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Breakwater Motel

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Taylors Lakes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice & clean & a spacious room, it had all the amenities you need. Really close walk to the centre of town & all the bars & restaurants. The laundry facilities are a bonus. Would definitely stay again.

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Thank Lisabeth C
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

A great location and beautifully run motel. The rooms are wonderful and are equipped with everything we needed. we had an amazing view! Be sure to try out the Thai and Indian restaurant a stone's throw away!

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Thank Sarena K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived to find a well appointed room with separate bedroom. Gorgeous view of the sea and within easy walking distance of the ferry and shops. The owners were lovely and very helpful. The room cost was a little bit expensive, but still reasonable considering the unit was of a high quality and it's a very popular holiday destination.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, spacious room with comfortable bed, full kitchen and barbecue. The people who run it are really nice - Lynn asked if I was doing any tours and phoned the tour operator for me to confirm the pickup time.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in a one bedroom facing the water, very pretty. However, the road noise, as it is in fact a major arterial to the north, was loud even with all doors to the balcony closed. It did obviously lessen at night. One little annoyance was an external light outside the bedroom stays on all through the night for "security...

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Thank Noel W
Auckland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a sea view unit for 3 nights for our family of four. The location is great, a very short walk to the pier and restaurants. Our unit (no5) was fabulous with both rooms having breathtaking views. The unit was modern, fresh, comfortable, spotlessly clean and well equipped. I would happily stay again and no doubt will. It is...

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OK we had the best room (8) on the second floor corner with lounge views of the bay and the pier and bedroom view of the bay across to Russell. The pictures show the view you will wake up to. The family run hotel is very friendly and we were touched to be given a box of chocolates on Christmas...

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Verdi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding hotel on the edge of town in Paihia, close to ferry, shopping and restaurants yet in a relatively quiet and lovely setting with gardens just outside the sliding glass doors overlooking the Bay. We enjoyed the stylish, modern and very clean furnishings; the kitchen and bath were well-designed and attractive. Our hosts assisted with activities and we very much...

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Room 15, which was very clean and quiet. The view was hard to handle. The room consisted of a bedroom, bathroom and small kitchen, dining and living area. There was a balcony you could sit out on. The motel was easy walking distance to shops and ferry terminal. The managers gave some good suggestions on ferry trips...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to stay to see the Bay of Islands, the wharf that the various cruises and ferries leave from is just across the road and the friendly staff can arrange the booking for you if, as we did, you arrive after the main office for the cruises has closed. The hotel is modern and new, with...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury Waterfront Accommodation on Central Paihia Waterfront that is only a three minute flat walk to cafes, restaurants, shops and Paihia Wharf where tours depart from.Spectacular interrupted ocean views from Waterfront Suites, partial sea views from Seaview Suites. Sky Guest Select 70 channels - Free WiFi.Paihia is the perfect base to explore the Bay of Islands and up to Cape Reinga. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Breakwater Motel

Address: 1 Bayview Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: €124 - €231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Breakwater Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Breakwater Motel Paihia, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#1 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#3 Business Hotel in Paihia
#5 Family Hotel in Paihia
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