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Bali Hai Motel

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   8-10 Coutts Avenue, Paihia, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 44 hotels in Paihia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011
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    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

Our visit to Paihia/Bay of Islands was always going to be a highlight of our 2 weeks in NZ so we wanted somewhere nice to stay - somewhere really comfortable with a decent view. Thanks again to the Trip Advisor community, we found it at the Bali Hai. We booked 2 nights in a standard 1 BR suite and were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

An upgrade with fantastic views, lots of helpful tips from owner Andrew and a superbly furnished deluxe studio apartment made our 2-day stay a memorable experience. Will definitely be back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011

We booked a studio room but were upgraded to a one bedroom unit, travelling as a couple with a child we were wanting to watch the final of the Rugby World Cup in a quiet location, but very handy to both Paihia and Opua. Andrew is a great host, going the extra mile when we had a problem getting a... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2011

We stayed in Bali Hai Paihai for 2 nights and personally found everything just great. We received a very friendly welcome, lots of information on the area and this all made our stay very pleasant and easy. Andrew and Barbara the hosts couldn't have done more for us. We certainly would return and recommend this motel to friends. Clean and... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2011

Due to unforseen travel hiccups, i had to change my stay at the Bali Hai motel and Andrew was very accommodating in helping me even though it was quite a last minute change. Upon arriving at the Bali Hai motel, i was greeted by this vibrant English man with a wide smile. Besides being knowledgeable in all the activities available... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

Just spent 4 wonderful days at Bali Hai. A very comfortable, modern and clean motel with excellent views of the surrounding country. Andrew goes out of his way to help with any trip advice and facilitate sightseeing trips. Never met anyone as friendly and helpful with a great sense of humor, as Andrew. Lots of thought has gone into making... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011

The manager Andrew and his wife Barbara made me feel welcome from the moment I arrived. Having excellent local knowledge, Andrew was invaluable in helping me enjoy my stay in Paihia by assisting me in organizing activities over the ten days I was there. Nothing was a bother to him, Andrew was a fantastic "Mine Host". Marie B.

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Innsbruck, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

Since the moment we arrived till we left the service was perfect. Andrew was always available and extraordinary helpfull on any kind of issue like showing different available rooms after arrival or explaining us the main sights in the area. The room itself was very spacious and clean with all amenities from TV to free and umlimited Wifi. Because of... More

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Snells Beach, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2011

It was a lovely older style homely motel, very clean with a great view. Our host Andrew couldn't do enough for us, and made us feel so welcome. We really appreciated the extras like the free DVD library.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

Even when it rained I enjoyed the view across to the Mangrove forest and river. There was a nice sea view as well. There was an extensive DVD collection that we enjoyed using on a rainy day in winter. We walked into town easily - about 10 mins away Rooms were very clean and homely, containing all the things you... 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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#3 Luxury Hotel in Paihia #4 Romantic Hotel in Paihia #7 Family Hotel in Paihia
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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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