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Breakwater Motel

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Luxury Waterfront Accommodation on Central Paihia Waterfront that is only a three minute flat walk to cafes, restaurants, shops and Paihia Wharf where tours depart from.Spectacular ocean views from Waterfront Suites with private balconies/patios, partial sea views from Seaview Suites. Sky Guest Select 70 channels - Free WiFi. Airconditioned/heating. Paihia is the perfect base to explore the Bay of Islands and up to Cape Reinga.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Park View
Bay View
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We couldn’t have chosen a better hotel in Paihia. As other reviews have stated, the location, view, beds, quality, cleanliness, kitchen, etc. are second to none. Compared to to other motels we recently stayed in, we particularly appreciated the strength of the wifi along with
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The motel was in a perfect location in Paihia, we had a room (I think no 3) with an amazing view out to the bay. The amenities in the room were great - a kitchenette/dining area with everything you needed, a good sized sitting area and separate bedroom. The showe room was
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Very good location at the end of the front but very close to the Main Street. Extremely helpful owners and staff and good spacious accommodation.waterfron rooms particularly appealing. Free car parking.
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Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel
Responded 1 week ago
HI dmjplus3 Many thanks for your fabulous review and kind comments. Best wishes for 2019 Lyn
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It ticks all the boxes, Good location, clean rooms, friendly staff and comfortable beds. A short walk will take you to the shops and the wharf where we found good places to eat and drink. The view across the bay is breathtaking
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We had a seaview apartment and could make use of the outside table for breakfast. Ideally situated. You can access both pier and downtown shopping stores within some minutes of walking. Room was well equipped, clean and spacious.
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View from garden in front of the Waterfront Suites
Sunset from our room
Extra pillows and blanket available
Hi Brian We do have both Waterfront Suites (ocean view) and Lower Seaview Suites (no ocean view) available for February and March 2018. Do have a look at our website for great images and descriptions of the units breakwatermotel co nz. Please advise dates you require as the rates change during this period. Thank you Kind Regards Lyn
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Hi Stu Thanks for your enquiry. We do offer free wireless onsite. We would appreciate the origin of the complaints you are referring to. Many thanks Kind Regards Lyn
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Hi Stu Breakwater Motel is a motel with rooms that are self contained and serviced daily. Kindly refer to our website for the room options we offer. breakwatermotel co nz Thank you Kind Regards Lyn
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Hi Nathalie The Seaview Suites have the option of Upper or Lower when booking. Kindly advise your reservation details and I will check which unit you have booked and provide you with all the information you require. You may prefer to forward this information via our enquiry email address which is found on our website breakwatermotel co nz. Many thanks Kind Regards Lyn Owner Operator
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"Beautiful views of the ocean from some rooms."
"Amazing views from rooms facing main highway"
"Get a room in the front. Room 8 has best views"
"If possible choose a room with a view."
"Spend a little extra to get sea view."
US$125 - US$232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandNorthland RegionBay of IslandsPaihia
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