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Breakwater Motel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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Kitchenette
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyed our two night stay in this motel. It's located just across the road from the beach and is a short walk to the tour boat jetty and town centre and many restaurants and shops. The room is clean and reasonably spacious. We had an...More

Thank Keithl1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean comfortable & friendly place, right on the sea front 7 very short walk to the shops & restaurants. Good sized room, free wifi. Space very adequate for 2 of us for 2 nights, would highly recommend. Can't really comment on the cost as...More

Thank NenNen
Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 4 days ago

Hi NenNen Thank you so much for taking the time to review our motel and for your recommendation. Very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind Regards Lyn

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here 3 nights! Had a Delux Suite with Sea View (Water front). Room was big, clean, great bathroom, king bed! Apartment size & self contained. Daily room service great. Location right in the middle of Paihia. 5mins walk to ferries, shops and restaurants. Ask...More

Thank Parkdale-Beach
Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 4 days ago

Hi Parkdale-Beach Oh thank you so much for your great review and strong recommendation! Ken and I are the owner operators and do our utmost to ensure each and every guest has a relaxing and memorable stay. We are fortunate to have an excellent housekeeping...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff and amazing location - right on the beach at the bay of islands. Easy access to nearly cafes and restaurants. Rooms are clean and large and really nice with everything you would expect. Highly recommend it.

Thank FrequentFlyerMiles22
Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 4 days ago

Hi FrequentFlyerMiles22 Thank you so much for your concise review and recommendation. Great to know you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind Regards Lyn

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow. We turned up with nowhere booked, liked the look of this Motel as we drove by, and fortunately for us they had 2 rooms left. Once we entered the accommodation we were shocked, you say Motel, you don't always expect this place, it is...More

Thank D.N A
Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 4 days ago

Hi D.N.A. Your caption 'Wow' speaks volumes - we love it! Thank you so much for sharing you experience with us.

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$96 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#3 Business Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$96 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#3 Business Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (103)
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BrianH422
6 May 2017|
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Response from OwnerBW1 | Property representative |
Hi Brian We do have both Waterfront Suites (ocean view) and Lower Seaview Suites (no ocean view) available for February and March 2018. Do have a look at our website for great images and descriptions of the units... More
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Stu I
22 April 2017|
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Response from OwnerBW1 | Property representative |
Hi Stu Thanks for your enquiry. We do offer free wireless onsite. We would appreciate the origin of the complaints you are referring to. Many thanks Kind Regards Lyn
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Stu I
22 April 2017|
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Response from OwnerBW1 | Property representative |
Hi Stu Breakwater Motel is a motel with rooms that are self contained and serviced daily. Kindly refer to our website for the room options we offer. breakwatermotel co nz Thank you Kind Regards Lyn
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"Delux Suite Room (1st Floor) with Sea View is the only way to go!"
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"Try for an ocean facing room, worth the extra money."
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"Stay in waterfront suite for the picture view of sea and large, comfortable accommodations."
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"One of the best views in town if you ask for a room that overlooks the beach."
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