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Bayview Motel
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

We were looking for value for money, and the Bayview Motel was excellent. Older style accomodation, neat and clean with everything that opens and shuts . Graeme ourt host was very helpful and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay, he took the time to recommend local restaurants, locals must see and do's. Free wi fi, free parking what more could you ask for . Cheers B& K

Room Tip: choose a room downstairs, those steps are long when you have lots of luggage
  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank kerry w
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baywatcher2, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2013

Thankyou Kerry for those great comments.Yes steps are always an unwanted necessity but the view from up there makes it worthwhile.Next time you visit make me carry your luggage up.....I always need the exercise.Keep well....Graham

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Reviewed August 24, 2013

Paihia is one of our favourite holiday destinations and we only ever stay at Bayview Motel My parents and I have stayed here numerous times over the years from when I was a kid. My husband and I are booked to stay in September with our own son and we will be staying here for many more years to come. The location is amazing with awesome views and the units are always clean and tidy. Graham has been extremely helpful with our booking which makes everything so much easier too. We can't wait to get there!

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Vicki W
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baywatcher2, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2013

Your review is so complimentary,thankyou for those kind words.Since our refurbishment guests comments have been so positive making the whole expensive process really worthwhile.Everyone loves Paihia with its fab. setting and things to do.I always feel sorry for guests who stay 1 night and then when they discover what Paihia has to offer,they regret not being able to stay at least 3 nights.Look forward to hosting you again soon.Graham

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Reviewed July 25, 2013

We stayed at the Bayview motel in Paiha last weekend for three nights. We absolutely enjoyed our experience and found Graham the proprietor friendly and extremely helpful and willing to go the extra mile. He has extensive local knowledge and shared it generously about restaurants and sights to see. The unit was clean comfortable and well equipped and it had the best service we have ever experienced. I would highly recommend staying at this motel and will be going back there in the future myself. There was nothing better than sitting on the leather couch looking out at the sea view in the evening, or on the deck eating a barbecued dinner. On the day we left Graham allowed us to leave our car under shelter at the motel while we spent the day in Russell. Brilliant.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Kristine-Hamilton
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baywatcher2, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2013

Thankyou for the perfect review.The top floor apartment you stayed in is certainly an experience on its own with the magnificent Bay in front and the sun rising over Russell across the Bay.I wish we had another dozen apartments with that top view.It was a pleasure having you with us and we look forward to hosting you both again.With plenty notice we will book you into the same apartment again. Graham.

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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We initially booked for two nights but kept deciding at last minute to extend our stay, Graham shuffled us around giving us the best views, his staff moved our belongings and we ended up staying six nights in four different suites. Hence we are able to provide a very sound review. Graham is very helpful and was very kind to us and our rather exuberant four yr old son, he definitely helped make our stay enjoyable. The motel is very comfortable and spacious and the location could not be better. We will certainly be staying here next time.

Room Tip: ask for the view of the bay
  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Andrea M
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baywatcher2, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2013

Thankyou Andrea for a fab.review.A pity we had to move you so often but being school holidays we were almost full every night.Your little guy Dom was a pleasure and i'ts always good to see a young guy bright and bubbly,checking that our reception bell works properly.Hope to see you back soon. Graham

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Reviewed June 30, 2013

Having arrived at Auckland from Western Australia, we first travelled to Bay of Islands and stayed at Bayview Motel for two nights. It is thoroughly recommended. Graham, the Manager, was very friendly and gave us helpful advice for our further travels. The room was very clean and comfortable and the location was spot on with a beautiful view of the water and very close to shops etc. We were very glad to have stayed here.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Ruth C
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baywatcher2, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2013

Thankyou Ruth for that great review.I hope the rest of your trip was just as pleasureable.The weather could have been kinder to you but that is something no one can control.There are great plans afoot to improve Paihia so if you join us again in a years time you will see big changes.Regards Graham

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