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Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel

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Duncraig, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 6 nights the owners were great gave us lots of local knowledge best places to eat and places to visit. Our room was great, towels changed everyday and nothing was a bother if we needed anything. Location to town, ferries ⛴ and buses 🚌.

Thank Izyrich
Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Hi Izyrich, thank you for your lovely review. We love to think that our special guests have had a good time in Paihia and at our place. There are loads of things to do in our lovely area and I know that you took advantage of the time you spent here. It would be lovely to have you back to...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned home from 5 nights in this very comfortable lodge,we had a two bed roomed unit which was very roomy,wanting a good place to bring our visitor from Australia,more than pleased with all the facilities,comfortable beds ,well set up kitchen ,and sitting area. Good balcony with good views of the harbour, Thank you Maureen and Phil for your warm...

Thank Kiwis2NthShoreAuck
Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing your lovely review Kiwis2. I am pleased you had a nice stay with us. I hope all was well with you when you returned home. It would be great to have you stay with us again if you come back to Paihia. Regards Maureen and Phil

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is now my third occasion in 3 years that I have stayed here and never been disappointed. Typical NZ motel with lots of space in room good bathroom and well equipped kitchen area. Very friendly and helpful hosts who are prepared to make bookings for trips for you i.e. 90mile beach trip etc. Ideal location just off main sea...

Thank Steven A
Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Hi Stephen A. Thank you for your lovely review. It is nice to think that you enjoyed your stay and that you keep wanting to come back to stay with us. We enjoy having you here and look forward to your next visit. Regards Maureen and Phil.

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights with our little baby girl. It was by far the best place during our whole trip. Very clean and highly comfortable, large rooms and excellent beds what you rather know from business trips. they even had a baby chair and baby cot. The whole staff is absolutely friendly. Would always come back.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was just wonderful!! The owners are hands on, and no request goes unheeded. The rooms were spacious and quiet, and had an ocean view, and there is underneath parking. They have laundry facilities as well, and the location is ideal -- you're off the strip, so lose the noise, but it's within walking distance of EVERYTHING....we only moved...

Thank waikerie
Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your glowing review "Waikere". You are right, we always try to look after our guests and we are pleased to get positive feedback. Having undercover parking is an asset, especially if it is raining as we are only a 5 minute walk to everywhere We would love to have you stay with us again. Regards,...

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We have just left....quite emotional teary farewell .... as we've just had the most amazing 4 night stay. Greated by Maureen who is nothing but charming & very knowledgeable. The place is spotless clean with beautiful towels & bed linen. So comfy beds...that we didn't want to get out of but so many places to see & visit. Facilities are...

Thank picofdarwen
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent location. Homely atmosphere. Lovely design of the rooms is decorated with wood. No noise from the road. The ocean is 1 minutes walk. All you needs is within walking distance - the marina, bus station, supermarkets, cafes, shops and restaurants. Very nice place to spend your holiday and to relax.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A very relaxed friendly welcome and a comfortable. clean unit. In a good location, as walking distance to beach and restaurants, Outdoor bbq was a bonus. One of the better motels we have stayed in and look forward to staying again our next visit to the area.

Thank ordersoriginz
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Maureen and Phil very friendly and helpful managers. Nothing to fault with room. Very clean and good amenities. Would not hesitate to recommend. Excellent value for money. Great position within walking distance to restaurants, wharf, shops.

Thank Peter e
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Spent a few days here while meeting up with family and friends. The staff were most helpful and knowledgable amnbout the area. The hotel was clean and tidy, the parking is a bit tight but can be managed. The rooms were well appointed but needed some modernisation as all the wood walls etc tended to make them dark. No complaints...

Thank johnamason

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer quality unique Swiss style accommodation in the beautiful Bay of Islands, New Zealand. Our modern, fully self-contained units sleep 1-10 people, have balconies, some with stunning sea views and are only metres from Paihia waterfront. Our prime central location places you within 1 minute's walk from Paihia wharf, beach, shops and cafes. The many exciting attractions and activities on offer around the Bay are at your feet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel

Address: 3 Bayview Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: €81 - €162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Swiss Chalet Hotel
Swiss Chalet Motel
Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel Paihia, New Zealand - Bay Of Islands
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#3 Family Hotel in Paihia
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#8 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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“Best views on 2nd floor all had balconies some had shared balconies”
Izyrich, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have views of the beach and others are blocked by the Motel in front, so if a view is important do ask,”
ordersoriginz, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a Studio Room and it was quite spacious for two.”
petereY5445DI, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a corner room and you will have a view of the beach front”
daice44, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room near the front if you require a view of the bay.”
BCFenwick, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
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