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Anchorage Motel

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Oamaru, New Zealand
Reviewed January 22, 2015

This motel is perfect, with everything you need, from the outdoor spa and pool, to the views and the sound of the ocean gently lapping the shore, and the warm comfortable units and walking distance to all restaurants and shops. The hosts are lovely welcoming and answered all our questions. Thankyou for making our visit perfect.

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

We are so humbled by your amazing review. Many thanks we are delighted that you picked us to stay with for your visit to Paihia. It is our pleasure to ensure your stay with us is as comfortable as possible, and that you have a fantastic experience in Paihia. We look forward to welcoming you to the Bay again soon....

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed January 22, 2015

Location of this motel is perfect, right across the road from the beach, fantastic views - especially from your room. staff very friendly and helpful - room very spacious and comfy - bathroom great - with a walk in shower - good kitchen - good - have your breakfast sitting outside looking out to the beach - very nice pool...

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for your great comments of our perfect location. We are so happy you found everything A+ . Our views and swimming pool are a delight for our many visitors, we are glad you enjoyed them too.

Wiveliscombe
Reviewed January 21, 2015

A last minute booking just after the new year gave us the chance to stay here for 2 nights. After a rather long journey and not knowing what to expect we were very pleased with our accomodation, It was spotlessly clean with every facility available. The location is great right opposite the beach. Many restaurants close by all serving top...

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Heather for your amazing comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. It is great being so close to many fantastic Restaurants. We look forward to see you again soon.

Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Good location and clean rooms. You can see the ocean from your room and you are close to the town, but far enough away to enjoy some peace and quiet. A tad expensive but i think everything in Pahai is on the expensive side. I definitely recommend this motel if you are set on staying in Pahai. My only suggestion...

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Kyle, thank you for a great review. The ocean views are a definite bonus, added with the peace and quiet makes for a great location to enjoy the Bay. We are so proud of our staff they do a wonderful job ensuring all our rooms are of a high standard. Many thanks for taking the time to write a...

ash
Reviewed January 11, 2015

Fantastic room with gorgeous view right over the beach and water. Fantastic location, although road noise was constant given the time of year. Pool was lovely. Very well appointed kitchenette, comfy bed in a generous size studio room and awesome shower! Would definitely stay again if up that way.

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fantastic review, we are glad you enjoyed everything on your recent stay with us. Yes, the pool is a draw card with the amazing weather we are having. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit to Paihia.

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 10, 2015

We had a wonderful 5 days in Paihia. Great location, close to restaurants ( nice one next door for evening meal, we found best breakfast cafe on start of pier), beach and shops. spacious rooms. We had a relaxing 5 days based around the pool and beach. my husband booked a fishing trip via the motel and had the best...

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Nanette, Thank you so much for a lovely review. We are so happy you had a relaxing holiday and enjoyed our spacious rooms. The Anchorage is indeed the perfect place to anchor for a holiday in the Bay, and the fishing is always great here. Once again thank you, hopefully we will see you again on your next visit.

New Zealand
Reviewed January 10, 2015

The rooms (serviced daily) are very clean and comfortable, and the location is great. Staff helpful. Swimming pool is really good. Minor problems with my room, mostly to do with maintenance but nothing too bad. The only thing I think really needs attention is the wifi - it was terrible in our room, which admittedly was at the far end...

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi AshBB, Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, our location is indeed perfect. It was nice your friends could also enjoy spending time around the pool with you and your family. And yes the small things do make a difference, so lucky a guest found your wedding ring in the bottom of...

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Reviewed January 7, 2015

Location is excellent - right across from Paihia beach and along the road from restaurants and town centre. it was clean and tidy. There is a nice little recreation area with BBQ, pool and hot tub. Would be good for couples, singles or for family

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Andrew, thank you for your review, our location to everything Paihia has to offer is indeed a bonus. Our swimming pool area with spa pool, bbq and out-door seating is greatly enjoyed by all who stay and well used with the fantastic weather we are having. Thank you for staying with us.

UK
Reviewed December 23, 2014

Having booked this motel after reading the reviews on Tripadvisor, we were pleased that it lived up to its reputation. It is not a 4 star hotel, but it is a good motel, as advertised. It has clean, spacious rooms, with a view out across to the Bay of Islands. The bed was very comfortable. Tea, coffee and drinking chocolate...

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Sorry to hear that the Fridge annoyed you, we will look into this. Many thanks enjoy your travels.

Prince George, Canada
Reviewed December 10, 2014

We spent 6 days here and found the motel to be in a perfect location - right across from the beach with gorgeous views - close to restaurants and downtown - lots of off street parking - rooms very spacious and extremely clean - start off point to visit all the sights in the north - staff very helpful. Would...

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alf0798, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Rhonda for your lovely review, we are so happy you got to enjoy our Perfect location with the best views in the Bay. We are indeed lucky to be so close to everything Paihia has to offer our visitors. We have a great team who do an awesome job to make sure our guests rooms are well presented,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Anchorage Motel A warm welcome from owner/hosts, Aileen and Denis. Ideally located motel on the central waterfront of Paihia, in the subtropical Bay of Islands, the cultural hub and recreational Mecca of historic Northland. Come and anchor at our spacious luxury accommodation, designed for comfort and relaxation. Ideal place to stay for couples, family groups and business people. The ideal anchorage for your holiday in the Bay of Islands. ... more   less 

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Address: 2 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $106 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Anchorage Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Anchorage Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
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#2 Family Hotel in Paihia
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#3 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#4 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Best views from top floors”
 of 5 bubbles ecclesfarm, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ground floor was easy access and didnt find it too noisy at all. Probably not as good a view as the higher floors but still pretty.”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Second floor for sure so that you get the view over the parking lot. All rooms were roomy.”
 of 5 bubbles SylviaA478, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask the office and they'll help.”
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“Rooms on second floor have the views”
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