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Austria Motel

36 Selwyn Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Ranked #28 of 44 hotels in Paihia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ruby Victoria Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Very good location and services that meet all our needs. The free Wi-Fi was there but the signal strength was poor and variable. Ok to do email, whereas not sufficient to surf the net, especially with the dropout.

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Heather E, Owner at Austria Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I am currently looking into the wifi with Zenbu. More

Chula Vista, CA
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

My husband and I spent one night in the "Deluxe Studio". The room is VERY spacious and comfortable. It was an end unit with a large 2-sided balcony. It is located on the second floor, accessed by stairs (only) and car parking (free) underneath. The unit was spotless. There is a queen bed with a comfortable mattress, 2 large recliner... More

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Thanks for lovely review. Just one thing we give 100MB vouchers and these are available as many as one needs each day or we give a 1 KB if people want a lot. More

Brisbane, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in March. We hadn't pre-booked anything so we just drove along the streets looking at the motels. Austria motel caught our eye as it had good street appeal. The motel is one street back from the waterfront and only a few minutes walk to all the facilities of Paihia. The rooms are one level... More

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

What a great place to stay, we were there for 12 nights and it was not long enough, Our room was excellent, quiet, spotless, very comfortable. Heather & Laurie are so friendly there is no way anyone could not enjoy their stay here.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

We received a warm welcome at the Austria Motel and some helpful advice about local eateries etc. The hosts are very friendly and obliging, happy to go the extra mile to fulfill our requests. Comfortable bed, spotlessly clean room, trouble-free WIFI and easy walking distance to all amenities. Under cover parking provided free. We were spoiled for choice with local... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

We stayed in the 2-bedroom unit. Staff were friendly. Premises were clean and pleasant. The room had a great view of the bay and there was a balcony big enough for the four of us to sit in as well. Wifi worked well. Walking distance to all the shops and restaurants but at the same time quite private and not... More

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75 reviews 75 reviews
17 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

It was our third time in Paihia but our first at Austria Motel and I must say "we missed out on the other two occasions". It suited our needs perfectly, large clean bright units with a small kitchenette, bathroom with shower over a "shub" (very small bath). TV, two recliner chairs, table and chairs, sleeps 3. Plus a balcony with... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We love staying here, so close to shops and ferry building. The owners are very friendly and always offer to carry our bags to the room. The units themselves are always spotlessly clean and spacious with lots of light. So all in all every stay (we have stayed 3 times) is comfortable and we feel good value for our money... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

A great motel.. Only few metres walk to a large ange of restaurants, shops and ferry trips. Rooms very clean, large and light and airy. The owners make you feel very welcome, even carrying our bags to our room. Will definitely stay here again.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

Walked in off the street looking for two rooms. The owner greeted us and showed the two rooms which were good. Very friendly welcome with a lot of info provided. Both rooms clean and fresh, linen towels good but no heating. Electric fans had to be plugged in. The following morning the owner allowed us to park for the day... More

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Address: 36 Selwyn Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
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A small family run motel. Units are self-contained, serviced daily and are very spacious with Sky TV and queen size beds. All with balconies that get the afternoon sun. We are in central Paihia, one street back from the busy main road, about 90 metres from the restaurants and wharf. ... more   less 
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