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All reviews great location waterfront suite sea view underfloor heating separate bedroom road noise free wifi short walk shops and restaurants the waitangi treaty grounds the kitchen living area stayed for nights sky tv great place to stay across the road easy walk
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Stayed in a waterfront suite and it was perfect - thank you. Beautifully clean, modern, comfortable and the views from these rooms are spectacular. Location is ideal - central and so close to wharf. Owners and staff were very friendly and helpful. We can't wait to return.

Date of stay: July 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank Bridget C
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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi Bridget C

We look forward to seeing you again and thank you so much for your wonderful feedback.

Kind Regards
Lyn

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

I can't recommend the Breakwater highly enough. Full marks for location (right on the water, stunning views, close to restaurants/bus/ferry), sleep quality (good mattress, linens, room darkness and temperature control), shower (hot and decent pressure), amenities (great kitchen, coffee supplies, dining table, couch and chairs etc), room decor and comfort, and friendly customer service. I was especially impressed by Lyn as she went above and beyond to ensure I was taken care of. I would absolutely stay at the Breakwater again, the next time I'm in the area. Thank you Lyn!

Room tip: Waterfront rooms are well worth it.
Date of stay: July 2018
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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1  Thank YVR19
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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi YVR19

Sincere thanks for your comprehensive review and kind comments. We appreciate your recommendation too!

Kind Regards
Lyn

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

I was in Paihia in business and stopped here for 1 night. Ken (the owner) was very helpful and friendly and booked me into a waterfront suite. The suite itself was extremely clean and well equipped and very comfortable. It was great to have heating as well as heated floors in the kitchen and bathroom. Only a very short walk to the shops etc and I would absolutely stay here again. Very impressed.

Date of stay: June 2018
Trip type: Travelled on business
1  Thank danaeboy
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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi danaeboy

We are most impressed by your fabulous review - thank you so much. Hope we can welcome you back in the future.

Kind Regards
Lyn

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Excellent location we had a Seaview apartment
Stunning views of the bay of Islands
Lovely hosts who were really friendly and helpful , Lyn assisted me with a tour and also recommended some great restaurants
Rooms clean and comfortable
Lots of activities to do in the area

Room tip: Book a seaside view
Date of stay: June 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank Brenda J
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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi Brenda J

Thank you so much for sharing your experience at our motel and delighted that you enjoyed your stay.

Kind Regards
Lyn

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience.
Staff polite, room clean and with qualities amenities . Hot shower, the room was warm all the time, spacious room, bed confortabel, wifi very good, winter rate was very good , parking space and location wonderful.
Congratulations for the owners.

Date of stay: June 2018
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Thank jorgeotavio
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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Kia Ora jorgeotavio

We are most grateful for your awesome review. We, being Ken and I the owners plus our wonderful team, strive each day for our guests to experience what you have with us. Thank you for sharing your experience with fellow travellers.

Kind Regards
Lyn

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