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Tweed Heads, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This B&B is in a great location, only a short walk to the resort centre's shops, restaurants, and ferry wharf. Our host is a real gentleman who made every effort to ensure we had a comfortable stay and also gave us lots of information about the area. Breakfasts were sumptuous and came with stunning views over the bay to Russell....

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Marlin-House-Paihia, Manager at Marlin House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Nigel Thank you for your wonderful comments, I aim to make our guests as comfortable as possible. Cheers Ray

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Marlin House is centrally located and the room features impressive water views. The room and all facilities were excellent and it was a very pleasant place to stay and relax. A very short walk to the water where the restaurants and shops are located

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Marlin-House-Paihia, Owner at Marlin House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Steve Thank you for your kind comments. Hope to see you another time.

Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic! Great hosts can't be anymore helpful and accommodating! Great hotel would highly recommend and would love to stay again. Great breakfasts you won't go hungry!! Short stroll to the seafront and superb views from the hotel!

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Marlin-House-Paihia, Owner at Marlin House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Dean Loved to have you and thanks for your kind words. Breakfast is a winner isnt it. Hopefully see you again sometime. Cheers

Reviewed 3 October 2016

Amazing view from the bedroom, excellent spa suite, hosts very nice and smiling. Only 2 minutes from the beach and every restaurants and activities. A quiet corner where you can relax and enjoy the sea and the sun!

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Marlin-House-Paihia, Manager at Marlin House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you back again one day.

Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location on the hill looking over the ocean. We stayed in the spa suite and the whole room was more then amazing. Huge bed even bigger bathroom and spa bath, fluffy robes, Sky tv, great view from bed and a lovely kitchenette! The hosts were incredibly friendly and helpful. The breakfast in the morning was better then any cafe...

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Marlin-House-Paihia, Owner at Marlin House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Scarlett Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Ray loves doing breakfast for everyone. Hope to see you back again soon.

Tauranga
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Had a excellent stay at this venue. Our hosts were so accommodating. The rooms were outstanding and exceeded our requirements. Great views of Pihia and looking to come back to this accommodation in the summer.

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Marlin-House-Paihia, Owner at Marlin House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Anthony Thank you for your lovely words. Delighted to have you back in the Summer.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I booked in to the Spa Suite as part of a weekend away to Paihia for my husbands birthday. RIght from the start Helen and her husband (the owners) were so helpful, warm and welcoming - Helen provided me with a range of recommendations for restaurants and was very flexible with our arrival time given we were driving up from...

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Marlin-House-Paihia, Owner at Marlin House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Chelsea Thank you for taking the time to write us an outstanding review. It was a pleasure to host you both and we welcome you back anytime!

Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Had such an amazing time in Paihia and this B & B made it that much better! The room was great, well maintained and came with free bubbles and chocolate! The staff were friendly and always willing to help with whatever we needed. Our bed was fantastic, the spa was awesome and after a long day their subscription to Sky...

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Marlin-House-Paihia, Owner at Marlin House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Jerry & Sarah Thank you for your kind words. We loved having you here and welcome you back sometime in the future.

Mangonui
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Very friendly service, lovely room, incredibly comfortable bed. All in all a lovely place to stay, just a couple of minor things we noticed that didn't really impact our stay but diminished the quality of the room like the kitchenette which has obviously been redone but the painting not finished

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Marlin-House-Paihia, Owner at Marlin House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hi Heather Thank you for your comments. We are continuously upgrading our rooms to make them more comfortable for our guests.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Wonderful views, cozy atmosphere! Definitely can recommend for families or group of friends. Some neighbours downstairs, but usually quite and nice. Paihia is a dream place itself. Friendly people as well as at the house!

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Marlin-House-Paihia, Manager at Marlin House Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Its great to hear from you, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We look forward to your return with your group of friends or family.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Marlin House is a comfortable colonial-style home set in a subtropical garden with ample off-street parking.Substantial decks provide stunning views of the Bay of Islands. An easy four minute walk to the beach, wharf, cafe's, restaurants and central Paihia. Marlin House offers three generous sized suites, each with a private entrance, a sitting and dinning area, ensuite, fridge, microwave and TV. Tea and coffee making facilities are alson provided.With Rogers restaurant/chef, experience we look forward to treating you to a special breakfast which will ensure a great start to the days many activities this region has to offer. Tailord excursions or activities can be orgainised. Lunch hampers and evening meals are available by arrangement. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marlin House Bed & Breakfast

Address: 15 Bayview Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $187 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Marlin House Bed & Breakfast 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Spa suit has the best view!”
 of 5 bubbles SOram1010, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Better for a group of friends than couples due to the bed/room setup. Beds are extremely comfortable and the kitchen was in top notch condition. Lots of room to spread out in and amazing view from the lounge. Amazing outdoor areas for dining at as well. ”
 of 5 bubbles KristenH415, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I had a Kingfish Suite, for two People, two-Night Stay. It was a basic room with a huge bed, lounge area, tv, ensuite and dining table with sink and microwave. I was shown a bigger room with more options which could cater for a bigger group of people, like family of friends. That room included a Spa.”
 of 5 bubbles makoya05, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“King room on second floor with private entrance and private porch.”
 of 5 bubbles X6111HWmaryw, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Grab the upper floor to have a view across the bay”
 of 5 bubbles emsabroad_1973, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
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