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Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel

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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“short walk”(19 reviews)
“fresh milk”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Concierge
2.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewsunder cover parkingshort walkfresh milkbit datedtown centrestayed longerexcellent locationwithin walking distancestayed for nightsshops and restaurantsstay there againsea frontocean viewvisiting paihiaseparate bedroomroom was largeperfect hosts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for accomodation that’s clean, tidy and friendly service then look no further. The place is a bit dated but if that doesn’t bother you then stay here. We were on the bottom floor wheelchair accessible unit (not needed but only one...More

Thank tapatten83
Reviewed 15 January 2018

The unit was spacious which was good for us as we were travelling around with quite a lot of luggage between the four of us. The bathroom looked as though it had been renovated and was clean and nice, but I thought that they should...More

Thank Rebecca G
Response from Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback Rebecca. We are please you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards Maureen and Phil

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Really good and easy people to deal with. We are stuck and had a problem, weren’t even staying there and they went out of their way to help us out! Super thankful, definitely gonna stay here next time round !

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Response from Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge MotelResponded 6 January 2018

Thank you for your great review. We were pleased we could help you. Regards Maureen and Phil

Reviewed 28 December 2017

We were searching for an accommodation since the one we originally booked one was a disaster. As we asked for a free room, our host Maureen made immediately all efforts to accommodate us. We got a very nice apartment, well equipped, clean and comfortable with...More

Thank ottogoernemann
Response from Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge MotelResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you for your lovely review "ottogoernemann" . It was lovely to have you stay with us, we were happy that we could help you enjoy your stay in Paihia. All the best for the coming year, Regards Maureen and Phil.

Reviewed 25 December 2017

The pictures of this place do not do it justice. It is the most charming little motel I have ever seen. It is meticulously taken care of. The rooms are spotless, spacious, quiet and comfortable. Phil and Maureen go out of their way to make...More

Thank Katy M
Response from Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge MotelResponded 27 December 2017

Hi Katy M, Thank you for your lovely review. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday. It is nice to think that you had a good time staying with us in the Bay of Islands. We would love to have you stay with...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Beachfront
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Concierge
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Hot Tub
Details
Price range
US$ 102 - US$ 302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Paihia
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#8 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$ 102 - US$ 302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Paihia
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#8 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Traveller (51)
Room & Suite (20)
Dining (1)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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Anny G
27 September 2015|
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Response from Mitzi51 | Property representative |
Hello. Thankyou for your enquiry. There is no aircon however beautiful sea breeze. Fans are in the units if required.
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"The apartments are great !"
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"All rooms seem similar"
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"The rooms that I've stayed in have been spacious and well appointed."
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"The rooms above the office on the 2nd floor have a view of the bay from the balcony."
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