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Dolphin Motel

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#13 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
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Auckland
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Great cheap accomodation, even let us park the car in their parking the entire day while we took a tour up to cape reinga ! Would recommend to others or stay again in the future. The only problem was that the neighbours left their outdoor light on the entire night, giving the illusion of daylight at 3am in the morning...

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emz1921, Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

Glad you had a great stay sorry the neighbour left their light on but really out of my control. See you again ring direct for specials 09 4028170

Kaitaia
Reviewed 21 June 2016

The lady at the desk was very friendly and helpful! Great place to stay, nice and close to town. Would recommend for a night away. Room was a bit small but perfect for one night. Great price for very happy

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Happy to help thanks for your comments

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 June 2016

very good stayed back late to let me in was very helpful showed me where to find the nearest super market and COFFEE shop- the shower was superb super helpful in morning bill was made up and ready helped me find keys too

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Yes lots of people love our showers happy to help you glad you enjoyed your stay, hope to see you again ring direct for specials on 09 4028170

Auckland - Waitakere City
Reviewed 10 June 2016

The room didn't have electric blanket. Was very wet and smelly. The spa wasn't working well. Air conditioning was very noisy at night. But tge staff were really friendly. The room was clean tidy.the tv screen were low quality.

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emmz2015, Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

The rooms aren't advertised to have electric blankets. The room does get wet if you don't open any windows as the condensation from the spa makes the room feel very wet however there is a heat pump and a dehumidifier in the room to help with this problem. As for the tv screen that's a bit picky I feel as...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I stayed in the newer part of the motel. It was so clean and comfy. They also let me leave the car there for the whole day while we went and enjoyed Paihia. I really enjoyed my time. And will absolutely stay again.

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Hi glad to hear you enjoyed staying in our new rooms look forward to your next stay ring direct for special rates 09 4028170

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We stayed in the new built section. The room is spacious with oil Heater in the living room. It's cozy and feel really homely. The hot shower is nice~ And the Paihia Baptist Chuch is just 1 minute walk from the motel. Very convenient.

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emmz2015, Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

happy to have you stay again, glad you were satisfied with everything

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I had a wonderful stay here. We stayed here for 3 nites. The room was clean, the kitchen was useful with fully supplied utensils. The even hv a mini dishwasher. There's countdown nearby . It's just superb.

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Great to hear you enjoyed the say and found the facilities to your satisfaction we aim to please. Hope you stay with us again ring direct for great deals. 09 4028170

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I spent only one night in Paiha with my partner and it was great, the Dolphins motel is nice, cleans with a perfect location, free wifi, and car park. The stuff is efficient and friendly. I would recommend this to everyone. Recommended

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Aim to please happy to hear you enjoyed your stay welcome anytime

Phetchaburi
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Comfy room and kitchen facilities. Guest laundry and drier most useful. Friendly, helpful staff. Located in main street where lots of restaurants, supermarket and shops. Chinese cafe with buffet (including fresh oysters) great value.

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Happy to hear you enjoyed our motel maybe we will see you again if so book direct for special deals

Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Stayed only the one night .....the unit had everything we needed nice big bathroom , rooms were spotless & decor modern , staff very polite .We were only a short walk ( even shorter by car) to the supermarekts, shops, restaurants and ferry. Would definatly stay again.

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everyone loves surprises glad you liked yours look forward to seeing you again ring direct for special deals

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 19 channels. Free WiFi with 2GB, Laundry. Knowledgeable Kiwi operators to help you with tours in the Bay of Islands and throughout New Zealand. Special packages arranged.BBQ also available.New Fast Wifi System.Great Discounts for Tours. ... more   less 

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Address: 69 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: €100 - €145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dolphin Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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Dolphin Motel Paihia, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
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#6 Family Hotel in Paihia
#9 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#14 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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“room is very clean”
 of 5 bubbles 483dianez, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“When they say the rooms are suitable for 4, they mean it. So don't expect to accommodate 5 unless you are okay with sleeping on the Couch.”
 of 5 bubbles nitinnz, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Second floor rooms would be a bit quieter and more private, as there can be quite a few people walking around outside.”
 of 5 bubbles 744rosss, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Close proximity to shops and the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Kiwiboy146, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Depending on weather, warm layers or fans maybe needed. Laundry on site, coin operated($2 coins), small fridge/microwave/dishes provided.”
 of 5 bubbles LenoreDMorte, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
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