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Tokoroa, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

we had such a relaxing time at this motel.peter and his wife are great couple.hospitality was fantastic.great place with the view of haruru falls..would like to come back here again with my grandchildren in the near future.

Thank billmar126
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to get to and find, happy and helpful reception Same price as the Kiwi campsite but far better. The pitches are spacious level and most over looking the river and falls. 3 km from the shops. Clean showers and toilets with plenty of hot water. The small kitchen was more than adequate for the size of the campsite. Free...

Thank old_romantics_2000
Long Beach, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel has an awesome view of the falls from most rooms, though not ours. The accommodations are two bedrooms with one bathroom and kitchenette. The units are clean but basic/modest. For the price, the place is great. The location is a 5 minute drive into Paihia where most of the activity is happening. The immediate location has kayaking on...

Thank LongBeachBoludo
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Campsites have a beautiful view. Kitchen and ablution block are clean an modern with free showers! Friendliest campground staff/owners I have ever come across. Will be back for sure. Thank you so much for our stay.

Thank ayla P
Porirua, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The room was clean, comfortable and everything we needed for a great stay. We were first time visitors to this stunningly beautiful area. We went there with our cousins who were over from Perth and we couldnt have picked a better place to stay than this motel. Peter and Cheryl made us feel so very welcome & nothing was too...

Thank lauriemary01
Matamata, N.Z
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We stopped here recently and were just amazed at the motel unit we had with stunning views over the Haruru Falls and right down the bends of the river towards Paihia. The hosts/owners were very friendly and helpful and nothing was to much trouble to them. A lovely restful place to stay and only 2 minutes down the road to...

Thank BrendaMatamata_N_Z
Wingham, Australia
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stayed in the campground for 5 days and it was the most wonderful experience ever, private beach, great camp kitchen, clean bathrooms, not crowded. The owner is a really great host and catered for everybody. Just a great place to stay in the Bay of Islands.

Thank jinnyb899
Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We stayed for five nights in a motel overlooking the river and enjoyed every minute.Awesome hosts,amazing view.Close driving distance to Paihia/Waitangi/Kerikeri.Lovely and clean and a very comfy bed.Nice and quiet at night.We took our boat and there was plenty of room below in the campground.It was nice to kayak the river and up to the Haruru Waterfall.Had a great time...

Thank stevekim2017
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Falls Motel for 4 nights, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We booked a 2bdm apt that overlooked the waitangi river. It was clean, nicely decorated and we'll equipped for a family of 5. The pool was a favourite with views of the falls. We also hired kayaks from reception and paddled down the river which was great....

Thank lenaf_NZ
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We stayed at the Falls Motel for two nights. It was very clean and tidy with great facilities. The kids loved the pool and we all had great fun kayaking to the falls. Would love to visit again and try out the campsite next time!

Thank 3lilgreenthings

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spectacular views of Haruru Falls and lagoon, 7 studio units sleep 2-3 and 6x2 bedroom apartments sleep up to 7, fully s/c units with 32" LCD TVs, full kitchens and separate bathrooms, balcony or poolside patio. Swimming pool and barbecue area. Waterfront powered camper van and tent sites, safe private beach, historic jetty and wharf with blue water access. WiFi, Kayak hire, full booking service. Family owned and operated. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground

Address: 336 Puketona Road | Haruru Falls, Paihia 0247, New Zealand (Formerly Haruru Falls Motor Inn)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $107 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Haruru Falls Hotel
Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
Hotel Style:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#11 Family Hotel in Paihia
#12 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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“we stayed bottom floor right beside the swimming pool/BBQ facilities”
 of 5 bubbles stevekim2017, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Loved the view from our room of the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 3lilgreenthings, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for campsites facing the falls”
 of 5 bubbles AlexxMixx, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No room, powered campsite”
 of 5 bubbles markcG9000MH, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms excellent and camping ground awesome too but downhill.Motels overlook them.Picture perfect”
 of 5 bubbles , 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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