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Paihia Star Motel
Ranked #33 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We have just returned from a 3 month trip and found Paihia Star Motel to be one of our favorite and most memorable stays. The room was very cozy, clean and well stocked and the location was very close to everything. What makes Paihia Star Motel so wonderful however, are the owners. They are kind, thoughtful and very generous and we felt very welcomed and cared for while at their motel. They did everything to make our stay a very special one, for which we are very thankful. I highly recommend a stay there!

  • Stayed: January 2016, travelled as a couple
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Trevor S, Owner at Paihia Star Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Both of us enjoyed having you as our guests and are delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your time with us, The Bay of Islands is a beautiful location and well worth spending time exploring. We hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Paihia Star whilst travelling with another couple. The 2 bedroom apartment was very spacious and clean, with a good bathroom and well equipped kitchen. It also had the added bonus of air conditioning which no other motels had. Would definitely stay here again.

Stayed: February 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

This is a small motel with about 3 motel rooms run by the owners who live above.
We had a warm welcome and the accommodation was very clean with all the equipment you might need.
Within 10 minutes walk are Paihia's bars, restaurants and the information centre, boat trips and ferry to Russell.
The rooms at the motel have a large patio door and floor to ceiling window so it does not feel particularly private for sitting out etc.
However the accommodation is fine.

  • Stayed: January 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We visited paihia in dec 2015 . we had a very comfortable stay at paihia star motel.it is spotlessly clean . The wifi was resonably good . they have a small rose garden which i really loved . The owners wete really welcoming and nice to us . really recommend this place to stay .

Stayed: December 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

We stayed here in December 2015. This is a very well located motel, with beach practically a stone's throw away. The owners are very friendly and accommodating (They even asked us to join them for dinner since they had caught fresh fish, alas we had to deny the offer as we are vegetarians!!)

The room is very well equipped and has very high quality fittings.

Recommend this highly.

  • Stayed: December 2015, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Paihia Star Motel

Address: 78 Seaview Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
Price Range: ₹ 6,149 - ₹ 10,858 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Accommodation comprises two modern studio units and a spacious 2-bedroom apartment, all with kitchen facilities. All units are situated at ground level with convenient parking. We have a garden with gas BBQ, a patio area, and a laundry for guests' use. Wireless internet is accessible at the motel). Paihia town centre with its many cafes, restaurants and shops is an easy stroll along the waterfront - just park your car and relax. We would be happy to advise and assist in arranging tours and cruises. We are not big enough to be inflexible. We are here for your holiday comfort. ... more   less 
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