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Breakwater Motel

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#1 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

What accomodation should be. Great price. Great managagement who know where to eat, what trips are best and local knowlege. The view from the second floor was simply perfect. Dont be put off by it being close to the road. The sound proofing was great. Also a real balcony you could sit on with massive sliding doors to keep the...

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi David B What an amazing review, thank you so much for your lovely comments of your room, rate and our outdoor spa pool. We are delighted you had such a wonderful stay with us and we hope to see you again. Kind Regards Lyn

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Booked for 2 nights liked it that much stayed another night. Lovely clean apartment with beautiful views, in walking distance to Shops,restaurants & marine. Ver helpful staff. Would highly recommend staying here.

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Melissa M Sincere thanks for your feedback and recommendation. Kind Regards Lyn

Northern Territory, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights as a family of 5! So impressed. Beautiful setting, beautiful and friendly hosts, super clean and comfortable 1 bedroom apartment with more than enough space for our family. Would of liked to stay longer. Definitely be back.

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Nikki C Such a lovely review, thank you so much for sharing your experience at our motel. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back. Kind Regards Lyn

Almaty, Kazakhstan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were amazing with my wife the perfect location of this motel - very beauty spot, only few meters from ocean, near scenic cliff and that time very close to the pier, to the long and splendid beach, to the restaurants and souvenir shops. I believe that we were at one of the best place in Paihia. Ken and Lyn...

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi samay2017 Thank you so much for your fabulous review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hopefully one day you can visit us again. Kind Regards Lyn

Reviewed 1 week ago

The motel is perfectly located and in walking distance to the restaurants, the pier or the supermarket. We are a Famiglia of five and the rooms were perfect offering more than enough space and everything you need to spend several days to enjoy the area.

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Thomas G Thank you for taking the time to share your experience as a family of 5 at our motel. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Lyn

Tutukaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a late pick for the Minister of War and our friends from OZ, and we were pleasantly surprised by the room fit-outs and overall cleanliness. Our hosts were also congenial and the rates were more than acceptable. I would suggest the front suites to take in the view and while you are at it walk around the corner...

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Tulawaka Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and delighted you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Lyn

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had rung several weeks in advance of our holiday to request a room with a view and were absolutely delighted with the result. Sitting on the small balcony in the sun enjoying the views of wonderful sunrises, peaceful ocean water and entertaining boating activity while enjoying coffee was a real holiday way to start our day. The bonus of...

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi 123normab Thank you so much for your glowing review and of course we love your comment "the icing on the cake of your Northland holiday"! Kind Regards Lyn

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very clean, tidy and had the view as expected. The shower was better sized than most with good water pressure (not always the case we've found). Kitchen area was very good and a supply of milk was most welcome. Recommended place to stay.

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi SilverLink2509 We are thrilled to hear that you had such a lovely visit with us and thank you for the recommendation. Kind Regards Lyn

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Motel is very clean & modern, within very close walking to the shops & restaurants. Perfect Location, with outdoor area to enjoy the view. Very friendly people. Overall, a great experience. We will definitely be back.

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Theresa F Thank you so much for your glowing review and delighted to know that you had a great time! We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind Regards Lyn

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is a very peaceful and warm place right on the waterfront, close to all the shops and main centre. We found it very cosy, with reasonable sized rooms, and i believe all rooms have a heat pump in them which is great when visiting off season. Off season this place can be really good value for what you...

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OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater Motel, responded to this review

Hi Neil2847 Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent stay with us. We appreciate your compliments on our facilities (yes there are heatpumps/aircons in every suite) and location of our motel. We hope to welcome you back one day. Kind Regards Lyn

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury Waterfront Accommodation on Central Paihia Waterfront that is only a three minute flat walk to cafes, restaurants, shops and Paihia Wharf where tours depart from.Spectacular interrupted ocean views from Waterfront Suites, partial sea views from Seaview Suites. Sky Guest Select 70 channels - Free WiFi.Paihia is the perfect base to explore the Bay of Islands and up to Cape Reinga. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Breakwater Motel

Address: 1 Bayview Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: RM389 - RM515 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Breakwater Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Breakwater Motel Paihia, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#1 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#3 Business Hotel in Paihia
#5 Family Hotel in Paihia
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“Front suites”
Tulawaka, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“Room with a view”
574theresaf, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Beachfront gives you a beautiful outlook over the bay”
AITKENFAMILY2014, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Worth going for the waterfront suites, if having a longer stay.”
welshtraveller2017, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one with a balcony and sea view.”
Charthouse25, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
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