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Anchorage Motel

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Room & Suite (47)
Pool & Beach (18)
Overview
2 Marsden Road, Paihia New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews across the road great location upstairs room spa bath within easy walking distance first floor great place to stay pool and hot tub stayed longer spent two nights would definitely stay here again enjoyed our stay helpful hosts lovely room bed was very comfortable our night stay bbq area
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Reviewed yesterday

First class facilities, totally provided with everything you may need, an awesome spot right on the waterfront, but I felt that even though two-bedrooms, $400 a night was a bit steep. However we did really enjoy our stay here.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved staying at the Anchorage Motel. The location was awesome - a 5 minute walk to the centre of town plus the Motel units have a lovely view of the beach across the road. The rooms and facilities were clean and very tidy. And...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Cath D
Response from AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage MotelResponded yesterday

Hi Cath Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Many thanks the team of the Anchroage

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good location by the beach and just a 3-minute walk to the centre; Very friendly and accomodating staff; Serviced daily; Internet - unlimited number of 1GB vouchers; Clean hot tub; A bit of noise from the street

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank mszonline
Response from AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage MotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi mszonline Thank you very much for your great review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Many thanks the team of the Anchorage

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the third time we have stayed here. We have been here in March/April, September/October, and now peak season December/January. It is perfect - great hosts/staff, great rooms, and the base for one of our fave parts of NZ. The views are wonderful, and...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank kayteedee50
Response from AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage MotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kayteedee50 Thank you for your great review. It was our pleasure to host you again, we are delight you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again. Many thanks the team of the Anchorage

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was fine. Really well cleaned. The reception staff were super friendly and helpful in recommending activities etc. However I do not understand how this has been ranked by so many people as 5 stars. It is a very solid 3 star motel in a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank MrsBails83
Response from AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi MrsBasils83 Thank you for your feedback. We do offer free wifi and give a complimentary voucher on arrival of 1GB, to get more free wifi, more vouchers are readily available at reception free, so a little confused as to why you would pay for...More

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About
Description
Welcome to Anchorage Motel A warm welcome from owner/hosts, Aileen and Denis. Ideally located motel on the central waterfront of Paihia, in the subtropical Bay of Islands, the cultural hub and More recreational Mecca of historic Northland. Come and anchor at our spacious luxury accommodation, designed for comfort and relaxation. Ideal place to stay for couples, family groups and business people. The ideal anchorage for your holiday in the Bay of Islands. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
15
Price range
US$92 - US$231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Anchorage Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
,
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
15
Price range
US$92 - US$231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Anchorage Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
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Traveller (91)
Room & Suite (47)
Pool & Beach (18)
Dining (4)
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Questions & Answers
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Heather R
7 December 2016|
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Response from Christine W | Reviewed this property |
2pm check in 10 am check out
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900Tina
19 September 2016|
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Response from AnchorAnchorage2 | Property representative |
Hi Tina, Sorry our swimming pool is not heated but our outdoor spa is up and running which is just fabulous on these chill evening a great way to relax.
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Room Tips
"All the units were beach front facing. The units on the top floor had a lovely balcony."
77cathd
1 week ago
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"Upstairs rooms offer great views"
loraineu386
4 weeks ago
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"Balcony room"
Trip25163708295
10 Nov 2018
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"Room next to Reception was emaculate"
BigmanDJ
6 Sep 2018
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