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Admiral's View Lodge & Motel

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Reviewed 15 April 2016

This was a bright, clean and comfortable motel with everything we needed. The owners were friendly and very helpful, the location was great, close to the shops in Paihia and the beach. It was called Admiral's View, but we didn't have a sea view which was disappointing, but not enough to deduct a star. If I could have given it...

Thank Patsy45
PennyDB, General Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful view. We inherited the motel name when we purchased the property 13 years ago and while some rooms have magnificent views others do not. Over the years some of the views have been eroded and larger 3 storey buildings were allowed to be built on the water front and vegetation has grown up.

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 April 2016

The Admiral's View Lodge is a great place to stay. If it is comfort, cleanliness and good value you are after then this is the place for you. The apartments are well furnished and have everything you need for a comfortable stay. The motel is within easy walking distance of restaurants, shops and all the "what to do" adventures in...

Thank jayne312
PennyDB, General Manager at Admiral's View Lodge & Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to place such a wonderful review, our staff appreciate hearing your positive comments.

Reviewed 29 March 2016

Stayed 1 night in room 1. Friendly owner who kindly gave us choice of 2 rooms. Quiet room so slept well. Easy walk to restaurants. Room was big enough for us with limited cooking options, only a microwave no stove top. Shower room had 2 basins, unmatched. Kindly allowed to leave car there after checking out while we went to...

Thank ThurlbyReviewer
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 March 2016

location was just perfect from town centre, with 10 minutes walking distance. parking space and bike rental available. owner was friendly. He provided travel ideas and maps upon check in. we four people shared the two bedroom apartment on the ground floor. room was quiet, nice and clean, space was not big but enough for four people. got all amenities...

Thank Loyjvy
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We had an excellent room with balcony, sea view and spa bath. Good size and roomy. Very clean. Craig (host) was very helpful and engaging with lots of good advice. Definately stay again and thoroughly recommend.

Thank CrustyLE
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 March 2016

On a motor cycle rally trip. The service provided by Craig and family was friendly accomadating. Helped with advise on eating places around the town, which was within walking distance. Rooms were well presented and had everything required, well serviced. Craig also went out of his way to assist in taking my wife down to the intercity bus on the...

Thank joedinknz
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Unit was spacious and immaculate. Could not fault at all. 5 minute walk to Main Street of Paihia. Quiet but close to the action. Would stay here again definitely. Nothing was a problem if we needed advice etc.

Thank Brent H
Reviewed 12 March 2016

We stayed in an upstairs studio which was spacious, light and airy and well appointed. Kitchenette with stovetop and electric grill, nice crockery. The bathroom had a twin sink and good shower. The patio with chairs afforded a sea view, rooms 7 and 8 offer private balconies. Friendly owner. Good wifi. Use of pool in hotel next door. Good location...

Thank MKH50
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Went here with four other of my friends! Great apartment and situated in the perfect area for paihia! Craig was very accommodating! Helped us with things to do and see! Also our door wasn't working properly got back and he changed the locks no questions asked! Apartment was clean as well! Lovely stay would definitely go back! Thanks!

Thank Penny R
Australind, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We had the budget room, so just had the basics. It was very clean and had everything we needed in it, so we were happy with our stay. Service was great and we were given food options as well as local things to go and see in the town which was very helpful. It was a short stroll to the...

1Thank Anna S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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: $95 - $229 (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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Admirals View Hotel
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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“Balcony Studio which catch afternoon sun”
 of 5 bubbles delboy99, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't be turned off if there are no upstairs rooms available.”
 of 5 bubbles GregAMck, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in the ground floor unit, quiet, no view but only a two minute walk to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles 89chewbacca, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a room on the side with a view of the sea, but obviously the front would have a better view.”
 of 5 bubbles mum2molliemoo, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms have view of sea but only in distance across the town.”
 of 5 bubbles 51SandraT, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
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