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Paihia Star Motel

Accommodation comprises two modern studio units and a spacious 2-bedroom apartment, all with kitchen facilities. All units are situated at ground level with convenient parking. We have a garden with gas BBQ, a patio area, and a laundry for guests' use. Wireless internet is accessible at the motel). Paihia town centre with its many cafes, restaurants and shops is an easy stroll along the waterfront - just park your car and relax. We would be happy to advise and assist in arranging tours and cruises. We are not big enough to be inflexible. We are here for your holiday comfort.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Paid Internet
Airport Transportation
Paid Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is an excellent motel. The room was immaculately clean and had everything you could ever need and more for a short stay. There is even a little terrace out the front. The owners are nearby and very helpful without being intrusive and I got...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank Edin83
Response from Trevor S, Owner at Paihia Star MotelResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and experienced NZ hospitality while enjoying the Bay of Islands.

Reviewed 11 March 2017

We stayed at the hotel early March 2017. Highly Recommended. Room 1 was large, clean and spacious with comfortable beds. The center of town is also only a few minutes walk away. Also special thanks to the kind owners as they gave us a hand...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank gfou4
Response from Trevor S, Owner at Paihia Star MotelResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write. We were very happy to welcome you and help as you did seem quite sick initially. We were also delighted that your recovery meant that you could enjoy some of the beautiful locations and experiences the Bay...More

Reviewed 2 April 2016

A small motel at the southern end of the main road in Paihia. I believe it only has three rooms. Very pleasant without being sensational. Good price for Paihia. Centrally located within a few minutes walk of the beach, restaurants and the town. Others have...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank alannevillenz
Response from Trevor S, Owner at Paihia Star MotelResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks for writing a review. We do hope that you will come again so that you can have both owners on-site and see why others have praised the service. A warm welcome is assured.

Reviewed 26 March 2016

We have just returned from a 3 month trip and found Paihia Star Motel to be one of our favorite and most memorable stays. The room was very cozy, clean and well stocked and the location was very close to everything. What makes Paihia Star...More

Date of stay: January 2016
Thank travel627
Response from Trevor S, Owner at Paihia Star MotelResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Both of us enjoyed having you as our guests and are delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your time with us, The Bay of Islands is a beautiful location and well worth spending time exploring. We...More

Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Paihia Star whilst travelling with another couple. The 2 bedroom apartment was very spacious and clean, with a good bathroom and well equipped kitchen. It also had the added bonus of air conditioning which no other motels had. Would definitely stay here...More

Date of stay: February 2016
Thank Lisa M
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"Get the size of room you require."
29 Dec 2015
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"There are three units. The first unit can fit 5 to six people. The second unit where I stayed fit 3..."
30 Nov 2014
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"We had the ground floor apartment; very easy to move into."
9 Jun 2013
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"all rooms good"
1 Nov 2011
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New ZealandNorth IslandNorthland RegionBay of IslandsPaihia
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