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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you are touring to Cape Reinga in the north, a stop at the Doubtless Bay Lodge is highly recommendet. Given and Nikki are great hosts: the breakfast is great (especially Nikki's Muesli), Given has always good advices and the premise is spotless clean. We thank you both for your warm welcome! Harry and Anne-Marie from Switzerland

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Harry for taking the time to review your stay with us and for giving us such a glowing report! Yes, the Doubtless Bay area generally, is a great location for a base from which to explore all the little (and not so little) hidden treasures that the Far North of NZ has to offer. Regards Nikki & Gavin.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Ideal location to stay and tour the far north of NZ. Proprietors Gavin & Nikki operate a small motel at Coopers Beach. Fantastic hosts who not only provide lovely accommodation with great breakfast but also give you advice on where to go, what to do, where to dine and you get to engage with the other guests and make the...

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks guys for such a wonderful review! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and were able to utilise Doubtless Bay Lodge as your base, while you explored the Far North. Regards Nikki & Gavin.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 2017

My wife and I were on a mini tour of Northland, staying in Russell, Doubtless Bay and Omapere. Gavin and Nikki's motel was the highlight of the places we stayed, both in terms of quality, comfort and price. Nikki's breakfasts are as amazing as the view from the breakfast room. The rooms are spacious, nice art work on the walls,...

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you guys for taking the time to review your stay with us and giving us such wonderful feedback. Yes, we agree, renovations can't come soon enough, but because these things take time and 'lots of money' unfortunately, we must prioritise what comes first when there is so much that needs doing. But we'll get there! Thanks again. Regards Nikki...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cooked breakfasts. Nikki & Gavin go out of their way to accommodate your needs. Great value for money. Highly recommend this place. Beautiful views from breakfast nook. Really knowledgeable about the area. Nice outdoor area & bbq for use - they will even do your laundry!

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a great review and for recommending our B&B. Breakfast on the deck is always nice when the weather co-operates, which fortunately it has been doing for most of the summer! Yes, doing the laundry is all part of the service. We hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday. Thanks again for the positive...

Perthshire Scotland
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Gavin and Nikki the owners gave us such a welcome to their delightful property. They have four rooms, we were in number three, each room has its own parking place. Our room was absolutely perfect, beautifully decorated and such a comfortable bed and pillows. The kitchen area had a fridge, sink and fridge, perfect for making tea or coffee. Nikki...

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Wow, thanks guys for such an outstanding review! It's fantastic that you enjoyed your entire Far North of NZ experience so much. When you are spending so much money, to travel to the other side of the world to enjoy our wonderful country, it's a bonus for you and us when all the boxes get ticked. Although relatively new to...

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Four of us visited on motorcycles - lovely rooms, fantastic hosts and an excellent breakfast. Doubtless Bay is absolutely stunning and hosts Gavin and Nicky have a wealth of local knowledge to help you make the most of it. If you are looking for somewhere to stay in the Far North, you can't go past this!

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Kirstie for such a great review and giving us such good feed-back. We always enjoy visits from fellow bikers, it's just a shame we didn't have time to go for a ride with you! Never mind, I'm sure we can make it down your way in the future. Thanks again for the great review. Regards Nikki & Gavin.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Easy to stay, very helpful couple, lovely breakfast on the balcony. There is a lot to do around the area - Karikari Peninsula, Mangonui, Cable Bay. Go driving or just chill out on the beach. Plenty of eating options nearby...

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Linda and Tony for the great review! We're pleased you enjoyed your stay and you struck such fantastic weather which I think, makes a huge difference. The sunny weather also helps when you're having breakfast on the deck, even though it is covered, it's just not the same if it's raining! Thanks again. Regards Nikki & Gavin.

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed 2 nights and everything was perfect - room, cleanliness, breakfasts and hosts. Plenty to do in the area and we would recommend a visit to the very interesting Butlers Whale Museum close by at Hihi. Many thanks.

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review!It's great that you went to the Whaling Museum and enjoyed it, because many visitors to this area don't bother. It is a wonderful source of historical information on the Doubtless Bay area generally and Mangonui/Coopers Beach specifically. In my opinion, anybody interested in the early history of the Far North of NZ, should...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Enjoyed our stay there.The hosts were fabulous and the breakfasts were perfect.Loved the view from the deck.We would stay there again.The whole area is worthy of a visit with such stunning beaches.Comfortable beds as well

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us and giving us such high praise. Yes, the deck is fantastic for breakfast due to our elevated location and it is especially nice on a beautiful, sunny, Far North morning. It's a great way to start your day. Regards Nikki & Gavin.

Tennessee
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Doubtless Bay Lodge @ Coopers Beach is a lovely B&B. Quaint and clean with a beautiful view of the water. The beach is a short walk away. The owners are wonderful people who are very friendly and helpful. The breakfasts are delicious and the accommodations are great. Could not ask for anything more. Would recommend highly.

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Lou & Sue. We loved having you to stay and are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to the beautiful Far North of NZ and our stunning beaches. Gavin & I look forward to your return, when you can continue your NZ adventures and have more 'Thai'! Safe horse riding today with Waipu Horse Adventures. Your hosts, Nikki &...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel style B&B with 3 Queen rooms and 1 twin room. All rooms have their own en-suite, tea/coffee making facilities, fridge, Cable TV and own private entrance. Enjoy your breakfast in the dining room or on the deck with stunning views over Doubtless Bay. Short walk to beaches and shops. Friendly New Zealand hosts will arrange tours and trips. Visit local historic places, wineries, isolated beaches or play golf on nearby courses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Doubtless Bay Lodge

Address: 33 Cable Bay Block Road | Coopers Beach, Mangonui 0420, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Mangonui
Price Range: RM389 - RM470 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Doubtless Bay Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms appear to be the same”
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