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All reviewsnorm shelaghnew zealandshort drivewarm poolamazing viewspeaceful locationwatching the sunriseharuru fallsgreat hostssense of humourglass of wineplaces to visitthree nightspaihia towntwo bedroom unita great place to staylocal area
This motel met and exceeded our expectations for the price. A good value and an excellent view!
We stayed for two nights. There's plenty to do in and around Pahia and Russell, so I'd recommend at least a few nights in town. Norm was enormously...More
We recently stayed at Cook's Lookout in August. We found Cook's lookout through tripadvisor and couldn't have been happier with our choice. The view from the room was amazing. You look out over the entire bay of islands area. Being away from downtown Paihia was...More
Our studio/double unit at Cook’s Lookout was well equipped, roomy, and very comfortable for our 3 night stay. Located at the highest level on their hillside site, it had a spectacular view, both from inside the unit, through patio doors and large windows on two...More
Three of us spent a wonderful 5 nights in unit 8 in mid-August. We rented a 2-bedroom suite which was clean and comfortable. . . and that view!! On a scale of 1 to 10, it was an 11. It is literally the best view...More
Thank Marian K
Response from cookslookout, Owner at Cook's Lookout MotelResponded 25 October 2012
Thank you for your enthusiastic review. We agree that being only 3 minutes down the hill to the waterfront and a further 1 minute to the centre of town is a small price to pay for the spectacular views which we have been privilaged to...More
We stayed for two nights in August as part of a 3 week trip around NZ. For views and location this was by far the best place we stayed. Norm was so friendly throughout our stay - arranging trips and even giving movie advice! The...More