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Bay of Islands Country Lodge Motel

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Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family and friends from NZ and overseas stayed here while attending a wedding. Ed and Larraine are great hosts, the units are clean and tidy and being able to see and feed the farm animals was a highlight for some guests. Well situated out of town but only 15 minutes to Kerikeri, Paihia or Kawakawa.

Thank Kiwichick506
Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This motel is located a few miles out of Paihia, on a highway junction. The road is fairly busy, but the units are extremely comfortable - big, shady, very well-appointed. There's a nice little pool (but be careful of the ladder getting in) that was perfect for a mid-afternoon wallow, screened from the road by good planting and fencing. If...

Thank Nyree13
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Very tidy, comfy accomodation, friendly owners (and farm pets) handy location. I was surprised at how quiet it was even though on a busy road. Great place to stay if you are visiting Paihia and Kerikeri

Thank Tina C
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Even though its next to the highway, you don't here much noise, because of nice rooms. The rooms were extremely clean and very spacious. The hosts are very friendly and gave so much information about in and around places to visit. There is a full kitchen setup which helped us in cooking food during our stay.

Thank Pramod K
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We had a great time staying at the Bay of Islands Country Lodge for one week during April. The rooms were extremely clean and cosy. The animals on the property are all very friendly and we loved feeding Hazel the piggy and Minty the sheep. Fantastic location too as we were such a short distance from both Paihia and Keri-Keri....

Thank chasey1992
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2016

This was our first stop on our tour of NZ. What a fantastic start. Laraine and Ed our hosts couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. The room was great, lovely and spacious with all the facilities, bathroom, kitchen and a verandah overlooking a wonderfully peaceful garden. Swimming pool and jacuzzi all included. Laundry facilities on site. We would recommend...

1Thank John B
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Really nice place to stay as a family. Comfortable units, good facilities, friendly owners and the kids loved all the animals. Located very centrally for many local attractions - makes a great base to explore from.

Thank Sol D
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Yes, you can hear the traffic, but it's not a thundering roar. An odd motel, for all that, inasmuch as, nicely furnished, with a well equipped kitchenette, but some of the interior is getting dated and could do with a do up, but it's immaculately clean, and the people (and all the chooks, piglets, goats and cat) are very friendly!...

Thank Jqqls
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

It's a very good motel friendly on ur pocket. Good for anyone who isn't picky. It's location is the best, just on the highway no need of any detour. Very good for a overnight stop over if ur driving from Auckland. We have been here twice and am sure will visit again.

1Thank Jaya S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 September 2013

We were welcomed by a most delightful and friendly Kiwi host. Our room was spacious, spotlessly clean and nice and light.(what a nice change) A very nice Spa Pool was available and used on both nights we stayed. Information was given freely regarding local points of interest. I would recommend this Motel to anyone. It's location is at Puketona Junction,...

Thank Alan N

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bay of Islands Country Lodge Motel is well located for both Paihia and Kerikeri attractions and activities. We offer a friendly personalised service and a range of refurbished quality accommodation suitable for holidaymakers, families, truck drivers and business travellers alike. Our swimming pool, spa pool, BBQ area and peaceful garden setting provide the ideal respite after a day’s exploration of Northland. Located at Puketona Junction, Kerikeri is a 10 minute drive north and Paihia and Waitangi are a 10 minute drive east from the motel. Cape Reinga / Ninety Mile Beach tours also pick up from the motel daily. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the main centres yet still be within easy reach of all the Bay of Islands best attractions then the Bay of Islands Country Lodge Motel is the accommodation for you. We offer clean recently re decorated rooms with sunny decks and patios. Our Motel is handy to Paihia and Kerikeri with swimming pool, spa and 6 acres of gardens and green. The kids will love our bunnies and our chickens too... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay of Islands Country Lodge Motel

Address: Highway 10 - Puketona Junction (RD3), Kerikeri, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: €76 - €116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bay of Islands Country Lodge Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ask for a unit facing away from the road if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles Nyree13, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“its almost same distance to Kerikeri and Paihia. There are some good Indian Restaurants within 5 mins Drive from Hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles PramodK586, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are wonderfully spacious and extremely well appointed.”
 of 5 bubbles 791JohnB, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We had Number One, but if you were more than a couple, you'd need another room, but we couldn't fault it for proximity and privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles Jqqls, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
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