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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2011

We stayed at this motel for two nights in November. Sherrin our host made us feel welcome on arrival after our long drive from Auckland. The studio unit was ideal for us, spacious and well equipped with everthing you could reasonably need for a short vacation. Kevin was very helpful with details about the area, phone cards etc. The motel...

2Thank Foxmeister33
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 December 2011

We reached the motel quite late near to 5 pm after a long drive from Rotorau. Kevin was already expecting us when we arrived and he graciously gave us a free upgrade to a 1 bedroom unit instead of the studio unit for my wife and I and our 2 boys. He told our boys they could borrow Dvds from...

1Thank TJX05
Reviewed 21 November 2011

Paihia has plenty of accommodation to choose from and you need to decide what your requirements are. We didn't want to stay right in central Paihia, as we had heard it could be hectic by day and noisy at night - but we wanted to be within walking distance of the ferry terminal and restaurants. We didn't need a pool...

1Thank pgwill
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 October 2011

Very luxurious room, very spacious and immaculate, with a giant super king bed! Kitchen and bathroom both very modern and well equipped. We had a very comfortable stay, a home away from home. Kevin and Sherrin were very helpful, and filled us in on all the attractions in the area. We will definately come back, see you in summer!!!

Thank sam k
Reviewed 1 September 2011

My wife and I stayed in the upstairs one bedroom unit for 4 nights hosts Kevin and his wife provided excellent service to all our needs though quiet time of the year we enjoyed our stay and though a little way out of Paihia found the walk no problem. We will return.

Thank VicAustralia
BOIGateway, Owner at Bay of Islands Gateway Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review on trip advisor,We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope the rest of your trip went well,and not too cold for you?. Its people like you that make being in hospitality all worth while, and we hope to see you again on your return visit,Take care and ,Thank you for the...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 May 2011

Dont get me wrong we enjoyed our night at this motel - it had everything we needed - spacious rooms, self contained and well equipped kitchen, spacious bathroom (although a exhaust fan would have been helpful) and located within walking distance to the supermarket. The location was (by my girly sense of direction) at the northen end of Paihia, a...

1Thank Shesalwaysright
BOIGateway, Owner at Bay of Islands Gateway Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope the rest of your holiday went well, and hope you return some day to the Bay of Islands in the near future ,As a response to the the exhaust fan, All our units are fitted with bathroom...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 April 2011

We stayed 6 nights in a studio room It was so good.Hosts Sherrin & Kevin very helpful We had a great time This motel has air conditioning but check as you travel thru N.Z as not all accommodation has air con Carole & Bob Melbourne

Thank harrietalvina
BOIGateway, Owner at Bay of Islands Gateway Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review , we hope you had a great holiday in N.Z and hope you can return some time soon, pleased to hear you got home safe and thank you again Regards Kevin &Sherrin

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2011

The motel is clean and modern situated not far from restaurants and shops,the service from the hosts was first class. This was truly value for money. Will be back to Paihia soon and will stay at the Gateway again.

Thank bertie_boy56
BOIGateway, Owner at Bay of Islands Gateway Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your reveiw,and we hope you remember your holiday for a long time to come, and hope to see you return in the future,Thank you for choosing the Gateway Motel. Regards Kevin&Sherrin

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 February 2011

So close to the waters edge....the scenery is unforgettable....access to shops, etc, footpaths, great. Spacious rooms and always immaculately cleaned.....for people with a disability, this motel is suitable. The spa is really nice and you can use kayaks to carry to the ocean - lots of fun with your children. A five minute walk from the motel is the most...

Thank magicwoman67
BOIGateway, Owner at Bay of Islands Gateway Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review, and thats great that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you again on your next O E. Rregards Kevin

Reviewed 12 February 2011

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Gateway for 2 nights and it was in a good location, a short drive or steady walk to the centre of Paihia where all the shops and the marina are. Here is where all the restuarants and shops were, as well as tourist info centre and ferry dock to go to Russell. It...

1Thank CJGallagher
BOIGateway, Owner at Bay of Islands Gateway Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for The Good Review ,we are pleased that you had a great holiday and got home safe.We now have kayak trolleys, to make it easyer on your next trip . thank you again Regards Kevin

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A newly renovated motel located at the northern entrance to Paihia. 50 meters from a lovely swimming beach. All units self contained and air conditioned. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay of Islands Gateway Motel

Address: 2 Puketona Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: €95 - €135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bay of Islands Gateway Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Bay Of Islands Gateway Hotel Paihia
Bay Of Islands Gateway Motel Paihia, New Zealand
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#14 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#14 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
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“Room 5 has 2 single beds & double, very spacious for a family.”
 of 5 bubbles Jess_Adam2021, 20 Dec 2015 | Read review
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