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Marlin Court Motel

60, Seaview Rd. | P.O. Box 394, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
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Marlin Court Motel
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Ranked #35 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015
RAB1811027 Auckland Region, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights over a long weekend and had an enjoyable stay. Easy walking distance into Paihia. Our two room, room had plenty of space with two children. We left a jumper in our room and when I phoned to check it was there it was and they will be posting it back for us. The managers... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We stayed 3 nights with 2 other couples each with our separate room. We walked everywhere, cafes, ferry, beaches and wonderful NZ colonial history. The car stayed put while we explored. The Motel is well managed, by friendly family staff, well cleaned, and reasonable rates. We recommend this for a economical way to enjoy one of the most beautiful parts... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

we stayed for 1 night as a birthday treat. It is a clean moderately comfortable motel. Dont expect luxury but it was cheap and close to everything in Paihia. the lack of free wifi as advertised was disappointing.

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Dunedin
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Good two bedroom apartment a short walk from the beach and main area of Paihia. Our toaster was broken but that was quickly replaced when pointed out. Would definitely stay again as the hosts were friendly and rooms more than serviceable.

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Whangaparaoa, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

We booked 3 nights over New Years at the last minute...think it was probably the last room left in the Bay so were lucky to be there. Booked a 2 bedroom unit, very clean and tidy and newly decorated. Well equiped kitchen although provision of extras such as a salt and pepper shaker and daily replenishing of the tea and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We were booked in for 6 nights at this hotel over the New Year period. I was impressed with how spacious our 1 bedroom room was. There was enough room to include a foldout sofa bed and a single free standing bed. The balcony was also big. The bathroom was tidy but unfortunately had a strong odor of B.O -... More 

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I don't usually write reviews, but I was not at all impressed with this motel. We stayed here over the xmas/ new years break this year and we did not feel the accommodation was up to standard. Overall, we felt we paid more then it was worth. The website clearly states free wifi, there is free wifi - however it... More 

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Melbourne
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17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We booked this by phone approx.. a week before and I am always apprehensive about booking ahead. We were totally surprised it was very spacious and very clean. The manager was very courteous and helpful. It was a short walk from the town along the beach front. Also value for money.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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13 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

If you are looking for a comfortable motel with very friendly service, in a reasonable price range Marlin Court Motel is well situated in Paihia It is on the road coming into town from the south and less than 300 mtrs from the main street & foreshore. With a good selection of Cafes' with in 5 mins walk plus the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I never usually write reviews but here goes, the service is disgusting as are the rooms, they smelt like damp clothes. The owners are so rude and it just proves that when you read their responses to reviews! What kind of owner divulges personal info about what people have been up to the night before (or the same night) as... More 

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