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Anchorage Motel

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#6 of 43 Hotels in Paihia
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location with stunning views. Two bedroom apartment was very clean and comfortable. Big bathroom and sufficient self catering facilities. Friendly staff, safe car park. Pleasant walking distance to all amenities, restaurants and shops in the area. Will return.

Thank 212sharon2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location, spotlessly clean, well furnished with everything you need supplied plus good car parking a great outdoor pool complex including a spa pool and outdoor furniture. We arranged a late checkout with no extra charge.

Thank Colin R
AnchorAnchorage2, General Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Colin R Thank you for choosing to stay with us while showing your friends the beautiful BOI. Many thanks for the wonderful comments and review. Hopefully we will see you back again some day. The team of the Anchorage

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found the accommodation to be very clean and tidy. Friendly, helpful hosts. The unit layout was suited perfectly for two couples or families with king size bed in living area still leaving ample room, plus a king size bed in the separate bedroom. Will definitely return there.

Thank anngeenz
AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Anngeenz Thank you for your great comments and review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Many thanks the team of the Anchorage

New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 5 nights as a family of 4. Two bedroom family unit was well configured with bedrooms at rear (away from street) therefor a quiet night sleep. Plenty of space, huge bathroom and good beds. Handy to all tourist facilities and an all restaurant next door. Owners and staff all great. Would definitely return.

Thank Rog4NewZealand
AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Rog5NewZealand Thank you for your great review and kind words. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. The team of the Anchorage

Seneca, South Carolina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the anchorage motel three nights while we were in paihia. It has a nice view of the water and also has a pool. A big plus for us is it has a good air conditioner. We had a superior king and it had plenty of room with a large bathroom. The owner was very nice and we...

Thank Bill Y
AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Bill Y Many thanks for your kind words and great review. We are delighted you enjoed your stay with us. The team of the Anchorage

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Found the motel easily and the check in was easy and fast. Informative friendly lady checked us in and as we were early we had a choice of rooms, so took one on the ground floor with parking in front. Very nice room, clean, walk in shower with nice kitchen and king bed. Larger flat screen TV and the free...

Thank Kenneth H
AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Kenneth H Thank you for your kind words and great review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. The team of the Anchorage Motel

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Unfriendly place and altogether a disappointment. There are definitely far better places to stay in Paihia from what we saw and at similar prices. I could not recommend this motel and the staff were not particularly friendly..

1Thank DosCalas
AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi DosCalas We would like the opportunity to discuss your review as we greatly appreciate all feedback and use all opportunities to improve the quality of service and the facilities we offer our guests. Our staff work really hard to ensure all our guests enjoy their stay with us. Please email us at info@anchoragemotel.co.nz with your concerns so our team...

New Jersey
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Had a booking for 2 days, all paid in advance. Left for cape reinga for a day trip and they packed all my stuff and put it in plastic bag in the office. When I went to ask where the heck was my stuff, their reason was we thought u left and had to empty the room coz had a...

Thank Jigsr0101
AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jigsr0101 We appreciate your feed back, but will take this opportunity to clarify the facts. You made a booking for 2 people in a unit with a maximum number of guest of 2. But you arrived with 3 people and did not advise us of this on check in we only noticed on delivery of extra towels requested after...

Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We enjoyed our two nights in Paihia staying at the Anchorage Motel! It was within walking distance of town and lots of restaurants. Our room was small, but was clean, tidy, and everything we needed for just the two of us. We also enjoyed our nightly dip in the hot tub listening to the ocean nearby.

Thank Jessica S
AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jessica S Many thanks for your great review we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. The team of the Anchorage

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We stayed one night at a corner unit at the Anchorage Motel. The room was clean and tidy, and adequate for the purpose. It provided a good base to explore Paihia and its many attractions. The best thing about the property was its proximity to the beachfront. It was helpful to have access to the motel's laundry room (washing machine...

Thank Vince C
AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Vince Thank you for your feed back, we will look into your concerns regarding the door. The team of the Anchorage Motel

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Anchorage Motel A warm welcome from owner/hosts, Aileen and Denis. Ideally located motel on the central waterfront of Paihia, in the subtropical Bay of Islands, the cultural hub and recreational Mecca of historic Northland. Come and anchor at our spacious luxury accommodation, designed for comfort and relaxation. Ideal place to stay for couples, family groups and business people. The ideal anchorage for your holiday in the Bay of Islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anchorage Motel

Address: 2 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $104 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Anchorage Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Anchorage Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
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#2 Family Hotel in Paihia
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#4 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#4 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
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Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“This is not a hotel but an excellent motel with a restaurant next door”
C1663OKcolinr, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“Upper of the two levels provides better views.”
Rog4NewZealand, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms other than the corner unit might be quieter.”
VinceC299, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Top balcony rooms give the best view over the bay”
wayneseym0ur, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor to get better views of the harbor.”
karenwR8566TX, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
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