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Bay Sands Seafront Studios

3.5 of 5 136 Marsden Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dee Why, New South Wales, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our one bedroom apartment was nice and very clean. Guy at the reception was friendly and informative. We spend nice and quiet night there, can't recall any issues, everything was just fine, would go there again.

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Tewantin, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We stayed four nights in a sea front studio upstairs, which was a very quiet location at night. We were very comfortable and the unit had everything we required - with a small kitchen. The management was responsive and helpful. We would not hesitate in returning if ever again in Paihia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stayed in the motel for 3 days and 2 nights..the room was better than the photos..complete amenities, very clean, it was very cold when we enter but heater was provided..and the best part of it all was the free bike and kayak provided though we had not enough time to use the kayak but we enjoyed the bike ride..save us... More

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Stayed here for four nights recently in studio 5, upstairs facing the beach. Beautiful views to wake up to and a lovely sunny balcony. The room was spacious, clean and the kitchen well equipped. Easy walking distance to shops, ferry and Waitangi. Very friendly and knowledgeable host.

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Cork,
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Stayed in Jan 2014 so weather was quite nice. Directly across the road from the beach. Booked the 1st floor sea facing studio, lovely little balcony to sit out on. Spacious room with small bathroom and kitchenette. Perfectly situated to explore Paihia and 10 min walk to ferry to Russell. Would definitely recommend.

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BaySandsMotel, Owner at Bay Sands Seafront Studios, responded to this review

Hi Folks, thank you for taking time to review your stay. We are pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable holiday. We hope to see you again someday. Cheers, Tulay More

Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This was the perfect place for our stay in Paihia. It was comfortable, central and had a stunning view - truly the perfect place to unwind and use as a base to explore Paihia and the surrounds. We chose for a small extra sum a room facing the beach on the second floor, and it was well worth it, with... More

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BaySandsMotel, Owner at Bay Sands Seafront Studios, responded to this review

Hi Folks, Thank you for taking time to review your stay at Bay Sands. We are pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable holiday. We hope to see you again someday soon. Cheers, Tulay More

Rotorua, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I have just returned home to Rotorua from nine days exploring the far north. I wanted to simply chill and relax from a busy professional lifestyle. Two nights here at Bay Sands were a dream and the highlight of my nights away, being lulled to sleep by the waves gently breaking on the shore 60 metres away over the road.... More

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BaySandsMotel, Owner at Bay Sands Seafront Studios, responded to this review

Hi Folks, Wow! What a great review! Thank you for taking time to review your stay at Bay Sands. We are pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable holiday. We hope to see you again someday soon. Cheers, Jimmy More

Bishopsteignton
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129 reviews 129 reviews
96 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We spent 4 nights here in early February and were very pleased with our choice of accommodation. We had a sea view room which was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed. We were in Paihia for the Waitangi Celebrations and although the weather was very wet and pretty chilly, we enjoyed it very much. This motel is in a... More

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BaySandsMotel, Owner at Bay Sands Seafront Studios, responded to this review

Hi Folks, Thank you for taking time to review your stay at Bay Sands. We are pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable holiday. Next year we'll order up some sunny skies for you! We hope to see you again someday soon. Cheers, Jimmy More

Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The other property for which we had already booked two nights accommodation was fully booked by the time we decided to add an extra night to the start of our North Island tour. We found the standard of the rooms on our holiday to be very good, most were clean and comfortable and Bay Sands was up to that standard.... More

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BaySandsMotel, Owner at Bay Sands Seafront Studios, responded to this review

Hi Folks, Thank you for taking time to review your stay at Bay Sands. We are pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable holiday. We hope to see you again someday soon. Cheers, Jimmy More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We have visited over 60 countries and consider ourselves experienced travelers. Bay Sands Motel is one of the cleanest places we have been to. Clean, tidy, spacious with everything you need. The owners and staff went out of their way to make it an absolute SUPER FANTASTIC experience. We will definitely be back.

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BaySandsMotel, Owner at Bay Sands Seafront Studios, responded to this review

Hi Folks, Thank you for taking time to review your stay at Bay Sands. We are pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable holiday. Wow, you have really been everywhere! We hope to see you again someday soon. Cheers, Jimmy More

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Address: 136 Marsden Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bay Sands Seafront Studios 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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