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    Cook's Lookout Motel

    9 Causeway Road | P.O. Box 380, Paihia 0257, New Zealand
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$92
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          Overview
          • Excellent74%
          • Very good20%
          • Average3%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          “new zealand” (98 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Kitchenette
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          Private Balcony
          Breakfast included
          3.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 3 days ago

          Wow what a neat spot.The owners are so friendly and helpful.The rooms had everything in them and the sunrise in the morning while laying in bed was unforgettable .The pool was solar heated and a really decent size. The children had many swims even through...More

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          Reviewed 5 days ago

          I has such a good experience staying at this motel. The elevated setting is just magical on the hilltop above Paihia with a bird's eye view over the bush, sea and Bay of Islands. The unit had big windows on two sides and glass door...More

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          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          We mistakenly made an incorrect booking at another local BB and ended up spending the night at this motel. The owner was extremely helpful and polite, we had a room with a view across the Bay Area. It was really good. The room was very...More

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          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          Awoke each morning to breathtaking views and stunning sunrise. Room clean and well equipped, service excellent-- owner "Norm" the consumate host. Lovely peaceful setting yet close to the local amenities in Pihia.

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          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          We stayed here for 3 nights. The bed was so comfy and Norman's knowledge of the area made our stay all the more enjoyable. Room view was awesome. Highest motel room in the Bay of Islands. Morning sunrise was well worth getting up for. Quiet...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$100 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
          • #1 Family Hotel in Paihia
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 12
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          • Location
          • New Zealand >
          • North Island >
          • Northland Region >
          • Bay of Islands >
          • Paihia
          • Also Known As
          • Cook`s Lookout Hotel Paihia ,
          • Cooks Lookout Hotel ,
          • Cooks Lookout Paihia ,
          • Cook's Lookout Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
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          VPMarketing
          is there transportation from the airport?
          16 August 2016|
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          Response from Mia W | Reviewed this property |
          i am not sure, i got the bus there, and Norm picked us up from the wharf. Email the hotel, they are very helpful!
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          cforchuck
          Do they have wi-fi. If so is there a charge and how much
          6 January 2015|
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          Response from Wendsgeo | Reviewed this property |
          Yes there is free wifi, coupons are given with passwords, and you can get as many coupons as you need!
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          "We had room 6"
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          "Room with a view."
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          "The best view is probably from our room - Ocean View studio 3"
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          "5 minutes drive from Paihia"
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