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Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel

#4 of 42 Hotels in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence
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3 Bayview Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 42 Hotels in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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tugun
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked into another Motel in Paihia but could not bring ourselves to stay (even though no refund would be made) as it was not as described or in as good a position as stated. Lucky for us Phil had a room available that suited us and went out of his way to make our stay comfortable. The view... More 

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Martinborough, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is a bit dark and dingy- definitely showing it's age. It doesn't have an ocean view and it's priced a bit higher than it's competitors. After staying here I stayed at the Admiral's View Lodge- a much better bet..the rooms are much bigger, brighter and cleaner with fabulous water views.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Swiss Chalet Paihair, ask them how to pronounce it, once explained its easy ( I got my " pie here" ) very nice place , c omfortable , very help helpful owners, Maureen & Phil, excellent location, There are nice restaurants here, not far, from cultural ceremonies, golf courses, ( don't worry about Kaurie Cliffs ) far... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights on our tour around North Island. We were very impressed with the standard of the accommodation which was very comfortable and spotlessly clean and the location was wonderful with easy free parking. What particularly impressed us was the service we received from Phil the owner after we vacated the hotel. We managed to leave... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We stayed here for a couple of nights whilst enjoying our stay in the Bay of Islands. The welcome was great and both owners very friendly and helpful. They will book activities for you, although we used the iSite at the wharf. The room was quite compact and is older style but clean and well equipped and serviced daily. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

my friend and I stayed four nights in Jan, and we loved every minute of it. Maureen and Phil were like our friends and we seemed to take to each other straight away. We were in there private Bach, and it was lovely, spotless and comfortable, everything we needed. The location too was perfect. Thankyou to you both for a... More 

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