Cliff Edge by the Sea provides a unique accommodation experience in New Zealand’s stunning Bay of Islands, combining the warmth and comfort of a private residence with the sophistication of a boutique hotel.

Cliff Edge has four guest rooms, and a “one bedroom studio apartment”. The Guest rooms are tastefully appointed, decorated in warm neutral colours with native solid Rimu furnishings and joinery,  carpets, floor to ceiling windows and silk block out curtains. 3 rooms [ Okiato,Waitangi, Waikare] enjoy magnificent, sweeping water views and private balconies. The 4th [ Kowhai] has extensive bush / sea views, looking through a native bush reserve down to Lemons Bay and across to Opua Harbour.

The property features also a large ‘communal’ Guest Lounge with floor to ceiling windows and wrap around balcony with magnificent/unsurpassed  220 degree water views; open wood burning  fire place, native timbers throughout, an eclectic  mix of beautiful contemporary and antiques, Persian rugs, comfortable leather soft furnishings all of which add warmth, understated elegance and a rich cosy atmosphere

THE 4 Guest Bedrooms

The “Waitangi” room features an antique king-size Balinese four-poster bed. The other 3 rooms have king beds which can also be split into singles if required. 

All the 4 rooms have their own ensuite bathrooms with walk in showers and under floor heating.  In addition, the Waitangi Room also has a large Jacuzzi with a view over the Bay of Islands.

In room facilities for all rooms include:

  • King size beds
  • Premium cotton linen
  • Fully tiled bathrooms, with under floor heating and walk in showers
  • Ceiling fans
  • Pure natural NZ made toiletries
  • Hairdryers
  • Bathrobes
  • Flat screen TV and DVD / CD player,
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Telephone
  • IPod docking stations
  • Private Balconies
  • Extensive water views 

The Tui  Studio Apartment

Situated at the lower level of the main building, the one bedroom apartment features a lounge room incorporating a kitchenette with a gas hob, convection/microwave oven, fridge, dishwasher, and balcony facing north with great views towards Russell and Paihia.

The separate bedroom has a king-size bed, compact ensuite bathroom and a large balcony with views down to Lemons Beach and out to Waikare inlet.  Please note that the bathroom is smaller in size and doesn’t have a window

Apartment facilities:

Reverse cycle air-conditioning in lounge room
TV and DVD /CD in both lounge and bedroom
Complimentary WiFi
Ceiling fan in bedroom
Under floor heating in bedroom
2 Balconies
Beach access

Please note that Apartment guests are of course welcome to use all lodge facilities and the tariff is inclusive of full breakfast

The apartment has its own separate entrance and can also be accessed internally , giving guests direct access to guest lounge, dining and deck areas.
Being situated at the lower level of the building it also offers greater privacy