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Cook's Lookout Motel

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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“norm shelagh”(51 reviews)
“new zealand”(98 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 May 2011

Should have written this review back in January when we got back, but can't believe its 4 months since our visit. We flew into Auckland from the UK and drove straight to Piahia. We could not have had a better start to the holiday, the...More

Thank Dave_Orw
Reviewed 3 May 2011

We would easily say this was one of our top stays in New Zealand.It may look dated from the outside, but a book should never be judged by it's cover. What is inside this motel is a fun loving couple who own it and a...More

Thank roslyn_fry
Reviewed 3 May 2011

We stayed for three nights just before Easter and loved it. We had the corner 'studio' which had the best view across the bay. Even though there were plenty of other guests around, we never heard them so the place is as quiet as it...More

Thank L0bbster
Reviewed 2 May 2011

We stayed at the Cooks Lookout Motel over the Easter weekend. Our 2 bedroom unit was clean, tidy and spacious and had the most amazing view - perfect for relaxing. Norm and Shelagh were fantastic hosts. Nothing was a problem. They were happy to take...More

Thank anm18
Reviewed 25 April 2011

Found this motel on internet and based the booking on these reviews. We were mostly happy with the stay. Our unit was clean and tidy. We were a little sad that we didn't get the unit we had originally been promised - the corner one...More

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Response from cookslookout, Owner at Cook's Lookout MotelResponded 30 April 2011

The booking problem was entirely my fault! When I took the phone booking I promised the guests a specific room but failed to register it properly in the Booking/Room Allocation System. When the guests arrived I personally escorted them to the room NEXT to the...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$122 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Paihia
#1 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$122 - US$215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Paihia
#1 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Dining (10)
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VPMarketing
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Response from Mia W | Reviewed this property |
i am not sure, i got the bus there, and Norm picked us up from the wharf. Email the hotel, they are very helpful!
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cforchuck
5 January 2015|
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Response from Wendsgeo | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is free wifi, coupons are given with passwords, and you can get as many coupons as you need!
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"the pool offers a beautiful view overlooking the bay"
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"Get extra internet slips (it's free but they do it in chunks and you have to login) when you check in."
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"All but one room (No11) have waitangi River and ocean views"
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"Breathtaking views"
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