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Caloundra, Australia
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96 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed four wonderful days at Absolute Bliss, Marilyn was the Host who was great hospitable and had a amazing local knowledge and booked on us on many tours If we had not had this information we would not have known about these trips., This is a wonderful location and we cannot wait to return soon Walking distance to many... More 

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Thank rosemaryc438
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Rosemary, Thank you for another great review on your recent stay at Absolute Bliss. I loved having you and Murray return ,and enjoyed sharing a wine on the deck in the Beautiful sunshine .Absolute Bliss does have amazing views and is in a wonderful situation surrounded by native bush and birds singing. Am thrilled your tours were so good... More 

Rockingham, Australia
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I love this place and would highly recommend it to anyone who is wanting a wonderful place to stay in the Bay of Islands. Don't be scared off by the steep driveway - the views are well worth it. The host is amazing and just makes you feel right at home. I have stayed here several times and just never... More 

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Thank DERYS_1981
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Derys,,thank you for writing a review on your stay here again at Absolute Bliss . It always gives me great pleasure in having guests return ,and I am happy that you still had a wonderful time .The views are even better now since having some trees trimmed. Am really looking forward to next hear when I can meet up... More 

Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Truly wonderful accommodation - modern, spacious with amazing views - and only a 5 minute walk to the waterfront, pier, restaurants etc. Only wished we had more time to chill on the balcony which overlooked the bay..next time....

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Thank Monty2230
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Monty,thank you for your surprise and wonderful review of your recent stay at Absolute.Bliss. I am delighted you had a wonderful stay and happy to have met your expectations. I loved meeting you both and look forward to when you can return. Kind regards Marilyn More 

United States
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Just got back from our 2-night stay at Absolute Bliss. Location is perfect as it's just a short 8 minute walk to town centre but secluded enough to be away from the main crowd. It's got a beautiful deck overlooking Paihia town. But what made the great difference is the lovely host, Marilyn! She made sure everything is well taken... More 

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Thank WarySalesman
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Dear J &J Thank you for your unexpected comments on Absolute Bliss. It was my delight and pleasure to welcome you as guests and leave as friends. I loved hosting you and getting to know you over breakfast whist staying upstairs with me in my bed and Breakfast Room. The first morning you left very early on your Cape Reinga... More 

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We stayed for a week in the Absolute Bliss apartments to use as a base for exploring Northland. The apartments are really lovely and have both been recently decorated so they're nicer than the photos online. Marilyn is always on hand for advice or recommendations and she really takes care of her guests. You have all the facilities you need... More 

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MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Dear John and Yuzhno, Thank you for your review of Absolute Bliss after your recent week long stay with me. I really do appreciate your comments,and love the surprise of a review that you have taken the time to write and I will update the photos soon,after refurbishing. Am glad you were able to enjoy the great weather,beautiful surroundings and... More 

Yorkshire, England
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Having spent a number of weeks exploring the North Island we wanted a few days of relaxation before the long journey home. We we so lucky to have found Absolute Bliss. We had the bed and breakfast accommodation which was spacious (and has a very comfy bed). Marilyn was great for lovely chats and a good cup of tea! The... More 

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1 Thank Yorshiretravelbug
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Hello my Yorkshire Friends, Thank you for your wonderful surprise review of your stay with me at Absolute Bliss. It was my pleasure to meet and host you and I am happy you had a wonderful stay and I know how much you enjoyed the deck with its fabulous views across to Russell,and a bonus choosing the Bed and Breakfast... More 

Lethbridge, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

We had a wonderful relaxing stay, the lovely apartment was quiet, peaceful and very close to all amenities. The view was terrific from the large balcony. Marilyn was a great and friendly host. And.... Yes the driveway is a bit daunting at first. Kathy and John

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Thank Kathleen R
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Kathy and John, Great to see you have written a lovely review which I appreciate you doing. I do so love welcoming my guests from around the world,and helping to make your stay memorable. It was great for you to have such wonderful hot weather when it is cold at this time in. Canada. I look forward to your... More 

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36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Was lucky enough to spend 5 blissfull days/nights at "absolute bliss" Paihia, for the second time....our kids thought we were mad going back as there are so many wonderful places to stay on the bay of islands however we loved it last year so went back. We werent dissapointed As soon as we arrived we knew why we had decided... More 

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Thank RandJd
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Russell and Janice, Thank you as repeat guests for a wonderful unexpected review of Absolute Bliss,where I do so appreciate your kind words and actual real description of your experience again. I always aim to please and exceed guests expectation ,but you have exceeded mine ,to write a review of your recent experience. May you enjoy the rest of... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

These apartments live up to their name. Wonderfully appointed, with balcony which has excellent views of the bay of islands. Marilyn our host has thought of everything will visit again. Highly recommended. Dave and Dawn Barrett.

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Thank David B
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Hi David and. Dawn,thank you for your wonderful review of Absolute Bliss,which I do appreciate you taking the time to do whilst you are still on vacation . Hope you and your family enjoyed a wonderful Christmas together. Really look forward to welcoming you back any time in the future . kind regards Marilyn More 

Sydney
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

A very relaxing stay. Very quiet, close to all amenities, driveway a bit daunting when we first saw it as it appeared very steep but quite OK once we had driven in. Definitely would come back again. Marilyn our host was very helpful and informative.

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Thank granite53
MARILYN K, Owner at Absolute Bliss Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Granite, Thank you very much for taking the time to do a review on your stay at Absolute Bliss.. It was my pleasure to have met and helped to make your stay enjoyable,and I look forward to your return .I now have lots of. Sets of Golf clubs for my guests to use . Kind regards Marilyn More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two Apartments on one level of this multi level home,set up high to get the wonderful views.and One Bed and Breakfast Room located upstairs in owners home. in Central Paihia,located a few minutes walk to restaurants, cafes, beach, shops and the wharf in Paihia.Easy access with a central Lift,or easy stairs The house has 3 levels and 2 huge surround balconies with magnificent Sea views across to Russell, and surrounded by native bush. Water views from inside and outside, house north facing. Every Room has a King bed,and Ensuite Bathroom and there is 1 single bed available.All rooms have an option of Breakfast,but is Complimentary in the Bed and Breakfast Room.Plenty of Safe off street parking at top of drive up Free Wifi,and Laundry available for Guests.All Rooms have access to Bbq,s,and outdoor living on surround Balconies to enjoy the stunning Sea views. Air-Condtioning/Heat Pump,Complimentary Tea and Coffee,and Bathroom amenities,Bathrobes,,Multi channel Tv,and Apartments have well equipped Kitchenettes. Tour desk and assistance available by experienced hostess. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Absolute Bliss Apartments

Address: 24 Joyces Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $87 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Absolute Bliss Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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Absolute Bliss Apartments Paihia, Bay Of Islands
Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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