We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Traveller (120)
Room & Suite (29)
Dining (19)
Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“amazing hosts”(5 reviews)
“superb cuisine”(2 reviews)
“native birds”(3 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
5 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Additional information
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (143)
Filter reviews
140 results
Traveller rating
120
11
4
3
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
120
11
4
3
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsamazing hostssuperb cuisinenative birdshoney moonpohutukawa treesnapperhauraki gulfrelaxing staywonderful weekendisland paradisewhite sand beachcouple of nightsbridal suitemagical weddinglittle thingscity lifewalk along the beach
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 140 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An absolute treat at the retreat , is how I would describe The Beach House. Luke and Karina are wonderful hosts and Karina Top Chef! I The most relaxing time , bush walks, the sound of Weka & Tui, just heaven.

Thank 1lizzy1344
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently travelled to Kawau Island with my sister and my parents to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. First impressions of The Beach House in Vivian Bay by boat were magical. We were met by a friendly young lady and guided the short walk to...More

Thank Coryl B
Reviewed 17 April 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to The Beach House. It was my first visit, Karena & Luke made sure I felt most welcome. Karena cooked some fantastic food & also took the time to talk about the local area & inhabitants (weka, wallabies, kiwis). The...More

3  Thank Roodles_23
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Gorgeous setting, on the beach with bush backdrop. The "Courtyard" room we stayed in was very average and basic (could do with more interior flair and bathroom tiles need work - smelt damp) but hospitality from the new Irish managers, Karena and Luke was fantastic....More

Thank Wendy D
Response from luke_and_karina, Manager at The Beach HouseResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you so much Wendy, it was a pleasure to have you and Greg over the weekend! We are both flattered that you enjoyed our casual but attentive approach to customer service. It gives us reassurance on our new adventure here at the beach house,...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Our experience at the beach house was a huge disappointment, we paid so much for our room and it was our honeymoon, the owners turned up the second morning, and proceeded to nail the deck, use a generator, and have a digger digging up the...More

1  Thank Greer2013
View more reviews
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$209 - US$342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$209 - US$342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (120)
Room & Suite (29)
Dining (19)
Pool & Beach (15)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Beach House staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Take swimmers, light walking shoes (triainers) & a good book."
Read review
"Book a room with seaview if in your budget to make the most of your experience."
Read review
"There isn't much to do but relax, which would have been lovely if we were given the chance too."
Read review
"Get the Vivian Bay Room."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing