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Within The Bays

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Reviewed 9 February 2015

Our last stop on our roadtrip in New Zealand in jan 2015 was an exploration of the Coromandel penninsula. We booked Within the bays for 3 nights and were first of all astonished by the view over the bay from the sundeck.. However, what really...More

Thank Johan B
Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 12 February 2015

Dear Lieve and Johan, How to react on your review is really difficult: such praise is humbling. We had a great time with you and the four youngsters! Such encounters keep us young too:>) We hope to meet you again some time, maybe in Belgium!

Reviewed 31 December 2014

Our 2 nights stay with Annemarie and Hans was the best accommodation experience of our trip in NZ. Their B&B was perched high above the hills and from the balcony of our room, we were able to enjoy breathtaking views of the bays of Whitianga....More

Thank SeanNg78
Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 8 January 2015

Thank you so much for your review, so nice to read. We would like to thank you two for telling us so much about Singapore! Also thank you for the photo of the little kiwis Tweetie and Rusty with your dog Odie at the harbour!...More

Reviewed 17 December 2014

We spent 2 nights with Annemarie and Hans, and had the loveliest welcome, and felt completely at home. The hospitality was second to none, and we had most enjoyable evenings chatting over a glass of wine and delicious breakfasts. The views are probably about the...More

Thank Celia T
Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 24 December 2014

Thank you very much for this review Celia! We agree on what you wrote about the view from our place: it is beautiful and tranquil. Sitting on the deck with a glass of wine and watching the sailing boats on the blue water of Mercury...More

Reviewed 28 November 2014

We could not have ended our Holiday in New-Zealand at a better place. The views of Within the Bays B&B are amazing and the room is very comfertable. But above all, the hosts Hans and Annemarie are the nicest en most helpfull of people. We...More

Thank JSandNZ
Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 30 November 2014

Thanks so much for your review! We try to offer our guests a truly personal service and it was our pleasure to help you two with those little jobs that need to be done before the long trip back. We are looking forward to the...More

Reviewed 2 November 2014

We spent 4 days with Annemarie and Hans in early October. The room was excellent and had a great bay view. They welcomed us like members of the family. Their restaurant and sightseeing recommendations were great, our favorite being a visit to the man who...More

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Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 4 November 2014

Dear Bill, it is great to read you had such a good time in Whitianga while staying with us. We appreciate your review mentioning the children's Hobbit House and Hans' home made beer:>) Any news about your little woolen traveling companions? We'd love to hear...More

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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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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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