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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Within walking distance if city center, this unusual layout provides lots of uncluttered communal space and great modern design, beautiful woods and clean as a whistle rooms. Proprietor Karen was congenial and helpful. A serve-yourself simple but healthy breakfast in a spacious and handsome kitchen. Terrific fresh fish restaurants on the nearby marina.

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Thank DebS6139
pilgrimplanet, Owner at Pilgrim Planet, responded to this review

Hi Debbie, It was great to have you stay with us and thanks for your kind remarks. I'm also glad you found things to do around town and enjoyed visiting local scenic spots. Best wishes to and Mark as you continue your holiday in New Zealand. Kind regards, Karen More 

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Located in a quiet location where you can enjoy a late night slee after a long drive. Short driving distance to Whangarei city central, harbour, My partner and I drove up to Russell from Auckland then back to Whangarei for a night. A home like accommodation, spacious living room with a 50" curved Samsung TV, super clean kitchen, lovely backyard... More 

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Thank Hung B
pilgrimplanet, Owner at Pilgrim Planet, responded to this review

Greetings Hung B, thank you for your review which was very kind. It was a great to have you both stay and enjoy Northland. Kind regards, Karen More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We found this purpose built bed and breakfast accommodation very welcoming and comfortable. There's lots of parking and a large kitchen and excellent breakfast, Mike and Karen could not do enough for us, and were very helpful with a car break-down. This accommodation is not listed on internet booking agencies, so you will have to contact them direct through phone... More 

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1 Thank Juliet H
pilgrimplanet, Owner at Pilgrim Planet, responded to this review

Hi Juliet, Thanks for writing so warmly about your stay. We are actually online with a number of booking agencies but will increase this number. Our website is www.pilgrimplanet@xtra.co.nz. I hope the rest of your trip throughout NZ was wonderful. Best wishes. More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Karen and Michael were lovely, caring hosts who looked after me perfectly. I was travelling alone and they were kind enough to include me in their evening. Michael had a fascinating collection of old books, radios and sewing machines, one if which he allowed me to examine. Items for breakfast were available in the guest's kitchen. The B&B was within... More 

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2 Thank 780Barbara
pilgrimplanet, Owner at Pilgrim Planet, responded to this review

Hi Barbara, I must apologise for slowness in replying to your review. Guests like you who are quite adventuresome and interested in discovering new things, are a delight to host. We appreciate your thoughtful comments and wish you good luck with further travels. More 

Canton of Bern, Switzerland
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Pilgrim Planet for 1 night during our 3 month bicycle trip all over NZ. Friendly welcome, simple but very clean and spacious room where we were allowed to take our bikes into. Thoughtful details (enough hooks, soap dispenser etc.) in the bathroom. Big comfortable livingroom and fully equipped kitchen free to guest's use. Breakfast... More 

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2 Thank SpinThatGlobe
pilgrimplanet, Owner at Pilgrim Planet, responded to this review

We are impressed you finished your epic bike trip as NZ has plenty of hills! Thank you for a generous review, it was nice meeting you both. More 

Monchweiler, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed a lot our stay with Karen and Michael. They are really nice and respektful people and good hosts:-) The room was nice, the bathroom was spacious and new refurnished, all is very clean. We found the lounge and the beatyfull kitchen so wonderful, we had some really nice meetings there and meet wonderful people. Only quality products were... More 

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1 Thank Christiane S
pilgrimplanet, Owner at Pilgrim Planet, responded to this review

Thank you, Frank and Christiane for a very thoughtful review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we loved having you, and discussing different things! May the remainder of your holiday in NZ be very enjoyable. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Thank you Mike and Karen for a very comfortable stay. As on previous visits, we were travelling with two other couples and found your accommodation perfect for socializing in the shared lounge, enormous well equipped kitchen, and relaxing on the sunny deck area. We will definitely return - as we have in the past - Can't beat this lovely home... More 

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1 Thank 1Jonesy1
pilgrimplanet, Owner at Pilgrim Planet, responded to this review

We are pleased our place was so suitable for you and your friends during your visit to Whangarei. Thanks for taking the time to post your comments and hope to see all again. More 

Auckland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

My wife and I have stayed at several B&Bs, with Pilgrim Planet being most memorable. Michael & Karen were wonderfully welcoming hosts. Their B&B was purpose built by them; the layout is thoughtful - a large family home with both privacy and public spaces, all the rooms have on-suites. Of particular interest is the recycled Kauri and other native timbers... More 

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1 Thank Ron A
pilgrimplanet, Owner at Pilgrim Planet, responded to this review

I recognised in you a person who enjoys working with wood. Best wishes with your next project! Thank you for the generous review. More 

Dannevirke, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We stayed at Pilgrim Planet for for just the one night during our travels. It has a warm and welcoming atmosphere. It is very comfortable, spacious, and immaculately presented. I found the hosts, Michael and Karen, both to be very friendly and considerate people with a great sense of humor. Michael has a great knowledge of local history and attractions.... More 

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1 Thank PadresHoney
pilgrimplanet, Owner at Pilgrim Planet, responded to this review

Thank you staying with us during your travel in the north. We appreciate your comments, best wishes. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We have stayed at Pilgrim Planet regularly over the past three years - most recently last week. The rooms are modern and well equipped. We like the combination of the privacy of our own room and bathroom, combined with the opportunity to socialise with other guests in the spacious common areas (kitchen, lounge areas and courtyard). We've has some great... More 

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pilgrimplanet, Manager at Pilgrim Planet, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments! We look forward to seeing you next time ... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a B&B guesthouse in central Whangarei offering modern accommodation. Full kitchen available plus we are only a few minutes' walk to Whangarei shops, restaurants and the Town Basin. Easy access to the north for day activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pilgrim Planet

Address: 63 Hatea Drive, Whangarei, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Hotel Class:3 star — Pilgrim Planet 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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