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Bounty Motel

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

stayed here 2 nights -a very warm welcome and check in from Paul-what a treasure and asset to the motel.Our room was spotless,well equipped for self catering.Towels and bedding was very good quality.The motel is well placed for the sea front,shops,and Whaitanga treaty grounds.Paul gave us sound advise and we spent several hours at the treaty grounds and then a...

Thank malcTorbay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paul Rowland,Manager Bounty Motel Paihia needs to be commended on a great operation. Central location close to shops and ferry wharf, panoramic views of the beach and ocean, spacious clean suites with a balcony to take in the sunrise snd sunset, housekeeping on top if things with pristine bed and bath linen,amenities in the room for coffee tea, kettle,toaster, and...

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BountyMotel, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the amazing review and comments,much appreciated.I am glad you found the accommodation and property to your liking.It was a pleasure to have you stay. Yes its part of kiwi hospitality that I am pleased made your stay pleasant. Paul

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This motel is in a great location to the town about a 2/3 minute walk! The wifi was brilliant. The receptionist was pleasant. I saw an advertisement for free continental breakfast on here but I didn't get one and wasn't told about it. I would stay here again

Thank Nicnac23
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A moderately priced motel that offers most of the facilities needed for a good holiday. Our one bedroom unit suited us and allowed us to be independent and do some cooking. Close to the shops and within easy walking distance of many tourist attractions.

Thank Tom O
BountyMotel, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Tom for your comments.It was a pleasure to have you stay. Yes indeed the property is very central and no need to take a car anywhere. All the best Paul

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The only reason this is not 5* is the loud creaking the building does as it moves in heat and cold, this WILL wake you up. We were warned on check in though. Otherwise, for the price we paid never has there been a more spacious, airy, well located (very few steps from beach making it quieter than beach front...

Thank aceadrian
BountyMotel, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review.Yes with the heat and high winds we have had recently and with our unique contruction it sometimes happens to creak.Being of a Lockwood design.However it can stand up in any weather conditions and earthquakes.Unlike concrete contructions.Yes we are keep a high cleanliness standard and very close to beach and easy walk to shops.No need to take...

SW England
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights. Although the building dates back to the 1970s, the rooms are well presented and the staff are friendly and helpful. The kitchen units and bathroom are now showing their age and could do with updating, but they are kept clean,

Thank Paul U
BountyMotel, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review.Our front units have all been renovated recently.The budget family units which you stayed in will be up graded in the next few months.However to keep prices down they are designed to appeal to people wanting a reasonably priced unit on a budget!! However we have excellent housekeeping staff that do a very good job in...

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived early due to coming a night early but not being able to book into the bounty, we stayed at another hotel the first night for the same rate which had air conditioning. We asked if we could leave our luggage but were told it wasn't possible. We asked if we could have a sea view due to being...

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BountyMotel, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments.Yes I recall your booking.You keep saying you wanted a seaview front unit but this was never indicated on your original requests (limited units have seaviews,or and offer garden and bush views. We have been running very full so could not accommodate with the request.As you indicated our wifi is free and unlimited unlike the hotel I...

Bellingen, Australia
Reviewed 13 February 2017

the Bounty is a quiet place 1 street back from the bay, they gave us a great discount on the bay cruise. Washing and drying clothes was cheap. The room was neat. clean and tidy.Being 1 street back from the bay it was quiet and had easy access to to shops and restaurants. Also it was close to a large...

Thank wiz60
BountyMotel, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and glad you were happy with your stay. All the best Paul

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Tonight is my last of 5night's staying here at the Bounty. It's been great with everything that I've needed. The friendly housekeeper makes my bed and washes my dishes!! I feel safe and LOVE the location. Clean rooms and helpful staff. Thanks Bounty Motel

Thank G2017S
BountyMotel, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

Appreciate your comments and rating.Yes we have great housekeepers and they provide in giving the best service and standard of cleanliness is very good.Yes our location is great and within easy walking distance to everything. Paul

toronto canada
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I stayed at the bounty motel for 3 nights. I can not say enough great things about Paul who,is the manager at the motel. To cut a long story short I was travelling,on my own and there was an issue with my car rental and Paul was there every step,of the way trying to,help me to deal with the rental...

Thank finchleydawg
BountyMotel, Manager at Bounty Motel, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to help and appreciate your kind comments. Yes it was a difficult situation and I was more concerned about you having a good time without spoiling your tours while in the Bay and Cape Reinga. Glad everything worked out. Best regards Paul

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bounty is a Kiwi owned and operated property, located in a quiet suburb approx 100 meters from the Paihia Beach, shops and restaurants. It is a 3 minute walk to the wharf for dolphin watching, fishing trips, sightseeing and ferry to Russell. Tours to 90 mile beach and Cape Reinga pick you up at the motel entrance.We have a conference area for small groups up to 60 with catering facilities and kitchen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bounty Motel

Address: 42 Selwyn Rd | PO Box 170, Paihia 0200, New Zealand (Formerly Paihia Central Motel)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: RM296 - RM703 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bounty Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Bounty Hotel Paihia
Bounty Motel Paihia, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Paihia
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#19 Family Hotel in Paihia
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“It is two stories so if you need ground floor ask the question.”
 of 5 bubbles 158tomo, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 22 is ground floor and at the attractive front of the property.”
 of 5 bubbles Pepster56, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 27 has a view.”
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 of 5 bubbles penhen33, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“From motel 23 we looked out to stairs both front and back leading to upstairs so not the most private and made unit dark.”
 of 5 bubbles marief74, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I assume higher units have views. No view in our studio at ground level, but very quiet with easy access to vehicle.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnandKayleneB, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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