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Outrigger Motel

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Outrigger for 7 comfortable nights. Greg and Suzie were excellent hosts. My room was nicely looked after. Everything I needed was there at my fingertips. There's a Four Square and a Countdown less than a minute's walk away so cooking a meal in my unit was easy. Plus the motel is located very near the ferry...

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thank very much Richard B - it was a privilege to host you and get to know you. Greg and I wish you and your family and welcome to Paihia. we'll see you again very soon we hope. Merry Christmas Suzi and Greg

Kaikohe, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Another great stay after a night out with friends in Paihia. Perfect room and super friendly service. Perfect location and very reasonable prices. Breakfast recommendation to Whare Waka was spot on. See you again soon. Mike and Sharon

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

We so appreciate you coming back to Outrigger again and thanks for your company. It's always to great to see you both and glad you had a great night out and found "your breakfast spot". Wishing you both a wonderful Christmas and holiday break. Cheers Suzi

Bermuda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to our hosts who provided clean accommodation and were ever helpful. The place is safe, friendly and well located as well as quiet just off the main strip. Wifi available and reliable. Our host gave us a lift to the beginning of the falls for a run through the mangroves- awesome!

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Lovely to have you ChristineDoolio and really glad you felt safe and very happy in our motel and enjoyed you the falls track. Hope we see you again soon. Suzi

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, clean & comfortable units with the most friendly, helpful hosts you will ever find. Definitely recommend this motel for either business or leisure😄 Paihia attractions only a two minute walk away, lots of lovely places to eat- & a beautiful beachfront to enjoy- cant ask for more!

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your great recommendation - we really appreciate it. Yes, we are lovely and central for business and leisure stays to enjoy the Paihia ambiance. Wishing you are wonderful Christmas and see you again soon! Many thanks Suzi

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really loved the time we spent at the Outrigger. The room was clean and comfortable and the location was great, we could walk to all the shops and restaurants. Sue and Greg were very friendly and helpful, nothing was too much trouble.

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Great to have you all here Charmaine L and glad you all enjoyed your time in Paihia. Yes all our guests love the balcony area by the Economical studios. Hope you all had a safe trip and see you again soon. Cheers Suzi and Greg

Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Location was brilliant - a stones throw from the middle of town. Actual room was lovely, modern, clean and everything in it. The owners were amazing and very happy to help in anyway they could. One of the best we have stayed in Paihia and would not hesitate to stay there again

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Great to have you stay with us here in Paihia and that you enjoyed our great location. We like to make sure everyone is comfortable and their needs are met; so we are pleased to hear that you were more than satisfied. Love to see you again soon and thank you again! Kindest regards Suzi

Auch, France
Reviewed 20 October 2016

A friend stayed long term and was made most welcome. The hosts Suzzie and Greg made her very welcome with flowers in the room plus checked to make sure she she was comfortable. The room was very clean and service was good.

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Geoffnkath. We loved having your lovely friend to stay. Thank you for taking the time to review Outrigger and we wish her all the best. many thanks Suzi and Greg

Dordrecht
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I stayed here for two nights. The hosts were very kindly and willing to help me and give tips and advice. The room was very clean, comfortable and spacious enough. The motel is in the centre of the city

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

It was lovely to have you! We are pleased you enjoyed our part of paradise and our central position in Paihia. We are glad you enjoyed making the most of the lovely walks along the beach etc. Thanks again and we hope we see you sometime in the future. Kind regards Suzi

Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Outrigger Motel with my husband and our friends for a night. Absolutely fantastic Motel. Lovely clean rooms and the owners/staff were wonderful and friendly. Only thing we weren't happy about is that we only stayed one night - We will be going back! :-)

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write your review - we appreciate it and we look forward to having you back. Love to have you all again. See you again Suzi and Greg

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Always a great stay. Super hospitable and value for money. Great local knowledge for our breakfast choice which made the stay for my friends even better. Nice and close to bars, restaurants and the info centre and anything else you need. Thanks and see you again!

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

And we'd love to see you again! Thank you SheFit for your review and we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and took our recommendations of our favourite cafes etc in Paihia. Wishing you well and see you all again. Thank you! Your hosts Suzi and Greg

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our quiet location in central Paihia is only moments from the shops, cafes, restaurants, beach and the wharf. All our units are spacious, clean (serviced daily) and comfortable with full kitchen, en-suite and outdoor seating to soak up the sun. In the evening you can relax in our private spa pool, dine alfresco in our BBQ area or enjoy one of the many fine restaurants just walking distance away. Qualmark Three PLUS STAR and ENVIRO awarded! FREE WIRELESS INTERNET and free parking. Experienced, friendly kiwi hosts, Suzi (Life membership NZ Motel Assoc.2014) And Greg (NZ Local Heroes Award for community) welcome you to Paihia and the Bay of Islands ... more   less 

Additional Information about Outrigger Motel

Address: 45 Williams Road | PO Box 239, Paihia 0252, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: ₹ 5,905 - ₹ 8,421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Outrigger Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Outrigger Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Paihia
#4 Business Hotel in Paihia
#6 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#13 Family Hotel in Paihia
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“Very close to everything you need”
 of 5 bubbles , 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We had room 7 which is located at the front upstairs. It has a nice little balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles CharmaineL836, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are well appointed. Good parking”
 of 5 bubbles Geoffnkath, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“It would probably be a good idea to book early as there can't be too many that offer this sort of service at such a reasonable price.”
 of 5 bubbles PJHayseed, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We always request Unit 11,next door to office with cooking facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles 911JohnS911, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
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