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River Retreat Bed & Breakfast

Traveller (22)
Room & Suite (9)
Pool & Beach (6)
838 Puketona Road, Paihia 0204 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
4 Star accommodation
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Relax and enjoy our magical riverside setting, private and tranquil, close to shop, restaurants and beaches a wonderful base to see all that the north has to offer. Look forward to seeing you soon Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$136 - US$177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
RiverRun Retreat
Also Known As
River Retreat Bed & Breakfast Paihia, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
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838 Puketona Road, Paihia 0204 New Zealand
Getting there
Kerikeri Airport14 km
Whangarei Airport60 km
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Room & Suite (9)
Pool & Beach (6)
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Everything is amazing at this place. First of all: Karen and Kerry are wonderful hosts. Karen does make a superb breakfast every morning. Everything is fresh and it is presented just wonderful in the main building. You feel so welcome. We had very nice talks...More

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Response from Karen O, Owner at River Retreat Bed & BreakfastResponded 11 February 2018

Wow Thank you very much. River Retreat is a unique property offering a wonderfuly peaceful stay for our guests. Kerry & I really appreciate your comments. Thank you Kerry & Karen

Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

My partner and I booked into this secluded little BnB on the way to Paihia. The views out to the river were beautiful and the setting was very tranquil. The accommodation was top notch and the service even better. Breakfast was exquisite and we both...More

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Response from Karen O, Owner at River Retreat Bed & BreakfastResponded 2 February 2018

It was a real pleasure to have you both stay, you were also our first couple to celebrate their wedding night with us so extra special to us as well. Thank you for your kind words on River Retreat and we wish you both a...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay a few days ago at this beautiful place sooooo much! Best breakfast ever! Fresh fruits, best eggs and things aside! The room with a wonderful view is big and comfortable. We had all we need and more. Every day specials like...More

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Response from Karen O, Owner at River Retreat Bed & BreakfastResponded 9 January 2018

Happy New Year Daniela and Chris, We are very happy you enjoyed staying with us it was a pleasure to meet you both. Thank you for taking the time to comment it does mean a lot to us to know that what we are doing...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

From the moment we arrived Karen made us feel So Welcome. Our Queen River View Room was perfect and So Comfy it was everything and more to make our stay so relaxing. Every detail has been so well thought out and Karen adds her Magic...More

Thank Tissh
Response from Karen O, Owner at River Retreat Bed & BreakfastResponded 1 May 2017

What can I say but thank you. It has been an amazing first summer for us at River Retreat, we have had such lovely people from all over the world come and visit us as part of their stay in New Zealand. Kerry and I...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

The accommodation is separate but very close to the owner’s main property. The room we had was a good size with a lot of nice touches and attention to detail. The room had a real quality feel to it. The bathroom was a good size...More

Thank Chris-and-Soo
Response from Karen O, Owner at River Retreat Bed & BreakfastResponded 20 April 2017

Hello again Kerry and I are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Our aim is for our guest to feel comfortable while they are here, and to have a pleasent time. Being central to Paihia and Kerikeri makes touring the Bay of Islands...More

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10 June 2018|
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Response from Karen O | Property representative |
Hello Linda We have two rooms the River Room with views of the glen and river and the Garden room which opens up to a garden area. Both room are the same but have different views. The Garden Room has a patio at the back of... More
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"Both Rooms are Lovely"
29 Apr 2017
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"The attic room suitable for singles or larger group with queen bed and two singles"
13 Apr 2017
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"Garden room provides a lovely private garden courtyard sitting area. River room provides views of the river."
4 Apr 2017
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"There are three private villas but ask for the one facing the river."
6 Oct 2016
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