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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Great hosts, very helpful and friendly and able to accommodate us at short notice. Couldn't ask for better. The room/s were spotless, the beds just so comfortable, and the showers good hot and strong. We love this place. Very good location for Paihia without the waterfront hubbub and noise from the backbackers places, pubs/bars and restaurants. Great for a jump...

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PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely review. It was great to meet you and we are glad we could accommodate you.

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights here, having booked online some days previously. The motel is excellent - very clean, well appointed, good location, within walking distance of the shops, supermarket, the beach, small park and the ferry and tour boat terminals. We enjoyed a King suite, with glass floor to ceiling windows/doors accessorised with gorgeous filmy curtains and heavy drapes for...

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PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and thank you for loving my new curtains!

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Stayed at Admiral's View Lodge for 3 days; lovely spot in Paihia, close to beach & shops ... We had a balcony studio for 3 which caught the afternoon sun .. Room was a good size, spotless with a well equipped kitchenette .. Nice bright bathroom with powerful shower ... There was also a BBQ on site if you wished...

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PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. We are lucky to catch that afternoon sun and the balcony is certainly a very nice place to sit and relax after a big day exploring. We hope you are enjoying the rest of your travels and hope to see you again soon.

Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We have been trying to pick accommodation by drive-by (forgot about trip advisor) and we win some and we loose some. This one was a winner! We got a downstairs studio room which was spacious, clean, well equipped and well furnished. Motel managers were friendly and helpful. We loved our stay. Very relaxing. Would definitely come again.

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PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and I am glad we exceeded your expectations. It was great to meet you both and I hope your luck is continuing!

Longmont, Colorado
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Our second time here at the motel - we do prefer the balcony studios over the garden- level rooms because we feel they are brighter. Also, you have better views. The large balcony is a shared one for 3 rooms in a row. The kitchenette is well equipped and there's additional stuff in a community room that doubles as laundry...

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PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an informative review. We agree wholeheartedly that we need to constantly update and keep the rooms fresh and modern. We have started with the carpet and furnishings and next year we'll be getting stuck into some of the bigger jobs like bathrooms. We hope to see you again so...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The motel was clean and decent size but not the most spacious motel I have stayed at on my 3 week trip through NZ. It was clean and up to date. There was a small kitchenette which had everything you need. The bathroom was clean. The reception staff were very friendly and helpful. Wifi worked well. Do the Hole in...

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PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting your informative review. Our garden rooms are on the smaller side and if you want space we recommend our sunny balcony rooms which are double the size with a full kitchenette. The garden rooms are very economical on the budget and you have access to a BBQ with side burner if you would like...

Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Good clean and spacious studio room, very modern furniture and fittings, seating bench outside on shared terrace facing the evening sun. Motel is in a quiet position but within easy reach of the beach, restaurants and bars. Good advice from owner on where to eat out and trips to take, with an extensive range of tourist leaflets in reception.

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Thank you so much for taking the time to post your lovely review.

Chaweng, Thailand
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Comfortable bed with nice linen, quiet room , got a good night's sleep, great shower, free wifi, sky tv, host was helpful, good location , a walk to the beach in two minutes I will recommend this motel to my friends

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Thank you so much for your recommendation and taking the time to place your review.

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This motel was our second accommodation on our tour of New Zealand, we rated it top of our list, and as we continue our tour, it is still up there at the top of our list. We received a very friendly welcome. The exterior of the motel is very pleasing. It is situated in a quiet street, it takes approximately...

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PennyDB, Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely and very informative review. It was a pleasure having you to stay.

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We stayed for three nights at the Admiral's View, a great little motel, our room being clean and spacious with lovely views. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and Craig was very helpful and friendly. It was a short walk into the town centre, walking along the water's edge a delight. Would definitely recommend this lovely motel.

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Thank you for taking the time to review us, Craig is very pleased with his mention!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Friendly 4+star self-contained and serviced motel in a central location. Relax and enjoy the view to the sea from the sunny balcony or patio of most units. Admirals View Lodge is well located for walking to all your Paihia activities and attractions - plus tours pick up daily from the motel. We are close to the Paihia beach (only 1 block, 250m) but benefit from a peaceful location away from Paihia's main road. Let us help you plan your trip to see the Bay of Islands and the famous Hole in the Rock. Take a bus on an exciting journey to Cape Reinga or enjoy the thrill of swimming with dolphins. Enjoy a ferry ride to Romantic Russell or soak up the history at Waitangi Treaty Grounds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Admiral's View Lodge & Motel

Address: 2 Macmurray Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $101 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Admiral's View Lodge & Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Admiral's View Lodge & Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
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“Quiet location”
 of 5 bubbles MIkeSuzie, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Good view of the bay (if on second floor)”
 of 5 bubbles gibertr2017, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose one of the balcony rooms for a lovely view over the Bay”
 of 5 bubbles GuidoBrunetti, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I think the upper floor gives the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles dormiegal, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper floor get one away from the parking area where it's a tight fit. They have views too.”
 of 5 bubbles OB-Traveller, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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