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Welcome to our home - in summer, our trees will be in flower.Enjoy our sunny lounge, the lawn and view over Shoal Bay, looking north west.
Private room in house

Spacious home with water views

Marilyn User Profile

Spacious home with water views

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2.5 private baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2.5 private baths
BreakfastThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

Our property overlooks a bay on the inner Auckland harbour, facing north. It gets the sun all day. We're 15 min by car to the CBD and 3.5 km to Takapuna or Devonport. Public transport is available, however a car is best to access this area.


Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in time is 4PM - 8PM
Check out by 10AM


21 Reviews

Justine User Profile
December 2011
Marilyn and Dave's home was as comfortable as it was beautiful. Marilyn made us feel very welcome, and prepared delicious breakfasts for us each morning. She also was invaluable in helping us plan our driving itinerary around the North Island. Her husband Dave shared stories of h…
Christian User Profile
July 2017
W stayed with Marylin and Dave for a few days on our way to Coromandel. They were welcoming and our stay was very pleasant. We shared a meal and they have many interests which we shared. Dave loves tramping and know many amazing places to explore. Marylin ensured we had everythin…
Henry User Profile
April 2017
Make you feel a warm welcome as soon as you stepped inside the house. The house was nice and clean. Even though we got up late but you could not hear noise in the house, they are so considerate and caring. The room was nice and tidy. Although it was not an ensuite but the toilet …
Nick User Profile
November 2016
We were only in Auckland for a couple of days to attend a wedding and Marilyn was an amazing host. She went above and beyond to make sure we were looked after and got to where we needed to whilst making us feel extremely welcome in her home. It's a lovely home with a great view i…
Ayako User Profile
March 2016
Marilyn is wonderful woman with family hospitality. It's amazing. Easy to catch a bus for Devonport and Takapuna from her place. She always helped me with the direction and the time schedule about the bus and ferry. Almost every night I asked her dinner. It was delicious. I hight…
Ayako User Profile
March 2016
Marilyn is the best host I've ever met. Her hospitality is amazing and always took care of me like as a member of a family. I was addicted to Dave's home made honey so every morning I ate it with some bread. Spotless clean and cozy room. Highly recommended!!!
Sheena User Profile
February 2016
I have just concluded a year long journey across the world and have stayed at many airbnbs in different counties. I can say without a doubt this was the best experience I've ever had! Marilyn snd her husband not only opened their home to me, but opened their hearts to me as well…
Marilyn User Profile
Response from Marilyn:
Thank you Sheena for your lovely review. I think being travellers helps us to be able to share and enjoy those who choose to come and stay with us!
February 2016

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North Shore, New ZealandJoined in April 2011
Marilyn User Profile
51 Reviews
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We're a mature couple, independent business owners. We enjoy snow skiing, tramping, cycle touring, photography, traveling, meeting people, technology and new experiences. Over the last couple of years, we've not been around to host much, as we've traveled around the world a cou…
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