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Cook's Lookout Motel

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Reviewed November 28, 2012

Great room with excellent view and friendly hospitality. John had a successful fishing trip catching 4 good size snapper which we shared with our hosts. Norm and Shelagh were very helpful and arranged all our trips and fishing charter even taking John down at 6.30...More

Thank paulinaAustralia
Reviewed November 26, 2012

We were made so welcome by our hosts and they made sure we saw the most important sights, drawing us maps and generally providing helpful tips on half and full day's out.. We saw far more of Northland because of their help and advice. The...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed November 19, 2012

The pictures and other reviewers don't lie. The Cook's Lookout motel was our base in the Bay of Islands for 5 nights & we could not have wished for more. Norm was a wonderful host, offering suggestions of places to visit, tours to do, personalised...More

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed November 19, 2012

We were impressed with the personalised services of Norm and Shelagh. They sent us an email to ask if they could help in any way to make our stay more comfortable. Their recommendations on restaurants and places to go were also very good. Overall, this...More

Thank GM191112
Reviewed November 17, 2012

Well, I am travelling a lot across the globe, especially for business. But what I experienced at Cooks lookout during my last trip was - in simple words - fantastic. Before listing the big pros of this location let us first avoid some misunderstandings. If...More

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Amenities
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Pool
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Pool
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$84 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#1 Family Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$84 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#1 Family Hotel in Paihia
Room types
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August 16, 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
January 5, 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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"The further up the hill the better the view but they all seemed to be good that way."
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"the overhead studio, on the top of the property offers a great view with 4 large windows"
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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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