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Within The Bays

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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Not sure how this place made it into the lonely planet guide and fellow TripAdvisor travellers come to their good ratings. The room is a 10sq meter small with a tiny terrace which never sees the sun. The dare to charge for that mouse trap...More

Thank valgella
Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 25 April 2017

Wow! Our first negative review in 10 years! Dear Valgella, From your comments we understand that you may not be familiar with the concept "B&B". When you arrived at our house you were informed that except for the kitchen and our own bedroom, we share...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

We stayed at Within the Bays for two nights, and it proved to be the perfect base for exploring the stunning Coromandel Peninsula. As soon as we drove up to the B&B, the hosts Hans and Annemarie came out to greet us and make us...More

Thank Vicky v
Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 5 April 2017

Dear Vicky v, It was our pleasure to have you and your family at our place. It is for us always nice to see children so happy with the toys and in the Hobbit Hole. As you know: happy children, relaxed parents:>) We would love...More

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We just could not fault this wonderful B&B. Our hosts had thought of every detail and were so very friendly. The location overlooking the bay is stunning. We were made to feel so welcome and in the evening we spent many a happy hour in...More

Thank Peter M
Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 31 January 2017

Dear Peter M, we too enjoyed your stay with us and many thanks for giving us 5 stars! Kindest regards, Annemarie and Hans

Reviewed 23 January 2017

Annemarie and Hans are warm, outstanding, intelligent and very educated hosts. Never a dull moment. Willing to share their lovely house, homemade beer, wine and stories. They have contact with many peoples and organisations all over the region and know the places to be. Fine...More

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Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 26 January 2017

Dear Doortje 2017, Thank you very much for your positive review! We loved having you and your family here and enjoyed our conversations too! If you ever decide on another holiday in beautiful New Zealand, we would love hosting you again! Kindest regards, Annemarie and...More

Reviewed 16 January 2017

Annemarie and Hans were outstanding hosts and ensured we had an extremely enjoyable and memorable 3-night stay in their beautiful home. Lots of little extras including Annemarie's hors d'oeuvres and Hans' excellent homemade beer. Annemarie & Hans also helped plan our activities and made bookings...More

Thank Ian T
Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 18 January 2017

Dear Ian, Thank you very much for your review. Nice to know you loved our "nibbles" and beer. We are indeed lucky to live in such a beautiful place that we can share with guests from all over the world. Kind regards, Annemarie and Hans

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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