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Cliff Edge by the Sea

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Richardson Road West | [ off English Bay Rd ], Opua, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 5 Specialty Lodging in Opua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto
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232 reviews 232 reviews
35 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dramatically perched on a cliff, as per the name. Upper level is the beautifully decorated common area and dining room, with panoramic views of the water. The magnificent wooden topped side tables are made by Peter from reclaimed prehistoric Kauri wood that had been submerged under water. Bedrooms are a good size with spacious bathrooms, with towel heaters. He has... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A big thank you to Peter for sharing his home with us and making our stay in Opua quite special. We stayed for 6 nights and during that time Peter worked very hard to please us. I read the review below by Ann G and definitely cannot agree with her opinion of Peter as we found him to be always... More 

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New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Property described & branded as lodge w/spacious suite & private balcony. Upon arrival we were shocked to find this was nothing more than a B&B, no suite but a bedroom w/bathroom and the “so called private balcony” wasn’t private when you can’t even sit outside because the man in the next room is sitting on his balcony in his robe... More 

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PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Mrs G thank you for your review, I must say I am very surprised Please let me give my side of the story starting with your parting comments when you left Cliff Edge along the lines " Peter your place is amazing, the views are just great and the whole experience perhaps the highlight of the trip!....... And then... More 

Cork
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed recently with my wife. The views from the room are amazing and the food was second to none, cooked by the owner Peter who appeared to spend most of the day in the kitchen. He has created a very relaxed and luxurious environment in this spectacular area and I would return without hesitation!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The resort has more than things I would have imagined. The suite room has an amazing private balconies with 180degree view of the bay of island, the room is excellent and both breakfasts & dinners were to die for. Thanks for the hospitality, Peter Meier. I even get to see the famous Oz chef to prepare our meals. We will... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

We were blessed to stay at Cliff Edge for two nights with the place to ourselves! The setting and view are spectacular but our host, Peter and his mate, Charley ( a King Charles spaniel) were the highlight. Peter offered to prepare dinner for us both nights - what a bonus for us! Be sure to have dinner there! The... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Thank you, Peter, for our wonderful stay with you. Beautiful accomodations and views to remember always. Your cooking is off the chart, as well the wine. Only regret is how brief our two nights were. Bay of Islands and your lodge deserve more. We'll be back. Mike and Corkie.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and me stayed 3 nights here. something for your reference. 1) Fantastic sea view. it is much better than what it looks from the picture. I have been to over 20 countries in past 10years, and I have to say, the sea view here is one of the best. Suggest peter change the picture asap. Attached with several... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Our host (Peter) appeared to take an instant dislike to us and made us quite unwelcome; he was unfriendly and abrupt with us. This did not constitute a warm Kiwi welcome and contradicted his inviting website invitation. For example, Peter was disgruntled when I asked for a dinner tray to be delivered to our room as my partner was feeling... More 

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PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the Sea, responded to this review

Hi Tess, there is very little I can add other then to say that I am sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. Whilst your review is in parts correct, 'in that I could have been perhaps a bit more compassionate' I certainly was not rude. You may recall that you tried to tear strips of me the first... More 

London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Our stay at Cliff Edge was just fantastic. The property itself is in the most stunning location imaginable with exceptional views over the bay. Peter was very welcoming and helpful on our arrival and throughout. He arranged a boat excursion for us and had plenty of recommendations on where to dine and visit. We ate dinner at Cliff Edge on... More 

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PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Gems, thank you for your kind words, reading the review just above yours I must be a real Jekyll and Hyde character. You are perhaps lucky in that you must have met the nicer, Dr Jekyll. It is a good feeling when ones efforts are appreciated, in fact its great.and I am delighted that you enjoyed the whole experience... More 

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Address: Richardson Road West | [ off English Bay Rd ], Opua, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Opua
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Cliff Edge by the Sea 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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