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Cook's Lookout Motel

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2011

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Cook's Lookout Motel for 2 nights. It's a little bit out of Paihia (only a couple of minutes by car), but not so far as to be an issue at all. In fact, being out of Paihia, and a little further up the hill means that this place has an excellent view of... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011

We enjoyed our stay at Cooks Lookout with our group of 5, including a toddler, a baby and Nanna. Views spectacular and toddler loved the trampoline, but highlight was wonderful service from hosts, which included useful tourist tips, flexibility when our booking varied, and topped off by them voluntarily bringing our laundry in when it rained while we were out... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

We very much enjoyed our three day stopover at Cook's Lookout Motel, Nice quiet location, excellent views and the hosts very kind and helpful. Perfect stopover for those wishing to get away from it all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2011

There is not much else to be said that hasn't been said already - Our visit to Paihia was the perfect way to end our holiday and our stay at Cook's Lookout Motel was lovely. We had two cold, rainy days but Norm assures me the water is crystal blue on a sunny day and that the tourist photos of... More 

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North Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

I stayed here on business - deviating from my normal accomodation choices for once. It was totally worth it. I was doing business in the Northland region and Paihia was a good 'in between' place to stay. Norm looked after me well during my stay - full of interesting stories and always available to help if you need anything. The... More 

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North Shore City, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

We had a great stay here at Cooks Lookout - the location is close to Paihia centre (you would need to drive, but just a couple of minutes) - the views are unbelievable and the hosts Norm and Shiela are so friendly and helpful from making sure you have everything you need for your stay, to giving great tips for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

I agree with previous reviewers- this is a great place to stay and spend time exploring this wonderful part of the world. As the photos show, the views are spectacular. The rooms are very comfortable and the hosts very pleasant.

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lower hutt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

We booked for 3 days and stayed for 13 !! We wanted a winter get-away-from-it-all holiday and this stay at Cook's Lookout proved to be even better than we imagined. There were stunning views from our unit - gorgeous sunrises from the bed !! and sunsets from the deck.. Our stay was lovely and quiet yet only a quick easy... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

Great place to stay. Everything we needed and more were catered for and the views from our pillow were breathtaking. My family and I will gladly return!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

We stayed 8 nights at Cook's and loved it. We have travelled all over the world and stayed in all sorts of accommodation and would rate Cook's as amongst the best ever. The view from our unit was spectacular, the service was 5 star, the hosts just lovely. What more could we ask for. It is a short trip, 3... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • 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)
Quiet, spectacular location with Million Dollar Views. Studio, 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartments all upgraded with new kitchens and bathrooms, most with stunning ocean views. Totally smoke-free property - no smoking in Buildings OR Grounds. Large solar-heated saltwater swimming pool, trampoline, BBQ, guest laundry, tour desk. FREE Wireless broadband internet access to all units. FREE DVD library & Book Exchange. 4 minutes drive to town centre, 3 minutes to beach. Secure parking outside all units. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cook's Lookout Motel

Address: 9 Causeway Road | P.O. Box 380, Paihia 0257, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $99 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cook's Lookout Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Cook`s Lookout Hotel Paihia
Cooks Lookout Hotel
Cooks Lookout Paihia
Cook's Lookout Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
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