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Kate and Lynne warmly invite you to make yourself at home during your New Zealand travel, in our spacious and comfortable Auckland bed and breakfast. 10 minutes from Auckland central city, Ponsonby Rd, Parnell and close to other attractions. At The Big Blue House we provide a welcoming & safe haven for travellers. We are women friendly, family, and children friendly.
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Breakfast included
Public Wifi
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Refrigerator in room
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Very friendly, relaxed atmosphere. I felt truly welcome and at home in the Big Blue House. I stayed in the Seaview Room that has an ensuite. Big, comfortable bed and the room was also very big. Felt pampered. (Appreciated the mini-fridge in the room, too.) Kate and Lynne are
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We had stayed in a B & B in the Bay of Islands for same price at the start of our trip and we were very disappointed when we stayed here at the end of our holiday. No comparison in service and quality of the rooms. Bad communication from owners that they were not going to be
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Response from Kate P, Owner at Big Blue House
Responded Jan. 29, 2016
Hi Jacqui I'm so sorry you didn't enjoy your stay with us. We work hard to make our guests comfortable and look after them. I was away when you came but had left the house in good hands. We usually let guests know we will be away but it must have slipped my mind this time what with Christmas and getting away on holiday. I'm glad you had a good time in New Zealand and hope your visit to Auckland went well, kind regards, Kate.
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I always stay here on my trips to Auckland. Kate and Lynne provide a wonderful personal service without being too obtrusive...And it's great value! Heartily recommended! There's a great little coffee shop down the road too..
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We have stayed here on more than one occasion and loved it ! The rooms were clean and comfortable and it is very much what it says on the tin !! A "homestay" but with the VERY best hospitality ever! The other facilities are just the icing on the cake to what was a lovely place
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I travelled with 2 children from the UK to NZ and stayed here for just over 2 weeks... the ladies were very accomodating and friendly, always asking if we had everything we needed and suggesting things to do for the kids. We had the big room upstairs, with views over Grey Lynn
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"Seaview room for luxury and ensuite with view to the west."
"The large Ensuite room on the front corner is great for either just a couple or it is easily big enough to be a family room."
New ZealandNorth IslandAucklandAuckland Central
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