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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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Irving, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This motel was adorable! We love to find the smaller places, not chains to stay and this did not disappoint. The room had a little kitchen with everything you would need, a very comfortable bed and very clean bathroom. Each room had its own little table and two chair outside of the room to enjoy the view. The attention to... More 

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel is perfect, with everything you need, from the outdoor spa and pool, to the views and the sound of the ocean gently lapping the shore, and the warm comfortable units and walking distance to all restaurants and shops. The hosts are lovely welcoming and answered all our questions. Thankyou for making our visit perfect.

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

We are so humbled by your amazing review. Many thanks we are delighted that you picked us to stay with for your visit to Paihia. It is our pleasure to ensure your stay with us is as comfortable as possible, and that you have a fantastic experience in Paihia. We look forward to welcoming you to the Bay again soon.... More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location of this motel is perfect, right across the road from the beach, fantastic views - especially from your room. staff very friendly and helpful - room very spacious and comfy - bathroom great - with a walk in shower - good kitchen - good - have your breakfast sitting outside looking out to the beach - very nice pool... More 

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

Wow, thank you for your great comments of our perfect location. We are so happy you found everything A+ . Our views and swimming pool are a delight for our many visitors, we are glad you enjoyed them too. More 

Wiveliscombe
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A last minute booking just after the new year gave us the chance to stay here for 2 nights. After a rather long journey and not knowing what to expect we were very pleased with our accomodation, It was spotlessly clean with every facility available. The location is great right opposite the beach. Many restaurants close by all serving top... More 

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

Thank you Heather for your amazing comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. It is great being so close to many fantastic Restaurants. We look forward to see you again soon. More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location and clean rooms. You can see the ocean from your room and you are close to the town, but far enough away to enjoy some peace and quiet. A tad expensive but i think everything in Pahai is on the expensive side. I definitely recommend this motel if you are set on staying in Pahai. My only suggestion... More 

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

Hi Kyle, thank you for a great review. The ocean views are a definite bonus, added with the peace and quiet makes for a great location to enjoy the Bay. We are so proud of our staff they do a wonderful job ensuring all our rooms are of a high standard. Many thanks for taking the time to write a... More 

ash
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic room with gorgeous view right over the beach and water. Fantastic location, although road noise was constant given the time of year. Pool was lovely. Very well appointed kitchenette, comfy bed in a generous size studio room and awesome shower! Would definitely stay again if up that way.

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

Thank you so much for your fantastic review, we are glad you enjoyed everything on your recent stay with us. Yes, the pool is a draw card with the amazing weather we are having. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit to Paihia. More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful 5 days in Paihia. Great location, close to restaurants ( nice one next door for evening meal, we found best breakfast cafe on start of pier), beach and shops. spacious rooms. We had a relaxing 5 days based around the pool and beach. my husband booked a fishing trip via the motel and had the best... More 

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

Hi Nanette, Thank you so much for a lovely review. We are so happy you had a relaxing holiday and enjoyed our spacious rooms. The Anchorage is indeed the perfect place to anchor for a holiday in the Bay, and the fishing is always great here. Once again thank you, hopefully we will see you again on your next visit. More 

New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms (serviced daily) are very clean and comfortable, and the location is great. Staff helpful. Swimming pool is really good. Minor problems with my room, mostly to do with maintenance but nothing too bad. The only thing I think really needs attention is the wifi - it was terrible in our room, which admittedly was at the far end... More 

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

Hi AshBB, Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, our location is indeed perfect. It was nice your friends could also enjoy spending time around the pool with you and your family. And yes the small things do make a difference, so lucky a guest found your wedding ring in the bottom of... More 

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is excellent - right across from Paihia beach and along the road from restaurants and town centre. it was clean and tidy. There is a nice little recreation area with BBQ, pool and hot tub. Would be good for couples, singles or for family

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

Hi Andrew, thank you for your review, our location to everything Paihia has to offer is indeed a bonus. Our swimming pool area with spa pool, bbq and out-door seating is greatly enjoyed by all who stay and well used with the fantastic weather we are having. Thank you for staying with us. More 

UK
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
25 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Having booked this motel after reading the reviews on Tripadvisor, we were pleased that it lived up to its reputation. It is not a 4 star hotel, but it is a good motel, as advertised. It has clean, spacious rooms, with a view out across to the Bay of Islands. The bed was very comfortable. Tea, coffee and drinking chocolate... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Sorry to hear that the Fridge annoyed you, we will look into this. Many thanks enjoy your travels. 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
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#5 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#7 Romantic Hotel in Paihia

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