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Dolphin Motel

#11 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
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69 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff and a warm welcome with well laid out units with comfortable beds and plenty of space so you don't feel closed in or temporary. Handy to everything whilst back a little from the village so it's quiet. A great stay at a great price. Can recommend to others :)

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Auckland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great cheap accomodation, even let us park the car in their parking the entire day while we took a tour up to cape reinga ! Would recommend to others or stay again in the future. The only problem was that the neighbours left their outdoor light on the entire night, giving the illusion of daylight at 3am in the morning... More 

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emz1921, Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

Glad you had a great stay sorry the neighbour left their light on but really out of my control. See you again ring direct for specials 09 4028170 More 

Kaitaia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

The lady at the desk was very friendly and helpful! Great place to stay, nice and close to town. Would recommend for a night away. Room was a bit small but perfect for one night. Great price for very happy

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

very good stayed back late to let me in was very helpful showed me where to find the nearest super market and COFFEE shop- the shower was superb super helpful in morning bill was made up and ready helped me find keys too

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emmz2015, Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

Yes lots of people love our showers happy to help you glad you enjoyed your stay, hope to see you again ring direct for specials on 09 4028170 More 

Auckland - Waitakere City
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

The room didn't have electric blanket. Was very wet and smelly. The spa wasn't working well. Air conditioning was very noisy at night. But tge staff were really friendly. The room was clean tidy.the tv screen were low quality.

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emmz2015, Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

The rooms aren't advertised to have electric blankets. The room does get wet if you don't open any windows as the condensation from the spa makes the room feel very wet however there is a heat pump and a dehumidifier in the room to help with this problem. As for the tv screen that's a bit picky I feel as... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I stayed in the newer part of the motel. It was so clean and comfy. They also let me leave the car there for the whole day while we went and enjoyed Paihia. I really enjoyed my time. And will absolutely stay again.

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emmz2015, Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

Hi glad to hear you enjoyed staying in our new rooms look forward to your next stay ring direct for special rates 09 4028170 More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We stayed in the new built section. The room is spacious with oil Heater in the living room. It's cozy and feel really homely. The hot shower is nice~ And the Paihia Baptist Chuch is just 1 minute walk from the motel. Very convenient.

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emmz2015, Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

happy to have you stay again, glad you were satisfied with everything More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I had a wonderful stay here. We stayed here for 3 nites. The room was clean, the kitchen was useful with fully supplied utensils. The even hv a mini dishwasher. There's countdown nearby . It's just superb.

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emz1921, Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed the say and found the facilities to your satisfaction we aim to please. Hope you stay with us again ring direct for great deals. 09 4028170 More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I spent only one night in Paiha with my partner and it was great, the Dolphins motel is nice, cleans with a perfect location, free wifi, and car park. The stuff is efficient and friendly. I would recommend this to everyone. Recommended

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emmz2015, Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

Aim to please happy to hear you enjoyed your stay welcome anytime More 

Phetchaburi
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Comfy room and kitchen facilities. Guest laundry and drier most useful. Friendly, helpful staff. Located in main street where lots of restaurants, supermarket and shops. Chinese cafe with buffet (including fresh oysters) great value.

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emmz2015, Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

Happy to hear you enjoyed our motel maybe we will see you again if so book direct for special deals More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Qualmarked 4 star. In the heart of Paihia 5 minutes flat walking from waterfront,shops. Wide range of accommodation from Small Queen Studio(Basic Facilities),King Studios,King Studio Spa, One Bedroom(sleeps 3-4),Two bedroom(sleeps 4) and Large Family units(Sleeps 2-7 people)with Spa Bath and BBQ. Kitchens, Sky TV 19 channels. Free WiFi with 2GB, Laundry. Knowledgeable Kiwi operators to help you with tours in the Bay of Islands and throughout New Zealand. Special packages arranged.BBQ also available.New Fast Wifi System.Great Discounts for Tours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolphin Motel

Address: 69 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $54 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dolphin Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Dolphin Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Paihia
#6 Family Hotel in Paihia
#8 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#14 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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