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Bali Hai Motel

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   8-10 Coutts Avenue, Paihia, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 44 hotels in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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59 reviews 59 reviews
40 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The very friendly and helpful manager, Barbara, immediately makes you feel very welcome at Bali Hai. She provided lots of useful information and booked us on a wonderful boat tour of the Bay of Islands. The unit itself was very comfortable,. a studio unit with a double bed, a leather couch, TV/DVD, and well equipped kitchen. I loved the little... More

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was immaculately clean and even would have loved up to my mother's standards which is really saying something. From the time we arrived, Barbara couldn't do enough for us. She spoke so kindly to my children and one afternoon when it was raining she even dropped off a pile of board games which my kids played after we'd... More

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Calgary, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

LOCATION A very short 3 min drive (15 min walk) from the town and a short drive to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. TIDINESS: Immaculate STYLE: Spacious apartment style. Comfortable and cozy. Each room has a balcony with wonderful views of the surrounding area. STAFF: Barbara is amazing. She is very welcoming and makes excellent suggestions on what to see and... More

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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great stay at the Bali Hai Motel. Just a short drive around the bend from the main beachfront of Pahia. Very spacious rooms with comfy beds and kitchenettes which were fully stocked with everything you could possibly need. The owner is very pleasant and goes out of her way to make sure you have a great stay. Would definitely stay... More

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a sales rep who covers an awful lot of kilometres, and Northland is one of my most tiring runs. I spend three days working my way up from Warkworth through Whangarei, up to Kaitaia, back down to Paihia, then back to Auckland. Over many sales trips I have stayed in a large amount of motels, the majority of which... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a memorable two night stay at Bali Hai Motel. Barbara, our hostess was remarkably helpful. The apartment was large, up-to-date and very clean, with a nice kitchen, bathroom and outside private balcony with a nice view to watch the sunset. We used the barbeque grill one night and they provided all the condiments and utensils needed. There are... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bali Hai Motel lived up to all our expectations. It was well equipped, clean and comfortable with an excellent shower and bathroom. We found the location quiet and conveniently near to Pahia. Barbara, our hostess, was very helpful and patient especially when we managed to lock our money, passports and car keys in the safe and then not be... More

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I arrived expecting to stay only one night but the welcome was so warm we ended up staying for two. What a great find .. clean, spacious and delightfully fitted out with all you would need. Balcony views and a fab BBQ if required. We drank too many bottles of wine after our days in the sun... More

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

Dear Aidan & Paul Thank you for such a great review. I am always delighted when people decide to stay a bit longer. Paihia deserves more than just a one night stay, and it really is the sort of place that if you spend a few days - (at the Bali Hai of course) you really do feel that you... More

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
15 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed a three night stay in one of the studios and considered the accommodation to be very good value for money. The rooms are large and airy with more than adequate kitchen facilities and the bathroom had recently been refurbished to a very high standard. All rooms have a private balcony with a spectacular view to the west... More

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

Great Pun, Richard...thank you for taking the time to post a review. I hope that you and Blair continued to have a lovely stay in NZ and that the visit to parents went well. I had not considered the undercover parking would keep cars cool, but you are right it would. I hope the journey home went well and hope... More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for three nights in a lovely studio with wonderful views over Te Haumi beach and countryside. Barbara was a wonderful host, who on arrival gave us a map of Paihia,information on where the supermarkets were, where to park and some places to eat. She also provided us with milk and free wifi. There was also a fridge on... More

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

Thank you - Kathryn what a lovely review. It is great when people see the little things as adding value.We do try to make people feel that their stay and their time at the motel is special. The wharf is still having a few repairs done in town, after Cyclone Lusi, but thankfully the beaches are starting to look pristine... More

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Also Known As:
Bali Hai Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
Address: 8-10 Coutts Avenue, Paihia, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#4 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#8 Family Hotel in Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Bali Hai Motel 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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