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Cook's Lookout Motel

9 Causeway Road | P.O. Box 380, Paihia 0257, New Zealand
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Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Free Wifi
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    All reviews norm shelagh solar heated pool short drive stunning views peaceful location haruru falls great hosts sense of humour glass of wine places to visit mile beach paihia town three nights two bedroom unit local area islands area bbq area cooks norman deck
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We booked a ocean view studio and it over delivered. The unit itself was fully kitted and large for a studio. Very clean and comfortable with useable kitchen table and lounge. The views from the bed and the outdoor table and chairs were fantastic. A...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Outstanding view. Nice friendly owners. Partially renovated but lacking in charm and extras that make a place special. Only place we stayed at in our month long trip of New Zealand that did not provide plunger coffee (only instant) or milk. No screens, mosquitos, no...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Norman and Shelagh's welcome was as warm as ever for our return visit to Cook's Lookout. The fantastic weather made our time there really special. It is the best value for the views alone. You just have to try it!

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My wife and I stayed here for three nights last month, and I only got round to writing this review once we were back in the UK. This was our first trip to the fabulous Bay of Islands and, as we normally do in New...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We booked into Cooks Lookout in an ocean view cabin. The cabin was what we expected from the website, no complaints there. Unfortunately, the weather had other ideas and it rained so hard that we couldn't see the ocean through the windows. On the final...More

    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    Pool & Beach (16)
    Dining (10)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    is there transportation from the airport?
    16 August 2016|
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    Response from Mia W | Reviewed this property |
    i am not sure, i got the bus there, and Norm picked us up from the wharf. Email the hotel, they are very helpful!
    Do they have wi-fi. If so is there a charge and how much
    5 January 2015|
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    Response from Wendsgeo | Reviewed this property |
    Yes there is free wifi, coupons are given with passwords, and you can get as many coupons as you need!
    Room Tips
    "All rooms have great views of the water."
    workerbee151_10, 5 days agoRead review
    "We loved room #6, which has a water view from the bed."
    Raewyn A, 21 days agoRead review
    "Pay the extra for the view! Main reason to stay here."
    Uktravelmatt, 23 days agoRead review
    "Rely on owners after they know your desires."
    browntdb, 1 month agoRead review
    "Ask for a room with a view"
    Jane S, 1 month agoRead review
    "All rooms seemed quiet n well located"
    Julie B, 1 month agoRead review
    "Corner room top of property. Room #3 if memory serves."
    Burt M, 1 month agoRead review
    "Decide if you want to look over the pool or not."
    bkdlscammell, 2 months agoRead review
    "Units 7 and 8 are prime spots but I can't speak for the others."
    Amateur123, 2 months agoRead review
    "Get a room on top floor for the views. If you want a ground floor room stay in room 11 - closer to the pool!"
    Benaiah03, 2 months agoRead review
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