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Casa Bella Motel

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   3 MacMurray Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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Ranked #27 of 44 hotels in Paihia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Its a little round the corner from the backpackers and a little way from some of the restaurants (Don't eat in the Saltwater lodge bar around the corner) but the guynwas really helpful and friendly and made us feel really at home. We had a nice two bed apartment, with some views, but mainly cosy with a nice TV, bathroom... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I stayed here for 2 nights over Queens birthday weekend. At a great rate I found the room better than at other (more expensive) motels I have stayed. What I liked were the free WiFi, that there was shampoo (not all motels seem to have this) and a spa pool and pool. Hosts were friendly and it was nice and... More

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

A friend and I spent our first 2 nights in New Zealand here. I had done quite a bit of research online trying to find an inexpensive but quality motel that was close - but not too close - to the central area of town. I was impressed with the way the owner answered my emails each time with a... More

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Perth, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed our two night stay here. Short walk to town. Nice and quiet. Great plunger coffee was a nice suprise in our room! Great shower. Good water pressure! and the spa and free wifi in our room was an added bonus.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

After a long bike trip this was a lovely little motel to check into. Friendly owner to help with check-in. Nice spa pool to relax in. Everything clean and tidy to a high standard. Easy flat walk to all restaurants and bars in a quite street. Will definitely stay here again on our next visit to Paihia

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Gary S, Manager at Casa Bella Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review Johan. It was a pleasure having you and hope we will see you again sometime. More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I stayed here for one week with my family and it has been the best holiday so far! The hosts were very friendly, talkative and generous, allowing us to borrow their tennis equipment and key to use the tennis court next door as well as their double kayak, which made a great day out for my family. Every evening after... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

After long day of travel, late evening arrival, looking for place to stay. We ran into this Casa Bella Motel, with friendly nice manager, reasonable prices, clean room, and very nice kichenette. Great value for money.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

What a lovely motel to stay in The room was very spacious as was the shower toilet area. The kitchen was fully equipped so if you want to cook you could . The bed was very comfortable . The owner and his wife were very friendly people always willing to help.

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Winwick, null, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

My wife and I stayed here for two nights this past week. The room was clean and tidy, the bed large and comfortable! The pool was good after a long day travelling but never got around to trying the hot tub. The town centre was only a 5 minute walk. We'd happily stay here again.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This is the worst motel we have ever stayed in. The bed was like sleeping on hardwood, there was no room to move. Once inside we read the guest book & it was a SHOCKER. There were so many rules of do's & don'ts to paper our bathroom. The toilet was so pokey so it was lucky i'm not a... More

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Gary S, Manager at Casa Bella Motel, responded to this review

What!! Are you sure you stayed in our motel? If you did, then I'm sorry it wasn't the luxury penthouse apartment that you expected. I will comment on the issues raised. 1. Our guest compendium has only two "rules" as far as I can see; No smoking in the unit and don't take the white bath towels to the beach.... More

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Address: 3 MacMurray Road, 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 — Casa Bella Motel 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Paihia
Casa Bella Hotel
Casa Bella Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands

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