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Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I agree with the other excellent reviews. We spent a week here in a spacious room overlooking the river with a fine view of the falls from the large balcony. The view changes all the time and is spectacular. Paihia is close by. The owners are very pleasant and helpful.

Thank Bruce C
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here for two nights in a self contained apartment. Good location, everything you want or need is available. We were able to book an all day cruise from reception. The owners went above and beyond. They were very helpful and genuine. (Even gave me some after sun to ease the pain) Definitely be back

Thank podge78
Pau, France
Reviewed 13 January 2016

I cannot praise this campsite highly enough. The essential stuff:- the facilities are excellent, the toilets, showers and wash basins are clean (all the time) and the warm water in the showers is very good. The site, though small is very comfortable, the ground is good and very level. The power points and water are in very useable places and...

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 7 nights and it was great. It is right on the river directly below the Haruru falls and has kayaks for hire so you can go right up to the base of the falls and down the river. The units were clean and tidy (though slightly dated). Location is a short drive from Paihia. Would definitely...

Thank jasonbQ9599NO
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Stayed here as a family for four nights. Rooms were very clean and well serviced. What was impressive was the service - very helpful, offered lots of advice and support on what to do in the area. They couldn't do enough to help us. Would definitely return.

Thank Mikedup46
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground in a tent for four nights between Christmas and New Year. We are a family of 4, including 2 toddlers. We really enjoyed our stay at the campsite, in particular the play area and trampoline for the children. It was nice to be close to Haruru Falls and the water. The...

2Thank Victoria M
Auckland NZ
Reviewed 14 December 2015

The owners were nice and very helpful. Rooms (we were upstairs in a pet friendly room) were lovely and clean. Beautiful views, lovely place to walk around. Would definately go back. So relaxing and close to all the attractions

Thank LotsaBlondeMoments
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

All the amenities you need with 5 star views. The staff couldn't be nicer and made us all feel so welcomed. Great walks to Waitangi and you have to take up the kayaks to experience the falls close up and the wildlife in the waterway. Third generation of family to stay here and likely not the last. Super service.

1Thank Klaus R
Reviewed 4 July 2015

This is an older style property with great rooms and a brilliant view of the Haruru Falls straight from the balcony of our family room. We were given a room on the first floor which had two bedrooms, a large dining table, kitchenette and living area. More than enough room for a couple of days. The rooms were clean and...

1Thank Tony W
Cambridge, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 June 2015

my husband and I stayed here for 2 nights. From booking to check out we found the service awesome. Rooms are well equip with our room having a great view of the falls. Room 9. home away from home. The Motel is not far to Travel to surrounding areas like Paihia, Kerikeri , Waitangi and Russell but you do need...

Thank Thegood1z

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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: $119 - $199 (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
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#11 Family Hotel in Paihia
#12 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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“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
“Upstairs deluxe rooms if you want a better view and more space.”
 of 5 bubbles 1margy2, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Go for a first floor room with a view of the falls.”
 of 5 bubbles Mikedup46, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Maybe take an upstairs room to enhance the view. (Note: they don't have a lift) However if you want to use the pool then stay on the ground floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Gemmi, 25 Jan 2015 | Read review
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