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Qualmarked 4 star. In the heart of Paihia 5 minutes flat walking from waterfront,shops. Wide range of accommodation from Small Queen Studio(Basic Facilities),King Studios,King Studio Spa, One Bedroom(sleeps 3-4),Two bedroom(sleeps 4) and Large Family units(Sleeps 2-7 people)with Spa Bath and BBQ. Kitchens, Sky TV 50+ channels. Free WiFi, Shared Guest Laundry. Knowledgeable Kiwi operators to help you with tours in the Bay of Islands and throughout New Zealand. Special packages arranged. BBQ also available. Optical Fiber Wifi System. Great Discounts for Tours.
All reviews great location room was clean leave the car awesome stay family room close to town hot water within walking distance the kitchen great room great place to stay short stay night stay cooking facilities quiet location boat trip stayed nights
We found our room to be spotlessly clean and the beds very comfortable. We had a spa bath that I couldn't get into because of sore back/leg but the owner Greg gave me the keys to another unit for the night so I could shower.Nothing...More
This Motel is close enough to the wharf area for trips around the Bay but far enough away from the hub to be peaceful. Owner and staff are very helpful and friendly; arranged our next Motel and our trip to Ninety Mile Beach etc. Well...More
Badly in need of renovations, very dated and in desperate need of some TLC. A bit of a 1970's time warp.
Kitchen and bathroom small and very very basic.
Not sure how they qualify as a 4* would only be a 3* in my opinion...More
Date of stay: January 2011
Response from Alure, Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 28 January 2011
We Booked these Guests in over the High Season Rate of $220 for a One Bedroom Fully Self Contained Room in Paihia over the Xmas New Year period this tariff is Mid Range in Paihia for this time of season for a 4 star property....More
Stayed at Dolphin Motel opposite wharf in centre of town the room we stayed in is called the snapper room nicely furnished. The owner is a Bob Hosking look a like so when you vist say Gidday Bob and his Real name is Greg will...More
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