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Bounty Motel

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   42 Selwyn Rd | PO Box 170, Paihia 0200, New Zealand (Formerly Paihia Central Motel)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were forced to stay overnight in Paihia by mother nature when we were flooded in. We didn't want to return to the hotel we had stayed in for 3 nights as it was awful! We chose the Bounty as it was close to the main street and offered a great price with a breakfast. We were very happy with... More

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. It is always embarrassing for us when guests are disappointed with accommodation in our beautiful little town but unfortunately it happens. Fortunately we are a relatively small operation and we get feedback directly from our guests and act on it. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent location right in the centre of Paihia, could see the beach and easy walk to restaurants. Very clean. Lovely owners. Only point is that wifi password had access for one device only and we had arrived quite late so front desk had closed. Otherwise great value for money. Would stay again.

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. Sorry about the WiFi access, we will ensure that all guests are aware of the restriction to only one device. We do however give out vouchers for as many devices as you like and the WiFi is free and unlimited for everyone. More

Brisbane, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very nice motel with the biggest bathroom I've ever seen in a motel! The room was spotless and very comfortable. The bed was comfy too. I can't comment on the noise side as there were hardly any other people around, but it seemed like it would be. It was only a short walk down to shops and restaurants as... More

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. In relation to noise from other guests we have never had a problem, The room you were in has a concrete wall between rooms and is therefor quite quiet. We really enjoyed your company and would love to see you again. More

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

We had another amazing stay at the Bounty motel in Paihia, better again this time because the weather was doing it's part. The Bounty motel staff make you feel so welcome, the rooms are clean and the beds are huge great if you need to fit mum, dad and baby. When ever we go up to paihia we will always... More

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

While enjoying a trip to Northland with the family, we found ourselves stuck with road closures due to a 1 in 10 year storm. We decided to stay at The Bounty to ride out the weather for a couple of days.Our host was fantastic. He was friendly and helpful with nothing being a problem. He opened up the breakfast room... More

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

What a storm. 5 days of rain, flooding, roads washed out, not what you would expect in the "Winterless North". We had heaps of cancellations due to people being unable to get to the Bay of Islands but we had the compensation of people like yourselves who, although they were stuck here, were in great spirits and accepted the situation... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stayed Friday night and got an upgrade and breakfast included, it was greatly appreciated, we were made feel welcome from our arrival to departure, great location an easy stroll into town, comfortable bed and great shower pressure. We were lucky enough to get the same room at a great price when we came back very late Saturday afternoon after... More

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Whilst we may not be 5 star we try to compensate by offering value for money and 6 star service. This was obviously appreciated by you and Hesti and I would like to thank you for sharing your experience. More

Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Excellent location, easy walk to town centre. Nice gardens and entrance. Friendly welcoming from Keith. Our room was superbly comfortable, clean and well appointed. Previous to our arrival, Keith kindly assisted me in organising a gift for my partner to our room. We will definitely be back and we highly recommend The Bounty Motel :)

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. It is nice to know that the gardens are becoming a feature again. Pruning and planting is now completed and by summer the gardens should be in their prime. We look forward to your next stay. More

Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stayed in a two bedroom room and were very happy with the comfort and quaintness of the rooms. The Bounty is close to everything, and we had to just step out of our room to have a magnificent view of the bay. Thanks Keith and his lovey wife for an excellent and quality for money stay.

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, Leah. We will continue trying to give good value for money. More

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Amazing stay, close to all amenities, welcoming, comfortable and clean. My family and I came up for easter weekend and it was a great sleep, big bed and very clean facilities. We liked the fact we had free WiFi which kept the Lil ones happy and the continental breakfast didn't go a miss too. Worth every penny, #happy cutomer.

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Jalander42, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words. Easter was our first "big weekend" since we took over 5 weeks ago and we had our moments but it is good to know that our efforts were appreciated. We are thrilled with the wifi comments, it seems as though the new system is working fine. More

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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I hate writing bad reviews, but in this case I feel I'm forced to. I will try and be as honest and paint true picture as somethings were bought on by my own miss understanding. Whilst looking to stay in town for another day we (myself, my lady and our baby boy) wandered around Paihia inquiring about rooms. After being... More

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Your comments are not true. You were refused accommodation because of racial abuse. 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
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bounty Motel 3.5*
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The Bounty is a Kiwi owned and operated property, located in a quiet suburb approx 100 meters from the Paihia Beach, shops and restaurants. It is a 3 minute walk to the wharf for dolphin watching, fishing trips, sightseeing and ferry to Russell. Tours to 90 mile beach and Cape Reinga pick you up at the motel entrance. ... more   less 
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