We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Casa Bella Motel

3.5 of 5 3 MacMurray Road, Paihia, New Zealand
Hotel website
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Casa Bella Motel
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Casa Bella Motel
Write a Review

86 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    32
    42
    7
    3
    2
See reviews for
15
42
5
1
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (12)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (86)
  • Mar-May only
    (21)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (6)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (27)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (32)
All months
Auckland, New Zealand
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed for 3 nights with friends from UK. We had a room each. Beds and pillows are very comfortable. Kitchen was well equipped. Owner very pleasant and helpful. All in all a very good stay although was little disappointed when I asked for an extra small carton of milk for last cup of tea before our drive back to Auckland,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights and were amazed at how clean and well maintained the motel is. The owners are very friendly and always ready for a chat - which we enjoyed. The pool is small but nice and clean and we spent some time on the loungers!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights in Dec. we were welcomed by the friendly owner who went out of his way to make us feel welcome with free internet, use of tennis court etc. The pool was very well kept and easily accessible. Very clean room with great amenities. Parking right outside our door. Laundry facilities came in handy. Walking... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Stopped in here for 1 night, very clean and friendly. A nice hot tub and a nice outdoor small pool. If you want somewhere to lay your head and feel comfortable this is a good choice. Only a five min walk to the main shops and beach of Paihai. The couple that run the place were happy to recommend restaurants... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Auckland, New Zealand
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Stayed here for 1 night based on other good reviews. The main points to note are that it is very cheap and very clean. The room had all the amenities you need and is only a 10 minute walk into Paihia. Very impressed and would definitely stay here again and recommend to others!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the motel for the price I paid. The room was clean and tidy, the bed was comfortable. Within a short walk of the amenities in Paihia. I didn't try the spa, but it was available to use for free. I was given 1GB of wifi.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Gary S, General Manager at Casa Bella Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We hope to see you again. Gary and Jocelyn More 

Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Lovely motel and so are the owners. Stayed for three nights, and took advantage of what the motel had to offer. We took the double kayak for a paddle in the ocean, went for morning swims in the pool, evening spas after exploring, and played tennis in the neighbouring courts. There is also a BBQ. We had a queen studio... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The staff here are so pleasant and helpful. We only had a small room but it was perfect for us! The rooms were very clean and comfortable. It would have been great if the hotel had a bit more of a view but it's situated within walking distance to Paihia centre. Great value.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Success, Australia
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
50 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

After a 4 hour drive to the unreal Bay of Islands we came across Casa Bella Motel. This place is so charming and quaint. Check-in was speedy and personal. We were taken to our room and explained how everything works. The bonus is free parking and right outside your room. The motel is older in design with a Mediterranean feel.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Good value for money, nice size rooms, comfy beds, lots of information provided in welcome pack about local restaurants. Also kitchen facilities available in the room. Would highly recommend staying there

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Casa Bella Motel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Casa Bella Motel

Address: 3 MacMurray Road, Paihia, New Zealand
Phone Number:
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*
Number of rooms: 21
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Agoda, Priceline, Odigeo and TripOnline SA so you can book your Casa Bella Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Best Western Paihia
Casa Bella Hotel
Casa Bella Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
Hotel Style:
#21 Romantic Hotel in Paihia

54 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (22)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (7)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (32)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (7)
Viewed
Family/play areas (2)
Viewed
View from room (4)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (9)
Viewed
Other (5)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay