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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Ah what to say about this wonderful place? Lyall and Bryn made us feel so welcome. The setting is fantastic - right on 90 mile beach and steps from the sea with very comfortable surroundings. We also had fantastic weather so what more can you ask for! A nice little cafe in walking distance for dinner. We had a wonderful... More 

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Thank MrsBWooster
Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay here in our little seaside community. Kind Regards, Lyall More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Absolutely Stunning Apartments full of character really well done situated right at the beach front. Lyall was very hospitable and full of local knowledge, Bryn his dog was an absolute cutie. Sad our stay was so short but defiantly beach abode is our go to accomodation in this part of northland

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1 Thank Jade G
Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks very much for taking time to post your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay here in Ahipara and I look forward to seeing you again in the Far North. I trust you enjoyed your Cape Reinga visit after leaving here. Regards More 

County Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Beach Abode was one of the nicest places we stayed when on the north island. Not only for its location, comfort and cleanliness but mostly for the friendliness of its host Lyall and his lovely dog Bryn :) Located in the lovely town of Ahipara, the place has 90 mile beach literally at its back door. The rooms have everything... More 

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1 Thank Aisling G
Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your kind comments. It was a pleasure meeting you as well and I'm glad you had an enjoyable and extensive visit of our country. I hope you do make it down this way again. Regards, Lyall & (of course) Bryn More 

North Shore, Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Ahipara is a quiet small town, excellent beach to walk on , loads to see and photograph i.e Dotterel's right out our door, tui's, blue face heron, and many more. Lyall was the perfect host and we enjoyed our stay and will stay again. Sunrises, Sunsets and stars what more can you want - must not forget our parting gift... More 

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Thank Annarrol
Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. Ahipara certainly offers great photography, whether it be the birdlife or the ever changing beach and sky. I'm glad you got the chance to make the most of it. I'm also glad you like the locally roasted Ikarus coffee, as do I. Bryn and I look forward to... More 

United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

I have been very remiss in not writing this review sooner - sorry Lyall. In terms of cleanliness, comfort, attention to detail, views and most of all the absolute charm of our host (and his dog) this was far and away the best place that we stayed during our 8 week trip to Australia and NZ. We loved our short... More 

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such kind comments, I am very glad you enjoyed your stay here. Bryn and I love meeting new people from all around the world and am very grateful to receive feedback to know if people have enjoyed themselves while here. Kind regards. Lyall More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Decided to go back and visit the far north again So enjoyed Beachabode the first time it was an easy decision to stay again Great three days - the rest of NZ had terrible weather - Ahipara had sunshine! Long walks on the beach and lunch in Kaitaia two days running cos the food was so good (The Gecko Cafe?)... More 

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Thank PYE3
Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Great to have seen you here again. We do seem to have our own little micro-climate out here at the beach. I'm glad you enjoyed Gecko Café in Kaitaia, They're always friendly with great food and coffee. Kind Regards. More 

Brighton le Sands, Australia
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

My mother and I stayed in the 2 bedroom apartment for 2 nights. We had booked for just one but upon arrival decided on a 2nd night immediately. Super clean, super good value, created with great taste. Great view of beach and escarpment in the distance. The host Liall, a very helpful fellow and an extremely nice guy. My Mum... More 

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review. I'm very pleased you both enjoyed your stay and certainly the off-season is a good time to visit the wild west coast. Thank you for visiting Ahipara and Beach Abode Lodge. Regards ... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

I have stated in many lodges and hotels over the years, and I have never been so warmly welcomed anywhere before! Lyall (and Bryn) are just wonderful hosts and their spot is simply idyllic. The lodge was spotless with all the necessities and very comfy. The sea view was wonderful, as was swimming and bodyboarding in the sea! I barely... More 

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely comments. I'm very glad to know you got such good use of Ninety Mile Beach, and the facilities here. It is always my hope that people leave having the best time possible and have made good use of the facilities and surroundings. I'll make sure there'll be plenty of firewood for steaks in the pizza oven... More 

Patumahoe, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 30 March 2015

we cant say enough , Lyall (and Bryn) welcome you like family, nothing is to much trouble , the coffee Lyall gets at the markets is a wonderful touch and was enjoyed sitting on the deck at breakfast enjoying the incredible views. Our room was spotless the beds comfortable and a great big walk in shower . The extra touches... More 

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Thank mareeandkim
Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed your stay here with your family and am particularly pleased to hear you enjoyed the Ikarus locally roasted coffee, that I'm proud to offer in the room. Certainly their stall at the Kaitaia market is my first stop on a Saturday morning. Thanks so much for commenting on your stay and I'm glad to hear... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

We spent three wonderful nights (not long enough) at this remote comfortable small facility at the base on 90 mile beach. You literally are on the beach---only about 50 meters back---and close to the southern most entrance for driving on 90 mile beach. There only are three units here so I would advise booking in early. This is not the... More 

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Thank m1128jm17
Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for such kind comments. I certainly enjoy meeting lovely people from all around the world and am delighted you enjoyed your time exploring the Far North and other parts of the South Pacific.. Whether just relaxing or exploring Ahipara is certainly a laid back place to base yourself. Kia Ora. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
I would like to invite you to come and stay in one of the luxurious apartments in one of the most stunning, unspoiled settings in the Far North. There are 3 independent, private self-contained beachfront apartments available for either short term or longer term. All apartments have private entrances, fully equipped kitchens, bathrooms, lounge and dining areas and off road parking. On the sea-side of each apartment you have covered decks, table & chairs for el fresco dining & viewing our stunning west coast sunsets. A private path from the property takes you out towards 90 Mile Beach. The apartments are a balance of high standard amenities in a scenic location at an equitable price. Apartments are decorated using quality textiles & art from the Pacific Rim. Apartments are contemporary, very well maintained, luxurious & well equipped with everything you need for a temporary home away from home. Some of the other amenities include quality beds with crisp cotton sheets, free Wi-Fi internet, housekeeping services, all linen & towels, beach towels included in rate. We have solar hot water with electric boost, recycling and non-toxic cleaners used in the servicing and cleaning of all apartments. I will be on hand to help with any bookings or questions you may have to make your stay a most enjoyable one. Your host, Lyall (and Bryn the Chocolate Labrador) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge

Address: 11 Korora Street | PO Box 134, Ahipara, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Ahipara
Price Range: RM364 - RM601 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Room with sea views”
 of 5 bubbles GARH21, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the sea, so nice and quiet, we slept really well. Plus excellent coffee!”
  • Crystal clear clean water and golden beach
  • NZ Doteril
  • Sunrise
  • 90 Mile beach - the start
 of 5 bubbles Annarrol, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Only three. You can not go wrong with any.”
 of 5 bubbles m1128jm17, 18 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The surf and cicadas make lovely background music. All apartments were equally good.”
 of 5 bubbles ellenm699, 26 Feb 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are amazing, looking out to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Deej187049, 11 Sep 2014 | Read review
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