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Chalet Romantica - Paihia - Building
1
9.8 Excellent (186 reviews)
C$ 193+
Overview Reviews
Chalet Romantica is centrally located in Paihia, a 5-minute walk from Paihia Beach and 10 minutes by foot from Paihia Wharf. Featured amenities include multilingual staff, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I was blown away by our experience at Chalet Romantica, The attention to detail really stood out, from the personalised card when we arrived to the immaculate breakfast selection. Our host was amazing, and we will definitely be back again.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful place, excellent breakfast, details in the room (books, biscuits, magazine, quality toiletries), relaxing terrace with fantastic view and most appreciated spa pool
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything..special..comfy ..little delights..view..clean..pretty..soft..facilities..breakfast was the beautiful and lots to choose from..made the stay all about us..
Cons: Nothing loved everything
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Absolutely beautiful place, Nadine was an awesome host and we loved our stay, everything was perfect!!!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The staff was very friendly and the services she provided was great.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Perfect hosts! Really made you feel at home, we were spoilt the whole stay!
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything but mainly the incredible 5* breakfast spread
Cons: That we had to leave, if I'd known how lovely it was I would have booked 2 x nights.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: One of the most enjoyable stays I've had in New Zealand. The room is very nice. The Jacuzzi is very good for the end of a day for relaxation. The breakfast is one of the best I've ever had. The hosts are extremely friendly and we really feel at home. The reception was spectacular and we were given tips on what we could do and the other morning always worrying about what we had done. It was at Chale Romantica that I asked for my fiancée Baswati's hand and where the host provided us with the environment for it. To remember, remember and come back for sure :)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was great, with a great view & a great hostess
Cons: The bed was too close to the side wall & had to avoid hitting the TV.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Attention to detail was excellent. Nadine was the perfect combination of welcoming and helpful while allowing us our privacy and freedom in the home. Her recommendations for activities and restaurants were spot on for our interests. The breakfast was stunning and sure to satiate even the most robust of appetites. And the views are to die for
Cons: Nothing, Nadine was the perfect host
Allegra House - Paihia - Building
2
9.8 Excellent (171 reviews)
C$ 223+
Overview Reviews
Located in Paihia, Allegra House is by the ocean, a 2-minute drive from Paihia Beach and 5 minutes from Waitangi Treaty Grounds. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely room with wonderful view and great hosts who are the perfect balance of friendly and professional.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Brita and Heinz are wonderful people. Outstanding hospitality and very helpful to optimize our travel plans. The location is perfect with an breathtaking view. The breakfast was awsome! 10 points for Brita and Heinz!
Cons: Every detail was perfect!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The breakfast was scrumptious, the hosts generous, warm and helpful and the conversations entertaining and informative.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly owners and very welcoming. Beautiful views, comfortable and quiet.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view was amazing!! Breakfast fresh and eggs cooked to liking. Hosts were very helpful and a pleasure to talk to.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing view, amazing hosts, great breakfast, clean and cozy rooms.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Stunning views from up on a hill and a delicious breakfast. Heinz and Brita were very friendly and welcoming and they told us a lot about the area.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice view from property especially the sunrise in the morning.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Heinz and Brita were absolutely lovely!!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent breakfast with plenty of fruit and fresh, home-made bread and good coffee
Stay Kerikeri - Kerikeri - Bathroom
3
9.6 Excellent (484 reviews)
C$ 146+
Overview Reviews
In the heart of Kerikeri, Stay Kerikeri Boutique Apartments and Studios is within a 5-minute drive of Kerikeri Mission House and Stone Store. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and an elevator (lift). A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request).
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Had booked 2 units and they were both great. Nothing was too much trouble
Cons: There wasn't anything we didn't like
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The very cheerful greeting of Linda, great personality when you met her, very welcoming. We met the owners top people, they were very friendly warming I vould not fault them. 10 out of 10. Thankyou for the great accommodation I will definitely be back. Regards Pani
Cons: There was nothing to fault about our accommodation.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Exceptionally clean and well presented room
Cons: Quiet
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The owners made you feel so welcome. And the finishing details in the decor were fantastic eg super nice teapot
Cons: Nothing
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Tastefully furnished, comfortable bed air con for cold nights.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: A+++++++ for everything! The owners were the friendliest people ever and bent over backwards to make sure everything was perfect! The location is brilliant! The rooms have great kiwiana character. So clean and well presented.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The rooms were clean. Comfy bed..no noise..handy to shops... one of the best stays we have ever had in aNY motel's hotels or boutique.
