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Mussel Bed Boutique B&B

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Certificate of Excellence
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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We stayed in the Pacifica Suite for 2 nights in December, shortly before Christmas. The suite was very nicely furnished and decorated, the bed was large and comfortable and the shower was refreshingly powerful. Angie and Shane were the perfect hosts, offering spades to use for
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Response from Andreawhitianga, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&B
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Julia and Marcus, Lovely to receive your great review today, thank you for taking time to do this. We enjoyed meeting with you and exchanging travel stories. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels and who knows.. we may see you in sunny NZ one day again soon. Take care for now and all the best. Andrea & Shane.
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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 was fantastic, breakfast served to the
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Response from AngieAucklandNZ, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&B
Responded 11 Dec 2018
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 first night. Sure you had an amazing rest of your holiday too. We look forward to welcoming you back again one day. Cheers for now, Andrea and Shane.
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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
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Response from Andreawhitianga, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&B
Responded 8 Nov 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 again. Safe and fun travels. Kindest Regards Andrea & Shane.
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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.
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Response from AngieAucklandNZ, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&B
Responded 10 Oct 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.
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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 and
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Response from Andreawhitianga, Owner at Mussel Bed Boutique B&B
Responded 26 Apr 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 one day soon. HE AHA TE MEA NUI O TE AO? HE TANGATA, HE TANGATA, HE TANGATA!
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Victorian Suite
The gorgeous garden view from our porch!
"Pacifica Suite was great for a couple; powerful shower, comfortable bed, tastefully furnished."
"The cottage is available for larger groups. The 3 other rooms can sleep one in the loft and two on the main floor"
"The middle room has an upstairs with spare bed, sofa and TV. Other rooms are one storey."
"All rooms on ground floor (no-one overhead)"
"We stayed in the "self-catering" cottage, which was very large and private."
New ZealandNorth IslandWaikato RegionCoromandel PeninsulaWhitianga
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