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Mussel Bed Boutique B&B

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Overview
892 Purangi Road Cooks Beach, Whitianga 3591 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness centre
3 Star accommodation
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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

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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

Thank PatFH
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

Reviewed 12 March 2018

Situated on the main road just beyond the turning into Cooks Bay, about 5 minutes drive from the ferry so ideally situated to explore the area. Andrea and Shane were excellent hosts, v cheerful, friendly and helpful with advice about where to eat, arranging our...More

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Response from Andreawhitianga, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&BResponded 14 March 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for your lovely words and feedback. Really pleased you both enjoyed your time here with us, and the eggs! Appreciate your comments regarding the room, and also the realisation we have only recently taken over and we do have plans...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018

We stayed at Mussel Bed for two nights early into our trip around NZ. We are now on accommodation number twenty and Mussel Bed still sticks out as one of the best. Shane and Andrea made us feel so welcome, and gave us help with...More

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Response from Andreawhitianga, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&BResponded 9 March 2018

Hi Guys, thank you so much for your kind words and lovely feedback. It really makes what we do here so enjoyable to have happy guests. Yes you certainly did have a rough ride with the weather and it was great to see it didn't...More

Reviewed 20 February 2018

Excellent hosts. The room was very comfortable with nice touches such as fresh flowers and super soft towels. Good breakfast with a daily changing cooked option is brought to the room. Good location for exploring the beautiful Mercury Bat area. Did a pleasant full day...More

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Response from Andreawhitianga, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&BResponded 26 February 2018

Hi, Thank you for your lovely feedback and advise on the fan, we will rectify this and purchase a fan for the room. Really happy you had a great couple of days and you certainly covered some ground. A pleasure to have you stay and...More

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Description
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 ...More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$87 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$87 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
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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..."
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"The middle room has an upstairs with spare bed, sofa and TV. Other rooms are one storey."
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"All rooms on ground floor (no-one overhead)"
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"We stayed in the "self-catering" cottage, which was very large and private."
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