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Aarangi Tui Motel

16 Williams Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly hosts, great location, just minutes walk to shopping, restaurants and waterfront. We had a two bedroom unit it was clean and comfortable. It was a typical seaside holiday apartment, simple and functional. Quiet location even though close to town center. Would recommend as a place to consider for your stay in Paihia.

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Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

A comfortable and clean motel that is a short flat walk to the shops and food stores. Next door to a school which was handy for the playground, motel had a trampoline. Great hosts who were super helpful even before we arrived.

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Rochine, Owner at Aarangi Tui Motel, responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for your kind review, we are always happy to help our guests whenever we can. We are glad your family enjoyed the tramp and the playground. Thanks, Rochine More 

Penang Island, Malaysia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

lasting impression of the hotel and the lady host !!.. she's bubbly, personalized service, friendly and helpful on my visit. the room is big and cosy.. i wish i spend more days in Paihia. The location is central enough but away from the centre of town.

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Rochine, Owner at Aarangi Tui Motel, responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for your kind review, we are always happy to help our guests whenever we can. We are glad your family enjoyed the tramp and the playground. Thanks, Rochine More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Very clean, tidy and comfortable plus being nice and close to the bars and restaurants of Paihia. Love the modern touches to the 1960's fixtures. Staff friendly and helpful. Above all excellent value for money in what can be an expensive place to stay. Will come again.

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Rochine, Owner at Aarangi Tui Motel, responded to this review

Hello. Thanks for your comments, we do believe our location is one of the best in town, so handy yet quiet. Rochine. More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
11 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This motel is in a good position for all the local restaurants and bars. Very clean and has all you need for a comfortable stay. Staff are very helpful and friendly. Paihia is a great place to stay and very central to most of the area's attractions. Only a few minutes walk to the ferry for Russell which is a... More 

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Rochine, Owner at Aarangi Tui Motel, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for the nice comments. We are situated just minutes from Paiha Township and Paihia Wharf where all the cruises and tours depart. The Cape Reinga/90 mile beach Tour will pick up from our door. Paihia is the ideal location to see the Far North and is a busy little seaside town with unique shops and restaurants. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

very good location, few minute walk to the water front. room is clean and nice. upon check in, owner advised me there is the play ground behind, I found that is the big boon to me as my two boys can have some extra things to do.

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The motel is 5 minute walk from the wharf, very convenient. The room was fairly old and really needs renovating. When I first checked in, I realised there were lots of ants in the kitchen. The owner came in and sprayed the ants. Seriously the cleaner didn't do his/her job properly. Despite that, it was an ok stay for one... More 

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Papakura
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We found this hotel to be quiet, a good size, clean easy walking distance to eateries and many shops and owners were very helpful with anything we needed. They even helped us to book a bus tour for the day, guests at motel get a discount on tours. Would stay again.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
24 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

A very well positioned motel about 200 mtrs from the seafront.... Nice clean and tidy rooms with a well equipped kitchenette and bathroom, complimentary coffee tea and chocolate and milk given at check in... Helpful and very friendly owners make this motel a winner in Paihia

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We had the pleasant surprise to see our booking to be upgraded to a slightly bigger room, with a separate room for our kid. The kitchenette was effective with all basic ustensils provided; dishes were washed every day when we were out which was a nice surprise as well. The reception offered us a set of brochures fitting our wants... More 

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