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Outrigger Motel

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great stay. Super hospitable and value for money. Great local knowledge for our breakfast choice which made the stay for my friends even better. Nice and close to bars, restaurants and the info centre and anything else you need. Thanks and see you again!

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Thank SheFit
outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

And we'd love to see you again! Thank you SheFit for your review and we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and took our recommendations of our favourite cafes etc in Paihia. Wishing you well and see you all again. Thank you! Your hosts Suzi and Greg More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

After driving north for over 5 hours and covering 360 kms,.it was great kicking off my shoes, lying on the bed and feeling how great it was to feel “at home.” Of course “home” was really a long way away, but we have now been visiting The Outrigger Motel in Paihia yearly for about 5 years it might be justifiably... More 

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Thank PJHayseed
outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

We feel very blessed to have wonderful people come back to stay at Outrigger year after year and you guys are up there! Glad you had another fantastic Jazz Festival experience in the Bay of Islands and such knowledgeable enthusiasts at that. Great to know you are back home safe from your trip and we look forward to seeing you... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

It's always good staying here. Paihia has changed over the years and is now chockful of personality (it used to be just the hub of the Bay of Islands - busy, retail but not charming). It's quite different now. And if you have to be away from home, it's nice to stay somewhere clean and tidy, where the folk are... More 

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Thank BraeNZ
outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review again and glad we help you feel at home when you are not! Yes, Paihia has a real community feel and charm and we certainly love showing it off to all our friends and guests. Take care Suzi and Greg More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

The best place to stay in Paihia! Thanks for putting the heater on in my room! Close to all the shops and the waterfront where you can get the Ferry to Russell or take day trips out among the islands. I had the best sleep in ages and felt completely safe! Outrigger rocks!

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Thank Lizzysholiday
outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Lizzy for your review and it was lovely to have you here with us at Outrigger Motel. Love to see you again soon... when you have a spare moment from your services to the community. We thank you guys every day! Thanks again Suzi and Greg More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Hosts, Suzi and Greg were very hospitable and went out of their way to help with bookings, where to go and how to get there. Room was very comfortable and clean. It is situated very conveniently to restaurants, the harbour, supermarkets and other shops and facilities. We would highly recommend staying at the Outrigger Paihia.

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Thank Karina M
outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Karina, for writing your review after your recent stay with us at Outrigger Motel. We trust you had a great journey and enjoyed your time in the lovely bay of Islands that we are so very proud of. Thanks for the comments and we will see you again one day. Kind regards Suzi More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

So close to everything, yet you'd never know- it's so quiet! Come home to a niice warm room, with a choccie & personalised hand written greeting- how more personalised can you get! Definitely recommend & will definitely be back 😄

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Thank lmv64
outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Great to have you and thank you! Thanks for review and mention of our very central location etc. We really look forward to seeing you again soon. many thanks Suzi More 

Ruakaka, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

The owners at the Outrigger looked after our staff who were working in the bay of islands area like they were family. The rooms were spotless and warm when the guys returned wet and cold each evening. Attention to detail and over all friendliness the best our team has experienced in years.

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Thank Janine A
outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Janine and just pleased we made your hardworking team comfortable after their huge days. A great bunch of guys that make hosting fun - thats why we do it. Thanks again - we so appreciate you being here with us at Outrigger. See you again. Kindest regards Suzi and Greg More 

Maungaturoto, New Zealand
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

My wife and I spent the weekend here and had a most enjoyable time. It was very clean tidy and peaceful. Greg and Suzi were both great hosts and we would recommend this motel to our family and friends.

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Thank damaorinorulz
outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and thanks for staying with us. Great that you made the most of our central position which does make for a lovely relaxing stay in Paihia as you can just stroll around and soak up the ambience. Thanks for your future recommendations to family and friends (we really appreciate that) and we look forward to seeing... More 

Tamworth, Australia
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29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Another visit to our favourite accommodation in Paihia. Centrally located in township, only short walking distance to all facilities,shops, restaurants, ferry terminal & bus station. RSA CLUB 3 minute walk away for evening meals-extensive menu & moderately priced. A supermarket two doors from motel.So convenient as our room had cooking facilities. Owners Greg & Suzi were overseas on this occasion... More 

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Thank John S
outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thank you John. We are sorry to have missed your visit this time but we knew you would be in capable hands. Our girls have grown up in the business and are fantastic hosts in themselves. I take pride in saying we are a family business. Thanks for being with us again though and we really appreciate your referrals to... More 

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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

What a great motel, set in the heart of Pihia. Greg and Suzie, the owners are amazingly friendly, the rooms are spotlessly clean and very comfortable. I would highly recommend this gem of a motel for both comfort and cost.

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Thank Bybhuggjijbigg
outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Hey great to have you and thank you so much taking the time to write exactly what we always aim to deliver. We are lucky to meet great people like you which makes it so enjoyable and to easily love what we do. See you again Our very best wishes Suzi and Greg More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our quiet location in central Paihia is only moments from the shops, cafes, restaurants, beach and the wharf. All our units are spacious, clean (serviced daily) and comfortable with full kitchen, en-suite and outdoor seating to soak up the sun. In the evening you can relax in our private spa pool, dine alfresco in our BBQ area or enjoy one of the many fine restaurants just walking distance away. Qualmark Three PLUS STAR and ENVIRO awarded! FREE WIRELESS INTERNET and free parking. Experienced, friendly kiwi hosts, Suzi (Life membership NZ Motel Assoc.2014) And Greg (NZ Local Heroes Award for community) welcome you to Paihia and the Bay of Islands ... more   less 

Additional Information about Outrigger Motel

Address: 45 Williams Road | PO Box 239, Paihia 0252, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $79 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Outrigger Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Outrigger Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Paihia
#6 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#13 Family Hotel in Paihia
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