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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

My husband and I stayed here while we were in town visiting his family. My father-in-law has a house down the street however, there was not room for us to stay with them so he arranged for us to stay here. The property is amazing and really speaks for itself. Viv and Graham really put a lot of work into... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

We took a private tour and went to Piha lookout as well as travelled all the curvy roads to get to Piha beach and walk on the dark sanded beach. It was so beautiful to be up close and put our feet in the sand - be careful during the day because that sand gets much hotter than our normal... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Viv and Graham were the best of hosts. They organised evening meals at the local clubs of which they were members. Being able to share the view from their deck was amazing and the breakfasts which included homemade yogurt and bread as well as eggs from their own chooks were to die for. The rooms were great. We liked having... More 

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Thank greennm2016
Havelock, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Great hiking trails and beautiful beach all within a 10 minute drive. Actual guest accommodations were a bit unusual from our experience with B&B's but functioned quite well because of the private entrance, quiet sleeping quarters and bonus room with microwave. Views from balcony were spectacular. Hosts Graham and Viv were exceptionally friendly and helpful. I am allergic to dogs... More 

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Thank MEEJBelmont
Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Graham and Viv knocked themselves out to accommodate us. Besides tidy, charming and comfortable rooms, the meals were outstanding, and Graham provided taxi service to assist with luggage and to enable one member to return home because of a family emergency. The view is stunning and the hosts were friendly, helpful and totally dedicated to servicing their guests. Do Not... More 

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Thank BarkerAuckland
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

My wife and I had decided to do 2 days on the Hillary Trail and Piha looked like a logical overnight stop (between Whatipu and the train station in Swanson). Staying with Graham and Viv in their B&B was a great decision: Friendly, helpful and accommodating, we enjoyed foot baths, cold drinks, a wonderful dinner and a good breakfast to... More 

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Thank 507william
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

You simply couldn't ask for better hosts than Graham and Viv. They were full of local knowledge and great conversation! Incredible location!!! Mere minutes to Karekare and Piha Beach and very secluded. Plus they lets us compare Vegemite and Marmite!

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Thank Clark W
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Viv and Graham are the perfect hosts. We spent hours talking regarding lots of things! They have a wide knowledge of the area and suggested us many walks. They were so many kind and friendly. I have no words! Regarding the accommodation, Piha Ocean Lookout it is only 5' driving to Piha Beach and has amazing views. It is a... More 

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit with Graham and Viv! They were so hospitable and I feel privileged that they shared their beautiful slice of the world with us for a night. The breakfast was delicious, including locally-sourced food. Their home has a warm, relaxing atmosphere. Everything was spotless. They are right before the road turns unpaved and gave us helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went there at the last minute....Graham was great he should use around the place and even had use drive our car to Karekare car park and give us a ride back up so we can hike down to it...the view was wonderful for breakfast and Viv was such a lovely host...would stay there again (btw cash... More 

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Additional Information about Piha Ocean Lookout

Address: 14 Log Race Road, Piha, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Piha
Number of rooms: 5
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