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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

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

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


21 Reviews

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
Jason User Profile
December 2012
Marilyn and Dave were great. I couldn't have asked for better hosts for my first days in New Zealand. The room is very nice and comfortable (there's even a robe for guests!). There are 2 different ferry wharfs that are close. Marilyn helped me out with every question I had an…
Kent User Profile
May 2012
Marilyn was the bet introduction to Airbnb (being our first host). The property is extremely we'll located (a short ferry ride to Auckland), water views from every room, and a lovely scenic town. Better than all the advantages of the property is Marilyn and her husband's absolute…
Aaron User Profile
March 2012
What a beautiful home, a gorgeous room with a view, an ultra modern, well-stocked kitchen, a immaculate bathroom--the best shower I've experienced in NZ...the entire house was amazingly-thought out, gorgeous, immaculate, warm--never chilly--ultra comfortable. And the hosts--absol…
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…

Hosted by Marilyn

North Shore, New ZealandJoined in April 2011
Marilyn User Profile
51 Reviews
2 References
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…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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