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At The Beach B&B
Ranked #18 of 21 Paihia B&B and Inns
Reviewed March 19, 2013

Imagine waking up to the sound of waves lapping on a sandy beach inviting you to a swim before breakfast. And Jane's good company and her wonderful breakfast on the balcony of this perfect B&B with stunning views of the Bay of Islands.
This was our last b&b stay in NZ and the memory of it keeps us warm in our cold Danish winter. Thank you Jane
Søren and Agnete

Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Jane B, Owner at At The Beach B&B, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2013

Agnete and Soren, it should be us thanking you! Your enthusiasm for the beach was inspiring - and encouraged me not to miss a single day in the water myself! You are a lovely couple - we loved meeting you and sharing some stories together. NZ is a better place for your visit. May springtime come soon for you in Denmark!

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Reviewed February 1, 2013

We spent 4 wonderful days here and were looked after fabulously by Jane, Doug and Alice. Awesome sea views, spacious rooms, large kitchen dining area, large modern bathroom, air conditioning, and a really comfy kingsize bed... not to mention the delicious cooked breakfasts every morning. Jane is a fabulous host who has every detail covered in this delightful, self-contained B&B, and ensures your privacy is paramount. Cannot recommend more highly... we will definitely be back!

  • Stayed: January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Dave_Barb32
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Reviewed January 22, 2013

Totally fulfilled our need for a mini breakaway from family. Peaceful, private & quiet, stunning views, but not too far from the town. Lovely, friendly hosts who served us delicious breakfasts whilst we were spoilt with the magnificent view out over the bay. SO easy to relax and enjoy. Clean and cosy bedroom with large kitchen, living areas with access to a small courtyard and gardens, leading to a pathway access to the beach. Perfect place to recharge, we'll be back !.

Room Tip: Both units ideal
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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Sarah D
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Reviewed January 21, 2013

Thankyou Jane and Doug for a wonderful stay in Paihia at your B&B!
The view from the bedroom and breakfast balcony is hands down the best view of the Bay in Paihia! Weather was perfect and Jane and Doug were so welcoming! do hope to return again soon! Many Thanks!

  • Stayed: January 2013
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Thank AdelaideTraveller4
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Reviewed December 9, 2012

Had a lovely time staying At the Beach. Fantastic views, great accommodation, friendly hosts, and yummy breakfasts.
Will certainly be staying again - the view from the huge picture window in the bedroom is worth the trip :)

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with family
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Thank SharonandSean
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Reviewed November 28, 2012

A wonderful start to our great Kiwi road trip; our Yachtview apartment was spacious with stunning views of the sunrise, a supremely comfortable bed, modern bathroom, kitchen facilities if required and a very warm welcome from Jane with tea and home-baking. Excellent breakfasts served in the sun-room overlooking the Bay, great advice on local restaurants, we enjoyed the walk along the beach to the village and preferred to be on the edge of Paihia as it was quiet and peaceful.
Thank you Jane and Doug, we hope to be back.... Fern & Charles

Room Tip: Yachtview has amazing views of the sunrise and you can sit in the garden, Beachview has its own litt...
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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Fern D
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Reviewed June 11, 2012

Stayed here from June 5 for 3 nights and it was just great in every way.

The view from the room was amazing as it was when we dined in the main house for Breakfast each morning.

The room we had was like a small apartment in effect. Massive king bed, spacious bathroom, kitchen facilities with dining table and a wee room with a couch for relaxing as well. Very warm and comfortable.

The breakfasts each morning were exceptional, tasty, plentiful and fresh - you have to try the black pudding and also the jams were home made with fruit from the garden.

The location is a little out of the main part of Paihia, not an issue for us as it was exceptionally peaceful. It is only 2 minutes drive to town though and you could walk there via the beach (we didnt as unfortunately the weather was not really conducive to this)

The hosts were very friendly too and when we left we received some freshly made cakes. Lovely stuff.

Overall - exceptional value for money

Room Tip: Yacht View is brilliant, great view and loads of space
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  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about At The Beach B&B

Address: 1A Seaview Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Amenities:
Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 21 B&Bs / Inns in Paihia
Price Range: $90 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
You have perhaps found the best kept Bed and Breakfast accommodation secret in the Bay of Islands……At The Beach B & B in Paihia offers two accommodation options, both with superb sea views. The spacious Yachtview Unit is fully self-contained with kitchenette (sleeps up to 4) while Beachview is a well-appointed ensuite room with kingsize(or twin)bed, fridge, tea and coffee facilities, and a sunny patio. Your hosts Jane and Doug serve a full breakfast including free range eggs and local preserves, either in the sunny breakfast room overlooking the Bay or in the peace and tranquillity of your own accommodation. You choose. ... more   less 
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At The Beach B&B Paihia, Bay Of Islands

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