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Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is an unusal motel set into a steep hillside so that there is a walk up to most of the cabins. However the sea view and charming cabins are worth it. The main part is a studio with a separate bedroom. As a couple staying here we found this useful to stow our suitcases. It is a short walk...

Thank Diane W
Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Belinda and Pete have not overlooked anything to make a stay in their roomy chalets a memorable occasion. Situated amongst a sloping tumble of lush plantings, the setting is picture perfect ...with all widows offering a different exciting vista. Our accomodation had that fresh well looked after feel with a fully appointed kitchen having all the tools of trade. Tea,...

Thank rubydooby_4
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Great location, clean , well kept, tidy grounds and friendly staff, close to town. Must do walk up through bush at the end of School Road, can walk from Bay Cabinz as only a short distance to start of track , great views at top. Extended our stay in Paihia , so only stayed one night, but wish we had...

Thank jan r
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We have been placed in the highest cottage, which is nice. The room is not big but has everything - a queen bed and a small room with single bed. The motel is on the hill so that it is quiet. But it is just adjacent to the Paihia School which is next to the central of Paihia. Staying here...

Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Have stayed here a few times over the years. Always return as the service is good and the cabins are alway kept in excellent condition as is the whole property. Great place to stay to be able to walk to the shops for groceries or eating out or walking distance to the wharf if you want to get a ferry....

Thank 264rickr
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2016

A very clever use of space - the cabins are set out on the hill amongst greenery an placed at offering angles, so that although you have near neighbours you don't feel hemmed in at all. There was plenty of room with small kitchen, separate bedroom and sitting room and a verandah for the evening drinks. Just a short walk...

Thank JayZee48
San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

A secluded but close to town motel that was clean, well equipped and with nice views. A very nice track nearby for a tramp with a view of the bay. Spacious, free parking, had a fabulous time! Helpful staff. We would highly recommend to anyone visiting Paihia. We even were lent beach towels after we checked out. There was a...

Thank Dorothy G
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Stayed here for a couple of nights in a sea view chalet at the top of the plot and yes it's up quite a few steps but so well landscaped and laid out that meerly added to the charm of the place. I could happily have stayed here for a few nights more, loved the view, loved the chalet and...

Thank DavidKee
Waihi Beach, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 February 2016

The units are private providing you close the blinds or neighboring units will cop an eyeful. The view from our unit was fantastic albeit a distant one of the harbor. We arrived in torrential rain and stayed in the top unit which entailed a lot of climbing stairs and paths to get there. The unit had everything you would expect...

Thank Rodney M
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Bay Cabinz Motel for four nights over New Year and it was perfect for our needs. We were in one of the top level self-contained cabins which had a kitchenette, bathroom and two bedrooms. Tea and coffee were provided, and there was a hob, microwave and plenty of kitchenware if you want to take your own...

Thank NickBass1981

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
10 fully self-contained private chalet bungalows overlooking the Paihia village. This sunny elevated eco-complex is set in sub-tropical/native surroundings with bird life, sea and garden views in Central Paihia. Ideal for singles, couples and small families who enjoy a quiet natural environment. Only 300m flat walk to Paihia's cafes, restaurants, shops, beaches and nearby wharf which is the gateway to the beautiful Bay of Islands many tourist attractions and activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Cabinz Motel

Address: 32 - 34 School Road | P.O. Box 182, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: RM407 - RM595 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bay Cabinz Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Bay Cabinz Motel Paihia, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
Hotel Style:
#12 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#20 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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“Go high for the best views”
 of 5 bubbles 1Wardie, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Choose and pay a bit extra for sea view chalet if poss it's worth the bit extra!!”
 of 5 bubbles DavidKee, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Sea views best sought”
 of 5 bubbles rodneym125, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Sea view rooms not really worth extra costs as its a long way across the road.”
 of 5 bubbles 786davea, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Put up with the stairs and go up high - bottom tier rooms are overlooked”
 of 5 bubbles Chortlepuss, 16 Apr 2015 | Read review
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