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Guildford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

Absolutely stunning location overlooking Bay of Islands. Owner is also chef. Communal lounge and guests who stay to dine eat together round one table. Great opportunity to share stories and find good places to visit. Peter Meier the owner likes you to treat it as a home from home and is very welcoming. He is an excellent chef and uses... More 

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Hampshire, England
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Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Cliff Edge for two nights and thoroughly enjoyed Peter's hospitality. Our room had a view mainly to the side but that didn't matter as we were only in there at night. The guest lounge has a 180 degree view out over the Bay of Islands so any spare time was spent there. We had an amazing dinner... More 

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Bucks
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

Spent 3 nights between Christmas and New Year. Very comfy 4/5 bedroom B&B with optional superb food from Peter - ex food writer of Sydney Sunday Telegraph. Option for all guests to eat at large table in the evening. We met some fascinating people and would thoroughly recommend to do this. Location is 20 minutes walk from a nice, simple... More 

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Hiawassee, Georgia
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2016

My wife and I and 2 traveling friends spent 2 wonderful nights here and enjoyed every minute. The rooms were very comfortable and the living areas were open with fantastic views looking over the bay. The owner, Peter prepared a wonderful several course dinner for us that was like being at a 5 star restaurant. We sat out on the... More 

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Pershore, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 January 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights on a motorcycle tour of the North Island. Our host, Peter, was very generous and our stay very comfortable. The room was lovely and Peter cooked dinner which was out of this world! Breakfasts were first class too. An interesting mix of guests when we were there and new friends made. Oh, I nearly... More 

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Kibworth Beauchamp, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

Spent an interesting time here in the company of a range of other guests. The house is perched on a cliff with fantastic views to the north, east and south east. The accommodation is comfortable and tastefully decorated. The public area is very comfortable with a panoramic veranda. Breakfast was fine although the host only managed cooked eggs in his... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Our four days at Cliff Edge by the Sea will remain one of our treasured travel experiences in a lifetime of travel on six continents. The beautiful lodge takes full advantage of the stunning panorama of the boats and passing ferries on the water below with walls of glass and broad terraces on many levels that insure a constant view... More 

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PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Ruth & John, delighted you liked your stay, and thank you very much for your kind words and also the images of CE,the views, food and Charlie Guests like you who enjoy Cliff Edge, its magnificent waterviews, and my hospitality and cooking- makes it all worthwhile. Charlie still is the darling of the guests and of course laps up... More 

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Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

My hubby and I felt we needed a bit of time away. We absolutely loved Cliff Edge from the moment we walked in the door. The service was amazing, the rooms with stunning and the views were to die for. We came away from the weekend feeling like we had had the most wonderful excape we had been looking for.... More 

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PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Vanessa L thank you for your kind words and I am delighted that you and your hubby enyoyed your escape and the experience that Cliff Edge offers. Makes it all worthwhile from my perspective as well and yes, please come back! best wishes to you both Peter Meier More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Although we were here in an unseasonably cold winter month, we were always very cosy and warm,our bedroom was very comfortable, with underfloor heating in the bathroom, and stunning views of the bay. Peter was an excellent and very generous host, who's company we much enjoyed, and the feeling was one of being welcomed into his home, though we were... More 

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PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Sarah & Ian, a rather belated reply to your very kind words about your experience at Cliff Edge. Very much appreciated. Delighted you enjoyed the cooking, being the only guests at the time it must have been a bit like having your own private cook and butler Please come back one day and thank you Peter Meier More 

Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 May 2015

We spend 2 nights in the B&B. Peter and his dog Charlie were very welcoming. Driving from Auckland in the evening, Peter was waiting for us with a great dinner (3 big delicious courses (especially the prawn frittata, I couldn't even finish my desert) with good wine too! The bed was very comfortable and we woke up to an amazing... More 

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PeterMeierOpua, Owner at Cliff Edge by the Sea, responded to this review

Dear Laura, it took me a while to respond tou your kind words, delighted you enjoyed the experience, and the food. The prawnfritters, a favourite with many guests are still on the menu Charlie still welcomes the guests and I am just about ready for another season. Please come back one day and thank you Peter More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cliff Edge by the Sea

Address: Richardson Road West | [ off English Bay Rd ], Opua, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Opua
Price Range: €164 - €301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Cliff Edge by the Sea 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Sit and talk with Peter. Hr has had a full life and has great knowledge of foods and wines.”
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“Most rooms have private balconies.”
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“Ask for full sea view.”
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