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Ala-Moana Motel

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52 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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Ala-Moana Motel
Ranked #31 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We stayed just one night, but it suited our needs perfectly. It was immaculately presented, and ideally located on the waterfront in Paihia. The owner was friendly and helpful. I would definitely consider staying here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We turned up in Paihia with no accommodation booking in the busy season. By chance only we scored one of the front units overlooking the Bay. Perfect spot to enjoy everything that's on offer in Paihia. We thought this was incredible value, given the location. Thanks for the wonderful stay.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

This motel has a fantastic location in Paihia, 2 mins walk from the wharf and the main shopping/eating area. We would recommend rooms 7 and 8 which are nearest the road and face the beach - perfect spot to have a relaxing dinner looking out toward the bay. Only issue we had is there is little/no WIFI reception in the... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

My hubby and I stayed here for two nights from 31st Oct 2013.The owners were so friendly and offered some very helpful advice and anything we needed we just had to ask...Gorgeous view from our studio unit at front of property..Room was very clean and had everything in it we needed..I would recommend this motel to stay in very reasonable... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

On the positive - the lady was helpful. We arrived late in the afternoon and were given a front room at an inflated price, even though winter. Wifi didn't work even though assured it would. WiFi was crucial and service was requested on signing in. The office was eventually offered for wifi access but it was closed at 7:30pm and... More 

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kiwigirlBayofIslands, Owner at Ala-Moana Motel, responded to this review

Sorry to hear this guest was so unhappy with the accommodation, considering it is one of the more favoured and least expensive on the waterfront. This guest particularly wanted the front seaview room and were more than happy with the price - which we maintain to this day - so unsure how this could have been considered "inflated". We are... More 

Basildon, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Our two night stay in Paihai was very memorable. Our accommodation in the motel was extremely clean, our motel owners very helpful and friendly. I would recommend this motel as very good place to stay if visiting the Bay of Islands or Paihai.

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kiwigirlBayofIslands, Owner at Ala-Moana Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review - we very much appreciate your kind words and makes our hard work worthwhile. More 

Bowral
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We had no booking, just a drive-in from the road, lady was happy to show us the room before allocating it to us.very comfortable overnight stay, we were in a front street room and the bed was just o k , may need attention very soon, but clean and quiet.million dollar views with the afternoon drinks and the morning toast.... More 

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kiwigirlBayofIslands, Owner at Ala-Moana Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review - we have taken on board your comments and this studio unit has now just completed a refurbishment and is much more modern & user friendly. More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

We stayed in December 2012. The owner was very helpful in securing a last minute booking for us. The accommodation was spotless, so convenient to all the local amenities and the ferry and more than we ever expected! Our hosts gave us advice on what to do and where to eat. It was the ideal home for a perfect occasion.... More 

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kiwigirlBayofIslands, Owner at Ala-Moana Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for this wonderful review, we really appreciate your comments and hope you have the chance to come back soon. More 

Innisfail, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

We stayed at Ala Moana for three nights in January 2013. The owners came to greet us as soon as we arrived - we had no booking but they found us a room straight away. Although not 5 star, The rooms were spotless - so clean. The price was very reasonable, especially considering the location. They even booked our tours... More 

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kiwigirlBayofIslands, Owner at Ala-Moana Motel, responded to this review

Awesome comments - thank you so much for taking the time to review - it makes our hard work worthwhile! We trust the rest of your holiday was as perfect. More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

We stayed at Ala Moana ther nights in january 2013 on our tour around NZ. We just wlaked in from the street and meet a really nice and friendly owner couple. The apartment was newly refurbished and nice. No luxury but relly god for its price. We had a nice veranda and wiev over the bay. Abslouly worth staying at!

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kiwigirlBayofIslands, Owner at Ala-Moana Motel, responded to this review

Thank you - we appreciate your fine comments and hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back soon. More 

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Additional Information about Ala-Moana Motel

Address: 52 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Ala-Moana Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands

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