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Breakwater Motel

4.5 of 5 1 Bayview Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Caves Beach, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We recently stayed 2 nights after an easy drive straight from Auckland airport. Easy walk of a couple hundred metres into town and the jetty so no need to get the car out again. Owners and staff were friendly and the service was excellent. Lovely and clean rooms. view was awesome. Certainly would rebook at this motel on a return... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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104 reviews 104 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really enjoyed our stay at Breakwater Motel. We had everything we needed for a comfortable stay and found the owner Lynne very helpful. I would definitely recommend as it's only a 3 minute walk to the town centre, the motel has lots of helpful advice, it has a picnic bench and BBQ area and the rooms are finished to a... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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56 reviews 56 reviews
42 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Superb location and extremely clean motel with lovely view of the ocean from the rooms. Like all Paihia hotels, very close and walking distance to restaurants. Free wifi is available although on the second evening we had problems with it. Lynn is a great lady and extremely helpful. One of the best motels that we have ever stayed.

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed 3 nights at this hotel in January. Our room had an ocean view with a nice size kitchen area, living space and a separate bedroom and bathroom. The view was excellent. Lynn and her husband took great care of us. They made us a dinner reservation in Russell across the bay and ensured we had a beachside table... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked all our accommodation prior to arriving in NZ and this one was superb. The location is perfect right on the waterfront and a 5 minute walk from the town centre and cruises. The owners were extremely friendly and they operate a motel that has everything. The rooms are spacious, clean and neat with good facilities. The view from... More 

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New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in the lower sea view apartment with our family. The rooms have been recently updated and they are super clean. The rooms have air con yay and were nice and quiet. The hosts were lovely and very helpful! Especially when the net got caught in the ranch slider. They even texted me at dinner to advise they had... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having little experience of motels the Breakwater was a great introduction. Our hosts Ken and Lynn were friendly and welcoming and their Motel is a credit to them. The whole complex was clean and tidy, rooms were spotlessly clean and well equipped. It is well located, on the waterfront has great views of the bay and close to other amenities... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After making a last-minute decision to visit Bay of Islands for one night we looked on TA for somewhere to stay in Paihia and found the Breakwater Motel where we booked a room at 2 days notice. I have to say that I'm not really a 'motel' sort of person and was a bit concerned what we would find. I... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by Breakwater as it was really close to the town with great views. We splurged because we were celebrating otherwise it's pricey. But the rooms were very clean and tidy. Great views of the bay and the staff were helpful and friendly-they booked our hole in the rock tour for us! They also have a spa pool which... More 

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Sydney
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly, spotlessly clean, great sized rooms, friendly staff. Need I say more? Hard to find fault with this place. To sum up, I'd just say we wouldn't stay anywhere else. Oh...and it was only a short stroll to town.

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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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Breakwater Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
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#1 Business Hotel in Paihia
#1 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#1 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#5 Family Hotel in Paihia

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