Cons: Super friendly staff.. spotless clean property..not a fault in anything and hospitality was great . Will come over and over again. Thnks
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The location was perfect, close to town, yet was still nice and peaceful. The rooms were big and beds were super comfortable. Love the kitchen and loved how they catered to everyone. The owners were so lovely and will definitely be staying there again.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Best accommodation I've stay at in the Northland area. Fantastic
10.0 Excellent
Pros: My host made sure all questions were answered and all requests were met with a wonderful “ can do “ attitude. I have and will stay here again when visiting Kerikeri.
Kauri Park Motel - Kerikeri - Building
4
9.6 Excellent (309 reviews)
C$ 156+
Overview Reviews
A stay at Kauri Park Motel places you in the heart of Kerikeri, a 1-minute drive from Marsden Estate and 5 minutes from Kerikeri Mission House. Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The owner was so helpful and friendly.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Wonderful stay and warm friendly hosts, we enjoyed a complimentary wine on the private deck before relaxing in the spa bath...bliss! And the comfiest pillows ever! Will definately be back
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was spacious and clean, modern & tidy. It had everything I needed for a great one night stay. In the morning I was able to walk over to the market and the chocolate factory. Nice quiet location.
Cons: Everything was great, If I have to be picky the only thing I could say is the pillows could have been firmer but that is a personal preference and only minor.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The ambience, the peaceful setting away from the hustle and bustle
Cons: Sharing breakfast with ants
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice and lovely hosts
Cons: There was nothing that we didn’t like
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean facilities and friendly staff
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: 2nd time here, comfortable stay.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved the very friendly open warm welcome and wine on arrival. Made you feel relaxed and welcomed straight away.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We have stayed here before and were lucky to get a room upgrade. The hosts are very welcoming. Great location and a lovely room for our stay.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything about kauri park motel was excellent. The friendliness of the owners, the comfort of the rooms. Bed was very comfortable and I loved the pillows. The rooms are extremely private with a lovely outlook of the garden with fruit eaten straight off the trees. It is very handy to a lot of the local attractions. It is definitely one of the best motels I have stayed in and any future travelling to Kerikeri will have us returning to this motel.
Moon Gate Villa - Kerikeri - Bedroom
5
9.8 Excellent (80 reviews)
C$ 262+
Overview Reviews
Located in Kerikeri, Moon Gate Villa is in the historical district, a 5-minute drive from Stone Store and 11 minutes from Rainbow Falls. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available on request).
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Hosts were very friendly and accommodating - need to return in the summer as sitting in the garden and relaxing would be very enjoyable . Enjoyed the continental breakfast - All in all a great stay Many thanks Lionel and Rod
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything about this Moon Gate and the hosts is special. Such great kiwi hospitality, that mafe us feel very special - with a great hint of maori culture.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Honestly, It was a really good surprise... a lot of really good details. High recommended.
Cons: Nothing.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This is an outstanding property. It is a beautiful villa in a magnificent garden setting, close to the town, and superbly run. It is one of the best properties we have ever stayed in. The hosts were charming, considerate and generous. We spend a wonderful four days at Moon Gate and would love the opportunity to return.
Cons: We liked it all. We cannot think of a single negative.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything and the little chocolates
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was flawless
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Attention to detail outstanding and breakfast superb!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Place was fantastic, the couple who run the moon gate are so lovely and accommodating they have the best dog and cat. Would go back in a heart beat thanks again guys
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Fabulously helpful hosts who rearranged the facilities for my less mobile mother and made a special effort for my parents 55 wedding anniversary all off there own kindness.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Hosts, breakfast, garden, rooms
Cons: No complaints, Was All great
The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs - Kerikeri - Building
6
9.8 Excellent (63 reviews)
C$ 2450+
Overview Reviews
Located in Matauri Bay, Kauri Cliffs is within a 10-minute drive of Matauri Bay Beach and Rainbow Warrior Memorial. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this lodge consist of a conference center and a meeting room. Free valet parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: From the moment we arrived the staff were friendly, helpful and the whole experience was well worth our road trip. Kauri cliffs was exceptional, the views to die for. The golf was a bonus.
Cons: Gravel road to get to Kauri Cliffs
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Met all expectations, especially service.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The wonderful golf course and the friendliness of all of the staff.
