FAQs

No. Peter and Helen live in the house at 12 Bayview Road on the upper level. If we are at home, please ring the bell at the entrance door. If we are not at home, we can always be contacted on our mobile +64 27 928 2072

All apartments have an external key safe located by the entrance door. We will email you the key code for the key safe 2-3 days prior to your arrival date.

Yes, all apartments have an external key safe located by the entrance door. We will email you the key code for the key safe 2-3 days prior to your arrival date.

Please check your Spam Folder as sometimes the email will go into your Spam Folder. If you do not receive the email, please email us prior to your arrival date as sometimes guests have put in an incorrect email address during the booking process by mistake.

Please let us know when you make your reservation if you will be travelling without a mobile phone and/or access to email so that we can make other arrangements for check in with you.

Check In is from 1pm onwards and Check Out is by 10am.

Yes. If you are arriving prior to 1pm, please let us know. We can sometimes prioritise the cleaning of your apartment to allow for an earlier check in. If your apartment is not ready for you if you do arrive early, you are welcome to park your car onsite and come back later.

No. I am sorry but we do not agree to late check out requests. We appreciate your understanding by checking out no later than 10am. This is to allow us sufficient time to clean the apartment to a high standard prior to the arrival of the next guest.

Yes You Do!! Our direct rates are 15% lower than the rates you will see on other third party websites on the internet.

Click any one of the “Book Direct” or "Book Now" buttons on this website to take you to our secure direct booking engine. By booking directly with us you will receive our direct rates that are 15% less than anywhere else you will see on the internet.

Yes. 100% of the first night is payable on booking to secure your reservation. You will require a Mastercard or Visa Credit Card to make a booking. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions (link located in the Footer Menu) for full details prior to making a reservation. Please note our Terms and Conditions are the same regardless of which website you book through.

We accept Mastercard or Visa Credit Cards only.

No. We require a deposit (100% of first night) to be paid to secure all bookings made. I recommend that you phone us to make a booking ( +64 27 928 2072 ) and then you can pay the deposit via a direct credit to our bank account. Note: This is applicable for New Zealand Guests Only.

Yes, you have Free Cancellation up to 14 days prior to arrival: i.e. your deposit paid will be fully refunded. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions (link located in the Footer Menu) for full details of our policies. Please note that our Terms and Conditions are the same regardless of which website you book through.

If you need to cancel your booking due to changes to the NZ Government Covid-19 Alert Levels where domestic travel restrictions have been put in place (i.e. Level 4 and 3) which means you can no longer travel to Abri Apartments, our normal 0-14 day Cancellation Policy is waived: i.e. You have Free Cancellation up to the day prior to your arrival date and the deposit paid will be fully refunded; or you may wish to reschedule your booking.

The Treetops and The Palms are our luxurious individual cedar chalets. The Suite is located on the ground floor of our home. All apartments have their own private entrance and deck with a BBQ (Barbeque).

The Treetops and The Palms have a double spa bath as well as a separate shower in the ensuite. The Suite has a shower only in the ensuite.

The Treetops and The Suite have the highest ocean / sea view. The Palms also has a lovely view of the water although from a lower vantage point.

The Treetops has 32 stairs and The Palms has 18 stairs from the car park up to the entrance door.

Yes. The Suite is located on the ground level of our home. The car park is on the same level as The Suite so there are no stairs at all.

The Treetops and The Palms are spacious studio apartments with 1 king bed and sleep 2 persons in each apartment. The Suite is a one bedroom apartment with a super king bed in the bedroom, a sofa bed in the living area and sleeps a maximum of 3 persons in the apartment.

Yes. All of our apartments have cooking facilities and a bathroom ensuite, as well as a BBQ (Barbeque) on your own private deck.

No. We do not have Sky TV; however we do have Netflix which is a TV streaming service where you can select a movie of your choice to watch in your own time.

Yes. We have Free WiFi with an unlimited data allowance and are connected to Fibre.

Yes. There is a Guest Laundry on the ground level of our home for guest use. There is an automatic washing machine, a clothes dryer, as well as complimentary laundry powder available. Each apartment has a clothes drying rack in the wardrobe for your "delicates" that you may not want to dry in the clothes dryer, as well as an iron and ironing board.

Yes. Each apartment has one car space for parking onsite. There is no additional charge for parking on-site.

Parking is limited to one car space per apartment. We have had previous guests who have parked a jet ski or a small boat in their car park space and then parked their car on the road alongside our property which has free all day parking.

Our road / street is very quiet. We are located in the “No Exit” end of Bayview Road and as such, traffic is limited to local vehicles: i.e. there is no through traffic.

Abri Apartments is located 0.5klms from the main shopping street where you will find many restaurants and cafes to choose from as well as shops to browse through. Walking distance is 3 minutes to the shops and 5 minutes to the Paihia Wharf.

You can travel to Abri Apartments by private car, rental car, bus or plane. Go to our About section, Find Us, for full details on how to get to Abri Apartments. See you Soon!!

Yes. The bus terminal is in Central Paihia. If you let us know what time you will be arriving, we will be happy to pick you up from the bus terminal.

No. The Bay of Islands Airport is located in Kerikeri, 25 minutes drive by car. There is an airport shuttle taxi which meets all incoming flights. I recommend that you make a forward booking through Kerikeri Taxis and Airport Shuttle Service Or you may like to arrange to pick up a rental car from the airport through one of the rental companies located in Kerikeri.

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