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Bayview Motel

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

First the positives. Our room was spacious, clean and well laid out. The bathroom had recently been replaced and was nice, even with a short shower head. Fine for me, but I am only 5 foot 8 inches. The bed was firm and the linens nice. The location is very convenient to all restaurants and shops, very walkable. The owners...

Thank Jeffrey S
baywatcher2, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this review

The guest made this reservation through Expedia who offer a review facility whilst the guest is still occupying the reservation.Mr. Stewart did a review on the 2nd day of his 4 day stay, awarding Bayview Motel a large smiley and 10 out of 10 for every aspect of his reservation.However,he commented that he was very disappointed not to have a...

Langwarrin, Australia
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Our room should have given us a great view being across the road from the beach but unfortunately the wet weather worked against us! I am sure on sunny days the view would be stunning. The welcome and service was very good. The price of the room was very competitive and the general standard of the room reflected this. The...

Thank Graeme M
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This incredible view is something not to be missed, but it was overshadowed by the sheer rudeness of the staff at the motel. After travelling for more than 3 weeks, Bay of Islands was our last stop before jetting off home and we were really looking forward to a nice relaxation at the end of our journey. However when we...

Thank Ash B
baywatcher2, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this review

We did make a small error in placing the guest in the incorrect apartment and did apologise for the error offering to carry their 2 bags to the correct apartment for them. They refused our help as it was not really necessary and happily changed apartments. However the unhappiness came with mother who arrived the next day and preferred the...

Ilkley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We stayed here on the last night of our recent trip to New Zealand. The location of the motel is brilliant - right on the seafront. The room was great - more of an apartment with a small kitchen and dining area. However, the star of the show was the balcony that looked out over the Bay of Islands. The...

Thank chrisatobm
Lanark, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Magnificent view over the Bay from well-appointed studio, and as helpful and friendly at reception as one could possibly hope for (thank you, Jo!). Fridge, microwave, cooker and cutlery/crockery/glasses for 4, spacious, good shower

Thank James H
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Location the only good thing about motel. Would rate 2 star at best not worth the price! Shower overflowed so bathroom floor rotting and smelly. Toaster cord taped up , dangerous. Rude manager who made snaky remark when we booked cruise elsewhere and not interested when advised of shower issue.

Thank Matt L
baywatcher2, Owner at Bayview Motel, responded to this review

Only one comment is valid,the rest being padding.The shower outlet did block due to a new housekeeper not reassembling the outlet correctly after cleaning. This was rectified immediately Mrs. Susan Smart brought it to my attention. As for rotting floors....I have never seen rotting smelly concrete. Bayview Motel has just been awarded The Guest Review Award 2016 by Booking.com., the...

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Fabulous location - easy walk to everything. Comfortable room with just the right facilities for our family. Not totally new but everything functioning, useful and clean. Well looked after room, great views, quiet but close to everything. Hope to come back!

Thank Contikivicki
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and wished we had booked it for 2 weeks. We had the best room(room 34) at the top of the motel with floor to ceiling windows looking straight out at Paihia bay (see photo). The room was very clean and had everything we needed. We slept well on a comfortable bed. Our host, Jo,...

Thank BigZed52
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We stayed for 6 nights on vacation and loved the location, views, and one bedroom apartment on the top floor.. It was exactly as we expected, no surprises. Jo was very helpful and friendly. We could walk to everything, including the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Museum, the harbour, cruises, and ferry to Russell. One highlight was the bus tour to...

Thank Tom S
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We booked a studio room which had a fabulous view of the bay. Very clean and tidy comfortable bed and great views straight out over the water. Really well priced. The manager was friendly and the room was serviced daily.

Thank DEBB1964

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The best location!!! On the picturesque waterfront and one of the closest motels to the town centre, Bayview's waterfront units offer fantastic sea views overlooking the nearby islands. A superior aspect offers all day sun. Bayview has a range of large yet cosy and comfortable units, each with full kitchen facilities. They are serviced daily and are renowned for their cleanliness. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bayview Motel

Address: 2 Bayview Road | Corner Marsden & Bayview Road,, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: RM283 - RM714 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bayview Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Bayview Hotel Paihia
Bayview Motel Paihia, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
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#17 Family Hotel in Paihia
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“Be careful of room selection if you need a room with a view of the Bay of Islands.”
  • Bedroom AC
  • Curtains are dated and barely cover the window.
  • Massive bathroom bin
  • This is the cocoon living in the curtains
  • Living room fan in lieu of AC
jeffreysB5807MR, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are 6 rooms facing out over the bay and worth the small extra cost.”
graemem314, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Views are beautiful from the rooms facing the ocean.”
939ashb, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We really liked the top floor with the best view and furthest away from the street.”
tomsE9577SF, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room Eight is the best ,if just for two...”
449philp, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
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