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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 December 2011

This is a beautiful B & B. Kaye and Andy have gone out of their way to make the rooms very sumptuous and inviting. In particular we appreciated the gourmet coffee, hand made chocolates and champagne in the room. In addition the bathroom towels were beautiful and seemed to be changed all the time. Kaye and Andy are great hosts...

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Raleigh, NC
Reviewed 28 July 2011

This was our last stop in New Zealand. When I booked the room, I didn't realize it was so far out in Whangarei Heads, and at first as we were driving out I started to get worried that we wouldn't enjoy being so far away from the activity and restaurants. However, once we were settled in and started exploring, I...

2Thank Awardsss
Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 March 2011

Have just returned from a rather stressful time in Japan with the earthquake > 8 and aftershocks , so the wonderfulfood and lodging experience at flutes was especially appreciated. We had wonderful food and enjoyed Dolphin watching in Bay with the owners KAye and Andy . The dolphins jumped out of the water seemingly expressing their enthusiasm for the beautiful...

2Thank Richard1901
Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 2011

This is the 4th time I have stayed here - would recommend it to all who want an experience of a elegance and grace. Location is fabulous and outside entertainment is a winner. I was there this time for a recuperation stay after surgery - and as usual was treated with the highest of standard possible. Kay and Andy are...

2Thank GIRRY
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2011

Flutes is a wonderful gem in McLeod Bay, Whangarei Heads. If you like being pampered then this is the place for you. We stayed in the Bayview room and a you do get a beautiful view of the bay. Kay has ensured that the room has everything you need - from fabulous bath robes, to cotton buds to homemade chocolates...

1Thank MadVic2002
Reviewed 2 January 2011

We stayed for four nights in Flutes in our week in the area waiting to embark Oriana for a part world cruise. As there were 4 of us we booked both the rooms and had an absolutely amazing stay. It was a highlight of our whole trip and you could not fault any aspect of the accomodation or the food....

1Thank mjbmcb
St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2010

In September I spent ten days at Flutes and found it to be a fantastic bed and breakfast in an excellent location Kay and Andy the proprietors were very welcoming and I was delighted with my Bay View room. The home comforts were very evident: a comfortable armchair,television ,fridge and ample tea and coffee. I was also happy to find...

1Thank grams80
Columbia, South Carolina
Reviewed 29 July 2010

This impeccable B&B 30 minutes outside of Whangarei is a true gem. I am an American who lived in Whangarei for a year, and I have stayed in several Auckland and Northland area B&Bs. Flutes was one of the best, if not the best. I have to admit that Americans are used to large, plush mattresses and cozy duvets, both...

1Thank atthelibrary
Reviewed 14 May 2010

The basics: positives - clean, relatively comfortable beds, very well equipped kitchen, nice enough decor; negatives - make sure you are extremely clear in communicating needed sleeping arrangements, somewhat questionable renovations. The long story: Flutes is a b+b in Whangarei Heads which is a quiet area about 25 – 30 mins from Whangarei. The unit is on two levels with...

Thank zsuzu
North East Lincolnshire
Reviewed 4 April 2010

I chose Flutes from the description and pictures on their website, even though we were only staying one night on our drive north, and it added about another 40 minutes to our drive. It was worth it!! The location is stunning: in the sunshine, the sea shone and sparkled; the birds sang, the pukeko strutted their stuff, Spike the seagull...

1Thank Viaggio2011

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Take a relaxing break at Flutes, for Bed and Breakfast and self-contained contemporary luxury accommodation, set in the shade of Mount Manaia . Our two accommodation options are : The Studio - self- contained with fully fitted kitchen, sleeps up to 4 people. The Bayview Suite - A spacious room with a kingsize bed and stunning sea views Both rooms have ensuite shower and Sky TV. Spa bathroom and sauna are also available for guests ... more   less 

Additional Information about Flutes

Address: 2119 Whangarei Heads Road | McLeod Bay RD4, Whangarei 0174, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Price Range: RM285 - RM390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“The Bayview is a B&B room with a superking bed and ensuite. The courtyard appartment is self contained and can sleep up to 4 adults.”
MadVic2002, 2 Apr 2012 | Read review
“For B&B there is only the one room”
susanj652, 18 Jan 2012 | Read review
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