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Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Our 25th wedding anniversary was made even more memorable by the Swiss Chalet. The room was tidy and well appointed with facilities for cooking food and a fridge along with the usual tea and coffee. The deck was a nice extra space to enjoy and the bed and furniture were comfortable. The hotel is within easy walking distance of the...

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The rooms are in need of an upgrade but are cosy enough. What does need urgent attention is the water pressure in the shower. It goes off completely during your shower. The other is the free internet connection. I get its free but at peek times there is not enough bandwidth to load a webpage.

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Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jaynz D, Thank you for your review. We are at a loss as to understand what happened to the water pressure in your room. We have had no complaints, in fact people often remark that our water pressure is great. It would have helped if you had told us about what was happening at the time you stayed with...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We had three night at Swiss. This is an Older plant , but it is clean, tidy, well maintained , supported by kind , caring hosts . The motel is well located , walking distance to the main township , information site, wharf, beach and restaurants .

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We really loved staying at the Swiss Chalet. Our apartment was two bedrooms, two bathrooms, two balconies on the upper floor and was just lovely. Very high ceilings, felt very spacious and airy. Looks much bigger than other motels in two . Heating worked well. Located just off the Main Street so very close to walk to restaurants but avoiding...

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Thank Cloodle
Kaikohe, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We enjoyed our time at the Swiss Chalet! A great place - close to the shops, beach and restaurants - all just a walk away! The room was comfortable and cosy with a lot of space, great facilities and needed nothing more. Maureen and Phil are excellent hosts and we look forward to going back. We would definitely recommend this...

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Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of our motel puckalux. It is always great to know that people have enjoyed their stay with us. Hopefully you will visit us again soon. Regards Maureen and Phil.

Coopers Beach, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We were visiting Paihia with my Mum and Dad who were visiting from overseas so booked the 3 bedroom suite at the top of the motel. It was clean, spacious and had 3 balconies, much to my Mum's delight! The living area was great for 6 of us and we all enjoyed the spa bath. Maureen made us feel very...

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Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review. We are always pleased to see people enjoying their stay at our motel and we enjoyed having you here. The 3 bedroom apartment is just perfect for families all being together. Hopefully you will be able to come to Paihia and stay with us again soon. Regards Maureen and...

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We had a fantastic stay at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel. The room was fantastic and a great size for a family of five. The three kids were in their own room with electric blankets on the beds and we had a bed set off to the side of the lounge/kitchen/Dining Area. This room had a lot of space and it...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I arrived in Paihia to find the beautiful little town bursting at the seams, due to the County Rock festival being on that weekend, but fortunately, due to a last minute cancellation, Phil & Maureen at the Swiss Chalet were able to offer me a room. As a woman travelling alone, I couldn't have made a better choice; the room...

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Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel, responded to this review

WOW - thank you for your amazing review "gcmotel". We just loved having you stay with us and are thrilled that you enjoyed yourself in our motel and in Paihia. Yes you are right - the Country Rock Festival in May and the Jazz Festival in August are exciting and Paihia is bursting from the seams, people always have to...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Location is central but quiet and would be perfect if had a sea view!! Very clean and comfortable room, good facilities including a good kitchenette, heater, fan - value for money Excellent and generous wifi Phil and Maureen are friendly and helpful, and run a great motel. Maureen even assisted us with our laundry by folding the clothes when we...

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Aberdeen, Scotland
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Just as in 2011, what a great time we had at Swiss Chalet. We received a very warm welcome from Maureen when we checked in and showed us to our unit. I don’t think much had changed in the room since our last visit but it was comfortable and more than suited our needs and this time it was warm...

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Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was lovely to see you once again back in Paihia and also back to stay with us. Hopefully we will get to see you again one day. Regards Maureen and Phil

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer the ultimate 4-star motel accommodation in the beautiful Bay of Islands, New Zealand. Our modern, fully self-contained units sleep 1-10 people, have balconies, some with stunning sea views and are only metres from Paihia waterfront. The prime central location places you within 1 minute's walk from Paihia wharf, beach, shops and cafes. The many exciting attractions and activities on offer around the Bay are at your feet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel

Address: 3 Bayview Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $142 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
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#3 Family Hotel in Paihia
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#8 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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“The room was spotlessly clean and had a small balcony for sitting, beautiful flowers in window boxes and the gardens were well maintained.”
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