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“Friendly hosts and great value accommodation”
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Breakwater Motel
Ranked #1 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
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Reviewed 7 December 2015

Very knowledgeable and friendly hosts at this great value motel in Paihia. They recommended that we caught the ferry across to the Duke of Malborough Hotel where we had a wonderful dinner as the sun went down before catching the boat back to Paihia - what a great start to a great holiday.

  • Stayed: December 2015, travelled as a couple
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Thank Gordon B
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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2016

Hi Gordon B

Thanks for your great review and lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay.

Kind Regards
Ken and Lyn

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Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Fabulous start to the holiday season at a great location. Checked in to my room and loved my view of the bay, instantly pleased. All restaurants within walking distance and other nightlife. In all the fun that was being had, taking of photos was far from my mind. Thank you to the staff at Breakwater for a wonderful stay.

Stayed: December 2015, travelled with friends
Thank Moraecah J
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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2015

Hi Moraecah J

Happy to hear that Breakwater Motel was a great start to the beginning of your holiday. Thank you for sharing your experience.

Kind Regards
Ken and Lyn

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Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Such a gorgeous place to stay! Really nice rooms very tidy and a good use of space. Great location - the motel was an easy walk to everything we needed. The staff were smiley and friendly, and the view was incredible - loved waking up with the ocean right there. Would happily go back & recommend

Stayed: December 2015, travelled with friends
Thank Cheri C
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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2015

Hi Cheri C

Thank you so much for the fantastic review and recommendation.

Kind Regards
Ken and Lyn

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Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Right from arrival we were greeted with warm smilies...

Loved waking up and looking out to the ocean. The gardens were beautiful and in full bloom.

Rooms were well appointed and immaculately clean. And just a quick walk to the restaurants and bars

Would absolutely stay again.

Stayed: December 2015, travelled with friends
Thank Ami E
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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2015

Hi Ami E

Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hopefully we can welcome you back again one day.

Thank you.

Kind Regards
Ken and Lyn

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Reviewed 1 December 2015

Located at the edge of the town center. Eateries are nearby and a supermarket is just 5 minutes walk. Comfortable bed, fully equipped and functioning kitchenette. Clean room and spotless bathroom. Strong water pressure for a relaxing shower. Excellent sea view once stepping out of the room. Signal from the free wifi was working very well. RECOMMENDED

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  • Stayed: November 2015, travelled as a couple
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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2015

Hi Oliver

Sincere thanks for your fantastic overview of our motel and for the recommendation.

Kind Regards
Ken and Lyn

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Additional Information about Breakwater Motel

Address: 1 Bayview Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
Price Range: $164 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Breakwater Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxury Waterfront Accommodation on Central Paihia Waterfront that is only a three minute flat walk to cafes, restaurants, shops and Paihia Wharf where tours depart from.Spectacular interrupted ocean views from Waterfront Suites with private balconies/patios, partial sea views from Seaview Suites. Sky Guest Select 70 channels - Free WiFi. Airconditioned/heating. Paihia is the perfect base to explore the Bay of Islands and up to Cape Reinga. ... more   less 
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