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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed in this motel now three times and have enjoyed getting to know the owner and the area. This is a most comfortable place, we have come to appreciate the little extras beyond what the other motels might provide.

Thank cb4fullcircle
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The first room we had (there are only 4) was equipped for a disabled person. It was spacious and well equipped. After one night Leah offered the upstairs room, see photo, as we were going to stay for 4 nights. It had two bedrooms. The views were fantastic across the water and the little ferry jetty to Russell. It had...

Thank BanburyCakes
Salford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights at the very end of our trip to Mew Zealand. Parking is right outside the motel, but a little tight. The units have good spaces and the bathroom was spacious and looked newly refurbished, and the kitchen area well supplied with equipment. We were surprised that our milk was not replenished the second day, but...

Thank suesalford
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Home from home! Leah is so helpful and friendly. Charming garden out the back, lovely birdsong and tantalising smells. Rooms immaculate and well kept. Parking out front. Short walk into town. Great value. I have stayed here a couple of times while sailing with Great Escape and found it the perfect base.

Thank Smilne1
New Zealand
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The motel is well-kept and nicely decorated, and Leah was wonderfully friendly. The whole place was spotlessly clean and nicely decorated and the room was very well-appointed. Very comfy bed, lots of channels on TV, good wi-fi, and a kitchenette that had everything necessary. The location is excellent for exploring the Pahia area, and much calmer and quieter than the...

Thank finntastic
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We have just stayed two nights here, what a lovely, warm clean motel. Leah is such a friendly host. This is so close for a lovely walk to the marina, or drive down the hill for the Russell ferry. We found our room had everything we needed, clean and warm. Thanks Leah we will be back and certainly recommend your...

Thank Pat P
United States
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights when we came and chartered a sailboat for a 3 day 2 night trip around bay of islands. We stayed in one of the studio rooms the first night and Leah let us have the big family room upstairs when we came back from our sailing trip for a similar price because...

1Thank xiach
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay at the Opua Motel. The location was ideal for exploring Russell and Paihia, without the high price tag. Great views from our first floor apartment of Opua harbour. 10 min walk to general store that sold great coffee and fantastic pizzas. Great to hear the varied birdlife and Leah was an awesome host. Very nice and...

Thank IJBullo
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 27 November 2014

Darren from Great Escape sail charter recommended this motel and what a find. Cleanest place ever, huge suite with everything including great views and free laundry access. Just a great place! The owner is so very helpful and the view is terrific.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 26 November 2014

We have stayed for over 2 weeks at the Opua Motel and can cheerfully and happily say it is one of the most pleasant stays we have ever had. Clean and comfortable with beautiful views from the upper units. Our host Leah was more than helpful and generous with her time for 2 Canadian travelers. Her shared local knowledge ensured...

Thank RozLahaina

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Additional Information about Opua Motel

Address: 24 Franklin Street, Opua 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Opua
Price Range: €68 - €110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Opua Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“upstairs, or room 2 and 3”
BanburyCakes, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in unit 1 and this had ample room for us and a wee area outside the room to enjoy a morning coffee.”
, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Top floor suite is amazing”
suebR8312IO, 27 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Try for the upper floor for best views”
AncientMariner24, 17 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Speak to the manager/owner”
crayfish2, 25 Nov 2012 | Read review
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