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Ahipara Bay Motel

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Sydney, Australia
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210 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Comfy accommodation with pretty views over the beach. Bed was comfortable in a separate bedroom but we were woken early with a helicopter taking off outside our bedroom at 6:30am. The people needing the helicopter are there for quite a long time changing bee hives in the area. The kitchen had plenty of utensils for cooking but we chose to... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Booked a room with a view. Lovely room and expansive views, appears to be a newer unit than some of the others.Good facilities and a coffee plunger which is hard too find in many motels. Owner of motel very helpful with local information. Restaurant food was good. Can't fault the place.

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Liepaja, Latvia
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64 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The value proposition is the views. Great views of the bay and easy access. Note - the hotel has been around for a while, thus you will feel some of the things have gotten a little 'tired', but everything is well kept and clean.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights during winter. We got a great deal with stay for 2 nights for the price of 1. We did not need any heating it was very warm. The spa bath was amazing! It was very nice a clean would definitely stay here again. It was a shame you have to pay for wifi when... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I booked in overnight on a business trip. The welcome was warm, the proprietor is very knowledgeable about the area, was friendly and gave me information I needed about meals, special on the menu for the evening. I went to my room which was on the end of the row and was immediately drawn to the view over the bay... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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59 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

What a fun stay I had at Ahipara Bay Motel. Made all the better by the cheerful and welcoming hosts in the fantastic restaurant there. Our group had a fun night watching the All Blacks and enjoying a super "Stone Grill" dinner. Would always recommend and will be back to this gem on the Ninety Mile beach.

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Auckland
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The location is beautiful, but we felt it was overpriced for what it offered. The spa bath has mould growing around it and could do with a good clean. The patio for the unit has no privacy from those on either side and noisy neighbours can be annoying late at night. Internet access should be part of the cost, as... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Once again a fabulous experience. The hosts are great people and the facilities to die for. Just love this place. Having done extensive travel around N.Z. this would be the best. Will be returning with family from Broome later in the year.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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245 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Ahipara is located a short 15 minute drive west of Kaitaia on the Coast. If you are thinking of staying in the Far North then this is a lovely spot to try. Ahipara Bay Motel is located on a slight hill for lovely views up 90 Mile Beach. There are a few different types of units available but spend the... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful and peaceful spot this is. Clean rooms and friendly service with a smile. I have had a very good week here and will stay here next month as well. The evenings on the terrace with the sunsets "right there" are truly amazing. The restaurant is good and offers stone grill as well as regular menu. The fish... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ahipara is a small coastal village at the Southern end of 90 Mile Beach, Northland, New Zealand.Our Motel has great ocean views over Reef Point and 90 Mile Beach. Activities in the area include: Surfing, Fishing, golf, Horse Trekking, tours up the beach, Quad Biking and Land Sailing. Our Complex has a small restaurant & bar (The Bay View). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ahipara Bay Motel

Address: 22 Reef View Road, Ahipara 0481, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Ahipara
Price Range: $146 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Front rooms overlooking beach”
 of 5 bubbles Europahol, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for rooms 12-16”
 of 5 bubbles Lanka_Latvia, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 11 has magnificent views.”
 of 5 bubbles russle0, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room 11 - excellent views and privacy”
 of 5 bubbles CandidKiwi, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Pay a bit extra for Seaview or partial view. Rooms without a view didn't seem to be very private at all”
 of 5 bubbles rowet43, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
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