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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We (my partner and our dog) spent 6 days at Beach Abode and it could not have been better. The place is absolutely dog friendly, so if you have a 4 leg friend this is the place to go. The place is immaculate and only a few meters from the beach. It is just perfect. The picture is the few...

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to make your review. As you know I absolutely adore dogs and as I fellow traveler with pet I was determined that 4 legged friends would be welcome. I have been very pleasantly rewarded by extremely responsible pet owners like yourselves who take their responsibility of travelling with a dog very seriously. Thank you...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Beach Abode in the Beach-break unit for a week over Christmas. We wanted a quiet, relaxing place that was close to the beach to hear the waves each night and that was also dog-friendly (which can be a challenge to find). Beach Abode was just perfect. Lyall and Bryn are fantastic hosts and so welcoming. He has...

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and your adventures on Ninety Mile Beach. One never does tire of the beauty of a west coast sunset. Bryn also thoroughly enjoyed your visit and we look forward to meeting you again in the future. Regards, Lyall

North Shore
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Amazing place to stay, so quiet and relaxing with 90 Mile Beach right there in front of you. Lyall and Bryn were wonderful hosts, happy to have a chat, suggest things to do, or in Bryn's case, bring you a ball to throw :) Sitting on the deck with a glass of wine, watching the most beautiful sunsets - bliss!...

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review from your stay last year. I am glad you enjoyed your stay here, particularly the stunning Ahipara Sunset. I hope you enjoy all your future travels. Kind Regards, Lyall.

Palmerston North
Reviewed 18 September 2016

A wonderful location with the sound of the ocean to lull you to sleep in a very clean and comfortable apartment .We can recommend any one of the 3 apartments available , as Lyall gave us a tour of the whole facility, that he owns and runs very efficiently . We will return . Thankyou Lyall

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay. I'm very glad you enjoyed your time here, whether wild or calm the sea always provides a great backdrop to a stay in Ahipara. I hope the rest of your Far North visit was a happy and successful one. Regards, Lyall

Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were very enjoying to stay in the Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge for many things. Lyall is lovely owner. Your dog is friendly for kids ! It is a very nice place, amazing sunset, great beach. This place is very clean, nice equipment, so what do you want more? I recommand this place for all people very good quality and...

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay. Bryn enjoys all the attention the kids give him and I'm glad you got to see the beautiful Ahipara sunset. Kind regards, Lyaĺl.

Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We stayed 2 nights in the Beach Break apartment. Lyall was very welcoming and provided great hospitality throughout our stay.The unit was spotlessly clean and contained all we needed. The location is extremely relaxing and the view from the apartment stunning. We could not have asked for more... Thank you Lyall. We will be back!!.

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay and the beautiful west coast sunsets. You, of course, will be welcome back any time. Regards, Lyall

Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

From the time we arrived we were made very welcome. My mother and I plus my labradoodle felt relaxed. We were shown to our unit were Lyall and Bryn (chocolate lab) had set up on the deck a bean bag with dog towel and bowl of water .Chairs with blankets for our sun setting evening over 90 mile beach. Unit...

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. Summer or Winter 90 Mile Beach is a great place to spend walking with your dog. I'm glad you got to enjoy the sunset views from the terrace as well. Regards Lyall

Reviewed 20 June 2016

Lyall and Bryn (the labrador) made us instantly welcome. Fabulous views with lovely spaces to relax inside and out. Our bikes were garaged by Lyall and sightseeing was easy with his knowledge. We stayed in the Sandy cove studio perfect for 4 nights, great bed. We also viewed the other apartments for another holiday planned with 2 couples. Great standard...

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and taking part in the Far North Flash Cycle Ride and riding your bikes on 90 Mile Beach and Shipwreck Bay. I look forward to meeting you both again. Regards, Lyall and Bryn.

Auckland
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We stayed two nights in the Seascape two bedroom apartment and would highly recommend it especially if you are travelling with pets as it was extremely pet friendly. The apartment had everything that was needed plus more. Some lovely little touches just added to the enjoyment of the stay. Was very clean and comfortable and the view from the porch...

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, I'm glad you and your family enjoyed your stay here. Seascape apartment is an ideal size for a family of four, plus of course the all important additional fur baby. Bryn, the lab, enjoys the company as well. Regards, Lyall

San Diego, California
Reviewed 23 April 2016

After two months of driving madly every day, hiking furiously, sightseeing vigorously, and generally running ourselves ragged, we arrived at Beach Abode. We had planned to do more of the above, but found that we couldn't tear ourselves away from the perfect place to relax and gear up for Auckland and the flight home. The peace and tranquility that embraced...

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Lyall-BeachAbode, Owner at Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write your review. I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay. One of the beauties of Ahipara is that you can be as active or chilled out as you wish. I'm also glad to hear you got to meet some of my ex colleagues. We like to think New Zealand is small enough to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
I would like to invite you to come and stay in one of the luxurious apartments in one of the most stunning, unspoiled settings in the Far North. There are 3 independent, private self-contained beachfront apartments available for either short term or longer term. All apartments have private entrances, fully equipped kitchens, bathrooms, lounge and dining areas and off road parking. On the sea-side of each apartment you have covered decks, table & chairs for el fresco dining & viewing our stunning west coast sunsets. A private path from the property takes you out towards 90 Mile Beach. The apartments are a balance of high standard amenities in a scenic location at an equitable price. Apartments are decorated using quality textiles & art from the Pacific Rim. Apartments are contemporary, very well maintained, luxurious & well equipped with everything you need for a temporary home away from home. Some of the other amenities include quality beds with crisp cotton sheets, free Wi-Fi internet, housekeeping services, all linen & towels, beach towels included in rate. We have solar hot water with electric boost, recycling and non-toxic cleaners used in the servicing and cleaning of all apartments. I will be on hand to help with any bookings or questions you may have to make your stay a most enjoyable one. Your host, Lyall (and Bryn the Chocolate Labrador) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beach Abode Beachfront Lodge

Address: 11 Korora Street | PO Box 134, Ahipara, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Ahipara
Price Range: €75 - €124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Seascape for 4 people, Beach Break for 2, with sea sound.”
nigelr994, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room with sea views”
GARH21, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face the sea, so nice and quiet, we slept really well. Plus excellent coffee!”
  • Crystal clear clean water and golden beach
  • NZ Doteril
  • Sunrise
  • 90 Mile beach - the start
Annarrol, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Only three. You can not go wrong with any.”
m1128jm17, 18 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The surf and cicadas make lovely background music. All apartments were equally good.”
ellenm699, 26 Feb 2015 | Read review
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