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Bounty Motel

3.5 of 5 42 Selwyn Rd | PO Box 170, Paihia 0200, New Zealand (Formerly Paihia Central Motel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bounty more than met our expectations. The room was a good size and clean. The wifi worked and our free continental breakfast was a bonus. The manager was friendly and most accomodating - answering questions and making recommendations. Would stay again if the opportunity arose.

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Heathercrest. It is great to know that we meet the expectations of someone with the travelling experience that you have. We also hope you will return to the Bay of Islands on your next trip to NZ. We will be very happy to host you again. More 

new zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had such a fantastic experience with Bounty Inn right from the time of booking. Excellent communication and were very accommodating. The unit was more than i expected for the price we paid. Clean, tidy, fresh linen and well stocked with kitchen supplies. Location was perfect, nice and quiet. Friendly hosts who seem genuine in the way they look after their... More 

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Wow, what can we say, except thank you. We are humbled by your comments. More 

Paeroa, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly hosts. Were upgraded to 1 bedroom. The Bounty Motel is well located only a few minutes walk to shops and ferry wharf. It is one block back from the main road for quietness. Outdoor furniture on balcony for evening drinks outside with ocean view. Free continental breakfast makes this motel incredibly great value for money. Hosts were great.... More 

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for you review. Thank you also for telling people about the stairs, I know there is a glimpse of the Bay from the outside deck but I also know from personal experience that stairs can be a bit of a problem as we get older. More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The newly refurbished rooms were clean, comfortable and well equipped. The bed linen in particular was fresh and crisp. It was a pleasure to go to bed. The hotel was only 100 metres from the beach, 200 metres from the shops and cafés and handy for the ferry terminal. The staff were exceptionally helpful and informative.We enjoyed our stay thoroughly... More 

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thank you James for your nice comments. We always feel very humble when guests "sing our praises" we consider we are just doing our job. Yes we do give a free breakfast on our website to everyone who ticks the optional services box when they book their room. More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a queen and single bed setting that included our grandson. this setting was ideal. For the price, we had a comfortable restful stay in a well designed modern unit. The queen bed felt like a million dollars.

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Ngahana H. As you say our back rooms are extremely quiet. We are located in a quiet suburb away from the backpackers and far enough from the restaurants and bars that they don't bother us. More 

Perth, Australia
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Located right in the heart of Paihia the bounty was a great motel to stay at. The rooms are modern and comfortable and the staff were friendly and always willing to have a chat. Rooms also have free Wifi ,We have stayed here three times now and will continue to when we return to Paihia

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. It is always a pleasure to see guests who have stayed with us before. For someone to come back to stay a third time is best review of all. More 

Perth, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

We have stayed at Bounty Motel 3 times and found that it is great value for money.It is situated right in the heart of Paihia and is within walking distance to shops ,restaurants.We had a two bedroom apartment on the upper level overlooking the Bay of Islands.The apartment was well maintained and the decor modern.We had everything to make our... More 

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Patrick. I well remember our discussions over breakfast. More 

Geelong, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

great value we stayed two nights room was resonanle sized bed was huge laundry facilities were ok very close walking distance to township and waterfront the fridge made a weird noise all night so we had to turn off the 2nd night and didnt enjoy hearing people arguing one morning

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thank you SharonM. We didn't know which room you stayed in but we eventually found the noisy fridge and has now been replaced. We also apologise for the domestic. We consider ourselves a middle of the road motel and not everything is perfect, however we are working on it. Nevertheless we do try to give value for money. More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Bounty Motel was the best value accommodation we stayed in during 3.5 weeks holiday in North New Zealand. Room was clean with kitchen and microwave. Hotel is close to tour terminals and cafes and shops. Hosts were lovely and continental breakfast was a bonus. Would certainly reccommend staying here

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Lueen B. It was our pleasure to have hosted you. More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Close (5 mins walk) to shops, cafes and the wharf (day cruises, Russell ferry and InterCity bus). Very friendly host who provides practical and unbiased advice on activities and attractions. I walked past one of the rooms while it was being cleaned and was impressed by the care and thoroughness. I thought the room cost was very reasonable, considering that... More 

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are a budget motel but we are proud of our standard of cleanliness, our service to our guests and yes we include breakfast for bookings on our own website. More 

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Address: 42 Selwyn Rd | PO Box 170, Paihia 0200, New Zealand (Formerly Paihia Central Motel)
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bounty Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Bounty Hotel Paihia
Bounty Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#22 Romantic Hotel in Paihia

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