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Cook's Lookout Motel

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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“norm shelagh”(52 reviews)
“new zealand”(98 reviews)
“short drive”(58 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsnorm shelaghnew zealandshort drivewarm poolamazing viewspeaceful locationwatching the sunriseharuru fallsgreat hostsglass of wineplaces to visitthree nightspaihia towntwo bedroom unita great place to staylocal areaoverlooking the bay
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our Whanau enjoyed a peaceful, quiet overnight stay at the Cook's Lookout Motel. No traffic noise or hustle and bustle of the township, just peace and tranquility. Our host Norm Castle was welcoming and informative. He's a storyteller with a great sense of humour and...More

Thank trudz009
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Terrific view from the living-room and bedroom ! Large balcony for romantic or family meals and cocktails. Free internet ! Super cosy rooms, electric blanket for the winder visits, fully equipped kitchen. Only minutes from supermarket, town and historical grounds.

Thank Marcvvdw
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We were so delighted with Cook's Lookout that we extended our stay from three to six days. We had travelled New Zealand and Australia for the previous two months and immediately knew that Paihia and Cook's Lookout was the ideal location to chill out. The...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed an awesome stay with my small dog at Cooks Lookout Motel. Shelagh and Norm are wonderful hosts and the views from this motel are simply stunning. Quiet, clean, spacious units are very well equipped. I loved the location. I will definitely be back...More

Thank mclaughlinelizabeth0
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I travel all over the world and there are only a few features in a hotel that I consider essential: a comfortable bed and pillows, good shower pressure, temperature, and drainage, and cleanliness. If there is a good view, that’s a bonus. The Cook’s Lookout...More

Thank Paolo D
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$82 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Paihia
#1 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$82 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Paihia
#1 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (192)
Pool & Beach (17)
Dining (10)
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VPMarketing
16 August 2016|
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Response from Mia W | Reviewed this property |
i am not sure, i got the bus there, and Norm picked us up from the wharf. Email the hotel, they are very helpful!
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cforchuck
5 January 2015|
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Response from Wendsgeo | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is free wifi, coupons are given with passwords, and you can get as many coupons as you need!
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Room Tips
"The further up the hill the better the view but they all seemed to be good that way."
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"the overhead studio, on the top of the property offers a great view with 4 large windows"
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"I can't imagine there would be a bad room"
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"Get an ocean view room"
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