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Cliff Edge by the Sea

15 Creswell Street off English Bay Road, Opua 0200 New Zealand
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#2 of 7 Speciality lodging in Opua
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
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15 Creswell Street off English Bay Road, Opua 0200 New Zealand
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Auckland Intl Airport199 kmSee all flights
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Dolma wrote a review Jun 2021
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My partner booked us a two night stay at cliff edge, by which it was a surprise, i had no idea where we were staying prior to leaving so you could imagine my surprise when we pulled up to Cliff Edge by the sea. Firstly we must apologise to Peter the wonderful host, we were quite late in leaving Auckland and he kindly waited up for us to arrive. When we did arrive i was so impressed by the amazing shared space, the beautiful communal areas has gorgeous curated pieces from both east meets west elements, but still had all the quirks that you would find in a “kiwi bach” such as frames maps of the area, and local books of the Bay of Islands. Peter kindly showed us that we were welcomed in those areas and to also help ourselves to the tea and coffee section in his impressive kitchen area. Peter then showed us to our room, we stayed in the Okiato room, which was massive! And very neatly presented with stunning ocean views. Peter then asked us what time we would like breakfast and little did we both know that Peter is an acclaimed chef! The breakfast was beautiful there was delicious ham off the bone served with heirloom tomatoes, a cheese board, a divine fruit loaf (which Luke forgot to ask Peter where it was from or if he had made it himself) and a selection of muesli served with fruit compote, selection of fruits and natural yoghurt. Peter waited on us and made sure to ask us if we would like more toast etc, lets just say we did not need lunch after this! One thing we are guttered we did not do but would do next time is include the dinner as to have dinner cooked by a legendary chef would be one off the bucket list being a huge foodie myself! A huge plus for me was also meeting Peter’s beloved king charles spaniel Charlie, having her greet you in the mornings and being such a sweet and well behaved pup i wish i could have taken her home! We did not get a chance to see Peter before we left, but we would like to extend our thank you for his hospitality. His property really is one of the most stunning properties i have ever stayed in and being a former flight attendant i have stayed in many hotels! We would love to come back next time
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Haydee-NZ wrote a review May 2021
Auckland, New Zealand51 contributions22 helpful votes
Exceptional, generous, breakfast. Cereals, fruits, coconut yoghurt, ham, cheese, croissants, toast and plenty of coffee/tea. View from the room was fantastic - all we could have wanted. Gracious host (Peter) who made us feel welcome. Dinner was a special treat, delightful cooking with fresh ingredients and worth the money. Wines were included in the dinner cost.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Room Tip: Okiato had an amazing view.
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CarlGChambers wrote a review May 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand4 contributions
For those wanting something s little different with an element of boutique, this is it. Just 4 rooms at this resort with s shared lounge, deck and dining are make for an intimate and friendly experience. Peter is a real character and a fantastic cook steak make sure you eat in at least once. Perfect for those wanting a relaxing experience. We will be back. Highly recommended. Thanks Peter:-)
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Be sure to eat in if you get a chance. Peter is S fantastic c cook.
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CJ25 wrote a review Jul 2020
42 contributions9 helpful votes
We booked fairly last minute for a one night stay. Outstanding home and views. Very clean. Came home in the evening to some classical music playing and the heat pump going in the lounge area, really nice touch. Breakfast great - LOTS of yummy food. Only wish we'd spent more time with Charley the dog!
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Date of stay: July 2020
Stephanie C wrote a review Jul 2020
Whangarei, New Zealand7 contributions
From the moment we arrived we felt at peace. Simply perfect views, host and meals. Our 3 course dinner was divine! The breakfast was vast, fresh and just wonderful. We were in the Waitangi room with the spa bath overlooking Russell and were glad we got this room. Thank you Peter, Daniel and Charlie - We will recommend this place and will be back again.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cliff Edge by the Sea
Which popular attractions are close to Cliff Edge by the Sea?
Nearby attractions include Waitangi Treaty Grounds (5.1 km), Pompallier Mission and Printery (4.9 km), and Flagstaff Hill (6.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Cliff Edge by the Sea?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Cliff Edge by the Sea?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Cliff Edge by the Sea?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Cliff Edge by the Sea?
Conveniently located restaurants include Third Wheel Coffee Co., Terra Restaurant, and Sage @ Paroa Bay Winery.
Is Cliff Edge by the Sea located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Opua.
Does Cliff Edge by the Sea have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.