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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“superb views”(2 reviews)
“double bed”(2 reviews)
“hot water”(2 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from our apartment was outstanding, looking down on Paihia and across the bay. It was very clean and Jo and her partner were lovely and very helpful. Bed was comfortable, fans were provided, but the shower was not great and the apartment was...More

Thank k2512b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here after driving up from Auckland to attend a friends wedding. It’s out of town (Paihia that is) but we enjoyed the walk from here to Paihia just under 3km, or they have taxi service cards in the office, Jan the lady who greeted...More

1  Thank Damian L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Retreat while we were in Paihia for a wedding. Jo and Marcel, the owners, are two of the nicest people you could meet and their spot overlooking the water is so peaceful and relaxing, I had some of the best night’s’...More

1  Thank chatelaine76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed there on 30/3/18-1/4/18, impressed with outside when i entered hotel premises, but from there on started bad experience , very lethargic approach towards check in, ordered for food which seemed to pure tomato puree , entered in kids pool with my son which was...More

Thank ankitm0hindra
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights and were really looking forward to a rest after our travelling. Jo and Marcel were very helpful and informative. The Retreat obviously depends on its views as the accommodation and grounds are in need of an upgrade and are...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$ 75 - US$ 175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 75 - US$ 175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (27)
Room & Suite (16)
Pool & Beach (3)
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"Ask for a bay view room"
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"Room 8 is excellent."
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"Unit 8 was situated up higher still than some of the others and surrounded in bush. We would choose this one..."
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"I don't think any of their rooms would be unacceptable... as they all have beach views."
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