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892 Purangi Road Cooks Beach, Whitianga 3591 New Zealand
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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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rosiej53 wrote a review Feb 2020
Pytchley31 contributions23 helpful votes
We booked in to one of the double rooms, fully equipped with all we needed, nice deck to sit out on and eat our delicious breakfast. Comfortable bed, very clean and spacious. Shane and Andrea were great, interesting, friendly hosts with plenty of information about the area, what to do and where to eat etc. The location is really good with easy access to plenty of beautiful locations, sights and towns in the area. A good choice and we wish them well.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from Andrea Landon, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&B
Responded 25 Feb 2020
Hi Andy and Rosie, Lovely to read your review, and to meet with you both - thank you very much for taking the time to write this. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us, and your stay in our beautiful part of New Zealand. All the best, Andrea & Shane.
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James E wrote a review Jan 2020
Huddersfield205 contributions120 helpful votes
There are people who do service and then there’s Shane and Andrea. From the first greeting to the final goodbye, the service at this B&B is second to none. Helped us arrange a superb two day stay and made sure we had everything we needed - amazing Kiwi hospitality. Cooks Beach is beautiful and tranquil and somewhere not to be missed. Absolutely loved our stay and the hosts made it extra special - many thanks.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled
1 Helpful vote
Response from Andreawhitianga, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&B
Responded 1 Feb 2020
Hi Guys, Thank you so much for taking time to add a review, and wow, really appreciate your kind words thank you. We both enjoyed meeting with you, and are super happy you enjoyed your stay here in our slice of paradise. It's what we love about our B&B is meeting our guests and making their holiday the best! Hope to meet again, Your Hosts, Andrea & Shane.
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MrsEveryday wrote a review Nov 2019
Edinburgh, United Kingdom24 contributions42 helpful votes
This B&B is wonderfully comfortable, very well equipped and is full of nice little touches. It is very stylish in its decor too. The three rooms open onto a small terrace and then an extensive garden. The room has plenty of space and seats. There is a good quality coffee machine as well as a range of teas and chilled water is ready in the fridge. The extra little touches are dressing gowns, hot pipes on all the time to dry the towels and the undies, a drying rack, and fresh flowers in the bathroom. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled
2 Helpful votes
Response from Andreawhitianga, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&B
Responded 12 Nov 2019
Hi, Thank you so much for your kind words and lovely review, it does mean so much to us both to hear these lovely comments. It was so lovely to meet you both and have a chat and laugh, and we are super happy you enjoyed your stay here. Safe and happy travels, look forward to your return visit one day. Warm Regards, Andrea & Shane
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Jeff W wrote a review Nov 2019
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Mussel Bed B&B is a perfect example of how a B&B should be. Great Hosts, tranquil location, excellent accommodation with lots of thought on detail for what you need (that we all take for granted but not Shane and Andrea). Add the local knowledge and guidance needed to enjoy/explore the area and then a bumper breakfast to please everyone why would you need anything more. Go!
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled
Response from Andreawhitianga, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&B
Responded 7 Nov 2019
Hi Jeff and Jane, Wow, what lovely words - much appreciated . We so loved meeting you both and love your excitement and zest for life. It's the people we meet that really does make what we do so enjoyable and fun. Thank you for the invite to your place in the UK - you never know, we may just knock on your door for a pint , or 2 ! Safe travels for the rest of your holiday, look forward to a few pic's and hearing how it all goes. Bye for now, Andrea & Shane.
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marcmandy wrote a review Jun 2019
New York City, New York11 contributions4 helpful votes
We visited the Mussel Bed Boutique B&B in late March of 2019 and were delighted with our stay and with our host and hostess! The beds were comfy and the refrigerator in our stand-alone cottage was well-stocked. It was a beautiful location and they were quite helpful in recommendations for eating and attractions. I would definitely stay there again! We stayed in the 2-bedroom cottage with one bedroom downstairs and one up. The single bathroom/shower is downstairs with no outlets. Hair drying was done outside of the bathroom. There were plenty of outlets for charging devices and batteries.
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Date of stay: March 2019
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Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: The 2-b/r cottage has 1 b/r downstairs and 1 up. The single bathroom is downstairs with no...
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Response from Andreawhitianga, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&B
Responded 24 Jun 2019
Hi Guys, Lovely to hear from you and that you enjoyed our Cottage Accommodation - we would definitely love to have you stay with us again. Really appreciate you taking the time to place a lovely review - see you again! All The Best, Andrea and Shane.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mussel Bed Boutique B&B
Which popular attractions are close to Mussel Bed Boutique B&B?
Nearby attractions include Hahei Beach Walk (5.8 km), Shakespeare Cliff Scenic and Historic Reserve (1.3 km), and Cathedral Cove Walk (5.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Mussel Bed Boutique B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Mussel Bed Boutique B&B?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Mussel Bed Boutique B&B?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Mussel Bed Boutique B&B?
Conveniently located restaurants include Purangi Winery Pizzeria, Blue Ginger, and That Curry Place.