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Edelweiss Motel

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70 Seaview Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a fantastic family holiday at edelweiss motel. Lovely hosts and great facilities. We'll definitely be back! Walking distance from paihia was the perfect distance - long enough to enjoy the scenery

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TrishandJim70, Manager at Edelweiss Motel, responded to this review

Hi Taniya and family, Thank you for taking the time to review our property and your wonderful feedback. We are delighted you all enjoyed your stay with us and had also our facilities we have to offer. We look forward to hosting you all again in the near future. Kind Regards The team at Edelweiss Motel. More 

Perth, Australia
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

we booked last minute for 2 nights and they kindly upgraded our room as we were the only guests at the time. Managers were super friendly and helpful and made us feel very welcome. Room was clean and comfortable with all amenities provided. Walking distance to restaurants & shops & beach. They were having trouble with wifi but had guy... More 

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TrishandJim70, Manager at Edelweiss Motel, responded to this review

Hi Wunderlust,18, Thank you for taking the time to review our property and your wonderful comments. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and that you felt comfortable in our surroundings. Hopefully we can host you again sometime in the future. Kind Regards The team at Edelweiss Motel More 

Huddersfield
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154 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights and were made very welcome. I messed up the dates and arrived a day late but we still got 3 nights there at the same price and that's what I call good service because I got it wrong. The room was a bit small but adequate and comfortable. It is situated... More 

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TrishandJim70, Manager at Edelweiss Motel, responded to this review

Hi StefanMark, Thank you for taking the time to review our property and your feed back. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and our service - we do aim to please. As you said we are situated very close to the beach and an easy 10 minute walk to the town centre. We hope you enjoyed the... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

The accommodation was super clean and within walking distance of all paihia has to offer. The owners went the extra mile to help us book excursions and their suggestions were spot I highly recommend staying here.

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TrishandJim70, Manager at Edelweiss Motel, responded to this review

Hi oTaihape, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property and all your kind words. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your recommendation. Hopefully you can come back again and enjoy our piece of paradise with us. Kind Regards The team at Edelweiss Motel More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Good location, super friendly hosts. Would recommend to others. Everything was fabulous. Rooms were great. They were very accommodating towards our 88 year old mother. Couldn't do enough for you. Thank you Trish and Jim.

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TrishandJim70, Manager at Edelweiss Motel, responded to this review

Hi Tina and Tim, Thank you so much for your amazing review and wonderful feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us - it was a pleasure to host you all. As you mentioned we are in a great location - close to everything. Thank you so much for your recommendation and hopefully we can accommodate you in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We had a spa unit which I think was a pretty decent size. It was very clean and tidy and our hosts were welcoming and friendly. My only regret was I didn't get a chance to use the pool. Would recommend to anyone looking for reasonable priced accommodation in a handy location.

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TrishandJim70, Manager at Edelweiss Motel, responded to this review

Hi Sangesler, Thank you for taking the time to review our property and your great feedback. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for your recommendation. Hopefully you will come back and enjoy our heated pool ( even in the winter) Kindest Regards The team at Edelweiss Motel More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Although we have stayed in Paihia many times we decided to go with a cheaper option but enjoy the extra benefits this Motel offered. Excellent owners, friendly and very helpful. Free Wi-fi a must, but seldom offered even in expensive Hotels. Our only child enjoyed the free Wi-fi being able to play his games, when not ducking and diving in... More 

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TrishandJim70, Manager at Edelweiss Motel, responded to this review

Hi Cherri0, Thank you so much for your fantastic review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and that you felt you had "great value for money". We are pleased you enjoyed our facilities and the cleanliness of our property (which we work hard at). Hopefully you will stay with us again when you are in Paihia. Kindest... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We booked for two nights and only stayed the one. We booked the two room apartment as we traveled with our two children. The kids room wasn't too bad but our room was so small we couldn't put our suitcases in. The pool was very small and our outdoor seats were situated in the car park area. Trish who welcomed... More 

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TrishandJim70, Manager at Edelweiss Motel, responded to this review

Hi Phil, Thank you for reviewing our property and your feedback. We are disappointed you didn't enjoy your stay with us however, I must say we have been here for fifteen years and this is the first time we have been told this family unit is too small for four people - I guess some people need more room than... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The Edelweiss Motel was excellent and the people running it were lovely too. It's very quiet and in a good position. We had a studio room, which was VERY compact, so I'd probably go for something bigger another time. Cooking facilities were good and they have a great heated pool and spa. Would stay here again.

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TrishandJim70, Manager at Edelweiss Motel, responded to this review

Hi Sue, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and your kind words. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and our heated pool and spa - it is a nice spot to relax in. We look forward to hosting you sometime in the future in one of our larger units. Kind Regards The... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I booked the smallest studio as i was on my own and away for business purposes. The unit was totally adequate (the hosts had made it clear to me when booking that it was small but i said it would be all I req'd) - i thought the space had been very cleverly utilised. Importantly, the bathroom was well laid... More 

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TrishandJim70, Manager at Edelweiss Motel, responded to this review

Hi Greg, WOW!! Thank you for taking the time to review our property and your wonderful feedback. We are so delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and that everything was to a high standard. Thank you so much for your recommendation and we look forward to hosting you again in the future. Kindest Regards The team at Edelweiss Motel More 

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