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Outrigger Motel

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed our brief stay, the location is fantastic, a very short stroll to shops and eateries but just far enough away not to be noisy. Very friendly welcoming owners. Definitely recommend. We'll be back.

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Thank Sallie L
perth
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a one night stay with our teenage son in this very comfy and clean hotel.Seperate double room and single bed in living area suited our situation very well. Helpful and friendly managers and excellent location really close to town Centre and ferry and cruises. We were able to leave our car parked whilst we wondered around after check...

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Thank Janny O
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very well run compact motel almost in the heart of Paihia run by Suzi and Greg. Even though we had not visited for quite some time our previous stay was remembered! Very well placed for the facilities on offer in Paihia and there is plenty of parking avalable. We will hopefully be back!

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Ian for your review and most importantly thank you for coming back to us. We really do appreciate and love having you back at Outrigger. Be happy and well for 2017 and see you both again soon we hope. Take care Suzi

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, full kitchen with 2 mini markets right down the street. We had booked an all day trip to 90 Mile Beach so we didn't get to see much of the town, the owners were very pleasant and more than helpful when we arrived.

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Yes Lisa T you will have to come back! We recommend at the least, 3 days but glad you enjoyed our location and your time here. Happy new year! Kind regards Suzi

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great recent stay at the Outrigger. I had booked online from London and immediately received a very friendly email from Suzi and Greg offering all kinds of suggestions to enhance my stay in the Bay of Islands. The Outrigger itself is right in the heart of Paihia and everything is within walking distance. Despite this, it's very quiet and I...

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Thank Michael B
outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Glad you made it back safe and sound Michael and thanks so much for your review. I'm just sorry I didn't get to chat to you a bit more (I had a bit going on behind the scenes!). Thanks again and we wish you all the very best for 2017. Be happy and well. Kindest regards Suzi

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Outrigger is clean and comfy with very handy nice location. Not so big but cute little compact room. Also all the staff are kind and friendly. I enjoyed staying there, and will definitely come back whenever I go to Paihia.

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing our Economical room which we advertise nearly in your words....cute and compact! Great you enjoyed our fantastic central location and we'd love to see you again. Wishing you a very safe and happy Christmas! many thanks and see you again soon. Suzi

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Really great value for money. Greeted by nice staff and a tidy room. Really good location, a mere 1 minute walk from the shops. The only downside being that the walls are fairly thin. Would stay again.

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for being with us in over the weekend in our "Economical unit" which are very popular for their value and cuteness. Ask us about our other units for your next stay if you wish, as we have different styles in our complex. The "Economical units" are a NZ iconic Lockwood style build and are loved for their ambiance and...

Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The Outrigger is clean and comfortable and it only a few minutes walk to the centre of Paihia and the ferry harbour if you want to visit Russell or take a sightseeing boat trip. Some good restaurants nearby and convenience shops for all basic needs. The owners are very welcoming and ready to help with advice on what to see...

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Glad you had a great time here in Bay of Islands with the many things to see and do. Yes and glad you enjoyed your stay at our central location to restaurants and the wharf and shops here in Paihia. We are always pleased to be able to offer our local knowledge and advice. Merry Christmas and thank you! Hope...

Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Travelled with my 87yr old mother. Perfect location for us as it was an easy stroll to the main shopping and tourist area. Lovely unit. Spotless and quiet. Hosts very helpful giving us maps and local knowledge. Would go there again definitely.

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

it was lovely to have you here and thank you for taking the time to review and glad we ticked all the boxes for your stay. Wishing you a lovely Christmas with family and friends and we'd love to see you again sometime soon. many thanks and take care Suzi

Reviewed 4 December 2016

I stayed at the Outrigger for 7 comfortable nights. Greg and Suzie were excellent hosts. My room was nicely looked after. Everything I needed was there at my fingertips. There's a Four Square and a Countdown less than a minute's walk away so cooking a meal in my unit was easy. Plus the motel is located very near the ferry...

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outriggermotel, Owner at Outrigger Motel, responded to this review

Thank very much Richard B - it was a privilege to host you and get to know you. Greg and I wish you and your family and welcome to Paihia. we'll see you again very soon we hope. Merry Christmas Suzi and Greg

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our quiet location in central Paihia is only moments from the shops, cafes, restaurants, beach and the wharf. All our units are spacious, clean (serviced daily) and comfortable with full kitchen, en-suite and outdoor seating to soak up the sun. In the evening you can relax in our private spa pool, dine alfresco in our BBQ area or enjoy one of the many fine restaurants just walking distance away. Qualmark Three PLUS STAR and ENVIRO awarded! FREE WIRELESS INTERNET and free parking. Experienced, friendly kiwi hosts, Suzi (Life membership NZ Motel Assoc.2014) And Greg (NZ Local Heroes Award for community) welcome you to Paihia and the Bay of Islands ... more   less 

Additional Information about Outrigger Motel

Address: 45 Williams Road | PO Box 239, Paihia 0252, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $116 - $189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Outrigger Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Outrigger Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Paihia
#4 Business Hotel in Paihia
#6 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#13 Family Hotel in Paihia
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