekeHouse, Owner at Paheke, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments - we too enjoyed your stay. Our rural setting is one of the features of Paheke for our guests and it is only 20 minutes to the delights of the Bay of Islands including fine dining (that is assuming you have not arranged to try our 3 course meal of local produce and wine). The... More

Oamaru, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

We got married at beautiful Historic Paheke. Juen and Frank are excellent hosts and went out of their way to make sure we had the perfect day. To be honest they really spoiled us. The rooms are all lovely especially the Balcony Room in which we stayed in. The food they prepared for us was fantastic. The grounds are also... More

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Thanks for your kind thoughts - we love the weddings held at Paheke and yours was one of the best. Despite a storm causing the plan for the reception to be changed at the last minute everything went very smoothly and a truly beautiful bride and wedding party graced a unique occasion that you planned. May there be many more... More

Positano, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

We stayed only 1 night in this beautiful place and wished we had time to stay longer. We all enjoyed every minute of it , beautiful rooms, fantastic garden and not to mention the great breakfast. Would stay again there tommorrow no trouble.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2011

Had a lovely stay at Paheke about 8 months ago. Have recommended it to many friends since. Was there for work but took my family along too and glad I did as my young son loved the bridge over the river and the large section and tree hut. Fabulous friendly hosts, lovely food, beautiful property, the list is endless! Thank... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2010

My fiance and I spent two wonderful nights with Juen and Frank. We had a lovely room with a balcony overlooking the beautiful grounds. There are several fruit trees that you can pick a snack from. They have a BBQ out back that they offer for your use. We found fresh fish and vegetables in the town nearby and took... More

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Brit on the Costa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2010

From the minute we arrived at Paheke, Juen and Frank, made us feel like we were at home - so much so I was reminded of trips to see my Aunt and Uncle in the country when I was younger. We´d just spent Christmas and New Years eve away from our families and any twinges of home-sickness were soon forgotten... More

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Top Contributor
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62 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2006

I stayed with my partner and two friends March 2006. It was a real highlight of our trip to NZ and Australia. The house is beautiful. The balcony room my partner and I had was exquisite. Well furnished and lovely views of the garden. Frank, who is a cool Clint Eastwood character served a terrific breakfast ( as we listened... More

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Bampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2006

Paheke is an absolutely charming old house of great character & elegance which is owned by Frank & Juen Duxfield. Frank & Juen cater for the discerning traveller and deliver a very special level of service and comfort. There are two Luxury Suites with ensuite bathrooms which are situated in a new extension to the house. These are decorated in... More

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Address: State Highway 1, Ohaeawai 0472, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Ohaeawai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Paheke 4*

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