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Brisbane
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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing 4 night stay here and it wasn't long enough, we really didn't want to leave! The views are absolutely stunning from every room, sunrises, sunsets, changing cloud formations, boats and wildlife could easily keep you rooted to the same spot all day long! Your host, Peter, makes sure your every need is met and is an... More 

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

We were rebooked from our original intended location to Cliff Edge. I wish we would have known what Cliff Edge was like beforehand. Peter was a fabulous host. We arranged for dinner during our stay. Peter has a great knowledge of food and pairings. The dinners included local veg and proteins. Great flavors and perfectly seasoned! The room and the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful spot close to Paihia and Russell, overlooking the water. You can watch the boats go by for hours here. The night sky is just incredible - I've never seen so many stars. We stayed just one night and the room was very comfortable. The bath was lovely too.

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed June 19, 2016

We spent three nights at the Cliffs Edge and can easily say it was the highlight of our New Zealand adventure. Our room was very comfortable with a sea view of a bay that had enough activity for interest but ever so serene. Our host Peter was wonderful and so gracious. Dinner is an option here and we would recommend... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed May 15, 2016

Lovely homely place to stay with stunning views over the water. Peter, the host, will do everything possible to make your stay memorable. The food is outstanding and cooked to your taste. My partner caught fish, so Peter went out of his way to serve it up in the style we like. You will need a car there though as... More 

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yardley pa
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Reviewed May 1, 2016

This was one of the highlights of a 35 day tour, an attraction as well as a B&B. Wonderful room with full wrap-around windows, comfy bed, large modern bath, and good internet. The very large, beautiful public lounge pulled the guests out of their rooms and led to lively discussions with international guests. The open bar with wine and top... More 

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Aylesbury
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Reviewed April 7, 2016

This is a great location the views are what you dream of. Our room was very comfortable always spotless and an our host Peter gave us a lovely breakfast. We ate in once with some fellow guests and Peter is obviously an accomplished chef.

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Brenchley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 14, 2016

Back again for superb food, best views, comfortable bedrooms and a large and roomy "common" lounge where you can either chat with other guests or just enjoy a glass of wine whilst continuing to watch the boats go about their business. Peter continues to make fine dining even finer and we were lucky enough to have had him cook just... More 

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Auckland
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Reviewed March 6, 2016

Magnificent views from every part of the property. It really is on the cliff edge so nothing between you and the views. Great location - easy access to Paihia and the vehicular ferry from Opua to Russell. Peter was a very charming host and the food he cooked for us was beautiful. The perfect place to relax in, whether it's... More 

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Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

We intended to stay 3 evenings but stayed for 4, yes it's hard to find but really worth the effort! Our room had amazing sea views I don't think I would ever tire of looking at them no matter what the weather. Our last evening we watched the sail club take their boats out into the sun absolutely stunning and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cliff Edge, by the Sea provides a unique accommodation experience in NZs stunning Bay of Islands, combining the warmth and comfort of a private residence with the sophistication of a boutique hotel.The Lodge has 3 guest bedrooms and a one bedroom studio apartment.The bedrooms [approx. 4X4 mtrs]are tastefully appointed, decorated in warm neutral colors,luxurious carpets, floor to ceiling windows and silk block out silk curtains.All rooms have their own suite bathrooms with walk in showers. In addition the Waitangi room has a large jacuzzi Breakfast is included in the tariff, dinners are a relaxed 3-4 course affairs catering only for in house guests. they are optional but highly recommended.Your host Peter Meier is an accomplished chef, who in his restaurant days "Casuarina Restaurant & Country Inn" in Australias Hunter Valley wine country won many culinary awards ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cliff Edge by the Sea

Address: Richardson Road West | [ off English Bay Rd ], Opua, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Opua
Price Range: $173 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Cliff Edge by the Sea 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Sit and talk with Peter. Hr has had a full life and has great knowledge of foods and wines.”
 of 5 bubbles , Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms have private balconies.”
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“Ask for full sea view.”
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“Lower floor rooms have better views”
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