Cons: Nothing
Hananui Lodge and Apartments - Russell - Building
7
9.4 Excellent (663 reviews)
C$ 166+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Hananui Lodge and Apartments in Russell, you'll be near the beach, just steps from Russell Beach and a 2-minute drive from Flagstaff Hill. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great place great location
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Lovely location with great views. Staff were friendly and helpful. Facilities were all kept to a high standard. My partner and I enjoyed our stay and would recommend Hananui Lodge to others travelling to Russell.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The owners were wonderful and the room was everything we could want. The owner was very informative about the area and sights to see. Russell is a very charming town and well worth a visit. The room was worth the price.
Cons: That we were able to stay only one night.
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Spacious modern and clean with great location and good hosts.
7.5 Good
Pros: It was central but also quiet (being mid-winter).
Cons: Showering left the bathroom floor very damp and potentially dangerous/slippery.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very central, comfortable and has the feeling of home away from home.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Spotlessly clean. Location. Management very helpful. Value for money. N/A
Cons: N/A
7.9 Good
Pros: Great location close to the duke and we were lucky with a water view
Cons: Unfortunately the water cylinder in our room wasn’t working so not hot water but we were well looked after and even were given a discount. Very much appreciated. Will definitely stay again
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Bed configurations were met. Staff were professional friendly and gave all the information required in a friendly personal manner.
Cons: Could not fault.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Wonderful stay very friendly hosts & fantastic apartment, immaculate & beautiful views right on the waters edge .
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Ideal location, loved walking out the door and just across the grassy reserve to the beach. So close to everything in Russell, Easy walking! and the Jazz & Blues Festival was on, so a wonderful weekend!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great friendly staff, clean modern well appointed rooms and amazing location
Stone Store Lodge - Kerikeri - Building
8
9.6 Excellent (96 reviews)
C$ 180+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Stone Store Lodge in Kerikeri, you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Kerikeri Mission House and Stone Store. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Nice hot tub and cooked breakfast.
Cons: Thin walls between the rooms. I could hear practically everything in the next room beside me. They were making noise until midnight. Not impressed
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We began our 6 week trip in NZ at the Stone Store Lodge in Keri Keri. The location on the hill set into semi tropical vegetation was a lovely surprise. Our host Richard was welcoming and helpful and his assistant Izzie made our stay very special.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The view was amazing the host friendly beautiful private room
Cons: The walk to the bath needed night lights it was slippery and narrow wasn’t prepared to take that on at nighttime
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was perfect !!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Izzie is a fabulous host- she cooked us delicious breakfast daily and gave us great tips on local hot spots in the area!!! The common room is huge and comfortable - a very relaxed setting. Would recommend this for groups or families!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We really enjoyed our stay. We were in KeriKeri for a wedding. Izzie was awesome and made us feel very at home. We arrived late on the Friday evening and everything was organized for us and access was easy. The room was comfortable and clean and the aspect is beautiful. Breakfast was also fantastic. Would definately recommend.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was excellent and on time. The owner is friendly and warm to talk with. The heated bathroom floor was an unexpected luxury. Bed was super comfortable! Easy walk to Tourist spot.
Cons: The only tiny criticism was that we pulled the main blind down in the room and it was a bit dirty. Left the little one up- beautiful sunrise in the morning.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: What great place to stay...warm, comfortable, luxurious, great location, fabulous host, delicious breakfast, amazing value for money.... we loved it and will stay again
Cons: Nothing!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Richard has put together a great oasis there and makes you feel at home and very comfortable throughout your stay. Highly recommended.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was great, as was the location and the room. Brilliant.
Cons: The shampoo, soap, etc wasn't great. It is good to see a local business being supported though.
The Retreat - Paihia - Bedroom
9
9.4 Excellent (331 reviews)
C$ 172+
Overview Reviews
Located in Paihia, The Retreat is within a 10-minute drive of Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Haruru Falls. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Stunning outlook and so reasonably priced. Everything that you could need was there.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Sasha was a wonderful host. She explained where all the interesting things were in the town. Accommodation had a fantastic view of the bay.
Cons: There was nothing that wasn’t great here.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We liked the views, the location, the quiet, the friendliness, helpfulness and very accommodating staff, the comfortable bed and the bird life.
