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Mussel Bed Boutique B&B

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location for walking and relaxing. Cooks Beach itself is unspoilt and very quiet with golden soft sand and good swimming. The place is quiet with a little road noise from passing local traffic. This did not spoil it for us and the veranda overlooking gardens was lovely, the hosts were friendly, breakfast is generous and served in your room...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to Chris and Paul for making our stay so enjoyable. They prepare great breakfasts and know how to make you feel at home. Its a great location and take the opportunity to enjoy all this coastline has to offer especially the boat trip with Leopard tours with Justine. Enjoy Scotland later this year guys and let us know if...

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Thank Lavandoulover
Berikon, Aargau, Switzerland
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The Mussel Bay B&B is near Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach. We had a nice and clean room with view into the garden just next to Chris and Paul‘s house, our hosts. Paul even brought us a lovley breakfast to the room. It had a comfortable double bed, a new bathroom and toilets, was nicely decorated, had an electric...

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Thank Ronny S
Morganton, North Carolina
Reviewed 27 December 2016

What a great start to our month in New Zealand. Chrissie and Paul gave us inside information for our local and excursion trips that made our journey that much more memorable. Loved the whole area, the house and the garden, construction discussions with Paul, cake recipe from Chris, we slept great... sigh, We had a wonderful experience and hope to...

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Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 7 December 2016

My husband and I stayed at the cottage for 3 nights after a busy 6 days in Auckland. It was the perfect place to recharge for the rest of our month in New Zealand. Chris and Paul generously stocked the cottage with breakfast makings (including fresh eggs and bacon to cook and wonderful breads and treats!) Although quirky, the cottage...

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Cambridge
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed staying at Mussel Bed and would recommend it to anyone. However, we were expecting a sea view and perhaps a glimpse of the mussel beds but there was none as the rooms are located in the owner's extensive garden. The accommodation was very comfortable and charming. Breakfast delivered by Paul was a treat every day - as...

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Thank PCBus
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful time for 3 days in this beautiful bnb end of february. Chris and Paul did a great job to make our time even better including a birthday present for my wife. We loved to be there despite of rainy days. Would stay there again if we come back the long way from Munich Germany. Again lots...

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Thank Michael S
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Chris & Paul were super gracious hosts with us when we arrived! And I don't know if it's Chris or Paul who cooks but the food we had was beautifully presented and delicious! We loved the setup, we were able to enjoy our breakfast outside when the weather allowed and we had a charming little breakfast nook in our room...

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Thank helloabbygail
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Stayed at the Mussel B & B for 1 night. Wished we could have stayed longer. Chris and Paul were exceptional hosts. Tea and cake in room on arrival. Lovely very clean room. Paul brought breakfast to room in the morning which we eat on the decking. A must visit is beautiful Cathedral Cove, take Paul's water taxi from Hahei...

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Thank Sue R
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely time. Hosts were very friendly and helpful. Lots of information about the local area and restaurant recommendations. Room was lovely but hot. Wonderful breakfast eaten outside on the decking. Tea and coffee making facilities and cake available. Easy to find.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mussel Bed Boutique B&B

Address: 892 Purangi Road | Cooks Beach, Whitianga 3591, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range: ₹ 6,269 - ₹ 8,439 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mussel Bed Boutique B&B 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms on ground floor (no-one overhead)”
 of 5 bubbles Caroline20013, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the "self-catering" cottage, which was very large and private.”
 of 5 bubbles , 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We slept with the windows open and I noticed later that I had somebug bites, not sure if other rooms had screens”
  • The gorgeous garden view from our porch!
 of 5 bubbles helloabbygail, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The bedroom on the first level has views from the balcony and is spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 1BlossomCottage, 14 Nov 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in one of the cottages and all are similar.”
 of 5 bubbles 462chuckt, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
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