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Anchorage Motel

#6 of 42 Hotels in Paihia
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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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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

DO NOT STAY HERE. Overpriced. Run by really horrible people. Paid $180 for a night and didn't even get to use the outdoor spa. Or any outdoor facilities as a group had taken over for the night. So we decided to leave. And get a refund Unfortunately, my girlfriend couldn't have a cigarette outside due to people everywhere. So she... More 

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Tauranga
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 night stay at The Anchorage Motel. Our apartment was of very high standard and well presented. The staff were very friendly. The location was ideal within easy walking distance to town and the many restaurants and bars.

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Anchorage Motel. We stayed 2 nights and woud have been very happy to stay longer, if time had permitted. the room was spacious and modern, very well equipped and immaculate! It was very handy for shops, places to eat and sightseeing. All the staff we met werefriendly and helpful.

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Edmonton, Canada
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132 reviews 132 reviews
24 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in 2012 and had no problem returning on this trip. It is located on the edge of the town centre and is close to the beach and the ferry wharf. Rooms are bright, clean and spacious and include kitchen facilities. The hosts are helpful and a wealth of knowledge of the area. Hotel includes outdoor tables to... More 

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Skennars Head, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most wonderful stay in the Bay of Islands which was made so much nicer by staying at the Anchorage Hotel for 5 nights. The Owners and Staff made our time in this Hotel so enjoyable with their concern for detail. Our Room was large, clean and well laid out. The daily cleaning was much appreciated and the... More 

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

Thank you very much for your review, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Our staff work very hard to ensure all our guests are well taken care of during their stay, we all love showing what the Bay of Islands has to offer our visitors. The top balcony is the perfect place to soak up the... More 

Te Aroha, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an awesome stay at the Anchorage. Beautiful big room with amazing bathroom and great sea views. Very close to the shops and friendly staff. Fishing was also excellent, catching a 315kg Blue Marlin. Thanks Aileen and Denis, we will definitely be back.

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

Thank you for an amazing review, we are thrilled with your Blue Marlin catch a fantastic fish. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed the amazing sea views from your room. We look forward to you visiting again. The team at the Anchorage. More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful 11 nights here. Denis and Aileen welcomed us like we were visitors to their home. Could not do enough for us. Our large comfortable unit was serviced every day by very friendly housekeeping staff. The pool was clean and refreshing, Very handing walking position to restaurants shops ferries and attractions. Happy hour next door which finished... More 

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

Hi Phil and Katrina, Thank you for your glowing review and kind words. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Our pool area is a great place to relax and enjoy life. We look forward to your next visit and maybe a fishing trip too. Many thanks, the team at the Anchorage More 

worcestershire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good location for walking into Paihia, room could do with an update, some 'tatty' furniture etc. Very noisy position on the corner of main road. Overpriced compared to other motels nearby. Some loud music noise 3-6 pm from next door cafe...happy hour! Overall reasonable motel.

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

Hi Brian, We happily offer a selection of studios at varying prices. The room you requested and booked was our largest deluxe studio, with great sea-views. Our prices are competitive with other Waterfront properties. The music provided by the Restaurant next door is on a Sunday afternoon only from 3 -6pm. We appreciate constructive criticism from our guests as we... More 

Iowa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When checking out, we told the owner that we'd like to take our room with us to use on the rest of the trip. It was modern and very clean. There was plenty of storage. We weren't constantly tripping over luggage. Great bathroom -- large shower, nice towels, etc.. The kitchenette, though small, was very functional. We had no problems... More 

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

Hi Kauaifan, Thank you so much for your lovely review, we greatly appreciate your comments. Our staff work really hard to ensure everyone enjoys their stay with us, thank you for noticing. We agree our views and location are just perfect for a stay in the Bay. We look forward to welcoming you back again. The team at Anchorage More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went up to the bay of Islands for a few days at the end of a 17 days trip to New Zealand and words cannot describe how beautiful it was. The Anchorage Motel has breathtaking views of the surroundings. It was the perfect way to finish off the holiday. The staff where great, the facilities where impeccable

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

Thank you for your great review, Paihia is a fantastic spot to relax and enjoy the breath taking views on offer. We are delighted you found your room comfortable with everything one needs for a few nights. More 

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