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Bali Hai Motel

4.5 of 5 8-10 Coutts Avenue, Paihia, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Barbara is doing a great job. We were very happy with our stay. A very homely place, and just what we wanted. If you are looking for self contained accommodation this is ideal. We were helped with ideas on what to see and do for our few days there.

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

Thank you, short sweet and to the point, and always a pleasure to read a positive review. Best wishes Barbara More

Napier, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Barbara's meeting and greeting was particularly warm and friendly and we were given very helpful information about the things we wanted to do on our three night stay. Bookings were made for our Cape Reinga tour with "Explore" and what a great decision it was to go with them. The motel was immaculate, with a very smart new bathroom. We... More

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

Dear Anne, thank you so much for your lovely review. I appreciate the time that you took to post it, and I hope Tom enjoyed catching up with friends and family after your departure. I am glad that you enjoyed your tours and your holiday here. Thank you. Barbara More

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and l recently stayed at the Bali Hai Motel on our arrival we were greeted by Barbara who was so welcoming and helpful nothing was to much trouble. Room was great modern clean will have no hesitation in recommending to anyone we will certainly be back. Thanks Barbara

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

Dear Dean & Jane, thank you for taking the time to review the property and your visit here. I really appreciate the positive feedback, it is what motivates us to do better.Aa good review makes the work worthwhile, and makes me smile. Thanks again. Barbara More

Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were booked into Bali hai, we were welcomed in a very warm manner. absolute excellent stay and Barbara is an excellent host and is a credit to this industry. An absolute lovely lady, anything you asked for or about was no problem at all. She even gave a lift down to the town centre.A brilliant two night stay.

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

Hello Steve, Well that is the sort of review I LOVE to read...LOL - thank you so much. Glad that you found the property welcoming and provided you with a fabulous stay. Guests, are important, without YOU there is no US. Come back and see us again soon. Barbara More

Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Bali hai, my mum called to me from the depths of the musical 'South Pacific'. We had not booked accommodation for our journey to the Bay of Islands. Bali hai is nestled peacefully on the hillside leading down in to Paihia - Barbara, I must commend you on your welcome, your help and your facilities. Everything was a delight in... More

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

Dear Jessica & Mike Your review made me smile, so many people ask me why is the motel called Bali Hai, and I did not choose the name, and I do not think it is the best name for the property, BUT for some people it is a draw card and I am grateful for that:) I hope you will... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed two nights at this motel, and really enjoyed the stay, had a nice view from our balconey, had plenty of room and a nice kitchen area, the owner was so helpful and pleasant. The rooms were well equipped with everything that you could possible need, plenty of dvd's, nice area outside the back with a BBQ, unfortunately we... More

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

Dear Kathy Thank you so much, for a positive review. It is always a pleasure to log in to TA and read a good review. I appreciate that you took the time and glad that you found all that you needed. We are a small and personal property, and at the same time, we have a reasonable amount of space... More

Waiheke Island, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

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 August 1, 2014

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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

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Address: 8-10 Coutts Avenue, Paihia, New Zealand
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*
Number of rooms: 9
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