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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
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We stayed in the Bay Cabinz a few weeks ago and although the property was fine it all looked a bit dated. The strange Red, Yellow and Blue colour scheme in the rooms did it no favours and overall it was not really worth the money. The lady at reception was very nice and helpful and could not have been...

Thank Dave A
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

Don't book this place is you dislike stairs as you have to climb to get to your cool little cabin but oh is it worth it! Yes! Nice little cabins with kitchenette, 2 beds and decent shower. Don't get me wrong. It's not the ritz. But you get what you pay for. The shower is pretty yuck but it's ok....

1Thank NickC1999
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Good practical cabin - On the top level which involved climbing some stairs but worth it for the view. Paihia is a lovely place to be. The Cabinz is situated across the road from Legends eatery which is great for families

1Thank Chortlepuss
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Unfortunately due to time constraints we could only stay one night. We got one of the top cabins and enjoyed a lovely ocean view. The cabin was very clean and well equipped. Slept well even if the bed was a bit softer than I'm used to. The owners were very generous and allowed us to park our car on the...

Thank stat_inevitability
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Spent 2 nights but could have stayed at least 5 days. Owner Belinda very helpful & knowledgeable , added to the visit. Sea views and a quiet location. Interesting buildings & site. Facilities in motel unit (cabin) was the best in our five weeks of NZ touring. Motel clean, comfortable in a Small area, with a most complete facilities which...

1Thank Philip P
Hoi An, Vietnam
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Our cabin had a pleasant view towards the distant sea and it was clean and tidy. However, the decor was garish and the furniture needed replacing: the chairs were faded and there was no bedside table on one side of the bed. We felt it was not good value for money compared to other places we stayed plus the Wi-Fi...

1Thank Sue T
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Spent 3 nights at Bay Cabinz in a chalet with a sea view. It was so nice to be able to sit on the balcony and relax with a drink after the day's activities. In fact we opted to self cater because we knew we could guarantee a window seat! A good location being just a short walk to the...

Thank Elizabeth B
Cambridge, null, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Thank goodness we had the ground floor Cabin. The stairs to the other cabin were steep and would not be easy for anyone who has difficulty with stairs. We had what was called a wheel chair unit but apart from the bathroom this unit would not be easy for some one in a wheel chair. There was very little room...

Thank Janetm207

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  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: RM377 - RM611 (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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“All rooms have a view i requested a seaview.”
 of 5 bubbles Holiday0610, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for sea view but only if you can manage several flights of stairs easily”
 of 5 bubbles 415melaniej, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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