Cons: We were very happy there for our four night stay, during winter being chilly (we are from Townsville Qld), maybe a mat on the kitchen floor would be the only extra I would have enjoyed.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The service was amazing. The room was do beautiful and homely will definitely be back. Cabin #4
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The name says it all! The retreat, a beautiful outlook over the bay, with the only sounds at night the Moreporks calling to each other. A five minute drive into the town centre. Absolutely loved the accomodation, and friendly staff.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: An absolutely beautiful spot, stunning views, clean spacious apartment.. I'll definitely stay here again
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Sasha was so warm and welcoming. It was so easy to relax and enjoy the magnificent view over the Bay of Islands. The studio was very clean and comfortable and it had everything I needed. A full length balcony and nothing block the view. Beautiful walk into Paihia along beach and rocks.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Very comfortable in a great location and friendly host
Cons: Very dated in need of updating
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Excellent location. Great views. Very friendly staff. Great stay overall.
Cons: Bath not very suitable for tall people. Hot water will eventually run out.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: wonderful greeting from Sasha. The Views are to die for. Apartment very spacious and comfortable.
Cons: Having to leave!
Bay Cabinz Motel - Paihia - Building
10
9.4 Excellent (302 reviews)
C$ 140+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Bay Cabinz Motel, you'll be centrally located in Paihia, within a 10-minute drive of Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Paihia Beach. Featured amenities include a computer station, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Ali and Ken we're awesome hosts and made us feel very welcome. Location was perfect, we left the car and walked everywhere. Thanks for a fabulous holiday.
Cons: Nothing.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The cabins were charming and in a very handy location. Ken and Ali were very pleasant and attentive hosts. We would definitely recommend and stay here again.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Great location, nice host
Cons: All good
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was great and I was made to feel very at home. The location was excellent and my room was lovely. Thanks especially for contacting me so quickly about leaving my kindle behind!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful location
Cons: Could do with updating facilities
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Quiet location but only a few minutes walk to the shops and pier
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location. Private, quiet, lovely hosts.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location, and really nice cabins. Perfect to have some private space in beautiful surroundings and walking distance to everything, well kitted out with all the essentials.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great host, perfect location for the two of us.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We had a great cabin on the lower level with a view across the valley. Sunny and warm. The facilities were perfect for 2-3 people. Excellent layout so you could always enjoy the outlook. Loved using the deck. Kitchen facilities suited our needs (microwave, hotplate, coffee/tea making), So close to everything we didn't need to use the car
Cons: Perhaps a frying pan would be good. The DVD player was a bit temperamental...had trouble loading Zone 4 DVDs
Colonial House Motel - Kerikeri - Building
11
9.4 Excellent (270 reviews)
C$ 137+
Overview Reviews
Located in Kerikeri, Colonial House Motel is in the historical district, within a 15-minute walk of Kerikeri Mission House and Stone Store. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely and clean. Also very quiet and peaceful
Cons: Nothing - it was lovely
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean + awesome and attentive staff!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: We found the proprieters friendly and the unit we were given was very clean and tidy.Our unit was at the end of the line and this was excellent in that it was away from any street noise and any comings and goings in the central areas of the complex.Having said that our unit had good car parking and was easily accessible.
Cons: We found the bathroom basin of an unusual size,depth and shape,which did compromise the use of.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location, very quiet , Great hosts, Close to all amenities Lovely touch to receive a glass of wine and homemade slices on arrival . We will be back !!
Cons: Leaving
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Really enjoyed the stay. Excellent hosts and large comfortable well appointed rooms. Will definitely stay again if we are up that way.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Room was clean. Owners were a lovely couple very welcoming and helpful.
Cons: Nothing the property was beautifully maintained.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Peaceful. Stand alone unit. Complimentary wine. Friendly but not intrusive
Cons: Bit cramped but manageable. Shover head interesting
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The owners are quaintly delightful! The unit was well appointed, cosy and clean. Cookies and milk are standard and the kids enjoyed thoroughly as mum did with her complimentary glass of red wine.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location perfect for our needs, set in beautiful grounds. Quiet, peaceful and our hosts could not have been more welcoming or helpful
Ash Grove Boutique Motel - Paihia - Building
12
9.4 Excellent (238 reviews)
C$ 138+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Ash Grove Boutique Motel in Paihia, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Haruru Falls. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Not only was the cottage cute, clean and cosy but our hosts were extremely accommodating. They had extensive information on the area and surrounds, including maps and brochures of activities in the area. They even went to the effort of booking a day trip for us, it was very helpful. Thank you very much for a perfect start to our New Zealand holiday.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Large and comfortable space, lovely courtyard and a swimming pool. Quiet location.
