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Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel

#6 of 42 Hotels in Paihia
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4.0 of 5
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3 Bayview Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jamberoo, Australia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
37 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If in the Northlands in the district of Paihia and looking for accommodation where your choice appears to be endless, then look no further as the Swiss Chalet will not disappoint you. The rooms are clean, spacious, comfortable and conveniently located close to town centre. Another bonus is that the hosts, Phil and Maureen, are very friendly and helpful. The... More 

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Yorkshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for four nights on our travels round NZ. The hosts, Phil and Maureen were very welcoming and gave us good information about the area. Our room was clean and the bed was comfortable. There's a laundry and a spa there. The motel is in a good location near the sea front and the town centre. I left... More 

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

Hi Floss, Thank you for writing your lovely review. It was nice to have you stay with us and I was really pleased when your parcel arrived safe and sound at your motel. We would love to have you come back to stay with us. Regards Maureen and Phil More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good sized room with plenty of space. An ideal 3 night stop-over for our tour. Good covered parking area. Had some noise disturbance from guests upstairs on day one - fortunately they left on the next day. Motel owners Phil and Maureen were friendly and helpful. Would be happy to recommend.

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Arroyo Grande, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved this little place ! While we didn't have a view of the bay, we loved sitting out on the balcony and enjoying the morning sun and our coffee. It was very quiet at this time of year, although can imagine it is a popular summer place. We found the room to be clean, and the bed was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Older motel with lovely well informed friendly hosts. So very very clean. They could not be more helpful. We were able to plan 2 days worth of sights. Russell well worth the ride over on the ferry plus boat trip out to the hole in the wall. Great experience. Thanks Phil and Maureen.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The Swiss Chalet is THE place to stay!! Wonderful location Lovely apartment with sea views but the best thing about it are the owners Maureen and Phil Nothing is too much trouble The only problem is leaving!!

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

Hi Jackie and Doug. Thank you for your lovely review. I must say it was great to have someone "famous" stay with us. It was fabulous to get to know you. All the best, Maureen and Phil More 

tugun
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

W did not have a Sea View , only 1 we did not have on our Driving Holiday . Was a little more expensive than others , i d say 3.75 star , but Managers were extremely friendly , i thought the room was lovely , we stayed for 4 nights and were pretty happy with the place . 1... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Phil and Maureen great couple it was a pleasure to stay. Totally sheltered from the incoming cyclone. Undercover parking a bonus. Walking distance to centre of town and the various cafes and restaurants. Thanks

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Phil was very helpful and friendly and my kids and I really liked the atmosphere at the Swiss Chalet. They seem to really feel responsible that you get the most out of everything. So they booked our dolphin experiences in no time and with no hassle for us and helped with everything else as well. If we return to Paihia,... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
12 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Phil and his wife were very friendly and helpful, and we're glad we stayed here. Our room was clean, small, but we had an outdoor grilling area, as well as an outdoor place to eat. We had the basics in our kitchenette to fix some meals. We didn't have a view of the water, but we could walk a block... More 

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