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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fantastic views”(7 reviews)
“peace and quiet”(2 reviews)
“double bed”(2 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Breakfast included
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

The view from our apartment was outstanding, looking down on Paihia and across the bay. It was very clean and Jo and her partner were lovely and very helpful. Bed was comfortable, fans were provided, but the shower was not great and the apartment was...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here after driving up from Auckland to attend a friends wedding. It’s out of town (Paihia that is) but we enjoyed the walk from here to Paihia just under 3km, or they have taxi service cards in the office, Jan the lady who greeted...More

1  Thank Damian L
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at The Retreat while we were in Paihia for a wedding. Jo and Marcel, the owners, are two of the nicest people you could meet and their spot overlooking the water is so peaceful and relaxing, I had some of the best night’s’...More

1  Thank chatelaine76
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights and were really looking forward to a rest after our travelling. Jo and Marcel were very helpful and informative. The Retreat obviously depends on its views as the accommodation and grounds are in need of an upgrade and are...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

This location is a little out of town and really needs a car as there are some steep hills. The accommodation was clean and comfortable but a bit tired. Also some cleaning up of the grounds would help as there was an old plastic swinging...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
$54 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$54 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Ask for a bay view room"
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"Room 8 is excellent."
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"Unit 8 was situated up higher still than some of the others and surrounded in bush. We would choose this one..."
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"I don't think any of their rooms would be unacceptable... as they all have beach views."
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