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Cook's Lookout Motel

3.5 of 5 9 Causeway Road | P.O. Box 380, 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently stayed at Cooks Lookout with our children, This is a wonderful spot with great facilities. The hosts Norm and Shelagh were friendly and helpful. The views across the bay back to Waitangi are awesome.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for two nights in a two person room. We chose this place because I didn't want to stay right by the roadside in the main line of Paihia motela (I don't like traffic noise! ) The best things about this place are the views, the peace and quiet, and the nice solar heated pool. The room was comfortable... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An awesome weekend retreat - superb service and gorgeous views out to sea. A solar heated pool, BBQ area and everything you need at your doorstep. We went down for labour weekend and will definitely be going back!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed with Norm and Shelagh several times now. It is the only place to stay. As other visitors have confirmed the views are to die for, the accommodation is clean, tidy and modern. Norm and Shelagh are simply the best.

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Langley, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful location. Beautiful views from every unit. Located just a few minutes drive from downtown Paihia, peace and quiet are assured. A truly spectacular property. The Hosts, Norman and Shelagh, were very warm and welcoming and happy to suggest what to do and where to go in the area. We had originally planned to stay just the one night, but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our genial hosts Sheila and Norm provided a lovely home away from home for two couples, comfortable,spacious, with indoor or outdoor dining and magnificent northerly views.A full kitchen, large bathroom, and all only 4 minutes from Paihia. We checked out several motels and Cools Lookout was the one that ticked all the boxes.....look no further.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to the Bay of Islands for our eldest daughter's wedding and we were so pleased we stayed with Norm and Shelagh. The two bed apartment with amazing views and gorgeous sunrises met are needs perfectly. We had some flight disruptions but Shelagh rearranged our booking effortlessly. One morning we decided to take a Bay cruise so Norm quickly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't have been happier with our stay here! View was beautiful, appartment was clean and spacious, lovely powerful shower! And Norm and Sheila were so accomodating, really lovely people. Can't wait to stay again!

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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We'd had a long tiring drive up from Auckland and were delighted to be greeted by Norm and shown to this little slice of heaven.....clean, beautifully furnished, an amazing view of the Bay of Islands, and plenty of peace and quiet. Norm couldn't do enough to make us feel welcome. I really hope we can return someday soon!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided last minute to travel up to Paihia for the 'It' Wine and Food Festival and found Cook's Lookout on the AA Traveller site. We had an ocean view room with fantastic views and a very private and quiet aspect. Our room had its own deck which we enjoyed greatly with a bottle of wine while watching the sunset.... More

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Address: 9 Causeway Road | P.O. Box 380, 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:3.5 star — Cook's Lookout Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Cook`s Lookout Hotel Paihia
Cooks Lookout Hotel
Cooks Lookout Paihia
Cook's Lookout Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands

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