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“Wonderful home away from home on the lovely Whangerei Heads peninsula”

Woodlands By the Sea
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Woodlands By the Sea
Ranked #24 of 30 Whangarei B&B and Inns
Reviewed 24 March 2011

We loved staying at Woodlands. Brian and Sandy were really lovely hosts and went out of their way to make sure we enjoyed our unfortunately brief (only one night) stay. They let us use the second bedroom (since no one else was staying there) to store our suitcases, so we'd have more space in our somewhat small bedroom. The bathroom was wonderful and spotless, with both a large tub and a stall shower. The toilet is in a separate room from the bath. A continental breakfast is included. In the morning, Brian gave us a wonderful tour of the very elaborate gardens that he and Sandy constantly improve on. Then we sat chatting with Brian over coffee and tea looking out at the view. Sandy had to leave in the early morning unfortunately, so we only saw her the day of our arrival. If you are looking for a very comfortable night and a chance to meet some lovely New Zealanders, this is your place. There are some wonderful walks on the Whangarei peninsula as well as Ocean Beach. It is off the beaten path, which is very nice.

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled as a couple
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1793933, Owner at Woodlands By the Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2011

Thankyou for complimentary review and we loved having you.Yes I missed out on coffee with you unfortunately.Cheers Sandy

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Additional Information about Woodlands By the Sea

Address: 42 Ritchie Rd. | RD4, Parua Bay, Whangarei 0174, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Hotel Style:
Ranked #24 of 30 B&Bs / Inns in Whangarei
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
"Woodlands By The Sea B+B "is a boutique style accommodation. Large private bathroom with seperate toilet, Queen size Room and a Twin Share are available. Decor new and fresh and a private Patio with separate locking from Home. Continental Breakfast inc in tariff.Tea/Coffee/Fridge facilities available. Set in 1 1/2 acres of landscaped gardens. Panoramic views of Parua Bay for Queen Room. Tavern/Supermarket close by. Restaurants 5 mins away ... more   less 

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