We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Breakwater Motel

    1 Bayview Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
    Best prices for your stay
    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$ 102
          US$ 102
          US$ 102
          Traveller (133)
          Room & Suite (85)
          Dining (4)
          Cook's Lookout Motel
          945 reviews
          #2 of 43 hotels in Paihia
          Anchorage Motel
          446 reviews
          #5 of 43 hotels in Paihia
          Sea Spray Suites - Heritage Collection
          654 reviews
          #6 of 43 hotels in Paihia
          Paihia Beach Resort & Spa
          244 reviews
          #12 of 43 hotels in Paihia
          • Excellent77%
          • Very good19%
          • Average2%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “sea view” (37 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Laundry Service
          Self-Serve Laundry
          Private Balcony
          4.5 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}
          Cook's Lookout Motel
          945 reviews
          #2 of 43 hotels in Paihia
          Anchorage Motel
          446 reviews
          #5 of 43 hotels in Paihia
          Sea Spray Suites - Heritage Collection
          654 reviews
          #6 of 43 hotels in Paihia
          Paihia Beach Resort & Spa
          244 reviews
          #12 of 43 hotels in Paihia
          9 Jul10 Jul
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 99.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Paihia hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "36f341f443c74e5da6191159f6a6db51", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":3261988,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[43294748],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":9,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":10,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":102,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"36f341f443c74e5da6191159f6a6db51","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":117,"lowestMetaPrice":99,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":117,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":117,"lowestMetaPrice":99,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":117,"hotelName":"Breakwater Motel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjM2ZjM0MWY0NDNjNzRlNWRhNjE5MTE1OWY2YTZkYjUxIiwiQUlLIjoiNzlmYTkyNzM1OWIwNDVlZDk5MDhmZWQwYzdiMmVkYzkifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "09/07/2017", "checkOut": "10/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 99", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"109220833":"HotelsCom2IB","65762744":"Hotwire","50510006":"Expedia","78965506":"OrbitzEWS","43294748":"BookingCom","54284752":"TravelocityEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Turn Your Opinions into Points!
          Turn your opinions into JPMiles
          Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
          *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
          JPMiles / Payback Arrow
          JPMiles / PAYBACK
          Reviews (622)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year

          1 - 5 of 612 reviews

          Reviewed 2 days ago

          We couldn't have chosen a more perfect location or motel to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. Our suite with its modern, warm and inviting decor gave us wide views across the bay and its changing moods. Facilities were great and spotless. Lovely Lyn made us...More

          Thank moi-dit
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Beautiful location, walking distance to the shops, wharf,, restaurants and beach. Lyn and Ken are lovely hosts, helpful and pleasant. Our room had a spectacular view of the bay and was very comfortable. This is the cleanest motel we've ever stayed in.It was spotless,. The...More

          Thank Alison W
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Great accommodation. Excellent view, walking distance to local restaurants, Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Fullers Ferry to Zhoke in the Rock! Motel clean, luxurious, modern. Definitely would stay here again! Ab Fab😀

          Thank Jillian S
          Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

          Hi Jillian S Thank you so much for your short but 'oh so sweet' review. Look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes Lyn

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          We stayed at the Breakwater following the British & Irish Lions match in Whangarei. What a brilliant place. The rooms are really well kitted out, comfortable bed with loads of spare pillows. We really had an excellent stay there. Thanks so much, guys.

          Thank Graeme C
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          We stayed in the deluxe suite with sea view for two nights. The suite is new, clean, and comfortable with beautiful views.The owner is very friendly. I love the bed and pillows, they are so comfortable. The internet is unlimited and fast. The location is...More

          Thank MadeleineKiwi
          Cook's Lookout Motel
          945 reviews
          #2 of 43 hotels in Paihia
          Anchorage Motel
          446 reviews
          #5 of 43 hotels in Paihia
          Sea Spray Suites - Heritage Collection
          654 reviews
          #6 of 43 hotels in Paihia
          Paihia Beach Resort & Spa
          244 reviews
          #12 of 43 hotels in Paihia
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          • Top amenities
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Price range
          • US$ 94 - US$ 133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
          • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
          • #2 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
          • #3 Business Hotel in Paihia
          • #5 Family Hotel in Paihia
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 25
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, Travelocity, Hotwire, Orbitz, TripOnline SA, Hotel.de, Cancelon and Cheap Tickets so you can book your Breakwater Motel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • North Island >
          • Northland Region >
          • Bay of Islands >
          • Paihia
          • Also Known As
          • Breakwater Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (133)
          Room & Suite (85)
          Dining (4)
          Pool & Beach (1)
          Hotel & Grounds (73)
          Bathroom (5)
          Family and Play Areas (1)
          Bounty Motel
          198 reviews
          .12 km away
          Bayview Motel
          113 reviews
          .03 km away
          The Waterfront Suites - Heritage Collection
          424 reviews
          .15 km away
          Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel
          343 reviews
          .01 km away
          Nearby Restaurants
          264 reviews
          .26 km away
          714 reviews
          .18 km away
          Charlotte's Kitchen
          509 reviews
          .31 km away
          Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack
          1,209 reviews
          .25 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Bay of Islands i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
          171 reviews
          .23 km away
          R. Tucker Thompson
          450 reviews
          .32 km away
          Skydive Bay of Islands
          310 reviews
          .33 km away
          The Rock Adventure Cruise
          611 reviews
          .30 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Do you have any rooms available in Feb/Mar 2017 for a 2 night stay? A double or twin bed room. Please advise details and prices. Thank you.
          5 May 2017|
          Response from OwnerBW1 | Property representative |
          Hi Brian We do have both Waterfront Suites (ocean view) and Lower Seaview Suites (no ocean view) available for February and March 2018. Do have a look at our website for great images and descriptions of the units... More
          Stu I
          You advertise free unlimited wireless, but your customers seem to have complaints about the accuracy of this offer. Do you guarantee what you have advertised?
          22 April 2017|
          Response from OwnerBW1 | Property representative |
          Hi Stu Thanks for your enquiry. We do offer free wireless onsite. We would appreciate the origin of the complaints you are referring to. Many thanks Kind Regards Lyn
          Stu I
          Is this a motel or rental apartments with no room servicing? It seems to be advertised as both.
          22 April 2017|
          Answer Show all 2 answers
          Response from OwnerBW1 | Property representative |
          Hi Stu Breakwater Motel is a motel with rooms that are self contained and serviced daily. Kindly refer to our website for the room options we offer. breakwatermotel co nz Thank you Kind Regards Lyn
          Room Tips
          "Corner suite has wonderful views over the bay, and a small balcony"
          Read review
          "Clean modern rooms, great wifi, excellent location"
          Read review
          "Room 8 on the top floor probably has the best ocean views but is also the closest to the road."
          Read review
          "Great view and excellent location"
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing