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Shoal Bay Estate, Great Barrier Island

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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
  • 7 May 2017
    “Weekend away”
  • 6 Feb 2017
    “Amazing place!”
Shoal Bay, Tryphena, Auckland, Great Barrier Island New Zealand See on map
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

Val and Francis are the most hospitable and friendliest hosts, they certainly made us feel welcome in their home. They had a brilliant knowledge of the Island and great tips of things to do and see (Kaitoke Hot Springs is a must do!) We had...More

Date of stay: August 2014
2  Thank Tracey0206
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Flight leaving the island were cancelled and we needed somewhere to stay , Val and Francis and the Shoal Bay Estate was just the place to spend the extra time, What a lovely place, great hosts and awesome meals. we did not go hungry. I...More

Date of stay: July 2014
1  Thank melandalanrosario
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Lovely home away from home. Top notch hosts. Pick up from airport. Able to hire a car for exploring the island. Very well fed. Lodge spacious, welcoming, clean and tidy. Val and Francis were fabulous hosts - very accommodating. Loved listening to their stories over...More

Date of stay: June 2013
1  Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 15 February 2014

Val and Francis are fabulous hosts. We stayed in the cottage for 5 nights and had a wonderful time. The accommodation is clean and comfortable, we took advantage of the car hire and explored the island. Val and Francis helped arrange and great fishing trip...More

Date of stay: February 2014
2  Thank 20Eileen
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Reviewed 11 February 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a weekend away at the cottage of the Shoal Bay Estate, it had everything there and fantastic views also on the water's edge. It was clean and comfortable and good to have SKY TV with movies if the weather's bad....More

Date of stay: February 2014
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See why so many travellers make Shoal Bay Estate, Great Barrier Island their bed and breakfast of choice when visiting Tryphena. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a charming More setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you. Shoal Bay Estate, Great Barrier Island offers a restaurant, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. It's easy to stay connected during your stay as Shoal Bay Estate, Great Barrier Island offers guests internet access. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available. If you’re looking for a cafe, consider a visit to Pa Beach Cafe, which is not far from Shoal Bay Estate, Great Barrier Island. Plus, during your trip, don't forget to check out Chaos Charters (1.7 km) and Freedom Fishing Charters (1.6 km), some attractions that are a short walk from Shoal Bay Estate, Great Barrier Island. At Shoal Bay Estate, Great Barrier Island, your comfort and satisfaction come first, and they look forward to welcoming you to Tryphena. Less
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New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Great Barrier Island > Tryphena
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New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Great Barrier Island > Tryphena
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"We stayed in the upstairs room and we are to come back, we would like to request the ones in the upstairs..."
16 Sep 2016
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"Rooms in the front have the best view of the bay"
13 Sep 2016
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"Enjoy the views and flights."
4 Sep 2016
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"Ask for the "Honeymoon Suite" upstairs - lots of space and a fantastic deck to view the bay."
2 Aug 2016
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