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Shoal Bay Estate, Great Barrier Island

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely home, great welcome and dinner. Breakfast delicious. We'll be back again sometime. Brilliant having the rental car available and waiting at the airport. Room very spacious and fabulous deck to sit on and watch the sun go down

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never stayed in a B&B before, so I wasn't too sure what to expect. However, the whole experience was lovely and pleasant. Friendly and warm hosts, very neat, cozy & clean house and rooms. Wanted to take my mother on a holiday who had just flown into the country. I wanted to take her somewhere outside of AKL... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fabulous place to escape to for our 50th. We had such a lovely time, the setting was perfect - great weather, plenty to explore, excellent accommodation to relax at... Val & Francis were just wonderful hosts - so friendly & welcoming and kept us well fed (loved the sticky date pud!!) Such happy memories have been created from... More 

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2 Thank Carol S
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From start to finish a great weekend ,with hosts Val and Francis really busy making sure all guests get the most out of their wonderfull paradise. A must stay for any family or couple.Thanks again,now to get my diet going after lovely meals.

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1 Thank jcchaney
Ubud, Indonesia
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've just returned from a wonderful relaxed weekend with Val and Francis at Shoal Bay Estate. We booked a winter package deal which included return flights, 2 nights accomodation, transfers, car hire and breakfast for $600. Our room was warm, clean and spacious and great value for money. The views were incredible too! We arrived about 6pm on the Friday... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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179 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

This was one of the spur of the moment bookings and we are so glad we did it. Val and Francis are fantastic hosts, we spent the day doing the walking tracks and came back to a warm friendly atmosphere. Val is a great cook and we had dinner on our first night with others that had also booked in... More 

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1 Thank KiwiMaiTai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Val and Francis were extraordinary hosts. Comfortable (& warm) accommodation - topped off with great food and hospitality. Val went above and beyond to help us with a problem we had with our flight - her local connections came through. We were blown away by the level of service. As hosts Val and Francis were perfect for us. Friendly and... More 

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1 Thank Hamish M
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The Shoal Bay Estate is situated at the southern end of Tryphena harbour, an idyllic spot set in a lovely bay. Val and Francis were welcoming with good kiwi hospitality. We got this through Grab-one and was good value.

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Waikato Region, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We had an incredible two night stay. Val and Fracis were great hosts and we had beautiful breakfasts both mornings. Loved sitting round the table conversing with the other guests as well as sitting by the fire to watch the rugby. The room was beautiful and we slept soundly each night?

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Stayed for the weekend after getting a deal on grabone. Val and Francis were good host with good knowledge of the island and suitable activities for the kids. The kids loved the chickens, cow, sandpit and toys. The contact with Val before we arrived was great with our tickets being booked with Barrier Air. The car hired out was able... More 

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  • Free Parking
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Shoal Bay Estate, Great Barrier Island

Address: Shoal Bay, Tryphena, Great Barrier Island, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Great Barrier Island > Tryphena
Number of rooms: 7
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Shoal Bay Estate, Great Barrier Island Tryphena, New Zealand
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