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Admiral's View Lodge & Motel

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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Great hotel, clean, tidy and spacious rooms! Great views from the spa room and awesome friendly hosts! We loved our stay 😊 highly recommend this motel for your next paihia stay! Nice and easy walk to all the restaurants and beaches. 5 stars😊

Thank amyhF3536JS
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Stayed in the downstairs two-bedroom room. Excellent value for money in winter - not sure what the summer rates are but at $125 per night this was a bargain in June in Paihia. Room very well appointed, full Sky TV (except movie channels), double sinks in bathroom and excellent soundproofing. Hostel nearby loudly celebrating rugby win in street - we...

Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We stayed here for 2 brilliant nights. We arrived a couple of hours early ahead of check in but were told this was no problem and could get the room straight away! Then we found out we had been upgraded (bonus!). We had such a lovely warm greeting from Craig who gave us a quick lowdown on the surrounding area,...

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 15 May 2016

The place is excellent... Nice quite location, well furnished 2 bedroom apartment in a quiet little town. The rooms were clean, spacious, well equipped (with a smart TV). Free wifi was the fast. Could borrow the bikes to move around town. The hosts were very helpful and friendly.

Thank 5Patel
PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your wonderful review.

Reviewed 14 May 2016

The 6 of us got a 2 bedroom unit and a studio room. The rooms were clean, spacious and well-equipped. Very close to the town centre. Hosts were friendly and helpful too. We totally enjoyed it and would highly recommend Admiral Lodge :)

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

Thank you for recommending Admiral's View Lodge and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay. The ground floor studio and the two bedroom units are side by side and are perfect for a larger party travelling together.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Admiral's View for 2 nights and would stay again if I'm back in Paihia. Spacious, clean studio room with a sea view. Free wifi and Sky TV. Great in room facilities, including a microwave and fridge, it's in a quiet location (just a 10 minute walk from the centre of Paihia) and has very friendly staff. Highly...

Thank LondonLaura84
PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, our staff love to hear appreciation of their work. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

North Shore City, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We chose Admiral's as it was recommended by a friend, we was not disappointed. We stayed in room 11 and was a two bedroom unit. The room was very clean and modern, and they offered free wifi, it wasn't the quickest wifi but it was free!! The room had sky TV installed, it had most channels but the movies (not...

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

Thank you very much for your review and for your friend's recommendation. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We found staying at Admiral's View very pleasant. It was spotlessly clean, had a lovely big room with small kitchen area and spacious bathroom. There is a shared balacony with a couple of chairs on too. Beware of toasting your bread too much, we managed to set the fire alarm off despite us reading the little sign warning people that...

Thank Joops07
PennyDB, General Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, our staff work very hard and they love to hear that their work is appreciated. We have identified a couple of rooms with "over" sensitive fire alarms and we will be replacing them during the winter, sensors like so much else these days do not last forever.

Coromandel, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Very helpful and friendly owners, had a good yarn and told us the places to go for dinner, etc. Nice room with plenty of space. nice bathroom and kitchen area. Small TV. Not much left when we went to book this holiday so overall we were happy with the quality of this place. We heard people thumping around upstairs above...

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

Thank you very much for your lovely review. Our garden rooms are great but they do have their downsides. We are working this winter on upgrading some of their features such as the TV to a larger version. Unfortunately these rooms are under our residence and you do get some noise transference, while we try to minimise this our pre-schooler...

Seattle, WA
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My husband I stayed there for 3 days in late February. It's a couple blocks from the beach and several flat blocks to town, but what a delight. Fully equipped small kitchen, even with a French Press coffeemaker and coffee for it. Very cheerful decor, lots of blues, and spick and span everywhere. Fairly spacious to boot, with up-to-date TV...

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

Thank you for your lovely and very informative review. We have tried very hard to create a relaxed beach feel to our rooms and it is nice to know we have achieved that feel. Unfortunately Paihia beach has not been it's usual beautiful self this year, we have experienced unusual easterly weather patterns which brought heavy rains to the hills...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • 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)
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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: €57 - €121 (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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Admiral's View Lodge & Motel Paihia, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#3 Best Value Hotel in Paihia
#3 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
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“all rooms would be fine”
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