Cons: Wash basin could have a single mixer tap instead of hot or cile separate tap
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Functional cottage with great bed and big bathroom.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The Pool was beautiful. The hosts went out of there way to make our stay memorable.
Cons: Having to leave
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Friendly and helpful staff Ease of access to facilities such as bbq and washing
Cons: Accessing the motel and getting back on to the main road were both difficult
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean and comfortable room with patio doors opening to a lovely patio with table and chairs facing the pool. Our hosts were super helpful. 5 minutes from Paihia.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Extremely spacious and clean with good linen, wifi and friendly service.
Cons: It's alongside the main road and it's a little hard to turn into and out of at busy times of the day.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: No breakfast was included but the quiet location suited us very well. The personal courteous attention of the owner was excellent and we would make this our first choice when we go back for another trip.
Cons: No negatives in our experience.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly helpful Owners.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Very comfortable & amazingly clean
The Clendon - Russell - Building
13
9.3 Excellent (233 reviews)
C$ 159+
Overview Reviews
Located in Okiato, The Clendon is by the sea, within a 10-minute drive of Russell Museum and Russell Christ Church. Featured amenities include a library and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Peter and Susie were great! We enjoyed our stay at The Clendon. We had a fantastic breakfast the first day, whilst watching the sub rising behind the foggy air. Beautiful scenery and very quiet time. Will surely go back if we go around again!
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Location, space, helpful staff.
Cons: Air conditioner made a lot of noise ,remote did not work properly
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent location, Peter and Sue great hosts. Wonderful veiw of the bay from the room
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Comfortable room with view over water, amongst trees. Relaxing location. Close to ferry. Happy not to be staying in busy Russell itself over school holidays.
Cons: Seems to be allowed to be run down a bit in maintenance . Communication between staff unreliable .
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hospitality shown by Susie the Manager and her team, was first class and she was genuinely interested that our experience expectations were not only met but exceeded and her local knowledge was also very helpful in planning our days. The view from our suite room was awesome overlooking the bay and at night to say it was quiet is an understatement except for the birds and wildlife and was really appreciated by us given we live in a city. We took up the option of the hot breakfast and this was also fantastic and they make a mean omelette! Would highly recommend this place for anyone looking for an adventure holiday around the Bay of Islands but then return to a very relaxing place for a nice after dinner drink and hangout with privacy respected. Glenn & Belinda
Cons: Nothing
7.5 Good
Pros: Location space and views.
Cons: There were no instructions to wirk tv
9.6 Excellent
Pros: I Loved the pool, and the view from the garden was beautiful. It was so lovely and relaxing and such a great place to unwind. Was so nice to be able to chill by the pool with a lovely glass or two of prosecco and the yellow rubber duck...
Cons: I was a little disappointed that I wasnt able to watch TV from the bed
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Nice ensemble not far from Russel. The interior is a testimony of good taste. Superb views. Susie, the owner, gives you a warm welcome and is a perfect host.
5.8 Okay
Pros: Nice view and felt private
Cons: We had booked for a friends wedding Easter weekend. We found out at 12:30 on Good Friday that our accommodation had been cancelled (was still confirmed on bookings).
Austria Motel - Paihia - Building
14
9.2 Excellent (434 reviews)
C$ 129+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Austria Motel, you'll be centrally located in Paihia, within a 5-minute drive of Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Paihia Wharf. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Ideal location in central Paihia. Comfortable room with a well equipped small kitchen.
Cons: Can't fault.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Have stayed here many times, really love it.
Cons: Nothink
10.0 Excellent
Cons: Noise at night 2 to 3 am from people staying at motel next door
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It's always consistently clean & comfortable with very nice hosts.
Cons: There was nothing we didn't like.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Great location, very friendly and helpful owner.
Cons: The place was a little dated but very clean
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The owners had some really helpful tips about things to do in the area and also great suggestions for sight seeing spots on our journey home. The private deck area was fantastic and off street, covered parking also a bonus.
Cons: The water pressure in the shower is really poor especially when it comes to hair washing.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Very clean, central location, spacious and well laid out. Huge terrace at the front, though no sea view. Great wifi, helpful staff, undercover parking. Highly recommended.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location, staff, room itself.
