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Bali Hai Motel

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   8-10 Coutts Avenue, Paihia, New Zealand
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though we only spent two nights in the Bali Hai Motel, they were all we needed to see the owners of this motel are at the top of their game. The care put into preparing for guests is what you would expect at a 5* hotel, nothing is too much trouble and they are genuinely interested in making your... More

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BaliHaiMotelPaihia, Manager at Bali Hai Motel, responded to this review

Hello Lauren, thank you, for taking the time and for such a lovely positive review. Please if you are returning, get in touch directly, we always look after returning guests, with some sort of reward, be it an upgrade or similar. Hope to meet you both again. Warm regards Barbara More

Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taken a while but we spent 2014 New Year in Paihia and stayed at the Bali Hai. Our host was so helpful , picking us up from the bus station and giving us some pointers of what was around. We accidentally got our dates wrong and ended up being one day too short. Not only did our host drive us... More

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BaliHaiMotelPaihia, Manager at Bali Hai Motel, responded to this review

Hello you two, I remember your visit so well. We were having a rare downpour in mid summer...lol. Thank you for taking the time to write a review, months later, that means a lot. Next year a whole new museum is opening up at Waitangi it is going to be fantastic. Artefacts and paintings that have not been able to... More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We have just spent 4 nights at the Bali Hai with our extended family (kids, grand kids) and we found it to be a really well equipped, welcoming place to stay. Barbara went out of her way to ensure we had a great time and was incredibly helpful with bookings and anything else we needed. There were also many nice... More

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BaliHaiMotelPaihia, Manager at Bali Hai Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Sue, I am glad that you all had a wonderful visit. It is important that you are happy. Paihia is always getting a little bit more interesting and a wonderful place to visit, so we want the motel to be the same...always getting a little better season on season and always a wonderful place to stay. Thank you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Barbara is the women to see. She is wonderful and makes your stay special. She can help you with everything and so accommodating. It is just on the outside of town, but I think that helps, as you feel you don't have to share your view with all the other holiday makers. Definitely keeping this little gem in our holiday... More

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BaliHaiMotelPaihia, Manager at Bali Hai Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Cindy, - I do like to meet all the guests whenever possible. I appreciate your kind review. Best wishes Barbara More

Box Elder, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

If you want generous, engaging staff that will map out travels, discuss and recommend options, tours, and dining, then stop at Bali Hai. My wife and I on our honeymoon spent a night here in Paihia and are so gracious for the help Barbara supplied. We wish we had stayed longer, and you could definitely have enough to do to... More

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BaliHaiMotelPaihia, Manager at Bali Hai Motel, responded to this review

Dear Bradley & Christine, what a lovely review, THANKS. I hope that you continued to have a good trip in New Zealand. I agree, you are so right, one night is not enough in Paihia or at the motel.Best wishes Barbara More

Adelaide, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at Bali Hai, Barbara was really helpful giving us lots of tips on things to do in the area. She booked a cruise to the "Hole in the Rock" for us which really is a must do. Our studio was excellent, spotlessly clean and everything we needed, the on site laundry a added bonus. Would... More

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BaliHaiMotelPaihia, Manager at Bali Hai Motel, responded to this review

Thank you !! A positive review is so motivating, I really appreciate the time you have taken to post about your time here at the Bali Hai. Best regards, Barbara More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Only stayed for one night in this very clean apartment with the best equipped kitchen you could hope to find and lots of seating outside to BBQ or just enjoy the wonderful views. Manageable walk downhill to the small town although easier with car. Barbara made us very welcome, a happy first impression, and although we didn't order the breakfast... More

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BaliHaiMotelPaihia, Manager at Bali Hai Motel, responded to this review

Thank you ~ that was a lovely review to read, I appreciate you taking the time to review your stay here. Best wishes Barbara More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The manager Barbara makes the place , she provided very helpful information both before we arrived and during the stay and is unobtrusively available to help at any time. We had a lovely two bedroom unit with a private parking space underneath, a balcony with lovely views lounge and well equipped kitchen. At the back is a patio area with... More

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BaliHaiMotelPaihia, Manager at Bali Hai Motel, responded to this review

Thank you, I wish you could see me smiling, whilst I am typing. Receiving a positive review is great and I do not take it for granted. I also realise that you have to make time to post a review and that is acknowledged too. More

Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We (a family of 5) stayed for 4 nights. What a lovely manager Barbara is; she always went the extra mile to make us all feel very welcome. The apartment was clean and comfortable with a new kitchen and bathroom, good views and 2 outside areas, one including a BBQ. An extensive DVD library which the children loved. A 2... More

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BaliHaiMotelPaihia, Manager at Bali Hai Motel, responded to this review

Ellie, thank you for such a lovely review. It was a pleasure to have you all stay here, and the boys kept us all entertained. I appreciate you taking the time to review your stay here, and I hope mum and dad had a safe and pleasant trip back to England. Best wishes Barbara More

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15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Well presented accommodation. The room was very clean and spacious. The host of this premises was very helpful with information of places to eat and local shopping, nothing was to much trouble for her. Outside the back door of the rooms there was an undercover verandah which housed a cupboard, with all sorts of things in it, games for kids,... More

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BaliHaiMotelPaihia, Manager at Bali Hai Motel, responded to this review

Thank you - I really appreciate your positive feedback, we are small, personal and quiet. Therefore, we try to add little things to make guests feel valued and welcomed. More

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Address: 8-10 Coutts Avenue, 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:4.5 star — Bali Hai Motel 4.5*
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The Bali Hai is a small family run business. We are personal in our approach and our size allows us to ensure that we respond to guests as individuals. With only 9 units, you are never crowded, our lay out gives you optional places to sit and take in the atmosphere, be it on our back patio, your front balcony, or somewhere in your room.We look forward to welcoming you to our spot in the Bay of Islands. ... more   less 
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