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The Boathouse

5 Beechy Street, Opua 0200, New Zealand
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Ranked #3 of 5 Specialty Lodging in Opua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We were very impressed with the quality and location of the Boathouse. We stayed in the upper level apartment, aptly named 'the Bridge'. We had wanted to book the apartment on the ground floor known as 'the Landing' (basically because of their photo of fishing over the side of the deck) but as it was already taken we booked the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Stayed in 'The Landing' for 2 nights late October. This has got to be the best place we have ever stayed in and we have been fortunate enough to have stayed in many lovely places. It is incredibly spacious, from the massive bathroom to the kitchen, to the wrap around balcony and main bedroom. There are beautiful views from every... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

Clean comfortable and modern. The apartments have everything a family would need and are a great base for exploring the area. The ferry is literally right next to the building and would get annoying from a privacy perspective if one stayed for a long period. For a couple of days it was no issue and is not really too noisy.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This is a gorgeous, bright, airy, welcoming apartment, sitting over the water. The kitchen is very well appointed but if you don't feel like cooking for yourself, at the General Store, two minutes walk away, you can get takeaway pizza and a good cup of coffee. Opua is quieter than some other towns in the Bay of Islands but it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

What a terrific place, lovingly cared for and top notch. Right next to the Russel Ferry but quiet -- center of the action but peaceful at the same time.Away from the bigger tourist area of Pahia yet only a 5 minute drive away. Excellent accommodation with beautiful kitchen and bathroom with heated floors. Plenty of heaters to keep warm in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We stayed in The Landing, the lower apartment. We absolutely lved every minute of the stay and appreciated all the extra touches like masses of towels, excellent kitchen and views from every window. We were able to fish from the deck ....and yes we caught fish....we did send them back to grow bigger but it was fun and did entertain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

What a great find, we loved it, very quiet even though its right next to the car ferry, it has everything you could possibly want, a very comfortable place for 2 couples or hire the whole place out with a group, I'd recommend the Boathouse over a hotel. Its a great view, you can fish off the balcony (yes really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Thanks angie, what a wonderful place you have. It is so very comfortable and to fish off the balcony rod in one hand champagne flute in the other!! The Boathouse is more like a home and is the perfect place to use as a base to explore the Bay whether by car or the boat trip out to Hole in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2010

We came across The Boathouse by accident and what a great little find is was, stayed for 3 nights could have stayed longer but it was booked.First class facilities and location, just opposite the car ferry to Russell but great sound proofting you could not hear it arrive and depart The general store is 50m away for all our supplies... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2009

We stayed for 4 days in November - there are 2 apartments (one ground floor and one upstairs) - both 2 bedroom and ONE bathroom so may not be suitable for 2 couples (given the price). The layout and setting are really spectacular - in Opua right beside the car ferry to Russell wharf. The ferry runs from 7am -... More 

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