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“Good value for money” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Tanoa Paihia Hotel
Ranked #32 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
Auckland, New Zealand
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200 reviews
74 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“Good value for money”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2012

This is a 3 star hotel in Paihia...a beautiful coastal town in the bay of Islands. The hotel pricing is good value for money($90/night at a peak February weeekend)...rooms sleep three and are not flash, but adequate and in keeping with it's star rating. It is centrally located (without views) and has the usual facilities of restaurant, swimming pool etc.

Rates seem cheapest when booked directly with the hotel, but wotif and needitnow also have similar room rates.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Blockley, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2012

We loved the Bay of Islands and were happy with the Hotel. It's very good value for money as you are not paying a premium for a top location. The walk into Pahia only took a few minutes and Pahia has some wonderful places to eat. The only downside was that the room was so hot so if anything the only thing the Hotel could do to improve things is to install air conditioning.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank charlieharvey2010
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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2012

Myself and a group stayed here for a week over the new years break. I had a good experience with tanoa hotel, they were easy to deal with from the start in terms of bookings etc, we paid $140 with 3 people in each room, and the rooms were clean and tidy, and situated a short walk to the centre of paihia, we walked to town several times a day. The pool and spa pool are great and we enjoyed these facilities alot. there is an in hotel washing machine and dryer set up which is handy and it costs $2.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank luxurycomfort
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2012

The family had a great time at this motel great walking distance from town and rooms are very clean and staff helpful.
We didnt get enough time to sample the food in the resturant (indian food) as we were there for a weekend.
I would come to this place again no problems value for money and not on the busy side of town.
My only concern is it was a little hard to find and it would be a disadvantage for tourists having to search for the motel.

Room Tip: Get clear directions to find the place as it is a bit tricky.
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  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Southergirl62
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2012

We bought a coupon on the Groupon daily deal and encouraged daughter and another to do the same. $89 for a night for two in a "superior room" with continental breakfast. Great deal....Using coupon with my daughter in November 2011, we phoned and asked about the room, they said we would be in an upgraded room. Um, all of the rooms are the same but for the one suite they have. No sky, and a very old fashioned tv. room was average at best and smelled musty. No upgrade here!!! We are using our own coupon next week. Phoned and asked how much for a 4yr old child to come as well, free!! excellent, will just pay for his breakfast. Once I told her we were using a coupon, the child cost became $35. I said, but child is free she said no, coupon is only to get people to book the rooms. Seems the extras pile up later. On taking the child we are actually saving one dollar by getting the coupon. Would rather have booked elsewhere. They told us if we didn't like it we could go to Groupon and try to get our money back. Would definitely NOT RECOMMEND this motel.

Room Tip: book somewhere else
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Stayed November 2011, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Tanoa Paihia Hotel

Property: Tanoa Paihia Hotel
Address: 5 Joyces Rd, Paihia 0252, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
Price range (per night): ₹ 3,908 - ₹ 7,913
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tanoa Paihia Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 65
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