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Cook's Lookout Motel

#4 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
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9 Causeway Road | P.O. Box 380, Paihia 0257, New Zealand
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you enjoy a stunning view and friendly hosts, you can't go wrong at Cooks Lookout. The unit had everything we needed and the view was the icing on the cake. Norm and Sheila were friendly and helpful, pointing out the best places to eat and where to avoid. We were sad to leave and will be back!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our recent stay at the Cook's Lookout Motel. We loved the scenic, quiet location and the homely atmosphere created by our hosts Norm and Shelagh. It's such a friendly place and we enjoyed chatting to other guests around the pool or the BBQ. Our 2 bedroom accommodation was neat, clean and we had everything we needed to... More 

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Stevenage
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for 4nights over Waitangi weekend, the view across the bay to the Treaty Grounds is just fantastic and if you're an early riser the sunrise is beautiful. We had mixed weather and this added to the atmosphere producing a misty morning over the bay. The room was comfortable with all you could want for a self catering break, shower... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our stay at Cooks Lookout Motel was outstanding. Great location, quiet and peaceful. Amazing view out over the bay. Pet friendly. Clean, comfortable. Nice pool and bbq area. But the highlight of our stay was the hosts who were so friendly and helpful, ensuring we were well looked after during our time there. Loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had an excellent stay here, the proprietors were most helpful! They booked our excursions, ensuring best value and a pick up from our apartment. The apartment was very well equipped and comfortable, with amazing views. We thoroughly recommend this motel and would definitely come again!

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Thank John P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Cooks Lookout Motel. Our hosts were excellent - warm and extremely helpful, ensuring our stay in the Bay of Islands was as good as possible. The rooms are cosy and have full facilities, and the views are absolutely stunning. Waking up to a sun rising over the water - wonderful ! We will be... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A tired depressing collection of old buildings . Yes it has great views and yes it is along way out which they warn you about but Iin every other category it is way below average. No wonder they want their comparatively expensive money up front with no refund under any circumstances

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really nice place, clean, comfortable bed, great deck and views, and the owners Norm and Sheila are really friendly and helpful. Haruru Falls and walking tracks nearby and Pahia just a few minutes away. We'll go again. J & K

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Traralgon, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're after stunning views and engaging hospitable hosts, then this is the place to stay in Pahia. The hosts are very friendly and knowledgable, and will give you tips on where to go, nearby and in the general area. The views from this property and superb, and importantly, this location is private and quiet. No unruly backpackers or twenty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were really impressed with Cook's Outlook. Whilst being located a short drive from Paihia itself, the location is superb with unmatched views of the Bay and so peaceful and quiet, The motel units are very well equipped with all the facilities one could need to completely 'chill out'. To top it all Norman and Sheilagh are superb and entertaining... More 

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