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    Breakwater Motel

    1 Bayview Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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    • Excellent77%
    • Very good19%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “great location” (78 reviews)
    “sea view” (38 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    81 - 85 of 639 reviews

    Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

    A lovely little motel in a great location, with friendly owners who clearly take pride in their business. Clean, modern and a decent size compared to other places I've stayed in NZ. Would highly recommend.

    Thank mightyslither
    Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 15 February 2017

    Hi mightyslither Sincere thanks for your wonderful review and recommendation. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn

    Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

    Almost perfect. Great location & fabulous view from room 5. Lovely big suite, with excellent bathroom and other facilities e.g. TV. Free tea and coffee. Only marked down one star due to poor wifi reception in room. Nothing a few signal boosters strategically placed around...More

    Thank Robert L
    Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 15 February 2017

    Hi Robert L We certainly appreciate your lovely review and your feedback. Pity you didn't mention you had a problem with the wifi whilst you were here. We have a multitude of boosters around the property and had this been brought to our attention we...More

    Reviewed 22 January 2017

    We stayed in room 25 which has the most fabulous vista across the Bay! It lies back off the road and the bedroom is situated at the back so nice & quiet at night. See photos from lounge. Very well equipped, fresh & clean and...More

    Thank CrystalRose54
    Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 15 February 2017

    Hi CrystalRose54 Thank you so much for your fantastic review of the Upper Seaview Suite. Hopefully we can welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn

    Reviewed 18 January 2017

    We were checked in by a lovely Lady Lyn, she was really helpful in tips and hints on places to visit in Paihia and surrounding places, she booked a restaurant for us and could not have been more helpful. We got assigned 2 rooms, 20...More

    Thank groomfamily
    Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 15 February 2017

    Hi groomfamily What a pleasure to host your family and thank you so much for your kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn

    Reviewed 13 January 2017

    Very nice & clean & a spacious room, it had all the amenities you need. Really close walk to the centre of town & all the bars & restaurants. The laundry facilities are a bonus. Would definitely stay again.

    Thank Lisabeth C
    Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 15 February 2017

    Hi Lisabeth C Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us and recommendation. Kind Regards Ken and Lyn

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    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 119 - US$ 250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
    • #3 Business Hotel in Paihia
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 25
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    • Location
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    • Northland Region >
    • Bay of Islands >
    • Paihia
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    • Breakwater Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
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    BrianH422
    5 May 2017|
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    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
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    Stu I
    22 April 2017|
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    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
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    22 April 2017|
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    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
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    "The rooms towards the back of the complex are slightly quieter and have a great view of the bay"
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    "Corner rooms - traffic noise but more balcony space and breeze."
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    "Best views come from the waterfront apartments on the top floor"
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    "Book a unit with a view of the bay."
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