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Grafton, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

this is a great place for families and young children to stay the owners have a nice selection of dvds games etc in the guest laundry just in case of bad weather, also the owners jim and sylvia are very friendly and helpful, we arrived tired and thirsty and having missed the shops jim lent gave us some heineken thanks... More 

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sylm62, Owner at Sunseeker Cottages Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Sam Kerrie & Ray for your kind review ! We really enjoyed your stay with us ! We wish you a pleasent stay in NZ and safe travels, and we would love to have you come visit again.. The cottage was left so clean & tidy thank you Kind regards Jim & Sylvia & Millie 👍 More 

Lyminge, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

This is a small, family run complex. The owners are lovely - so friendly and helpful. The cottages are comfortable with a good lounge and large balcony. The bedrooms are small but perfectly formed! It is a short drive to the town centre and shopping/fuel. Lovely and quiet location!

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Jill N, Owner at Sunseeker Cottages Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review .. We enjoyed having you stay with us and we look forward to your return ! All the best Kind regards Jim & Sylvia More 

Murwillumbah
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Our hosts Jim & Sylvia welcomed us, our cottage was clean, roomy & well equipped with a large veranda, and only 5 min drive from Paihia. Would certainly recommend staying here for a peaceful relaxing holiday - but plenty to do an see in the Bay of Islands if you wish.

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sylm62, Owner at Sunseeker Cottages Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review & we really enjoyed you staying with us .. We wish you well and happy travels Thank you for leaving the cottage clean & tidy .... Kind regards Jim & Sylvia & Millie More 

Egham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Our daughter found this place On-line when we were planning our trip out to see her in NZ. She and her boyfriend came with us when we went on a trip to the Bay of Islands, so needed two bedroom accommodation. The site is about 5km outside the town but very quiet and scenic. The lady gave us a warm... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay at the Sunseeker Cottages. Quiet, great views, nice large sunny deck. Cottage was fully equipped and was the grounds were very well maintained. Lovely setting and close to Paihia (by car). Only negative was that we had to take the car everywhere due to it's semi-remote location.

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Myself, my husband and my 2.5 year old son stayed here for 3 weeks in between moving from Auckland to KeriKeri and found the cottages to be superbly maintained, well equipped, clean and quiet. Theres a little garden swing set which my son enjoyed and a selection of DVDs available for entertainment. Everything you need is there or on site... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We have just spent a wonderful week at Sunseekers cottage. They provided everything we needed, we found them cozy, clean and warm (even if the weather wasn't great). We were met by Jill who gave us a warm welcome and explained everything we could do in the area. We would be happy to return for another stay in the future.

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Cambridge, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We stayed here because of the good reviews and were not disappointed. The units are very well equipped and spacious and there is a very nice looking play area for children. We had a delightful balcony overlooking the countryside and the owner, Jill, was very friendly and welcoming. The motel is only a short drive inland from Paihia, but you... More 

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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We spent 3 nights in Sunseeker cottage, and enjoyed every single aspect of it - the warm welcome, the accessorized units (with additional common area stocked with all the extras), the cozy albeit spacious rooms, and the location (minutes away from attractions and services). Excellent choice for couples!

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jillpaihia, Owner at Sunseeker Cottages Motel, responded to this review

Hi - Thanks for your lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay here with us at Sunseeker. I would like to wish you all the best for your future and your future travels. Kind Regards Jill More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We stayed for a week here and found it extremely comfortable. We were met by the friendly owner and given details of all the local attractions. The units were superbly equipped with much more and much better appliances, crockery and equipment than the normal units. The four 2 bedroom units are all separate so no issues with noisy neighbours. Apparently... More 

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jillpaihia, Owner at Sunseeker Cottages Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your very kind review. On the things I love about this business is that I get to meet great people. Love to have you stay again. Kind Regards Jill More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4 separate private self-contained cottages. Ideal for a longer stays. Two bedroom, queen in one bedroom, and two singles in smaller second bedroom. Sleeps 2 - 4 and 1 child on couch. Additional d=fee for extra persons over 2. Full kitchens, incl Fridge/Freezer, and full oven. 32" LCD TV, CD, DVD (no Sky) Large private outdoor deck with rural veiws. Outdoor table and chairs and BBQ. Great for families. Children’s playground. No daily maid service. Private and set well back from road. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunseeker Cottages Motel

Address: Off Puketona Rd 4 Ash Grove Circle | 3 minutes drive Paihia, Paihia 0204, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $91 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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