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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Home from home! Leah is so helpful and friendly. Charming garden out the back, lovely birdsong and tantalising smells. Rooms immaculate and well kept. Parking out front. Short walk into town. Great value. I have stayed here a couple of times while sailing with Great Escape and found it the perfect base.

Thank Smilne1
New Zealand
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The motel is well-kept and nicely decorated, and Leah was wonderfully friendly. The whole place was spotlessly clean and nicely decorated and the room was very well-appointed. Very comfy bed, lots of channels on TV, good wi-fi, and a kitchenette that had everything necessary. The location is excellent for exploring the Pahia area, and much calmer and quieter than the...

Thank finntastic
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We have just stayed two nights here, what a lovely, warm clean motel. Leah is such a friendly host. This is so close for a lovely walk to the marina, or drive down the hill for the Russell ferry. We found our room had everything we needed, clean and warm. Thanks Leah we will be back and certainly recommend your...

Thank Pat P
United States
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights when we came and chartered a sailboat for a 3 day 2 night trip around bay of islands. We stayed in one of the studio rooms the first night and Leah let us have the big family room upstairs when we came back from our sailing trip for a similar price because...

1Thank xiach
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay at the Opua Motel. The location was ideal for exploring Russell and Paihia, without the high price tag. Great views from our first floor apartment of Opua harbour. 10 min walk to general store that sold great coffee and fantastic pizzas. Great to hear the varied birdlife and Leah was an awesome host. Very nice and...

Thank IJBullo
Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Darren from Great Escape sail charter recommended this motel and what a find. Cleanest place ever, huge suite with everything including great views and free laundry access. Just a great place! The owner is so very helpful and the view is terrific.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 26 November 2014

We have stayed for over 2 weeks at the Opua Motel and can cheerfully and happily say it is one of the most pleasant stays we have ever had. Clean and comfortable with beautiful views from the upper units. Our host Leah was more than helpful and generous with her time for 2 Canadian travelers. Her shared local knowledge ensured...

Thank RozLahaina
Reviewed 18 February 2014

We stayed here for two nights at either end of a 5 day sailing trip with Great Escapes a Yacht Charter where Darren recommended us to contact Leah. Leah could not have been more helpful..she picked us up in her car from the bus stop at the beginning, transported us and our gear to the boat the following day and...

Thank AncientMariner24
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 December 2013

We booked this motel for one night between travelling north Island and picking up a yacht from Opua marina. The owner was very friendly and helpful. We found the double family rooms upstairs to be by comfortable and well equipped. Even managed I get all our washing done ! Lovely views across the harbour and Bay of islands. Can thoroughly...

Thank David L
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 October 2013 via mobile

Beautiful view, spacious upstairs suite with good kitchen facilities and nice outdoor space. Space for four adults. Leah was gracious and helpful. Location is handy to Russell ferry and Paihia. Prices were reasonable. We look forward to coming back.

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Additional Information about Opua Motel

Address: 24 Franklin Street, Opua 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Opua
Price Range: ₹ 5,242 - ₹ 8,670 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Opua Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We stayed in unit 1 and this had ample room for us and a wee area outside the room to enjoy a morning coffee.”
 of 5 bubbles , 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Top floor suite is amazing”
 of 5 bubbles suebR8312IO, 27 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Try for the upper floor for best views”
 of 5 bubbles AncientMariner24, 17 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Speak to the manager/owner”
 of 5 bubbles crayfish2, 25 Nov 2012 | Read review
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