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Admiral's View Lodge & Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room we stayed in had an ocean view along with a small kitchen, Very impressed with the service and it was lovely and private- We will stay here again and its only a 5-10 min walk from all the good cafes in Paihia.

Thank MelissaBou16
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights in an upstairs room. Had lovely views across the town of Paihia and the water. Very close walk to the main shops and waterfront. Owners were both exceptional, very friendly and full of advice. Huge perk was unlimited WiFi. Would definitely stay here again!

Thank boourns23
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed two nights in downstairs apartment opening onto a lovely veranda surrounded by beautiful green grass and grounds. The room was very comfortable and clean and very good value for the price. The laundry facilities was great to. The owners were very friendly and obliging. Sadly they were booked out for the extra day we wanted to stay but went...

Thank Jenni6
PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and recommendation. We are glad you enjoyed our garden rooms, they are great value rooms!

Battle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic welcome from the owner and friendly staff. A nice clean, well equipped studio in a good location just a short stroll to the wonderful beach and town centre. Very good for self catering although there are plenty of places to eat and drink close by.

Thank ColinO11
PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely and informative review. It was a pleasure having you to stay.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights here and would willingly have spent longer. We loved it. It was well positioned within walking distance of the wharf and shops but still quiet. The views from our balcony were pleasant but not awesome. The room was spotlessly clean and well equipped. The owner was friendly and helped us to make the most of our...

Thank Mocampion
PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we love our quiet spot on the hill too. Just far enough away to be peaceful but close enough to get amongst it if you desire.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I was delighted to stay here, firstly it was nice and quiet just far enough off the main roads not to have the constant car traffic. It was till close enough to walk into the main area of town about 7 mins easy walk. The rooms were big and roomy. A little old fashioned but clean and tidy. I would...

Thank Pam P
PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, sadly fashion has moved on since the rooms were built in 2002. We are working at upgrading the rooms to be more modern, but we love some of our retro items too!

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Had 3 nights, in a cheaper room but we thought it the best, seperate from others in the annexe, private garden area, very friendly staff, great stay. Good kitchen for basics, nice view, walking distance to resturants but not so close as to be noisy

Thank Jenine K
PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we are glad you enjoyed your stay in our garden rooms.

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed in a studio room on the upper floor, very large comfortable and clean. Big shower no waiting for hot water and a 2 basin vanity. Plenty of storage in the bathroom. Comfy bed. Good wifi. Balcony with nice view. The only niggle for me was the fridge made a noise when it turned off but most hotel/motel fridges do...

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PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Great review, thank you for taking the time to write and provide so much detail! We really appreciate you passing on your experience.

St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

A great apartment, 2 mins from the beach. We were on the first floor. Spacious rooms. Modern. Clean. Well appointed. Comfy beds. Tea/coffee/milk supplied. The (access walkway) balcony faces the afternoon sun and you can see the sea (if you stand up). Nice chairs to sit outside in the evening.

Thank stuartbeesley
PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Stuart for you lovely review, it was a pleasure having you to stay.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had one night here only ... huge room with all you could need and very friendly and helpful hosts.... good location a little on the edge of town but near some bars and restaurants so nice and quiet.... recommended and Pahia is great too

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Thank 1953nigel
PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Friendly 4+star self-contained and serviced motel in a central location. Relax and enjoy the view to the sea from the sunny balcony or patio of most units. Admirals View Lodge is well located for walking to all your Paihia activities and attractions - plus tours pick up daily from the motel. We are close to the Paihia beach (only 1 block, 250m) but benefit from a peaceful location away from Paihia's main road. Let us help you plan your trip to see the Bay of Islands and the famous Hole in the Rock. Take a bus on an exciting journey to Cape Reinga or enjoy the thrill of swimming with dolphins. Enjoy a ferry ride to Romantic Russell or soak up the history at Waitangi Treaty Grounds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Admiral's View Lodge & Motel

Address: 2 Macmurray Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: €46 - €107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Admiral's View Lodge & Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Admirals View Hotel
Admiral's View Lodge & Motel Paihia, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#3 Best Value Hotel in Paihia
#5 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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“all rooms would be fine”
1953nigel, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Quiet location”
MIkeSuzie, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Good view of the bay (if on second floor)”
gibertr2017, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose one of the balcony rooms for a lovely view over the Bay”
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“I think the upper floor gives the best views.”
dormiegal, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
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