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Marton, New Zealand
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been coming to Paihia for many years now, and there's always something new. Busby Manor phoned me while I was on the way there to check on exactly what bedding configuration we would prefer - now that's service! I had two overseas guests with me who'd never been to NZ before. They were rapt. The Busby office booked them...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Busby Manor is incredibly well located - the water is literally across the road, restaurants are a short stroll, Waitangi golf course is up the road and all the basic amenities are offered. The units are very well maintained and the staff are very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. We had a fabulous and relaxing holiday there and would highly recommend...

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NZNorthland, Manager at Busby Manor, responded to this review

Dear Chris thankyou for your review and the kind comments. I notice you have rated the sleep quality as lower than the last time you stayed here. Please could you email me on manager@busbymanor.co.nz so that we can do what is needed to address thanks for your help

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We own a week at Busby Manor and have often stayed there. Our last time was Waitangi week and it was perfect. Everything we need is there in the apt and it is so clean and comfortable. The staff are helpful too Love it.

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NZNorthland, Manager at Busby Manor, responded to this review

Dear Kathy thanks for yur kind comments and really pleasing to have you return again. Yes Waitangi is a great time to be in the Bay of Islands unfortunately the media highlights the one or two adverse protests rather than all of the families enjoying what is a totally safe and relaxed environment

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are owners at Busby Manor but have never stayed there, so when an unexpected opportunity arose, we took it. A week mid-January made a great holiday - lovely weather, beautiful surroundings (loved being next to St Paul's Church) and enough to do, as well as having time to just relax. Staff are friendly and helpful, the premises clean and...

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NZNorthland, Manager at Busby Manor, responded to this review

Dear Eddie and Annette it was great to finally meet you both. Eddie it would be great if you could post some of the photos you took during your stay on this page to give guests an idea of how the Resort now looks now that it has been refurbished.

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My parents gave my wife and I am week in their time share at Busby Manor and it was great. When we arrived, the staff were so welcoming and very happy to help. The room was very clean and tidy and cozy. The pool and spa and deck area to swim and just sit and relax. The staff were more...

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NZNorthland, Manager at Busby Manor, responded to this review

Dear Barry and Maria thank you so much for your feedback. It was great to have you staying here to celebrate getting married. Hopefully we will see you again in the future . It was great to see you out and about experiencing everything the Bay of Islands has to offer

Reviewed January 14, 2017

My family and I (6 altogether)have just spent two weeks at Busby Manor. We had a great time. Just across the road from the beach, and when it was too windy we used the pool and spa. A great setup there.The accommodation was clean and everything is well organized. The staff are great, nothing is too much trouble. They can...

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NZNorthland, Manager at Busby Manor, responded to this review

Hi Debbie and Warren it was great to have you back again and it is great to see two generations enjoying a family holiday together

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed January 12, 2017

We have just come back from a great family holiday here. The pool was great for Mr 11, Mr 9 and Miss 7 - they lived in it! Plus as a parent - I could easily watch them from a sun lounger so I was also getting a break. Lots of great activities - we went fishing off Opua Wharf...

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NZNorthland, Manager at Busby Manor, responded to this review

Emma thanks for taking the time to give such a comprehensive report. It was great to see the kids really enjoying the place.

Lewes, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 10, 2017

A real find! Perfectly located, quiet yet within 5 mins walk of the centre and literally across the road from the beach. Really well appointed apartment, spotlessly clean, cosy and comfortable - really couldn't fault any of it. The bikes, kayaks, pool and hot tub were a real bonus and we made full use of them! Both Sasha and Lara...

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NZNorthland, Manager at Busby Manor, responded to this review

I was absolutely delighted to have you mention how excellent Sacha and Lara are. They both really appreciated that you took the time to mention them in person. Thank you so much regards Sharon

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Busby Manor is a gem located across the road from the water and close to the heart of Paihia. The accommodation is well maintained and the manager Sharon is very helpful in pointing you the right way with tourist activities, restaurants or whatever. Can do lost within a short walk.

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NZNorthland, Manager at Busby Manor, responded to this review

Dear Walter thanks for taking the time to provide a review. It was great to meet you Gail and Greyson. Thanks for mentioning our location as it's a real advantage we have quite a few guests stay here without cars and they find they can access everything from here. It's also good that you can easily have a wine with...

Mudgee, Australia
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Great location, easy walk to shops and cafes. Very clean and well maintained. Staff most helpful. Despite being on the main road into Paihia, we found Busby Manor to be very quiet. The pool and spa were popular and the BBQs were well maintained. We had a one bedroom apartment with fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. Not huge in size...

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NZNorthland, Manager at Busby Manor, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I agree our 1 brm units are not huge and are ideally suited for two people with our two bedrooms suiting up to four people. Look forward to seeing you again and great to see that you are considering a return to Busby Manor

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Busby Manor

Address: 34 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Hotel Class:3 star — Busby Manor 3*
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Busby Manor Paihia, Bay Of Islands
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“Up-stairs in front is best for view. Downstairs is best for access to pool, barbecues, etc”
 of 5 bubbles Rod_Smith_001, yesterday | Read review
“Water views from all upstairs units and the middle downstairs units.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisbuckley2015, 2 days ago | Read review
“If you like to use the pool then ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles , 3 days ago | Read review
“The rooms directly facing the pool (e.g. Unit O) collect the noise.”
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  • Looking across the pool to the Bay
 of 5 bubbles 425annetteh, 5 days ago | Read review
“Talk to the staff and they will sort it for you.”
 of 5 bubbles , Jan 14, 2017 | Read review
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