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Cliff Edge by the Sea

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Hiawassee, Georgia
Reviewed 4 February 2016

My wife and I and 2 traveling friends spent 2 wonderful nights here and enjoyed every minute. The rooms were very comfortable and the living areas were open with fantastic views looking over the bay. The owner, Peter prepared a wonderful several course dinner for us that was like being at a 5 star restaurant. We sat out on the...

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Pershore, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights on a motorcycle tour of the North Island. Our host, Peter, was very generous and our stay very comfortable. The room was lovely and Peter cooked dinner which was out of this world! Breakfasts were first class too. An interesting mix of guests when we were there and new friends made. Oh, I nearly...

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Kibworth Beauchamp, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Spent an interesting time here in the company of a range of other guests. The house is perched on a cliff with fantastic views to the north, east and south east. The accommodation is comfortable and tastefully decorated. The public area is very comfortable with a panoramic veranda. Breakfast was fine although the host only managed cooked eggs in his...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Our four days at Cliff Edge by the Sea will remain one of our treasured travel experiences in a lifetime of travel on six continents. The beautiful lodge takes full advantage of the stunning panorama of the boats and passing ferries on the water below with walls of glass and broad terraces on many levels that insure a constant view...

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PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Ruth & John, delighted you liked your stay, and thank you very much for your kind words and also the images of CE,the views, food and Charlie Guests like you who enjoy Cliff Edge, its magnificent waterviews, and my hospitality and cooking- makes it all worthwhile. Charlie still is the darling of the guests and of course laps up...

Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

My hubby and I felt we needed a bit of time away. We absolutely loved Cliff Edge from the moment we walked in the door. The service was amazing, the rooms with stunning and the views were to die for. We came away from the weekend feeling like we had had the most wonderful excape we had been looking for....

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PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Vanessa L thank you for your kind words and I am delighted that you and your hubby enyoyed your escape and the experience that Cliff Edge offers. Makes it all worthwhile from my perspective as well and yes, please come back! best wishes to you both Peter Meier

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Although we were here in an unseasonably cold winter month, we were always very cosy and warm,our bedroom was very comfortable, with underfloor heating in the bathroom, and stunning views of the bay. Peter was an excellent and very generous host, who's company we much enjoyed, and the feeling was one of being welcomed into his home, though we were...

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PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Sarah & Ian, a rather belated reply to your very kind words about your experience at Cliff Edge. Very much appreciated. Delighted you enjoyed the cooking, being the only guests at the time it must have been a bit like having your own private cook and butler Please come back one day and thank you Peter Meier

Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 May 2015

We spend 2 nights in the B&B. Peter and his dog Charlie were very welcoming. Driving from Auckland in the evening, Peter was waiting for us with a great dinner (3 big delicious courses (especially the prawn frittata, I couldn't even finish my desert) with good wine too! The bed was very comfortable and we woke up to an amazing...

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PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Laura, it took me a while to respond tou your kind words, delighted you enjoyed the experience, and the food. The prawnfritters, a favourite with many guests are still on the menu Charlie still welcomes the guests and I am just about ready for another season. Please come back one day and thank you Peter

Bingen am Rhein, Germany
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We have booked Cliff Edge for 4 nights and extended for another 2 nights, Peter is the most wonderful host, we felt like coming home every evening. Absolutely outstanding dinner with interesting guests from around the world. We will try to get back end of the year. Birgit&Günter- Hawke's Bay/ Germany

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PeterMeierOpua, Manager at Cliff Edge by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Birgit and Guenter, there are really no excuses for my belated response, other then I am slack. Its almost 8 month since your stay. time goes by too quickly! thank you for your kind words, delighted that you enjoyed the experience that Cliff Edge offers. Hope that you had a wonderful summer in Germany. Please come back before your...

Hartfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We have just returned home after 6 weeks in New Zealand. Cliff Edge is by far the best D,B&B Boutique Lodge that we stayed in, with superb furnishings & fabulous views. We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 nights there at the end of January. Peter Meier is a great chef and the 3 different wines he served for each course were...

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PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the Sea, responded to this review

thank you for your very kind words, and the perfect score! please also accept my belated reply. There is really no excuse, especially after what you wrote. I am delighted that you enjoyed the experience and of course the food & wine. thank you also for putting Charlie in the picture. She still looks after the guests and laps up...

Reviewed 4 March 2015

The facility was run down. Dirty and flies. Dirty carpet. The place needs a rehab! Very dirty kitchen. Food debris and dog hair all over. No screens and the front door is left opened all day leaving every insect you can imagine into the facility and your luggage. Very poor parking and access to the property.

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PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Norm M I am intrigued, for a number of reasons. Firstly as I have checked over the past 2 month and have found no one with these initials followed by a surname that starts with M.,or it could be that it was written by a competitor Be it as it may - your review shows the pitfalls / shortcomings...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cliff Edge, by the Sea provides a unique accommodation experience in NZs stunning Bay of Islands, combining the warmth and comfort of a private residence with the sophistication of a boutique hotel.The Lodge has 3 guest bedrooms and a one bedroom studio apartment.The bedrooms [approx. 4X4 mtrs]are tastefully appointed, decorated in warm neutral colors,luxurious carpets, floor to ceiling windows and silk block out silk curtains.All rooms have their own suite bathrooms with walk in showers. In addition the Waitangi room has a large jacuzzi Breakfast is included in the tariff, dinners are a relaxed 3-4 course affairs catering only for in house guests. they are optional but highly recommended.Your host Peter Meier is an accomplished chef, who in his restaurant days "Casuarina Restaurant & Country Inn" in Australias Hunter Valley wine country won many culinary awards ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cliff Edge by the Sea

Address: Richardson Road West | [ off English Bay Rd ], Opua, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Opua
Price Range: ₹ 11,142 - ₹ 12,961 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Cliff Edge by the Sea 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms have great views with the rooms in the front having 180 degrees outlook”
K3850RJronaldm, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Front two rooms have much better views.”
990PaulM, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Sit and talk with Peter. Hr has had a full life and has great knowledge of foods and wines.”
, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms have private balconies.”
880gailc, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for full sea view.”
loug181, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
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