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Breakwater Motel

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Mount Shasta, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

This was a wonderful hotel, perfectly located near the beach and within easy walking distance of the town center. The lady in the reception (Lyn?) was very friendly and helpful. The room was of a very high standard with a kitchenette and everything you need to make simple meals. Highly recommended!

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

Hi Christerjohannson Sincere thanks for sharing your experience at our motel and for the recommendation. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

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22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

The service was really good, quick check in and check out, nicely renovated, easy to access, easy car park, great views, close to town, very clean. Would definitely stay again. There was a TV in the bedroom as well, which was great because we had a 3 year old with us, who slept in the lounge. Plenty of room in... More 

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

Hi Jedisson We are happy to hear that our motel suited your family requirements and that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with fellow guests. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

We've just spent the weekend here, both the rooms our party had booked were well furnished with very good quality, modern fittings. We had booked a studio for 1 adult and a larger 1 bed for 2 adults and an infant, however the manager had upgraded us so that we could have rooms next to each other, both of which... More 

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi AmandaBurns_12 An absolute pleasure to upgrade you to two adjacent Waterfront Suites and thank you so much for the lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Bay. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

Pattaya, Thailand
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28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

A very warm welcome awaits you. The rooms was spotless and a good size with all the amenities you would want. Off street parking with good wifi. Perfect position with easy walking distance to town. Can not fault and would definitley stay again.

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1 Thank K B
OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi K B Thank you for your great review and recommendation. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

Auckland
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43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely no complaints. Exceeded expectations. The location was great with sea views set behind a quite garden (see photos). Walking distance to most of the best dining options in Paihia and the main tourism/activity centre. The room was spacious and comfortable; the cleanliness, top-notch. The room had air conditioning. Staff were friendly, professional and very accomodating. Internet was provided free... More 

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Thank AaronNz
OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi AaronNz We are ecstatic to receive your review and 5 Star Rating. We strive to provide each and every guest the ultimate experience so thank you for sharing yours. We look forward to welcoming you back to a 'little slice of New Zealand's paradise'! Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

Paihia, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

In spite of the rainy weather, we enjoyed our stay here. It was a short walk to the ferry pier, shops and restaurants. We would particularly recommend the "Greens" restaurant which specialises in Indian and Thai cuisine. Also, very convenient for a visit to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi John R W S S Thank you for taking the time to review our property and emphasizing our central location. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

Pulborough, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Motel service, but reception exceptional helpful. Parking on site which is helpful as four minutes walk to centre of town, and no parking available. Rooms very clean with all necessary facilities. Good choice

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Thank rogerfbrown
OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi rogerfbrown Thanks for your review and delighted to hear we are a 'good choice'. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

Hinckley, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Great location just a few minutes walk to the centre and the harbour where all the boat trips leave from. Room has everything you need for a comfortable stay, kitchen with lots of equipment including tea, coffee, hot chocolate and a free milk on check in day, bathroom with shower and toiletries included. Obviously travelling around laundry facilities are a... More 

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Thank 577christine
OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi 577christine Thank you so much for your recommendation and for your detailed review of our property. Helpful comments to assist fellow travellers - thank you. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Our waterfront view from the small balcony was great. The rooms were clean, tidy and comfortable. The sitting /dining area was separate from the bedroom and bathroom and gave a more spacious feeling. The location was a short walk to bars and restaurants

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Thank C0cker2
OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Cocker2 Thanks so much for sharing your experience in a Waterfront Suite and that of the breathtaking ocean view! Kind Regards Ken and Lyn More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

We had a great view of the bay from our room (13) nice clean apartment with a modern shower room. The lounge furniture looked a little dated and between us and the sea was a busyish road with some noisy local car and bike enthusiasts! The hotel is well positioned with a fifteen minute walk to the Waitangi treaty grounds... More 

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Thank Hugh A
OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Hugh A Thanks for taking the time to review our property and perfect location. The Sky TV sport package, in fact our entire Sky package provided, is the most extensive package available which we feel is what our guests deserve. Personal Wifi codes are provided for security to both the motel and the individual guest. Kind Regards Ken and... 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 )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury Waterfront Accommodation on Central Paihia Waterfront that is only a two minute flat walk to cafes, restuarants, 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 - Unlimited 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: $97 - $237 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#1 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#3 Business Hotel in Paihia
#5 Family Hotel in Paihia
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