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9.8

Exceptional

31 reviews

31 reviews

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9.8

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location
Parking
FREE
Nearby landmarks
Kerikeri Airport 30.2 km
Kaitaia Airport 50.5 km
Whangarei Airport 98.1 km
Great Barrier Aerodrome 202.4 km
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Crab Cove

Mahinepua, Mahinepua, New Zealand - See map

Conveniently situated in the Mahinepua part of Mahinepua, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. This 5-star property is packed with in-house facilities to improve the quality and joy of your stay.

Highlights

Sparkling clean

Top Value

Excellent room comfort & quality

Private beach

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Facilities

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

BBQ facilities

Sauna

Private beach

Laundry service

Wi-Fi in public areas

Daily housekeeping

Value for money9.8
Location rating9.8

Rooms available at Crab Cove

Exceptional
Room comfort & quality

9.9

Studio Apartment with Sea View
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  • Room size: 66 m²/710 ft²
  • Sea view
  • 1 king bed
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        Frequently asked questions

        What time is check-in and check-out at Crab Cove?

        Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee.

        How do I get to Crab Cove?

        For those who wish to drive their own cars, Crab Cove has a car park available for guests. Parking is free for guests.

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        Overall rating:

        9.8

        Exceptional
        31 reviews
        Cleanliness
        9.8
        Facilities
        9.8
        Location
        9.8
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        More about Crab Cove

        More about Crab Cove

        Guests at Crab Cove can look out onto the stunning ocean while relaxing on their private terrace. The property also offers a sauna, barbecue facilities and free use of kayaks and snorkeling equipment. This self-contained studio apartment is just 7 minutes’ drive from Matauri and 14 minutes’ drive from Marble Bay. You can prepare a simple meal in the kitchenette, which includes a microwave, stove top and a refrigerator. The spacious accommodation also includes a flat-screen TV, DVD player and an iPod dock.

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        Amenities and facilities

        Exceptional
        Facilities

        9.8

        Languages spoken
        • English
        Internet access
        • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
        • Internet services
        • Wi-Fi in public areas
        Things to do, ways to relax
        • Canoeing
        • Fishing
        • Hiking
        • Massage
        • Private beach
        • Sauna
        • Snorkeling
        Cleanliness and safety
        • Breakfast in room
        Dining, drinking, and snacking
        • BBQ facilities
        • Grocery delivery
        Services and conveniences
        • Daily housekeeping
        • Heating in public area
        • Invoice provided
        • Ironing service
        • Laundry service
        • Smoking area
        • Terrace
        Land sports
        • Golf course (within 3 km)
        Access
        • Adult-only property
        • Pets allowed
        Getting around
        • Car park [free of charge]

        Location

        53 Mahinepua Road, Kaeo, Mahinepua, Mahinepua, New Zealand, 0478
        Exceptional
        Location

        9.8

        Property policies

        Children and extra beds

        Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

        Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).

        Others
        • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

        House rules

        INTERNET WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge. PARKING Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). PETS Pets are not allowed. CHILDREN AND EXTRA BED POLICY Children are not allowed. No cots are available. No extra beds are available.

        Some helpful facts

        Check-in/Check-out
        • Check-in from14:00
        • Check-in until23:00
        • Check-out from06:30
        • Check-out until10:00

        Property announcements

        Please note that this property only accepts payment by either cash or bank transfer. Managed by a private host

        Reviews of Crab Cove from real guests

        Verified reviews provided by Booking
        9.8
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        10
        Exceptional
        Cleanliness9.8
        Facilities9.8
        Location9.8
        Room comfort and quality9.9
        Service10.0
        Value for money9.8
        High score for Mahinepua
        Rating
        9+ Exceptional (18)
        8-9 Excellent (2)
        7-8 Very Good (0)
        6-7 Good (1)
        <6 Below Expectation (0)
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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Anonymous
        Couple

        Perfect location, amazing views, private beach, total privacy - best place ever!!!”

