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Anchor House

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We are owner operators who have been in the hospitality and tourism industry for over twenty years. We have three quality self-contained studio units. Two have queen sized beds and one has 2 single beds. Each has a bathroom ensuite. We are in a lovely, quiet location with sea views and a two minute walk to the beach. Paihia town centre is a 2 minute drive away, or 20 minute walk. Situated within close proximity to all tourist attractions, we are also happy to give advice about how to make the most of your time in the Bay of Islands.
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Free parking
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Highchairs available
Non-smoking hotel
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Catherine D wrote a review Feb 2019
Ottawa, Canada27 contributions19 helpful votes
Just had 2 nights at this very welcoming spot in Paihia. The hosts , Elaine & Jim , are wonderful to guests, who are basically staying in their home. Very helpful about where to go, to do and to eat. We chose one of their recommendations, Green’s, and it was fantastic. Thai/Indian dishes and excel,ent. We also walked back to the residence along the beach at low tide. The unit is comfortable and quiet, and the breakfast was perfect. Would certainly stay here again or recommend it to friends.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Manathan D wrote a review Mar 2018
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Enjoyed the pleasant and interesting host couple were super helpful about places to go and what to do. Convenient (by car) to the nearby sights and coast. It was still chilly so we didn't use the porch but it looked quite nice.
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Ann F wrote a review Mar 2018
Mandurah, Australia10 contributions3 helpful votes
Whilst in New Zealand visiting the Bay of Islands is a must. We discovered Anchor House on line and pre booked on line. Our hosts Elaine and Jim are just fabulous. Our studio apartment is just perfect, clean, well appointed with our own private out door area. We have sea views, close proximity to all tourists outlets, free wi fi, excellent options for cooking plus a guest barbecue.
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Date of stay: March 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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foreverdancer wrote a review Jan 2018
Townsville, Australia5 contributions
Anchor House is a beautiful spot with sea views and very clean, comfortable units. It is set a few minutes of the main street of Paihia which was fabulous for us, much quieter than central Paihia appeared to be. We were here for 2 nights and would certainly stay again.
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Date of stay: December 2017
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Manxman1957 wrote a review Nov 2017
Glaisdale, United Kingdom79 contributions30 helpful votes
This is the second day of our weeks holiday, and we already feel compelled to write a review. I think what has pleased us the most are our hosts, Elaine and Jim, who really cannot do enough to make you feel welcome and at home - home made cake even arrived this morning! The apartment is very well appointed, clean and comfortable, with a sea view out into the bay. The town of Paihia is a good walk away, so easier to drive, or in our case ride. We would highly recommend Anchor House to anyone. Thank you Elanine and Jim.
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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MitziWillow wrote a review Mar 2017
Bournemouth, United Kingdom7 contributions
How to describe Anchor House in one word? -Fantastic! Beautifully located, stunning views with clean and cosy accommodation. Hosts were phenomenal, welcoming and incredibly friendly. I had originally planned to visit Paihai with my cousin but unfortunately his plans changed and he flew home early. I dealt mainly with Elaine who was so lovely and caring. She was extremely helpful when it came to arranging transport, she even made sure that the tour I had booked for the second day picked me up from nearby. This was so that I did not have to walk in to town on my own in the early hours. I feel that she went above and beyond to make my time in Paihia as relaxing and memorable as possible. I can't rate this B&B highly enough. My only regret is that I did not stay there longer! Thanks again for a wonderful stay.
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Date of stay: February 2017
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Trip type: Travelled solo
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Darryn D wrote a review Jan 2017
Paraparaumu, New Zealand10 contributions6 helpful votes
The unit was excellent, comfortable and spotless and we were guttered that we couldn't stay longer Amazing friendly host are Elaine and Jim Elaine even offered to drive us over the hill to town the next morning but we adventured around the foreshore instead (great scenic walk to town and would recommend to others) We would have stayed longer but could only book one night as their units were already pre booked out the following night and now I see why They were so accommodating and even let us to store our riding gear and motorbike that next day while we out explored Paihia
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Date of stay: January 2017
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Joy B wrote a review Feb 2016
Preston, United Kingdom11 contributions5 helpful votes
This B & B was recommended to us by some other travellers. It's has a lovely lookout to the ocean and is equipped with all you need. Hosts are lovely and welcoming and provide a continental style breakfast in your room.
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Date of stay: February 2016
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sjm733 wrote a review Feb 2016
Northland Region, New Zealand6 contributions
we have stayed in this B &B quite a few times now,which was recommended by Auckland friends,so have come to know the hosts, Elaine and Jim, very well. we travel up to PAihIa a lot through the summer months,so we book ahead for 6 months at a time,and they are always ready for us to arrive,and greet us like old friends.
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Date of stay: February 2016
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birgitcz wrote a review Jan 2016
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom21 contributions6 helpful votes
We had a great stay at the Anchor House made even better by the kindness of the hosts Elaine and Jim. The room was very comfortable and clean. The town of Paihia is a short walk away either along the road or along the beach when the tide is out. There is a lovely beach just across the road which is very quiet and it seems mainly used by the locals. A perfect spot to relax and we would definitely stay again.
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Date of stay: January 2016
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Frequently Asked Questions about Anchor House
Which popular attractions are close to Anchor House?
Nearby attractions include St Paul's Anglican Church (1.2 km), Sandpit Poolroom & Bar (1.0 km), and Salt Water Bar (1.0 km).
Which room amenities are available at Anchor House?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Anchor House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Anchor House?
Conveniently located restaurants include JFC Paihia, El Cafe, and Tipsy Oyster.
Are there any historical sites close to Anchor House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Pompallier Mission and Printery (3.9 km), Waitangi Treaty Grounds (2.9 km), and Flagstaff Hill (4.8 km).