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Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2011

We have just arrived home after our last stop in New Zealand at the Ash Grove Motel, it was just what we needed after 4 weeks visiting family. Wendy and Fred were great hosts and made us feel completly at home The unit we had was well furnished and immaculately clean,it has a lovely garden and pool area which was...

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Near the M25
Reviewed 16 March 2011

Another top tip from Trip Advisor, we stayed at the Ash Grove for five nights towards the end of February, and again were not disappointed. From our first meeting with Fred & Wendy we were hooked. We stayed in room no 4, which was big, light and airy, the patio doors opened out onto the delightful gardens and swimming pool,...

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Thank LeRouleur
Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 5 March 2011

We spent 5 nights here at the end of a trip to North Island. We thought it was the best place we had stayed at over there. The unit was delightful, very clean, comfortable and well equipped. There was a nice private area to sit outside. The swimming pool was beautiful, quite large and set in lovely gardens. A great...

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1Thank PMJones6
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2011

Fred and Wendy are great hosts and make every effort to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. They will book trips for you and they even delivered us to our catamarran adventure and then collected us later to save us the inconvenience of parking all day. The room was very comfortable and well equipped and we thoroughly enjoyed the...

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Thank Rosie186299
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2011

We stayed at the Ash Grove on the last night of our holidays and wished we could have stayed longer. Lovely room, with a nice comfy bed and all the amenities you could want from a motel and more. The pool was really great and muc larger than a lot of motel pools, it was also set in lovely landscaped...

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Thank blacktype1977
Oxfordshire, England
Reviewed 19 February 2011

Stayed at The Ash Grove for one week in Jan/Feb 11. What a fantastic little place. The owners, Wendy and Fred, are a lovely couple and very friendly and informative. Thought the warm muffins on arrival were great after a long drive from Auckland. We stayed in Unit 7 which was one of the two cottages. Can't fault it at...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 January 2011

After searching for a one night room to accommodate a large party of us (prior to a booking in Russell), we found the Ash Grove. Others in out party fared far worse! Nice rooms and grounds and a very accomodating host. Well worth the money and somewhere we would recommend.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 10 December 2010

Stayed at the Ashgrove for 2 nights and found it to be excellent accommodation. Our hosts Wendy and Fred were very welcoming and helpful with information about the area. We enjoyed the cakes on arrival. We would have no hesitation in recommending the Ashgrove. Margaret & Des, Dublin, Ireland

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Thank cunnane_family3
Alingsas, Sweden
Reviewed 8 December 2010

Our second trip to New Zealand. After a start in Auckland we had big expectations on Pahia. Ash Grove is a nice little motel directly near the road Haruro falls. The owners (which by the way are selling - dec 2010) are a nice couple which probably has doing this for long time. The rooms are standard equipped and for...

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AshGroveMotel, Owner at Ash Grove Motel, responded to this review

We thank these guests for their review. However, we are very disappointed to hear that they were not happy with the accommodation we offer. We should point out that ALL our units have been COMPLETELY REFURBISHED to a 4* plus Qualmark rating (though we still market ourselves as 4*, so that our guests feel that we are 'over delivering' on...

England
Reviewed 4 December 2010

Hosts: Wendy and Fred are a pleasant and efficent team for whom nothing is too much trouble - in our case they went above and beyond what we could reasonably have expected. Rooms are cleaned to the highest standard, well equiped with french windows leading to a secluded garden with a swimming pool and bar-b-q's. Venue is about five minutes...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only Qualmark and Qualmark Green rated motel in Haruru Falls. Set in stunning gardens with a fabulous pool. Relax in our beautiful and peaceful surroundings. We look forward to welcoming you to our little piece of New Zealand paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ash Grove Motel

Address: Ash Grove Circle | Puketona Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $106 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ash Grove Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Ash Grove Boutique Hotel
Ash Grove Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
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#13 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
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