Cons: Shower only cold water. Takes too long before warm water comes out and tap gives wrong info, blue is warm, red is cold
8.8 Excellent
Pros: In the center of town, Restaurants, super market are in walking distance.
Cons: No elevator, room are in 2nd floor.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: A short walk and we were on the Waterfront. Restaurants and Super Market all close by. Great for sight seeing and Trips to see sights further away. Our Hosts were very helpful with arranging sight seeing trips.
Bellrock Lodge - Russell - Building
15
9.7 Excellent (38 reviews)
C$ 243+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Bellrock Lodge, you'll be centrally located in Russell, just a 5-minute walk from Russell Christ Church and 6 minutes by foot from Russell Beach. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. A ferry terminal shuttle is provided at no charge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great friendly place very well run
Cons: Overall very good
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Awesome property
Cons: Awesome property
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The private balcony with a view was awesome. The stars on the sky in the evening is something to watch. The hosts were extremely friendly.
Cons: Nothing really.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Absolutely everything.
Cons: Nothing.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Views
Cons: Steep driveway into property
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The property is only a few minutes walk from the beach and beachside restaurantsand facilities, which was better than expected. The owners, Peter and Lorraine, could not have been more friendly or more helpful and made our stay even better. We wanted a day out sailing and they made the arrangements for us; what a great day!
Cons: There is nothing we didn't like. The proposition was well priced and the delivery was great. Excellent value for money.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic rooms and owners
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Views from our balcony of Russell were stunning and Lorraine the owner was so beautiful and welcoming and when we told her it was our honeymoon she went out of her way to give us a bottle of wine. Such amazing hospitality!!!
Cons: Nothing, the place was fabulous!
Admirals View Lodge - Paihia
16
9.2 Excellent (198 reviews)
C$ 130+
Overview Reviews
Located in Paihia, Admiral's View Lodge is by the ocean, a 4-minute walk from Paihia Beach and 10 minutes by foot from Paihia Wharf. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent service. Owners so helpful and friendly. Breakfast fantastic. Warm and comfortable.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Everthing
Cons: Nothing.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: spacious apartment. comfortable beds easy walk to centre of town
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The room is quite big and well equipped for basic cooking. Shower was good. Balcony had lovely views for drinks or BBQ.
Cons: Bathroom taps were stiff and noisy waking other person up at night.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The motel is situated off a quiet side street in Paihia so there was very little traffic to disturb our peace and quiet. Our (downstairs) room was spacious and sunny, with a nice sitting out position. We had lovely afternoon autumnal sun
Cons: We thought the kitchen equipment was fairly basic and only just adequate for our simple put together meals.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved the warm welcome on arrival, very helpful and friendly. The Easter eggs were a very touch.
Cons: We loved staying here and would recommend staying here.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Room clean and comfortable. Free WiFi very good. Walking distance to restaurants and cafes
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Great location and friendly staff.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The room in general and the complex was nice and friendly, beds were good and the place was clean.
Cons: No extraction in the bath room, got very damp by the time 3 went through the shower.
88 Lodge - Kerikeri - Building
17
9.7 Excellent (33 reviews)
C$ 178+
Overview Reviews
Located in Kerikeri, 88 Lodge is in the historical district, within a 10-minute drive of Rainbow Falls and Kerikeri Mission House. Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was great Thankyou. Bed very comfortable great sleep.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent host, they were just great people who made us feel welcomed and feel really special. Thank you Geoff and Chris, who is a great chief.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean, wonderful hosts.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The Pool the dog the host's the garden
6.7 Good
Pros: Bed was comfortable
Cons: Could of mown the lawns before the guests arrived. Thought Geoff was abit to much talking instead of letting us relax in private. Thought the draws were dusty and the porch outside needed a water blast.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very tranquil location with beautiful grounds and pool. The hosts were very friendly and helpful and the breakfasts were exceptional, with the added pleasure of being able to choose your own breakfast - fresh fruit and freshly baked croissants or a cooked breakfast. Also, we really appreciated having our rooms serviced daily, as long as we were out of our room by 11.00 am.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly hosts with great tips on local attractions. A great place to stay
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful Garden - Lovely room - excellent hosts
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: the hosts are very welcoming and the room is a very high standard the home made breakfast was excellent and they were a pleasure to talk to
6.3 Good
Pros: Location
Cons: Clean, great location
Peppertree Lodge - Hostel - Paihia - Building
18
9.5 Excellent (48 reviews)
C$ 20+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Peppertree Lodge - Hostel in Paihia, you'll be near the beach, within a 10-minute drive of Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Paihia Beach. Featured amenities include laundry facilities and a library. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The owners of this hostel are incredibly friendly and helpful!
