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Dolphin Motel

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Qualmarked 4 star. In the heart of Paihia 5 minutes flat walking from waterfront,shops. Wide range of accommodation from Small Queen Studio(Basic Facilities),King Studios,King Studio Spa, One Bedroom(sleeps 3-4),Two bedroom(sleeps 4) and Large Family units(Sleeps 2-7 people)with Spa Bath and BBQ. Kitchens, Sky TV 50+ channels. Free WiFi, Shared Guest Laundry. Knowledgeable Kiwi operators to help you with tours in the Bay of Islands and throughout New Zealand. Special packages arranged. BBQ also available. Optical Fiber Wifi System. Great Discounts for Tours.
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All reviews great location enjoyable stay beds were comfortable the kitchen hot water close to town within walking distance short stay night stay quiet location cooking facilities boat trip stayed nights motel host wharf dishwasher
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I cannot reccomend this place enough. Really good price for a comfortable stay. Nice rooms, awesome shower pressure, very clean, comfy bed and really friendly staff. Ill be staying again thankyou. Just a short trip from town centre and not far from the waters edge

Thank LateishaJ4
Response from Dol-Motel, Assistant Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you for your kind words! Much appreciation towards your stay, comments and review. Wish you the best and hopefully we got to see you again. Best Regards Hour, Dolphin Motel Assistant Manager

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

It really is a nice Motel if you are traveling on a low budget! The rooms are clean and comfortable! The staff is just super friendly and they had just began to build a new apartment complex which seems to be even better!! Highly recommending...More

Thank Sophie K
Response from Dol-Motel, Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 29 September 2018

thank you for your comments glad you enjoyed your stay and Paihia experience.

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

As a regular visitor, I cannot recommend this motel highly enough. Margaret and the team do an excellent job It's really good value for money. I cannot wait for the new rooms to become available later this year.

Thank KenM3156
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This place is just around the corner of the main town. The place is clean. The studio is self contained with spacious. There is heating too available for a cold chilly winter season. Parking available too. Great host and good service overall. Loved it.

Thank Kiran K
Response from Dol-Motel, Front Office Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you for your review, I am please you enjoyed your stay hope you enjoyed Paihia

Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

The room was okay but there is only 1 heater for the family room which has 2 rooms and 1 bed at the living area. The room was clean and the owner was kind to reduce my stay due to last min change. She was...More

Thank Janis N
Response from Dol-Motel, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 30 July 2018

Thanks Janis , for good feeling with us , The building decide us is our new upgrade more unit. we are hope to see you again. Smey

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31 December 2016|
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Response from cheeky1921 | Property representative |
Hi yes we have the family room available for the 24th january it will cost $250 per night.
20 December 2016|
Response from cheeky1921 | Property representative |
Hi You can not see the sea from any of our rooms and we also do not have a swimming pool sorry
11 September 2016|
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Room Tips
"Please fix the overly sensitive shower and use fitted sheets on the bed. Also update the televisions so..."
22 Mar 2018
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"Great location"
15 Mar 2018
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12 Jan 2018
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"A different Motel/Hotel"
5 Dec 2017
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US$66 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandNorthland RegionBay of IslandsPaihia
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