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Pioneer Waterfront Apartments

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Taihape
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had the pleasure recently of staying in these lovely apartments. From first contact via phone to our sad farewell we were treated like friends of the lovely hosts who could not do ore for us. The apartment was extremely well set up with everything possible that you would need to cook a gourmet meal.The location was perfect and an... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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122 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We took our son and family to the Bay of Islands as a treat during their visit from Sydney. We had a two bedroom end unit on the first floor with stunning views over the beach and sea. This unit had a big deck and a BBQ by the entrance. The unit is spacious, clean and well equipped. Ideal for... More 

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PioneerWfrontManager, Manager at Pioneer Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Wonderful to hear you all enjoyed your time here in the Bay of Islands and the apartment suited your needs. Obviously if we can ever assist with your accommodation needs here in Paihia in the future just let us know. Mark and Viv More 

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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We stayed here for two nights recently. The apartment was at the front, and had views out over the water. The beach is just across the road. A short 200m walk into town. We would gladly stay here again!

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Thank Nathan G
NZPioneer35S, Manager at Pioneer Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

glad you enjoyed your time here in the Bay of Islands. Obviously if we can ever help out with your accommodation needs again here in Paihia please just let us know. Mark and Viv More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We have stayed here twice and it is just home from home, really comfortable apartments kept to a high standard, in the heart of lovely Paihia overlooking the beach. Just perfect. Our thanks to Mark, Vivian, who are the also the best of the best. Don't hesitate to book!

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NZPioneer35S, Manager at Pioneer Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Glad you have enjoyed another stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Pioneer in the future. Mark and Vivienne More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
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24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Well what a lovely place to stay we stayed at the pioneer waterfront apartments for 3 nights.First night we stayed in the pool view penthouse apartment absolutly excellent apartment has everything you need to relax spa bath large bathroom bedrooms very spacious lounge and its a really cool view of the pool.Next day we moved to the pool side level... More 

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Thank laurz27
NZPioneer35S, Manager at Pioneer Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your time here at the Pioneer. It is unusual to move from apartment to apartment as we do try to arrange bookings so you are not having to change apartments but thank you for mentioning the exceptional circumstances that made the room changes necessary for your weekend away. Obviously if we can ever help again in the... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

Very spacious apartment with a big bathroom (including spa bath which was great for the kids), full kitchen, washing machine and dryer. Older style and decor could have been improved but very comfortable and everything you need. Staff were so helpful and showed us everything we needed to know even recommending fishing charters and restaurants. Wish we could have had... More 

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Thank Lauren R
PioneerWfrontManager, Manager at Pioneer Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Lauren, Great to hear you enjoyed your time here in the Bay of Islands and you found everything you needed accommodation wise here at the Pioneer. Your mention of spaciousness is one comment a number of our guests have made when comparing to other properties they have stayed in while touring New Zealand. Thanks for choosing us and if... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Our hosts were welcoming and our penthouse apartments was spotlessly clean with lovely views of the sea. We slept extremely well as the bed is so comfortable and the complex is nice and quiet. Prior to our stay Mark had booked our dolphin trip for us which saved us having to sort it out.

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Thank Polly P
PioneerWfrontManager, Manager at Pioneer Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Polly, We are really pleased you enjoyed your time in Paihia, and here at the Pioneer. Interesting you mention the Pool View has views of the sea in your room tips. Viv and I both really like the Pool View Penthouses as they do offer wide views of the Harbour. ... when we first came to the Pioneer it... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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115 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

We spent four great days in Paihia recently. Immediately on arrival Vivienne, our host, gave us a warm welcome. She was friendly, accommodating and helpful throughout. We had a ground floor apartment behind the street front row of apartments which was quiet with little noise from the bar next door which is great when you have small children sleeping. It... More 

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NZPioneer35S, Manager at Pioneer Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your time here at the Pioneer and you enjoyed the apartment. Thank you for mentioning the quietness of the apartment. It is very rare to hear anything from the restaurants either side of us or the bar Rays on the Bay two doors along to the north as the management of all of them are very responsible.... More 

Port Macquarie
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99 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

The price was right for a waterfront apartment in beautiful Paihia and I wasn't expecting too much. The apartment was beautifully presented, clean and inviting with excellent facilities.Our apartment was back from the road so didn't have a water view but was quiet and private. Free wifi was a bonus we were not expecting and it was fast and always... More 

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PioneerWfrontManager, Manager at Pioneer Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Debbie, We really appreciate you taking the time to put down your thoughts about the Pioneer and we are really pleased you found everything to your liking. As you mentioned the apartment you stayed in did not have a water view ... which means you were in one of the two Pool Side Lower Level apartments ... they are... More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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93 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

This small apt hotel offers modern, well appointed accommodation in the heart of Pahia. After a couple of weeks of B and B's, it was wonderful to spread out and have our own space. The apartment had both an open deck (with gas grill) and a glassed in sunroom from which to enjoy views of the Bay. We had a... More 

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PioneerWfrontManager, Manager at Pioneer Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Hi V K Perhaps we should be asking you to write the marketing material for the Pioneer. A very good description of the apartments and the Pioneer in general. We are glad you enjoyed your time here at the Pioneer and found the spaciousness of the apartments to your liking. Obviously if we can ever assist in the future please... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fully equipped 2 bedroom apartments in Paihia, gateway to the Bay of Islands. A home away from home as all apartments have spa baths, full kitchen, dining lounge area and patio with BBQ. On site pool and hot spa. Ticketing facilities for local tours, cruises and activities. 3 Minute walk to Paihia Village and Maritime Centre. Restaurants right next door. Your Bay of Islands home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pioneer Waterfront Apartments

Address: 44 Marsden Road, Bay Of Islands | Northland, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $138 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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