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    Within The Bays

    49 Tarapatiki Drive, Whitianga 3510, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent95%
    • Very good4%
    • Average0%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “homemade beer” (6 reviews)
    “anne marie” (4 reviews)
    “glass of wine” (8 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
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    1 - 5 of 62 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My daughter and I spent 3 wonderful days staying with Annemarie & Hans. Their home is a wonderful base for exploring the area. The two rooms we had shared a "Jack & Jill" shower room, and everything was immaculate. A lot of thought has gone...More

    Thank PatrickTwomey
    Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Patrick, Thank you very much for this review! We enjoyed your stay with us and thought you both did really well on the spinning wheel one evening. Not everybody manages to spin some yarn the old fashioned way :) Kindest regards, Annemarie and Hans

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Anne-Marie and Hans are lovely hosts who made us feel at home at "Within the Bays". Prior to arriving, Anne-Marie provided great tips for a hike, visiting the Hot Water beach, and even made reservations at a French Restaurant and Lost Spring Resort for us....More

    Thank marielenas5
    Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Marielenas5, Thank you very much for your kind review. We loved having you two at our place! Kindest regards, Annemarie and Hans

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We absolutely agree with all the 5 star reviews "Within the Bays" has received.Annemarie and Hans are wonderful, friendly, helpful and informative. They manage to beautifully navigate the fine line between friendliness and respect for privacy. This is only the second time my husband has...More

    Thank familydoc
    Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear familydoc, Thank you so much for this review; we appreciate it very much! We enjoyed your stay with us; it was like having old friends over! Enjoy the rest of your holiday. Kindest regards, Annemarie and Hans

    Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

    Out of the 11 places we spent our nights, Within The Bays is a firm favourite. Anne-Marie and Hans were delightful hosts who made us feel most welcomed. We enjoyed their company thoroughly. If you're looking for a cosy, clean and comfortable home to return...More

    Thank Yulesss
    Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 10 June 2017

    Dear Yulesss, Thank you for taking the time to write this review: very much appreciated. It was lovely to meet you two! I think you have both found a new hobby in needle felting: the dice and planet you made are wonderful! Kindest regards, Annemarie...More

    Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

    We were here for two nights and did enjoy the stay very much. The warm welcome, the nipple and bites in the evening but most of all we appreciated the stories about the nature, the birds and the culture of this beautiful country. Thanks for...More

    Thank Frieder S
    Response from withinthebays, Owner at Within The BaysResponded 11 May 2017

    Dear Frieder S, Thank you for taking the time to write this nice review! We are glad you liked the nibbles and bites we served with the home brew beer. :) It was lovely to meet you! Kindest regards, Annemarie and Hans

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • US$184 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 2
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Coromandel Peninsula >
    • Whitianga
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    Room Tips
    "The room has a beautiful view. We loved waking up to looking over the Bay"
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    "The views are amazing"
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    "Rooms both are very good. Shared bathroom. Balcons. Insectscreens. Very good wifi."
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    "Two rooms separated by a large bathroom. Both rooms are only rented to families or traveling parties who..."
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