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Casa Bella Motel
Ranked #22 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 12 January 2014

C1 ( 2014.01.08 )
Firstly, the staff was very helpful. I wandered for getting unit in Paihia, and I got unit this motel last one. I just slept alone one night in Paihia, so I thought value was high. But there could be stayed comfortably becuase many household item was equipped. Good accomodation..

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Reviewed 21 December 2013

Great motel. Run by professional and very friendly couple. Felt very safe as a solo traveller. Was conveniently located to main street and within walking distance to the beach. Rooms very clean. Would highly recommend for solo and groups.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 17 December 2013

Very helpful hosts. Great location, clean and tidy but you have really got to do something about the shower temperature lever and those shower heads!!! You can either be scalded, frozen, chase the shower "drops" or "drown" the bathroom.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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Gary S, Manager at Casa Bella Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2013

Thank you for your review. We recently had 4 units converted to gas hot water and the showers now operate at mains pressure. I didn't realise they were not easy to control so I think I will get a plumber to look at them.

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Reviewed 12 December 2013

Brilliant location, really nice rooms and complex, very clean.Great Value for money. Gary was a great host, nothing was too much trouble use of tennis courts and kayaks. Would defiantly recommend and will definitely be visiting again soon

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

We stayed in Paihia as part of ou travels aroun the North Island. The motel is located within walking distance to the Main Street and the cruises around the Bay of Islands.

Our room was very clean and the owners were incredibly helpful in providing us with local information, change for the laundry and also let us print out our tickets for attractions we had booked for the following days.

Our room was incredibly clean (this was important for us) and had all the utensils we needed to make packed lunches and breakfast.

We didn't use the pool but it looked very inviting. Te laundry was super clean and efficient too. Would definitely recommend this motel.

  • Stayed: November 2013
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Thank KC1984
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Reviewed 22 November 2013

we have just come home from staying at casa bella motel and enjoyed it imensly we would stay there again without hesitation the rooms were spotlessly clean and gary and joy were as helpful as you could wish for

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 17 November 2013 via mobile

If you are looking for a clean quiet well located place and with not a big dent to your pocket then go for this place. It has a pool, Spa and a tennis court all of which are very well maintained.

Gary and Joy are very warm hosts who will take care of all your needs. We will definately stay here the next time we are in the Bay of Islands.

Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Casa Bella Motel

Address: 3 Macmurray Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Amenities:
Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#19 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
Price Range: £50 - £96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Casa Bella Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
21 Units all with kitchenettes. Pool, Spa pool, free wi-fi, Sky Guest select TV channels, including sport, 40 or 32 inch LCD TVs, free car parking, tennis courts, free kayak hire. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Paihia
Casa Bella Hotel
Casa Bella Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand

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