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    Dolphin Motel

    69 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent50%
    • Very good38%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “great location” (38 reviews)
    “room was clean” (14 reviews)
    “short walk” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
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    Kitchenette
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    Breakfast included
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    21 - 25 of 344 reviews

    Reviewed 5 April 2017

    Had a great night, this room was a big size the spa bath was cool we enjoyed our stay very much and good price to... Would stay here again at the motel close to town to so you just need to walk out your door...More

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    Response from emmz2015, Front Office Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 6 April 2017

    thank you for your feedback glad you enjoyed your stay. Best regards Margaret duty manager

    Reviewed 3 April 2017

    Very comfortable room even though bathroom door was very difficult to open"Staff very good dealing with this problem.Location very good and being off the main road was very quiet The 2 bed apartment was a good size for 4 guests

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    Reviewed 31 March 2017

    Very good clean and help full staff good location and well priced for the popular location ,plenty of cafes shops and plenty to do loverly clean beaches in a wonderful part of New Zealand on the east coast

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    Response from emmz2015, Front Office Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 3 April 2017

    We thank you for your comments so glad you enjoyed Paihia.

    Reviewed 25 March 2017

    very friendly, helpful staff,quite position, walking distance to shops and ferry, as I do not have or want a mobile phone hubby would call in the evenings, there was no one there to answer to put those calls through

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    Reviewed 23 March 2017

    We were most unhappy with our room dirty ,tired, it was not wright that there was no sink to wash dishes in only a wash hand basin right by the toilet , so we went down town and brought throwaway plates and cutlery .The tv...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$54 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #6 Family Hotel in Paihia
    • #9 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Northland Region >
    • Bay of Islands >
    • Paihia
    • Also Known As
    • Dolphin Motel Paihia, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
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    Questions & Answers
    Stephanie D
    31 December 2016|
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    Response from emz1921 | Property representative |
    Hi yes we have the family room available for the 24th january it will cost $250 per night.
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    Sarthak C
    20 December 2016|
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    Response from emz1921 | Property representative |
    Hi You can not see the sea from any of our rooms and we also do not have a swimming pool sorry
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    Dragonfly4035
    11 September 2016|
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    Response from springfield9 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
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    Room Tips
    "depends on what you wish for.I sooner have ground levels and no stairs fo a little mroe Noise!"
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    "During the winter season, from June to September consider that could be cold even the room ara equipped by a..."
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    "Quiet and light"
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    "Had everything we needed"
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