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    Bay View Apartment

    57 Wellington Street | Bay of Islands, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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    2017-07-30 2017-07-31
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    Traveller (3)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    • Excellent84%
    • Very good16%
    • Average0%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
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    “great hosts” (2 reviews)
    “pip” (5 reviews)
    “oliver” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Laundry Service
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 9 March 2016

    We spent a week staying in Russell at "A Place in the Sun". The location is simply perfect for viewing Russell and the Bay. It was great to wake in the morning and watch the boats on the water and take in the tranquility of...More

    Thank DavidPAdelaide
    Reviewed 13 August 2014

    I have stayed many times at this B&B. Pip and Oliver are great hosts. The view and location are great. I can't say enough. It is a short walk into the historic whaling village and first capital of New Zealand. Easy bus access and just...More

    Thank Lynn S
    Reviewed 7 December 2013

    We stayed over New Years 2012. Absolutely amazing views. Accommodation was fantastic - exactly what we were looking for. All amenities were available and the place felt like home. Pip and Oliver made the stay even more enjoyable with their friendly hospitality. Location superb, a...More

    Thank Hakaraia
    Response from pippalongstockings, Owner at Bay View ApartmentResponded 22 December 2013

    It was a delight to have your family spend a week with us at 'A Place in the Sun' last summer. Russell is the place you keep in your heart and remember the sunshine when it is winter on the other side of the world....More

    Reviewed 1 April 2011

    Our host provided a great welcome and was very attentive. She provided the most delicious breakfasts with fresh fruit/and or her own preserved fruit. The room provided was small and a bit cramped, but was enough space for a couple of nights. The location and...More

    Thank Ruth O
    Response from pipylongstockings, Owner at Bay View ApartmentResponded 23 September 2012

    Yes, we love the great view of the bay too. When we can't be out there at least we can see others having fun. More hanging space?...we'll work on it.

    Reviewed 23 November 2010

    'A Place in the Sun', which is a little paradise is set on a hillside overlooking Russell Harbour and only a short walk down a steep hill to the friendly town of Russell. The owners, Pip and Oliver are really welcoming and make sure their...More

    Thank BrenandHev
    Response from pipylongstockings, Owner at Bay View ApartmentResponded 23 September 2012

    Your description of A Place in the Sun as a 'little paradise' is perfect. We enjoyed your company. Come back soon. Pip

    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$107 - US$203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Northland Region >
    • Bay of Islands >
    • Russell
    • Also Known As
    • Bay View Apartment Russell, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
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