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Doubtless Bay Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chosen mainly just as a convenient overnight stop-over location on our way up to Cape Reigna, but we were pleasantly surprised with the comfort and hospitality we were shown. The rooms are very comfortable and quiet and the hosts (Nikki and Gavin) are exceptional! Breakfast service was awesome, friendly with an incredible view.

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you John C for giving us such a great review! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and found your room comfortable. We love to spend time at breakfast with our guests, especially Gavin, because he gets the most time for interaction and is very good at helping guests to feel welcome. Thanks again. Regards Nikki &...

Turku, Finland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Doubtless Bay Lodge is great value for the money. The rooms are clean and spatious. The bathrooms a little bit outdated, but spotlessly clean. And Gavin told us they are planning on updating them. Nikki and Gavin are wonderful hosts. As we stayed at the lodge on our way up to the far north and did not know what do...

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Lilpia for taking the time to review you stay with us and giving us such a wonderful review. Yes, the bathrooms are due for an update and we hope to commence that this winter. Thanks again. Regards Nikki and Gavin.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nikki and Gavin have exceeded expectations again. The place is being modernised and improved and it's exceptionally comfortable. Breakfast was top notch - I swear the best scrambled eggs I've ever had. Breakfast on the deck is special and the local knowledge and tips from Gavin are greatly appreciated. Can't wait until my next trip...

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Why 'thank you' regular_ traveller456 for such a wonderful review! Yes, we are making progress with our renovations, but still a work in progress. Yep, when you cook as many scrambled eggs as we do, they eventually become a 'work of art'! Hope to see you soon regular_traveller456. Thanks again. Regards Nikki & Gavin. :)

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We stayed for three days and could not fault the Lodge. With just four rooms it is much more a boutique B&B than a motel. The room was well equipped and the bed extremely comfortable. A full breakfast is included. The highlight of the stay was getting to know Nikki and Gavin, who were very friendly and very helpful.

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Malcolm for taking the time to review your stay with us and giving us such a fantastic review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your room and breakfast. We feel, that the recent addition of new, good quality carpet through-out has helped immensely with comfort of the rooms. Thanks again. Regards Nikki & Gavin.

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

If you are touring to Cape Reinga in the north, a stop at the Doubtless Bay Lodge is highly recommendet. Given and Nikki are great hosts: the breakfast is great (especially Nikki's Muesli), Given has always good advices and the premise is spotless clean. We thank you both for your warm welcome! Harry and Anne-Marie from Switzerland

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Harry for taking the time to review your stay with us and for giving us such a glowing report! Yes, the Doubtless Bay area generally, is a great location for a base from which to explore all the little (and not so little) hidden treasures that the Far North of NZ has to offer. Regards Nikki & Gavin.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Ideal location to stay and tour the far north of NZ. Proprietors Gavin & Nikki operate a small motel at Coopers Beach. Fantastic hosts who not only provide lovely accommodation with great breakfast but also give you advice on where to go, what to do, where to dine and you get to engage with the other guests and make the...

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks guys for such a wonderful review! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and were able to utilise Doubtless Bay Lodge as your base, while you explored the Far North. Regards Nikki & Gavin.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 2017

My wife and I were on a mini tour of Northland, staying in Russell, Doubtless Bay and Omapere. Gavin and Nikki's motel was the highlight of the places we stayed, both in terms of quality, comfort and price. Nikki's breakfasts are as amazing as the view from the breakfast room. The rooms are spacious, nice art work on the walls,...

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you guys for taking the time to review your stay with us and giving us such wonderful feedback. Yes, we agree, renovations can't come soon enough, but because these things take time and 'lots of money' unfortunately, we must prioritise what comes first when there is so much that needs doing. But we'll get there! Thanks again. Regards Nikki...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cooked breakfasts. Nikki & Gavin go out of their way to accommodate your needs. Great value for money. Highly recommend this place. Beautiful views from breakfast nook. Really knowledgeable about the area. Nice outdoor area & bbq for use - they will even do your laundry!

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a great review and for recommending our B&B. Breakfast on the deck is always nice when the weather co-operates, which fortunately it has been doing for most of the summer! Yes, doing the laundry is all part of the service. We hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday. Thanks again for the positive...

Perthshire Scotland
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Gavin and Nikki the owners gave us such a welcome to their delightful property. They have four rooms, we were in number three, each room has its own parking place. Our room was absolutely perfect, beautifully decorated and such a comfortable bed and pillows. The kitchen area had a fridge, sink and fridge, perfect for making tea or coffee. Nikki...

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Wow, thanks guys for such an outstanding review! It's fantastic that you enjoyed your entire Far North of NZ experience so much. When you are spending so much money, to travel to the other side of the world to enjoy our wonderful country, it's a bonus for you and us when all the boxes get ticked. Although relatively new to...

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Four of us visited on motorcycles - lovely rooms, fantastic hosts and an excellent breakfast. Doubtless Bay is absolutely stunning and hosts Gavin and Nicky have a wealth of local knowledge to help you make the most of it. If you are looking for somewhere to stay in the Far North, you can't go past this!

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Doubtless, Owner at Doubtless Bay Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks Kirstie for such a great review and giving us such good feed-back. We always enjoy visits from fellow bikers, it's just a shame we didn't have time to go for a ride with you! Never mind, I'm sure we can make it down your way in the future. Thanks again for the great review. Regards Nikki & Gavin.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel style B&B with 3 Queen rooms and 1 twin room. All rooms have their own en-suite, tea/coffee making facilities, fridge, Cable TV and own private entrance. Enjoy your breakfast in the dining room or on the deck with stunning views over Doubtless Bay. Short walk to beaches and shops. Friendly New Zealand hosts will arrange tours and trips. Visit local historic places, wineries, isolated beaches or play golf on nearby courses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Doubtless Bay Lodge

Address: 33 Cable Bay Block Road | Coopers Beach, Mangonui 0420, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Mangonui
Price Range: $114 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Doubtless Bay Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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