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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Queenstown, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here overnight with a large group. As far as I know all the people in our party had a good experience. The rooms are great - spacious, modern, clean, well-equipped. The location is excellent as a base for exploring the Bay of Islands.

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anchor01, Owner at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for the nice review, it appears that your large group enjoyed the experience of staying at our lovely motel with a great location. We hope to see you all again sometime in the future. More

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Arrived on mass (swimming club). Welcomed from the start. Very friendly, lovely rooms and right next door to a fantastic restaurant. Good sized rooms. We had a 1 bedroom suite with good kitchen facilities and lovely bathroom.

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anchor01, Owner at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou to the swimming club too, for choosing the Anchorage Motel as your group accommodation. It appears our facilities and location appeal to your group and we look forward to hosting you all again. More

Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We arrived in the middle of a storm and were given excellent directions by Aileen - who had worked out the best routes for us to travel on as many main roads were closed. We stayed 5 nights in a spacious, warm, spotless room, with magnificent views of the bay and a delightful outdoor spa. The location was within easy... More

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anchor01, Owner at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We feel you enjoyed your 5 night stay with us under very trying circumstances. Aileen worked hard to make your stay as stress free as possible and you show much appreciation for our facilities and location. It would of been nice to have received an overall higher score... More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Welcomed in from the storm by our lovely host Aileen who guided us through our warm spotless 3 bed unit Beds very comfortable kids enjoyed having their own tv so Dad could watch Rugby Enjoyed the many activities the bay and winterless north have to offer but it was so nice to come back to a hot bubbly spa pool... More

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anchor01, Owner at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou Parata’s for a lovely review. Great to hear you enjoyed our many activities the lovely Bay of Islands have on offer. We are pleased you found our facilities up there with our comfy beds and warm spotless rooms. We would very much like to have you back for another great experience in the Bay. More

Te Awamutu, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My wife and I had a great stay for two nights at the Anchorage Motel early July,we received an extremely friendly welcome from our host Aileen,who was happy to show us through a unit,which was very well appointed,good sized bedroom,huge bathroom,large living / kitchen area. The unit was exceptionally clean throughout.Great views from our 2nd floor unit,5 minutes walk into... More

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anchor01, General Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Ian and Kay for taking the time to review our two bedroom apartment. Your special mention of our location and views of the Bay is very much appreciated. We have put a lot of effort into keeping our rooms looking modern and our staff is meticulous in maintaining the cleanliness of them. Aileen was absolutely gutted by the... 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*
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Welcome to Anchorage Motel A warm welcome from owner/hosts, Aileen and Denis. Ideally located motel on the central waterfront of Paihia, in the subtropical Bay of Islands, the cultural hub and recreational Mecca of historic Northland. Come and anchor at our spacious luxury accommodation, designed for comfort and relaxation. Ideal place to stay for couples, family groups and business people. The ideal anchorage for your holiday in the Bay of Islands. ... more   less 
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