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Ahipara Bay Motel

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22 Reef View Road, Ahipara 0481, New Zealand
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Ahipara Bay Motel
Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Ahipara
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We arrived late in the evening and our GPS wasn't working so we did have a bit of trouble finding the Motel. However, when we eventually arrived we did receive a friendly greeting and were shown to our one bedroom apartment. We couldn't appreciate the view until the morning and what a view it was... all the way from Ninety... More

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Haleiwa, Hawaii
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed the Ahipara Bay Motel during a recent stay in June 2014. Neil and his wife were friendly, accommodating and have units with incredible ocean views. The Stone Grill style of cooking made for some tasty filet mignons - great cut of meat provided and nice local wine to match. Having an on-site restaurant in... More

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Queenstown NZ
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

There for a birthday treat with not too high expectations. Watzi the host was exceptionally friendly and introduced us to the stone grill menu & made recommendations. We had bad memories of this cooking fad from the early 90s.... We were pleasantly surprised that cooking lean mean meat without fat/oil avoided all the smoke & spatters we remember. Chicken, beef... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

A disappointing Wedding Anniversary taking in account we drove 5 hours to the get away .Standard Studio was attached to the office so lots of people walking past to office & restaurant. View from room was other units no views of the sea as per picture on treatme . Privacy was lacking we had to keep the blinds close while... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Neil and Raewyn are terrific hosts at what was a great find in a lovely part of the world. We booked for one night and stayed on for a second. Our spa equipped one bedroom apartment was practical and the bed very comfy. The view is stunning and the main reason for choosing this hotel once we'd stumbled upon it.... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We state one night on short notice at the Ahipara bay motel, dined in the restaurant which was nice and reasonable price for the meal. The rooms are nice enough and look over the bay with great views, we had breakfast on the deck overlooking the bay. All in all a good place because of the outlook, not 4 star... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights in a deluxe studio over looking the Bay, what a fantastic place to stay ! the room was lovely and clean, well equipped and very comfortable bed. Had dinner both nights at the restaurant, staff were very friendly and food great. Would highly recommend this motel, run by a very friendly couple, thanks for a pleasant... More

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Kaikohe, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We dined at the restaurant on Saturday 12/4/14 night. We were given top service, fantastic food and drinks, excellent hosts, gorgeous views and brilliant entertainment - definitely a restaurant we want to share with others. Enjoyed it so much we couldn't help but leave a tip. Thanks for a fantastic evening Raewyn, Neil and the team Josephine and Andrew

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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83 reviews 83 reviews
22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Checked in for two nights at this motel, a small studio unit overlooking the beach, very well set up with everything you could need for a couple of days stay/ comfy bed, everything clean and up to date, good spacious, spotless bathroom with wet room shower, plenty of fluffy white towels, bifold doors open onto a spacious deck area overlooking... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We stayed one night at the motel in the deluxe studio room with a deck overlooking the bay. The view was as beautiful as advertised. The room was comfortable. We had a great dinner of fish of the day at the restaurant. Overall, a very nice stay.

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Address: 22 Reef View Road, Ahipara 0481, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Ahipara
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Ahipara is a small coastal village at the Southern end of 90 Mile Beach, Northland, New Zealand.Our Motel has great ocean views over Reef Point and 90 Mile Beach. Activities in the area include: Surfing, Fishing, golf, Horse Trekking, tours up the beach, Quad Biking and Land Sailing. Our Complex has a small restaurant & bar (The Bay View). ... more   less 
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