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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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94 reviews 94 reviews
25 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Prince George, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 6 days here and found the motel to be in a perfect location - right across from the beach with gorgeous views - close to restaurants and downtown - lots of off street parking - rooms very spacious and extremely clean - start off point to visit all the sights in the north - staff very helpful. Would... More 

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

Thank you Rhonda for your lovely review, we are so happy you got to enjoy our Perfect location with the best views in the Bay. We are indeed lucky to be so close to everything Paihia has to offer our visitors. We have a great team who do an awesome job to make sure our guests rooms are well presented,... More 

Hampshire
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good spacious and comfortable rooms with beautiful views over the bay and well located across the road from the sea and close to shops, restaurants etc. The room was well equipped and we made good use of the facilities, eating in the two nights we stayed. We didn't have a problem with the Wi-Fi. We went on the ferry to... More 

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

Thank you for your kind review, we are glad you enjoyed your spacious room with a beautiful view of the Bay. There is certainly a lot to explore in and around Paihia, so glad you got to experience the best of our area. More 

concord
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here last year while visiting Paihia. Right across the street from beach and walking distance to town. The room is very spacious, comfortable bed with stove and refrigerator. If I have to say a "con" wish they had better free wifi. I would definitely stay here again.

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

Thank you very much for your lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you again the future. More 

Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very comfortably accommodation in great location overlooking the Bay. good vehicle access. Close to Russel ferry terminal which is worth a visit. Within a days return trip to the Kauri forest with giant trees.

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

Hi Tony, Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed the Bay and got to do and see so much in your time with us. More 

Edmonton, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here in 2012 as well and found the location convenient and Aileen very helpful. It was good to renew acquaintances again on this trip. The room we received was large and fully equipped for longer stays with dishes, cutlery etc. The place was spotless, the bed was comfortable and it was very quiet, which was important after our... More 

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

Thank you for your amazing review, We are glad you enjoyed your room with a view. It was lovely seeing you again. Our staff do a fantastic job of making sure everyone enjoys their stay, thank you for noticing the little things. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here in the middle of winter, was warm and comfortable. We travelled from Melbourne to Northland to check out potential wedding venues all around the area and found this place to be the perfect spot that was central to everything but also quiet. Denis and Aileen were fantastic and provided us great advice about the area. The bed... More 

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

Thank you for your fantastic review, our place is indeed the perfect spot to enjoy the views and relax. We are glad we were able to help with local knowledge. Hopefully we will see you again soon. More 

East Petersburg, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews 67 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We found the motel easily and checked in. Offered a small bottle of milk, which we thought was nice and is apparently a New Zealand thing. The room was just right with a mini kitchen. The motel is within easy walking distance of the main street in Paihia, about 15 min. Lovely views on the bay. Very comfortable bed.

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

Thank you for your review, real fresh milk is indeed a NZ thing. We are glad you enjoyed your stay us, it is great being so close to the village centre, and being able to just walk to everything. Our spot just across the road from the beach is indeed the best. More 

Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Great place to stay, checked in slightly early and this wasn't a problem. We had awesome views over the bay and the room was very clean and nicely decorated with everything we needed. Hosts were very helpful. We had a very pleasant stay.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hopefully we will see you back this way again. More 

Mmatheson
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We checked in at 1pm and were made very welcome by a lady in reception.The room had a view of the bay had a kitchen and was very neat and clean.The bed was comfortable and all the restaurants are within walking distance.We had a very enjoyable stay and will stay again when next in the Bay of Islands.

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

Thank you for your lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed the views and your stay with us. We look forward to your next 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
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#5 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#7 Romantic Hotel in Paihia

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