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Casa Bella Motel
Ranked #22 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Enjoyed our two night stay here. Short walk to town. Nice and quiet. Great plunger coffee was a nice suprise in our room! Great shower. Good water pressure! and the spa and free wifi in our room was an added bonus.

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Reviewed 2 April 2014

After a long bike trip this was a lovely little motel to check into. Friendly owner to help with check-in. Nice spa pool to relax in. Everything clean and tidy to a high standard. Easy flat walk to all restaurants and bars in a quite street. Will definitely stay here again on our next visit to
Paihia

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Johan P
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Gary S, Manager at Casa Bella Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2014

Thank you for your positive review Johan. It was a pleasure having you and hope we will see you again sometime.

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Reviewed 25 March 2014

I stayed here for one week with my family and it has been the best holiday so far!
The hosts were very friendly, talkative and generous, allowing us to borrow their tennis equipment and key to use the tennis court next door as well as their double kayak, which made a great day out for my family. Every evening after our fun days of adventuring, we would make full use of the BBQ, pool and spa area.
Everything is so close, but far enough to be away from the noisy town centre, the rooms are also very clean, which in my experience is hard to come by.

We are looking forward to our next stay and would definitely recommend this to my friends.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 6 March 2014

After long day of travel, late evening arrival, looking for place to stay. We ran into this Casa Bella Motel, with friendly nice manager, reasonable prices, clean room, and very nice kichenette. Great value for money.

Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 February 2014

What a lovely motel to stay in The room was very spacious as was the shower toilet area. The kitchen was fully equipped so if you want to cook you could . The bed was very comfortable .
The owner and his wife were very friendly people always willing to help.

Room Tip: Room 43 was good.
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 February 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for two nights this past week. The room was clean and tidy, the bed large and comfortable! The pool was good after a long day travelling but never got around to trying the hot tub. The town centre was only a 5 minute walk. We'd happily stay here again.

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Reviewed 9 February 2014

This is the worst motel we have ever stayed in. The bed was like sleeping on hardwood, there was no room to move. Once inside we read the guest book & it was a SHOCKER. There were so many rules of do's & don'ts to paper our bathroom. The toilet was so pokey so it was lucky i'm not a plus size & the same goes with the little box of a shower. It was hot & we couldn't open the windows as they had those little things on them to stop them opening out. This owner needs to spend some money, time & energy on the inside of the units & not the outside. Woul;d never stay again nor would we recommend :(

Room Tip: don't go here
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Gary S, Manager at Casa Bella Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2014

What!! Are you sure you stayed in our motel? If you did, then I'm sorry it wasn't the luxury penthouse apartment that you expected. I will comment on the issues raised.
1. Our guest compendium has only two "rules" as far as I can see; No smoking in the unit and don't take the white bath towels to the beach. Slight exaggeration there!
2. Our beds are all medium to firm. Maybe you slept on the floor.
3. The shower is for showering in, not for holding parties. It's perfectly adequate for even fat people.
4. If you had actually read the guest compendium you would have seen that fans are available on request if you are feeling hot.
5. The latches on the window are for security. Otherwise nasty people might visit late at night.
As you can see from other reviews, not everybody shares your opinions.

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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: £51 - £97 (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
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