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Breakwater Motel

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   1 Bayview Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The view, the room, the owners - simply one of the best! Beyond that, the location is ideal for the Bay of Islands. It is close to everything. I'd always make this my first choice to stay. Besides, they have on-site laundry facilities. For staying a month in New Zealand, which we did, this was this a wonderful asset to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed three nights in a sea front suite, which totally met our needs as it was great for self catering. Lynn the innkeeper was extremely helpful as regards local attractions and walking trails. Good hot tub available. Nice well kept gardens, wonderful view across the bay. Although we were on the front there were no noise problems at all.... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our third visit staying at the Breakwater. Again, the place was very well presented, clean and tidy. Within easy walking of the eateries and beaches in Paihia, this is a great place to stop. The staff are friendly and helpful; and flexible when we asked for an early check-in. The units have plenty of space and are just... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Immaculately presented accommodation. We had one of the rooms at the back so no sea view but also no road noise which matters to me as a country dweller. Antway, with the beach a thirty second stroll away, the lack of view was insignificant. Very easy walk to all the facilities in Paihia and plenty of suggestions from Ken the... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am completely in love with this motel my family and friend have had the pleasure to meet and greet the lovely owners mr ken and mrs Lynn on our arrival. My first stay was last year, and I found myself back there again this year what a coincidence. Was amazed at the room, the great service was amazing and... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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37 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the motel and were shown to our accommodation instantly although we had arrived before checking in time. Lovely accommodation all newly done up, very modern kitchen and bathroom, lovely lounge/dining/kitchen area and separate bedroom. Clever idea is to make the bathroom open off the living area for use by day and also off the bedroom area making... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for four nights in a one bedroom apartment. The room was a good size and had everything we needed. The kitchen was fine for cooking simple meals. Free wifi was provided though we found this unreliable. Being spring time it was chilly overnight but the room was warm - heat lamps and a heated towel rail in the... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a flight and quick drive we arrived to a warm welcome from Lyn and Ken and were settled in our waterfront room in record time. The room set up worked well for us and our 15month old, separate bedroom, huge bathroom and lots of room to play in the living areas. The location is perfect, easy stroll to restaurants,... More

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the motel after driving for 6 hour's, we were warmly welcomed by Lyn who was delightful and cheery. Lyn was very accommodating as we wanted to go scuba diving the following day and Lyn said she would call them straight away and arrange a day with them. Once we got to the room we were blown away... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Breakwater Motel for just one night in October 2014. The setting alone is enough to encourage you to stay there. The motel is positioned just a couple of hundred metres or so from the centre of Paihia and the ferry terminal. We were welcomed by the friendly and helpful owners, Lyn and Ken.... 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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