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Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   3 Bayview Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Ranked #8 of 44 hotels in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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    5 of 5 stars
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Mackay, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in late June 2014 as a couple. Phil at the reception was very warming when we first arrived. He gave us a second floor room overlooking the water. The room was fresh and comfortable. The location is excellent, as you simply walk down the street to the waterfront and all the shops. For some reason the battery to our... More

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed at Swiss Chalet. I chose it because it was a very attractive motel and not far from restaurants, and the centre of town. Our room was clean and comfortable and we found Phil and Maureen to be very helpful and friendly. We would recommend this place to friends and hope to stay there again... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Got caught in Paihia during a big storm but our stay here very good. Our room was very clean and lots of space to spread out and wait out the rain. The TV is on the small side but other than that there wasnt a problem. Bed and shower and both excellent and the chairs were very comfortable. Good place... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in a family room with a sea view and it was great. Though, personally, I would've preferred better internet and better lighting in the bathroom, the overall stay was great. The view and location were, as promised, wonderful. A calm, evening stroll along the wharf of Paihia is only seconds away, with shops and restaurants... More

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We just had 4 nights in a first floor family room at Swiss Chalet. Although dated, the self contained apartment was clean and comfortable and had all the amenities we needed for a short stay. Phil and Maureen were friendly and helpful . The view from our balcony was wonderful and the location is spot on, being only a short... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Nice place to stay very clean tidy and quiet. I feel there "free internet" is a bit of a have 200mb a night . I felt Maureen was nice and helpful at the start of our conversations then when I rang to cancel one night from 2 nights her tone changed a bit of putting I gave 48hrs which usually... More

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Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Yes you are right, we do take the time to make sure our property is clean and appealing for our guests. We do offer FREE internet for people initially giving 200mb of data per day, this is normally plenty for the traveller – I told you at the time that if you required more we... More

Hyderabad, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Poor internet. Great location right in front of the bay... Friendly couple that run it. The French window opened right in front of the motel. Unfortunately after paying that much money, you really expect more than 250MB of internet! Really!

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Thank you for your review. Please refer to the review response written for "Average Stay"....as this review is written by the same group of guests. More

Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

A huge thank you to Maureen & Phil for a wonderful stay at the Swiss Chalet in Paihia and for their advice and help. We had travelled up the Westcoast to Cape Reinga and then down to stay at Paihia and our accommodation at the Swiss Chalet was hands down the very best. The bed was oh so comfortable and... More

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Adelaide
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We stayed here for the last weekend of our Easter holiday trip to NZ. We booked prior to arriving in the country and mostly on the reviews it had obtained on Tripadvisor. It didn't disappoint. We were met by Maureen after arriving fairly late as we drove from Rotorua (about 7 hours), she was lovely and guided us to our... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We can't thank Maureen and Phil enough for making our stay in Paihia such a fantastic experience. We had only booked three days initially, but we stayed longer as we were enjoying ourselves so much. The room was great with a balcony for us to view the bay, clean and comfortable. Will definitely stay there again, when we are able... More

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Address: 3 Bayview Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
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Hotel Class:4 star — Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel 4*
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We offer the ultimate 4-star motel accommodation in the beautiful Bay of Islands, New Zealand. Our modern, fully self-contained units sleep 1-10 people, have balconies, some with stunning sea views and are only metres from Paihia waterfront. The prime central location places you within 1 minute's walk from Paihia wharf, beach, shops and cafes. The many exciting attractions and activities on offer around the Bay are at your feet. ... more   less 
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