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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 #7 of 44 Hotels in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i recently stayed at the outrigger in paihia, greg and suzy we're really helpful and helped to organise two amazing day trips for me along with recommending good places to eat, for the times i didn't want to cook myself. literally one door down is the local 4 square where you can get food and wine, and the paihia shops... More

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for descriptive and helpful review for fellow travelers! Really appreciate your time in writing this review and we would love to have you again. Hope you had a great break in your busy schedule. Kindest regards Suzi More

Lancaster, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good value, pretty decent clean rooms. Great location just outside the centre of town means you can easily walk to anywhere in Paihia but you're just far enough away to make sure you'll get a decent nights sleep. Would stay here again.

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for being with us on your visit to the Bay of Islands and very pleased you enjoyed our very central but quiet location in the heart of Paihia. Great to meet you and please come again sometime. Kind regards Greg More

Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We booked a Eco studio room through Agoda. We were quite late because of the intercity bus and arrived at 8 pm. The Motel is centrally located, just 3-4 minutes walk from bus stand and wharf. Greg was waiting in the reception and he has explained the area with the help of a map. We were there for 2 nights.... More

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review and explaining our lovely close proximity in Paihia. Our guest also find it nice and quiet being back a bit of the waterfront - but still so central to wharf and beach etc. Our Eco rooms are smaller and very popular with the wood making it very cosy and quaint. Thank you again... More

Tauhoa, Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had a lovely break away. Suzi upgraded us to a 1 bedroom unit which was great. It was very clean, comfortable and quiet and had everything that we needed. The personalised welcome card and chocolates were lovely. Suzi had turned the electric blanket on for us too. The motel was very central within a minutes walking distance of shops... More

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your time taken to review us. Glad you enjoyed your time in the Bay of Islands and all it has to offer in the way of beauty, history, culture and beauty. It was our pleasure to have you and we would love to see you again. Kind regards Suzi More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed here before and know why I come back. Suzi and Greg go out of their way to make sure your stay is enjoyable. Example: in the morning your car windows are wiped clean to make your driving so much safer. It's like a home away from home

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Appreciate your kind words - we love having you back. It's like a friend always returning. Take care till next time and thank you. We always appreciate you returning. Kindest regards Suzi and Greg More

Tamworth, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
68 reviews 68 reviews
37 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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

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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*
Number of rooms: 14
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