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Dolphin Motel

Expedia.comUS$ 89*
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#14 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 92*
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was disappointed with this after seen good reviews. Stayed 4 nights on first nite we arrived late so our key was left out,. Killed 4 cock roches 2 of which were in the beds not nice. In general room needs a good tidy as plenty of spider webs throughout torn bed sheets and hairs all over bathroom. Also very dated...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are a family of four and the 2 bedroom unit was perfect for us. Plenty of space for all, comfy beds and a decent kitchen so we could make the kids breakfast etc. Plus great playgrounds across the road at the school. The unit was a little dated but very clean and the service was top notch. Location was...

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emmz2015, Front Office Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

We wish to thank you for you review and glad you enjoyed your stay and the location of Paihia. Best regards Margaret Duty manager

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exceptional accommodation Highly recommend to families, couples, close proximity to shops, restaurants, activities. Local attractions close by, waitangi a short walk or shorter drive up the road, Harvey falls 3km drive , must visit area

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emmz2015, Front Office Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

thanks for your review thanks for staying with us at the Dolphin

Tairua, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Friendly staff, great location, but the rooms could do with a few updates. Only stayed one night and were comfortable and it was great being able to leave the car at the motel while we did a tour. Saved hassling with parking closer to town which is either timed or you have to pay for it. Overall, would be happy...

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emmz2015, Front Office Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review all rooms under review for the winter

Port Stephens, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed one night here on Good Friday eve. Reception was very helpful and pointed us to a nose restaurant. Also allowed us to leave our car there next day when we were going on a boat trip for most of the day.

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emmz2015, Front Office Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

so Glad you enjoyed your stay our pleasure to have had you stay and glad to have been of service. Margaret duty manager

Hanover, Canada
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The check in was not very friendly and she couldn't give us advice on where to eat. The room was very small and the fan was noisy as were our neighbours with their windows open. The bed was comfortable, but the hotel was down at heel and needs some money spending on it, to bring it up to snuff. No...

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emmz2015, Front Office Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

It is with regret I have read your comments, I was away the day in question, can only say sorry the lady in question was of no help with you eating request, as Paihia is well catered for in restaurants. as to the room that was not to your taste sorry. Best regards Duty manager

Greater Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Friendly staff rooms very clean and comfortable. Close to town centre. Room floor covering a bit tired . Carpet worn bedding very good Stairs hand rail too low. Overall very nice stayed an extra night

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emmz2015, Front Office Manager at Dolphin Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your valued feed back, carpet issue being dealt with as thing slow down after Easter.

Haverhill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Stayed one night- nice greeting warm and friendly good value for the price, close to shore and quays Good size bathroom with all the basics to creat breakfast - plenty of parking and in safe area- police station almost next door!

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thank you your feed back this of great value Best Regards Margaret Duty manager

Lakeland, Florida
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Ideally situated just on the edge of town .Very clean and tidy units and motel . Rooms have a kitchen with Microwave / Fridge . Kettle for tea and coffee . Plenty to to do and visit in Paihai . Tour will pick-up at motel . All good .

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Thank you for your feedback, I am very happy you enjoyed your stay and the location of Paihia Best regards

Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Had a great night, this room was a big size the spa bath was cool we enjoyed our stay very much and good price to... Would stay here again at the motel close to town to so you just need to walk out your door and down the road to shop.

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thank you for your feedback glad you enjoyed your stay. Best regards Margaret duty manager

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Qualmarked 4 star. In the heart of Paihia 5 minutes flat walking from waterfront,shops. Wide range of accommodation from Small Queen Studio(Basic Facilities),King Studios,King Studio Spa, One Bedroom(sleeps 3-4),Two bedroom(sleeps 4) and Large Family units(Sleeps 2-7 people)with Spa Bath and BBQ. Kitchens, Sky TV 19 channels. Free WiFi with 2GB, Laundry. Knowledgeable Kiwi operators to help you with tours in the Bay of Islands and throughout New Zealand. Special packages arranged.BBQ also available.New Fast Wifi System.Great Discounts for Tours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dolphin Motel

Address: 69 Williams Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: ₹ 3,179 - ₹ 11,548 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dolphin Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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Dolphin Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
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#6 Family Hotel in Paihia
#9 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#14 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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