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    Breakwater Motel

    1 Bayview Road | Bay of Islands, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
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    Traveller (136)
    Room & Suite (89)
    Dining (3)
    Overview
    • Excellent77%
    • Very good19%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “great location” (77 reviews)
    “sea view” (38 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 624 reviews

    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    We recently stayed at Breakwater Motel for 4 nights. The apartment was very well equipped, spacious and clean. The views over the bay and towards Paihia were a special treat. Easy walk to town and ferries. Thank you, Lyn and Ken, for a very comfortable...More

    Thank Margaret L
    Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 18 July 2017

    Hi Craig S Thank you so much for your review, recommendation and your lovely compliments of the apartment. Kind Regards Lyn

    Reviewed 3 July 2017

    We stayed at the conner first floor 1brm unit with sea views for 3 nights, the place is new, well equipped and clean, big kitchen and big bathroom with underfloor heating, the location is handy. Will be back :)

    Thank Anthonyko
    Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 18 July 2017

    Hi Anthonyko Many thanks for your fabulous review and look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Lyn

    Reviewed 26 June 2017

    We couldn't have chosen a more perfect location or motel to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. Our suite with its modern, warm and inviting decor gave us wide views across the bay and its changing moods. Facilities were great and spotless. Lovely Lyn made us...More

    Thank moi-dit
    Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 2 July 2017

    Dear moi-dit What a lovely read - thank you so much for your kind words shared on Breakwater Motel. We truly appreciate it and are delighted that you enjoyed your stay here with us, a 50th Wedding Anniversary is indeed a very special occasion. Kind...More

    Reviewed 15 June 2017

    Beautiful location, walking distance to the shops, wharf,, restaurants and beach. Lyn and Ken are lovely hosts, helpful and pleasant. Our room had a spectacular view of the bay and was very comfortable. This is the cleanest motel we've ever stayed in.It was spotless,. The...More

    Thank Alison W
    Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 2 July 2017

    Hi Alison W We are happy to hear that your experience and stay at Breakwater Motel was memorable. Thank you for taking your time to review our motel. Kind Regards Lyn

    Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

    Great accommodation. Excellent view, walking distance to local restaurants, Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Fullers Ferry to Zhoke in the Rock! Motel clean, luxurious, modern. Definitely would stay here again! Ab Fab😀

    Thank Jillian S
    Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 13 June 2017

    Hi Jillian S Thank you so much for your short but 'oh so sweet' review. Look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes Lyn

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$109 - US$251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
    • #1 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
    • #3 Business Hotel in Paihia
    • #5 Family Hotel in Paihia
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 25
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Northland Region >
    • Bay of Islands >
    • Paihia
    • Also Known As
    • Breakwater Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
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    Traveller (136)
    Room & Suite (89)
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    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (72)
    Bathroom (6)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    BrianH422
    6 May 2017|
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    Response from OwnerBW1 | Property representative |
    Hi Brian We do have both Waterfront Suites (ocean view) and Lower Seaview Suites (no ocean view) available for February and March 2018. Do have a look at our website for great images and descriptions of the units... More
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    Stu I
    22 April 2017|
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    Response from OwnerBW1 | Property representative |
    Hi Stu Thanks for your enquiry. We do offer free wireless onsite. We would appreciate the origin of the complaints you are referring to. Many thanks Kind Regards Lyn
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    Stu I
    22 April 2017|
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    Response from OwnerBW1 | Property representative |
    Hi Stu Breakwater Motel is a motel with rooms that are self contained and serviced daily. Kindly refer to our website for the room options we offer. breakwatermotel co nz Thank you Kind Regards Lyn
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    "Pay the extra for the waterfront view - it's so worth it!!"
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    "Suites with views over the picturesque Bay a must."
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