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Admiral's View Lodge & Motel

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Longmont, Colorado
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Our second time here at the motel - we do prefer the balcony studios over the garden- level rooms because we feel they are brighter. Also, you have better views. The large balcony is a shared one for 3 rooms in a row. The kitchenette is well equipped and there's additional stuff in a community room that doubles as laundry...

Thank Frank S
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The motel was clean and decent size but not the most spacious motel I have stayed at on my 3 week trip through NZ. It was clean and up to date. There was a small kitchenette which had everything you need. The bathroom was clean. The reception staff were very friendly and helpful. Wifi worked well. Do the Hole in...

Thank AnonymousNS
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good clean and spacious studio room, very modern furniture and fittings, seating bench outside on shared terrace facing the evening sun. Motel is in a quiet position but within easy reach of the beach, restaurants and bars. Good advice from owner on where to eat out and trips to take, with an extensive range of tourist leaflets in reception.

Thank Susan C
Chaweng, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable bed with nice linen, quiet room , got a good night's sleep, great shower, free wifi, sky tv, host was helpful, good location , a walk to the beach in two minutes I will recommend this motel to my friends

Thank 89chewbacca
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel was our second accommodation on our tour of New Zealand, we rated it top of our list, and as we continue our tour, it is still up there at the top of our list. We received a very friendly welcome. The exterior of the motel is very pleasing. It is situated in a quiet street, it takes approximately...

Thank mum2molliemoo
PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely and very informative review. It was a pleasure having you to stay.

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights at the Admiral's View, a great little motel, our room being clean and spacious with lovely views. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and Craig was very helpful and friendly. It was a short walk into the town centre, walking along the water's edge a delight. Would definitely recommend this lovely motel.

Thank Sue201624
PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us, Craig is very pleased with his mention!

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Thank you Admiral's View Lodge for always making my stay a happy experience. Friendly and always helpful. Beautiful location, very clean and tidy. Close walking distance to town. Would highly recommend!!

Thank neilsteenkamp
PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Neil, it is always a pleasure having you to stay! We'll see you again soon.

Mudgee, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great motel with a very friendly owner who was extremely helpful in every way! The motel was an easy walk down to the pier and everything that you wanted. The room was spacious, comfortable and very well maintained. Highly recommended!!

Thank Jeff W
PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review and your kind words.

Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Beautiful accommodation comfortable in a perfect location we couldn't ask for more .Take the ferry over to Russell we thoroughly recommend it.Also do the cruise to The Hole in the Rock its magical. We wished we could stay longer.

Thank K2145RDjulief
PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are definitely lucky to live in this magical spot with so much to do.

Reviewed 22 September 2016

Very pleasant stay, set back from the shoreline by a block, eliminating road noise impact. Very tidy spacious rooms, clean and well maintained. Will definitely return again when next in Paihia. Thanks

Thank richardkQ4744CO
PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Friendly 4+star self-contained and serviced motel in a central location. Relax and enjoy the view to the sea from the sunny balcony or patio of most units. Admirals View Lodge is well located for walking to all your Paihia activities and attractions - plus tours pick up daily from the motel. We are close to the Paihia beach (only 1 block, 250m) but benefit from a peaceful location away from Paihia's main road. Let us help you plan your trip to see the Bay of Islands and the famous Hole in the Rock. Take a bus on an exciting journey to Cape Reinga or enjoy the thrill of swimming with dolphins. Enjoy a ferry ride to Romantic Russell or soak up the history at Waitangi Treaty Grounds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Admiral's View Lodge & Motel

Address: 2 Macmurray Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: £57 - £134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Admiral's View Lodge & Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Admiral's View Lodge & Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#5 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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“I stayed in the ground floor unit, quiet, no view but only a two minute walk to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles 89chewbacca, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a room on the side with a view of the sea, but obviously the front would have a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles mum2molliemoo, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms have view of sea but only in distance across the town.”
 of 5 bubbles 51SandraT, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Balcony room for us was great for views.”
 of 5 bubbles , 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Upstair rooms probably has a view, though from that end of the beach not spectacular”
 of 5 bubbles JesseSeattle_WA, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
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