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    Dolphin Motel

    69 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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    • Excellent49%
    • Very good38%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    “great location” (38 reviews)
    “room was clean” (14 reviews)
    “short walk” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
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    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
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    Self-Serve Laundry
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    Breakfast included
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Probably one of my most interesting nights sleeps EVER! Every time my partner moved the whole bed moved! it was like it was an underfilled waterbed. Extremely uncomfortable. Furnishings were like from the 80's. If you stay here, I recommend sleeping tablets! And a sense...More

    Thank michaeljjackson75
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Walking the Te Araroa trail and booked in at the dolphin motel. Spotlessly clean and very friendly owners. Better still only 500m from the trail and the pub! Would recommend for walkers and any other holiday makers

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Spent two nights here. Nice quiet location. Easy walk to shops, restaurants and Paihia Wharf. Facilities are a bit dated but overall the place was clean and well equipped. Beds and sofas were comfortable too.

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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Good location. Nice rooms. Unfortunately there was no latch on the bedroom window by the deck meaning the room was not very secure. We informed management and they were unaware. Organised someone to fix it on our second day but it was not fixed while...More

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    Response from snuffy77, Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Sorry about the latch the window repairer couldn't come when he told us he could but it has been repaired since, thank you for being to out attention

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Accomodation was not what was advertised on website. Seems like a backpackers trying to move up. Some of the other rooms we have seen was perfect. Cupboard in kitchen was hanging. Paint in room adjoining bathroom was flaking. Payed for a breakfast that was cold...More

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    Response from snuffy77, Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Sorry you had a bad experience and weren't happy with things. These problems have been resolved.

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    • Top amenities
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    • 13
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    • Location
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    • North Island >
    • Northland Region >
    • Bay of Islands >
    • Paihia
    • Also Known As
    • Dolphin Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
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    Stephanie D
    31 December 2016|
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    Response from emz1921 | Property representative |
    Hi yes we have the family room available for the 24th january it will cost $250 per night.
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    Sarthak C
    20 December 2016|
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    Response from emz1921 | Property representative |
    Hi You can not see the sea from any of our rooms and we also do not have a swimming pool sorry
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    Dragonfly4035
    11 September 2016|
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    Response from springfield9 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
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    Room Tips
    "A different Motel/Hotel"
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    "depends on what you wish for.I sooner have ground levels and no stairs fo a little mroe Noise!"
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    "During the winter season, from June to September consider that could be cold even the room ara equipped by a..."
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    "Quiet and light"
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