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Reviewed 16 December 2015

A nice motel with good location just two minutes walk from the beach, and ten minutes from the town centre. The rooms were good sized, had a well equipped kitchenette (stove, micro, fridge, kettle) and were clean. The staff was very friendly and helpful. There is free wifi, and you can also do your laundry. The daily service of the...

1Thank Egus
JohnDavison, Manager at Marlin Court Motel, responded to this review

I appreciate your comments and rating.It was a pleasure to have you stay. Paul Manager

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Pros: spacious rooms, comfortable beds, full kitchen in good condition, sitting area with a sofa, heater and hair drier, convenient location 7 minutes fron the wharf. Cons: big yellow - brown stains on towels leave a very bad impression (thankfully the hairdrier works pretty well ;-) )

Thank Roam2Eat
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Read the reviews...called in and spoke with the manager...was shown the rooms both lower and upper level. Booked one on each level for us and another couple...and stayed for two nights instead of the one we had planned. Great location, very tidy, short stroll into town or ferry and less than a minutes walk to the beach. Both of us...

1Thank The_Flying_Brick
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Nice place to stay. Friendly and really helpful staff. Got a cheap deal and absolute value for money. Just wished that it had sky TV. Also good location and close to the city centre with free parking and WiFi. The rooms were well serviced and clean. Have travelled a lot around the country and stayed at quite a few motels...

1Thank Kiran K
Rotorua District, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Stayed for three nights, our room was serviced every day and had all that we needed to be a home away from home. While the room itself was clean and newly updated, the outside concrete and stair area did need a much needed spruce up with a water blaster and a lick of paint.

1Thank AndreaPick
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Stayed here with some friends from the Car Rally,and great value and spacious units with kitchens. Host very friendly and plenty of free parking which was needed to accommodate our cars.Will be back again to stay for more leisure activities.

2Thank beach131921
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit which was good value for money compared to other places and the location excellent. The owner was friendly and let us book over the phone and pay when we checked out. It was spacious and the facilities were not too worn although not the newest. There were a few things like the toilet...

1Thank Keith271
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Good points - The 1st floor studio was spacious for a studio room, the bed was comfy and we slept well. There was a little road noise but not a great deal. It was a cold and rainy weekend so the electric blanket and the heater were welcome Not so good - We had to leave a window open as...

Thank KerryJPayne
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 April 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights over a long weekend and had an enjoyable stay. Easy walking distance into Paihia. Our two room, room had plenty of space with two children. We left a jumper in our room and when I phoned to check it was there it was and they will be posting it back for us. The managers...

Thank RAB1811027
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We stayed 3 nights with 2 other couples each with our separate room. We walked everywhere, cafes, ferry, beaches and wonderful NZ colonial history. The car stayed put while we explored. The Motel is well managed, by friendly family staff, well cleaned, and reasonable rates. We recommend this for a economical way to enjoy one of the most beautiful parts...

Thank Geoffl01

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
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Marlin Court Motel is probably the best motel in Paihia! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marlin Court Motel

Address: 60 Seaview Road | P.O. Box 394, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: ₹ 3,997 - ₹ 9,051 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Marlin Court Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Ours had a sea view...”
 of 5 bubbles jackc825, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you should travel with a pet, see if you can get a courtyard room.”
 of 5 bubbles pearlNorthampton, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the road side rooms”
 of 5 bubbles BigKiwi31, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Request fully cleaned linens specifically, ask to be placed side by side if you book more than one room.”
 of 5 bubbles nahfree, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask to be away from the main road, its not noisy, but could be in peak holiday times”
 of 5 bubbles Geoffl01, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
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