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.

Bayview Motel

2 Bayview Road | Corner Marsden & Bayview Road,, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
Hotel amenities
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with Tingo to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
1 room 1 guest
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
Bayview Motel
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

91 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    43
    29
    12
    2
    5
See reviews for
28
43
2
3
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (29)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (91)
  • Mar-May only
    (27)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (23)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (17)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (24)
All months
Hay-on-Wye, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my partner stopped here for 3 nights in September 2013. Showing up without a booking we expected to be put in any old room but to our surprise we were given a room right on the front looking out over the sea with a balcony, seating area and BBQ. The reception area is small but full of leaflets... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hobart, Australia
Level Contributor
16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in Unit 1 on the 2nd floor and had great views to see the beautiful sunrises in the morning. It was in a great location close to a restaurant called Greens which I would highly recommend. The Owner was very helpful and the Apartment was very comfortable and clean. I will definitely stay here again and highly... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
baywatcher2, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for such a high rating 10 out of 10. The view of the bay is great from the higher level apartments .So when booking asking for apartments 1,2,8 or 9 will really get you the best views and sunrises. For Thai and Indian meals Greens has got to be the best choice.So pleased you enjoyed their food. We always... More 

Townsville, Australia
Level Contributor
112 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This was a big favourite with our family on this vacation. Perfect location right on the water with incredible views. We were on second level with 5 of us. Did charge extra for the children which we were not advised when booking so quite expensive but value for money with the location!!! Basic accommodation but very clean and all you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
baywatcher2, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for the 10 out of 10 rating.We are pleased that we are the best accommodation experience of your NZ trip.Hope to see you back in Paihia next time. More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

the location was great and the view was fantastic from my seaview apartment. However, the water pressure in the bathroom is pathetically weak which makes the evening and morning showers not very enjoyable. We left early in the morning and came back late afternoon and found that the cleaner didnt refill the coffee and vacuum the room for us (however,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
baywatcher2, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this review

We apologise for the low water pressure in your apartment.If you had brought this to our attention at the time a 1 minute remedy would have sorted the problem.We had a plumber do a small repair on the water cylinder before you arrived and he left the pressure turned down too low. Only took a minute to turn it up... More 

Grants Pass, Oregon
Level Contributor
58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We had adjoining rooms and balconies on the top floor, facing the ocean. This was such a great motel. Right on the water, Graham was VERY helpful, within walking distance of everything, the price was right, the rooms were clean (except for the smelly toilet). Why spend too much money staying at one of those fancy chain hotels when you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
baywatcher2, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for a great rating.We are lucky to have our motel positioned on the waterfront with nothing to spoil the view over the bay. For the little extra it is always worth booking a sea view apartment. More 

Halesworth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
111 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

What a fantastic spot for this well equipped motel - just away from the bustling centre of this Bay of Islands beauty spot and yet near enough to walk to the many town centre amenities available. The room had fantastic views overlooking the bay and an outside terrace with tables and chairs AND communal barbecue facilities. Our only problem was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
baywatcher2, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this review

Your great review is really appreciated......thankyou. Our position on the seafront and so close to town(200m) and all restaurants is so helpfull.If I remember correctly ,you had your meal at Jimmy Jacks Rib Shack. In our 5 years in Paihia we have never had an unhappy Jimmy Jacks customer. Hope to see you soon back in Paihia. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This Motel is in a great location for visitors to Paihia. Right on the waterfront, Only 150 metres from the wharf which is the centre of everything that the tourist is looking for and importantly, within easy walking distance, no car needed. The units are well appointed, and in first class condition. We would use this motel again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
NSW
Level Contributor
115 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Room 10 had no view from the room but the narrow deck with a small table and 2 chairs afforded a view out to the water. I would definitely pay extra for a room with a view! Our room had a separate bedroom with a queen bed. In the lounge dining were two single beds plus a large pullout sofa... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
baywatcher2, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for such a positive review.Our seafront location and close proximity to the centre of town, particularly the bus stop, is such a benefit avoiding having to drive and park.We also believe that choosing a seaview apartment is worth the extra few dollars as you said. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
131 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A big thanks to the staff at the Bayview for being so good. It seemed nothing was too much and their local knowledge was excellent. I would love to come back next time I am in the area. The indoor spa was so relaxing and it is so close to some amazing restaurants. This little tourist town is bustling with... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
baywatcher2, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for the fab.10 out of 10 rating.That is so rewarding for us as owners.They say position is so important and it really is when you have Bayview's incredible view over the Bay to Russell. We are most fortunate to be on the weaterfront with only the Bay in front of us. More 

Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This place was recommended by the local iSite. It's a nice motel with great service. The rooms a very nice. Calling them "spotless" would be an understatement. Easy parking and close enough to walk around and see Paihia on foot. Would go back and stay again anytime.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
baywatcher2, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this review

Your 10 out of 10 rating is really appreciated. Thankyou. Yes we are lucky to be positioned right on the waterfront with nothing in front of us.The view over the Bay is fabulous. More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

29 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (28)
Viewed
View from room (5)
Viewed
Room/suite (6)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (12)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Paihia hotels
0.1 mi away
The Waterfront Suites - Heritage Boutique Collection
0.3 mi away
Sea Spray Suites - Heritage Boutique Collection
0.0 mi away
Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.5 mi away
Anchorage Motel
Anchorage Motel
#6 of 43 in Paihia
4.5 of 5 stars 328 reviews
0.0 mi away
Breakwater Motel
Breakwater Motel
#4 of 43 in Paihia
4.5 of 5 stars 393 reviews
0.2 mi away
Outrigger Motel
Outrigger Motel
#3 of 43 in Paihia
5.0 of 5 stars 117 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay