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Alan P
Adelaide, Australia
Great place to stay in Paihia
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 Dec 2022
We are a retired couple from Australia visiting NZ for the first time. We had booked this accommodation before leaving home, so hoped we had done our research well enough.
We were not disappointed! We were warmly welcomed by reception who were very obliging with any of our questions or needs.

A very pleasant 10-minute walk along the coast and you were in the centre of Paihia – very convenient.

Our room was clean, spacious and very comfortable. The Wi-Fi speeds were unbelievable! Besides Sky TV, there was Netflix, Prime, even YouTube. We couldn’t have asked for more. Would highly recommend.
Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 October 2022 via mobile

A comfortable, very clean, fully appointed suite right across from the beach. Stayed 2 nights at the best price for a sea facing room. Did a half day tour and saved parking fees by walking from the motel. The owner/manager is very friendly and courteous. Really happy with our choice and value. The real kicker the sunrise view on a good day.

Date of stay: October 2022
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 February 2022

We had read prior reviews and this motel rated well. We booked a downstairs sea view studio but when we arrived Jimmy offered us an upgrade to an upstairs suite with even better views. He couldn't have been more helpful and he's very friendly. The unit was serviced daily and was clean and tidy. Loved snoozing off at night listening to the waves just across the road. We had a great stay { 4 nights } and will definitely be back, next time for longer. Highly recommended.

Date of stay: January 2022
Thank 292MichaelB292
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Reviewed 22 February 2020

A good location, as it is out of central (and very busy) Paihia, yet walkable into town (ferry wharf, restaurants etc). Really good-sized rooms with comfortable beds and good facilities; being able to relax on the balcony in the evening sun was a real bonus! Helpful and friendly host. Perhaps a slight lack of privacy on the balcony side.

Room tip: Sea views are limited, so if that's what you want.......but it may be noisier!
Date of stay: February 2020
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Thank RAFwherever
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Reviewed 11 February 2020 via mobile

The bedroom, bathroom and lounge area was exceptionally clean and there was sufficient utensils and appliances in the kitchen area such as a microwave, fridge and small cooker. The place itself was very conveniently situated opposite the Sandy beach and within a 15min walk from the town centre and pier. However, it did lack space and would benefit from air conditioning. I would definitely recommend this establishment.

Date of stay: February 2020
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 January 2020 via mobile

We had the front room which had nice views but we did hear some riff raff at night. The room was tidy and staff were nice enough. It's just your basic stay but our room had a nice big kitchen and dining table. You can walk down to the shops it's gorgeous but not as convenient when you have small kids with you. There is a playground over the road which was handy.

Date of stay: July 2019
Trip type: Travelled with friends
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