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Bay of Islands Gateway Motel

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   2 Puketona Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Canberra, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed 2 nights whilst visiting the Bay of Islands, the room was large clean & comfortable with a roomy bathroom. Kevin & Sherrin helpful friendly hosts couldn't do enough including putting through a small load of washing for us. It was away from the busy main street but easy enough to get to the beach & shops

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 4 nights at this small and very comfortable motel. Our room was spacious with a lovely shower, moments from the beach and a very helpful owner. When we come back to Paihia we would definitely want to stay here again. We loved that it is just around the corner from a quieter bay, and a short stroll not... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

lovely motel with modern clean facilities and superb hosts. Home away from home. The beds were very comfortable with nice quality linen. The shower was a very good size with good water pressure. Handy to the beach and a pleasant walk into Paihia centre. Kevin and Sherrin were very helpful and happy to assist.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

While visiting from Canada, my wife and I, plus my NZ cousin and her husband, shared a 2 bedroom suite. Prices are quite high compared to Canada, but according to my cousin, the rate was quite reasonable by NZ standards. The suite we had on the 2nd floor was very modern, spacious, and spotlessly clean. The beds were very comfortable... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Our first motel in NZ. If they are all this good we will be very happy. The owners are very helpful and the motel is near a great beach. The rooms are great for those who want to self cater, but there are plenty of eating places nearby if you prefer. Bay of Islands has something for everyone.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

Friendly welcome, immaculate rooms, great service, the motel is conveniently situated close to the beach and is good value for money...I enjoyed two great nights there and on my way back from the cape I stayed for a further three nights whilst exploring the Bay of Islands...well worth a visit...

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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Of all the places that we stayed in, this was my favorite. I was travelling with my parents. We booked a family room, with two beds. The room was spacious, clean and had everything you need to be comfortable. There was a small kitchen to make a basic meal, a dining table, TV and unlimited free wi-fi (which I found... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Awesome hosts, couldn't have been more helpful or friendly. Good location, close to beach, supermarket and treaty of waitangi grounds. Clean comfortable rooms with air conditioning. The only reason I didn't give this an excellent score is because you have to wash your own dishes or get charged an extra $15, we were unaware of this until we were there.... More 

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kevin119, Owner at Bay of Islands Gateway Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your reveiw ,As a reply to the dishes, Our Motel Policy requires all guests to wash their dishes before they check out, As Most motels request the same. All of our Kitchen utensils are checked and cleaned on every departure of guests to a very high standard,I could post some pics of some guests that dont wash... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
34 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

A lovely motel in an ideal location in beautiful Paihia. Virtually on the beach, walking distance to a good supermarket, Waitangi Treaty house and the ferries to the Bay of Islands. The room was very spacious and clean with everything you need for a relaxing stay. The owners were very helpful in booking trips and advising us on other activities.

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kevin119, Owner at Bay of Islands Gateway Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your reveiw All the best for 2013 Regards Kevin More 

Frimley Green, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Got there late at night. 1st thing I noticed was that is was next door to a petrol station and opposite a supermarket. Delivery trucks and such coming and going all day. Yes I could see the beach 200 metres away but the street was a busy highway with all the traffic going to the main town of Keri keri... More 

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kevin119, Owner at Bay of Islands Gateway Motel, responded to this review

Thank for your reveiw, We are only 50mtrs from Ti Beach, and 200 mtrs from the only supermarket . The the whole of Paihia is a very noisey busy happening place, We are very sorry about that .Im glad that we have a vacant site next to us, and not a backpackers or Bar. Regard Kevin More 

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Address: 2 Puketona Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Bay of Islands Gateway Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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#12 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
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