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Pioneer Waterfront Apartments

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Wilmington, Delaware
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This small apt hotel offers modern, well appointed accommodation in the heart of Pahia. After a couple of weeks of B and B's, it was wonderful to spread out and have our own space. The apartment had both an open deck (with gas grill) and a glassed in sunroom from which to enjoy views of the Bay. We had a...

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PioneerWfrontManager, Manager at Pioneer Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Hi V K Perhaps we should be asking you to write the marketing material for the Pioneer. A very good description of the apartments and the Pioneer in general. We are glad you enjoyed your time here at the Pioneer and found the spaciousness of the apartments to your liking. Obviously if we can ever assist in the future please...

Norfolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Paihia is a lovely little town with a couple of supermarkets and good choice of restaurants. The apartments are on the beach road with great views of the sea (if you are at the front of the building). There is parking (little tight if you have a bigger car). The apartment we had was on the ground floor at the...

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PioneerWfrontManager, Manager at Pioneer Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Dear AM Millar, Thank you for taking the time to review your experiences here in the Bay of Islands and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us here at the Pioneer. We are glad you managed to make it up to Cape Reinga and enjoyed your time and the beaches along the way ... not everyone wants to...

Menlo Park, CA
Reviewed 26 December 2015

We stayed in room 5 - top floor in front. Perfect spot to watch the bay. And great location for beach activities (SUP, kayak and catamaran rentals a few steps away). Mark and Viv were very welcoming and helpful. Very nice visit.

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PioneerWfrontManager, Manager at Pioneer Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Wonderful to hear you enjoyed your time here at the Pioneer and found everything convenient to enjoy your time here in the Bay of Islands. Thanks for noting how close the Pioneer is to just some of the activities available here in Paihia and the Bay. Obviously if we can ever assist in the future please get in contact. With...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Four of us stayed at the Pioneer Waterfront Apartments. The apartment was nicely appointed, had friendly staff and was in a great location, approximately five minute walk to the waterfront. Had onsite parking and free WiFi with minimal limits. Due to the weather we didn't use the pool or the Spa's, though the room was fitted with a spa bath...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Spent a lovely 3 night weekend at this lovely property. Mid level at the front so nice view and always something going on. The apartment was excellent, very comfy bed in the main bedroom... The spa and pool were a big hit with the kids who were in there for at least 3 hours per day. Would recommend this to...

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PioneerWfrontManager, Manager at Pioneer Waterfront Apartments, responded to this review

Thanks Bob M for taking the time to give your thoughts about the Pioneer, the apartment facilities and really glad to hear the kids enjoyed their time in the pool. Obviously if we can ever help in the future please feel free to contact us. Mark and Viv

Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This was our first visit to the Bay of Islands and it didn't disappoint. Our apartment was on the top floor at the front of the apartment complex. The views were superb, I could have just sat in the room all day and watched the ever changing skyline. The apartment itself was very clean and tidy. The bed was the...

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Brisbane
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We stayed in a front mid-level room which had a very nice view over the water. Facing the 'main' road but that is not an issue as Paihai is a very quiet little town (at least it is in the off season). Tranquil, laid-back setting, spacious apartment, helpful and friendly hosts, and just a couple of minutes walk to shops...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 11 October 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights, and it suited our purpose and needs while we explored Paihia. We stayed in a mid level waterfront apartment which had great views and plenty of space to chill out, so nice to have your morning coffee or your afternoon wine on the balcony here which I would recommend to enjoy the views from...

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

If you want a comfortable apartment with excellent swimming facilities, great location and friendly managers then look no further! Everything was perfect from arrival until departure. Mark and Viv went the extra mile to ensure our every need was catered for and in our case allowing our daughter to feed their goat and hold their pet cockatiel was fantastic. We...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Overall our stay at the Pioneer waterfront Apartments in Paihia was excellent...The apartment was spacious, very comfortable, spotlessly clean and provided everything and more that we needed. They are ideally placed, overlooking the beach front and just a few steps from the wharf. The proprietors were really friendly, knowledgable and very helpful. We relaxed in the spa pool and on...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fully equipped 2 bedroom apartments in Paihia, gateway to the Bay of Islands. A home away from home as all apartments have spa baths, full kitchen, dining lounge area and patio with BBQ. On site pool and hot spa. Ticketing facilities for local tours, cruises and activities. 3 Minute walk to Paihia Village and Maritime Centre. Restaurants right next door. Your Bay of Islands home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pioneer Waterfront Apartments

Address: 44 Marsden Road, Bay Of Islands | Northland, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: RM713 - RM1,279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Must get ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles Paz110, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have views”
 of 5 bubbles wakirkman, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“top floor facing the beach. Sit on the deck and take in the view”
 of 5 bubbles Wazootime, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 was great - Waterfront/mid-level had a large balcony & the views were fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles 172jessier, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All apartments are great but if you like it very peaceful ask for apt at rear of complex”
 of 5 bubbles annsandra48, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
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