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Aarangi Tui Motel

16 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Papakura, New Zealand
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant week long stay at the Tui. Our children enjoyed their 'holiday home' and loved playing on the trampoline and the playground at the adjacent Paihia School. The location was great - just a short walk to town. Everything we needed in the kitchen was provided, the beds comfortable, wi-fi reception excellent and the shower had... More 

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location great unit was clean but was very expensive for what it was beds and pillows very substandard only privacy you had was if you closed all curtains and very noisy at night when people were coming home from pub.

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Thank Jan669
Lund, Sweden
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65 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

The motel is in a good location in Paihia, only a few minutes walk from the seafront (but so is everything). The motel looks a little tired, my unit had some unusual renovation features (see picture). No A/C, but the building itself is cool inside and windows can be opened. WiFi is included, but was very unreliable in my unit.... More 

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Thank Eva E
Connecticut
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We just spent three nights here and we loved Paihia. The hotel offers great space and convenience for the price but it is a little dated. That being said, the owner Rochine couldn't have been any nicer and more accommodating. We would stay here again for the location, space and price.

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Thank sgcooper5
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Location is good in that it is quiet and only a short walk to shops and supermarket. Watangi grounds and ferry to Russell is a short drive away. We had the unit on 2nd floor which was nice though the access is via a staircase at the back of the block. Lodge Manageress seems very busy as we only saw... More 

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Ballina, Australia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Very well located just a short walk to shops & wharf for boat trips. Kitchen, laundry with dryer close to rooms. Hosts very nice & nothing was too much trouble. Would stay again. No air con, no screens on windows or doors.

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Elgin
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127 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This motel is an older style building that has completed some upgrades but in need of some further tlc. The host & cleaning staff were pleasant & helpful. Units were kept clean but the shower units need anti slip mats or strips to prevent slippage on the shower floor. Our unit was #2 on the bottom & when people flushed... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Friendly hosts, great location, just minutes walk to shopping, restaurants and waterfront. We had a two bedroom unit it was clean and comfortable. It was a typical seaside holiday apartment, simple and functional. Quiet location even though close to town center. Would recommend as a place to consider for your stay in Paihia.

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Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

A comfortable and clean motel that is a short flat walk to the shops and food stores. Next door to a school which was handy for the playground, motel had a trampoline. Great hosts who were super helpful even before we arrived.

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Thank Mandy C
Rochine, Owner at Aarangi Tui Motel, responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for your kind review, we are always happy to help our guests whenever we can. We are glad your family enjoyed the tramp and the playground. Thanks, Rochine More 

Penang Island, Malaysia
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32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

lasting impression of the hotel and the lady host !!.. she's bubbly, personalized service, friendly and helpful on my visit. the room is big and cosy.. i wish i spend more days in Paihia. The location is central enough but away from the centre of town.

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Rochine, Owner at Aarangi Tui Motel, responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for your kind review, we are always happy to help our guests whenever we can. We are glad your family enjoyed the tramp and the playground. Thanks, Rochine More 

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