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Cook's Lookout Motel

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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“norm shelagh”(51 reviews)
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsnorm shelaghnew zealandsolar heated poolshort driveamazing viewspeaceful locationharuru fallsgreat hostssense of humourglass of wineplaces to visitthree nightspaihia towntwo bedroom unita great place to staylocal areaoverlooking the bay
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Received a warm welcome from Norm and Shelagh, felt really looked after with nothing too much trouble. They were happy to drive you down to Paihia if you wanted to go out for a meal/drink etc. with excellent recommendations of where to eat (and places...More

Thank skc1959
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Norm and Shelagh were awesome. We had been stung by a double booking at another venue and were incredibly impressed by Norm and Shelagh's warmth, support with problem-solving and work to secure us a spot with them. The pool was a perfect place to unwind...More

Thank Eire73
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Stayed here with two friends last month and could not have been happier with the choice. A short drive from the center of town ( on a hill with the most outstanding view ), quiet, clean and our hosts were delightful. Norman and Shelagh were...More

Thank scoutpete
Reviewed 18 December 2017

My mum and I spent 5 nights at Cook's Lookout in December - wish we could have stayed longer. We stayed here on our last trip in 2013 and it was just as great in 2017. We had unit #8 – a spacious and bright...More

Thank HappyBCTravellers
Reviewed 10 December 2017

The motel has fabulous views of the bay. Rooms are very clean, very quiet and the owners make you very welcome. The location is only a few minutes from Paihia so you get both: a peaceful setting and nice restaurants close by.

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$109 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Paihia
#1 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$109 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Paihia
#1 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (188)
Pool & Beach (17)
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VPMarketing
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!
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cforchuck
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!
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"I can't imagine there would be a bad room"
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"Get an ocean view room"
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"the pool offers a beautiful view overlooking the bay"
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"Get extra internet slips (it's free but they do it in chunks and you have to login) when you check in."
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