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Cook's Lookout Motel

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Reviewed 8 October 2012

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

Thank Malbone
Reviewed 2 October 2012

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

Thank atk2012
Reviewed 2 October 2012

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

Thank Hermes99
Reviewed 10 September 2012

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

Reviewed 8 September 2012

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

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$100 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#1 Family Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$100 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#1 Family Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Response from Mia W | Reviewed this property |
i am not sure, i got the bus there, and Norm picked us up from the wharf. Email the hotel, they are very helpful!
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6 January 2015|
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Response from Wendsgeo | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is free wifi, coupons are given with passwords, and you can get as many coupons as you need!
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"The further up the hill the better the view but they all seemed to be good that way."
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"the overhead studio, on the top of the property offers a great view with 4 large windows"
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"I can't imagine there would be a bad room"
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"Get an ocean view room"
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