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Mussel Bed Boutique B&B

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Certificate of Excellence
Chris & Paul welcome you to the "Mussel Bed" - nestled amidst native bush, tropical gardens & streams & yet, so close to beautiful Cooks Beach. A perfect base to explore Cathedral Cove & Hot Water Beach which is only a 10 mins drive. Our self-contained cottage has 2 bedrooms and sleeps up to 5 people. Our guest wing has 3 luxurious suites, tiled en suites & french doors opening onto private decks with all those special touches our guests love! We bring breakfast to you on a tray to enjoy in our lovely garden. Kayak the stream from our jetty and enjoy the natural bird habitat, exploring caves and walking on gorgeous Lonely Bay! We look forward to making your stay a special one.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Auckland Intl Airport86 km
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed for 3 nights at the start of our recent holiday. We were delayed from our flight into Auckland and arrived really late, but no trouble for Shane and Andrea who gave us a very warm Kiwi welcome and got us settled. The accomodation...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from AngieAucklandNZ, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&BResponded 4 days ago

Hi guys, A fantastic start to our day to read your lovely review, thank you so much. We so felt for you with your flight delay and late arrival to us , we were so pleased to get you settled in and relaxed for your...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018

As a single traveler the experience was an absolute delight! Great B&B, beautifully kept grounds, clean, comfortable, everything you need. Shane and Andrea were so incredibly kind and genuine. Excellent hikes, kayaking and breakfast. Only reason not a 5 star is the traffic noise (close...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Andreawhitianga, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&BResponded 9 November 2018

Hi Wendy, Appreciate your kind review. Was a pleasure to have you stay here and we both enjoyed sitting and chatting over a wine - pleased you did your Kayaking trip and hikes, the weather was so beautiful for you. Look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Stayed at the Mussel Bed boutique B&B. Lovely location, with great accommodation. Shane and Anrea were delightful and very helpful. Great breakfast, with good walk options close by. Whitianga is a short ferry across the bay so very convenient.

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from AngieAucklandNZ, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&BResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you very much Stephanie and Stephen it was such a pleasure to meet you both, we are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and got to see our beautiful part of world. Safe and fun travels. Andrea and Shane.

Reviewed 24 April 2018

After two 'Great Walks' I was very happy to find here 'My Musselbed' to relax and regenerate - before starting to explore some of the nearby attractions (biking/hiking to Hot Water Beach and Cathedrale Cove). Andrea & Shane were lovable hosts - always very accommodationg...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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Response from Andreawhitianga, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&BResponded 27 April 2018

Hi Gerhard, Thank you so much for your lovely words, we both really enjoyed your company and story's and it was such a pleasure to have you stay with us. So glad you relaxed. Look forward to seeing you and hopefully your family here again...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018

What a fabulous place! Andrea and Shane are the prefect hosts at this wonderful hideaway on the Coromandel peninsula. With genuine warmth and care for every detail, they make this the ideal getaway. The accommodation has everything you could possibly need and the breakfast is...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Response from Andreawhitianga, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&BResponded 26 March 2018

Hi, wow, thank you so much for your lovely words and review. It is the most awesome part of our work meeting and getting to know lovely guest's like you both, and striving to do our best to make you feel at home. We hope...More

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"The cottage is available for larger groups. The 3 other rooms can sleep one in the loft and two on the main..."
20 Mar 2017
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"The middle room has an upstairs with spare bed, sofa and TV. Other rooms are one storey."
1 Mar 2017
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"All rooms on ground floor (no-one overhead)"
13 Feb 2017
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"We stayed in the "self-catering" cottage, which was very large and private."
6 Dec 2016
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New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionCoromandel PeninsulaWhitianga
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