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Cliff Edge by the Sea

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent two enjoyable nights at the Cliff Edge and loved it Fantastic views and and a home filled with interesting art make for a great place to stay And Peter Meier and his adorable dog Charlie were welcoming hosts

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing property, out of this world spectacular views, awesome decor, Peter made us feel totally welcome and pampered. Outstanding meal - prepared especially for us. A beautiful serene and relaxing atmosphere. The whole place is to die for!!! - Would recommend to anyone if they...More

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Response from PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the SeaResponded 4 weeks ago

thank you Lisa & Michael, I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. As I have said many times before, it makes it all worth while! Please come back one day- and in the meantime please spread the word! and of course thank you very...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018

Cliff Edge was recommended to us by friends in AU who know the hospitality industry. We have had the most amazing culinary experience here at Cliff Edge with our host and chef extraordinaire Peter . He prepared 2 dinners for us and our accommodation in...More

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Response from PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the SeaResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jane & Joe I am delighted that you enjoyed the Cliff Edge experience, and in particular the views and the cooking.From my point of view, it makes it all worthwhile! Hope to see you again in the not so distant future take care -...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

We stayed at the “Cliff Edge By The Sea” in July 2018, but sadly only for one night. The Hotel has views to die for, & Peter is a wonderful & a very accommodating hoist! From every window, on any level, the views are spectacular,...More

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Response from PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the SeaResponded 10 July 2018

Dear Men at work delighted that you enjoyed the 'Cliff Edge' experience, and yes, I agree with you that you should have stayed longer. There is always a next time. Would love to welcome you back and thank you for your kind words and of...More

Reviewed 28 March 2018

Its really a good news bad news type of review, Peter the owner is a wonderful chef and prepared 2 incredible meals for us, along with some nice New Zealand wine. Yes he has a very different personality that you have to warm up too...More

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Response from PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the SeaResponded 20 April 2018

Dear Greg Y, thank you for your review. I agree with you in that Cliff Edge is not a hotel, I look at it as a guest lodge, a step up from a B&B as I offer dining in addition to the lodging. and I...More

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Cliff Edge, by the Sea provides a unique accommodation experience in NZs stunning Bay of Islands, combining the warmth and comfort of a private residence with the sophistication of a boutique hotel.The Lodge has 3 More guest bedrooms and a one bedroom studio apartment.The bedrooms [approx. 4X4 mtrs]are tastefully appointed, decorated in warm neutral colors,luxurious carpets, floor to ceiling windows and silk block out silk curtains.All rooms have their own suite bathrooms with walk in showers. In addition the Waitangi room has a large jacuzzi Breakfast is included in the tariff, dinners are a relaxed 3-4 course affairs catering only for in house guests. they are optional but highly recommended.Your host Peter Meier is an accomplished chef, who in his restaurant days "Casuarina Restaurant & Country Inn" in Australias Hunter Valley wine country won many culinary awards Less
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$217 - US$295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Opua
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$217 - US$295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Opua
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Response from Greg Y | Reviewed this property |
Peter advises that the rooms could use a good cleaning. It’s a very nice location and the meal he prepared was excellent !! It’s more like a lodge than a hotel so it’s your preference.
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"Any of the rooms have spectacular views and king size beds with top of the line linens"
4 weeks ago
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"All rooms have a spectacular view"
9 Oct 2018
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"Its really a lodge/Bed and Breakfast, its not a Hotel. No A/C in the rooms"
27 Mar 2018
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"Do not go here, the owner is unhelpful and rude"
16 Feb 2018
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