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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

Our stay at the Boathouse was absolute heaven. Although it's located right next to the ferry, we were never disturbed by noise or commotion. Our ground-level apartment was well-maintained and tastefully decorated, with everything anyone could need: a spacious living-dining area with flat-screen TV, fully-equipped gourmet kitchen, huge bathroom, and two bedrooms. We enjoyed sitting out on the deck, drinking... More 

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Thank camilledul
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

From the moment we walked in we were blown away by the view and the quality of the apartment. High quality fixtures and fittings and hosts that make sure you have a great time. Even caught a few fish off the deck!!! Dont want to leave. Fantastic place.

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Thank Craig W
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We were part of a large group of friends who rented this property for 2 weeks. People came for 2 or 3 days to spend time with very special mates. It was fantastic! Although wet we found plenty to do within walking distance. The servicing of the Apartment was outstanding. It would suit from toddlers to elderly as long as... More 

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Thank Bridget P
Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2014

We were very impressed with the quality and location of the Boathouse. We stayed in the upper level apartment, aptly named 'the Bridge'. We had wanted to book the apartment on the ground floor known as 'the Landing' (basically because of their photo of fishing over the side of the deck) but as it was already taken we booked the... More 

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1 Thank Nikki14
Frankston, Australia
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51 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Stayed in 'The Landing' for 2 nights late October. This has got to be the best place we have ever stayed in and we have been fortunate enough to have stayed in many lovely places. It is incredibly spacious, from the massive bathroom to the kitchen, to the wrap around balcony and main bedroom. There are beautiful views from every... More 

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1 Thank Angelbabie
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9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

Clean comfortable and modern. The apartments have everything a family would need and are a great base for exploring the area. The ferry is literally right next to the building and would get annoying from a privacy perspective if one stayed for a long period. For a couple of days it was no issue and is not really too noisy.... More 

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1 Thank Travelheapsoftimes
Melbourne, Australia
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107 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

This is a gorgeous, bright, airy, welcoming apartment, sitting over the water. The kitchen is very well appointed but if you don't feel like cooking for yourself, at the General Store, two minutes walk away, you can get takeaway pizza and a good cup of coffee. Opua is quieter than some other towns in the Bay of Islands but it... More 

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1 Thank MarlzL
San Marino, California
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

What a terrific place, lovingly cared for and top notch. Right next to the Russel Ferry but quiet -- center of the action but peaceful at the same time.Away from the bigger tourist area of Pahia yet only a 5 minute drive away. Excellent accommodation with beautiful kitchen and bathroom with heated floors. Plenty of heaters to keep warm in... More 

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2 Thank Valerie J
Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews
32 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 November 2013

We stayed in The Landing, the lower apartment. We absolutely lved every minute of the stay and appreciated all the extra touches like masses of towels, excellent kitchen and views from every window. We were able to fish from the deck ....and yes we caught fish....we did send them back to grow bigger but it was fun and did entertain... More 

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Sydney
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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2012

What a great find, we loved it, very quiet even though its right next to the car ferry, it has everything you could possibly want, a very comfortable place for 2 couples or hire the whole place out with a group, I'd recommend the Boathouse over a hotel. Its a great view, you can fish off the balcony (yes really... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located entirely over the water, with exquisite sea-views, the Boathouse consists of two spacious, luxurious apartments with spacious balconies. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Boathouse

Address: 5 Beechy Street, Opua 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Opua
Price Range: €194 - €327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Boathouse 5*
Number of rooms: 2
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“upstairs and down. Watch the online video. The southern rooms look out on the ferry. Northern are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 322bridgetp, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I recommend the top apartment. If we had stayed in the Landing apartment downstairs I think we would have been more aware of the ferry next door as it is almost at eye level with the front of that apartment, so I think privacy may be compromised.”
 of 5 bubbles Nikki14, 8 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Either of the two apartments will give you a great stay”
 of 5 bubbles Angelbabie, 11 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Downstairs unit The Landing (street level) is a straight walk from car through neat boathouse door way foyer into separate apartment.”
 of 5 bubbles valeriej504, 21 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Either the Bridge (upper) or Landing would be perfect but we stayed in the lower to enjoy fishing and be closer to the water.”
 of 5 bubbles wilhem_7, 14 Nov 2013 | Read review
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