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Swallows Nest Accommodation

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“excellent hosts”(2 reviews)
“boat trip”(2 reviews)
“full kitchen”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed December 9, 2017

Location of this apartment is nice, overlooking the bay and away from main roads and hustle and bustle of the town. Apartment itself is large enough and very comfortable for 2 people. I didn't see any additional bedding so I guess it's most suitable for...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2017

Warm welcome from Janet who had laid out tea cups and homemade muffins for us. The accommodation was a good size, with a fully equipped kitchen and plenty of seating inside and out. The views are as amazing as all the photos suggest. We enjoyed...More

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Response from Janet-Jim P, Owner at Swallows Nest AccommodationResponded April 28, 2017

We are so pleased you enjoyed your time in Paihia, your boat trip out on the Bay, and the tea cakes. The stroll into town is easy with a little more effort on the up-hill return. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time...More

Reviewed April 6, 2017

We stayed for almost a week (1-7/4/17) during which time most of N Island had torrential rain and some parts had floods. Despite that, we had a wonderful time. Our hosts Janet and Jim could not have been more helpful, and the views from the...More

Thank ChrisMitchell_13
Response from Janet-Jim P, Owner at Swallows Nest AccommodationResponded April 28, 2017

Hi Chris, Thank you for your review and we were pleased that the 'moist' days did not affect your enjoyment of the 'Bay-of-Islands'. We do try to have a direct line to the weather gods but sometimes the messages get delayed.!! New Zealand will always...More

Reviewed April 4, 2017

Fabulous start to our NZ tour.The owner,Jim, going the extra mile when we left the passports behind!He very kindly forwarded them onto a future stop on our tour. Also very helpful with advice and suggestions of things to do and booked us onto a boat...More

Thank hfsheir
Response from Janet-Jim P, Owner at Swallows Nest AccommodationResponded April 28, 2017

We are pleased we were able to connect you with your passports again and hope you were able to enjoy New Zealand and everything it has to offer the International traveller.

Reviewed March 2, 2017

Located a 10 min. walk from the hustle and bustle of main street Paihia, Swallows nest is a perfect place to come home to after a busy day. Very clean,full ground floor apartment, separate bedroom, full kitchen, sitting inside and outside with view of Opua...More

Thank Peter H
Response from Janet-Jim P, Owner at Swallows Nest AccommodationResponded April 28, 2017

Hi Peter, so pleased we were able to make some suggestions to you for your time in Paihia and the harbour views to Opua will always be there, maybe for a return visit.

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Beachfront
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Free Parking
Concierge
Self-Serve Laundry
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Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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$101 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
$101 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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