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Cliff Edge by the Sea

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Binfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We had a 2 night visit and our suite had the most stunning views of the bay and Russell Island. Firstly you should definitely have an evening meal here as the cooking is superb. A must. Room very comfortable (but please supply hand towels) and everything is designed to make guests comfortable including a super lounge. Very enjoyable

Thank Paul S
Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Visited Cliff Edge 2 weeks ago and went back last week with a friend. The location of this lodge is magnificent with unparalleled views on the bay area. Peter, the owner, is a great host and his sidekick Daniel is both a passionate and humorous person. Rooms are very comfortable, great beds and stunning views. Location is one of a...

1Thank K3850RJronaldm
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Cliff Edge is a stunning place. The view is amazing and the rooms a very good. The served food is also of high quality. So why not 5 dots then? That has to do with the host. In the last three weeks we have stayed in several B&B's and with no exemption the hosts always did their utmost best to...

1Thank prvakantie
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 February 2017

One of the most enjoyable stays we have ever experienced in any hotel. Cliff Edge is on the top of a cliff with superb far reaching views across the Bay of Islands. Rooms are large with decking balconies from which to enjoy the views. Peter the owner is a fantastic chef and you must eat in on the evenings he...

2Thank Paul M
Sudbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Brilliant place to stay,stunning views over bay. Had the apartment which gave us more room and flexibility. Lovely breakfast good choice and local produce. Dinner is a must ,great food and great host would stay again if in area.

1Thank mrsSJI
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Great view, very nice rooms, Peter was great, and Charlie the Cliff Edge mascot was entertaining. Location was great and great walk just down at the water's edge to Pahia. Foods was tailored to our request and was wonderful.

1Thank Richard S
Tierra Verde, Florida
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This was such a welcome surprise at the end of our month long holiday. The views are spectacular, the rooms comfortable & homey & the beds comfortable! The best surprise of all is the host! He is a bit crusty but you end up loving his dry sense of humor & direct approach. A man than has been in the...

1Thank KAW0107
PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the Sea, responded to this review

thank you very much, I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay and it was indeed a pleasure to look after you, and of course cook for you. You were both delightful. wishing you all the best from "Old Crusty" and if course Charley!!!

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing 4 night stay here and it wasn't long enough, we really didn't want to leave! The views are absolutely stunning from every room, sunrises, sunsets, changing cloud formations, boats and wildlife could easily keep you rooted to the same spot all day long! Your host, Peter, makes sure your every need is met and is an...

1Thank sunnystraddie
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were rebooked from our original intended location to Cliff Edge. I wish we would have known what Cliff Edge was like beforehand. Peter was a fabulous host. We arranged for dinner during our stay. Peter has a great knowledge of food and pairings. The dinners included local veg and proteins. Great flavors and perfectly seasoned! The room and the...

1Thank Frank E
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful spot close to Paihia and Russell, overlooking the water. You can watch the boats go by for hours here. The night sky is just incredible - I've never seen so many stars. We stayed just one night and the room was very comfortable. The bath was lovely too.

1Thank Zara P

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cliff Edge, by the Sea provides a unique accommodation experience in NZs stunning Bay of Islands, combining the warmth and comfort of a private residence with the sophistication of a boutique hotel.The Lodge has 3 guest bedrooms and a one bedroom studio apartment.The bedrooms [approx. 4X4 mtrs]are tastefully appointed, decorated in warm neutral colors,luxurious carpets, floor to ceiling windows and silk block out silk curtains.All rooms have their own suite bathrooms with walk in showers. In addition the Waitangi room has a large jacuzzi Breakfast is included in the tariff, dinners are a relaxed 3-4 course affairs catering only for in house guests. they are optional but highly recommended.Your host Peter Meier is an accomplished chef, who in his restaurant days "Casuarina Restaurant & Country Inn" in Australias Hunter Valley wine country won many culinary awards ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cliff Edge by the Sea

Address: Richardson Road West | [ off English Bay Rd ], Opua, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Opua
Price Range: RM718 - RM860 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Cliff Edge by the Sea 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All rooms have great views with the rooms in the front having 180 degrees outlook”
K3850RJronaldm, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Front two rooms have much better views.”
990PaulM, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Sit and talk with Peter. Hr has had a full life and has great knowledge of foods and wines.”
, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms have private balconies.”
880gailc, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for full sea view.”
loug181, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
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