        Amazing location looking straight at the sea. Amazing hosts. Total privacy. Breakfast was amazing and so much food - there was enough for lunch!!!! This was our second stay and the most preferred "go to retreat" we have found in NZ!! Highly recommend it.
        Not applicable
        Reviewed October 07, 2020

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Donna
        Couple

        very enjoyable beautiful place to stay”

        Very nice, Victoria very quietly dropped a delicious breakfast at the door heaps of food. Victoria went out of her way to come down to the beach and help us, with their kayaks, which we really enjoyed paddling around the sound, first time for both of us
        Everything was lovely
        Reviewed April 15, 2021

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Nathan
        Couple

        Exceptional”

        Everything exceeded our expectations right from the location down to the facilities, breakfast was awesome we honestly didnt want to leave we would definitely return in the future. The hosts were awesome absolute privacy as well couldnt have asked for more Thankyou Tori and your partner.
        The part when we had to leave lol
        Reviewed September 30, 2020

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Dan
        Couple

        Great hosts and an incredible spot.”

        Views are simply breathtaking and Victoria does an awesome job with breakfast.
        Bed was a little soft, but might be perfect for those who enjoy a softer mattress
        Reviewed June 19, 2021

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Sreekumar
        Couple

        A perfect romantic getaway for us to celebrate our 3rd wedding anniversary”

        The excellent breakfast and the breathtaking view of sunset
        Nothing
        Reviewed May 08, 2021

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Groot
        Couple

        Crabby cove dream”

        Every aspect.It was the best break.A love nest for two with breakfast so exquisite and huge you had to have some later on in the day.💯💥
        I loved everything especially the freedom.
        Reviewed May 17, 2022

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Leanne
        Couple

        Exceptional”

        Wonderful location, such a relaxing spot. Not far from a number of wonderful beaches. Breakfast was delicious both days. Fantastic stay, hope to return
        Reviewed January 29, 2022

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Anonymous
        Couple

        Exceptional”

        Amazing place to stay, beautiful views and lovely host.
        Nothing, the only thing we didn’t like was that we had to leave!
        Reviewed May 09, 2022

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Courtney
        Couple

        Exceptional”

        Amazing. Awesome views and so peaceful. Hosts were lovely and helpful but left us to enjoy the property in peace and quiet.
        Reviewed April 18, 2021

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Richard
        Couple

        Perfect getaway”

        Beautiful view, wonderful accomodation and perfect hosts (and the breakfasts were fantastic too)!
        Reviewed November 23, 2021

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Murray
        Couple

        Exceptional”

        A great place to stay with magnificent ocean views & complete privacy. The breakfast was exceptional.
        Reviewed April 08, 2021

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Briar
        Couple

        Magic”

        Outstanding views, very private, hosts amazing, breakfast divine, excellent walks, will be back!
        Nothing
        Reviewed July 30, 2021

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Saskia
        Couple

        Exceptional”

        Fabulous! Beautiful property, great hosts, fantastic views. A wonderful getaway.
        Reviewed February 05, 2021

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        9.0
        Exceptional
        Michael
        Couple

        An incredible place to unwind, relax and have some adventure”

        Amazing views, nearby adventures and breakfast
        Reviewed March 28, 2022

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        David
        Couple

        I will come again and again. 👍”

        I gave it a 10; can’t think of a single thing that could be improved upon. View; apartment; amenities; breakfast; hosts; kayaking; hiking; bed; pillows; sauna; BBQ; kitchen; coffee; shower; furnishings; design/decor. All A+++
        Nothing.
        Reviewed February 27, 2023

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Michael
        Couple

        Exceptional”

        Absolute paradise, the view from the apartment is just wonderful, the host was lovely, the breakfast was excellent, really can't fault. Would recommend as a must stay
        Reviewed November 10, 2022

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Anonymous
        Couple

        absolutely stunning, incredibly well set up, lovely hosts”

        Very well organised, great amenities, high attention to detail and absolutely stunning
        Reviewed October 15, 2022

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