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Anchorage Motel

4.5 of 5 2 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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minneapolis
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197 reviews 197 reviews
92 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent two nights i. This motel while traveling thru northern NZ. We were very comfortable. We were right across the street from the sea, walking distance to restaurants, coffee shops and the dock to go over to Russell. Bed, bath were great. Quiet at night - comfy pillows. Would stay again and recommend.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This motel was across from the sea and had everything you could need and a lovely lady in office. Bed was comfy and a choice of pillows. The air conditioning was handy but only used for about 10 minutes due to a lovely sea breeze. Will definitely be back to this area and will stay here again.

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review. We agree that we have the perfect place to anchor for a stay in Paihia. Glad you enjoyed the comfy bed and air-conditioning, we love the afternoon sea-breeze too over summer. We would love to welcome you back on your next stay in the Bay. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a fantastic stay at the anchorage hotel! We were offered discounted rates at high quality restaurants also for staying with them which was awesome! 10/10 :) would definitely stay with them again :)

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for an awesome review. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us. Paihia has some great Restaurants, We look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

Cochrane, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to stay. Nice and close to the beach but with a good pool and sunbathing area just in case you dont want the sand between your toes. All of the staff were pleasant and helpful with plenty of advice on things to do. Easy walking distance to plenty of good restaurants and the main shiopping area. The rooms... More 

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for a fantastic review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and got to experience our wonderful location and the Bay. Sorry to hear you had problems with the wifi, we will look into this. More 

Western Norway, Norway
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239 reviews 239 reviews
53 hotel reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent loaction,- close to the seafront and beach. Swimming pool in the "garden" and a spa. Useful WiFi - not too slow. Good parking for cars. All amenities available and roomsize very good. Laundry available for guests. Walking distance to shops, ferry, beach & more. Pricewise a bit above average but still acceptable. Staff friendly and helpful,- although some friends... More 

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very happy you enjoyed the location and your stay with us. The pool area and beach just across the road and easy walking distance to everything is indeed a major plus. More 

Mandurah, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the fact that the shower was not over a bath. All amenities were clean and more than adequate for our needs. No perfumed products were used as requested due to my husband's lung condition. The bed was lovely and comfortable. The only real critisism I could make, and it is hardly that, is that the step up to the... More 

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thank for your a great review. We were more than happy to ensure the room was just right for you. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, there are smaller steps at each end of the building to get up to the decking area. Hopefully we will see you back again. More 

auckland
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at Anchorage Motel twice before and will go back again when we next visit the Bay of Islands. The accommodation is well appointed and has magnificent views onto the ocean. Walking distance from lots of choices to eat and the main Paihia 'cbd' Good value and our preferred choice to stay.

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jack Thank you for an awesome review, We are delighted that you keep returning to enjoy our place and all it has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit to Paihia. More 

Kihei
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The views of the bay and the convenient walk to Paihia make this a nice place to stay. Our room was clean and spacious, parking convenient and appreciate the free wi-fi. Aileen sometimes gave the impression that doing her job was a "chore" i.e. not a very warm and friendly attitude. Sometimes felt like our inquires were bothering her. Other... More 

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Raymond, thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are happy you enjoyed staying with us and enjoyed the amazing views and location. We are very sorry and do apologize that you feel as though you had not been given a warm and friendly welcome. Our staff work really hard to ensure all guests rooms are... More 

UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first accommodation booked in the North Island and we weren't disappointed! Anchorage Motel is comfortable, convenient for Paihia and has great views of the bay. We spent 5 nights there and were able to divide our time between relaxing and BoI activities. Aileen and Coral were friendly and helpful and Aileen booked some activities for us, securing... More 

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Ruth for a 5 star review, we are happy you enjoyed your stay and found everything to your liking. We definitely have one of the best locations in town, nice and close to everything yet peaceful and relaxing with stunning views. We are more than happy to share our knowledge of the Bay and its many attractions. We... More 

Stafford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3rd accommodation of 19!! If we had to choose just one place to return to it would be here. Staff very friendly and helpful. We had a first floor room, spotless and very comfortable, and the view from the room was fantastic. The room had self catering facilities which were great. We also had their breakfast basket which is very... More 

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for an amazing review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to your return visit. More 

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Address: 2 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Anchorage Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Anchorage Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Paihia
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#4 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#4 Luxury Hotel in Paihia

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