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Paihia, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly and accomodating staff. Tidy, well equiped and comfortable rooms. Fantastic location by the beach and a short walk away from town. Excellent facilities with a lovely swimming pool area. Look forward to going back in October for the IT Festival.

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AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Newton Wow, what a great review many thanks, it was lovely having you stay with us again. The weather was fantastic for your very special day. We look forward to seeing you and your family again. Many thanks the team of the Anchorage

Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent motel on the beach. A little bit of a walk from the motel to the strip of restaurants for dinner, but its a nice view of the beach and we stumbled upon a local craft fair where we bought a lot of the gifts we brought home. The view from our room was gorgeous and the room was neat...

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AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Heather Many thanks for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your room and the fantastic views. We are lucky to have a great selection of restaurants within an easy 2- 8 minute walk of our location. Many thanks the team of the Anchorage

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonable bathroom and bed. Close walk to all the bars and restaurant. Not much privacy on the ground floor rooms- they look out straight onto the car park which meant we had to live in darkness with the blinds drawn if we wanted privacy. We paid a lot more than we should have as it was Waitangi weekend. In the...

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AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Pr_desilva Thank you for your review. We value your feed back but we find the vertical blinds are the most efficient for giving both a view and a little privacy. Perhaps an upstairs sea view unit would of been more suitable for your needs. Many thanks the team of the Anchorage Motel

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location at the end of the Front at Piahia, easy walk to pier area and town centre, restaurant next door is pretty god as well - busy at times. Rooms at the front on the 1st floor have great views over the bay but can be noisy due to the proximity of the road, especially the end room. Overall...

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AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Norton H Many thanks for your review, we are delight you enjoyed your stay and our great location to everything the Bay of Islands has to offer travellers. Many thanks the team of the Anchorage

wrexham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed there for 2 nights and were a bit disappointed to be on the ground floor. However this didn't spoil our enjoyment of the motel. It was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed for an enjoyable stay. The only downside was that the room wasn't huge, adequate for 2 people but no more. On the plus side it...

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AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Happytraveller068 Many thanks for your review, we are always happy to upgrade guests to a sea view upper level studio or larger one bedroom unit should one be available, if they are unhappy with what they have booked. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and made the most our location to everything and got to explore the Bay...

Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to stay in lovely Paihia, the principal town in the beautiful Bay of Islands. The hosts are most helpful, and made the stay very relaxing. We were there over New Year, so the area (and motel) was extremely busy. The pool and barbeque area is very functional.

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AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Ian S Thank you for your great review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us over the very busy New Year. Many thanks the team of the Anchorage

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really well equipped and great service. Lovely pool for kids and close to everything. Walls are thin but thats fine as long as nobody is noisy which they werent :) Spa bath was great and service was excellent too.

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AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Will S Many thanks for your wonderful review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. The team of the Anchorage

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in the two bedroom unit on the first floor for our family holiday. The Anchorage is in a terrific location within walking distance of everything you'd need. We loved the view of the bay from the lounge room and we used the pool & hot tub almost every day, even though the beach was just over the road....

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AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Rowan and Family Thank you for your fantastic review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and got to explore the best of the Bay of Islands. Many thanks the team of the Anchorage

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The Anchorage a motel stands out as a great place to stay! It is located 5 to 10 minutes walk from the main beaches, bars and restaurants, and attractions. Our room was very clean, well laid out and had everything we needed to allow comfortable self catering, including (and especially) the two electric hobs in the kitchenette. The bathroom is...

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AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Redjasper Thank you for a great review we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. Many thanks the team of the Anchorage

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The hotel is located just across the street from the beach: 30 meters from the ocean (and a kayak rental co.), within easy walking distance of many restaurants, and close to bottle shops. The pool and spa were clean (and the pool was actually warm). We had a deluxe studio room on the bottom floor. It was very clean with...

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AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jvonstein We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and found our location was just perfect for you. The pool and spa area is indeed a great spot to relax and unwind from a busy day sightseeing and doing all those adventure activities that are just across the road. Many thanks for staying with us, the team of...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Anchorage Motel A warm welcome from owner/hosts, Aileen and Denis. Ideally located motel on the central waterfront of Paihia, in the subtropical Bay of Islands, the cultural hub and recreational Mecca of historic Northland. Come and anchor at our spacious luxury accommodation, designed for comfort and relaxation. Ideal place to stay for couples, family groups and business people. The ideal anchorage for your holiday in the Bay of Islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anchorage Motel

Address: 2 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: ₹ 5,914 - ₹ 13,845 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Anchorage Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Anchorage Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#2 Family Hotel in Paihia
#2 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#4 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
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“Even though the room out the back has no view of the pool, it has a nice entertaining area for a small group of people.”
 of 5 bubbles 813newtonh, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Road noise can affect the end rooms at the front. Room 7?”
 of 5 bubbles Nor2nH, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid ground floor if you like a bit of privacy”
 of 5 bubbles happytraveller068, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The top floor rooms have the best views hover there are only steps to access them.”
 of 5 bubbles 469ians, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best views are from the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles rowanh28, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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