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Breakwater Motel

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Wollongong, Australia
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138 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent value for money, free parking, fast and free internet, friendly staff, clean room. We arrived well before the check in time, but our room was available early, which was very convenient as it was raining. As many other reviews here have stated, everything about the Breakwater is just great. I'd recommend this motel as a quiet, convenient place to... More 

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Aus_Harry Many thanks for your fabulous review and happy to know that you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

Forbes, Australia
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89 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to spend four nights! We were fortunate to be ungraded to a water view room, which had a separate bedroom as well as a very spacious kitchen/living area. With modern decor, kitchen with stove, fridge and microwave and a comfortable sitting area, we were very spoilt. Conveniently located to both restaurants and local attractions. Thanks for... More 

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Olya W Thanks for taking the time to review our motel and the wonderful comments. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

Moffat Beach
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86 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked in here via the tourist information. The rooms are smallish but well equipped. We got a 1 bedroom apartment on the front facing the view of the water which is great and very convenient as you can walk to anywhere in town very easily.

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1 Thank Mark M
OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Mark M Good to hear that you enjoyed your stay in a Waterfront Suite and thanks for your review. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just spent three wonderful nights at the Breakwater Motel in Paihia. Immaculate, modern motel, in a fantastic location. We had a waterfront suite with a balcony and perfect views over the bay. Husband said it was the best wifi provision of anywhere we had stayed in NZ - just like being at home (his words!). Highly recommended!!

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1 Thank Angela S
OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Angela S Thanks so much for your awesome feedback and for highlighting the wifi which we have worked hard at to ensure that our guests have the best of this essential facility. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for just one night sadly and wished we could have stayed longer... The room was lovely and clean and overlooked the Bay... In fact I can go as far as to say one of the nicest rooms we've stayed in for a long time. The bedroom was separate, TVs in the lounge and bedroom. The bathroom has... More 

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Paula V We really appreciate your review and hope that we can welcome you back one day for a longer stay. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for a few days as part of our honeymoon in New Zealand. The views from our room were spectacular, the room and its facilities comfortable and cosy and the owners attentive and friendly. We arrived to a lovely message of congratulations on our marriage, which we thought was a lovely gesture. There is absolutely... More 

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Anna L Sincere thanks for your kind review and happy to know that you left with fabulous memories. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

Launceston, Australia
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30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Great place Rooms were fantastic Gardens are well kept and everything was clean and tidy Nothing seemed to be a problem Very close to the shopping area and eateries Keep up the great work look forward to a return visit sometime

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Lampbert118 We look forward to seeing you again. Many thanks for taking the time to review our motel - appreciate the comment on the garden too! Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

Laurel, Maryland
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33 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

This was a great place to stay, beautiful view of the water, clean and comfortable. This was an efficiency with everything we needed to relax and enjoy. Situated close to town and within walking distance to great eateries and shopping, as well as, other activities. I would recommend this location to everyone.

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi restlesslb Many thanks for your feedback and recommendation. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

It was adequate for our stopover stay for two nights. We travel from Auckland and head out to visit Cape Reinga. Room is clean, modern, and heating in the sitting room only - which is welcome when the temp was down to the single digit. Lots of choice of restaurants and and walking distance to the harbour to catch the... More 

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi AH KUAN S Thank you for taking the time to review our motel. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

Whakatane, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Extremely clean and beautifully presented. Very friendly host fabulous location over looking the coast line. Easy walk to town restaurants. A great stay I really would recommend this Motel for both couples and families.

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi mdspear Thank you so much for your fabulous review and recommendation. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury Waterfront Accommodation on Central Paihia Waterfront that is only a three minute flat walk to cafes, restaurants, shops and Paihia Wharf where tours depart from.Spectacular interrupted ocean views from Waterfront Suites, partial sea views from Seaview Suites. Sky Guest Select 70 channels - Free WiFi.Paihia is the perfect base to explore the Bay of Islands and up to Cape Reinga. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Breakwater Motel

Address: 1 Bayview Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $99 - $230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Breakwater Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Breakwater Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#3 Business Hotel in Paihia
#5 Family Hotel in Paihia
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