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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic stay, John made us very welcome. We had the queen room which was a lovely size and had everything you could need. Also recommend having dinner at least once whilst you stay here. Can't wait to go back when we come to New Zealand again. Would definitely recommend it to friends.

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Well what can i say ???? Thank you for your wonderful review I am so glad that we were able to make it so enjoyable for you ,it was a real pleasure looking after you both and enjoying a few laughs over dinner, and the door is always open for your next visit. ( and i did get the ironing...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights just before Christmas and were very pleased with our choice of venue. John made us feel very welcome and was keen to help us get the most out the area. The room was very well appointed and wonderfully clean, but the creme de la creme was John's cooking at breakfast, which was simply outstanding.

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi, and so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we were able to make it outstanding for you, and look forward to your return one day.

Reutlingen, Germany
Reviewed December 3, 2016

Early November we stayed two nights in the Longhouse and enjoyed the outstanding hosspitality granted by John and Mike. Both had lots of advice what to do in and around Piahia. Our room was the spacious queen room which was spotless clean and offered a lot of amenities. The wide windows overlook the garden and allow access to the deck....

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We thoroughly enjoyed looking after you while you were here. So pleased that you enjoyed the breakfasts that we take pride in. Once again thanks so much for the review and the time taken to write it. Hopefully one day you may like to return to Longhouse and the Bay Of Islands

Perth, Australia
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

We were so pleased we booked at Longhouse B&B for our short visit to Piahia and The Bay of Islands. The room was great, we chose the King/Twin. It was spotlessly clean and, for us, the bed was very comfortable. Our host, John, is a qualified chef so breakfasts were really good and if the offer is made to enjoy...

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure looking after you both. So pleased that you found the King Room and the bed very comfortable. John takes pride in his meals so really pleased for the feedback. Really pleased you had a memorable stay at Longhouse. Talita thanks you for making so much fuss of her!!!!! Once again thanks for your review and...

UK
Reviewed November 19, 2016

If you are visiting the Bay of Islands this is a perfect stay. Just outside Paihia near Haruru Falls it is in a quiet position. John and Mike are very hospitable hosts-nothing is too much trouble. Our party of 4 stayed in the King and Queen rooms which were spacious and spotlessly clean. There was an enormous selection for breakfast...

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi all and thank you for your great review, We are so glad that you enjoyed you stay with us, and sorry we could not have made the weather a little better for you, it was a real pleasure looking after you and glad the you enjoyed all that we had to offer. And we look forward to your next...

Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here over queen's birthday weekend and had a very enjoyable stay. John the host was very welcoming and a great breakfast chef. The room itself was very well presented right down to the crisp white linen. Highly recommended.

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and glad that we were able to make your weekend away that little bit more special.

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 22, 2016

For a B&B picked with the digital equivalent of a pin, we struck lucky. The longhouse is just that - it runs along the quiet roadside at the top of a steep hill up from the main road and all rooms looks out over the valley. Though as the main road is at the bottom of the valley, the road...

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. It was a pleasure looking after you whilst you were here. Really pleased you enjoyed your time in the Bay Of Islands and the additional information helped plan your days while you were here. Once again thanks for taking the time to write this review it is very...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed April 24, 2016

A beautiful location 5 minutes drive to town. Huge modern clean room and bathroom with all the extras you could need. Charming hosts with good local knowledge and a truly scrummy breakfast. Would highly recommend and stay at again.

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Really pleased you were happy with the room and the scrummy breakfasts provided. We look forward to having you stay again and thank you for the recommendation to other tripadvisor members.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 26, 2016

We had a very friendly welcome from John. He has very informative about absolutely everything. He helped us with information about the Bay of Islands boat tours, Waitangi Treaty Grounds, where to park in town, and restaurant options. We were upgraded to their larger room which was a nice surprise.

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Jess and thank you for taking the time to write this review. Really pleased you enjoyed your upgraded room. We like to give as much information as we can about the Bay Of Islands so that you are able to make an informed decision on what you are going to do in the time that you are here. Once...

Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed March 18, 2016

We stayed two nights with hosts Mike and John. Nice facility and great breakfast. Most helpful in providing local information and sites to visit. A bit out of town. We had to stop and ask for directions,

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John S, Owner at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We hope that the rest of your trip around the North Island went well. It was a pleasure looking after you at Longhouse and trust you have settled back home again after your trip to New Zealand. Kind Regards John and Mike

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A beautiful spot in the Bay of Islands, Longhouse is an idyllic place to stay to relax and unwind. We are just 3 km from bustling Paihia for all of the Bay of Islands activities. Two minutes to the amazing Haruru Falls and only ten minutes to Kerikeri. We have three rooms available to our guests. The King room with en-suite, King Size bed (can be made into a twin) is situated at one end of the house for privacy that has its own balcony and entrance. The Queen Room with En-Suite is situated at the opposite end of the house with own entrance and balcony adjoining to the main deck area. The Princess Room is a smaller room and is a shared bathroom with one other room and this has direct access on to the main deck. Delicious Full English or Continental Breakfasts are included in all of the room prices. Dinner is also available by prior arrangement. A two minute drive to Paihia to enjoy your Island Boat Trips, Russell, Waitangi Treaty Grounds and the local Golf Course or just to relax on the local beach. There are plenty of other activities available to you that the Bay Of Islands has to offer. You can explore further by driving to the Top Of New Zealand to Cape Reinga and discover the beautiful beaches en route either on your way up or on your return. With all this on your doorstep come and join us at Longhouse Bed and Breakfast. You won’t regret it. Your hosts John and Mike will look forward to welcoming guests to Longhouse Bed and Breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Longhouse Bed and Breakfast

Address: 3 Kaipatiki Rise | Haruru, Paihia 0204, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $115 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Longhouse Bed and Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Longhouse is located in a quiet cul-de-sac with almost no traffic. Hence all rooms are absolutely quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles judneuschaefer, Dec 3, 2016 | Read review
“Either King or Queen rooms”
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“Ask for the queen or king room”
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“Any of the rooms are great”
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“King Room is too good”
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