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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 #2 of 44 hotels in Paihia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2011
Fazgal Lancashire Uk
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lancashire Uk
19 reviews 19 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2011

We stayed here for a few days break near the end of our trip to NZ and were fortunate to be given the corner suite at the rear of the property, together with a large terrace area and sun loungers. It was a real sun trap and a wonderful place to relax after our trips out in the day. There... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2011

Fantastic accommodation, spotless, great help booking tours, well appointed rooms.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2011

Our stay in Paihia was made relaxed and perfect by the wonderful accommodation provided by Maureen and Phil at the Swiss Chalet. Our room was comfortable and spacious and allowed us to feel incredibly safe during the nights we stayed. Our hosts and the staff were very friendly and would do anything to help us out with advice on what... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2011

This hotel was the biggest disappointment of our two week stay in New Zealand. I am astounded that it gets the rave reviews it does. Although it's true that the proprietors are kind and helpful, and that the hotel is within a short walk of all the shops and restaurants, it's also true that there is near-constant traffic noise and... More

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

Thank you for your review. We do apologise for the unfortunate occurrence of dampness in the closet. Over the last 2 months Paihia has had 3 severe storms and unfortunately due to a damaged seal dampness has crept into the closet area of one of our units without our knowledge. This problem has been fixed and will not occur again.... More

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2011

This hotel was clean and in a good location. It includes a free parking space and was close to "downtown" Paihia. Everything is within walking distance in this resort town. The cost of this hotel was a little more than most places we stayed in New Zealand, but it was reasonable compared with other hotels in Paihia.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2011

We stayed for 3 nights over the NYE long weekend and would definitely return. Maureen and Phil were incredibly helpful with everything from local information (tours, eating out, shopping etc) to clothes washing! They were helpful and friendly but not intrusive on our privacy. The lodge itself was in a perfect position, extremely close to the city centre, wharf and... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2010

Fantastic stay with Maureen and Phil in Pahia - they made us so welcome and made our holiday. Lovely accommodation, comfortable bed and nice touch having a balcony. Felt like leaving family when it was time to go....hard to say goodbye.

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Juneau, Alaska
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12 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2010

I recently stayed here as a single vacation bound person. The room was perfectly clean and had everything I needed during my stay. Maureen and Phil were wonderful hosts and offered all kinds of suggestions on dining, tours and the town's happenings. And Ellie, the little Yorkie, was a perfect welcoming greeter. Being I was traveling for a while, it... More

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London, England
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71 reviews 71 reviews
46 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2010

Stayed 2 nights from 11 Oct 10 on what was likely one of the coldest spells they had during NZ Spring with a bitter, strong wind straight from the south and the Antartic. The friendly owners were very pleasant and helpful and there was a small library if you needed a good read, and a small laundry. We stayed in... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2010

After travelling from London, via Sidney and around New Zealand I successfully found somewhere that provided me with a relaxing atmosphere so that I could enjoy the beauty and history of the area. The manager gave me such a warm welcome and provided all the facilities I needed.

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Also Known As:
Swiss Chalet Hotel
Swiss Chalet Motel
Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
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 Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Paihia
#2 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#2 Family Hotel in Paihia
#6 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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