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We have to write a review of this wonderful motel after having such a great time at this great motel. We originally planned to stay there 2 nights, but as we had such a great time, we extended our stay to 4 nights. The owner...More
We have never received such bad service! When we called to inquire about rates, we explained that we were travelling with two grandma's and two teenagers ages 13 and 15. We explained that we needed beds for four of us and were willing to bring...More
Response from rikki2000, Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 15 December 2014
There was a change of management as of April 2011.
We intended on staying in the Yellow Tail room one night, and ended up staying for 5! Great management, clean rooms, and a perfect location to do all the great things bay of islands has to offer. We highly recommend it to anyone visiting this...More
We intended to stay in Paihia for a couple of nights but ended up extending our stay mainly due to the great hospitality and service we received at Dolphin Motel. When we first arrived, Greg (owner) was in reception and made us feel very welcome...More
upstairs studio unit,nicely furnished and clean.the room got stuffy as there is only one small window at the back of the unit.everything was fine until the adjoining unit used their shower and then the sound of the water going through the pipework was deafening.
Response from dolphinmotelpaihia, Owner at Dolphin MotelResponded 26 July 2010
This review was written in 2007, since this time we have replaced some appliances that we found were causing issues such as the one above.
Since these replacements were made, the noises heard are not a problem any more.