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By the Bay Beachfront Apartments
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Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
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77 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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“Amazing !”
Reviewed March 31, 2013

Lovely place and very kind people . We have spent three nights there and it was unforgettable . The apartment was very well equipped , very clean and very comfortable too . We have stayed the first night in a studio apartment and we asked about the possibility of exchanging and there was no problem , Fiona has took all the suitcases and when we arrived in the evening everything was alright in the new and bigger apartment . It has all facilities including washer , dryer , oven and even a espresso machine . We didn't need to buy coffee or soap for the washer , everything was there . Fiona were always very friendly and helpful . Cleo , Fiona's little dog , is very cute and friendly too ! It is a lovely place to stay . The views are really amazing. The beach fantastic ! It is very hard to leave and in the future we intend to return .

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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fiona2244FF, Manager at By the Bay Beachfront Apartments, responded to this review, April 7, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write us such a raving review. We appreciate that you had a special stay here at By the Bay and hope that you return one day.
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Venice, Florida
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

Whilst visiting my brother and sister in law, in NZ, we took a trip to Northland and found By the Bay. What a find. We stayed 6 nights. It was perfect peace, beautifull accomodation, every little need met. We ate out at some great restaurants but also cooked out on the grill. The view was spectacular, the weather perfect and beach so close. Fiona was the perfect hostess and could not do enough for us, which I might add was very little, as everything was perfect, including all the special touches in both bathrooms and bedrooms. We are planning another visit in 2014 and will definitely be back to By the Bay.
Ken and Judith Garside.
Weddington, North Carolina, USA.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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fiona2244FF, Manager at By the Bay Beachfront Apartments, responded to this review, March 24, 2013
Thank you for the wonderful review. We are delighted that your visit was all that it should be and more. I will look forward to you coming back to stay at By the Bay Beachfront Apartments. Fiona
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Rotorua, New Zealand
2 reviews
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Reviewed March 6, 2013

We had two nights in an apartment that was set up for long staying guests and didn't want to leave. The rooms were spotlessly clean and very well appointed. Everything was perfect from the bed to the view. Only metres to a safe beach or you can sit in the spa and watch the sun go down. Beauty and spa treatments a luxurious extra. We will certainly be back for more of that! You could not ask for anything more from your accommodation. Treat yourself to a stay at By the Bay - it is worth it.

Room Tip: There are only a few apartments and all have ocean views.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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Fiona F, Manager at By the Bay Beachfront Apartments, responded to this review, March 8, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your short visit and had the time to experience our Day Spa with a massage. We look forward to you coming back again to By the Bay Beachfront Apartments at Coopers Beach.
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Reviewed January 30, 2013

We stayed 3 nights in a one bedroom apartment. The room was perfect with an amazing view of the beach. The manager of by the bay apartments was very friendly and helpful. Our overall experience was excellent, I would definitely recommend this accommodation to others and will be back for longer next time.

The apartment also has a beauty therapy room offering fantastic massages while you listen to the waves crashing (very relaxing).

There is free use of kayaks, life jackets and spa.

A very pleasant stay... Thank you

  • Stayed January 2013
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Fiona F, Manager at By the Bay Beachfront Apartments, responded to this review, February 1, 2013
Thank you for your wonderful review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay at By the Bay and hopefully you can come back and stay longer next time.
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Coolangatta, Australia
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Reviewed January 18, 2013

We returned to Doubtless Bay for our 31st wedding anniversary, this time to more luxurious accomodation. 'By the Bay' was just perfect for us. The view over the bay, the waterfront access, a choice of restaurants just round the corner or self catering in the apartment - there was everything we were looking for. The apartment TV and wi-fi were modern - a tech-head like me was in his element. Fiona was a perfect hostess. If we lived closer we'd be back more often than every 31 years.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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fiona2244FF, Manager at By the Bay Beachfront Apartments, responded to this review, January 20, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. It is nice to receive good reviews like yours. I am glad you enjoyed your visit back to Doubtless Bay 31 years later. Lets hope we see you again in the near future.
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Queenstown, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed November 26, 2012

Thank you so much for making our honeymoon that extra bit special.
this was a great place to stay, service is excellent with lots of attention to detail. great location - BEACH FRONT. loved having the beach 10 seconds away, spa 2 secs, use of kayaks, surfboards, boogie boards etc, great local advice, friendly service, great massage... the list is endless. we will be back for sure! love this place and would recommend highly.
Thanks Fiona and By The Bay!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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fiona2244FF, Manager at By the Bay Beachfront Apartments, responded to this review, November 28, 2012
Hey guys thanks for a great review. We are so glad you enjoyed your honeymoon at By the Bay and hope it was as memorable as the wedding day. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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San Diego, California
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

They let us check in early and they gave a a nice room at a great price. The front desk staff treated us like a four star hotel would treat you. The housekeeping staff were excellent too. Breakfast was good also. Great location!!

Room Tip: Rooms without a view are fine since you are walking distance to view the bridge.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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fiona2244FF, Manager at By the Bay Beachfront Apartments, responded to this review, November 8, 2012
Thank you for giving us an excellent review. We take pride in offering our guests the best service and glad that you enjoyed your visit to By the Bay. We look forward to seeing you back here again soon. Fiona
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Property: By the Bay Beachfront Apartments
Address: 16 Braemar Avenue, Coopers Beach, Mangonui 0420, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Mangonui > Coopers Beach
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Specialty Lodging in Coopers Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — By the Bay Beachfront Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
By the Bay Beachfront Apartments is absolute oceanfront setting with 3 large self contained apartments and 1self contained studio, can sleep up to 20 guests in total. Private access to the beach. Continental or cooked breakfasts available. Wifi, Cable TV and DVDs. Spa pool overlooking ocean and kayaks for guests to use. BBQs in a garden setting. You will think you are in paradise. ... more   less 
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