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Ala-Moana Motel

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  • Beachfront
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Lincoln, U.K.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great value, great views of the sea from our room. Room was clean, bed comfortable, clean towels, room serviced daily. Basic amenities provided (microwave, kettle cutlery etc). Great having our own barbecue, which we used twice. The room is small, but perfectly acceptable for a travelling holiday, and the shower worked, was clean, and had toiletries provided. My only grumble...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Booked without reading any reviews so had open mind. We arrived 10pm after 4 hr drive from Auckland airport on Xmas day. The owner was waiting up for us and greeted us with a plate of goodies from his Xmas table! Unit 8, smaller but with kitchenette and private patio and BBQ was more than adequate for our weeks stay....

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liverpool
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We stayed at this motel 3 times during our stay in Paihia . We tried other hotels in the area but none could match the cleanliness of this place .The owners were really helpful and friendly ,The location was excellent overlooking the beautiful bay and a short walk away from the ferry crossing to the beautiful Russell . We would...

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Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I always came and stayed here as it was affordable and a great place to stay, we could park our boat and car as well. The old owners were accommodating and friendly, always coming down to have a chat about our day. The new owners are extremely rude not allowing anyone to have a good time and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We happened upon this little gem when the recommended motel had an unattended office and phone. (was only early evening)Only had a studio room available but still cheap.Kitchenette had most things but always places seem to miss the fact that you need oil to cook with. Happy with the first night so decided to stay for another.Couldnt believe for the...

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1Thank Lauren L
Sydney
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Stayed 23/04/2016 and 24/04/2016. Just across Marsden Road to Te Ti Bay with clear bay views, 5 minutes walk to Paihia pier for all cruises/ferries and town center. While the hotel is very "1970's nana" it's spotlessly clean and the kitchenette was a bonus for longer stays. Free wifi. I stayed in Room #9 but didn't get to take advantage...

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1Thank aussiesologirl
ourwaterfronthome, Owner at Ala-Moana Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we are happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to serving you again.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We turned up without a booking and were greeted by a very friendly chap who helped us to book the beachfront unit. I don't think I have ever seen such an immaculately clean motel room. Spic and span with a very comfortable bed and good facilities. Straight across from the beach , with a good view and parking outside our...

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ourwaterfronthome, Owner at Ala-Moana Motel, responded to this review

We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and will pass your remarks onto our staff to ensure they know their work is appreciated.

Manchester
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights during our visit to Bay of Islands. Fab location - adjacent to the main road and beach but quiet enough to get a good nights' sleep. The owners are lovely - they definitely went the extra mile to make our stay as comfortable as possible. The rooms are spacious and spotlessly clean. The kitchenette...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Nice enough place to stay. Location is brilliant, just across the road is the 'beach'. Great view. We had the studio room, look out the glass doors to the water. Spacious enough, very clean. Bathroom a bit on the small side and could do with an update, but kept clean. Short 5 min walk to the main pier and township.

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ourwaterfronthome, Owner at Ala-Moana Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment it is appreciated we would love to see you again.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Gentleman that checked us in was very nice and accommodating. Great location, right across the road from beach, but still quiet. Couple of minute walk to shops, pubs, restaurants and wharf. Our room was perfect for what we needed. Small fridge didn't really freeze ice packs we had, but that was the only complaint. Car park out front of all...

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ourwaterfronthome, Owner at Ala-Moana Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your help we appreciate your feedback and it makes us try harder.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The best waterfront location in central Paihia, surrounded by an abundance of historical sites, cafes & good restaurants, shops, wharf, bus depot & all the water based excursions & fishing boats are just across the road. Waitangi - our birth place, is a short walk along the foreshore. The beach is at our gate!Our apartments have recently been refurbished, are of solid construction and strictly non-smoking, they are clean, warm, comfortable & quiet. Book direct for best prices. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ala-Moana Motel

Address: 52 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: €70 - €123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ala-Moana Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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#12 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for one of the studios with a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles thenickmeister, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are great .”
 of 5 bubbles joanf121, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 7 and 8 are at street level set back from road with parking in front. Room 9 is higher but at back of hotel so quieter”
  • Morning View from Room #9
 of 5 bubbles aussiesologirl, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We were very happy with our beachfront unit - good view, easy to transfer things from our car . Spacious and comfortable for us.”
 of 5 bubbles Billiejean33, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at front, facing beach”
  • View from Motel Unit #8 onto beach front
 of 5 bubbles meganwalford, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
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