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Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia
Ranked #16 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
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“High Price Below Average Room”
Reviewed 28 March 2005

We stayed at the Kingsgate in late February 2005. Apparantly it was still holiday season and finding a room anywhere was not easy. We were able to get one at the Kingsgate for well over $100 US. The room had three twin beds and was right near the entrace and stairway to the restaurant. Needless to say it was a bit noisy at times. The room itself was clean but small and a bit dated with respect to furnishings. We were going to stay two nights but decided to find something else, which we did in Kerikeri. The of the Kingsgate is great and I'm sure that someone in that large hotel was a much nicer room than we got.

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Reviewed 5 May 2004

I stayed here February 2002 and April 2004 and not much has changed besides the name!

For the price, which in NZ terms is moderately high it's an average place.

The Location is really good, on the esplanade, near to the stores and the pier for Russell and the Bay of Islands. The views from the restaurant are excellent over the beach and into the bay.

The rooms were clean, daily maid service, there is table tennis and pool and even a jacuzzi in the basement.

The Complimentary bicycle had seen better days, but it was sturdy enough to cycle over to Waitangi and back for the afternoon.

I didn't eat an evening meal in the restaurant, but the breakfast, contintental and cooked were absolutely fine with a wide choice of foods.

  • Stayed April 2004
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Additional Information about Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia

Property: Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia
Address: 104 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#15 Family Hotel in Paihia
#18 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia 3.5*
Number of rooms: 76
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on the waterfront and only 100 metres from Paihia wharf and township the Kingsgate Hotel Autolodge Paihia is the ideal base from which to explore the scenic and historic Bay of Islands area. ... more   less 
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