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Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   3 Bayview Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

We visited the Bay of Islands and stayed at the Swiss Chalets.The rooms were very comfortable,clean and ideally placed in the town.The owners helped us with tips on great places to visit and restaurants to eat.We had a marvellous time and will be going back.The owners certainly know the area well and are very helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2011

We rocked up last minute to this motel hoping to fidn a room for 2 nights and were lucky enough to get the last room as they were fully booked - a good sign i thought - thankfully not dissapointed! The lady (Maureen i think?) was SOOOOO helpful with friendly tourist advice such as ferry times to Russel etc. She... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2011

We travelled in NZ for two weeks and stayed in paihia for 2 days, thanks very much for the help from Phil and Maureen. The weather was not really good but we were happy to stay in Swiss Chalet, the motel room is well furnished and very clean and quite. good location to go to town center and supermarket. we... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2011

The Swiss Chalet Motel is located at the far end of town for those arriving form the Auckland direction, but this proved be a particularly good location for our purposes. The pier for the ferry to Russell was a couple of minutes walk and the Waitangi Treaty Grounds were only about 10 - 15 minutes walk along the shore. We... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2011

I stayed in Swiss Chalet for a couple of lovely days while I did some business in Paihia. very clean and tidy rooms with balcony. friendly hosts gave me so much useful information. very good location make me easily to go for food. Recommend to every one

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Chino, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2011

hosts are very friendly, rooms are very tidy and clean, good location, easy to shops and restaurants. I would like to live here again. recommend to everyone.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2011

enjoy the time stayed here.. very nice place and nice people...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2011

I will never choose other motels when I stay in Paihia. Host and hostess are the most friendly people I have ever met. they gave me lots of useful information. The rooms are very tidy and well furnished. covered parking making sure that there is no guano on the top of you car. Swiss Chalet is located near the town... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2011

We had a lovely couple of nights there, the motel is close to shops and wharf, no need to drive once there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2011

The Swiss Chalet is well situated, a short walk from the sea and shops. We stayed for two nights. Our room was a good size and spotlessly clean and we enjoyed having a very pleasant balcony area to sit out for our breakfast. The area seemed very peaceful and we're surprised at comments by another reviewer about traffic noise. Maureen... 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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