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Sunseeker Cottages Motel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cottages are spacious, clean and modern. Located in a very quiet area away from road with nice rural view. Very relaxing environment, friendly and helpful hosts. Kids playground onsite and DVD library were very handy as well. Strongly recommend!

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Sylvia M, Owner at Sunseeker Cottages Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Just be mindful this is just a few KMs from Paihia cafes and wharf etc, but trust me that is a good thing. Having stayed in the BOI everywhere from Russell to Opua to Paihia, its always the same, the central areas have too much noise and attract a lot of oppurtunists knowing most are on holiday. So this time...

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SunSeeker C, Owner at Sunseeker Cottages Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review, we enjoyed having you stay with us. all the best

Auckland
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We were surprised how expensive NZ hotels are and we like 5 star service but want to pay 3 star prices. We received a 5 star welcome and it has to be the cleanest room we stayed in the past 2 weeks. Bonus is they are all 2BR units at 1 BR price. Great value for money!

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Sylvia M, Owner at Sunseeker Cottages Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review... we enjoyed having you stay Regards

New Zealand
Reviewed 5 March 2017

These 2 bedroom cottages are set up a private driveway and elevated with a lovely rural outlook, cottages are nicely seperated for privacy and are clean to a fault. Hosts Jim & Sylvia are lovely and very helpful. We were visiting family in Haruru Falls so location was perfect, and only a couple of minutes drive to Paihia central. We'll...

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SunSeeker C, Owner at Sunseeker Cottages Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review, and we enjoyed having you stay Regards

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This was perfect for us - two seperate bedrooms, large queen bedroom plus second with two singles , great bathroom excellent shower, full kitchen and comfy lounge. Very modern with heat pump. Hosts were great - helpful and nice. We will stay again and I would recommend . Fair / reasonable rate.

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sylm62, Owner at Sunseeker Cottages Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review and yes come back anytime All the best

Grafton, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2016

this is a great place for families and young children to stay the owners have a nice selection of dvds games etc in the guest laundry just in case of bad weather, also the owners jim and sylvia are very friendly and helpful, we arrived tired and thirsty and having missed the shops jim lent gave us some heineken thanks...

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sylm62, Owner at Sunseeker Cottages Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Sam Kerrie & Ray for your kind review ! We really enjoyed your stay with us ! We wish you a pleasent stay in NZ and safe travels, and we would love to have you come visit again.. The cottage was left so clean & tidy thank you Kind regards Jim & Sylvia & Millie 👍

Lyminge, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2016

This is a small, family run complex. The owners are lovely - so friendly and helpful. The cottages are comfortable with a good lounge and large balcony. The bedrooms are small but perfectly formed! It is a short drive to the town centre and shopping/fuel. Lovely and quiet location!

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Jill N, Owner at Sunseeker Cottages Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review .. We enjoyed having you stay with us and we look forward to your return ! All the best Kind regards Jim & Sylvia

Murwillumbah
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Our hosts Jim & Sylvia welcomed us, our cottage was clean, roomy & well equipped with a large veranda, and only 5 min drive from Paihia. Would certainly recommend staying here for a peaceful relaxing holiday - but plenty to do an see in the Bay of Islands if you wish.

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sylm62, Owner at Sunseeker Cottages Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review & we really enjoyed you staying with us .. We wish you well and happy travels Thank you for leaving the cottage clean & tidy .... Kind regards Jim & Sylvia & Millie

Egham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Our daughter found this place On-line when we were planning our trip out to see her in NZ. She and her boyfriend came with us when we went on a trip to the Bay of Islands, so needed two bedroom accommodation. The site is about 5km outside the town but very quiet and scenic. The lady gave us a warm...

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Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed our stay at the Sunseeker Cottages. Quiet, great views, nice large sunny deck. Cottage was fully equipped and was the grounds were very well maintained. Lovely setting and close to Paihia (by car). Only negative was that we had to take the car everywhere due to it's semi-remote location.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4 separate private self-contained Lockwood cottages. Ideal for a long & short stays. Two bedroom, queen in one bedroom, and two singles in smaller second bedroom. Sleeps 2 - 4 Full kitchens, incl Fridge/Freezer, and full oven. 32" LCD TV, CD, DVD Large private outdoor deck with rural veiws. Outdoor table and chairs and BBQ. Great for families. Children's playground. No daily maid service. Private/Quite and set well back from road on large park like grounds ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunseeker Cottages Motel

Address: 4 Ash Grove Circle | Haruru Falls Paihia, Paihia 0204, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: ₹ 6,998 - ₹ 10,692 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunseeker Cottages Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“If you have a vehicle, stay here, its the best in the Paihia region and great access to the far north.”
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“Cannot go wrong. We enjoyed the second one form the bottom.”
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