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Within The Bays

90 reviews
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“homemade beer”(6 reviews)
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Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 24 January 2013

Hans and Annemarie share their home with their guests. They are perfect hosts. Within the Bays has a very high standard of accommodation and a wonderful view from the lounge and bedroom. Breakfast served on the balcony was enhanced by the view and Hans's homemade...More

Thank Peter H
Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 26 January 2013

Thank you very much! I hope Pat has found a nice group of ladies (with maybe the occasional gentleman) to perfect her wool spinning! Kindest regards, Annemarie

Reviewed 16 January 2013

We stayed for 5 days at Within the Bays and despite the rain, our stay was very enjoyable because of Annemarie & Hans. Good conversation, excellent home brewed beer, wonderful view and extremely helpful - they were the perfect hosts. The dialup connection wasn't helpful,...More

Thank Marius-Hanganu
Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 17 January 2013

Thanks very much Marius! It's a pity we can't control the rain so we do our best to make everything else as pleasant as possible for our guests. Also a big thank you for introducing us to that intelligent and artful game of Dixit: no...More

Reviewed 13 January 2013

We planned our holiday in New Zealand well in advance and did a very thorough research of all options available in Coromandel. We finally went for for the best view possible, comfortable 5 star accommodation, and an opportunity to get a glimpse of the local...More

1  Thank Radu T
Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 17 January 2013

Thank you so much for your compliments Radu! It is good to read you had a great holiday in New Zealand! We like your bungi jumping photo on the left but are too chicken to try that ourselves :>) Let's hope your next holiday in...More

Reviewed 12 December 2012

We stayed at Within the Bays in mid-November, 2012. It is two or three kilometres from the main drag at Whitianga beach, perched in the wooded hills overlooking the sea, with a beautiful, harmonious view across the coast and harbour of this popular resort town....More

2  Thank PeterNicholls
Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 20 December 2012

Thank you so much for your detailed review! And yes, you are right, we do enjoy meeting strangers from all over the world and are more than happy to share experiences over a glass of wine with them. Kindest regards, Annemarie and Hans

Reviewed 3 August 2012

We stayed in Whitianga on New Years' Eve 2012, we had just arrived in New Zealand so we were still a little confused. Annemarie and Hans welcomed us in a warm, friendly familiar atmosphere, and gave us a lot of useful information on the country,...More

2  Thank Massimo M
Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 5 August 2012

What a lovely review! Thank you so much! As for the fact that your room didn’t have a key: we have found a solution. The door has now been fitted with a privacy latch that doesn’t restrict the opening width. The room will therefore remain...More

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GreenLeaders Gold level
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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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"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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"Two rooms separated by a large bathroom. Both rooms are only rented to families or traveling parties who..."
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