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Cook's Lookout Motel
Ranked #2 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this property on-line and were very satisfied with everything. The room has a beautiful view as you are high on a hillside overlooking the bay. The room was very clean and comfortable. Very quiet and smoking is not permitted anywhere on the property which is a bonus. Our hosts were remarkable, very concerned that everything was to our liking and helpful in assisting us with things to do and see and made bookings for us. Was very enjoyable and we would recommend this property to anybody!

Stayed: November 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at Cooks Lookout. The hosts were friendly and helpful. The room was very comfortable with amazing views over the bay. This motel is just out of Piahia providing a quiet and relaxing environment within minutes of the restaurants and attractions of the Bay of Islands. We would definitely recommend and definitely stay again .

Stayed: November 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights in one of the Ocean View rooms and the view was amazing! Room was very clean and the service was great. The motel is a very short drive out of Paihia (less than 5 minutes) and well worth the extra drive for the view overlooking the bay. Norm also helped us arrange a boat trip which was much cheaper and less crowded than any of the others that we originally looked at which was a bonus!

Stayed: November 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

The rooms are very clean and very quiet. The views are panoramic and include a vista of the sea and bush. Tui's were feeding just outside our window and we could see the sun rise from our bed. The owners incredibly helpful.

Room Tip: This was our second stay in 5 years and we would definitely stay there again.
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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled on business
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed out stay at Cooks Lookout. Its a 5 min drive or so away from the hustle and bustle of Paihia (short drive to Countdown if you need to stock up on supplies too). We stayed in the two bedroom ocean view apartment and the view from there is spectacular. The apartment was homely, very clean and well presented.
The service provided by our hosts Norm and Shelagh was excellent. Happily provided us with a highchair and baby bath. Small things like receiving a good size jug of fresh milk rather than a few thimbles of UHT long live milk help make the stay even more pleasurable. Happily recommend and would happily return.

Room Tip: Ocean view rooms are superb.
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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Cook's Lookout Motel

Address: 9 Causeway Road | P.O. Box 380, Paihia 0257, New Zealand
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Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#1 Family Hotel in Paihia
Price Range: ₹ 6,907 - ₹ 12,007 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cook's Lookout Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Quiet, spectacular location with Million Dollar Views. Studio, 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartments all upgraded with new kitchens and bathrooms, most with stunning ocean views. Totally smoke-free property - no smoking in Buildings OR Grounds. Large solar-heated saltwater swimming pool, trampoline, BBQ, guest laundry, tour desk. FREE Wireless broadband internet access to all units. FREE DVD library & Book Exchange. 4 minutes drive to town centre, 3 minutes to beach. Secure parking outside all units. ... more   less 
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