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Outrigger Motel

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   45 Williams Road | PO Box 239, Paihia 0252, New Zealand
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Ranked #6 of 44 hotels in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
John S Tamworth, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Tamworth, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another return visit to a home away from home. Greg & Suzi are not only the best smaller hotel operators we have experienced in 30+ years of travelling the world but they have trained Sassy the 14 year old cat & Niko the young miniature poodle to be caring too with their greeting daily visits outside the units. Said it... More

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thanks John - I like the good wine comment. I can see we are going to have to put the cat and Miko's wages up! But seriously, we are very humbled by your comments and you are a lovely couple and we just wish you all the best. Thank you Suzi More

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Suzy and Greg were very friendly and welcoming throughout our 2 night stay. Location is great, nice and close to everything. The room was tidy and clean and comfortable and the spa was a nice bonus. Would definitely recommend!

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Fleur - it was lovely to have you both with us in the Bay and we are so glad you enjoyed your weekend up here with all the local delights and seeing just how beautiful it is! have a great winter and hope you escape this way again very soon. We would love to see you again. Take care... More

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We were warmly greeted by Suzy and shown over our accommodation. The location is just excellent, especially as my father has slight mobility issues. The rooms were immaculate and comfortable, excellent value for money. Am happy to recommend Outrigger to others and I'm sure you will receive an equally warm welcome.

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Hi Malcom, Thanks for choosing to stay with us and thanks for your time in reviewing us- we appreciate it! We are glad you and your Dad had a great time together. Great memories for you both. Have a happy Easter and kind regards to you both. Suzi More

Fife, Scotland
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
31 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Conveniently located and easy to find, we spent 4-nights at the Outrigger on our holiday in North Island. Ran by Suzi and Greg who are helpful, efficient and friendly, the Outrigger motel is well appointed, clean and well maintained. Our room had beds for three: a large double-bed room and a single bed in the sitting room, an attached bathroom... More

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Hi guys, You can visit anytime with that Scottish accent - Love it!! Hope the rest of your journey was fantastic and we thank you very much for being here with us in Paihia. Thanks also for taking the time to review us - much appreciated! Take care Suzi & Greg More

Swindon, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We were given a very warm welcome by the owners(I think Suzy & Greg), I should have written my review earlier, the memory for names is not what it used to be! The owners asked what type of things we liked to do on our holidays. On mentioning that we enjoyed walking Suzi offered to take us to Haruru Falls... More

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Hi there Jackieshols, Thanks for taking time to write a very descriptive review about the Paihia area and the motel - we appreciate it. That's fantastic that you enjoyed the walk from the Falls as we love it too. Again thanks very much and we hope we see you again one day in our part of paradise! Kind regards Suzi More

Auckland, New Zealand
Top Contributor
174 reviews 174 reviews
137 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This Hotel is very central and a 1 minute walk to a 4 square, Indian and pizza/pasta restaurant. Room was smallish but for only $140.00 in such a central location you cant complain. Shower was a little light in water pressure, but a good ceiling fan to keep you cool. Owner/reception lady was friendly and helpful. Ice tray in fridge... More

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Hi Cameron, Thanks so much for your time to write a review. Glad you enjoyed our convenience in location and thank for for describing the upkeep of our rooms. Much appreciated and great to have you with us in Paihia. We really hope to see you again. Kind regards Suzi and Greg More

Dorchester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Very welcoming hosts - lots of advice which was helpful. Very clean. We were in a studio which was spacious with a great shower. Good kitchen area with rings and microwave. Very easy for walk into town but quiet. Less than 10 minutes from the waterfront. Could do with a couple of luggage racks and as we were on the... More

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for your review and hope all your travels went great. Was lovely to have you here with us in Paihia. Kind regards Suzi and Greg More

Hastings, New Zealand
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
23 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

Great motel, friendly owners and staff plus a very cool cat! Had three lovely days at Outrigger Motel, quiet unit close to shops and wharf, handy to everything. Wifi, good parking, eco-friendly. Would happily stay again.

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Sassy cat used her cranky charms again! She's an old beautiful ..... cat, that keeps us on our toes - that's for real! thank for being with us and glad you had a nice time in the Bay of Islands and thank you for taking the time to review us. We have been so lucky to have great guests -... More

Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is a well run place with the owners in place for 13 yrs, and it shows. All under control and very functional units. We stayed for 4 nights and the day service was efficient. Car parking is a bit tight but it works.

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Great to have you both Alan, hope you enjoyed our piece of paradise in the Bay of Islands. Thanks for taking time out of your tour to comment on us and enjoy the remainder of your trip. Safe travels, Suzi More

Gloucestershire UK
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Stayed 4 nights in mid Feb in a studio unit. Ticks all the boxes. Very clean, comfortable, ideal location, good value and helpful friendly hosts. Plus they have got a quite dog and cat. Fully recommend as a base to tour the Bay of Islands. Left a pair of trainers behind which they kindly posted on to us in Wellington!... More

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

HI Dave and Maggie, Hope the remainder of your trip went great and thank you for taking the time to write a review on you vacation time. Thank you also for the surprise in the mail also - that was so lovely of you both and lifted us both at a very hectic time. Love to see you again one... More

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Address: 45 Williams Road | PO Box 239, Paihia 0252, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Outrigger Motel 3.5*
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Amenities

Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style
#4 Business Hotel in Paihia #10 Romantic Hotel in Paihia #17 Family Hotel in Paihia
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our quiet location in central Paihia is only moments from the shops, cafes, restaurants, beach and the wharf. All our units are spacious, clean (serviced daily) and comfortable with full kitchen, en-suite and outdoor seating to soak up the sun. In the evening you can relax in our private spa pool, dine alfresco in our BBQ area or enjoy one of the many fine restaurants just walking distance away. Qualmark FOUR STAR and ENVIRO awarded! FREE wireless internet and free parking. Experienced, friendly kiwi hosts, Suzi and Greg welcome you to Paihia and the Bay of Islands ... more   less 
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