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Anchorage Motel

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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Ranked #6 of 44 Hotels in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were delighted to find the room to be as described and pictured in the Motel's site. The bathroom was large and excellent and the amenities were there for a comfortable stay, including earplugs to cut down on any noise. We were surprised there wasn't more road noise though there was some minor disturbance from neigbours. Minor irritations, limited TV... More

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would recommend The Anchorage Motel. The owners are very friendly and the motel meet all our needs. It was walking distance to town and for the ferry over to Russell. We really enjoyed our stay and would stay there again.

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Ham Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay here was fabulous. We were scheduled to stay for 2 nights, but extended it an additional night. Very clean and well kept motel. The location is perfect...the view was gorgeous...the owners were so friendly and helpful...loved our stay! NO complaints at all and would highly recommend the Anchorage Motel for anyone traveling to Paihia!

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anchor01, Owner at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Nancy for the fantastic review, we are glad you enjoyed our perfect location and gorgeous views. It was great you could extend your stay to enjoy more of the beautiful Bay of Islands. Thanks Aileen and Denis More

Lower Hutt, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great time. Local knowledge of what activities to do was spot on. We would recommend others to stay there. Clean well serviced rooms. Lot of space, modern. In walking distance to all activities and food outlets

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anchor01, Owner at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Cathy, Thank you for the great review, lovely to hear you enjoyed exploring the beautiful Bay of Islands. We certainly have a fantastic spot on the beach for our visitors to enjoy. Thank you for staying with us for your stay in Paihia. We look forward to welcoming you again. Denis and Aileen More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had only spent an overnight in our room, all we could think of was a few more days extra there. All though weather was howling outside, it did not take away the absolute cleanliness and pure quietness we enjoyed, it was magical! Very peaceful, just what we both needed! Thank you Aileen, Thank you Anchorage Motel! We will return!... More

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anchor01, Owner at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Nella and Kane, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience of our place. It is indeed a peaceful place to relax and enjoy the views. Thank you for appreciating the high standard our staff work so hard to achieve. We look forward to your return to the Bay of Islands. Aileen and Denis More

Queenstown, New Zealand
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owner/wife was the loveliest woman. Since it was quiet being the middle of winter she was very generous upgrading my budget studio which was very good value for price already to the big studio for no charge upon me mentioning that I'm a student. Might not have been a big deal to her but it made my day. The... More

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anchor01, Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thank you AlephPortobello for an amazing review. Our views are something special and it was our pleasure to upgrade you, so you too could enjoy the best of the bay. Our team works very hard so thank you for appreciating their efforts. We look forward to welcoming you again. Aileen and Denis More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice beachfront room with kitchen facilities. Lovely view of the ocean and pool. About a 5 minute walk from town with the beach directly across the road. The manager was friendly and very helpful. Would definitely stay again. Very clean and the spa pool was nice and hot.

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anchor01, Owner at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Morris2 Lovely review, but once again we tick all the boxes yet unable to score the ultimate prize. Great to hear you enjoyed our location, facilities and customer service and we look forward to your next visit when you are back up in the lovely Bay of Islands. More

Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Watching the sun rise out of the sea in the middle of winter was magical. The rooms were comfortable and spacious and the owners and staff were very friendly and helpful. Paihia is a wonderful spot and this is one of the best places to enjoy it from.

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anchor01, Owner at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review us. We appreciate all your comments on our motel, our staff and ourselves. We whole heartedly agree that Paihia and the Bay of Islands is a beautiful place and that the Anchorage Motel is a good spot to enjoy it from. More

Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I could not fault this motel! It was spotless and clean. The bed was very comfortable and great pillows. The motel is easy walking distance to town. Great views from the upstairs room I had. Good service. Would definitely stay again and recommend to others.

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anchor01, Owner at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Macmillionmiler We appreciate your wonderful review and the positives you mentioned. We are fortunate to have such a lovely position that is very accessible to shops , cafes and bars and our views from the upper level are amazing. We are very happy that you could not find any fault in our motel but at the same time a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Absolutely loved our stay. I arrived to the heater on so the room was nice and warm as the weather wasnt the best. Im currently 7 and a half months pregnant so we booked the spa room and it was perfect. So relaxing. Will definitely be back soon :) thanks again!

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anchor01, Owner at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Lovely review, good to hear the Spa Supreme room gave you the relaxation that was needed. Aileen is up there with her customer service skills and makes every effort to ensure customer s enjoy their Anchorage Motel experience. More

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Address: 2 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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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