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Breakwater Motel

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   1 Bayview Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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151 reviews 151 reviews
24 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed for two nights recently had a room at the back of the site, good size bed, very clean and tidy all you needed. Was a quiet area so very much appreciated. . Good not to have to overlooking main road and front so good for us, as this can be noisy , the owners go out of their way... More

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Northallerton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the Breakwater Motel and checked in to take a couple of days break from roughing it in our camper van while we explored the area. We were very impressed with the standard of accommodation and friendliness of the staff. The accommodation was extremely clean and spacious with excellent facilities. It was reasonably priced and a very short... More

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Dave H Sincere thanks for reviewing our motel and appreciate your comments. We look forward to seeing you in Paihia again! Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More

Ocoee, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent one night at the Breakwater Motel in Paihia Beach, New Zealand. This was a very last minute reservation as this location was not originally on our itinerary for our holiday. But for about $130 US - we had a lovely room that was comprised of a very neat, clean and contemporary combo kitchen/dining/living space -... More

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

HI Kyrstalze Thank you for your great and detailed overview of your stay in a Waterfront Suite. We do offer units with king beds however they do not offer that same breathtaking view of the ocean. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More

Perth, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed thee nights in August 2014. We arrived early after an overnight flight from Perth. We were greeted by Lyn who show us straight to our room. This is a great motel and all the reviews we have read are all true. The rooms are large, very clean and well appointed. Great views and good advice from Ken and... More

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Perthjohn65 Thanks so much for your great review and your recommendation. We look forwarding to welcoming you back for a longer vacation! Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More

Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed for 6 nights in a waterfront suite and enjoyed it immensely. Magnificent views looking out to the bay of islands. Perfect location on the main street with everything in walking distance. bedroom a little small but the living and bathroom areas were very comfy. A balcony facing the beach and the waterfront allows you to... More

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

HI Gary W Many thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts on your long stay with us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your feedback which we will address. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More

Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want a great view, great service and good facilities then go no further. Absolute waterfront. We only had a couple of nights to visit the Bay of islands and just wanted to wake up to a nice view in a nice room. We got these things in spades. Fully equipped and spotlessly clean kitchen, so we could self... More

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Janette H Delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your fabulous review and kind words. Best Regards Ken and Lyn More

auckland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location! In front of the beach and close to Pahia center. The rooms are in perfect condition and everything is super tidy and clean. Awesome choice even in winter. A heater for the towels is available in the bathroom, and also a matress heater and hot tub. Ken and Lyn, who own the motel, are really nice and take... More

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi camimaslaton We are very happy to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and great location we have. Thanks for taking the time to review our motel. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More

Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We finished our 3 weeks in the North Island with a 3 day stay here and we couldn't have picked a better place for it. Breakwater Motel was just perfect and we loved every minute of it. The Motel is perfectly situated across the road from the beach and only one block from the wharf and town centre. We were... More

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi CGT867 Thank you for your descriptive review and delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would recommend it for a relaxing stay, hosts were great, definitely need the upstairs rooms if weather turns bad as ours did. We are in our 70s, had been to Paihia before, this accommodation the best we had ever had.

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Hi Family B Thank you for your review and delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us despite the weather. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Needed accom at very short notice, Tripadvisor led me to this gem. Very well appointed rooms and really comfy bed. Bathroom was great. Lovely host who accommodated my very late check-in. Generally a great experience but the internet service is a bit poor.

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Chch_kraig Most grateful for your description....GEM! Also for your feedback on your recent stay with us. We do apologize for the intermittent internet but that was out of our control as there was a virus in the Telecom communications system which affected the entire country. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More

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Address: 1 Bayview Road, Paihia 0200, 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 — Breakwater Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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