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Within The Bays

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Our first taste of New Zealand hospitatlty and it was fantastic. Annmarie and Hans made us so welcome in their beautiful home. Nothing was too much trouble, excellent breakfasts and interesting conversation over a glass of wine. Help with visiting the local area and planning...More

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Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 13 March 2018

Dear PandaWorcestershire, Thank you so much for writing this review! We really enjoyed your company and hope you'll have a splendid time in New Zealand. Kindest regards, Annemarie and Hans

Reviewed 18 February 2018

We stayed with Annemarie and Hans in December 2017 for 2 nights in their lovely home with great views across the bay. Both Hans & Annemarie were the perfect hosts and with their local knowledge we were able to make the most of our stay....More

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Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 21 February 2018

Dear lynneskelton2018, Thank you very much for your nice review! And if you ever visit Whitianga again, you are more than welcome at Within the Bays! Kindest regards, Annemarie and Hans

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Staying at the Within The Bays was a perfect start to our Kiwi holiday and into the new year 2018. Annemarie and Hans made every effort to make our stay as comfortable as possible and they gave very good advice about what places to see...More

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Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 9 January 2018

Dear Franziska and Paul, Thank you very much for your lovely review! We hope you will enjoy the rest of your holiday in our beautiful country! Kindest regards, Annemarie

Reviewed 4 January 2018

Hans and Anne-Marie welcomed us like we are family to them. After travelling around New Zealand and using hotels, this was so much better. Great - you should stay here when next in Whitianga and enjoy the hospitality.More

Thank DavidKlease
Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 6 January 2018

Dear David, thank you so much for your review. Staying in a B&B where the owners are on hand to advice on activities and local specialties is indeed a lot more fun that an anonymous hotel in a lot of cases. We are glad you...More

Reviewed 23 November 2017

My daughter and I spent 3 wonderful days staying with Annemarie & Hans. Their home is a wonderful base for exploring the area. The two rooms we had shared a "Jack & Jill" shower room, and everything was immaculate. A lot of thought has gone...More

Thank PatrickTwomey
Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 25 November 2017

Dear Patrick, Thank you very much for this review! We enjoyed your stay with us and thought you both did really well on the spinning wheel one evening. Not everybody manages to spin some yarn the old fashioned way :) Kindest regards, Annemarie and Hans

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"Your booking will be exclusive to you or your small group/family, so you will automatically get the best room..."
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"The room has a beautiful view. We loved waking up to looking over the Bay"
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"The views are amazing"
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"Rooms both are very good. Shared bathroom. Balcons. Insectscreens. Very good wifi."
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