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Bali Hai Motel

#2 of 42 Hotels in Paihia
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8-10 Coutts Avenue, Paihia, New Zealand
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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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Wellington, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Bali Hai Motel in Paihia for 5 nights from March 8 to 13. At first we were only going to stay for 3 nights but we loved the Bay of Islands area of New Zealand that we decided to extend our stay. The Bali Hai is a very clean and spacious motel just on the outskirts... More 

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

Dear Trudy & Phyo Thank you, for taking the time to post a review. It really is great to read positive feedback. At the end of the day, we have a genuine desire to ensure that; our guests are looked after and enjoy their stay. I hope the journey home to Canada went well. Best regards Barbara More 

California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented unit 9, at the end of the building. It's billed as the "Superior 1-bedroom" and has extra light from the corner window. The kitchen was extremely well equipped for cooking. Barbara was very welcoming and helpful in making the most of our stay. She advised us on grocery shopping, restaurants, and activities. Laundry is available and on the... More 

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

Hello Diane Thank you, for such lovely feedback. I really appreciate that you took the time to post your comments. It is always, a pleasure to read a positive review, and it makes my day. Best regards Barbara More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So went the song from the film of 'South Pacific'. And being in the North Island of New Zealand it was truly appropriate and apposite on this occasion and in this location The BALI HI hotel/apartments is situated on the hillside just above the seaside town of Paihia on the Bay of Islands. It offers delightful mountain and sea views... More 

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

HI Tony, a very detailed review, thank you, for taking the time. We provide free on site car parking, below all our rooms, as each room has 2 entrances, front and back. I am glad that you were pleasantly surprised, upon entering the property. As, I have commented before, we are an older style building, and we cannot really change... More 

Peterborough, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I recently spent 3 nights here in a 1-bedroom. We were warmly welcomed by manager/owner Barbara and given a beautifully decorated unit with views of the bay and countryside. The bathroom was roomy and very modern, the kitchen complete with quality appliances, the bed comfortable and the lounge had comfortable seating. There was a small table and... More 

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

Hello Bill, thank you, for such a neat review. I appreciate that you took the time, and it is always motivating to read a positive review. Thank you. Best wishes Barbara More 

Guadalajara, Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented a 2 bedroom unit for 4 nights. Our booking was in advance, online. The motel is unremarkable from the exterior, but the rooms are well laid out, clean, and prepped with everything you need for self catering. We were greeted by Barbara, who is a super host, responsive to your needs/ questions. She knows the region and can... More 

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

Thank you Glenn, I appreciate that you took the time to review the motel. It is good that you remarked on the exterior, as we are an older property, but as the old phrase goes..."never judge a book by its cover." We are neat as a pin inside. Our advantage is our location, and we are quiet. I hope the... More 

Almancil
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for accommodation and asked to see the one bedroom apartment, the owner Barbara was excellent so helpful, we wanted 2 nights but she offered us a 3rd night at half price which we accepted. First class modernised facilities, with lovely view over the bay.

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

Thank you, that is a lovely review. It is well worth staying the extra night, as that gives you 2 whole days to explore our beautiful area. Best wishes Barbara More 

Fareham, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived late at night in the dark, so could not see our surroundings. The room was sparkling clean . Nice modern bathroom with good shower. When we opened the door in the morning we were greeted with the most wonderful view of the bay. Nice area out the back with BBQ chairs and table. Wifi free . Barbara the manger... More 

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

Hello Thank you for taking the time to post a review. It is always nice to wake up to the lovely views, as your really have no idea if you arrive in the dark. Glad everything was to your liking. Best wishes Barbara More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Spent two nights at Bali Hai and it was a thoroughly pleasant way to round off our trip around New Zealand. The room was very clean and well maintained, and I couldn't fault the fantastic service provided by Barbara. Her dedication to her customers is worthy of high praise. All in all well worth a stay at the Bali Hai... More 

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

Dear Alistair & David Thank you, for taking the time to write a review and so soon after a long journey. I am glad that your end of trip was spent somewhere quiet and relaxing (at the Bali Hai :) ) and I truly appreciate the positive comments. Best wishes to you both for the future. Barbara More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Very nice block of units, well set up with deck out front and a very quiet and shaded shared area at the rear with tables and chairs for relaxing. Room was clean and tidy and comfortable. Selection of DVDs to borrow was great for the kids to unwind after sightseeing. The manager Barbara could not have done more to make... More 

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

OOH - thank you so much, that is the sort of review I love to read, and I am so glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay. Best wishes Barbara More 

Riverina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights in late November 2014. The motel was extremely clean and Barbara the manager was very helpful with her local knowledge of restaurants and sites to see around the Bay of Islands area. Highly recommended if you are seeking a good nights sleep with minimal noise.

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

Thank you - I am delighted that you found everything to your liking, and it is great that you have take the time to post a review. Best wishes Barbara More 

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