Cons: Wifi is limited to 1Gb. Which to be fair is plenty for 1-2 nights.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Place is under new management and being renovated. Everything is new. Place is very clean and the beds are very comfy. Best hostel so far we've stayed in recent years.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The room was clean and very nice.The staff were also kind.
Cons: The heating only worked on the first day.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Clean rooms Well stocked kitchen utensils Clean and freash linen
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Perfect location. Very friendly and helpful host. Excellent value for money. A really superior lodge and perfect for backpackers or other travellers. Nice kitchen and general areas. The new managers were obviously working hard to make the place even better.
Cons: The top bunk in our family room had no safety rail, but no problem, we just moved the mattress onto the floor.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean hostel, nice sitting areas, and very nice owners.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was very clean, great location and good price.
Cons: Everything was good.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful modern decor in the rooms, with great facilities & good location for things you need (bars, excursions, places to eat & parking) Staff couldn’t do enough for you, friendly & extremely welcoming. they arranged for us to check in late with no problems, recommendations, discounts & made us feel at home which is what we needed after a busy month of travelling.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: clean great location liked the animals
Cons: all good
Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground - Paihia - Building
19
9.2 Excellent (148 reviews)
C$ 114+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground in Paihia, you'll be on a river, within a 10-minute drive of Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Haruru Falls. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location was amazing.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Super clean rooms, great staff, amazing pool and superb views with great facilities especially if you have children
Cons: Probably only thing would be the pool not being heated
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The view was wonderful and the motel owner really helpful.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely friendly hosts, gave us lots of local knowledge of things to do and places to go. Our accommodation was very clean and the bed was so comfortable.The view from our room was beautiful looking out over the waterfalls.
Cons: There was nothing I didn’t like about this place. Very enjoyable stay.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: They have electric blankets which was a bonus for us! Beds were comfortable and nice staff
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Quiet for us
Cons: Nothing value mor money
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The owners are the nicest people, they upgraded us at no extra cost and just generally bent over backwards to make sure we had the best possible experience.
7.9 Good
Pros: Pick ups for the activities we booked Hosts were excellent regarding our booking for Waitangi Concert evening
The Sanctuary @ Bay Of Islands - Opua - Balcony
20
9.6 Excellent (38 reviews)
C$ 515+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at The Sanctuary @ Bay of Islands in Opua, you'll be by the sea, within a 10-minute drive of Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Bay of Islands Marina. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, multilingual staff, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: A boutique lodge in Opua, Bay of Islands. A wonderful location overlooking the Bay of Islands. Only 4 rooms and the proprietor was a wonderful hostess. Great breakfast and dinner can be provided at extra cost. We were able to get a free shuttle service to and from a restaurant in Paihia
Cons: Evertything was satisfactory
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful location and setting. Great hospitality from the owner. A great place to discover the northern part of the North Island.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Glennis was a terrific host- nothing was too much trouble., Great dinner( catered for our list of dietary needs so well) and nice buffet breakfast. Stunning views and comfotable lounge area.Beautiful room & amenities with private balcony & wonderful views. Close to Paihia and ferry to Russell . Highly recommend!!!
Cons: Nothing!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Glennis was a great host and the property was amazing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Stayed for three nights at the end of a work trip to New Zealand. Loved everything about our home away from home - especially breakfast and the well stocked and complimentary mini bar. Glennis is the best host with just the right amount of attention and local knowledge. Location was out of town and perfect for us as needed to recoup and get away from it all and The Sanctuary is so peaceful. Bed and room were just right!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything. Most of all the stunning views and wonderful hospitality.
Cons: Not a thing.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Basically everything, had great views, amazing rooms and amenities, the breakfast was devine, very relaxing atmosphere.. Thr hosts were Beyond the norm :)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Magnificent property, would be very hard to beat. Owner, Glennis, very friendly, great cook, and extremely helpful. View to die for, and overall a delight. Would definitely highly recommend it. Perfect.
Cons: Nothing.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful room with glorious view
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It was what it states a sanctuary. Peaceful and quiet and the views were magnificent. Yogi and Glennis were perfect hosts. Would definitely stay again. Very close to Paihia.